Activision Blizzard: The gaming company suspended a professional player of one of their card games following the player’s stated support for pro democracy protests in Hong Kong. The Hong Kong protests began in June in response to an extradition bill that would have subjected Hong Kong residents to China’s rule of law; in effect jeopardizing the civil and political rights afforded to the city’s residents as a legacy of its colonial era. The Chinese government in Beijing claims sovereignty over Taiwan, which is self governed..
With the recent elections, there is significant change on the Council and Mayor elect Rhodes Conway will take office on April 16th. Staff will be meeting with new Alders and the Mayor to share the POSP and current projects with these new policymakers. Staff will also gather input and insights on their priorities for the Parks system moving forward..
Theater is magical and evanescent; examine it closely and it turns into tricks of lighting, or the grace of a particular gesture, or the tone of a voice and these are not its substance, but the rubbish that is left when magic has departed. In all cases, I gave these shows strongly favorable reviews in The Wall Street Journal when they opened. For more information, click on the title..
Honor V20 aka Honor View 20 was launched in China on Wednesday, after much hype created by the Huawei sub brand. Honor revealed all details about the smartphone, including price and availability details. It takes on Samsung’s Galaxy A8s, which is arguably the first phone launched with a display hole for selfie camera.
This creates waste, delay and inefficiency for police officers which means less time on the street serving our community. The lack of adequate space and insufficient staffing results in our West Police District officers becoming a reactive force rather than an effective and proactive organization. There is little time for true and effective community building with such a model.
No clean way [with lethal injection], said Jerry Givens, another signatory of the letter and a former correctional officer in Virginia who performed 62 executions. A syringe, and you dealing with blood. This is even more troubling because both Thompson and Givens have serious doubts that those on the IV Team are actually volunteering.
“17 meters, 9 weeks”, is a work that could take nine weeks to view and contemplate. Harrison has mirrored some of his sculptures in this work, but it probably best represents the strange and surreal world of dark and unexplainable dreams. Comical characters in this work even take on a disturbing presence.