first_imgNew Delhi: In a bizarre case of kidnapping, a 91-year-old man was allegedly stuffed in a fridge and taken away by his domestic help in south Delhi’s posh Greater Kailash-II area. Kishan Dev Khosla (91) lived on the first floor of the house along with his wife Saroj Khosla (87) in GK-II’s M block area. Khosla was a central government employee and was last deputed with the United Nations.last_img

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first_imgThis last year in the film biz wasn’t pretty.The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements helped expose some of the seamier stuff that goes on in the movie business, underlining the obvious: Change is a must.Sexual harassment has to stop. Gender parity must become a reality. Advertisement Advertisement Mia Kirshner, actor, and co-founder of #AfterMeToo, will speak at Saturday’s Share Her Journey rally. (GETTY IMAGES) Advertisement Facebookcenter_img LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment If you want to contribute to change, hop down to King St. W. this Saturday and join the Share Her Journey rally at TIFF 2018. It’s one of the most talked about events at the film festival this year.People will be gathering outside the TIFF Bell Lightbox at King and John Sts. at 10 a.m. in a show of support for equity and justice. TIFF urges people to turn up and speak out against the systemic inequality in the film business. Login/Register With: Twitterlast_img read more

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Dialogflow_Intent-Entities.png In this example, the end-user customer types in a request for service and the bot is supposed to schedule an appointment. When programming this agent in Dialogflow, the developer identifies the different entities that are important to a cycling service application. In the above conversation snippet, the entities are the bike-type, the service-option, and the time. These values make the conversation specific enough so that the bot could schedule a service appointment and reply to the customer telling her when to bring the bike in. Equally important is extracting relevant information from a user’s input; this information includes dates, addresses, account numbers, times, amounts, and such. This extraction process is known as entity recognition. Entity recognition is Dialogflow’s mechanism for identifying and extracting useful data from what the user says or types. Entities add specificity to a user’s intent. Conceptually, think of entities as objects or facts that are important to a conversation. Consider the following snippet of conversation in a cycling repair shop bot. In my previous Decoding Dialogflow article, I discussed intents and provided guidance about how to create intents so that a customer service virtual agent can understand what the person using the bot wants. Understanding the user’s intent is only part of the chatbot problem, however. The purpose of the bot shown below is to convert between Celsius and Fahrenheit temperature scales. Note the words in the user phrases at the top identified and annotated with colors that correlate with the corresponding entities below. Decoding Dialogflow: Enabling Voice Brent Kelly September 16, 2019 The seventh in a multi-article series focusing on building intelligent bots using Google Dialogflow and Contact Center AI The bot developer can program multiple ways to ask the user for the required information. Dialogflow will loop through these different ways of extracting information, interacting with the customer until it’s either received the required information or sort of times out and gives up. In the latter case, the conversation becomes about a fallback intent. What’s Trending in CX Today Blair Pleasant September 17, 2019 Organizations that truly care about customer service start with a understanding of what digital consumers really want. Session EntitiesThe third type of entity, a session entity, ties to a customer and a session. For example, a bot application may need a customer’s name and Social Security number or perhaps a list of previous orders; these are pieces of data relevant to a particular customer during a particular bot interaction session. Entity Creation Best PracticesThe Dialogflow Agent Design documentation has excellent suggestions for creating entities. A few are listed below:Use system entities when possible to ease the effort required to program a virtual agent.When creating training phrases, review each phrase carefully to make sure Dialogflow is correctly recognizing and annotating the entities.When you tell Dialogflow which words or phrases belong to a particular entity, be consistent in how you identify them. For example, if you’re using time in training phrases, and you have phrases like “Set the alarm for 6:00 a.m.” or “Wake me up at 7:00 a.m.,” make sure you help Dialogflow annotate only “6:00 a.m.” and “7:00 a.m.” You wouldn’t identify “for 6:00 a.m.” in one case and just “7:00 a.m.” in the other. Dialogflow needs only the numbers and the a.m./p.m. designator.Make multiple training phrases for each entity.Include all possible synonyms and variations for each entity. Dialogflow has some intelligence in identifying synonyms, and you can turn on a “Define Synonyms” switch to correlate synonyms with a particular entity.Make entities as specific as possible. Entities that are too general degrade Dialogflow’s machine learning performance.Avoid putting in meaningless text as part of an entity phrase. Dialogflow already takes care of filler words and phrases such as “Hmmmm,” “let’s see,” and “please.”Use a variety of examples for how people say things. For example, when using an @sys.time entity, provide examples that include “a.m.,” “p.m.,” and “o’clock” because people will use all three ways to express time.Make composite entities only one level deep. Combining entities into multiple levels, such as @animal.genus-family-order-class, goes too deep and degrades Dialogflow’s performance. Session entities are created programmatically using Dialogflow APIs; these entities time out by default in 10 minutes. This means that if the customer hasn’t interacted with the bot for 10 minutes, the system “forgets” the values of the session entities. The above shows a temperature scale converter bot. Dialogflow automatically examines user phrases and tries to identify the entities in each phrase. It uses color-coded shading to show which words or numbers correspond with a particular entity. Using @sys entities means customers don’t need to input common information. A simple example is weather. Without the @sys.geo entities, a weather bot developer would need to program in every city and every state or province in the country where the bot is supposed to work. Because Dialogflow already know cities, towns, states, provinces, and countries, developers don’t need to program these elements into their applications. The same is true for most names, places, numbers, currencies, airport codes, phone numbers, etc.; Dialogflow can identify many of these with no programming required. Thus, if the customer said, “I live in Salt Lake City and my mountain bike needs a tune up tomorrow,” the bot would identify Salt Lake City as a @sys.geo-city entity, tune up as a @service-option entity, and mountain bike the @bike-type entity. When entering user intent phrases, Dialogflow immediately tries to identify words or strings of words, numbers, or names as entities. The system highlights entities found in the customer phrase with different colors to show which type of entity it has identified. This process is called “annotating.” Dialogflow_sys.JPG System entities include many things commonly referenced by customers: time, date, numbers, speed, length, weight, percentage, temperature, currency, volume, addresses, ZIP codes, geographies, names, URLs, color. The @ sign and the word “sys” proceeds these entities in a bot program, as follows: Dialogflow provides a mechanism that lets developers use synonyms to identify an entity. In the bike shop example, a customer might say “tune up,” “service,” “tune,” “maintenance,” or “adjustment.” Developers must enter all synonyms into Dialogflow so the system is able to correlate a word or phrase with an entity. Dialogflow_table.JPG For large applications with many different entities involved, developers might upload all the various entities by importing a CSV file or using JSON code to set up the entities. Intents or Entities First?Although bot builders will likely identify intents and entities simultaneously, they’ll need to input entities into Dialogflow before training a virtual agent with training phrases. This is so that the machine learning engine can properly identify the entities when it examines the training phrases. See All in Contact Center & Customer Experience » Required EntitiesA bot developer can mark any of the three entity types as “required.” When required entities are in use, the customer must specify values for them. If the customer doesn’t specify values for required entities, the bot can’t fulfill the customer’s intent. For example, if a customer wants to transfer money between accounts, required entities would be the @from-account, the @to-account, and the @transfer-amount. Without these three pieces of information, transfers between an individual’s bank accounts can’t proceed. System EntitiesDialogflow has a number of built-in objects, or system entities, that it can distinguish and understand. Using these built-in system entities can significantly shorten development because they don’t require additional programming. Developer EntitiesDeveloper entities are application-specific entities created by the bot creator. In the bike example above, the developer created the @bike-type and @service-option entities. In a banking application, developer entities might include information like @account-number and @withdrawal-amount. A customer service “order status” bot application would have entities like @order-number and @ship-to-zipcode. Composite EntitiesOn occasion, combining entities may be helpful. For example, a developer building a bot for pizza ordering may want to combine toppings into a single “combined entity,” such as @toppings-list. A music playlist is another example of a combined entity. Google has also defined several combinations for system entities; for example, an @sys.date-time system entity combines the @sys.date and @sys.time entitites; @sys.place-attraction combines location and event system entities, which can hold things like the location and name of a theme park — Orlando, Florida, USA, and Disney World, for example. Three Types of EntitiesDialogflow supports three types of entities: system entities, developer entities, and user or session entities. As shown in the example above, Dialogflow uses a preceding “@” sign in the name to identify a word or short phrase as an entity. In SummaryEntities add specificity to conversations with a virtual agent.Dialogflow supports three types of entities: system, developer, and session.Enter entities into Dialogflow before intent phrases so that Dialogflow can properly identify the entities in the training phrases.Avoid making entities too complex so as not to degrade your bot’s performance.Identify all variations and synonyms on how to say things as you create your bot.What’s NextThe next article in this series will appear in mid-September and will focus on how to enable Dialogflow’s speech understanding and voice synthesis capabilities so that you can use voice as the input and output interface for your bot.Tags:News & ViewsDecoding DialogflowGoogle CCAIContact Center & Customer ExperienceAI & AutomationAnalyst InsightCCaaSDigital TransformationNews & Views Articles You Might Like Some examples of system entities in Dialogflow Dialogflow_temp-bot.png You might hear some people use the term “slot” instead of “entity.” Slots and entities are the same thing, but Google uses the term “entity” in its Dialogflow documentation. Requiring and Combining EntitiesDialogflow has mechanisms that help bot builders use entities in conversations and responses. One involves making entities required and another provides the ability to combine certain entities. Why You Need to Care About CX of Connected Consumers Blair Pleasant September 30, 2019 Today, enterprises are distinguishing themselves with personal, robust customer experiences. But can it be too much? Entities can be identified using synonyms so that conversation flows more naturally. Dialogflow_MikesBikes.png Log in or register to post comments The point is, developers rely on this type of entity to support a specific application, using any naming convention they choose. How to Plan a Smooth Contact Center Cloud Migration Elizabeth Magill September 24, 2019 A strategic migration plan must answer three important questions. The above image depicts a cycling repair bot in which the user types service requests and the bot schedules them. Note the entities and the values the bot extracts from the user’s text. Cisco Touts Webex Contact Center-Calling Integration Beth Schultz September 23, 2019 Company talks up other enhancements to cloud platform, as contact center partners make service news of their own. read more

