Protection icon – Otona Job http://otona-job.com/ Tue, 13 Sep 2022 05:24:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://otona-job.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/icon-22-120x120.png Protection icon – Otona Job http://otona-job.com/ 32 32 The life and times of music icon Tina Turner. https://otona-job.com/the-life-and-times-of-music-icon-tina-turner/ Tue, 13 Sep 2022 04:11:01 +0000 https://otona-job.com/the-life-and-times-of-music-icon-tina-turner/ “This woman [Tina] will say whatever she thinks you want to hear. I don’t care what she says about me, I’ll always be her friend. If the devil was real, he was real… When I saw Tina do ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It?’ I picked up the phone and called her. ‘Hey, Bo […]]]>

“This woman [Tina] will say whatever she thinks you want to hear. I don’t care what she says about me, I’ll always be her friend. If the devil was real, he was real… When I saw Tina do ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It?’ I picked up the phone and called her. ‘Hey, Bo [short for Bullock, her maiden name], it’s a nice song. I really like that.’ Well, that was it. I haven’t seen anything else she’s done that I like.

“Once I got upset about something I read. I wrote him a letter. ‘Why don’t you talk about yourself and stop talking about me and the kids.’ I told her she was hurting the kids and embarrassing them, the boys had nothing to do with us.

“But years ago I had a temper. I don’t regret anything I’ve ever done, absolutely nothing, man, because it took all of that to make me who I am today. today – and i love me today i really yeah i hit her but i didn’t hit her more than the average guy beats his wife The truth is our life wasn’t different from the guy next door. It’s been exaggerated. People buy bad news, dirty news. If she says I abused her, maybe I did.”

Ike died of a cocaine overdose in 2007.

When the musical about her life debuted in London in 2018, Tina told the actor playing Ike that she forgave him. A number of people have taken this to mean that she forgave Ike herself, but that’s not the case.

“I don’t know if I could ever forgive everything that Ike did to me,” she said. The New York Times in 2019.”[But] Ike is dead. So we don’t have to worry about him.”

But maybe time heals all wounds, even those that are still bleeding.

“For a long time I really hated Ike, but after he died I realized he was a sick, sick person,” Tina said last year.

“Maybe it was a good thing that I met him? That, I don’t know. It hurts to have to remember those times, but at some point, forgiveness kicks in. Forgive, it’s not hanging on, we let it go because by don’t forgive – you’re in pain I’ve had a violent life, there’s no other way to tell the story, so you gotta l ‘accept.”

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Apple icon Steve Jobs encouraged the culture of privacy – One In A Gazillion: Tim Cook https://otona-job.com/apple-icon-steve-jobs-encouraged-the-culture-of-privacy-one-in-a-gazillion-tim-cook/ Sat, 10 Sep 2022 12:56:43 +0000 https://otona-job.com/apple-icon-steve-jobs-encouraged-the-culture-of-privacy-one-in-a-gazillion-tim-cook/ Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook has credited Steve Jobs with making privacy a top priority at the company and said he still runs the tech giant the way his late man did. co-founder. Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook has credited Steve Jobs with making privacy a top priority at the company and said he still […]]]>

Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook has credited Steve Jobs with making privacy a top priority at the company and said he still runs the tech giant the way his late man did. co-founder.

Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook has credited Steve Jobs with making privacy a top priority at the company and said he still runs the tech giant the way his late man did. co-founder.

Cook, speaking at a Code Conference panel on Jobs’ legacy on Wednesday, said Apple has tried to ensure privacy isn’t lost in a surveillance-driven world.

“I think he saw it and he saw it well, and I have every reason to believe he would have made some good points and some good fights along the way,” Cook said during of the conference, alongside former Apple design director Jony Ive and Laurene Powell. Works.

The discussion, led by journalist Kara Swisher, followed a major product launch event on Wednesday morning, when the company unveiled new iPhones, AirPods and smartwatches. Privacy was also a theme of this presentation, with Apple saying it would protect users’ sensitive information, such as women’s health data.

Apple has drawn outcry over the past year for tightening its rules on in-app advertising – a move social media companies have said has hurt their revenue.

Cook said at the Code event on Wednesday that “digital advertising is not a bad thing.”

“What’s not good is sucking people’s data” when it’s not on an informed basis, he said. “We’re trying to put the user in the driver’s seat to own their data.”

