Because the atlas was so difficult to peruse, many of the maps have never been studied sufficiently, Harper says–though since the book was only recently been put online, they haven’t learned anything new just yet. While all of the 41 maps are prints made from engravings, five of them are the only prints that survived to the present day, and most of the rest of the maps can only be found in all three of the world’s three giant atlases–the one owned by the British Library, one at Rostock University that was originally presented to the Duke of Mecklenburg, and a third at the National Library in Berlin, which was given to the Great Elector, the Duke of Prussia. … [Read more...] about This Book Of Maps Is Bigger Than You
The shortlisted parties will receive more detailed financial and operational information, management workshops and meetings with as many of the financiers, landlords, suppliers, unions and other stakeholders of the business as possible before making final bids, the administrators said. … [Read more...] about BGH, Bain, Indigo Partners, Cyrus Capital make Virgin Australia shortlist: Source
With the boom of telemedicine in response to COVID-19, Hershman imagines that automated text messages will be used to set up chats with doctors, who can get to the root of why someone is or isn’t taking their medication. “It’s much more accessible to engage with patients through videoconferencing,” she says, “to make sure people are staying on track without dragging them into the office.” … [Read more...] about The healthcare industry has embraced texting. Here’s one reason that should give you pause
“The next time you’re reaching for your device mid-conversation, ask yourself what you’re looking for. Take a moment to assess whether what’s on that screen is as important as the connection you’re making in person. Undivided attention has become a rare gift, which means it’s powerful and appreciated when it’s given genuinely.” –Jillian Davis, experience planner at creative agency mono … [Read more...] about #Unplug: The Complete, Printable Guide
Earlier in March, the government had announced free wheat or rice plus pulses to poor as well as a cash payment to women and poor senior citizens and farmers over a period of three months till June as part of the Rs 1.70 lakh crore Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP). … [Read more...] about COVID-19 relief| Is India spending more than rest of the world to revive its economy?