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Family and friends of a young Waterloo woman are still in shock tonight over learning about her tragic death. The news has rocked that community who are rallying together to support the family.24 year old Chelsea Rebecca Alvarez had everything going for her. A recent engineering graduate from Conestoga college, she just moved to Italy with her fiancée Colin Behenna who was starting his professional hockey career with the Sterzing Broncos, they both shared a passion for hockey. According to Italian media she was out for a hike with her two younger brothers when she lost her balance and fell more than 150 meters, about 50 storeys down a slope.There has been an outpouring of support on social media, letters of condolences going out to Chelsea’s finance Colin as well as her family who are expected to arrive back in Canada in the next few days. The Waterloo community says it will rally behind them. There’s no word yet on when funeral services will be held. read more

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A statement issued today by a spokesman for the Secretary-General said the meeting, which has been agreed to by both parties, would be held in Geneva at the Palais des Nations.In its judgement delivered on 10 October, the ICJ essentially awarded sovereignty rights over the oil-rich peninsula to Cameroon. The Court cited two colonial documents – a 1913 agreement between Germany and the United Kingdom, and the Thomson-Marchland Declaration of 1929-1930 – and directed Nigeria to withdraw “expeditiously and without condition” from the area. Cameroon was asked to remove “expeditiously and without condition” its forces from the land boundary that, according to the ruling, fell within the sovereignty of Nigeria.In a position paper issued on 24 October, Nigeria said the judgement did not consider “fundamental facts” about the Nigerian inhabitants of the territory, whose “ancestral homes” the ICJ has now adjudged to be in Cameroonian territory.Friday’s meeting would be the second Mr. Annan has held with the two leaders over the border dispute. On 5 September, the Secretary-General met in Paris with the two Presidents, who both promised to respect and implement whatever decision the ICJ might give on the case, which Cameroon brought before the Court in 1994. read more