Powell Jobs, the founder of the Emerson Collective and Jobs’ widow, also announced the creation of a Steve Jobs Archive, which serves as a repository for his emails, speeches and other communications.

Cook – who became CEO in 2011, the year Jobs died – said the company still held his predecessor’s traditional weekly meeting on Mondays at 9 a.m. with all senior executives.

“The company is still run in multiple ways like Steve did,” Cook, 61, said.

Ive, who left Apple to start his own design company in 2019, said Jobs’ goal was never to sell more units. “I’ve never met anyone so inquisitive and inquisitive,” Ive said.

Powell Jobs recalled Jobs’ efforts to simplify Apple after his absence from the company. At the time, he reduced the number of offerings to just four main product lines.

“He was very concerned about the business,” she said. “He often spoke of leaving behind a work, as an artist does.”

Jobs thought you got a better response by debating, “sometimes taking a position he didn’t even believe in, just to move the discussion along,” Cook said. He was one in “a gazillion”.

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WhatsApp share icon: Twitter replaces the share button for Android users with the WhatsApp share icon https://otona-job.com/whatsapp-share-icon-twitter-replaces-the-share-button-for-android-users-with-the-whatsapp-share-icon/ Thu, 08 Sep 2022 14:43:00 +0000 https://otona-job.com/whatsapp-share-icon-twitter-replaces-the-share-button-for-android-users-with-the-whatsapp-share-icon/ Micro-blogging platform Twitter announced on Thursday that it is replacing the share button for Android users with a WhatsApp share icon on an experimental basis to allow them to easily share tweets on the messaging platform. instant. The service, which will first launch in India, will initially be available to users of the platform’s Android […]]]>
Micro-blogging platform Twitter announced on Thursday that it is replacing the share button for Android users with a WhatsApp share icon on an experimental basis to allow them to easily share tweets on the messaging platform. instant.

The service, which will first launch in India, will initially be available to users of the platform’s Android app and then roll out to other operating systems and countries based on learnings from the experience, the company said.

“Our goal behind testing this feature in India, home to one of the most diverse audiences, is to unlock the learnings and potential and apply them to other early Android markets and the rest of the world,” said said Shirish Andhare, director. and Product Manager at Twitter India.

The WhatsApp share button is the second product feature that the social media intermediary has launched in a hurry. On September 1, Twitter announced that it was testing the “Edit” button internally and would be rolling out the feature to Twitter Blue users in September.

Under the plan, the edit button would allow users to edit a posted tweet within 30 minutes of sending it. Twitter had also said it would show, while limiting the number of times a tweet is sent, the history of edits made to the tweet so that the reader is aware of the conversation.

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The 30-minute time limit and version history of the tweet had to be displayed to “protect the integrity of the conversation and create a publicly available record of what was said,” Twitter said in a statement.

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Disability Rights Icon Judy Heumann to Deliver 2022 Reynolds Lecture https://otona-job.com/disability-rights-icon-judy-heumann-to-deliver-2022-reynolds-lecture/ Mon, 05 Sep 2022 22:07:30 +0000 https://otona-job.com/disability-rights-icon-judy-heumann-to-deliver-2022-reynolds-lecture/ Have you and other members of the disability rights community changed your approach to advocacy to respond to this moment in history, when we face the pandemic, climate change and heightened political division? I don’t think we’ve changed our approach as much as we’ve accelerated it. I do a podcast called “The Heumann Perspective”. I’m […]]]>

Have you and other members of the disability rights community changed your approach to advocacy to respond to this moment in history, when we face the pandemic, climate change and heightened political division?

I don’t think we’ve changed our approach as much as we’ve accelerated it.

I do a podcast called “The Heumann Perspective”. I’m doing an article on suffrage with the American Association of Persons with Disabilities, which runs a program called REV UP. It’s a non-partisan program that works with organizations and people with disabilities across the country to help them learn about their right to vote and what to do if they have a problem. The Civil and Human Rights Leadership Conference will be one of the other guests, and the third guest is a woman with disabilities from Michigan who leads an organization that works on voter rights. Voting definitely becomes a much bigger issue.

On the issue of the environment, there is more work being done. People recognize that environmental issues affect the whole country. People are going to become disabled more because of environmental issues with respiratory issues and things like that. So yes, the movement is expanding. He’s moving into areas where he hadn’t done much work before.

How has disability advocacy grown due to COVID?

