Video: My uncle, Jacob Zuma

first_imgWhile filming African National Congress (ANC) president Jacob Zuma casting his vote in South Africa’s 2009 general elections, Zoopy TV bumped into his nephew, Bathethelele Zuma, and asked him about the country’s next president.Click arrow to play video.last_img

Brand South Africa to host a Nation Brand toolkit engagement

first_imgBrand South Africa in partnership with the Marketing Association of South Africa (MASA) and the Nelson Mandela Foundation will host the Marketing Metrics Masterclass with an objective of enhancing and understanding of the application of a range of mathematical and financial tools that can assist to formulate to plan and measure the results of strategic marketing efforts.The engagement will be hosted on Wednesday 18 April 2018 at the Nelson Mandela Foundation. The key speaker at this masterclass will be Prof Geoff Bick from UCT School of business.“Brand South Africa is mandated to manage the country’s image and reputation and as such it continuously seeks to engage in public and private collaborations with an objective of strengthening relations and promoting cohesive approach when marketing Nation Brand internationally”, said Brand South Africa’s General Manager for Marketing, Ms Sithembile Ntombela“The Marketing Association of South Africa is therefore ideal as it encourages the development and education of Marketers which enhance the skills of South Africans in the marketing profession”, adds Ms Ntombela.For more information or to set up interviews, please contact: Ntombi Ntanzi on: +27 11 712 5071last_img read more

“As the Raven Flies” GC1E3QC GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – 9/20/2010

first_img SharePrint RelatedChimney Top Cache GCVTH7 GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – April 23, 2012April 23, 2012In “Community”Lair GC5D2D GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – May 21, 2012May 21, 2012In “Community”Happy Independence Day! – Granite Rushmore (GC33JW4) – Geocache of the WeekJuly 3, 2013In “Community” View of Raven Glacier from near the cache site“As the Raven Flies” (GC1E3Qc) takes geocachers into the wilds of Chugach National Forest in Alaska, USA.   Kmags & Ak4me placed the cache in July of 2008.  It’s rated a 1.5 difficulty with a four terrain.  Adventurers must to hike to Crow Pass with an elevation of 3500 feet to find the small-sized cache.The location offers a bird’s-eye view of Raven Glacier. It’s rated a four for a reason.  The hike is challenging.Only ten geocachers have logged a smiley for this geocache.  The logs are a testament to the power of the view and the location of this cache.One log reads, “Awesome view. I have hiked this trail many times and have never seen the glacier, always socked in with clouds. Today was awesome with partly cloudy skies and enough of a breeze to keep the bugs at bay. We had lunch right by the cache and soaked in some rays.”Not far from “As the Raven Flies”Your exploration doesn’t have to stop here. There are now more than 3800 geocaches in Alaska and nearly 1.2 million geocaches around the world.  Explore all the Geocaches of the Week.Share with your Friends:Morelast_img read more

After Effects 101: Wiggle Expression

first_imgGet started with AE expressions! Wiggle is one of the fundamental AE expressions and can be used to quickly add random movement to your After Effects animations.After Effects expressions can be intimidating. After all, we’re video editors and motion designers – not coders. In reality though, many AE expressions can be broken down simply. Applying expressions in your AE project can add some really dynamic features (random motion, auto animating to sound, etc), so it’s worthwhile to give them a shot. You can also use expressions to speed up your workflow, sparing you from having to keyframe all the animation in your project. So where do you start? With wiggle.Wiggle is one of the more versatile After Effects expressions. You can apply it to a layer in your AE project to add movement to position, rotation and scale. By modifying the parameters in the expression you can set limits on the magnitude and frequency of the animation.The video tutorial below, by motion designer Jens Uttikal, provides a nice overall tutorial on the capabilities of Wiggle and how to integrate it into your After Effects project. It’s a worthwhile 6 minute viewing for all AE users.If you’d rather read than watch, check out our previous article “Using Wiggle to Create Random Movement in Adobe After Effects” or this post which several wiggle expressions written out (copy and paste them into your project).Don’t be intimidated. Start with wiggle and give After Effects expressions a try. If have any questions or thoughts please leave them in the comments below!last_img read more

The Hug Test or Arm’s Length – Episode 129

first_imgYou are either going to be super-transactional or super-relational. There are prospects who want an arm’s length relationship and those that want to be close enough to hug you.last_img

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Bonnie Dumanis running for District 4

first_img 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Voters in San Diego County will decide who will represent them on the County Board of Supervisors on the November 6th ballet.Candidate for the 4th District, Bonnie Dumanis, joined Good Morning San Diego to talk about some of the most important issues facing our region including mental health, homelessness, and affordable housing.Dumanis’ opponent, Nathan Fletcher, previously visited KUSI to talk about his views.  Jonathan Halvorson, Bonnie Dumanis running for District 4 Categories: Good Morning San Diego, Local San Diego News Tags: Bonnie Dumanis, Decision 2018 FacebookTwitter October 25, 2018 Jonathan Halvorson Posted: October 25, 2018last_img read more