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Paulo Sergio Pinheiro has twice asked to visit Myanmar since last November, “without much success so far,” according to a statement released today in Geneva. All dates he has suggested have so far been rejected by the authorities. Concerning current developments, Mr. Pinheiro today voiced concern about plans for Myanmar’s National Convention, noting that steps had not been taken to “ensure minimum democratic conditions” for that event. “Without the participation of the National League of Democracy (NLD) and other political parties that won the majority of seats in the 1990 elections, the present National Convention has lost a unique opportunity for embracing a genuinely free, transparent and inclusive process involving all political parties, ethnic nationalities and members of civil society,” he said.The expert also reiterated his earlier assertion that if the ruling State Peace and Development Council wants to promote a genuine process of political transition, it must immediately restore basic political rights and freedoms, including the release of the NLD leaders, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and U Tin Oo.”The NLD party offices should be reopened, all other political prisoners must be released immediately and unconditionally, and there should be no more arrests or punishment for peaceful political activities,” he stressed. read more

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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the UN Security Council have condemned the series of terrorist attacks that occurred yesterday in the northern Lebanese town of El-Qaa, which resulted in a number of civilian deaths and injuries.“Terrorism in all its forms and manifestations is criminal and unjustifiable, regardless of its motivation,” Council members said in a statement issued on Monday night. “[It] should not be associated with any religion, nationality, civilization or ethnic group.” According to media reports, suicide bombers killed at least five people and wounded another 28 in the town located in the Bekaa Valley, near the border with Syria. In their statement, the Council members also stressed the need to suppress and prevent the financing of terrorism, terrorist organizations and individual terrorists, and underlined the need to bring the perpetrators of attack to justice. In a separate statement issued today, the Secretary-General’s spokesperson said that in addition to strongly condemning the attacks, Mr. Ban also praised the important role played by the Lebanese security forces and encouraged continuous and coordinated international support to their efforts to protect and reinforce the country’s security and stability.The Secretary-General and Council members also expressed their deep sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims as well as to the people and Government of Lebanon, and wished the injured a speedy recovery. read more