I think COVID is something that a lot of organizations really started to work on in 2020 because policies put forward by some states would have made it more difficult for people with disabilities to access health care – they would have been put on lists where they would not have been prioritized. Groups like the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund are very involved.

How can colleges and universities advance the rights of people with disabilities?

By creating an on-campus environment where faculty and students feel respected and where there is a very positive effort from the college to focus on issues related to disability studies, as well as having a solid disability services and making sure students know of it.

Students need to feel they are getting the services they need. It is a very big problem. Does the institution take into account what the student, faculty and staff population says about how they think disability is treated on campus?

Another very important issue is that of disability studies. Are there any Disability Studies courses? Is disability integrated into other study programs on campus in other fields of study? These are very important questions.

You have been part of so many defining moments in the history of disability rights. What do you consider to be your greatest achievement so far?

That I have been involved with an ever-growing group of disability rights advocates working to expand the movement and our effect. And let our numbers increase.

What is the next frontier?

Continue to work on both the effective implementation of existing laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act [Students with Disabilities], and Persons with Disabilities Education Act; on voting rights; and to pay more attention to policies and funding in areas such as home and community services. In addition, we must strive to help the public, especially people with disabilities and their families, become more aware of existing laws and rights. Too many people aren’t really informed…they may understand broadly, but they may not understand explicitly what their rights are. It is a crucial problem.

What helps you overcome some of the challenges of advocacy work?

The work we do makes my life better, and it makes other people’s lives better the harder we work.

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an icon of the Kashmiri freedom movement https://otona-job.com/an-icon-of-the-kashmiri-freedom-movement/ Sat, 03 Sep 2022 04:15:26 +0000 https://otona-job.com/an-icon-of-the-kashmiri-freedom-movement/ Hazaron saal nargis apni baynoori pay roti he Barri mushkil se hota hai shaman men deedawarpaida This verse by Iqbal matches the vision and charismatic personality of Syed Ali Shah Geelani, a torchbearer of the Kashmir liberation movement. Geelani died on 1st September 2021 at the age of 92. However, a hero never dies; it […]]]>

Hazaron saal nargis apni baynoori pay roti he

Barri mushkil se hota hai shaman men deedawarpaida

This verse by Iqbal matches the vision and charismatic personality of Syed Ali Shah Geelani, a torchbearer of the Kashmir liberation movement. Geelani died on 1st September 2021 at the age of 92. However, a hero never dies; it remains alive and transmits its heritage to the rising generation.

Geelani has always defended the right to self-determination of the people of Kashmir and supported UN resolutions. Kashmir’s struggle for independence is as old as the partition of the subcontinent. If this struggle has never been dependent on particular personalities, Geelani has given it momentum. His unwavering approach to India’s anti-Muslim and Kashmiri policies has empowered the people of Kashmir to fight for their right to self-determination.

To achieve this goal, Geelani participated in the Jamaat-e Islami Kashmir platform elections in the 1990s. The party aimed to sweep the elections and pass a resolution in the United Nations General Assembly in favor of the right to self-determination. But the electoral manipulations gave a major setback to Geelnai and other leaders. In 1989, the uprising against Indian rule peaked in Kashmir and Geelnai and like-minded leaders founded the Hurriyet Conference, a pro-freedom organization. Geelnai had been an active member of the Conference which supported the merger of Kashmir with Pakistan and sought the implementation of UN resolutions. Throughout his life, Geelani guided the liberation movement and inspired more than one generation. His vision of India and its policy in Kashmir remained unchanged.

Due to his ideology and stance against India, Geelani went to jail several times. Since the Hindu nationalist BJP led by Modi came to power in India, harmful policies in the Muslim-majority areas of Kashmir have been rigorously followed. Kashmir has been used as a memory card by Indian political parties to sate their patriotic appetite for the Hindu nationalist country, and as a revenge card against Pakistan. India’s changes to Kashmir after the 5e August 2019 gave Kashmiris a major setback. Military crackdowns and the widespread use of detention laws have made it difficult for people to survive.

Geelani was tortured and placed under house arrest on 5e August after India revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir under Articles 370 and 35A of the Indian constitution. Revoking Article 370 rewrites the history of occupied Kashmir, demographically depopulates Muslims and encourages Hindutva settlements resembling Israeli-style colonialism. The Kashmiris are unlikely to obtain redress from India’s Supreme Court. History shows that their 75 years of struggle will persist against India’s stubbornness. India has always been afraid of rebellion in Kashmir, especially after the 2008 mass uprising and later the death of commander Burhan Wani in 2016. Millions of people attended the funeral of Wani and the Muslim-majority region stopped for six months. India feared repercussions similar to Geelani’s death. To keep people out, India imposed a security crackdown and a communications blackout. The funeral was held forcefully and in secret and to this day Geelani’s grave remains out of reach as India fears she will vent the feelings of the Kashmiri people.

