Just view the state religions as Europe's 2nd Amendment. A somewhat annoying relic from a bygone age where the (hardcore) adherents ruin the general climate for everyone. Assuming religion while be around for good while longer, having state religions in secular state isn't as bad as one might think. In my opinion it keeps the religions from going of the rails because they would lose their befits if they don't play nice.
The EU's top court has declared "invalid" an EU law requiring telecoms firms to store citizens' communications data for up to two years. The EU Data Retention Directive was adopted in 2006. The European Court of Justice says it violates two basic rights — respect for private life and protection of personal data.
Germany's supreme court did call on the ECJ to look into this issue as well."
At least the 1st novel is like a kick in the stomach at times. It also moved me to tears on a level I would thought impossible. Includes: Spiked killing machine, Poetry, evil AI's and a Scifi world/society that feels way more believable then Star Trek/Wars ever was.
Timothy Zahn - (1st) Thawn Trilogy
It is hard not to like these books if you like Star Wars IMO.
Imaginary Friend - The Bible
Most of it can be skipped but select parts like Genesis and the Sodom and Gomorrah bit should be read. Cant imagine that there isn't a list for that.
My "short" list consists of the best known books of these people: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Nobel_laureates_in_Literature. Names like Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Ernest Hemingway, Hermann Hesse and Bertrand Russell speak for themselfs.
I have only read very limited passages from those authors. That glimpse convinced me however that their works must provide the best access to differing points of view possible.
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But I agree that 'Sport' isn't the right label here. It should be labeled as a 'competition' just like every other 'sport'. After all we watch a competition between professionals (people that devoted way more time to a activity, then we could be bothered to, and there got really good at it) based on set rules. IMO we only call professional sports 'sport' because we most likely play/played that sport.
While the top earners in e-sports, apart from Fatal1ty, aren't from the US, 7 out of the top 20 are employed by a US organization (EG/[A]). The picture gets more favorable for the US the further down one goes in the top 100. As far as SC2:HotS goes the US has the famdom scene locked. I would guesstimate that ~80% of successful players are either Korean or play for a US based team (EG or TL). In DotA2 things are a bit more spread out (between China, CIS and the US), but the US is still in a favorable spot.
[EG: Evil Geniuses; [A]: Alliance; TL: Team Liquid; CIS: former USSR]
The Font Size:Huge thing is one the most important aspects. We all missed links on a touch screen but older people can be somewhat confused when they miss a link. Find an Analogy to explain that this sometimes happens (to you too).
He should be set if you throw in some accessories like a tablet pillow.
Is MACH available for me to use?
We would love to make the system available to the general mass for free. Here are the caveats.
MACH was developed as part of a PhD thesis consisting of more than half a million lines of code. The current prototype works on a personal laptop. However, it is an extremely complicated system that we were able to put together with 2 years of effort.
In order to make a public release with seamless interaction experience, we would need to do more testing.
It is possible to make MACH work in a computer browser and make it widely accessible. However, that will require hiring 2-3 full time software engineers with 6-12 months of development and test period. Currently, we are looking for resources to make that happen. If you are in a position to support our work, or know of any funding agencies who might be interested to fund us, please do get in touch (mehoque at media dot mit dot edu) with us. In the mean time, please feel free to write/tweet to AutismSpeaks, NLMFF, Autism Science Foundation
I am remote and I would like to participate in your studies.
Recruiting participants is the most challenging part of our research and we appreciate your interest. However, with our current experimental set up, it makes it very difficult for us to recruit participants unless they are local. We hope to address this issue by developing an online version of our system.
I would like to be notified when the system becomes available to public.
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I'm hoping your horizon extends further than mine in that you can see future applications for research done today.
What do think the foundation for this disconnect between actors and set is and where have shows gone awry?
-Don't take elevators, ever. Once a week I have to go to the 4th floor when I get to the university and I definitely feel that exercise everytime I take the stairs. Going to the 1st floor 4 time might not have as much impact but exercise = exercise.
-An non-perfected option that might show potential is to secure a squash sized bouncy ball to a elastic rope and secure that to the ground with a tent peg. Then start hiting it back and forth with squash racquets.
-Get yourself a hackysack/footbag (https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=hackysack) and find someone to play with. 3 meters from floor to ceiling is usually enough space. If you kick it higher than that then it isn't usually a well controlled kick. In my experience regardless of the effort you put into it, you be breaking a sweat after 10-15 minutes.
-Indjaca (https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=indiaca) is pretty much an outside only option that might not be as frustrating as hackysack to get into. Meaning you might get more people (even women) to play with. To break a sweat with Indjaca or related activities, I found that you have to hit it in a flat angle and put power behind your hints. More power means less accuracy which means you have to move more to keep it in the air.
The last three options can be played outside when temperatures reach ~10C.