Global PC shipments resume slide in fourth quarter

first_img Tags Sep 1 • iPhone 11, Apple Watch 5 and more: The final rumors Share your voice reading • Global PC shipments resume slide in fourth quarter See All Dell HP Lenovo Apple Aug 31 • Your phone screen is gross. Here’s how to clean it Lenovo grabbed the top PC shipping spot in the fourth quarter. Tyler Lizenby/CNET The global PC market returned to its familiar downward slope in the fourth quarter, according to preliminary numbers from market analysts.PC makers shipped 68.6 million personal computers in the final quarter of 2018, a decline of 4.3 percent compared with the same period a year earlier, market researcher Gartner reported Thursday. IDC reported similar results, tallying 68.1 million PC shipments for the quarter, a 3.7 percent decline.The market was largely flat the previous two quarters, leading to mild optimism that it could be stabilizing after six years of uninterrupted declines. The drop was largely due to a shortage of parts, Gartner said.”Just when demand in the PC market started seeing positive results, a shortage of CPUs (central processing units) created supply chain issues,” Mikako Kitagawa, senior principal analyst at Gartner, said in a statement. “The impact from the CPU shortage affected vendors’ ability to fulfill demand created by business PC upgrades.”Also weighing on the market were political and economic uncertainties among small- and midsize businesses.”The ongoing economic tensions between China and the United States continue to create a lot of uncertainty in the business environment in China,” IDC Research Manager Maciek Gornicki said in a statement. Lenovo was the top PC maker in the quarter, capturing 14.2 percent of the market with 16.6 million units shipped, Gartner said. While Lenovo’s shipments in the quarter grew 5.9 percent, HP managed to grab the No. 2 spot with 22.4 percent market share despite shipping 15.3 million PCs, a 4.4 percent decline. Third-place Dell grew its business 1.4 percent on 10.9 million units shipped, giving it 15.9 percent of the market.Apple’s market share of 7.2 percent was a distant fourth, declining 3.8 percent on 4.9 million units shipped.IDC, which ranked the top four PC makers in the same order, recorded similar shipping and market share figures. But there’s a touch of optimism in the near-year forecast. “While the processor supply challenges are expected to continue into the first two quarters of 2019, PC makers are likely to see the situation improve before the back-to-school season begins during the latter half of the year,” IDC Senior Research Analyst Neha Mahajan said in a statement.Gartner’s preliminary worldwide PC vendor unit shipment estimates:pcs-gartner-q42018 Gartner Fight the Power: Take a look at who’s transforming the way we think about energy. ‘Hello, humans’: Google’s Duplex could make Assistant the most lifelike AI yet. • Apple 0 Aug 31 • Best places to sell your used electronics in 2019 Aug 31 • iPhone XR vs. iPhone 8 Plus: Which iPhone should you buy? Post a comment Computers Tech Industrylast_img read more

YVS Chowdarys cheque bounce case Mohan Babu gets oneyear jail term fined

first_imgMohan Babu in GayatriFacebookActor Mohan Babu has been sentenced to a year in jail and fined Rs 4.75 lakh over the cheque bounce case filed by filmmaker YVS Chowdary. YVS had directed Manchu Vishnu’s 2009 movie Saleem, which was produced by Mohan Babu under his banner Sree Lakshmi Prasanna Pictures.The producer had given a cheque of Rs 48 lakh to the director to pay his remuneration, but the cheque bounced. The director approached the court when the producer failed to give the money after repeated requests.After hearing and arguments, Errum Manzil court found Mohan Babu guilty and sentenced him to a year in jail. The court also clarified that all the sentences would be served concurrently. It also asked him to pay Rs 43 lakh to the complainant failing which, he will have to serve another three months imprisonment. YVS ChowdaryTwitterSoon after news about this judgment broke out, it was rumoured that Mohan Babu was under house arrest. But the actor rubbished these reports on Twitter. He tweeted, “Just heard about the false news propaganda by a few TV networks. Much to their disappointment, I am at my home in Hyderabad.”Mohan Babu’s legal team has reportedly succeeded in getting bail. Later, the actor issued a statement to the media. He announced that he would question this judgment in sessions court.Clarification of Cheque bounce issue by Dr.M Mohan Babu garu @themohanbabu @iVishnuManchu @HeroManoj1— Vamsi Shekar (@UrsVamsiShekar) April 2, 2019last_img read more

French billionaire Francois HenriPinault pledges 100 mn euros to rebuild NotreDame

first_imgKering CEO Francois Henri-PinaultTwitterFrancois Henri-Pinault, a French billionaire, has pledged 100 million euros or 86.2 million pounds for the rebuilding of the 850-year-old Notre Dame cathedral which was destroyed in a massive fire on Monday (April 15) evening.Pinault is the CEO of the Kering group which also owns fashion houses Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent. Interestingly, Pinault is married to Mexican-American actress Salma Hayek.According to a statement, Pinault’s investment form Artemis will pay for the rebuilding fo the gothic structure. According to Buzzfeed, the statement read, “My father [François Pinault] and I have decided to release as of now from the funds of Artemis a sum of 100 million euros to participate in the effort that will be necessary for the complete reconstruction of Notre Dame.”French President Emmanuel Macron, while talking to reporters outside the charred structure also launched a nation-wide crowdfunding initiative to restore the UNESCO world heritage site to its former glory.”We will appeal to the greatest talents and we will rebuild Notre-Dame because that’s what the French are waiting for, because that’s what our history deserves, because it’s our deepest destiny,” Macron told reporters on Monday evening.He added, “We will rebuild. We will rebuild Notre Dame because this is what the French expect because this is what our history deserves because it is our destiny.”The Notre Dame cathedral which is one of the most important landmarks of France was destroyed in a fire on Monday night completely destroying the roof of the historic site. However, firefighters managed to preserve the shell and the towers of the church. Smoke billows during the fire.Images and videos which were uploaded on social media showed the ceiling and spire crashing down in the fire. The spire was 90 metres or 295 feet high.The cause of the fire is unknown and no deaths have been reported. However, Paris fire brigade chief, Jean-Claude Gallet, said that one firefighter was injured while trying to contain the fire.last_img read more

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