Such incidents are a proof of the challenges India is facing in Kashmir. Its forced occupation remains undesirable to this day. After Geelani’s death, Kashmir liberation movements grew in the occupied region. The BJP government must release the legitimate rulers of Kashmir from prison and hold a referendum on self-determination, in accordance with UN resolutions 1514 and 2649. Geelani’s lifelong sacrifices and relentless struggle symbolize the indomitable determination of Kashmiris against Indian occupation. Its mission will continue until the Kashmiris obtain their right to self-determination.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 3rd2022.

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Farewell to Mikhail Gorbachev, a true icon of the 20th century https://otona-job.com/farewell-to-mikhail-gorbachev-a-true-icon-of-the-20th-century/ Thu, 01 Sep 2022 01:30:00 +0000 https://otona-job.com/farewell-to-mikhail-gorbachev-a-true-icon-of-the-20th-century/ I had the pleasure and privilege of meeting Mikhail Gorbachev in London in 1999 and received personal correspondence from him on several occasions. he last Soviet leader ended the Cold War, brought about German reunification and defeated the Soviet Union – albeit unwittingly. Gorbachev also authorized the Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan in 1989 and abandoned […]]]>

I had the pleasure and privilege of meeting Mikhail Gorbachev in London in 1999 and received personal correspondence from him on several occasions.

he last Soviet leader ended the Cold War, brought about German reunification and defeated the Soviet Union – albeit unwittingly. Gorbachev also authorized the Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan in 1989 and abandoned the Romanian tyrant, Nicolae Ceausescu, to his deserved fate later that year.

Although brief, Gorbachev’s three-year-nine-month tenure was astonishing. Russia’s tyrannical Vladimir Putin is no patch on Mikhail Gorbachev, a 20th century icon and powerful historical figure.

Dominic Shelmerdine, London

Gorby’s charisma won him the freedom of our capital

We loved him very much because of what he did to end the Cold War. He taught us the meaning of glasnost and perestroika. He had courage and charisma. We called him Gorby, and in 2001 we even awarded him the Freedom of Dublin.

Russia needs another leader like Mikhail Gorbachev – to end the war in Ukraine and bring openness; rebuild all that was destroyed in the years that followed.

Chris Fitzpatrick, Terenure Road East, Dublin 6

Penalized in twilight years for doing the right thing

As many expected, as budget day approached, there were calls for property tax increases (“Paschal Donohoe said raise diesel duty, remove fuel subsidy agriculture and to increase the local property tax”, Irish IndependentAugust 30).

Our Local Property Tax (LPT) is not a real wealth tax. Such a tax should focus only on disposable luxury goods – but, in the vast majority of cases, our version is nothing more than a tax on people’s homes. Its main effect is to reduce the tax burden on the country’s wealthiest by broadening the so-called tax base.

But the most ruthless aspect of the LPT is that those on very low fixed incomes who have made sacrifices during their working lives to put a modest roof over the heads of their families are caught in the net. .

LPT sees these citizens cruelly penalized in the fall of their lives, simply for doing the right thing in the summer.

Whether or not we agree with the idea behind this tax, one thing is certain: collecting it from those who are struggling to pay it is both petty and cruel.

It is vital that this shameful mistake dating back to the Michael Noonan era be rectified, and any changes to the LPT must include an “ability to pay” protection clause that exempts people living on low fixed incomes from tax.

After all, we see ourselves as a liberal democracy that is supposed to distribute economic and social benefits fairly. Taking taxes from those we know can’t afford to pay flies in the face of it.

Jim O’Sullivan, Rathedmond, Sligo

The “responsible” government has failed

Antoin O’Ceallaigh’s letter in your article (“Building cycle paths instead of taking care of children’s health is shameful”, August 31) stunned me.

What goes through the minds of ministers sitting around the cabinet table?

Since May 2016 – that is to say more than six years – responsible government has been missing in Ireland. What should be the main priorities – health, housing and education (including student accommodation) – have been ignored.

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are only interested in holding ministerial seats to satisfy their greed. The so-called unit exposed to Béal na Bláth disbanded once Varadkar and Martin returned home.

It is certainly time to organize general elections. A Sinn Féin-led government could only be an improvement on the current crop of morons who imagine themselves running the country when everything they do seems to be at the behest of their supporters.

Declan Foley, Melbourne, Australia

Public sector unions are playing their cards right in the talks

Public sector unions are a smart bunch for postponing any decision until they look at the budget to see what cost-of-living measures will be included to bolster the wage proposals drawn up at the WRC last Tuesday. That’s what I call an effective pre-budget presentation.

This puts additional pressure on government to deliver – not just for the well-served public sector, but for the rest of the population.

There will be a lot straddling the budget.

Aidan Roddy, Cabinteely, Dublin

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Icon Offshore to sell jack-up rig for double purchase price https://otona-job.com/icon-offshore-to-sell-jack-up-rig-for-double-purchase-price/ Tue, 30 Aug 2022 12:30:00 +0000 https://otona-job.com/icon-offshore-to-sell-jack-up-rig-for-double-purchase-price/ KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 30): Icon Offshore Bhd is set to offload a jackup rig to Saudi Arabia-based ADES Arabia Holding for RM381.65 million, more than double the price paid by the company for the buy 22 months ago. This confirms The edge‘s report last Friday (August 26) that the offshore support vessel supplier and offshore […]]]>

KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 30): Icon Offshore Bhd is set to offload a jackup rig to Saudi Arabia-based ADES Arabia Holding for RM381.65 million, more than double the price paid by the company for the buy 22 months ago.

This confirms The edge‘s report last Friday (August 26) that the offshore support vessel supplier and offshore drilling rig contractor had received an offer from an overseas buyer to buy the jack-up rig.

In a statement released Tuesday, August 30, Icon Offshore said its wholly-owned subsidiary Icon Caren (L) Inc had reached an agreement with ADES for the sale of a jack-up rig. Perisai Pacific 101.

The company noted that the disposal consideration of RM381.65 million is double the RM177 million it spent to purchase the jackup rig from Perisai Petroleum Teknologi Bhd in October 2020.

Of the proceeds of RM381.65 million, Icon Offshore said it has set aside RM159.2 million for redemption and release of the existing mortgage on the platform, earmarked a further RM208.61 million for needs general business and working capital requirements, and set aside the remaining RM13.84 million for estimated disposal expenses.

Commenting on the proposed divestiture, Icon Offshore Managing Director Datuk Seri Hadian Hashim said it presented an opportunity for the company to monetize the investment in the rig with a significant profit – RM185.5 million.

He added that this will provide Icon Offshore with the financial strength to diversify into other business areas, such as the new space segment and energy services, through strategic mergers and acquisitions.

Looking back, Hadian said the acquisition of the rig enabled the company to enter the offshore drilling business at a very favorable price, which was then favorably impacted by rising oil prices. driven by multiple world events.

However, Hadian said that while he was aware that oil price developments would continue to have a positive impact on Icon Offshore’s overall financial performance, the company’s initial strategy to increase its presence in the segment drilling through greater asset ownership is increasingly difficult to execute. while asset prices have risen dramatically.

“Coupled with the continued volatility in the sector, this necessitates the reassessment of its initial asset expansion strategy,” he said.

Icon Offshore said it remains confident in consolidating its position as the preferred integrated services operator to serve the diverse needs of oil and gas majors by leveraging its technological innovation, low-cost base and strong health, safety, security and environmental track record.

The company said the sale is subject to shareholder approval at an upcoming extraordinary general meeting.

“Subject to obtaining all approvals, the proposed divestiture is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2022,” he added.

Shares of Icon Offshore closed unchanged at 11 sen on Tuesday, giving the company a market capitalization of RM285.14 million.

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More than an icon: Designer Elizabeth Emanuel talks about Diana | International https://otona-job.com/more-than-an-icon-designer-elizabeth-emanuel-talks-about-diana-international/ Sun, 28 Aug 2022 02:47:00 +0000 https://otona-job.com/more-than-an-icon-designer-elizabeth-emanuel-talks-about-diana-international/ DANICA KIRKA Associated Press LONDON — Elizabeth Emanuel cradles the huge album to her chest before gently laying it on the table and opening its Prussian blue covers to reveal a personal time capsule of her relationship with Princess Diana. Emanuel got to know Diana during the months she and her then-husband David spent designing […]]]>

DANICA KIRKA Associated Press

LONDON — Elizabeth Emanuel cradles the huge album to her chest before gently laying it on the table and opening its Prussian blue covers to reveal a personal time capsule of her relationship with Princess Diana.

Emanuel got to know Diana during the months she and her then-husband David spent designing the princess-to-be’s wedding dress. Four decades later, there’s a sense of intimacy as she flips through sketches, fabric swatches and photos of Diana, displayed alongside images of the designer’s mother sewing embroidery into the dress. It’s like looking at a family album.

This sense of connection helps Emanuel understand why Diana’s death in a car accident in Paris 25 years ago this coming Wednesday – August 31, 1997 – touched so many people around the world.

“I think people just felt like she was like family, cared about her,” Emanuel told The Associated Press. “They felt close to her because you knew every detail of her life. It was in all the press, all the time. And all these things were going on. And you felt like, you know, an integral part of his life in a And so when his life was taken away, it was this big void…. It was like a light going out.

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But for Emanuel, Diana was not just the icon that appeared on television screens and the front pages of newspapers every day. He was a real person who played a central role in his life and career.

The album documents this story – the story of a designer and a future princess.

The story begins with a pale pink blouse the Emanuels sent to British Vogue for an emerging beauties photo shoot. Although they didn’t know it, the beauty destined to wear the blouse was Lady Diana Spencer, who would soon be engaged to Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne.

Diana liked the blouse so much that she asked who the designers were – then she called them. Emanuel answered the phone and made an appointment, but didn’t get his name.

So she was shocked when Diana showed up on her doorstep. By then the engagement had been announced and Diana was famous.

But she didn’t act like that. Emanuel remembers her wearing a small sweater and skirt and maybe a pearl necklace.

“She was so young and so sweet and shy, and it was really fun,” said Emanuel, who was only a few years older than Diana. “It was a big adventure for her to suddenly see all the clothes in the showroom. And she really trusted us to find clothes that would fit her. And for us, I mean, wow, it was so fabulous from the to encounter.”

When it came time to make the wedding dress, the 12-member team at Les Emanuels worked in secret to keep the details of the garment secret. Security guards protected the dress, which was locked in a safe each night.

Newspapers offered thousands of pounds (dollars) for a taste, but staff members turned them down out of respect for Diana, Emanuel said. In an era before smartphones and Facebook, wedding dress design remained a surprise until the big day.

Emanuel compared Diana’s royal wedding on July 29, 1981 at St Paul’s Cathedral to the transformation of a chrysalis into a butterfly – or in this case, a kindergarten teacher in cardigans and sensible skirts into a fairytale princess.

It was the 1980s. Big was there and Diana walked down the aisle draped in yards of lace with a 25-foot train running behind her.

“We went completely over the top,” Emanuel said. “I mean, we were young, just out of college. (We said,) ‘Let’s do it. Let’s get crazy. St. Paul’s (has) this huge, big driveway. Let’s put all the frills on the lace, everything and make it the ultimate fairy princess dress. And we did. And I don’t think you’ll see another one like it.”

The wedding, which was televised around the world, was just the start of the public’s fascination with Diana. She rarely made headlines for the rest of her life, gaining a reputation as a ‘people’s princess’ when she hugged AIDS patients, befriended orphans and championed old-fashioned topics. such as mine clearance.

When her marriage finally came to an end, the collapse played out for all to see. Daily. In detail.

This also touched the public.

“I think when someone dies young it really has an impact,” Emanuel said. “And Diana was the most famous woman on the planet. And she still is, she really is.”

Emanuel has had a long and successful career creating designs for celebrities such as Madonna and Rita Ora. But she’s not bothered that “The Dress” remains a constant subject of investigation.

“It was such a privilege and an honor to have been a part of all of this, to have been a part of history as well,” she said. “I can’t get enough of it because it was just an amazing time in my life and…it was just wonderful!”

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More than an icon: Designer Elizabeth Emanuel talks about Diana https://otona-job.com/more-than-an-icon-designer-elizabeth-emanuel-talks-about-diana/ Fri, 26 Aug 2022 09:22:47 +0000 https://otona-job.com/more-than-an-icon-designer-elizabeth-emanuel-talks-about-diana/ By DANICA KIRKA LONDON (AP) — Elizabeth Emanuel cradles the huge album to her chest before gently laying it on the table and opening its Prussian blue covers to reveal a personal time capsule of her relationship with Princess Diana. Emanuel got to know Diana during the months she and her then-husband David spent designing […]]]>

By DANICA KIRKA

LONDON (AP) — Elizabeth Emanuel cradles the huge album to her chest before gently laying it on the table and opening its Prussian blue covers to reveal a personal time capsule of her relationship with Princess Diana.

Emanuel got to know Diana during the months she and her then-husband David spent designing the princess-to-be’s wedding dress. Four decades later, there’s a sense of intimacy as she flips through sketches, fabric swatches and photos of Diana, displayed alongside images of the designer’s mother sewing embroidery into the dress. It’s like looking at a family album.

This sense of connection helps Emanuel understand why Diana’s death in a car accident in Paris 25 years ago next Wednesday – August 31, 1997 – touched so many people around the world.

“I think people just felt that she was like family, that she cared,” Emanuel told The Associated Press. “They felt close to her because you knew every detail of her life. It was in all the press, all the time. And all these things were going on. And you felt like, you know, an integral part of his life in a way. And so when his life was taken away, it was this big void. … It was like a light went out.

But for Emanuel, Diana was not just the icon that appeared on television screens and the front pages of newspapers every day. He was a real person who played a central role in his life and career.

The album documents this story – the story of a designer and a future princess.

The story begins with a pale pink blouse the Emanuels sent to British Vogue for an emerging beauties photo shoot. Although they didn’t know it, the beauty destined to wear the blouse was Lady Diana Spencer, who would soon be engaged to Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne.

Diana liked the blouse so much that she asked who the designers were – then she called them. Emanuel answered the phone and made an appointment, but didn’t get his name.

So she was shocked when Diana showed up on her doorstep. By then the engagement had been announced and Diana was famous.

But she didn’t act like that. Emanuel remembers her wearing a small sweater and skirt and maybe a pearl necklace.

“She was so young and so sweet and shy, and it was really fun,” said Emanuel, who was only a few years older than Diana. “It was a big adventure for her to suddenly see all the clothes in the showroom. And she really trusted us to find clothes that fit her. And for us, I mean, wow, it was so fabulous to to meet her.

When it came time to make the wedding dress, the 12-member team at Les Emanuels worked in secret to keep the details of the garment secret. Security guards protected the dress, which was locked in a safe each night.

Newspapers offered thousands of pounds (dollars) for a taste, but staff members turned them down out of respect for Diana, Emanuel said. In an era before smart phones and Facebook, wedding dress design remained a surprise until the big day.

Emanuel compared Diana’s royal wedding on July 29, 1981 at St Paul’s Cathedral to the transformation of a chrysalis into a butterfly – or in this case, a kindergarten teacher in cardigans and sensible skirts into a fairytale princess.

It was the 1980s. Big was there and Diana walked down the aisle draped in yards of lace with a 25-foot train running behind her.

“We went completely over the top,” Emanuel said. “I mean, we were young, just out of college. (We said,) ‘Let’s do it. Let’s be crazy. St. Paul’s (has) this huge, big driveway. Let’s put all the ruffles on the lace, everything and make it the ultimate fairy princess dress. And we did. And I don’t think you’re going to see another one like that.

The wedding, which was televised around the world, was just the start of the public’s fascination with Diana. She rarely made headlines for the rest of her life, earning a reputation as a ‘people’s princess’ when she hugged AIDS patients, befriended orphans and championed old-fashioned topics. like mine clearance.

When her marriage finally came to an end, the collapse played out for all to see. Daily. In detail. This also touched the public.

“I think when someone dies young it really has an impact,” Emanuel said. “And Diana was the most famous woman on the planet. And she still is, really.

Emanuel has had a long and successful career creating designs for celebrities such as Madonna and Rita Ora. But she’s not bothered that “The Dress” remains a constant subject of investigation.

“It was such a privilege and an honor to have been a part of all of this, to have been a part of history as well,” she said. “I can’t get enough of it because it was just an amazing time in my life and — it was just wonderful!”

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Check your sources | Bluffton icon https://otona-job.com/check-your-sources-bluffton-icon/ Thu, 25 Aug 2022 10:59:00 +0000 https://otona-job.com/check-your-sources-bluffton-icon/ By Karen Kier, pharmacist on behalf of the UN HealthWise team We learn early in school to find credible sources when writing an article. Many can remember encyclopedias or going to the library to read a book and take notes. We’ve become an instant gratification society with Google or asking Siri or Alexa for a […]]]>

By Karen Kier, pharmacist on behalf of the UN HealthWise team

We learn early in school to find credible sources when writing an article. Many can remember encyclopedias or going to the library to read a book and take notes. We’ve become an instant gratification society with Google or asking Siri or Alexa for a response.

Each week, I search the published, peer-reviewed literature to find the most reliable evidence on health and medicine. Recently, I was told that there is no need to read newsletters or published newspapers, as they can simply get their answers from Google. When you search Google for Google search algorithms and misinformation, you will surprisingly find some pretty good reviews about the accuracy of the results. Is it our most credible source of information?

What do you do with too many choices for one decision? Are you still looking for other sources? Do you ask your friends for advice? Are you asking experts? Are you postponing the decision until more information is available? We handle complex decisions very differently.

Right now we have tough decisions about COVID-19 vaccines. The original vaccines focusing on SARS-CoV-2 spike proteins before the mutations were highly effective in preventing disease, hospitalization and death. These original vaccines still have the ability to reduce hospitalizations and deaths, even though the main variants are Omicron BA.4 and BA.5.

Many in the United States are still eligible to receive the current COVID-19 booster shot. The data suggests that only 33.2% received a reminder. The United States has enough Pfizer, Moderna and Novavax vaccines to provide vaccines to eligible people.

Other studies are being published, including a JAMA Network Open study from August 10, 2022 reporting the benefits of combining and matching COVID-19 vaccines. The study evaluated the combination of the J&J COVID-19 viral vector vaccine with Pfizer’s COVID-19 mRNA vaccine against the Omicron variant. The study reported an improved antibody response to the Omicron variant with the combination. This study joins other evidence demonstrating some benefits of mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccines.

The Novavax vaccine would provide a different mechanism than mRNA vaccines. However, the Novavax vaccine is currently not licensed for booster doses after a round from Moderna or Pfizer. On August 15, 2022, Novavax applied to the FDA to clear a booster dose of Novavax based on a Phase 3 study, which reported benefits from a booster dose of Novavax given six months after a primary series of two doses.

Immunologists have provided evidence to wait at least four months between COVID-19 booster doses to allow the immune system to have the best response for antibody production. This is an important factor in the timing of COVID-19 vaccines, regardless of the mechanism by which they work.

Companies are working on bivalent vaccines to fight Omicron mutations in SARS-CoV-2. Bivalent vaccines contain two distinct parts, including the spike protein sequence in the original COVID-19 vaccines, as well as the spike protein for the Omicron sequence.

The UK has approved the use of a bivalent vaccine with the original spike protein sequence and the Omicron BA.1 sequence. The difficulty with this vaccine lies in the predominant variants of Omicron in the United States and BA.4 and BA.5 in Europe. The UK vaccine has shown some ability to provide additional protection against Omicron infections.

The United States is awaiting data on a bivalent vaccine with the original spike protein sequence and a second sequence spanning BA.4 and BA.5. The hope is that this data and vaccine authorization will be available in early to mid-September. Pfizer has a bivalent vaccine with the original spike protein and the BA.5 subvariant for ages 12 and older. Moderna is about 3-4 weeks behind Pfizer with a bivalent vaccine for ages 18 and older.

A common question at the moment is whether I should receive the booster or wait for the bivalent vaccine to be authorized. There are several choices.

So should you wait for the bivalent vaccine for a few weeks to a few months or, if you’re eligible, should you get a COVID-19 booster now? It’s a good question because if you get a COVID-19 booster now, you’ll have to wait four months before you get the bivalent vaccine. Experts provide advice to answer this question. If you are at high risk of serious infection, consider getting a booster now and don’t wait. If the rate of infection in your community is increasing, consider getting a booster now. Otherwise, there may be an advantage in waiting for the bivalent vaccine. Another consideration to take into account is that new bivalent vaccines can only be authorized as a booster and not as a first series.

Additionally, we know that the immune system is boosted by any vaccine, including the flu vaccine. We are entering flu season and vaccines will be available in the coming weeks. UN HealthWise will have flu shots starting September 1, 2022.

UN HealthWise offers COVID-19, including reminders, as well as flu shots Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call the pharmacy for an appointment for other time slots. to get more information.

UN HealthWise Pharmacy
419-772-3784
www.unhealthwisepharmacy.com

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