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Roy Roberts

Roy Roberts was an American character actor. Over his more than 40-year career, he appeared in more than nine hundred productions on stage and screen. Born in Dade City in Pasco County, near Tampa, Roberts began his acting career on the stage, first appearing on Broadway in May 1931 before making his motion picture debut in Gold Bricks, a 1936 two-reel comedy short released by 20th Century-Fox, he appeared in numerous films in secondary parts and returned to perform on Broadway in such productions as Twentieth Century, My Sister Eileen, Carnival in Flanders until he began making guest appearances on television series. After appearing on Gale Storm's My Little Margie in 1956, he became part of several television series for which he is best remembered. In a show, the precursor to The Love Boat, Roberts played the ship's captain for four years in Storm's next hit, Oh! Susanna, which aired on CBS and ABC from 1956 to 1960, he guest-starred in scores of series, including the western-themed crime drama, Sheriff of Cochise, the western series, My Friend Flicka, The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters, Brian Keith's Cold War drama, Crusader.

Roberts appeared on four episodes of the CBS legal drama, Perry Mason, including the role of murderer Arthur Janeel in the 1961 episode, "The Case of the Malicious Mariner." During the middle 1960s, Roberts was one of the most recognizable faces on television, had recurring roles concurrently on a number of popular programs, including: Bank president Mr. Cheever on CBS's The Lucy Show John Cushing, president of the rival Merchants Bank on CBS's The Beverly Hillbillies Railroad president Norman Curtis on CBS's Petticoat Junction Darrin's father Frank Stephens on ABC's Bewitched, alternating with actor Robert F. Simon depending upon availability. Banker Harry Bodkin on CBS's Gunsmoke Neighbor Bruce MacDermott on ABC's Our Man Higgins Preston "Press" Wasco and Kelly on the NBC western, Laredo "Doc" on John Payne's The Restless Gun in the 1957 episode "Trail to Sunset" Banker George Bristol on NBC's Bonanza Admiral Rogers on McHale's Navy. Capt. Walter A. Bascom in three episodes of the religion anthology series, Crossroads The Governor in a season two episode of Green Acres, "One of Our Assemblymen is Missing".

In the 1940s and 1950s, Roberts was a regular in many films noir, including Force of Evil, He Walked by Night, Nightmare Alley, The Brasher Doubloon and The Enforcer. In 1953, he appeared. In 1956 he was Colonel Sam Sherman in The First Texan. In 1962 Roberts appeared as John Kemper on the TV western Lawman in the episode titled "Heritage of Hate."He appeared in the neo-noirs The Outfit and Chinatown. He had a small role in the hit 1963 Stanley Kramer comedy, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad World as a police officer, his role was cut from television and movie versions to reduce running time. However, because of an interest in restoring IAMMMMW to its original length, Roberts' brief role has seen life again in versions made for laserdisc and extended-length DVDs. Roberts appeared in an episode of the situation comedy A Touch of Grace in 1973, his last television appearance was on the 21 January 1974 CBS broadcast of Here's Lucy. In that installment, "Lucy Is N. G; as An R. N.", Roberts played a veterinarian. Roberts died in Los Angeles, California, of a heart attack on 28 May 1975 and was interred at Greenwood Memorial Park in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Hardware security bug

In digital computing, hardware security bugs are hardware bugs or flaws that create vulnerabilities affecting computer central processing units, or other devices which incorporate programmable processors or logic and have direct memory access, which allow data to be read by a rogue process when such reading is not authorized. Such vulnerabilities are considered "catastrophic" by security analysts. Reading data by bypassing memory protection Most known Hardware security bugs are concerns of side channel information harvesting. Most important are timing analysis, but in micro controllers measurement of power consumption was used to harvest information. Writing data by bypassing memory protection Changing behaviour of other programs/thread by bypassing memory protection Microcontroller: Power supply modulation to wrongly execute code. Using bugs in CPUs Most known Hardware security bugs are related to CPUs Using bugs in RAM Sledgehammering Using bugs in other components Chipset, Starting in 2017 a series of security vulnerabilities were found in the implementations of speculative execution on common processor architectures which enabled an elevation of privileges.

