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Perry County, Indiana

Perry County is a county located in the southwestern part of the U. S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, the population was 19,338; the county seat is Tell City. It is the hilliest county as well as one of the most forested counties in Indiana as it features more than 60,000 acres of Hoosier National Forest; the Ohio River Scenic Byway along Indiana State Road 66 runs along the southern border of the county while Interstate 64 traverses the northern portion of the county. Connecting the two is Indiana State Road 37; the county features three incorporated communities: Tell City and Troy. Each is located in Troy Township, situated along the south western corner of the county. Coordinated efforts with County officials led to the acquisition of an abandoned rail line that has since been reactivated as the County-owned Hoosier Southern Rail Road. Managed by the Perry County Port Authority, the 22-mile short-line rail road connects the Perry County River Port with the Norfolk Southern Rail Road. In recent years, average temperatures in Tell City have ranged from a low of 24 °F in January to a high of 88 °F in July, although a record low of −17 °F was recorded in January 1985, a record high of 106 °F was recorded in September 1954.

Average monthly precipitation ranged from 2.98 inches in October to 5.22 inches in May. The county government is a constitutional body, is granted specific powers by the Constitution of Indiana, by the Indiana Code. County Council: The county council is the fiscal body of the county government and controls all the spending and revenue collection in the county. Representatives are elected from county districts; the council members serve four-year terms. They are responsible for setting salaries, the annual budget, special spending; the council has limited authority to impose local taxes, in the form of an income and property tax, subject to state level approval, excise taxes, service taxes. Board of Commissioners: The executive and legislative body of the county is made of a board of commissioners; the commissioners are elected county-wide, in staggered terms, each serves a four-year term. One of the commissioners the most senior, serves as president; the commissioners are charged with managing the day-to-day functions of the county government.

Court: The county maintains a small claims court that can handle some civil cases. The judge on the court is elected to a term of six years and must be a member of the Indiana Bar Association; the judge is assisted by a magistrate, appointed by the judge. In some cases, court decisions can be appealed to the state level circuit court. County Officials: The county has several other elected offices, including sheriff, auditor, recorder and circuit court clerk Each of these elected officers serves a term of four years and oversees a different part of county government. Members elected to county government positions are required to declare party affiliations and to be residents of the county. Perry County is part of Indiana's 8th congressional district and is represented in Congress by Republican Larry Bucshon. According to the 2010 census, the county has a total area of 386.29 square miles, of which 381.73 square miles is land and 4.56 square miles is water. Crawford County Spencer County Dubois County Meade County Breckinridge County, Kentucky Hancock County, Kentucky Interstate 64 Indiana State Road 37 Indiana State Road 62 Indiana State Road 66 Indiana State Road 70 Indiana State Road 145 Indiana State Road 166 Indiana State Road 545 Hoosier National Forest Interstate 64 cuts across the northern portion of the county.

State Road 66, designated as the Ohio River Scenic Byway for most of its course in the county, is the most traveled road by residents and visitors alike, adjacent to the three most populous towns in the county as well as most major tourist destinations. State Road 37 connects the county to Indianapolis. Other state roads in the county include State Road 62, which parallels I-64. Perry County was formed on November 1814 from Warrick and Gibson Counties, it was named for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry who defeated the British squadron in the decisive Battle of Lake Erie in 1813. The Ohio River made Perry County a focal point and settlers were drawn here due to plentiful supplies of natural resources and the area's scenic beauty; as of the 2010 United States Census, there were 19,338 people, 7,476 households, 5,020 families residing in the county. The population density was 50.7 inhabitants per square mile. There were 8,495 housing units at an average density of 22.3 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 96.0% white, 2.4% black or African American, 0.4% Asian, 0.2% American Indian, 0.3% from other races, 0.8% from two or more races.

Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 1.0% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 37.8% were German, 14.4% were Irish, 11.6% were American, 8.7% were English. Of the 7,476 households, 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living to

DTU Diplom

DTU Diplom known as Copenhagen University College of Engineering, is the largest of its kind in Denmark. Since it was founded in 1881, the university college expanded its programmes and facilities, it is situated in attractive surroundings in Ballerup 15 km from the centre of Copenhagen and commands 42.000 m² of functional and beautiful buildings designed by PLH Architects. The Copenhagen University College of Engineering offers: Bachelor's degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Production engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, IT Engineering and Export Engineering; some of the programmes are taught in English. The programmes are fixed at 3½ years, including a six-month traineeship in a Danish or foreign company, except the programme in export engineering which takes 4½ years including a six-month traineeship in a Danish or foreign company; the university college offers bachelor-level post-graduate courses through the Department of Higher Education. The university college has an admission course for those who wish to attend engineering studies.

The course is an introduction to engineering aimed at those with vocational education. As per January 1, 2013, the Engineering College of Copenhagen merged with the Technical University of Denmark. After the merge, the facilities are now called DTU Diplom. Official website Copenhagen University College of Engineering Copenhagen University College of Engineering - pages in English


TokBox is a PaaS company that provides hosted infrastructure, APIs and tools required to deliver enterprise-grade WebRTC capabilities. It does so through its proprietary OpenTok video platform for commercial application. TokBox was founded by entrepreneurs Serge Faguet and Ron Hose and was backed by Sequoia Capital, Bain Capital, DAG Ventures, Youniversity Ventures; as of November 2010, TokBox had raised B and C funding. Headquartered in the SOMA district in San Francisco, CA. TokBox was acquired by Telefónica Digital, a subsidiary of Telefónica, in October 2012. Server SDKs: OpenTok's server SDKs wrap the OpenTok REST API, let developers securely generate tokens for their OpenTok applications. Supported libraries include: Java and PHP. Community created libraries include: Python, Ruby On Rails. NET, Node.js, Golang. Client Libraries: OpenTok's WebRTC client libraries enable video communications on a client platform. Supported libraries include: JavaScript, iOS and Android. Community created libraries include: PhoneGap and Titanium.

TokBox has a long history of active engagement with the developer community. It has sponsored numerous hackathons since 2010 such as TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon, API Hack Day and Music Hack DayPennApps, one of the largest of such events, takes place on University of Pennsylvania campus every semester. Over a thousand students from around the world competed in 2013 edition of PennApps. Four sophomore students from Carnegie Mellon University with no prior hackathon experience built Classity to showcase real-time lectures on the web and won the “Best Use of TokBox API” award. August – Series A funding from Sequoia Capital October – Launched November – Launched multi-party chat and partnership with Meebo April – TokBox Version 2 launched July – Series B Funding from Bain Capital Ventures and Sequoia Capital September – Launched the TokBox platform/ API Added document collaboration tool—Etherpad January — rolled out its first set of paid features--$9.99 per month. November – Series C Funding from DAG Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures and Sequoia Capital November — announced the OpenTok API February — TokBox announced that as of April 5, 2011 they will be discontinuing the TokBox video chat and video conferencing service to focus on their API, OpenTok.

TokBox was the subject of controversy when 50% of their engineering staff was fired in July 2009. This happened around the time; the VP of Marketing is stated as saying. None of the original founders are with TokBox. Wankel, C.. Streaming Media Delivery in Higher Education: Methods and Outcomes: Methods and Outcomes. Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development. IGI Global. Pp. 277–. ISBN 978-1-60960-801-9. Muchmore, Michael. "TokBox AIR". PC Magazine. Retrieved February 17, 2017. Alonso, Santiago Millán. "Telefónica acelera el avance de TokBox, su filial de comunicaciones visuales". Cinco Días. Retrieved February 17, 2017. Tong, Brian. "Tokbox gets super-sized group video meetings". CNET. Retrieved February 17, 2017. Nicole, Kristen. "TokBox Brings Video to Facebook IM Chat". Mashable. Retrieved February 17, 2017. TokBox Home Page

Herpes labialis

Herpes labialis known as cold sores, is a type of infection by the herpes simplex virus that affects the lip. Symptoms include a burning pain followed by small blisters or sores; the first attack may be accompanied by fever, sore throat, enlarged lymph nodes. The rash heals within 10 days, but the virus remains dormant in the trigeminal ganglion; the virus may periodically reactivate to create another outbreak of sores in the lip. The cause is herpes simplex virus type 1 and herpes simplex virus type 2; the infection is spread between people by direct non-sexual contact. Attacks can be triggered by sunlight, psychological stress, or a menstrual period. Direct contact with the genitals can result in genital herpes. Diagnosis is based on symptoms but can be confirmed with specific testing. Prevention includes avoiding kissing or using the personal items of a person, infected. A zinc oxide, anesthetic, or antiviral cream appears to decrease the duration of symptoms by a small amount. Antiviral medications may decrease the frequency of outbreaks.

