Fly over a reconstruction of 4th century Rome [video]

Speakers: Dr. Bernie Frischer and Dr. Steven Zucker A project between Smarthistory and Rome Reborn – with Dr. Bernard FrischerTo learn more about Rome Reborn, visit https://www.romereborn.org/Forum and column of TrajanBasilica of Maxentius and ConstantineTo learn more about the architecture seen in this video go to:Fly over a reconstruction of one of history’s greatest cities to experience Rome as the Romans knew it. This reconstruction is based on two decades of research and the input of dozens of specialists. Cite this page as: Dr. Bernard Frischer and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Ancient Rome," in Smarthistory, November 11, 2015, accessed May 19, 2019, https://smarthistory.org/ancient-rome/

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Using an Atari ST as Unix/Linux Terminal

Copyright Emmanuel Kasper CC-BYhttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/fr/According to Wikipedia, a text terminal is "a serial computer interface for text entry and display". As a Text terminal requires extremely basic computing needs, it is easy to emulate in software, even on a 8 bit computer. Basically when you have your ST configured as a Text terminal, you will get something very similar to a GNU/Linux xterm or gnome-terminal, except if will be using the keyboard and screen of your ST. For using your atari ST as a Unix/Linux terminal you will need:a serial port, or an USB to serial adapter on your Unix/Linux computera null modem cable to connect the serial port of the ST to the serial port of your Linux system. an Atari ST or better with Terminal Emulator software.

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Google suspends some business with Huawei

Details of the specific services were still being discussed internally at Google, according to the source. Huawei attorneys are also studying the impact of the U.S. Commerce Department’s actions, a Huawei spokesman said on Friday. Huawei will continue to have access to the version of the Android operating system available through the open source license that is freely open to anyone who wishes to use it. But Google will stop providing any technical support and collaboration for Android and Google services to Huawei going forward, the source said. On Thursday the Trump administration officially added Huawei to a trade blacklist, immediately enacting restrictions that will make it extremely difficult for the technology giant to do business with U.S. companies.

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Billionaire Robert F. Smith pledges to pay Morehouse 2019 grads’ student loans

(CNN) Morehouse College seniors got a surprise Sunday when billionaire investor Robert F. Smith announced during his commencement speech that he would pay off the student loan debt for the historically black college's graduating class. "Now, I know my class will make sure they pay this forward," he continued. "I want my class to look at these (alumni) -- these beautiful Morehouse brothers -- and let's make sure every class has the same opportunity going forward because we are enough to take care of our own community. @RFS_Vista May have broken the Internet with his generosity and charge to pay it forward. https://t.co/6dsfw2kToi — Morehouse College (@Morehouse) May 19, 2019The total amount covered for the 396 students is up to $40 million, said Morehouse President David A. Thomas.

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Wisconsin bar owner uncovers 134-year-old circus poster

Initially baffled by the green and brown colors he spotted on a long-buried wall, Berger assumed they must be old water stains. But, ladies and gentlemen, the main attraction, undoubtedly, is the massive circus poster that covers an entire wall. Orton was famous for stand-up horseback riding with his children on his shoulders — an act breathtakingly depicted in the Durand poster. Dan Reiland / AP The 1885 artwork found at Corral Bar & Riverside Grill in Durand, WI. "I know people from Eau Claire who bring friends down to see the circus poster, and everyone I've taken to see it has been impressed."

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CodeGen: LLVM wrapper for just-in-time code generation and compilation

CodeGenExperimental wrapper over LLVM for generating and compiling code at run-time. Note, that the type of the returned value is not verified and CodeGen will not prevent generating a function of type that returns . For example:auto silly_function = builder.create_function< bool ( bool )>( " silly_function " , [](cg::value< bool > is_true) { cg::if_ (is_true, [] { cg::return_ ( cg::true_ ()); }, [] { cg::return_ ( cg::false_ ()); }); });while_(Condition, LoopBody) – a while loop. Arguments... is a list of arguments matching the function type. auto less = builder.create_function< bool (std::byte*, std::byte*)>( " less " , [&](cg::value<std::byte*> a_ptr, cg::value<std::byte*> b_ptr) { size_t offset = 0 ; offset = less_i32 (a_ptr, b_ptr, offset); offset = less_f32 (a_ptr, b_ptr, offset); offset = less_u16 (a_ptr, b_ptr, offset); ( void )offset; cg::return_ ( cg::false_ ()); });As we can see, building the actual comparator is quite straightforward.

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What I learned as a VC filling in as a startup CEO for 4 months

Our model is to support the existing management team, however, growth stage companies scale and evolve rapidly, and sometimes we need to recruit more experienced leadership. The strategy work was the part of the role that tied most closely to the board work as an investor. Investor takeaway: In both due diligence and portfolio monitoring, spend time with the broader organization in addition to the management team. Dig deeper than just the data – understand the story behind the numbers, from multiple vantage points. When the preparation process is collaborative, it drives the management team to realign on the strategy, successes and challenges, and near- and long-term objectives.

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A Man Who Built the Bauhaus

In 1919, the Bauhaus manifesto announced, “The ultimate aim of all creative activity is the building!” Decades later, the house Gropius designed in Lincoln was a living display of Bauhaus principles and a refuge for his family. After Gustav Mahler’s death, a year later, Gropius found himself in a romantic triangle with the intense and frightening painter Oskar Kokoschka. Its shimmering glass curtain wall, a feature that later became essential to Bauhaus design, brought together everything Gropius loved. In 1914, Gropius’s regiment was called up just days after the onset of the First World War and sent into combat in the Vosges Mountains. The Weimar Bauhaus was a kind of kindergarten-cum-commune for adults, whose real families and childhoods had in many cases been thrown into chaos by the war.

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Why Racket? Why Lisp?

I created Pollen with the Racket program­ming language.  So while Racket is not Lisp (in the specific Common Lisp sense), it is a Lisp (in the familial sense). And since most of my program­ming efforts are in Racket, I qualify as a profes­sional Racket programmer. Ulti­mately, he sums up the appeal of Lisp by describing it as “the program­mable program­ming language.” But I’ve never used a program­mable program­ming language. If Lisp languages are so great, then it should be possible to summa­rize their bene­fits in concise, prac­tical terms.

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Tech Jobs Lead to the Middle Class, But Not for the Masses

Year Up “embodies strong forms of what we know makes sense and seems to work,” said David Fein, principal investigator for Pathways for Advancing Careers and Education, a multiyear evaluation of training and education programs. Today, Mr. Davis, 27, is a cybersecurity specialist working on an incident response team at the company. Partnerships with community colleges, begun as an experiment in 2012, have become the driver of growth for Year Up. By combining resources, the program can reduce its cost of $28,000 a student by 30 percent, Mr. Chertavian said. Their programs involve work-based learning at companies to link training with employer needs, and thus hiring.

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