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Power Macintosh

The Power Macintosh Power Mac, is a family of personal computers designed and sold by Apple Computer, Inc. as part of its Macintosh brand from March 1994 until August 2006. Described by MacWorld Magazine as "The most important technical evolution of the Macintosh since the Mac II debuted in 1987," the Power Macintosh was Apple's first computer to use a PowerPC processor. Software written for the Motorola 68030 and 68040 processors that were used in Macintoshes up to that point would not run on the PowerPC natively, so a Mac 68k emulator was included with System 7.1.2. While the emulator provided good compatibility with existing Macintosh software, performance was about one-third slower than comparable Macintosh Quadra machines; the Power Macintosh replaced the Quadra in Apple's lineup, were sold in the same enclosures. Over the next twelve years, the Power Macintosh evolved through a succession of enclosure designs, a rename to "Power Mac", five major generations of PowerPC chips, a great deal of press coverage, design accolades, controversy about performance claims.

The Power Mac was discontinued as part of Apple's transition to Intel processors, making way for its replacement, the Mac Pro. The first Power Macintosh models were released in March 1994, but the development of Power Macintosh technology dates back to mid-1988. Jean-Louis Gassée, president of Apple's product division, started the "Jaguar" project with the goal of creating a computer that would not only be the fastest desktop computer on the market, but would accept commands by talking to the computer; this was envisioned to be a new computer line altogether, not a Macintosh, the Jaguar team was kept independent of the Macintosh team. This separation included operating system development, with the newly-conceived "Pink" being the platform for the new computer. Jaguar was not intended to be a high-volume, mainstream system. Gassée's preference, as it was with the upcoming Macintosh IIfx, was to create a product that would compete in the high-end workstation market not an area of strength for Apple.

The decision to use RISC architecture was representative of a shift in the computer industry in 1987 and 1988, where RISC-based systems from Sun Microsystems, Hewlett-Packard and IBM were outpacing the performance offered by systems based on Motorola's 68020 and 68030 processors and Intel's 80386 and 80486 CPUs. Apple invested considerable time and effort in an attempt to create their own RISC CPU in a project code-named "Aquarius" to a point where a Cray-1 supercomputer was purchased to assist with designing the chip; the company lacked the financial and manufacturing resources to produce a working product and the project was cancelled in 1989. By early 1990, Apple was in contact with a number of RISC vendors to find a suitable hardware partner; the team that had created the IIfx independently started experimenting with creating a new Macintosh product that would combine a Motorola 68030 processor with an AMD Am29000 RISC chip. Apple had released a product built on the 29k called "Macintosh Display Card 8•24 GC", a so-called "Macintosh Toolbox accelerator" NuBus card that provided faster drawing routines than those included on the Macintosh ROM.

The team's experiments resulted in a 68020 emulator implemented in RISC, but the 29k project was dropped in mid-1990 due to financial infeasibility. Apple had looked at processors such as those from MIPS Technologies and Acorn Computers, as well as the Intel i860. Negotiations with Sun included the condition that Sun would use the Macintosh interface for its SPARC workstation computers in exchange for Apple using Sun's SPARC processors in Macintosh workstations. Negotiations with MIPS to use the R4000 processor included the condition that the Macintosh interface would be available as an alternative to Advanced Computing Environment; this deal fell through due to Microsoft being a major partner in the ACE Consortium, as well as concerns about manufacturing capability. The Intel i860 was eliminated from consideration due to its high complexity. Apple did not consider IBM's POWER1 processor as an option, believing that IBM would not be willing to license it to third parties. In mid-1990, Apple chose the Motorola 88110, an as yet unfinished chip that combined the 88100 CPU and 88200 FPU into a single package.:7 For the rest of the year, Apple's engineers developed a 68k emulator that would work with this future chip.

This project became known as "RLC", short form "RISC LC", a play on the name of Apple's upcoming Macintosh LC computer. By January 1991, the engineering team had produced a prototype of a Macintosh LC with its 68020 CPU being swapped out for an 88100 and a 68020 emulator; this prototype was able to use an unmodified Macintosh Toolbox ROM and could boot into System 7. A few months a second prototype was created, utilizing a Macintosh IIsi case with the now-completed Motorola 88100 chip.:10-11Jaguar wasn't intended to be a high-volume mainstream system. Instead, mass-market RISC systems would follow sometime later. After Gassée left Apple in early 1990, the goal of the Jaguar project was refocused to be a mainstream Macintosh system instead of a new platform; the Jaguar project was folded into the Macintosh team in early 1991.:10 While the Jaguar project itself never came to fruition, Taligent never resulted in a functional operating system, many of the elements developed by the Jaguar hardware and software teams were brought to market in mid-1993 with the Centris 660AV

Sun Airway

Sun Airway is an American music duo consisting of Jon Barthmus and Patrick Marsceill of The A-Sides. The duo plays a style of alternative dance, dream pop, alternative rock, indie pop, indie rock, pop rock music. Sun Airway was established in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2009, while they disbanded in 2013; the duo released two studio albums, Nocturne of Exploded Crystal Chandelier and Soft Fall, both with Dead Oceans. In 2017, they self-released Heraldic Black Cherry, they formed after the disbandment of The A-Sides in 2009, where they originated from Philadelphia, being Jon Barthmus and his drummer Patrick Marsceill. There was a brief hiatus in 2013 with speculation that the band had disbanded once again, after only seeing a few posts on their Facebook page between 2012 and 2016. Speculation was put to rest with the announcement of their third album; the band commenced as a musical entity in 2009, with releasing a studio album, Nocturne of Exploded Crystal Chandelier, on October 25, 2010, with Dead Oceans.