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From left to right: redshirt freshman linebacker Tuf Borland (32), freshman defensive end Chase Young (2) and sophomore defensive lineman Robert Landers (67) run onto the field during the second quarter at the at the OSU-Maryland game on Oct. 7. Credit: Ris Twigg | Assistant Photo EditorHere is a position-by-position breakdown of Ohio State’s defense in 2018. The years provided by the players indicates grade in the 2017 season. Defensive tackleGraduating: Michael Hill, Tracy SprinkleReturners: Dre’Mont Jones, Robert Landers, Jashon Cornell, DaVon Hamilton, Haskell Garrett, Malik Barrow, Jerron CageAdditions: Taron Vincent, Antwuan Jackson Jr., Tommy TogiaiThe situation: Redshirt seniors Michael Hill and Tracy Sprinkle will graduate, leaving a hole in the middle of Ohio State’s defensive line. But that crack will enlarge if redshirt sophomore Dre’Mont Jones leaves early for the NFL draft and the Buckeyes are forced to rely on less experienced linemen. Redshirt sophomores Robert Landers, Jashon Cornell and DaVon Hamilton have played substantial snaps, but none has made an impact similar to that of Jones. They will be joined by freshman Haskell Garrett, a former highly rated prospect, who could earn an increase in snaps and push for a starting position. Redshirt freshman Malik Barrow suffered a torn ACL and missed the 2017 season. Freshman Jerron Cage has not played much outside of special teams. Transfer Antwuan Jackson Jr. offers Ohio State possibly its most intriguing option, with the talented junior-college product having two years of collegiate experience. Five-star prospect Taron Vincent could push for early playing time. Projected starters: Robert Landers, Dre’Mont JonesThe Reasoning: Landers served Ohio State well as a rotation piece in 2017 and deserves a starting role next season with the departures of Sprinkle. He offers a unique blend of quickness at a defensive line position known for size and girth. Jones would retain a starting spot if he decides to return and work on improving his pass-rush skills. Jackson will push for a starting opportunity and has the talent to earn the spot.Ohio State defensive lineman Nick Bosa (97) celebrates after taking down USC’s quarterback in the third quarter of the 2017 Cotton Bowl against University of Southern California on Dec. 29 in AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX. Ohio State won 24-7. Credit: Jack Westerheide | Photo EditorDefensive endGraduating: Tyquan Lewis, Jalyn HolmesReturners: Sam Hubbard, Nick Bosa, Chase Young, Jonathon CooperAdditions: Alex WilliamsThe situation: This season, Ohio State’s depth has been its biggest strength at defensive end. That will not be the case next year because redshirt senior Tyquan Lewis and senior Jalyn Holmes will graduate and redshirt junior Sam Hubbard is likely to declare early for the 2018 NFL Draft. However, the Buckeyes will not experience any dearth of talent at the position. Sophomore Nick Bosa will return and remain as a starter, but will play many more snaps next season due to the NFL-bound defensive ends. Freshman Chase Young, a former five-star prospect who looks more like an NFL player than a freshman, has earned first-team snaps this season and has an opportunity to win a starting spot next year. Redshirt freshman Jonathon Cooper was lost in the shuffle due to Ohio State’s loaded upper class of defensive ends and Young’s hype, but the former four-star Ohioan will be expected to rotate with the returners on the line. Earlier in the season, defensive line coach Larry Johnson said he did not like playing true freshmen in disadvantageous situations. That might not be an option in 2018, with Ohio State likely having just three nonfreshman defensive ends. Alex Williams and, potentially, another 2018 defensive end recruit will add to the minimal depth.Projected starters: Nick Bosa, Chase YoungThe Reasoning: Bosa and Young, both former five-star prospects, have lived up to their billing, but have yet to bear the workload of a full starter. Next season, they are likely to be the starters and will have an opportunity to cause havoc in opposing backfields. The potential loss of three starters will take its toll on the depth, and Cooper will be the lone defensive end available to spell Bosa and Young.Ohio State freshman linebacker Baron Browning (5) attempts to stop a Scarlet Knight in the fourth quarter against Rutgers on Sep. 30. Ohio State won 56-0. Credit: Jack Westerheide | Photo EditorLinebackerGraduating: Chris Worley, Zach TurnureReturners: Jerome Baker, Dante Booker, Malik Harrison, Tuf Borland, Baron Browning, Pete Werner, Justin Hilliard, Keandre Jones, Nick ConnerAdditions: Teradja Mitchell, Dallas Gant, K’Vaughan PopeThe situation: Redshirt senior Chris Worley will graduate, which means Ohio State is losing a starting linebacker and leader of the unit for the second year in a row. Junior Jerome Baker also stands a good chance to exit early for the NFL draft, meaning the Buckeyes will be left with two vacancies at linebacker. Redshirt freshman Tuf Borland started for the second half of the season and has a good shot to open the season at the starter in the middle. Redshirt junior Dante Booker started the majority of the early season, but, once again, was injured and lost his spot. Sophomore Malik Harrison has played a considerable amount of snaps and the athletic linebacker could slide into a starting position. Freshman Baron Browning, a former five-star prospect, is one of Ohio State’s most physically gifted linebackers. Freshman Pete Werner garnered praise from Meyer for his special teams plays, but the first-year player did not see many snaps on defense. Redshirt sophomore Justin Hilliard and sophomore Keandre Jones will be in the mix for increased playing time, but both mainly played special teams. Redshirt sophomore Nick Conner has dealt with a multitude of injuries and has not played this season. The Buckeyes will add a talented group of linebackers, led by Teradja Mitchell, but none are likely to earn consequential reps.Projected starters: Baron Browning, Tuf Borland, Malik HarrisonThe Reasoning: The athleticism of potential first-year starters Browning and Harrison, combined with Borland, might be too much for Ohio State to pass up. Harrison has the inside track to earn a starting position considering the important snaps he has played this year, but Browning will have to beat out a multitude of talented players. Browning earned compliments from defensive coordinator Greg Schiano and teammates for his bowl practice showings. Ohio State sophomore cornerback Kendall Sheffield (8) takes down a Badger in the third quarter of the B1G Championship game against Wisconsin on Dec. 2 in Lucas Oil Stadium. Ohio State won 27-21. Credit: Jack Westerheide | Photo EditorCornerbackGraduating: Denzel Ward (NFL draft early entrant) Returners: Damon Arnette, Kendall Sheffield, Jeffrey Okudah, Shaun Wade, Amir Riep, Marcus WilliamsonAdditions: Sevyn Banks, Tyreke JohnsonThe situation: With junior Denzel Ward becoming an early entrant into the 2018 NFL Draft, Ohio State will likely enter next season with a similar crop of cornerbacks minus this year’s best. The Buckeyes will count on major offseason improvements from redshirt sophomores Kendall Sheffield and Damon Arnette, both of whom had shaky 2017 seasons. A sizable group of current freshmen will push them for playing time. Former five-star Jeffrey Okudah played ample snaps and fellow former five-star Shaun Wade has a shot to earn more playing time after recovering from an abdominal injury. Amir Riep and Marcus Williamson have not played much outside of special teams, but each could enter the rotation next year. Incoming recruits Sevyn Banks and Tyreke Johnson are unlikely to play much.Projected starters: Kendall Sheffield, Jeffrey Okudah, Damon ArnetteThe Reasoning: Given the physique and athleticism of Sheffield and Okudah, Ohio State will be unable to keep them off the field. They could cover the outside while Arnette covers in the slot. Though Arnette has struggled with the responsibility, he will be in his third season as a key contributor and must play at a higher level in 2018.Sophomore safety Jordan Fuller (4) awaits the snap during the second quarter at the OSU-Maryland game on Oct. 7. Credit: Ris Twigg | Assistant Photo EditorSafetyGraduating: Erick Smith, Damon Webb (starter)Returners: Jordan Fuller, Isaiah Pryor, Wayne Davis, Jahsen Wint, Brendon WhiteAdditions: Josh Proctor, Marcus HookerThe situation: Senior Damon Webb, a two-year starter, and senior Erick Smith, who began the season as a starter but missed multiple games for undisclosed reasons and relinquished his starting position, will graduate. Sophomore Jordan Fuller will remain a starter for the second year. Freshman Isaiah Pryor was Webb’s backup since the opening week of the season. Redshirt freshman Wayne Davis was listed as Fuller’s backup while Smith was suspended, but has not played much other than on special teams. Redshirt freshman Jahsen Wint also has not seen much playing time on defense. Freshman Brendon White has played multiple positions since arriving at Ohio State in the spring, but has been with the safeties since fall camp. He is a gifted athlete and will find snaps at some point, no matter what position he ends up playing. Four-star Josh Proctor have a chance to earn early playing time, but must first make an impact on special teams. Though Marcus Hooker, younger brother of former Buckeye safety Malik Hooker, is listed as a cornerback, he will to play safety in college and might redshirt.Projected starters: Jordan Fuller, Isaiah PryorThe Reasoning: Fuller will retain his spot as a starter and Pryor will likely slide into Webb’s starting spot due to lesser competition at the position. Fuller impressed in his first season as a starter and could enter 2018 as one of Ohio State’s most talented defensive players. Opposite Fuller, Pryor has the upper hand, but that position battle could go through spring camp and into the fall without a starter named.Check out the preview of Ohio State’s offense. read more