It was possible to mitigate these flaws with changes to microcode. These include: Spectre Meltdown SPOILER Foreshadow Microarchitectural Data Sampling In 2019 researchers discovered that a manufacturer debugging mode, known as VISA, had an undocumented feature on Intel Platform Controller Hubs, which are the chipsets included on most Intel-based motherboards and which have direct memory access, which made the mode accessible with a normal motherboard leading to a security vulnerability. Hardware security Security bug Computer security Threat

Izzy Jannazzo

Isadoro Anthony "Izzy" Jannazzo was an American professional boxer who contended for the NYSE World Welterweight Championship against Barney Ross in November 1936, took the Maryland version of the World Welterweight Championship in October 1940. In 1937, he fought national welterweight champions before large crowds in Germany. In 1940, he was listed as the world's top welterweight contender by some sources, his managers were Chris Dundee. Isadoro Jannazzo was born on January 31, 1915 in Ensley, Alabama to poor Sicilian Italian parents Francesca and Anthony Jannazzo, he would become part of a family of six, which included a sister Bernice and brothers Vincent and Sam and would live in his hometown until the age of seventeen. He may have boxed in as many as one hundred amateur bouts, once contended for a state bantamweight championship around the age of fourteen. After his family's move to New York around 1932, his mother died, causing him to shoulder additional financial responsibility for the support of his family.

In 1941, Izzy married Francesca "Frances" Tombrello, five years his junior. Francesca's family, who had lived in Ensley, where she was born, had been friends of his family for many years. Francesca and her family moved to New York shortly after his. Izzy and his wife would settle on Troutman Street in Brooklyn, New York, in attached buildings near other family members. Fighting in the New York City area Brooklyn or the Bronx between December 6, 1932, January 13, 1934, he won nine of nineteen fights, losing six and drawing three times, he was not considered. On April 21, 1934, he defeated Murray Brandt in a six-round points decision at Ridgewood Grove in Brooklyn, he had lost to Brandt in a six-round decision. On May 31, 1934, he defeated Stanislaus Loayza in a six-round points decision at Fort Hamilton Arena in Brooklyn, New York. Stanislaus would contend for the NYSE World Lightweight Title in July 1935 against Jimmy Goodrich and was well known in his native Chile. On November 17, 1934, he defeated Joe Rossi at the Ridgewood Grove in Brooklyn, New York in a six-round points decision.

Rossi was another well rated New York welterweight who had beaten Jannazzo in six rounds on September 30, 1933 in Brooklyn. He would draw with Rossi in a six-round Brooklyn bout shortly after. On January 7, 1935, he defeated Tony Falco at the St. Nicholas Arena in New York in a ten-round points decision. Jannazzo, with a reach advantage landed effective rights in the first, had an second, fought fiercely and evenly in the third and fourth. Jannazzo took the fifth with clean rights to the face while eluding Falco. Falco took the sixth using both hands, but Jannazzo may have taken the eighth with two stiff rights to the head of Falco near the end of the round. Jannazzo may have taken the ninth with lefts to the face of Falco, though the tenth was with both boxers too exhausted to land stiff blows. At 145 pounds, Jannazzo fought Jackie Davis twice on January 26, February 16, in eight round points decisions at Ridgewood Grove in Brooklyn, losing the first, but winning the second. Jannazzo had a four-pound weight advantage in each bout.

On March 2, 1935, he lost to Kid Azteca at the Arena Nacional in Mexico City in a ten-round points decision. In 1936, Mexico City born, would take and hold the Mexican Welterweight title and fight in five separate decades in his native land. On May 4, 1936, Jannazzo, at 145 1/2, scored a small upset defeating top NYSE welterweight contender Billy Celebron at the St. Nicholas Arena in New York in a ten-round points decision. According to the United Press, Celebron won only three rounds with the seventh even. On July 6, 1936, fighting at 145 1/2, he knocked out Steve Halaiko in the fourth of six rounds at the Dexter Park arena in Queens. At 145 1/4 pounds, on July 22, 1936, he defeated former champion Johnny Jadick, in a ten-round points decision at the Dykman Oval in Manhattan. In a decisive win, Jannazzo put Jadick on the canvas in the first and sixth rounds; the fight was a benefit for the United Palestine Appeal. Jadick had taken the World Light Welterweight Championship on March 18, 1932 against Tony Canzoneri.

On October 30, 1936, he fought an important fifteen-round draw with Ceferino Garcia before a crowd of 5640 at New York's Madison Square Garden. In a close bout, the Associated Press gave eight rounds to Garcia, six to Jannazzo, one even. Jannazzo, a powerful hitter who had once floored Barney Ross, was thrown off in his attack by the scientific defense of Jannazzo, able to throw Garcia off balance from his attacks with his jabbing. Garcia scored the fight's only knockdown in the eighth for a count of one with a strong right. In the seventh through the fifteenth, both boxers changed the pace from the more cautious early rounds, unleashed continuous punches. Garcia lost two of the first three rounds from penalties for low punches, narrowly lost the other, but won most all of the remaining rounds through the ninth with a more aggressive display; the tenth through the twelfth went to Jannazzo who used jabs to Garcia's head, interfering with his punching. Garcia would take the World Middleweight Championship in 1939.

On November 27, 1936, he faced the incomparable triple division champion Barney Ross before 8,484 spectators in a NYSE recognized World Welterweight Championship at Madison Square Garden, losing in a fifteen-round unanimous decision. There were few serious knockdowns in the bout, a credit to Jannazzo, though Ross may have taken as many as nine rounds starting out with an edge in the f

Kibera Kid

Kibera Kid is an award winning short film set in the Kibera slums in Nairobi, Kenya. It was written, directed and co-produced by Nathan Collett in collaboration with the locals of Kibera; this twelve-minute film featured Kibera actors in the principal roles. It has played at film festivals worldwide including the Berlin Film Festival and it won a Student EMMY from Hollywood, it has been profiled by Reuters and Al Jazeera English. In April 2009, a feature film follow up to Kibera Kid; the full length film focuses on the possibility of reconciliation. The film had a larger effect as it led to the formation of Hot Sun Foundation which trains the youth of the slums to make their own films. Kibera Kid is the story of Otieno, a 12-year-old orphan from Kibera living with a gang of thieves who must make a choice between gang life and redemption; the story is fiction but the circumstances and reality depicted are not. Crime and poverty are common in Kibera, yet there are many who will stand for a better life no matter how bad things may seem.

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10 O'Clock Live

10 O'Clock Live was a British comedy/news television programme presented by Charlie Brooker, Jimmy Carr, Lauren Laverne and David Mitchell. The programme was commissioned following the success of Channel 4's Alternative Election Night, fronted by the same four presenters, in May 2010; the first series appeared in 2011, with two subsequent series broadcast in 2012 and 2013. In October 2014 it was confirmed; the song "Bernie" by the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion was used for the show's theme. The show has to enable viewer interactivity whilst live on air. Polls were run via the Facebook page and comments received via both pages and read out by the presenters. Much of the show relies on the characteristics of its hosts to form each segment; the show was introduced by the four hosts seated or standing, around an island table. In an order that changed with each show, they would each introduce themselves by name, with the last host to speak introducing the show; the hosts would sit down at another table and open the show on an introductory discussion and set-up to the planned topics for the week's show.

This was always followed by Jimmy Carr explaining the news of the week in the form of one-liner jokes by Charlie Brooker examining the way in which an event, story or media-figure has been covered in the news, focusing his satire on the way the event was covered to the public. He did the same again on on a different subject. David Mitchell always had three sections: a panel-discussion with guests discussing an issue. Carr had two more sections to himself in the style of one-liner stand-up, but while satirically playing a character or figure from the news. Lauren Laverne tended to introduce pre-recorded sketches and material, chair the discussions amongst the four hosts; the shows from the second and third series have had a shorter running time than those in the first. As such, a few items have been subsequently dropped: the self-introduction of each host by name. BARB as reported by The Guardian, recorded overnight viewing figures demonstrating that the show "launched with 1.373 million viewers and a 7.8% audience share, with about another 100,000 watching an hour on Channel 4 +1", running against BBC One's popular and well established weekly political debate programme, Question Time which had ratings better than the week before.

Channel 4 claimed that the show drew a higher share of the 16-34 demographic. The Guardian's reporter remarked that Newsnight, BBC Two's flagship nightly current affairs programme, suffered its lowest audience of the past year; the BBC programmes overlap the 22:00-23:05 timeslot filled by 10 O'Clock Live. In the second week, ratings were down to 1.084 million viewers, representing a 6% audience share. Overnights for the show on 7 April had figures at 610,000 with a further 110,000 one hour on the timeshifted Channel 4+1. In Metro on 11 February 2011, Christopher Hooton wrote that the show had become "a much-improved animal with several stand-out funny moments", but claimed it had become "as overtly partisan as Fox News". A number of commentators noted that the first series of show was biased towards a left-wing stance on political issues. In The Daily Telegraph Robert Colvile criticised the quality of the humour in the programme, describing it as an "insular, murderously unfunny smug-a-thon", while in the same newspaper James Delingpole saw an overt liberal left bias in the programme.

Others have criticised the apolitical nature of the programme's comedy. Reviewing the opening episode of the second series on The Huffington Post, Richard Berry argued that the programme failed to live up to its billing as satire, commenting "More than not, in 10 O'Clock Live politics and current affairs are referenced as a backdrop for toilet humour." 10 O'Clock Live at Channel 4 10 O'Clock Live at British Comedy Guide 10 O'Clock Live on IMDb