In a column I wrote here before CES, I outlined eight trends I suggested would come out of the show. I omitted a key trend known as the Internet of Everything (IOE), as it was implied throughout out most of the trends I listed. But now that I have digested the events of the show, I should have called it out as a trend in its own right because it ultimately became the true theme of this year CES..
“Sleeping Beauty”: In Giambattista Basile’s tale (which is the actual origin of the Sleeping Beauty story), a king happens to walk by Sleeping Beauty’s castle and knock on the door. When no one answers, he climbs up a ladder through a window. He finds the princess, and calls to her, but as she is unconscious, she does not wake up.
For example on made up numbers. 1% of rides you crash with a helmet and 0.1% without a helmet. If 75% of the time the helmet stops serious damage happening then with a helmet 0.25% of all rides have serious injury with helmet as opposed to 0.1% without.
According to Richard Burton, “This diamond has so many carats it almost a turnip” Life begins at home, and the strongest bond that binds us to home is the bond of love. True love ferments between a man and a woman who create their own world from the love they share between them. This gleaming bond of love begins with the ever lasting ties of marriage which two people are merged with each other.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileThe Artist was the big winner at the Golden Globes, the toast of many film critic groups and the lead contender for the upcoming British Academy Film Awards. But the fact that the stylized, French made homage to silent film is actually a black and white silent film (gasp!) has apparently escaped some moviegoers.Bringing to mind tales of people storming out when met with subtitled movies, British chain Odeon admitted this week it was forced to issue “a small number of refunds” to Liverpool walkouts unaware they had bought tickets to a silent movie (albeit one with a great soundtrack).For those who haven’t heard: The Artist is a love letter to Hollywood’s golden era of silent film and tells the story of a fading star and a rising ingenue (French actors Jean Dujardin and Brnice Bejo, respectively) who cross paths as “the talkies” are born.Jean Dujardin stars as silent film actor George Valentin in the Michel Hazanavicius film The Artist. Actors James Cromwell, John Goodman, Penelope Ann Miller and Brit Malcolm McDowell in its cast.In addition to The Artist’s lack of dialogue and colour, director Michel Hazanavicius chose to shoot the movie in a reduced, square screen format to emulate the films of the early 20th century.Nicola Shearer, a 25 year old British cinema patron who attended the Liverpool theatre in question, said staffers double checked that she knew The Artist was a silent film.”Of course I knew it was and I asked the usher why she wanted to know,” Shearer told the Daily Telegraph.”She then told me some people complained and asked for refunds because there is no sound and the screen is smaller.