The fact that Norah Jones is Ravi Shankar’s daughter only added to the fascination spawned by this record, which at times reflects the country music side of Ray Charles, the sensuousness of Billie Holiday and the cool soul of Nina Simone; plus, Jones was only 22 when it came out in 2002. Any time a record does crazily well, there’s bound to be a backlash and this one sold roughly 20 million copies, which qualifies as doing crazily well but Jones can’t be faulted for her ubiquity. Besides, Come Away With Me is a joy.
In September 1984, from a back alley office behind a British Gas showroom in Cambridge, there emerged a computer game. Elite had primitive graphics consisting of slightly wobbly planets, 3D outlines of space ships, and precious little colour. Its programming, one of the two student creators now admits, was a It used just 22 kilobytes of memory, roughly what is required for a routine email today.
Workplace stress is often associated with physical health problems such as headaches, upset stomach, and muscle tension; and psychological problems such as depression, anxiety, and burnout. All of which may contribute to overall career frustration. According to the American Institute of Stress (2014), workplace stress costs organizations over $300 billion annually in lost productivity due to absenteeism, turnover and healthcare expenditures..
And, if this numerological disorder has singed beauty so badly, is it any wonder that it has burnt communication to a crisp? It began with TV ratings. Everyone said the sample wasn’t large enough, especially for low viewership programmes; how one should be very wary of defining viewer profiles with such sample sizes and so on. And yet, people bowed and prayed to the ratings gods they made..
BEIJING (Reuters) China will not fire the first shot in a trade war with the United States and will not be the first to levy tariffs, its finance ministry said on Wednesday. Goods would take effect from the beginning of the day on Friday. Given the 12 hour time difference, that would have put its implementation ahead of Washington Other media carried similar reports..
For GPS and the systems that depend on it, it’s all about the timing. Literally. The 24 operational satellites in orbit around Earth each carry as many as four atomic clocks onboard that keep precise time down to the nanosecond and are all synchronized with each other and to Coordinated Universal Time.
I was clearing up my drawers when I spotted them. I thought I had discarded them some months ago. I picked them up intending to consign them to the bin when I reflected on how long they served me. Yesterday, the highly paid marketing staff at Nike came up with a great idea for their Nike Golf Facebook page . A limited edition golf ball giveaway. The end result is proof positive that conventional wisdom does not apply to Social Media Marketing. So much talent, so little common sense.