luni, 19 septembrie 2011
Iliescu mi-a dat o decoraţie şi m-a făcut cavaler. L-am întrebat la ureche în timpul ceremoniei la ce e bun ordinul ăla. „Păi, când o să mori, o să se tragă trei salve de tun.” „Mă cac pe ele de salve!”, i-am răspuns. -Johnny Raducanu
Johnny Răducanu (born Răducan Crețu, December 1, 1931 in Brăila – September 19, 2011 in Bucharest) was a Romanian Jazz musician, of Romani ethnic background, whose family has a long musical tradition dating back to the 17th century.
He started playing the double bass at the age of 19; however, his instruments of choice is the piano. Among his countless collaborations outside Romania were those with Art Farmer (trumpet) and Slide Hampton (trombone), as well as Friedrich Gulda (piano) and Guido Manusardi (piano).
In 1987 Johnny Răducanu received an honorary membership in the Louis Armstrong Academy in New Orleans. He is the founder of the Romanian Jazz school, and during a musical career spanning over half a century, he discovered, nurtured and trained several generations of Romanian jazz musicians. Leonard Feathernamed him Mr. Jazz of Romania. Johnny Răducanu is the President of the Romanian Jazz Federation.
In 1999 he recorded "Jazz over the Carpathians - Johnny Raducanu meets Theodora Enache".
In 2005 he recorded an album entitled "Jazz Bestament" in Paris, produced by Tescani Production. - wiki
2011 | Jakk
When the words “Facebook” and “Twitter” first started making an auditory appearance in the upper stratosphere of banking boardrooms, they must have seemed so irrelevant as to be laughable.
With Experian’s recent release of a report describing the financial importance of the young generation of social media users however, it seems dismissive smirks are no longer so clever.
The report reveals “that this increasingly powerful group” wants “immediate information, instant decisions, faultless customer service and the ability to manage finances on the move. Providers that fail to tick all these boxes could fall behind.”
So important are these young and demanding button-clickers that the credit agency has even coined a name for them (cue drum roll) – “The Facebook Generation’”. READ THE FULL ARTICLE: Technology Blogged
By: Peter Chubb | September 19, 2011
There is still much confusion over the official release date for the Samsung Nexus Prime, but one guy has managed to get close up with the device. You may wonder what this means for you and I; well the one that was shown to him looks as though their could be an earlier Verizon release than we first thought. This all happened after the Big Red Developer conference had wrapped up at Las Vegas.
During that conference there was no sign of said phone, so you can imagine how shocked The Droid Guy’s source was when he was shown what he now believes is the Nexus Prime or Droid Prime as Verizon looks to be calling the device. So why do we now think that this is Verizon’s version and that they will be getting it sooner? READ THE FULL ARTICLE: Product Reviews
Google has officially rolled out its Voice Actions service in the UK.
The service, which is available on smartphones and tablets running Android version 2.2 or better, allows the user to talk directly to the microphone on their device. Commands will then be interpreted and acted upon.
Google has implemented Voice Actions not just in English for the UK, but in other European languages, with france, Italy, Germany and Spain also being covered. READ THE FULL ARTICLE: TECHWATCH