Guy and three AM students wheelbarrow the mix t

first_imgGuy, and three A&M students, wheelbarrow the mix to the construction site. June 1, 2011A group of students of the Texas A&M University College of Architecture visit Arcosanti for an afternoon of assisting the construction crew in forming a new set of steps for the Energy Apron project. Here, the students learn about the plan for the construction of the Energy Apron’s first full-size greenhouse. Guy Flagg [right of center], Arcosanti resident and crew leader in construction, explains the work to be done.  [photo & text: Logan Bier] [photo & text: Logan Bier]center_img [photo & text: Logan Bier] [photo & text: Logan Bier] Two A&M students become thoroughly engaged in shoveling silt for the concrete mix. last_img read more

Swiss digital security firm The Kudelski Group has

first_imgSwiss digital security firm The Kudelski Group has completed its acquisition of Oslo, Norway-based rival Conax. Conax provides content protection for digital TV services over broadcast, broadband and connected devices.Kudelski agreed to pay Conax’s previous owner Telenor Broadcast NOK1.509 billion (€180 million) for the conditional access unit last month.last_img

Rapid increase of the internet speed and the popul

first_imgRapid increase of the internet speed and the popularization of smart devices, which have grown explosively, are bringing a fundamental change to the media market. In terms of competition, the range of the competition has been expanded to all business operators who provide media service through smart devices from the existing PayTV operators, and service is being diversified from existing linear TV into smart TV, cloud-based, and multi-screen services.Due to this environmental change, PayTV operators are facing a severe reduction of subscribers and the increase of contents cost. Under this structure of profit reduction and gradual increase of costs, PayTV operators must secure service competitiveness. To realize this, the introduction of smart TV service platform is becoming a core strategy to all business operators.The requirements of each operator for this smart TV service platform are different and varied depending on their environment and strategy. However, the important elements considered when smart TV service platform is introduced are the Variety, Speed, Cost and the Expandability of service.Alticast’s Windmill Smart Platform is designed and developed to satisfy such a requirement from PayTV operat ors toward smart service platform. Windmill Smart Platform is one of the most innovative and evolved software solution-based smart service platforms available.last_img read more


first_img beachboysconcertdeeryDerryebringtonheadsjohn Surfing Derry…. The Beach Boys.It’s time to get Surfin’ USA as The Beach Boys head to Ebrington Square in Derry tomorrow for their only concert date in Ireland this year.Ebrington Square will be a sea of Hawaain shirts as fans of legendary US groups flock to hear them belt out classics such as, Surfin’ USA, Good Vibrations, Cottonfields and I Get Around.The Beach Boys have sold in excess of 100 million records worldwide, making them one of the best-selling bands of all time and are listed at number 12 on Rolling Stone magazine’s 2004 list of the “100 Greatest Artists of All Time.” ShareTweet Stewards will be available on site to provide assistance.Local band John Deery and the Heads will open the concert.Patrons attending the concert are encouraged to use city centre car parks and to access the Ebrington site via the Peace Bridge which will remain open to the public – Foyleside East car park will remain open until 12 midnight and Quayside until 11.30pm.The Limavady Road “Park and Ride” will be in operation for concert-goers from 5.45pm  and again after the concert finishes.There will be no parking on St. Columb’s Road for the concert.The Ebrington site is fully accessible and a number of accessible toilets will be available for patrons with a disability.A viewing platform for fans with a disability is available but space on this must be booked through the Box Office in advance.Concert-goers are advised to dress in preparation for rain as mixed weather is currently expected tomorrow.Local group John Deery and the Heads will open the concert from 7.00, after winning a support slot competition organised by Derry City Council as part of its Music City 2014 programme.They will be followed by concert favourites, The Whistlin’ Donkeys, at 7.45pm with the the Beach Boys due on stage at approximately 9.00pm.Tickets for The Beach Boys’ concert priced £20 (plus £1.50 booking free) are available from the Millennium Forum Box Office, telephone 02871 264455 or online at are also currently on sale at Derry City Council’s information point in the Festival Village, and can be purchased at the gate at the concert venue tomorrow. Gates open at 6.00pm.SURFIN’ THE DERRY WAY: “GET AROUND” FOR YOUR BEACH BOYS TICKETS was last modified: June 25th, 2014 by stephenstephen Tags: The crew of the victorious Derry “LondonDerry” Doire Clipper Round the World Yacht Race will get another legenderry welcome when they make a special appearance on stage at approximately 8.45pm, shortly before the Beach Boys’ performance begins.Due to the level of demand from the public, Derry City Council has reviewed its existing arrangements and permitted a small area to be made available for people wishing to bring small foldaway chairs.Fans are advised that due to the size of the concert site this area will be restricted and spaces will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.Anyone intending on using chairs are reminded that this may affect their view of the concert performance.last_img read more

They shouted abuse and threw items at a car the P

first_imgThey shouted abuse and threw items at a car, the PSNI say.Police Inspector Rosemary Thompson said it was a scary experience for those attending the youth club.“This was a frightening incident for the young people who were inside the club and also for the adults who came to collect their children.“We are treating this as a sectarian hate incident and our enquiries are ongoing.” POLICE are investigating a sectarian hate crime attack at a youth club in Derry.Officers responded following reports that a group of youths had gathered outside the premises in the Waterside’s Dungiven Road last night, Tuesday, September 20.The youths stopped children inside the building from leaving. ShareTweet COUNCILLOR CHRISTOPHER JACKSONDungiven RoadINSPECTOR ROSEMARY THOMPSONPSNISECTARIAN HATE CRIME PROBE OVER ‘FRIGHTENING’ INCIDENT AT DERRY YOUTH CLUBSinn FeinWaterside Local Sinn Féin councillor Christopher Jackson said he was contacted by a number of parents who told him the gang wore scarves to cover their faces.“It’s hard to imagine the fear these children must have being going through,” explained Cllr Jackson.“The gang involved in this attack had their faces covered by scarves.“At a time when communities in the Waterside are striving to cement peace and encourage reconciliation it would appear that there is a very small minority intent on living in the past.“There is no place in our society for this carry-on and those involved in these attacks should hang their heads in shame,” he added.Anyone with information about those involved in the sectarian attack is asked to contact police on the 101 non-emergency number.SECTARIAN HATE CRIME PROBE OVER ‘FRIGHTENING’ INCIDENT AT DERRY YOUTH CLUB was last modified: September 21st, 2016 by John2John2 Tags:last_img read more