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The scaffold clad Grenfell Tower seen from Holland Park in August 2018Credit:REUTERS/Toby Melville Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. They raised questions about how the refurbishment had affected the operation of the building’s smoke venting system and the firefighter’s lift controls. Official warnings identifying multiple fire safety failings at Grenfell Tower were served on the building’s management the year before the fire but no action was taken, documents have revealed.An independent Fire Risk Assessment, a routine inspection during the refurbishment process, was carried out in June 2016 and recommended action on more than 40 “high risk” issues within two to three weeks, according to ITV News.Four months later, the fire risk assessor wrote to the the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation (KCTMO) asking why action still hadn’t been taken on more than 20 issues he had identified in his report.A separate fire deficiency notice from the then London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA), was issued in November 2016 with a deadline for action in May 2017, a month before the blaze ripped through the tower, killing 72 residents.The documents are the first to reveal that official warnings about fire safety, that the KCTMO was legally required to act upon, were issued before the fire.The two fire safety audits reportedly  identified problems with damaged or poorly fitted fire doors and fire doors that did not self-close. Grenfell Tower residents have previously revealed that they warned the KCTMO of fire safety concerns over a period of several years.The KCTMO ceased to exist following the fire but the owner of Grenfell Tower, Kensington and Chelsea council, said in a statement: “This will be a matter for the public inquiry, and to comment further could risk prejudicing the ongoing police investigation.“We do not want to do or say anything that could obstruct the course of justice, because justice is what our residents want the most.“Our first thoughts and our last thoughts will always be with those that lost their lives in the Grenfell Tragedy. We have been clear that we want the whole unvarnished truth and we will do all we can to assist, no matter what the consequences are for the council.” Barbara Lane, a fire engineer who analysed the blaze, detailed such failings in her official report to the Grenfell Inquiry.She said that refurbishment work undertaken on lifts in 2005 and between 2012-16 left them unfit for evacuating vulnerable residents and aiding the emergency response.She also found that all of the 106 flat entrance fire doors replaced in 2011 did not meet building regulation standards which required them to withstand a fire for 30 minutes. The scaffold clad Grenfell Tower seen from Holland Park in August 2018 read more

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Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. The research team, led by Ask Tybjaerg Nordestgaard of the university’s Department of Clinical Biochemistry, reported: “A coffee-induced increase in bile acid production could reduce the risk of cholesterol gallstones.”Moreover, coffee has been shown to induce UGT1A1, the enzyme responsible for conjugation of bilirubin. Elevated levels of unconjugated bilirubin in bile is a causal risk factor for gallstone formation.” Drinking six or more cups of coffee a day reduces the risk of gallstones, according to a study of more than 100,000 adults across 13 years.The high intake of caffeine was found to reduce the painful ailment by 23 per cent compared to those who did not drink any coffee at all.Researchers analysed official health and lifestyle data among 104,500 adults over a period of up to 13 years comparing how much coffee they drank with whether or not they ever suffered from symptomatic gallstone disease (GSD).The study was conducted by a team from the Copenhagen University Hospital in Denmark where coffee represents, by far, the most common source of caffeine intake.Drinking just one cup a day lowered the risk of GSD by three per cent but the protective properties of caffeine increased dramatically when gulping down several cups a day.The researchers told the Journal of Internal Medicine that several factors were likely to influence the healthy side benefits.Gallstones are formed in the bile duct when there is too much cholesterol and not enough of the bile acids that prevent them becoming stones.Caffeine is released via bile and contains chemical compounds called methylxanthines that stimulate production of acid and prevent the cholesterol forming gallstones. read more

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first_imgThe Greek Centre is to present a lecture on the Greek cotton entrepreneurs who thrived in Egypt in the early 20th century and helped modernise agriculture in the wider region.Dr Nick Dallas, GOCMV board member and convenor of the Community’s public seminar series, will elaborate on this story and the legacy of Egypt’s Hellenic community.Why did Nick choose to investigate this topic? “Well, one was an internal calling. Having been born in Karditsa, one of the largest cotton-producing regions of Greece, I always wondered what if my parents didn’t migrate to Australia, what would my life have been like if I grew up surrounded by the terminology of the cotton cycle,” he tells Neos Kosmos.“The other factor was a chance encounter of some books on the topic. Visiting the bookshop of the American University in Cairo, I encountered a book on the Cotton Plantation. This was followed by the discovery of Professor Matoula Tomara-Sideri’s book, Egyptian Hellenism: the Cotton Roads, in an Athenian bookshop. One thing then led to another. However, the main protagonist in this story is really Mohammad Ali, the ruler of Egypt and one of Kavala’s favourite sons. The modernisation pathway he attempted to follow later on laid the groundwork in attracting many Greeks to Egypt in the mid-19th century.”In any discussion on cotton in Egypt it is next to impossible to avoid mentioning the name of Sakel, an extra-long staple cotton variety introduced by Ioannis Sakellarides which dominated the Nile Delta between 1911 to 1935. “Its strong and lengthy fibres not only commanded a premium price, but European textile mills even modified their machinery to accommodate it,” Dr Dallas explains.However, Sakellarides was simply continuing the legacy of other innovators who had introduced new improved cotton varieties. Cotton entrepreneurs like Kartalis, Kanavas, Psihas, Voltos, Papaheimonas and many others had made their mark beforehand. Greeks were involved and dominated almost every aspect of the cotton trade in 19th century Ottoman Egypt. They provided loans to Egyptian peasant farmers, owned 90 per cent of cotton gins and 25 per cent of all cotton exported went through Greek brokerage houses. How did this story begin? “Well, from an accidental observation by French Swiss engineer, Alexis Jumel, in the garden of Mako Bey, a retired Ottoman officer. He was awestruck by an ornamental plant that Mako Bey had cultivated from Ethiopian seeds he had brought back. Jumel convinced the Kavala-born ruler of Egypt, Muhammad Ali, to invest in the cultivation of this long staple cotton variety. For the rest of his reign, Muhammad Ali then focused on the expanded production of cotton agriculture to raise the financial resources to modernise the Egyptian economy and realise his imperial ambitions.“It was a rollercoaster ride plagued by numerous challenges and always hostage to global price fluctuations, but his successors continued this legacy,” Dr Dallas continues.“Things really took off when the American Civil War erupted and production collapsed in the slave plantation cotton fields of the southern United States. The global price tripled, Egyptian production increased fourfold in the space of a few years. Many Greeks made fabulous fortunes, became significant benefactors and played a leading role in Egyptian commerce.”* Nick Dallas has a multi-discipline background which spans chemistry, political science and economics. His numerous academic interests include economic history, globalisation issues and climate science. Presently he is the national sales manager for professional and vocational education at McGraw-Hill Australia, a global learning science company. He has been on the GOCMV’s board of management since 2012 and takes an active interest in all of the Community’s education initiatives.When: Thursday 15 September, 7.00 pm Where: The Greek Centre, mezzanine level, 168 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, VIC Entry: Free Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more

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first_imgStay on target Virgin Galactic Gives First Look at Its Luxurious Lounge for Space TouristsSmithsonian Air & Space Museum Acquires VSS Unity Rocket Motor The second time is sweeter for Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic. Two months after the inaugural spaceflight, Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo VSS Unity has reached space again in a test flight over Mojave, California.This time, VSS Unity reached its highest speed and altitude to date and, for the first time, carried a third crew member on board along with research payloads from the NASA Flight Opportunities program, Virgin Galactic announced in a press release.This is the first time Virgin Galactic carried three human beings on its ride to the edge of space. In previous test flights, the two pilots were the only ones inside of the spacecraft.This space flight also means Chief Pilot Dave Mackay and co-pilot Michael “Sooch” Masucci become commercial astronauts and the 569th and 570th humans in space. Beth Moses, Virgin Galactic’s Chief Astronaut Instructor, flew as the third crew member in a first, live evaluation of cabin dynamics. She is the 571st person to fly to space and the first woman to fly on board a commercial spaceship.We have a 3rd crew member in the cabin of SpaceShipTwo today, Chief Astronaut Instructor, Beth Moses. She will provide human validation for the data we collect. Including aspects of the customer cabin and spaceflight environment from the perspective of people in the back. pic.twitter.com/WiUxhuf2zv— Virgin Galactic (@virgingalactic) February 22, 2019WhiteKnightTwo, the craft that lifts VSS Unity high enough to fire its motor, took off from the Mojave Air and Space Port launch site a few minutes after 11 a.m. EST (1400 GMT). Unity separated about an hour into the flight, then fired its hybrid rocket motor, which propelled the spaceship at Mach 3.04 to an apogee of 295,007 feet.During several minutes of weightlessness while the pilots “feathered” the spaceship in preparation for a Mach 2.7 re-entry, Moses floated free to complete a number of cabin evaluation test points.Hello, Earth . Footage from the boom of SpaceShipTwo pic.twitter.com/i6jdsjrRRB— Virgin Galactic (@virgingalactic) February 22, 2019According to Virgin Galactic, this human validation of data previously collected via sensors, and the live testing of other physical elements of the cabin interior, are needed to provide future passengers and space tourists a safe and comfortable experience. Virgin Galactic already has more than 700 would-be space tourists signed on to launch, with tickets priced at $250,000 per flight.There were a lot of “firsts” on this particular flight. The flight was the first time that a non-pilot flew on board a commercial spaceship to space, and it was the first time that a crew member floated freely without restraints in weightlessness in space onboard a commercial spaceship; and it was the first time that three people flew to space on a commercial spaceship.Congrats to @VirginGalactic on SpaceShipTwo’s successful flight to suborbital space w/ four @NASA_Technology payloads. With access to reduced-gravity, researchers collect data needed to mature their tech for use in deep space. More about our tech onboard: https://t.co/63eypTVPcB https://t.co/3RA57Ojgyd— NASA (@NASA) February 22, 2019“I am immensely proud of everyone involved,” Virgin founder Richard Branson said. “Having Beth [Moses] fly in the cabin today, starting to ensure that our customer journey is as flawless as the spaceship itself, brings a huge sense of anticipation and excitement to all of us here who are looking forward to experiencing space for ourselves. The next few months promise to be the most thrilling yet.”Unity also carried NASA-funded payloads on this mission. Under NASA’s Flight Opportunities program, four experiments flew on board the spacecraft, including technologies that previously flew onboard SpaceShipTwo in December 2018 and, more recently, two launched on a Blue Origin rocket.More on Geek.com:Smithsonian Air & Space Museum Acquires VSS Unity Rocket MotorUnder Armour Will Design Space Suits for Virgin GalacticFirst Commercial SpaceShipTwo Flight Expected to Launch This Yearlast_img read more

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2000YearOld Shipwrecks With Cargo Discovered Off Greek Island

first_img Amazing Hoard of 1,000-Year-Old Coins Discovered by Metal Detectorists7th-Century Skeleton From Merovingian Era Unearthed in France In what is being hailed as an “important find,” five ancient, cargo-laden shipwrecks — one dating back to the 3rd century — have been discovered off a Greek islet.Archaeologists also found a large anchor and amphorae, ancient containers used to transport goods such as wine, along with the shipwrecks, according to a statement from the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sport.A diver inspects an amphora, or ancient jar, found with one of the wrecks off Levitha, Greece. (Photo Credit: Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities / Greek Ministry of Culture and Sport)While some of the amphorae came from Greek Aegean islands such as Knidos Kos and Rhodes, others came from the ancient Phoenician civilization and its city of Carthage in North Africa. They were dated to the 3rd century BC, during the era of the Ptolemaic Kingdom, which ended with the deaths of Cleopatra and her son.The archaeological mission was conducted in June near the island of Levitha, a small Greek island in the Aegean Sea between Amorgos and Leros, by the Greek Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities.A diver brings up one of the amphorae found with the wreck. (Photo Credit: Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities / Greek Ministry of Culture and Sport)The granite anchor pole, which dates back to the 6th century BC, was found 147 feet down and weighs 881 pounds, Euronews reported. It is believed to have been used on a “colossal-sized ship.” Archaeologists say it may be the largest stone pillar from the Archaic Period ever found in the Aegean.The mission that resulted in the discovery is part of a three-year project that runs through 2021 and aims to identify and document ancient shipwrecks near the islands of Levitha, Mauria, Glaros and Kinaros. The area “played a key role in ancient and modern navigation,” the Greek Culture Ministry said.A giant anchor pole, which dates back to the 6th century BC and weighs more than 880 pounds, was also found. (Photo Credit: Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities / Greek Ministry of Culture and Sport)A total of 57 group dives with 92 hours of seabed survey work were carried out so far this year. Remnants of eight total wrecks were found, dating mainly to the Hellenistic and Roman periods.“In addition to the wrecks, a number of other discoveries, notably pottery discharges and anchors, documented a continued use of this sea route from the Archaic to the Ottoman period,” officials said in the statement.In June, archaeologists discovered an ancient, Roman-era wooden ship, also complete with cargo, off the eastern coast of Cyprus. It was believed to be the “first undisturbed Roman shipwreck” found in the Mediterranean island nation’s waters.More on Geek.com:Wreck Discovered 103 Years After Ship Sank in Lake SuperiorMysterious, 500-Year-Old Shipwreck Found in Baltic Sea Is ‘Astonishingly Preserved’Researchers ‘Accidentally’ Discover 19th-Century Shipwreck Stay on targetlast_img read more

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first_imgWell, it finally happened. One of Destiny players’ worst fears — whether rational or not — has come true. Starting Tuesday, October 13, Bungie will introduce the player base to the Eververse Trading Company, Destiny’s newly minted in-game cash shop.A couple of weeks before Destiny’s new great expansion The Taken King released, a fan-favorite though admittedly nearly useless NPC, Tess Everis (played by beloved voice actress Claudia Black), was removed from the Tower, the main social hub of the game. Around that time, players uncovered a Bungie trademark for something called “Eververse,” which, considering the sound of the name, players linked to Tess and her disappearance. Earlier today, Bungie released a news update outlining Tess’ triumphant return to the Tower, and that she’ll be bringing the game’s new cash shop with her.The Eververse Trading Company logo revealed in Bungie’s news update.For starters, Tess will offer 18 new emotes for players to purchase using yet another currency being added to Destiny’s already convoluted economy: Silver. As Destiny players know, emotes are fluff and — despite one objective in a secret patrol mission (which can use the free emotes that come with the game) — aren’t needed for anything in the game.The emotes are similar to the collector items players could purchase alongside The Taken King, which included an exclusive class item and a new dance emote. Bungie made these collector items available in a separate $20 set for players that didn’t want to purchase the full collector’s edition. The community was split on the pack — each item averaged out to about $2, and the class items don’t scale with player level, so they (more or less) become useless once you climb beyond their level. It seems, though, that the trial run of the $20 pack was enough to go forward with the new Eververse cash shop. In all fairness to Bungie, emotes are indeed just cosmetic items that have no effect on the game besides what disrespectful dance you perform atop the corpses of your enemies.Bungie has yet to detail the new pricing structure of Silver, and we’ll also need to wait and see what else the developer has in store for the Eververse Trading Company. Players will get some free Silver when the update goes live, likely in an effort to appease the cash shop doomsayers and preemptively lessen the severity of the incoming community storm. So, it looks like we all have something new to look forward with next Tuesday’s weekly reset: some new dances to soothe our pain when Oryx drops nothing but a couple of Moldering Shards and some Wormspore.last_img read more

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first_img News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | August 15, 2019 Mevion and C-RAD Release Integration for Improved Proton Therapy Treatment Quality Mevion Medical Systems and C-RAD announced the integration between the C-RAD Catalyst PT and the Mevion S250i proton… read more News | Radiation Therapy | August 15, 2019 First Patient Enrolled in World’s Largest Brain Cancer Clinical Trial Henry Ford Cancer Institute is first-in-the-world to enroll a glioblastoma patient in the GBM AGILE Trial (Adaptive… read more News | Brachytherapy Systems | August 14, 2019 Efficacy of Isoray’s Cesium Blu Showcased in Recent Studies August 14, 2019 — Isoray announced a trio of studies recently reported at scientific meetings and published in medica read more Provision Center for Proton Therapy is helping pioneer a new product that will help further protect prostate cancer patients from the effects of radiation therapy. Four patients were injected with SpaceOAR hydrogel, the first product in the United States cleared just last week as a spacer to protect the rectum in men undergoing radiation therapy for prostate cancer. The SpaceOAR System is intended to temporarily position the anterior rectal wall away from the prostate during radiotherapy for prostate cancer, creating space to protect the rectum from radiation exposure. Provision is the first proton therapy center and the second radiation treatment center nationwide to adopt the product.“We’re pleased to be the first proton therapy center to introduce this additional protection for our cancer patients,” said Marcio Fagundes M.D., radiation oncologist and medical director for Provision Center for Proton Therapy. “By its nature, proton therapy’s targeted radiation dosage protects surrounding tissues from damage. The SpaceOAR product provides us with even more ability to keep our patients comfortable and further prevent long-term side effects as a result of their treatment.”Because of the close proximity of the prostate to the rectum, radiation therapy can cause damage, resulting in long-term side effects. The SpaceOAR system, developed by Augmenix, creates space to protect the rectum from radiotherapy. Placed through a small needle, the hydrogel is administered as a liquid, but quickly solidifies into a soft gel that expands the space between the prostate and rectum. The hydrogel spacer maintains this space until radiotherapy is complete. The spacer then liquefies and is absorbed and cleared from the body in the patient’s urine.Gary Pitts, a retired urologist from Boone, N.C., was one of the four patients to receive SpaceOAR hydrogel on Tuesday. He came to Provision after one of his patients was successfully treated for prostate cancer with proton therapy several years ago.“Dr. Fagundes had mentioned the new SpaceOAR hydrogel to me, but we didn’t think it would be approved by the FDA in time,” Pitts said. “He immediately called when he found out it was cleared and I am thrilled to be the first proton therapy patient to receive the extra protection provided by the hydrogel.”“For years, hydrogel products have been used safely to protect the most sensitive parts of the body as sealants and adhesion barriers, and now prostate cancer patients will also be able to benefit,” said John Pedersen, Augmenix chief executive officer. “FDA clearance of the SpaceOAR System represents a significant development in advancing the safety, precision and flexibility with which prostate cancer radiotherapy can be delivered.”According to the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute, prostate cancer is second only to skin cancer as the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men with an estimated 220,800 new cases and 27,540 deaths in the U.S. in 2015 alone. Worldwide, prostate cancer is expected to grow to 1.7 million new cases and 499,000 deaths by 2030.FDA clearance was granted following completion of the SpaceOAR System prospective, multicenter, randomized clinical trial. SpaceOAR patients experienced a significant reduction in rectal radiation dose and severity of late rectal toxicity when compared to control patients who did not receive SpaceOAR hydrogel. The full pivotal clinical trial results have been submitted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal and are expected to be published later this year.For more information: www.augmenix.com FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 Following radiation, the bone marrow shows nearly complete loss of blood cells in mice (left). Mice treated with the PTP-sigma inhibitor displayed rapid recovery of blood cells (purple, right). Credit: UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center/Nature Communications News | Proton Therapy | August 08, 2019 MD Anderson to Expand Proton Therapy Center The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center unveiled plans to expand its Proton Therapy Center during a… read more Related Content News | Proton Therapy | August 06, 2019 IBA Signs Contract to Install Proton Therapy Center in Kansas IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) recently signed a contract and received the first payment for a Proteus One solution… read more News | Radiation Therapy | August 16, 2019 Drug Accelerates Blood System’s Recovery After Radiation, Chemotherapy A drug developed by UCLA physician-scientists and chemists speeds up the regeneration of mouse and human blood stem… read more Feature | August 05, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor Most Popular Radiology and Radiotherapy Topics in July 2019 August 5, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Imaging Technology New (ITN) magazine website fr read more News | Patient Positioning Radiation Therapy | August 07, 2019 Qfix kVue One Proton Couch Top Validated by Mevion Medical Systems Qfix and Mevion Medical Systems announced that a special version of the kVue One Proton couch top is now both validated… read more Technology | Interventional Radiology | August 16, 2019 Profound Medical Receives U.S. FDA 510(k) Clearance for Tulsa-Pro Profound Medical Corp. announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to… read more Catalyst PT image courtesy of C-RAD News | Radiation Therapy | August 02, 2019 Varian Showcases Cancer Care Systems and Software at AAPM 2019 Varian showcased systems and software from its cancer care portfolio, including the Identify Guidance System, at the… read more News | April 23, 2015 First Proton Therapy Center Using New Product to Benefit Prostate Cancer Patients First patients in Tennessee treated with SpaceOAR Hydrogel The top piece of content in July was a video interview explaining how Princess Margaret Cancer Center is using machine learning to create automated treatment plans. This was a hot topic at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 2019 meeting in July.  The MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center expansion is expected to be completed in 2023. Rendering courtesy of Stantec.last_img read more

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Turkeys travel agent association manages to get Bookingcom blocked

first_img Share Thursday, March 30, 2017 ISTANBUL — A Turkish court has ordered the travel website Booking.com to be blocked in a dispute with the country’s main travel agency association, Turkey’s state-run news agency reported Wednesday.The Anadolu Agency reported that a commercial court in Istanbul ordered the move against Booking.com as a “precautionary measure” while the case is ongoing.Lawyers for the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies had argued that Netherlands-based Booking.com was engaging in unfair competition in the marketing of hotels in Turkey.Anadolu said that government authorities are expected to block access to the website as soon as they receive official notification from the court.In a written statement, Booking.com said it disagreed with the ruling and would appeal.“As an e-commerce and technology company, we are convinced that we contribute to healthy competition in the market by offering Turkish consumers a transparent and easy platform to compare and book accommodation all over the world,” the company said.It added that Booking.com also helps 13,000 Turkish businesses offer accommodation to consumers. Source: The Associated Press Turkey’s travel agent association manages to get Booking.com blocked Tags: Booking.com, OTAs, Turkey << Previous PostNext Post >>last_img read more

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first_imgFlores said Wednesday that the suspects also are accused of other crimes.Three photographers and the girlfriend of one were found May 3 dismembered in garbage bags in sewage canal.Suspect Juan Carlos Hernandez Pulido was detained last week with the credential of one victim and led authorities to the others.Sinaloa is in a fierce battle with the Zetas for the port city of Veracruz.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project Top Stories Men’s health affects baby’s health too VERACRUZ, Mexico (AP) – Mexican authorities say they now have eight people in custody in connection with the killing of three photographers and a girlfriend of one in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz.State Attorney General Amadeo Flores Espinosa says all the suspects are alleged members of the New Generation gang allied with Mexico’s powerful Sinaloa Cartel led by fugitive Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenixcenter_img Parents, stop beating yourself up Sponsored Stories 0 Comments   Share   Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement Patients with chronic pain give advicelast_img read more

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