About 2.5 per 1000 people are affected with outbreaks in any given year. After one episode about 33% of people develop subsequent episodes. Onset occurring in those less than 20 years old and 80% develop antibodies for the virus by this age. In those with recurrent outbreaks, these happen less than three times a year; the frequency of outbreaks decreases over time. The term labia means "lip". Herpes labialis does not refer to the labia of the genitals, though the origin of the word is the same; when the viral infection affects both face and mouth, the broader term orofacial herpes is used, whereas herpetic stomatitis describes infection of the mouth specifically. Herpes infections show no symptoms; the main symptom of oral infection is inflammation of the mucosa of the cheek and gums—known as acute herpetic gingivostomatitis—which occurs within 5–10 days of infection. Other symptoms may develop, including headache, nausea and painful ulcers—sometimes confused with canker sores—fever, sore throat.

Primary HSV infection in adolescents manifests as severe pharyngitis with lesions developing on the cheek and gums. Some individuals develop difficulty in swollen lymph nodes. Primary HSV infections in adults results in pharyngitis similar to that observed in glandular fever, but gingivostomatitis is less likely. Recurrent oral infection is more common with HSV-1 infections than with HSV-2. Symptoms progress in a series of eight stages: Latent: The remission period. Asymptomatic shedding of contagious virus particles can occur during this stage. Prodromal: Symptoms precede a recurrence. Symptoms begin with tingling and reddening of the skin around the infected site; this stage can last from a few days to a few hours preceding the physical manifestation of an infection and is the best time to start treatment. Inflammation: Virus begins reproducing and infecting cells at the end of the nerve; the healthy cells react to the invasion with swelling and redness displayed as symptoms of infection. Pre-sore: This stage is defined by the appearance of tiny, inflamed papules and vesicles that may itch and are painfully sensitive to touch.

In time, these fluid-filled blisters form a cluster on the lip tissue, the area between the lip and skin, can occur on the nose and cheeks. Open lesion: This is the most painful and contagious of the stages. All the tiny vesicles break open and merge to create one big, weeping ulcer. Fluids are discharged from blood vessels and inflamed tissue; this watery discharge is teeming with active viral particles and is contagious. Depending on the severity, one may develop a fever and swollen lymph glands under the jaw. Crusting: A honey/golden crust starts to form from the syrupy exudate; this yellowish or brown crust or scab is not made of active virus but from blood serum containing useful proteins such as immunoglobulins. This appears; the sore is still painful at this stage, more painful, however, is the constant cracking of the scab as one moves or stretches their lips, as in smiling or eating. Virus-filled fluid will still ooze out of the sore through any cracks. Healing: New skin begins to form underneath the scab as the virus retreats into latency.

A series of scabs will form over the sore, each one smaller than the last. During this phase irritation and some pain are common. Post-scab: A reddish area may linger at the site of viral infection as the destroyed cells are regenerated. Virus shedding can still occur during this stage; the recurrent infection is thus called herpes simplex labialis. Rare reinfections occur inside the mouth affecting the gums, alveolar ridge, hard palate, the back of the tongue accompanied by herpes labialis. A lesion caused by herpes simplex can occur in the corner of the mouth and be mistaken for angular cheilitis of another cause. Sometimes termed "angular herpes simplex". A cold sore at the corner of the mouth behaves to elsewhere on the lips. Rather than utilizing antifungal creams, angular herpes simplex is treated in the same way a