Their subsequent studio album, Soft Fall, was released on October 2, 2012, as the final release from the duo by Dead Oceans. In December 2016, Sun Airway released a single called FOAM, with an announcement of a new album, on their Facebook Page. Jonathan Ernest "Jon" Barthmus – lead vocals Patrick Marsceill – drums Studio albumsNocturne of Exploded Crystal Chandelier Soft Fall Heraldic Black Cherry Official page on Facebook

Model Behavior

Model Behavior is a 2000 television film that aired on ABC's The Wonderful World of Disney anthology series. The film was directed by Mark Rosman; the film stars Justin Timberlake and co-stars Kathie Lee Gifford. It is based on the book by Michael Levin Janine and Alex and Janine. Alex Burroughs is a insecure teen girl who dreams of becoming a fashion designer. While helping her father with his catering business at a party, she meets Janine Adams, a famous teenage model. Meanwhile, Janine work. After not being home when she has her first book signing, because her little brother Max is going on a publicity tour. Through a strange coincidence, the girls realize that they look identical to each other. Through this realization and Janine decide to swap places for a while. Alex gets to date Jason Sharp, a young, but sweet, male model, while Janine gets a date with Eric Singer, the most popular guy in Alex’s school. However, she has to deal with Deirdre; when they start their new life, they both end up with dates for Saturday.

Though they were supposed to change back Friday, they call each other up and extend the date. Janine warns Alex to stay away from Jason because she believes that he is using her for the attention. Meanwhile, Alex warns Janine to stay away from Eric Singer. Alex's little brother Josh tries to reveal her "Janine" secret. Towards the end when Alex wants to tell Jason that she is not Janine, but she is seen by Eric and he thinks she's cheating on him. Jason walks off on her as well. So Janine and Alex swap back the next morning. Alex is grounded but she goes to the ball and so does Janine, disguising herself as Alex. After both families show up, everyone finds out their secret; the two are able to convince their families to not be so hard on them and Eric leaves the most popular girl in school, Mindy, to be with Janine. Jason shows up having seen Josh's tape which Alex sent to him to show him the truth and dances with her. Maggie Lawson as Alex Burroughs/Janine Adams Justin Timberlake as Jason Sharpe Daniel Clark as Josh Burroughs Jim Abele as Ted Burroughs Karen Hines as Monique Jesse Nilsson as Eric Singer Cody Gifford as Max Adams Kathie Lee Gifford as Deirdre Adams Vendela Kirsebom as Herself Jake Steinfeld as Himself Victoria Oliver as Sharon Ramona Pringle as Mindy Kaylis Ann Turnbull as Mrs. Burroughs Directed by Mark Rosman Writing credits Michael Levin - Janine & Alex, Alex & Janine book Matt Roshkow - teleplay Produced by Jack Brodsky - co-producer Mike Carz - executive producer "Here We Go" sung by *NSYNC "Hello World" Performed by Belle Perez "Walking on Sunshine" Performed by Katrina & the Waves "Power to the Meek" Performed by Eurythmics "Let That Be Enough" Performed by Switchfoot "If You Wanna Dance" Performed by Nobody's Angel "Ooh La La La" Performed by Nobody's Angel "Wishing on You" Performed by Nobody's Angel "I Can't Help Myself" Performed by Nobody's Angel "Beautiful Thing" Performed by All Star United From 2007 to the beginning of 2009, whenever the movie aired on the Disney Channel, commercials for it always mentioned Timberlake as "'N Sync's Justin Timberlake" despite the fact that the band broke up in 2002.

Model Behavior on IMDb

Lisa-Marie Karlseng Utland

Lisa-Marie Karlseng Utland is a Norwegian footballer who plays for Reading in the English FA WSL and for the Norway national team. Utland played 2010 season for the first division side IF Fløya, relegated at the end of the season. In 2012, she moved to Amazon Grimstad and scored seven goals in 23 games, helping the club narrowly avoid relegation. In 2013, she joined SK Trondheims-Ørn in Toppserien, for which she played in the first team, but appeared intermittently for the second team in the 2nd Division. On 9 September 2019, Reading announced the signing of Utland. Utland underwent several Norwegian youth teams. In September 2008, she participated with the U-16 team at the qualifying tournament in Estonia for the 2009 UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship where they qualified for the second qualifying round, held in Macedonia in April 2009, they reached the final round in Nyon. In September of the same year she was part of the U-19 team that participated in the qualifying for the 2010 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship and lost to Germany in second round, falling to qualify for the tournament.

