Business-decision makers in India are concerned with the impact of climate change over their operations, according to a recent study conducted by IBM with Morning Consult.The findings revealed that 72 percent Indians believe that local economy has been disrupted by severe weather events in the past year."As weather conditions become increasingly more severe across the globe, it is crucial that businesses across India have access to timely and accurate weather data to be prepared," said Cameron Clayton, General Manager, IBM Watson Media and Weather.Close IBM launched a new high resolution weather prediction system, IBM GRAF, which provides hourly updates on the weather along with forecasts down to 3 kilometers. related news Gold gains Rs 138 to Rs 37,930 per 10 gram, silver gains Rs 430 to Rs 43,730 per kg Need to re-look at public policies for service access to MSMEs, solo entrepreneurs: Niti Aayog chief The system can predict conditions upto 12 hours in advance by … [Read more...] about Indian corporate entities concerned about negative impact of climate change on economy: Report
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“It’s the creatives, stupid.” advertisement advertisement On the August evening that opens the Edinburgh International Television Festival, Kevin Spacey is giving the keynote speech, a jeremiad against his hosts delivered with all the fervor of a Tea Party populist railing against Washington. The Oscar-winning thespian looks like a politician, his hair perfectly in place and his suit a somber charcoal. He emotes like a politician, too, as he launches into a withering takedown of the traditional way that Hollywood makes television, lambasting everything from the pilot process to TV executives (“those network people”) who are always “sticking their fingers in creative decisions and having opinions about everything.” And like the scheming pol he plays on House of Cards, the Netflix drama whose first season debuted in February 2013 and for which Spacey earned an Emmy nomination, Spacey offers his speech in silky soundbites uttered in his … [Read more...] about Netflix: The Red Menace
“You’ve heard that Louis CK bit about how people these days have everything they want from their computers but nobody’s happy?” asks Toronto musician Daveed Goldman. “Well, when people come to choir, they’re having this experience that they could never ever, ever get on their phone or their laptop. You can download many things in this world but it would be very hard to download the experience you get by interacting with strangers and singing a beautiful song.” advertisement advertisement It’s a cold December night, and Goldman is huddled in a parked car with his friend and colleague, Nobu Adilman, sharing a smartphone as they try to explain the effect that Choir! Choir! Choir!, the community singing project they started three years ago, has had on their fellow Torontonians and on themselves. “We took a field trip with Choir,” Goldman recalls, “up to Canada’s Wonderland [an amusement park, north of … [Read more...] about Choirstarters: Toronto’s Choir! Choir! Choir! Sings The Praises Of A (Social-Media-Assisted) Real-World Experience
Delhi Congress president and former chief minister Sheila Dikshit announced on March 5 that the Congress will not be stitching an alliance with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) from Delhi for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.She declared that a unanimous decision was taken that there will be no alliance in Delhi, and that the decision was taken in a meeting presided over by party chief Rahul Gandhi.What ensued before the announcement?Close Since the time talks of an alliance between the two parties have been doing the rounds, it has been clear that the AAP national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been keen on an alliance in order to take on the BJP, while the Congress has not been so enthusiastic about it. related news CBI carries out searches at 13 locations in Rs 568.52 crore bank fraud 200 recommendations of Swaminathan report accepted by govt: Agri minister Believe Congress will take 'good decision' about leadership: Sachin Pilot Before Dixit declared her decision … [Read more...] about Explained | Why is the Congress reluctant in forging an alliance with AAP in Delhi?
The experience, gushes the hotel website, will be delightful, with staff who will be your new best friends; luxuries beyond the dreams of Caligula. Just look at this shot of a couple lounging in bathrobes that are so fluffy they’ll have to sit on their suitcases when they steal them. advertisement advertisement Yet it’s not really infinity pools, spas, and marble staircases that create a hotel experience. Hotels could have risen to the challenge of designing for those of us mentally and physically incapacitated by long-haul travel, stress, alcohol or a day on the floor of CES. After all, designing for vulnerable people has led to some great breakthroughs. Oxo Goodgrips are a range of kitchen utensils created for arthritis sufferers. They became bestsellers because we can all benefit from a more comfortable potato peeler. That Aeron chair you’re probably sitting on was designed for elderly people. Nike’s Flyease, created for people with disabilities, is … [Read more...] about I’m Fluent In 5 Computer Languages. Why Can’t I Switch Off The Bedside Light In A Marriott?