William John Ferguson

William John Ferguson was an Australian politician. Born in Redruth in South Australia to smelter James Boyce Ferguson and Barbara Robinson, he attended primary school before becoming an engine driver and journalist in South Australia's mining districts, subsequently moving to Broken Hill, where he married Elizabeth Poole. He would remarry on 8 December 1927 Lily Gertrude Hanks at Marrickville. In October 1892, following his involvement in the Broken Hill strike, Ferguson was gaoled for "conspiracy", was released in July 1893. An early member of the Australian Workers' Union and the Political Labor League, Ferguson was elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly in 1894 as the member for Sturt. Although he became president of the local council of the Australian Labor Federation in 1899, Ferguson's independent behaviour in the Assembly led to his disendorsement in 1901, he moved to Queensland, dying in Brisbane in 1935

Peter Newell (architect)

Peter Newell was an Australian architect, who worked in the modernist tradition in Queensland and became an architectural critic. Peter Edward Newell was born on 30 September 1916 in Victoria, he trained as an architect in Melbourne, graduating with his B. Arch from the University of Melbourne, he was a member of the editorial committee of the Royal Victorian Institute of Architects Students' Society journals, Smudges in 1937, along with Robin Boyd and Roy Simpson. In 1939 he proposed that work be reestablished on developing plans for small homes and this was picked up the Royal Victorian Institute of architects Small Homes Service. Newell enlisted in the Australian Army Engineers in 1942, he graduated from the School of Military Engineering in Sydney and spent some of his military service during World War II in Queensland. He remained in Queensland following the War, he was discharged with the rank of Captain and married Betty Thelander in 1945. Newell worked for the firm of Addison and McDonald.

He worked for Chambers and Ford, which became Ford and Newell in 1951 when he became a director in the firm. The partnership existed between 1951-1975; the Newell family moved to the suburb of St Lucia in Brisbane, where the University of Queensland had relocated.. Newell used his own residence as a means of reaching clients attracted to his design aesthetic, he was instrumental in the modernist movement influencing the design of Queensland homes. He designed homes in Brisbane and the Gold Coast of Queensland with designs that were moving away from elevated Queenslanders to ones which were constructed on a slab, integrated indoor and outdoor living and used overhanging eaves to provide for outdoor terraces. Newell lectured part time at the University of Queensland in the 1960's. Newell wrote several books describing the architecture of Queensland. Robin Boyd remarked that Newell introduced the Victorian tradition of painting exterior brickwork on Brisbane homes, influencing colour in homes in suburbs such as St Lucia.

Newell took his Masters in Architecture from the University of Queensland in 1988, with a thesis entitled The House in Queensland: From First Settlement to 1985. He died on 21 May 2010 in Queensland. Five boxes of Newell's papers are held in the University of Queensland Fryer Library. Many of his plans and drawings are held in the Fryer Library collection. Christ Church, St Lucia Winothulo, Roma - conversion to Memorial Club Yindingi, Gympie 180 Harts Rd, Indooroopilly Newell and White, Unk.. Brisbane Sketchbook. Adelaide: Rigby. Newell and Jopson, Kevin.. Gold Coast and green mountains sketchbook. Adelaide: Rigby. Newell and White, Unk.. New England Sketchbook. Adelaide: Rigby. Newell and Roberts, Ainslie.. Tropical Sketchbook. Adelaide: Rigby. Newell and Jopson, Kevin.. Darling Downs Sketchbook. Adelaide: Rigby. Newell, White, Jopson and Roberts, Ainslie.. Queensland Sketchbook. Adelaide: Rigby. Newell, P.. The Art and mystery of building. Brisbane: Peter Newell. Boyd and Newell, P.. St Lucia: A Housing Revolution is Taking Place in Brisbane.

Architecture, 106-109. Newell, Peter.. The Case for Contemporary Church Design. Church Chronicle, January 1, pp. 17-18. Newell, P.. Umbigumbi to the Gold Coast. Architecture in Australia, 48, 70-73. Newell, Peter.. Rude Forefathers and Non Pedigree Architecture. Scarab, 1. Newell, Peter.. The heritage architecture of Queensland. Journal of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland, 8: 737-747. Newell, Peter.. Development of the tropic house: Architecture in North Queensland. Journal of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland, 9: 162-168. Newell, P.. The origins and development of the Queensland house. Journal of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland, 10, 18-28