In 2012, she played a match for the U-20 team and in 2014 she played for the U-23 team. On 8 April 2015 she was called for a friendly match against Netherlands. On 14 May 2015 she was nominated for the final squad for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, the only Norwegian player, in the roster, without any senior cap, she played on 23 May in a friendly against Belgium. As of match played 2 February 2020 Lisa-Marie Karlseng Utland at Soccerway Team`s Player profile Eurosport Player profile NFF Player Profile

Sekhar Suri

Sekhar Suri is an Indian film director predominately works for Telugu films. He got good recognition for the thriller film A Film by Aravind, he directed a Hindi film so far. All his movies has the some thriller elements in them. Sekhar was born in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, he used to watch a lot of TV series as a kid. God father was his favorite series on Doordarshan; this obsession continued till his graduation. He spent most of his early life in Hyderabad, he discontinued his degree in commerce to become a film maker. His original name is SS Chandra Sekhar. Since Chandra Sekhar is a common name in the film industry, he changed his name to Sekhar Suri. Another Tollywood director Indraganti Mohanakrishna is his cousin, he happened to meet actor Tarun on an occasion with the help of his friend. With the help of Tarun, he got a chance to meet the owner of Super Good Films; this way he got a chance to direct Tarun for the film Adrustam. The script of the film was loosely based on Roman Holiday.

However, the film did not do well at the box office. He prepared the script on his own and made it into a film A Film by Aravind starring Rajeev Kanakala, Richard Rishi, Mona Chopra in the lead roles; this film became a hit. Rishi had bagged seven films after this film. Next he made a psychological thriller film Three, a real life incident happened in Hyderabad; this film received critical response. Next he made a film Aravind 2 starring Kamal Kamaraju and others, he is working on a bollywood film Guns of Banaras with hero Karan Nath Adrustam A Film by Aravind Three Aravind 2 Dr Charkravarthy Guns of Banaras Sekhar Suri on IMDb

Isn't She Lovely

"Isn't She Lovely" is a song by Stevie Wonder from his 1976 album, Songs in the Key of Life. The lyrics celebrate the birth of Aisha Morris. Wonder collaborated on the song with Harlem studio owner Burnetta "Bunny" Jones; the song opens side 3 of Songs in the Key of Life, starts with a baby's first cry recorded during an actual childbirth. A recording of Wonder bathing Aisha as an older toddler is brought into the final section of the song, mixed with Wonder's extended chromatic harmonica solo. All of the instruments heard in the song are played by Wonder, except for Greg Phillinganes on some of the keyboard parts. During the recording process, bassist Nathan Watts laid down a bass guitar line to serve as a guide track for Wonder, but Wonder replaced this with his own keyboard bass performance; the more-than-six-minute song was not released as a single, as Wonder was unwilling to shorten the song to fit the 7", 45 rpm format. With consumers demanding a single, Tamla compromised in late 1976, a promotional version was given to radio stations.

This edited version, 3:12 in length, received so much airplay that it reached number 23 on the Adult Contemporary chart in January 1977. Since the song has become a jazz and pop standard, covered by many artists. Wonder performed the song live for Queen Elizabeth II at her Diamond Jubilee Concert on June 4, 2012, with lyrics modified to refer to the Queen. Tamla released two different versions of the song – the longer album version opens with the sound of a baby crying, the outro features Aisha as a baby; the song was not issued as a commercial single and therefore it did not appear on the major charts in the US and UK. However, due to radio airplay, it reached number 23 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart on January 29, 1977. Stevie Wonder – vocals, percussion, RMI Electra Piano, Fender Rhodes, bass synth, drums Greg Phillinganes – keyboards Vocalist David Parton released the song, a UK number 4 hit, in mid-January 1977, it spent nine weeks on the chart. It was the 54th biggest hit of the year.

Parton's version gave him one-hit wonder status in the UK. Jazz guitarist Lee Ritenour included the song on his 1977 instrumental album Captain Fingers. Pianist/percussionist Victor Feldman recorded a jazz instrumental version for his 1977 album The Artful Dodger. Feldman played congas on Ritenour's version released the same year. Clarinetist and bandleader Woody Herman fronted a big band version in 1978 on the album Fatha Herman and his Thundering Herd. Saxophonist/arranger Bill Holman included the song on his 1987 album The Bill Holman Band. In November 2012, an acoustic version sung by cancer victim Jimmy Higham and his friend and colleague John Walmsley reached number 41 on the UK Singles Chart, surpassing the likes of Taylor Swift and Rihanna; the song was released and proceeds of its electronic sales went to raise money for a bursary fund set up in Higham's memory at Wellington College, where he had worked as a member of staff. As a result, Wonder's original version entered the UK Singles Chart and peaked at number 94.

Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics