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Monthly Archives: September 2022

Here are the Leviathans and more

by on September 30, 2022 0
CHOICE OF FICTION OF THE WEEK Meet the LeviathansChris Flynn, UQP, $32.99 Credit: Human narrators are thin on the ground in Chris Flynn’s collection of fictional shorts Meet the Leviathans, which takes a satirical lens on human behavior from the weird and wonderful perspective of animals and inanimate objects. No view is too bizarre.... Read More

Review: Russian opera makes an awkward return to SF with ‘Eugene Onegin’

by on September 29, 2022 0
Gordon Bintner (left) and Evan LeRoy Johnson in Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin” at the San Francisco Opera. Photo: Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera Two good things happened at the San Francisco Opera during the first performance of Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin” on Sunday, September 25. Evan LeRoy Johnson, a fresh and vibrant toned tenor from Pine Island,... Read More

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch 2022 Sales Comparison Charts Through September 17

by on September 27, 2022 0
by William D’Angelo published on September 27, 2022 / 6,125 Views Here we see data representing global consumer sales and the evolution of sales performance of the three current platforms (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and Nintendo Switch) and the three legacy platforms (PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo 3DS) over comparable periods for... Read More

Lessons from the FTC’s Facebook saga

by on September 27, 2022 0
The FTC’s settlement with Facebook does little to change or restrict repeat business practices. Now I want to discuss one of the best examples of failure to crack down on repeat offenders: the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) treatment of one of the largest and most well-known companies in the world: Facebook. Facebook is a... Read More

US President to review recommendations to reduce processing time for green card, H-1B applications

by on September 24, 2022 0
US President to consider recommendations to reduce processing time for green card and H-1B applications Photo: iStock The White House is evaluating recommendations from a Presidential Commission to reduce the processing time for green card applications to just 6 months and eliminate all backlogs by 2023. The proposal, if approved, will benefit many immigrants... Read More

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch 2022 Sales Comparison Charts Through September 10

by on September 22, 2022 0
by William D’Angelo published on September 22, 2022 / 2,677 Views Here we see data representing global consumer sales and the evolution of sales performance of the three current platforms (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and Nintendo Switch) and the three legacy platforms (PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo 3DS) over comparable periods for... Read More

HP Elite Dragonfly G3 Review

by on September 21, 2022 0
You may think of it as just a spindly insect, but entomologists will tell you that the dragonfly is perhaps the world’s most capable predator: its nearly 360-degree vision, its unbeatable agility (including up to 9 G of acceleration) and his ability to predict where his prey will give him a 95% kill rate... Read More

Voss supports strategic review at Griffon. An opportunity to create value may emerge

by on September 17, 2022 0
Artistgndphotography | E+ | Getty Images Company: Griffon (GFF) Company: Griffon operates through two segments. Consumer and Professional Products (“CPP”) conducts business through AMES. Founded in 1774, AMES is North America’s premier manufacturer and global supplier of branded consumer and professional tools and products for home storage and organization, landscaping, and lifestyle improvement. outdoor... Read More

Jann Wenner’s memoir “Like a Rolling Stone”

by on September 15, 2022 0
“Like a rolling stoneis an obvious title for the new memoir of Jann Wenner, who co-founded Rolling Stone magazine in 1967 and ran it (in varying degrees) for half a century. Although they sometimes tease each other over ownership of the appellation, Wenner and one of his most often mentioned celebrity friends, Mick Jagger,... Read More

Book Reviews: Architectural Design in a Changing Climate

by on September 15, 2022 0
PiP puts the climate emergency in the spotlight with this series of book selections, with publications on hybrid structures, bamboo and designing for climate change Engineered Bamboo Structures The creator of the award-winning globam glue-laminated bamboo technology provides a comprehensive guide on how to use one of the world’s fastest growing materials, bamboo. Nine... Read More

Chipotle’s New Garlic Guajillo Steak Review

by on September 13, 2022 0
Because our attention span has shrunk to the point where the the average goldfish has better concentration abilities – although, to be fair, I’m sure goldfish would perform a lot worse if they had access to TikTok – we live in a world where big chains constantly dangle shiny objects at us, hoping that... Read More

Trump, Justice Department submit special lead nominees to review Mar-a-Lago documents

by on September 10, 2022 0
This is the latest legal twist in the Justice Department’s landmark criminal investigation into Trump’s potential mishandling of documents as his term ended in January 2021. The FBI executed a search warrant last month. last at the former president’s Florida home and compound, seizing 11,000 documents, including more than 100 classified government documents. Earlier... Read More

Qantas customer complaints under investigation as ACCC says airline not ‘realistic’ about flights it could serve | Qantas

by on September 7, 2022 0
The consumer watchdog is investigating Qantas after customer complaints about delayed or canceled flights, and predicts more air travel chaos over the Christmas holidays. Flight delays and cancellations were at their worst levels outside of the pandemic period and domestic travel would not return to normal until next year as airlines scramble to bolster... Read More

How to protect your business from cybercriminals?

by on September 1, 2022 0
Thursday, September 1, 2022 Cybersecurity should be a top priority for organizations today, especially as employees continue to work remotely without enterprise-grade protections. In the age of COVID-19, businesses are more vulnerable than ever. From phishing scams to malware, hackers are constantly finding new ways to attack businesses. In fact, in March 2020 alone,... Read More