“I’ve been delighted to find that young designers are fascinated and enthusiastic about design programs from the ’70s, federal projects included,” Danne says. He frequently gives speaking events around the country, and students and young designers in attendance share their appreciation for his work with him. “Much of what they do can be considered ‘disposable’ because it is for the web and thus is temporary. They create something for the internet, then it goes poof! I think they appreciate the depth and substance of the program as portrayed in these profound design documents. They seem to fully appreciate the integrity and commitment of both the agency client and design firm.” … [Read more...] about Nixon, NASA, And How The Federal Government Got Design
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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the team jersey’s logo in an event organised by Hockey India in New Delhi. He said, “We are delighted to have this association and want to thank Hockey India for giving us this chance. In Odisha, hockey is not just a sport, it is a way of life. This is Odisha’s gift to the nation,” reports New Indian Express. … [Read more...] about Boost to Indian hockey: Odisha government to sponsor national hockey teams
The high court, in its June 27 last year order, had said that 50-per cent cap on total reservations imposed by the Supreme Court could be exceeded in exceptional circumstances. It had also accepted Maharashtra government's argument that the Maratha community was socially and educationally backward and it was duty-bound to take steps for its progress. … [Read more...] about SC stays implementation of 2018 Maharashtra law granting reservation to Marathas in education, jobs
JH: Who is that? [Laughs] If you’ve run a big company, enterprise computing is the underpinning of how something gets built. If you’re Tesla and you’re starting the company, you go and seek somebody who has a made-for-enterprise system: low cost, simple, and you’re going to make one product. So there is a pure genius running the company, but it isn’t the genius that drove that; it’s the economics. It’s also the waste at Ford that caused it to not evolve in that regard. That’s something I want to fix: You should have no advantage ordering your Tesla versus ordering your Ford. Ford’s not stupid. It’s not that they don’t get it. It’s the weight of that [older] enterprise system. That’s the area where disruption sneaks in, and I call it a thief in the night. It steals your livelihood. … [Read more...] about Ford CEO Jim Hackett On The Future Of Car Ownership And Driving
Govt working towards nurturing children through POSHAN Maah campaign: J P Nadda President Ram Nath Kovind honours 47 teachers with national awards on Teachers’ Day Rahul Gandhi lists six 'Modi-made disasters', blames Centre for rising unemployment, GDP nosedive … [Read more...] about PM Modi launches ‘POSHAN Maah’ campaign — what is it all about?