Il “Leonardo del legno 2.0” Mattia Gardenal


Ieri è venuto a trovarmi un amico che mi piace definire “Il leonardo del legno 2.0” .Mattia Gardenal. Un Artista veramente 2.0, innovativo e sempre alla ricerca di cose nuove è riuscito a costruire delle macchine di legno che all’inizio si ispiravano al movimento dell’albero a camme (quello che fa muovere le nostre auto ). oggi Mattia si è spinto molto più  oltre e con l’ausilio di sensori applicati al movimento del legno è riuscito a fare in modo che muovendosi, le sue creazioni producano un suono, dei suoni. Ne risultano delle composizioni articolate e originalissime, postmoderne e ritmate che troveranno senz’altro spazio nel mondo dei più giovani, ma non solo; visitando la pagina Beat Engine su Facebook dove Mattia Gardenal  ci aggiorna sui progressi delle sue creazioni, troverete un clip dove la sua musica viene applicata ad un Cortometraggio futuristico.

Mattia è stato veramente gentile a farmi dono di una delle sue prime creazioni; una barchetta che si muove tra le onde di legno dalla quale ero rimasto affascinato durante una manifestazione alla quale aveva partecipato a Roverbasso di Codognè qualche anno fa.

Vista la sua bravura gli avevo subito chiesto se potevamo fare un’intervista per potermi rendere conto più da vicino del suo enorme potenziale. Gentile come sempre me l’aveva concessa e ho deciso di inserirla all’interno del mio prossimo libro Cuore Veneto.Interviste e storie della nostra gente. Mattia vive e lavora nella nostra provincia ma è oriundo di Cimetta di Codognè.

Rimango solo in attesa di vederlo riconosciuto a livello nazionale ed internazionale per le sue creazioni muscali e lignee.Non ci vorrà molto. E sarà una grande gioia.

India’s Independence day? What is there to celebrate? 25M children starving


English: Map of the British Indian Empire from...
English: Map of the British Indian Empire from Imperial Gazetteer of India (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
English: Map of the British Indian Empire from Imperial Gazetteer of India (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(by pio dal cin) Even if India shows the Slowest growth in a decade it still remains one of the richest Countries in the world even if is not listed in the Fifteen richest Countries in  this Forbes report.

India is celebrating its Independence Day and +Google  along with 
+Google India  is joining in the party.

Who is celebrating though? A few hundred Indian Billionaires or the masses who are struggling to survive? According to This Huffington Post survey there are 25 million Indian children starving in the Country +Vic Gundotra  so what is there to celebrate really?
The Rape Cases reported here by CNN?

I think that India before celebrating should take care of its huge social problems.

Happy Independence day India ( not today, not yesterday, not tomorrow, but when you’ll be a Country where people won’t die on the street)

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Royal Baby is here. It’s a boy


The British royal family on Buckingham Palace ...
The British royal family on Buckingham Palace balcony after Prince William and Kate Middleton were married. Kate wears a wedding gown by Sarah Burton. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The British royal family on Buckingham Palace balcony after Prince William and Kate Middleton were married. Kate wears a wedding gown by Sarah Burton. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

by pio dal cin. Codognè 

As I predicted on my recent post the Royal Baby is Here, today, on the very first day of full Moon. July the 22nd. It’s a boy (I predicted a girl) So His Royal name is not yet known
All we know is that he was born at 4:24 pm local time and weighed 8.6 pounds in London’s Saint Mary’s Hospital. William was present for the birth

The name was not immediately announced and may not be known for up to a week.
But great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth II was the first to get the news from her grandson, by encrypted phone to the palace, and just in time, too. She’s scheduled to leave on her annual vacation at her Balmoral estate inScotland at the end of this week.

Royal Baby Keeps the World’s Media waiting


The British royal family on Buckingham Palace ...
The British royal family on Buckingham Palace balcony after Prince William and Kate Middleton were married. Kate wears a wedding gown by Sarah Burton. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The British royal family on Buckingham Palace balcony after Prince William and Kate Middleton were married. Kate wears a wedding gown by Sarah Burton. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

by pio dal cin .Codognè Treviso Italy
Shall we call it the “Royal Baby Fever”?  The media around the world are jusy waiting for the heir to the throne, (girl or boy will just not matter ) as suggested here by
this article by CBS news, the son or daughter ofWilliam and Kate will be a monarch.

The only thing we are sure of so far is that he/she will be the prince/ princess of Cambridge, that the very first person to know about the Royal Birth will be Her Majesty the Queen of England, via private phone call by William on a safe tepephone line.

There will be no Twitter or Facebook announcement as the photo and the name of the newborn will be posted in a canvas as it was done for William.

What this Baby has done for sure is to have the World’s media talking about his/her birth as suggested here in
This other article by the Telegraph.  In America as in Italy in Africa as in Australia everyone seems to be awaiting impatiently for the “most wanted baby”.

An interesting question was raised by +NPR  dueby NPR about the Surname in this article. What would the baby surname will be? It appears that a Monarch needs no such a small detail. We now use the name Queen Elizabeth for example, no surname needed here as a sign of respect for her fame?

Now If I were William I’d be nervous and worrying about my spouse due at any minute. Do you think that William worries that much?
If you care enough to read
in this article by the Mirror  you’ll find out that the son of Diana and Charles is playing Polo as usual.

How long shall we be waiting for the Royal birth?

Usually on the first time that a woman gives birth there could be a two weeks anticipation or posticipation. So, if the baby wasn’t born before the 11th of July as expexted, or before, the max we should be waiting for will be July 24th.

Good luck to all photographers and media people that are assembled outside the Saint Mary’s Hospital, waiting for the Royal Couple to show the infant.

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Veneto su Google plus per chi lo ama come me


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Codognè Treviso Veneto Italia. Queste le mie radici. Il Veneto è la mia Regione, il posto dove sono nati i miei genitori, nonni, bisnonni,trisnonni e cosi’ via.

The new Pope? Who will He be? A fool’s prediction(mine)


(by pio dal cin) March 6th 2013 11:00 pm (GMT+1)
As I red the “Washington Post” article about the”AmericanCardinals” involved in the election of the new Pope, my attention was attracted by these few lines:
Di Nardo and O’Malley drew laughs when one reporter asked O’Malley, a member of the Capuchin order, if he would continue to wear his trademark brown robes if elected pope.

“I’ve worn this uniform for over 40 years and I presume I will wear it until I die,” he said. “I don’t expect to be elected pope, so I don’t expect to have to change.”
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This was the second time I heard this today: first time on the Italian National Radio. The words “Capucine” attracted my attention, as I did not know that there was an American Cardinal who wears the “saio” (the Capucine uniform) for forty years.
 
Whomever tries to make a prediction about who is going to be the next Pope is a fool, as there are two ways of looking at this event that is monopolizing the attention of over Five thousand accredited journalists from all over the world:
 
A): The Vatican is a Earthly Power made by people like you and I, owners of the most powerful bank in the world (the IOR). As any other power on this earth the election will deliver the new Pontiff as the Head of a State (The Vatican)and any name among the 115 cardinals could be the one to take St.Peter’s Legacy.
 
B): As seen from a Christian Catholic point of view the “Conclave” is fueled by the Holy Spirit, therefore the Chosen will be absolutely without any possibility of mistake the “Right One”.
 
After this any prediction is impossible. There are no ways. Probably guessing the Lotto numbers will be a lot easier.
 
A FOOL PREDICTION
 
My name is Pio. My father Narciso named me after a Capucine Saint he had the priviledge of knowing when He was an unknown Capucine Friar healing people and making “miracles.
The Church confined him without the permission to celebrate the Holy Mass, for ten long years, on the ground that He, Himself was considered “strange”. He is now a Saint; Saint Pio or better known as “Padre Pio da Petrelcina”.
 
I grew up in a very Christian Catholic environment and my life was filled with its simbols from my childhood. I had the opportunity of meeting two Popes in my life: the first one was John Paul the First, Albino Luciani. More than once, as He was the Bishop of Vittorio Veneto, where I grew up, and then, during a private visit of my family to the Partiarcat of Venice, where He spent his last years before becoming Pope John Paul I.
 
The second Pope I met was Pope John Paul II for three times as I followed him as a young photojournalist during His vacation on the Dolomites‘ town of Lorenzago.
Does this make me an expert on Popes?
Absolutely not, just another fool trying to make a prediction.
 
HARD TIMES FOR THE CHURCH
 
Times are hard for the Catholic Church, battling amid sex scandals and the “Vatican Leaks” files.
The need is for a strong Pope, one Captain that can take the helm of the Ship and go trough one of  Church’s worst hurricanes in history.
 
It is time for a Pope with the “saio” who can bring the Church back to the times of Saint Francis of Assisi, the poor friar who made a great revolution in the Church with His humble, poor ways.
Without a Pope that can rid the Vatican from all the “evils” represented by richness, golden crosses, money trades that cannot be tracked for million of Euros and all the sex scandals that have come up in the last few years, more than a Ship, it will look like the Titanic, headed for a Iceberg.
 
As a Fool prediction I will pick Cardinal O’Malley, hoping that if He gets elected He will keep wearing the “saio” for the next forty years, but this time as a Pope, making the “B” option above more credible.

 

Search Engine List (Did you know there were more than two hundred?)


Type
Search Engine Description
All-Purpose
Search
Engines
Google Google – The world’s most popular search engine.
Yahoo! Search Yahoo! Search: The 2nd largest search engine on the web (as defined by a September 2007 Nielsen Netratings report.
AltaVista AltaVista: Launched in 1995, built by researchers at Digital Equipment Corporation’s Western Research Laboratory. From 1996 powered Yahoo! Search, since 2003 – Yahoo technology powers AltaVista.
Excite Excite: Now an Internet portal, was once one of the most recognized brands on the Internet. One of the famous 90’s dotcoms.
Go.com Go.com: The Walt Disney Group’s search engine is now also an entire portal. Family-friendly!
HotBot HotBot was one of the early Internet search engines (since 1996) launched by Wired Magazine. Now, just a front end for Ask.com and MSN.
AllTheWeb AllTheWeb: Search tool owned by Yahoo and using its database, but presenting results differently.
Galaxy Galaxy: More of a directory than a search engine. Launched in 1994, Galaxy was the first searchable Internet directory. Part of the Einet division at the MCC Research Consortium at the University of Texas, Austin
AOL Search search.aol: Now powered by Google. It is now official.
Live Search Live Search (formerly Windows Live Search and MSN Search) Microsoft’s web search engine, designed to compete with Google and Yahoo!. Included as part of the Internet Explorer web browser.
Lycos Lycos: Initial focus was broadband entertainment content, still a top 5 Internet portal and the 13th largest online property according to Media Metrix.
Gigablast GigaBlast was developed by an ex-programmer from Infoseek. Gigablast supports nested boolean search logic using parenthesis and infix notation. A unique search engine, it indexes over 10 billion web pages.
Alexa Internet Alexa Internet: A subsidiary of Amazon known more for providing website traffic information. Search was provided by Google, then Live Search, now in-house applicaitons run their own search.
Accounting
IFAC.com: For resources and information on Ifrs and Accounting.
Bit Torrent
btjunkie Btjunkie: An advanced BitTorrent search engine. It uses a web crawler (similar to Google) to search for torrent files from other torrent sites and store them in its database. It has over 1,800,000 active torrents.
Demonoid.com Demonoid: A BitTorrent tracker set up by a person known only as Deimos. The website indexed torrents uploaded by its members. Taken offline after legal threats to its Hosting Company by CRIA.
FlixFlux FlixFlux: From its website, “The ultimate torrent site for films, combining bittorrent search results with film information, making it easy to find new film releases.”
isoHunt isoHunt, a comprehensive BitTorrent search engine, P2P file search and community. Over 930,000 torrents in its database and 16 million peers from indexed torrents. Avg: 40 million searches per month.
MiniNova Mininova: Successor to Suprnova.org – a search engine and directory of torrent files. Anonymous uploads, no IP address logging of users, no porn. over 550,000 torrents in the database, over 4 Billion downloads.
The Pirate Bay The Pirate Bay (aka “TPB”): Based in Sweden where torrent trackers are not illegal. No content is filtered or removed as long as it is clearly labeled.
TorrentSpy TorrentSpy: Tracks externally hosted torrent files and provides a forum to comment on them. Integrates Digg-like user-driven content site ShoutWire’s feed into its front page.
Torrentz Search Engine Torrentz: Tracks nearly 7 million torrents in a searchable portal.
Blog
Amatomu Amatomu: The South African Blogosphere, sorted. Amatomu searches blogs with a distinct focus on South Africa.
Bloglines Bloglines is a web-based news aggregator for reading syndicated feeds using the RSS and Atom formats. Sold to Ask.com in 2005.
Blogperfect: Google Powered Blog Search
Blogscope BlogScope: Search & analysis tool for the blogosphere being developed as part of a research project at the University of Toronto. Itcurrently tracks over 23.5 million blogs with 275.6million posts.
icerocket IceRocket: An Internet search engine for searching blogs.
Sphere Sphere connects your current articles to contextually relevant content from your archives as well as from Blog Posts, Media Articles, Video, Photos, and Ads from across the Web.
Technorati
Technorati catalogs over 112 million weblogs. Known as a kind of gauge for blog popularity as epitomized by its byline of “What’s percolating in blogs now”. A supporter and contributor to open source software.
Business
AliBaba Alibaba.com – Claims to be the world’s largest database of suppliers. Based in China, it is a marketplace of export and import, offers search, company directory, catalog, trade leads and more.
Bankers' Almanac Bankersalmanac.com provides intelligent reference data solutions to the banking industry for payments, due diligence, risk assessment and financial research.
Business.com business.com: contains more than 400,000 listings within about 65,000 categories. Search results are preceded by four types of paid links.
Hoovers Hoovers: A Dun & Bradstreet Company, maintains a databas of over 23 million companies. Some information is provided free, other information is available to paid subscribers. Good for company stock information.
Kompass Kompass: 2.3M companies in 70 countries referenced by 57.000 product & service keywords 860.000 trade names and 4.6M executive names. A guide for worldwide sourcing.
Lexis Nexis Lexis Nexis: LexisNexis claims to be the “world’s largest collection of public records, unpublished opinions, forms, legal, news, and business information”. Searchable archive of newspapers, public records & more.
ThomasNet - Powered by the Thomas Register ThomasNet: Powered by the Thomas Register of American Manufacturers (The Big Green Books published since 1898). Catalogs over 650,000 American companies in 67,000 categories.
Email
Nicado Nicado: Free to register, Search email addresses. The Nicado search engine allows registered users to search the Nicado database using an email address or telephone number.
TEK TEK search engine is an email-based search engine developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The search engine enables users to search the Web using only email. It is intended to be used by people with low internet connectivity.
Enterprise
AskMeNow AskMeNow: S3 – Semantic Search Solution for mobile telephones. AskMeNow offers a consumer mobile search utilizing proprietary technology & natural language based interaction.
Autonomy Autonomy: IDOL Server (Intelligent Data Operating Layer), K2 Enterprise (Formerly Verity), Ultraseek
Dieselpoint Dieselpoint: Search & Navigation. Dieselpoint provides advanced full-text search with data navigation capability. It gives users highly relevant results not possible with either traditional search engines or SQL databases.
dt Search dtSearch Engine (SDK), dtSearch Web. dtSearch provides simple to use but very powerful tools which create and maintain full text indexes of documents and data. Terabytes of text can be searched.
Endeca Endeca’s search and information access solutions help enterprises find, analyze, and understand information. This is the Guided Navigation experience.
Exalead Exalead: exalead one: Enterprise. Exalead – Internet search engine, image search engine, video search engine … WebImagesWikipediaVideoMore » · Advanced search. 8 billion pages indexed to date.
Expert System Sp. A. Expert System Sp. A. (Cogito) is a pioneer in developing semantic technologies to understand and manage unstructured information. Expert System’s semantic approach enables rapid classification of information.
Fast Search & Transfer Fast Search & Transfer: Enterprise Search Platform (ESP), RetrievalWare (formerly Convera)
Funnelback Funnelback is an Internet and Enterprise search engine company offering a suite of search solutions, hosted solution for the web and a fully customisable enterprise solution for searching behind the firewall.
Google Search Applicance Google Search Appliance: Make it as easy for employees to find information inside your organization as it is to find information on google.com. Deploy a Google Search Appliance.
Microsoft Office SharePoint Microsoft’s SharePoint Search Services: Microsoft Search Server (MSS) is an enterprise search platform from Microsoft, based on MS Office SharePoint Server. MSS shares its architecture with Windows Search.
Northern Ligh SearchNorthern Light Northern Light Search: Search articles from over 800 online news feeds and over 1,000 industry authority blogs.
Opent Text / Hummingbird Open Text (Hummingbird): Enterprise Content Management (ECM) software solutions supporting +/- 20 million seats across 13,000 deployments in 114 countries and 12 languages worldwide.
Oracle Secure Enterprise Search 10g Oracle Secure Enterprise Search 10g, a standalone product from Oracle, enables a secure, high quality, easy-to-use search across all enterprise information assets.
SAP Trex SAP NetWeaver Search and Classification (TREX) finds information in both structured and unstructured data. TREX provides SAP applications with services for searching and classifying large collections of documents.
SAIC Teratext TeraText Suite: Most data resides in semi-structured, primarily textual documents, not in structured, organizational repositories. Teratext is designed for text-rich data repositories.
Vivisimo Vivisimo Clustering Engine developed by scientists based upon a mathematical algorithm and deep linguistic knowledge to find relationships between search terms and bring them to light. (Web search: Clusty)
ZyLAB Technologies ZyIMAGE Information Access Platform for government and corporates does capturing, archiving, searching, security, and context-specific content-management.
Forum
Omgili (Oh My God, I Love It!): Find out what people are saying. Personal experiences, solutions to problems, ideas and opinions.
Games
Cheatsearch - Find game cheats Cheatsearch.org: Finds Game Cheats from all over the web. Searches all of the most popular cheat sites and forums to find cheats for any game.
Genie Knows Genie Knows: A division of IT Interactive Services Inc., a Canadian vertical search engine company concentrating on niche markets: health search, video games search, and local business directory search.
Wazap Wazap is a vertical search engine, video game database and social networking site that distributes gaming news, rankings, cheats, downloads and reviews.
Human
Search
ChaCha ChaCha Search is a search engine that pays human “guides” to answer questions for users. This is a technique known as social searching.
Eurekster Eurekster is a New Zealand company, with an office located in San Francisco, California, that builds social search engines for use on websites, the search engines are called swickis (search+wicki).
Mahalo Mahalo.com is a web directory (or human search engine) – the project is in beta test. It differentiates itself from algorithmic search engines by tracking and building hand-crafted results for searches.
Rollyo Rollyo is a Yahoo!-powered search engine which allows users to register accounts and create search engines that only retrieve results from the websites and blogs they want to include in their search results.
Trexy Trexy: Search trails are the click pathways you create while searching and finding information on 4,000+ search engines. Record and share your “search trails”. Easier searching of the “deep web”.
Wink Wink: Wink People Search: Over 333,304,647 people on social networks and across the Web. Find people using name search, location, school, work, interests, and more.
International
Accoona
Accoona: A search engine that uses artificial intelligence. In addition to traditional searches, it allows business profile searches, and its signature “SuperTarget” feature. Partnered with China Daily, a large Chinese portal.
Alleba Alleba: Philippines search engine and highly organized directory of Filipino websites.
Ansearch Ansearch: Australia/NZ/UK/US. Ansearch Ltd is involved in various online media activities, including the Ansearch.com.au search engine and the Soush online media network
Araby Araby: Middle East – Arabic language search engine owned by the Maktoob Group, which owns the world’s largest online Arab community; Maktoob.com. (Arabic only)
Baidu Baidu: China – The Google of China, Baidu is doing what no other Internet company has been able to do: clobbering Google and Yahoo in its home market.
Daum Daum: Korea – Daum is a popular web portal in South Korea which offers many Internet services including search, a popular free web-based e-mail, messaging service, forums, shopping and news.
Guruji Guruji.com: India – an Indian Internet search engine that is focused on providing better search results to Indian consumers, by leveraging proprietary algorithms and data in the Indian context.
Goo goo: Japan – an Internet search engine and web portal based in Japan, which crawls and indexes primarily Japanese language websites. goo is operated by the Japanese telecomm giant NTT.
Miner Miner.hu: Hungary – a vertical search engine for searching blogs, videos and other Hungarian content on the internet. Miner.hu indexes about 129.000 blogs.
Najdi.siNajdi.si Najdi.si: Slovenia – a Slovenian search engine and web portal created by Interseek. It’s the most visited website in Slovenia. It uses a technology created by Interseek written entirely in Java
Naver Naver: Korea – The undisputed number 1 search engine in Korea with over 16 million visitors and 1 billion page views per day.
Onet Onet: Poland – Polish language web portal and search.
Onkosh Onkosh: Middle East – Arabic language search.
Rambler Rambler: Russia -offers proprietary web search (Rambler Search), e-mail, rating and directory, media, ecommerce and other services to the Russian-speaking websurfer.
Rediff Rediff: India – India’s leading internet portal for news, mail, messenger, entertainment, business, mobile, ecommerce, shopping, auctions, search, sports and more.
Sapo SAPO: Portugal – Portuguese language search based in Portugal and focused on Portugal.
Search.CH Search.ch: Switzerland – a search engine and web portal for Switzerland. Founded in 1995 as a regional search engine, later many other services were added: phonebook, SMS service. Acquired by the Swiss Post.
Sesam Sesam: Norway, Sweden – Based in Norway and focused on Norway and Sweden.
Walla (in Hebrew) Walla!: Israel – Search the web in Hebrew with an Israel focus.
Yandex Yandex: Russia – Yandex (Russian: Я́ндекс) is a Russian search engine and one of the largest Russian Web portals. Yandex was launched in 1997.
Job
Bixee (India) Bixee (India): Comprehensive jobsearch for India.
Career Builder Career Builder: The career builder website.
Craig's List Craig’s List: is a centralized network of online communities, with free classified ads (with jobs, internships, housing, personals, services, community, gigs, resume, and pets categories) and forums.
CV Fox | Find resumes (CV's) from all over the World Wide Web CV Fox: A search engine that is designed to hunt down and retrieve resumes (CV’s) from all over the Internet. Free to use, has become a popular tool with professional recruiters.
Dice.com Dice.com is the #1 technology job board. For technology experts in areas such as Information Technology (IT), software, high tech, security, biotech, and more. Recently purchased eFinancialCareers.com.
Eluta.ca Eluta.ca (Canada) – High-paying jobs in Canada directly from employers’ websites. Seach new full-time jobs at 71000+ employers across Canada.
HotJobs Hot Jobs (Yahoo): Find a job, post your resume, research careers at featured companies, compare salaries and get career advice on Yahoo! HotJobs.
Incruit (Korea) Incruit (Korea): Incruit claims to be the first Korean match making site between job seekers and companies and claims the first Korean Internet résumé database (June 1. 1998).
Indeed.com Indeed.com: A job ‘meta-search’ that scours job boards, newspapers and multiple sources with one search interface.
Jobs.pl (Poland) Jobs.pl (Poland): Run by an American/Polish team of MBA’s, Poland’s leading job portal. Partially owned by European Media Group “Orkla Press” from Scandinavia.
JobsDB (Asia/Pacific) JobsDB (Asia/Pacific): An Asia/Pacific focused job and recruitment site with databases dedicated to each country in the Asia/Pacific region.
JobPilot JobPilot (Owned by Monster): A European job site now owned by Monster.com. Focused on European jobs with branches in a number of European countries.
JobServe Jobserve: UK based job search focused originally on IT Contracting work, but now covering multiple areas. Resume database, large number of job postings.
Monster.com Monster.com: The world’s largest resume database and online job search.
Naukri (India) Naukri.com (India): An India-focused job search engine.
Recruit.net Recruit.net: A job search engine that allows you to search jobs worldwide.
Simply Hired SimplyHired.com – Job search engine. Search over 5 million job listings and thousands of jobs sites to find a job you love.
StepStone StepStone (Europe): European online recruitment site based in Scandinavia with operations and subsidiaries througout Europe.
The Ladders TheLadders.com (USA) Job search for professional jobs in the most comprehensive source of $100K+ jobs on the internet.
Legal
Canadian Law List Canadian Law List: List of Canadian lawyers.
Lawyers.com Lawyers.com: Another LexisNexis company
FindLaw FindLaw: Search FindLaw’s database of 1,000,000 lawyers to find attorneys in your area. All Topics in FindLaw are geared for the Public, by Subject Area.
The Lawyers List The Lawyers’ List: Search for lawyers all across the United States.
Lexis Nexis LexisNexis: Provider of legal, government, business and high-tech information sources. By subscription only.
Martindale.com® Martindale.com and LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc.
QuicklawTM LexisNexis owned portal for searching for lawyers and things legal (Canada)
Maps
GeoPortail Géoportail: French Geographic portal. French language only.
Google Maps Google Maps: Provides directions, interactive maps, and satellite/aerial imagery of the United States as well as other countries. Can also search by keyword such as type of business.
Mapquest MapQuest (AOL) was founded in 1967 as Cartographic Services, a division of R.R. Donnelley & Sons & became an independent company in 1994. MapQuest was acquired in 2000 by America Online, Inc.
Via Michelin Michelin (Via Michelin): The European map specialists’ webpage includes standard map features with good European coverage.
LiveSearch Maps Windows Live Maps: Enter an address, click enter… be sure to check out “Bird’s Eye View”. You can see a close-up aerial view of nearly any US Address and many foreign ones. Amazing.
Yahoo Maps Yahoo Maps: Maps, directions, reverse-directions satellite view but no ‘bird’s-eye-view’.
Medical
Bioinformatic Harvester Bioinformatic Harvester: From the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, the Bioinformatic Harvester crawls and crosslinks dozens of bioinformatic sites and serves 10’s of thousands of pages daily.
Entrez (Pubmed) Entrez (Pubmed): The life sciences search engine.
EB-Eye Bioinformatics Search EB-Eye – EMBL-EBI’s (European Bioinformatics Institute): Open-source, high-performance, full-featured text search engine library written entirely in Java. Very fast access to the EBI’s data resources.
Genie Knows Genie Knows: A division of IT Interactive Services Inc., a Canadian vertical search engine company concentrating on niche markets: health search, video games search, and local business directory search.
GoPubMed GoPubMed: Knowledge-based: GO – GeneOntology – Searching sorted – Social network and folsonomy for sciences.
Healia Healia: The health search engine. From the site, “The high quality and personalized health search engine”.
KMLE King's Medical Library Engine KMLE (King’s Medical Library Engine): Full American Heritage Stedman’s Medical Dictionary comprehensive resource including tens of thousands of audio pronunciations and abbreviation guides.
MeshPubMed MeSH – Medical Subject Headings (GoPubMed): Knowledge-based.
SearchMedica SearchMedica: Professional Medical Search
WebMD WebMD: A source for health information, a symptom checklist, pharmacy information, and a place to store personal medical information.The leading US Health portal, it scores over 40 million hits per month.
MetaSearch
Brainboost Brainboost: Now Answers.com. Type in a question in natural language, get an answer.
Clusty - The Clustering Search Engine Clusty: The clustering search engine powered by Vivisimo.
Dogpile Dogpile: Brings together searches from the top search engines including Google, Yahoo! Search, Live Search, Ask.com, About, MIVA, LookSmart, and more.
Excite Excite: Now an Internet portal, was once one of the most recognized brands on the Internet. One of the famous 90’s dotcoms.
HotBot HotBot was one of the early Internet search engines (since 1996) launched by Wired Magazine. Now, just a front end for Ask.com and MSN.
Info.com Info.com: Metasearch bringing together results from the top search engines.
ixquick ixquick: Eliminate Big Brother! The Ixquick metasearch engine permanently deletes all personal search details gleaned from its users. Based in the Netherlands, results come from 11 search engines.
Kayak Kayak: Metasearch for travel – search 140 travel sites all at once for the best deals and buy tickets and make reservations direct.
Krozilo Krozilo is a virtual web browser, similar to My Yahoo!, iGoogle, Pageflakes, Netvibes, and Microsoft Live. Krozilo uses AJAX and DHTML, so does not require installation.
Mamma Mamma: “The Mother of All Search Engines” – was one of the web’s first metasearch engines (1996). Now owned by Copernic Inc. of Montreal, Canada, Mamma.com is a tier 2 search engine.
Metacrawler MetaCrawler is a metasearch engine that blends the top web search results from Google, Yahoo!, Live Search, Ask.com, About.com, MIVA, LookSmart and other popular search engines.
MetaLib MetaLib is a federated search system developed by Ex Libris. MetaLib conducts simultaneous searches in multiple resources such as library catalogs, journal articles, newspapers and the web.
Mobissimo Mobissimo.com is a travel meta-search website. Like other travel meta-search websites, Mobissimo does not sell directly to the consumer but consolidates travel offerings for a referral fee.
Myriad Myriad Search: Ad-free search lets users select results from Ask Jeeves, Google, MSN, and Yahoo! Select search depth and place bias on the search results from the major search engines.
Sidestep Sidestep: Searches over 200 travel-relates websites for airfares & the best deals on airfare. Find cheap airfares, discount hotels, car rentals and cruise deals to popular travel destinations worldwide.
Surfwax Surfwax offers a variety of tools for finding, saving, and sharing information on the Internet, including Nextaris, the law-article research site LawKT, the SurfWax meta-search and SurfWax Scholar services.
Turbo 10 - Search the Deep Net Turbo10.com is a metasearch engine which uncovers information in the Invisible Web. Turbo10 can access information from 800 online databases and searches 10 databases simultaneously.
Webcrawler WebCrawler was used to build the first publicly-available full-text index of a subset of the Web. WebCrawler® brings users the top search results from Google, Yahoo!, Windows Live, Ask and other popular search engines.
MultiMedia
YouTube YouTube: Owned by Google, the web’s largest media site. This search will search through the videos of YouTube only.
blinkx: Over 18 million hours of video . Search it all. Blinkx is a multi-media metasearch engine searching the media files of sites such as YouTube, MetaCafe, GoogleVideo, MySpace and more.
FindSounds FindSounds: Search engine to find any kind of sound file: WAV, MP3, AIFF, AU – search by sample rate and quality… a great place to find those sound effects.
MetaCafe MetaCafe: Search videos hosted by MetaCafe. If you are a producer of videos, you can get paid for videos – the more viewers, the more cash.
Musgle Musgle: Music Search (mp3, wav, etc.): Based upon a JavaScript that automatically inserts a clever boolean search string into Google to return catalogs of hidden MP3 and Music files.
PBS PBS provides resources to air its standard programming & also provides its audience with multiple online archives of specific video programs. All video archives can be searched for any spoken word pronounced in them.
Picsearch Picsearch: Search the web for images. An image search service with more than 2,000,000,000 pictures.
Podscope Podscope: “Introducing: the first search engine that can find podcasts according to the words spoken during them!”. Finds audio and video files based upon actual content!
SpeechBot SpeechBot is a search engine for audio & video content that is hosted and played from other websites. This is a prototype created by HP Research with an index of over 15,000 hours of radio programming.
Singing Fish Singing Fish: An audio and video search engine finds Windows Media files, Real Player files, QuickTime files, mp3 files, and more. SingingFish targets nothing but multimedia.
TV Eyes TVEyes: TVEyes makes Radio & TV searchable by keyword, phrase or topic – just as you would use a search engine for text. TVEyes is the first company to deliver real-time TV and Radio search.
Veveo VTap  Veveo / VTap: a video search platform for mobile phones. Vtap is an offering from Veveo and it currently works on Apple Iphones as well as Microsoft Mobile-powered phones.
News
Google News Google News: News by Google. Search and browse 4,500 news sources updated continuously.
MagPortal MagPortal: Find individual articles from many freely accessible magazines by browsing the categories or using the search engine. You can mark articles or find similar articles with several useful tools.
NewsLookup NewsLookup.com: Search thousands of news sites by source region and media type. News headlines updated continuously.
LexisNexis LexisNexis: Provider of legal, government, business and high-tech information sources. By subscription only.
Topix Topix is a news aggregator which categorizes news stories by topic and geography. It was created by the founders of the Open Directory Project. Knight Ridder, Tribune Company and Gannett own 75% of Topix.net.
Yahoo! News  Yahoo News: Use Yahoo! News to find breaking news, current events, the latest headlines, news photos, analysis & opinion on top stories, world, business, politics…
Open
Source
DataparkSearch DataparkSearch Engine is a full-featured open source web-based search engine released under the GNU General Public License and designed to organize search within a website, group of websites, intranet or local system.
::egothor Egothor is an Open Source, high-performance, full-featured text search engine written entirely in Java. It can be configured as a standalone engine, metasearcher, peer-to-peer HUB, etc.
gonzui: gonzui is a source code search engine for accelerating open source software development – a source code search engine that covers vast quantities of open source codes available on the Internet.
Grub Grub started back in 2000 with a simple concept of distributing part of the search process pipeline: crawling. Their website claims, “We want to help fix search.”
/Dig ht://Dig is a complete world wide web indexing and searching system for a domain or intranet. ht://Dig is meant to cover the search needs for a single company, campus, or web site.
iSearch The iSearch PHP search engine allows you to build a searchable database for your web site. Visitors can search for key words and a list of any pages that match is returned to them.
Lucene Apache Lucene is a high-performance, full-featured text search engine library written entirely in Java. Full-text search & cross-platform. Apache Lucene is an open source project available for free download.
Lemur The Lemur Toolkit is a open-source toolkit designed to facilitate research in language modeling and information retrieval. Lemur supports a wide range of industrial and research language applications.
mnoGo mnoGoSearch: Web search engine software.
Namazu Namazu is a full-text search engine intended for easy use. Not only does it work as a small or medium scale Web search engine, but also as a personal search. (Namazu means “Catfish” in Japanese.)
Nutch Nutch is an effort to build an open source search engine based on Lucene Java for the search and index component. The fetcher (“robot” or “web crawler”) has been written from scratch solely for this project.
OpenFTS OpenFTS: OpenSource Full Text Search is an advanced PostgreSQL-based search engine that provides online indexing of data and relevance ranking for database searching.
SciencenetYacy Sciencenet: For scientific knowledge based on YaCy Technology. Current search engines are based on popularity and/or sponsored links. This makes it difficult for scientists/students/teachers. Sciencenet is the solution.
Sphinx Sphinx is a free software search engine designed with indexing database content in mind. It currently supports MySQL and PostgreSQL natively. It is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License v2.
SWISH-E SWISH-Enhanced (Simple Web Indexing System for Humans – Enhanced) is a fast, powerful, flexible, free, and easy to use system for indexing collections of Web pages or other text files.
Terrier Terrier is software for the rapid development of Web, intranet and desktop search engines.A modular platform for the rapid development of large-scale Information Retrieval applications.
Wikia Search Wikia Search: Jimmy Wales and Wikia aim to create a an open source Internet search engine, to which the community can contribute.
Xapian Xapian is an Open Source Search Engine Library, released under the GPL. It’s written in C++, with bindings to allow use from Perl, Python, PHP, Java, Tcl, C# and Ruby (so far!)
Yacy YaCy is a scalable personal web crawler and web search engine. One YaCy installation can store more than 10 million documents, but in a community of search peers YaCy can provide a search index of unlimited size.
Zettair  Zettair is a compact and fast text search engine designed and written by the Search Engine Group at RMIT University. It was formerly known as Lucy.
People
AnyWho AnyWho.com – Part of AT&T, mostly a telephone directory and reverse phone number directory.
Ex.plode.us Ex.plode.us: Explode is an easy way to find friends and those with common interests, no matter what social network or service they use.
infospace InfoSpace: From their webpage, “The yellow pages and white pages directory from InfoSpace is the most convenient way to find people and businesses.”
Linked In LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking site used for professional networking. As of March 2008, it had more than 20 million registered users. An easy way to search for business people or professionals.
Spock Spock advertises itself as, “The world’s most accurate people search. Sign up to find people you know.”
Wink Wink is a free people search engine that helps you find people at social networks, blogs, and across the Web.
ZABASEARCH Zabasearch: Honestly free people search. All US postal addresses & telephone numbers revealed free. 3-times more listings than white pages phone directory.
ZoomInfo  ZoomInfo: Founded in 1999, ZoomInfo is a Web-based service that extracts information about people and companies from millions of published resources.
Question
&
Answer
About.com About.com. The majority of their results come from their own site.  Used to be miningco.com.
Answers.com Answers.com offers free access to millions of topics from the world’s leading publishers.
Ask.com Ask Jeeves was designed to allow users to get answers to questions posed in everyday, natural language. Ask.com was the first such commercial question-answering search engine for the Web.
AskMeNow AskMeNow: Questions answered from your mobile telephone. From their site, “We thought it would be cool if we could get simple answers from our phone anytime, anywhere — so we built AskMeNow.”
AskWiki AskWiki Beta is a preliminary integration of a semantic search engine that seeks to provide specific answers to questions using information from Wikipedia articles.
BrainBoost Brainboost: Now Answers.com. Type in a question in natural language, get an answer.
eHow eHow is an online knowledge resource with more than 140000 articles and videos offering step-by-step instructions on “how to do just about everything”
Lexxealpha Lexxe processes natural language queries and delivers results in clusters by topic. Queries can be keywords, phrases or short questions.
LycosIQ Lycos iQ is a community driven “human search” site by Lycos Europe GmbH. Users on iQ can post questions and answers in a similar manner to sites such as Yahoo Answers, Google Answers and Wondir.com.
PowerSet Powerset is betting on the wisdom of the crowds with a new online community site called Powerset Labs. The company hopes the site will get people to help build and improve its search engine.
Windows Live QnA Windows Live QnA: Ask any question and get answers from people in the know. Try it. Real answers. A little late to a crowded market, but Windows is there now too.
Yahoo! Answers Yahoo! Answers is a community-driven knowledge market website launched by Yahoo! that allows users to ask questions of other users and answer other users’ questions. Over 60 million users.
Real Estate
For Sale By Owner .com ForSaleByOwner.com: Search homes being sold by their owners without the intermediation of realtors – save on commission.
Home.co.ukHome.co.uk Home.co.uk: Comprehensive Property Search for UK houses for sale, estate agents, house prices and guides on buying and selling property and mortgages advice.
inman Inman News: Real Estate News search.
Properazzi Properazzi.com is an online real estate search engine. Launched in March of 2007 by Yannick Laclau, it allows users to search and view property listings for Europe.
Realtor.com Realtor.com: The official site of the National Association of Realtors. Search listed properties all across America.
RightMove Rightmove: Find property online, search a wide range of property for sale in various areas in the UK, London and Overseas with Rightmove.
Zillow.com  Zillow provides free real estate information including homes for sale, comparable homes, historical sales, home valuation tools and more.
School
Skoolz - College and University Search Skoolz.org: Search colleges and universities. Use this search to search only the websites of colleges – to find courses, information, professors, curricula, etc.
Google University Search Google University Search allows you to search a specific site – one school at a time. The list of schools is comprehensive. Skoolz searches them all at once, Google University Search allows them to be searched one at a time.
Shopping
Google Product Search Google Product Search: (Formerly Froogle) use Google to search for the best deals on products when you are shopping.
Kelkoo - A Yahoo! company Kelkoo: A Yahoo! company. Also powers Yahoo!Shopping in several countries.
MSN Shopping MSN Shopping: Comparison shopping made easy: Offering 33,155,627 products from over 8,000 stores — all in one place — and over 470 pages of shopping advice to help you make the right choices.
My Simon MySimon: Price Comparison Shopping
Nextag Nextag Comparison Shopping. Product directory and search. Shows popular searches – what others are searching for.
PriceGrabber PriceGrabber.com: “Comparison Shopping beyond compare” Comparison shopping and search engine.
PriceRunner PriceRunner: Price Comparison website and search engine
RetailMeNot RetailMeNot: From the people who brought you “BugMeNot”, check here before you buy for discount coupons and promo codes. Why pay retail when you can find coupons at RetailMeNot?
Shopping.com Shopping.com: A shopping directory and search owned by eBay.
Shopwiki Shopwiki: Shopping directory and search cataloguing some 241,416,304 products, and counting…
Shopzilla Shopzilla (Owned by Bizrate) helps shoppers find, compare and buy anything, sold by virtually anyone, anywhere. 20 million unique visitors according to ComScore. BizRate reviews stores and products.
TheFind.com TheFind.com is a discovery shopping search engine as opposed to a comparison search. The search database includes over 150 Million products from over 500,000 online stores.
Source Code
Google Code Search Google Codesearch: Searches public source code using a variety of parameters.
JavaScriptSearch.org JavaScriptSearch.org searches for javascripts, ajax, DHTML and JavaScript snippets from all over the web. The fastest way to find a JavaScript. Useful for web developers and webmasters.
Jexamples JExamples analyzes the source code of Java open source projects such as Ant, Tomcat and Batik and loads them into a java examples database for easy searching. Enter the name of a Java API Class and click Search.
Koders Koders Searces some 766,893,913 lines of open source code. Securely searches private source code. Create and share a custom code index that is easily searched from Visual Studio, Eclipse or any browser.
Krugle  Krugle Code Search Engine can turn your company’s code and related development assets into a searchable, shareable asset.
Usenet
Google Groups Google Groups: Formerly Deja News, Google Groups lets you post on usenet forums without using a mail client via their easy-to-use web interface.
Visual
Search
Engines
Grokker Visual Metasearch Grokker visual Meta Search Engine lets you choose which sites to search and presents the results in multiple views – outline view, map view.
Kartoo Kartoo visual Meta Search

Google Maps what makes them so good (by Jeff Huber)


Vic Gundotra & Bradley Horowitz of Google+
Vic Gundotra & Bradley Horowitz of Google+ (Photo credit: Scott Beale)

http://www.codognetreviso.com/2012/09/google-maps-what-makes-them-so-good.html

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2012

Google Maps what makes them so good?

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http://pogue.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/27/what-makes-googles-maps-so-good/
(by pio dal cin)
G+  

Vic Gundotra

just shared this article by

+Jeff Huber on what makesGoogle Maps so good.
I am really happy personally with Google Maps, it has come a long way and it is always a great app and tool to have on my smart phone. Read the whole article here by Jeff Huber

September 27, 2012, 2:50 PM4 Comments

What Makes Google’s Maps So Good

Google allows average citizens make corrections to Google’s maps as they find them.Google allows average citizens make corrections to Google’s maps as they find them.
Wow. Nothing makes you appreciate something like losing it.
Nobody ever raved about Google’s mapping app for phones until they saw how hard it was for Apple to come up with a rival. In my Times column today, I wrote about the challenges Apple has faced in replacing its iPhone GPS/mapping app, substituting its own data sources for Google’s. I noted that the new app is beautiful and will be really terrific someday — once it does a better job of incorporating all of its various data sources.
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The Times’s technology columnist, David Pogue, keeps you on top of the industry in his free, weekly e-mail newsletter.
In researching the story, I interviewed representatives from Apple and Google. At Google, I spoke with Manik Gupta, senior product manager for Google Maps, and Daniel Graf, director of Google Maps for Mobile.
What I realized is that mapping the world is a staggering, gigantic, vast, inconceivably huge and ambitious project. It represents years and years of hand-tuning and manual effort.
I was surprised to learn that, like Apple, Google began its efforts by licensing petabytes of data from outside geodata companies.
They include TomTom, the same company that Apple’s using. (The other big map vendor isNavTeq, which Nokia bought a few years ago; I guess that explains why Apple and Google aren’t using NavTeq’s data. Too bad — by all accounts, the map app on Nokia’s Windows Phone is pretty great; I’ll be trying it out shortly.)
But that’s just the basic data. “We start with licensed stuff, then expand and enhance it,” Mr. Gupta said. Google has supplemented it with years of additional data gathering, involving its Street View cars, satellite data and human labor.
And it shows. As of 2008, for example, onto those digital maps of the world Google had overlaid 13 million miles of turn-by-turn directions in 22 countries; today, it has 26 million miles of guidance in 187 countries.
“It’s fair to say that in the mapping world, you can’t just throw money at it and then you have it the next day. This takes time,” Mr. Gupta said. “It took a lot of time to get where we’re at.” He said that even now, Google is far from done; error reports still flow in by the thousands.
Many of them come from Google Map Maker, a Web site that is live in 200 countries (and just started in the United States) that lets average citizens make corrections to Google’s maps as they find them. You can, for example, draw a line to represent a new road.
Like Apple, Google also collects location and movement data (anonymously) from millions of smartphones as they’re driven around; from this information, Apple and Google can determine when, for example, a one-way street has been mislabeled in its data.
You may be familiar with Street View, a Google exclusive that lets you stand at a certain spot on the map and “look around.” You can see a photo of the address you seek, and use your mouse to turn right or left and actually move through the still photos. It’s an amazing way to see what it’s like to be at that spot.
Street View isn’t available for the entire world, but you’d be surprised at how many inhabited areas are covered: Google’s GPS- and camera-equipped Street View cars have, so far, driven five million miles through 3,000 cities in 40 countries.
What you may not realize, however, is that those photos are far more than just helpful references for you, the viewer. Google’s software analyzes what’s in those photos. Its image-recognition software can read the text on street signs, storefront signs, hotel names and so on. It can tell a major road from a minor one, a single-lane road from multilane and one-way streets from two-way streets. Street View, in other words, generates still more useful data for Google’s maps.
I asked Google why its satellite photos don’t seem to display the same jarring seams that are showing up on Apple’s — obvious borders between side-by-side tiles that were taken at different times of the year or in different weather.
“When you look at Google Earth,” I was told, “you can see that the globe is made from a mosaic of aerial and satellite photos, often taken in different lighting and weather. We license these photos from multiple providers, possibly the same ones that Apple uses; but we’ve had the time to come up with a smoothing algorithm. In January, we introduced a new way to render them, smooth them out, make them seamless. But by no means have we perfected this.”
On this call, Google pointed out a new feature that I hadn’t seen before: compass mode. On an Android phone, you can call up a location like Trafalgar Square in London. You hold the phone in front of you to see a Street View-like photo of the scene — and as you look left, right, up, down, or behind you, the view changes, as though you’re looking through a magic window at another place in the world. You can even use Compass mode to look around inside places — I tried Delfina, the San Francisco restaurant — to get a feel of the décor before you go there.
Can you imagine how powerful Compass mode will be once it covers most of the earth’s developed areas? It will give you a sort of instant teleportation, a way to travel without travel, a sense of a place without having to go there.
What I’ve learned from this deep dive into the making of map apps is that you can’t just license a bunch of data, bake at 350 degrees and come up with a useful tool. Gethering the data is only the starting point; from there, it takes years to reconcile it, correct it and make it useful. (This Atlantic article offers a good look at the kind of hand-tuning that Google’s minions do constantly.)
By the way, let me be clear: I have no doubt that Apple’s Maps app will get there. We’ve seen this movie before — remember MobileMe? It, too, was very rough when it made its debut. Today, its successor, iCloud, is smooth and sensationally useful. Maps will be, too.
But I suspect that Apple has just realized the same thing I have: that we may live on a small blue planet, but digitally representing every road, building and point of interest is a task of almost unimaginable difficulty. Let’s be grateful that another major player has just joined the attempt.

Google plus Twitter Facebook crosspost in any order


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http://thenextweb.com/apps/2011/08/07/this-extension-lets-you-crosspost-between-twitter-facebook-and-google-in-any-order/

 

 

Google Plus Song on You Tube (I’m a G+)


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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5XKWiGcw3k

 

Google Plus Song on You Tube (I’m a G+)

Politica e futuro


Previsioni sulla politica italiana per il futuro:
Il pdl verra’ sciolto e ritorneranno a formarsi i partiti che lo hanno composto, rivendicando la loro autonomia e andando a creare nuovi poli che andranno ad allearsi a comporre nuove alleanze. La Lega si scindera’ in due o piu’ correnti altrimenti e’ destinata a perdere ben piu’ consensi, vista l’impopolarita’ di certe decisioni come quella dei ministeri al Nord che non servono assolutamente a niente rispetto ai problemi concreti della gente. Maroni diventera’ il nuovo leader del carroccio e forse anche il nuovo primo ministro del dopo berlusconi. Gli Italiani chiederanno un referendum per abrogare le ricche paghe dei parlamentari ed i loro privilegi.La sinistra privata del suo bersaglio preferito berluscono continuera’ ad arrovellarsi cercando un programma vero per governare con i suoi “dinosauri” senza riuscirci e trovera’ un nuovo bersaglio sul quale scaricare le sue frustrazioni. Grillo continuera’ a cavalcare il malcontento “monetizzando” con i banners del suo cliccatissimo blog. Infine i tre moschettieri del terzo polo continueranno a voltarsi ora a destra ora a sinistra a seconda di come tira il vento, come sono soliti a fare i voltagabbana, e in tutto questo baillame a rimetterci, come sempre saranno i poveri pensionati, i disoccupati, i cassintegrati, i giovani in cerca di lavoro per pagare un mutuo che petmetta loro di farsi una famiglia, mentre chiedendo enormi sacrifici al popolo, i parlamemtari continueranno a vivere come nababbi con le loro pensioni d’oro e le loro paghe stratosferiche, poiche’ alla fine, troveranno il sistema per non fare il referendum di cui sopra

Amy Winehouse funeral will be private(video of her parents)


Cover of "Back to Black"
Cover of Back to Black

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-14285327

Amy Winehouse’s funeral will take place on Tuesday attended by just family and friends, a spokesman for her family has said.

A post-mortem examination into her death took place on Monday.

No cause of death has been given, while an inquest was opened and adjourned until 26 October. Results of further toxicology tests could take four weeks.

The 27-year-old singer’s body was found on Saturday at her home in Camden, north London.

The spokesman would not reveal any details about the location or time of the funeral.

On Monday, her father Mitch Winehouse thanked fans for their tributes, saying: “I can’t tell you what this means to us. It really is making this a lot easier.”

Visiting his daughter’s home, he added the loss left him “speechless”.

The singer’s mother and brother also visited the site to see the flowers, cards and photos fans laid in tribute.

A family spokesman had earlier said the funeral would be held as soon as possible, with coroners issuing interim death certificates allowing arrangements to be made.

Traditionally, Jewish funerals take place as quickly as possible following a death.

The Brit and Grammy award-winner had struggled with drink and drug addiction for many years and had recently spent time in rehab.

But police have declined to say whether her death was drug-related.

The singer, who topped the charts with her album Back To Black, was found dead by a member of her security team.

The album re-entered the charts on Sunday almost five years after it was released. The record, produced by Mark Ronson, climbed to number 59.

Amy Winehouse - facts and figures

 

“Without Victory there is no survival” (Winston Churchill)


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I would say to the House, as I said to those who have joined this Government: ‘I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.’ We have before us an ordeal of the most grievous kind. We have before us many, many long months of struggle and suffering. You ask, what is our policy? I can say: It is to wage war, by sea, land and air, with all our might and with all the strength that God can give us: to wage war against a monstrous tyranny, never surpassed in the dark, lamentable catalogue of human crime. That is our policy. You ask, what is our aim? I can answer in one word: It is victory, victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory, however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival. Speech in the House of Commons, after taking office as Prime Minister (13 May 1940).

Omicidio stradale qualcosa si muove


L’agenzia parlamentare ha diffuso questo videoGuarda questo video su YouTube:

Sembra che finalmente qualcosa si stia muovendo in campo legislativo per impedire che chi uccide in strada sotto effetto di alcol o droghe o per bullismo stradale venga punito con il reato di omicidio stradale che di fatto aumenterebbe i deterrenti per chi vuole mettersi alla guida in tale condizioni. Lo avevamo auspicato anche noi su Facebook aprendo un gruppo “basta patenti a chi ha gia’ ucciso sulla strada” che ha raccolto lo sfogo di cittadini stanchi di una situazione che dev’essere cambiata al piu’ presto. In Italia muoiono in media circa 4000 persone OGNI ANNO. Se questa non e’ guerra……forse sarebbe meglio impegare l’esercito sulle strade Italiane invece che in Afganistan

Montezemolo Pontefice Massimo- Lettera aperta a un uomo senza coraggio


Caro Luca ,

Adesso hai veramente stufato. Non passa mese che non si leggano le tue critiche, i tuoi rimproveri, i tuoi commenti sul modo di fare politica di Berlusconi, del governo, o di  un qualsiasi altro parlamentare. Detti regole, dai consigli su come condurre le politiche, pontifichi dall’alto della tua conoscenza imprenditoriale come se tutti gli altri che non sono “Corderi di Montezemoli” fossero degli incapaci e dei fanulloni.

Dai Luca, facci vedere le PALLE (ammesso che tu ne possieda almeno un paio come tutti noi “umani”)abbi il coraggio di scendere VERAMENTE in campo. Schierati con questa o con quella forza politica e candidati, non importa se a destra o a sinistra ma per favore SCHIERATI. Non lanciare sassi nello stagno,0 peggio, non tirarli sui vetri delle case altrui, per poi andare a nasconderti sotto le “gonne di mammina”.

Esci allo scoperto  e fai politica a tempo pieno, non imitare i comici blogger con conti milionari che vogliono fare i “populisti” dell’ultima ora. Sappiamo si, che hai un grande passato nelle Ferrari, che eri amico del grande Agnelli, eccetera eccetera ma questo non ti da l’autorità difare il Pontefice Massimo della politica Italiana.

Scendi in politica oppure se meglio credi, scendi dallo sgabello che ti sei costruito da solo. Qui da noi in Veneto c’è un vecchio proverbio, saggezza del popolo “bue” che recita: “Quando la m…. monta in scano, o la fa spuzza o la fa dano”.

Non serve la traduzione vero Luca?.

Senza rancore, ma fai presto ti prego, deciditi perchè hai veramente stufato!

(pio dal cin)

Nuove Regole per la Sicurezza Stradale – Una dimenticanza Vitale-


Da un paio di settimane ho fondato un gruppo su Facebook  http://www.facebook.com/?sk=2361831622#!/group.php?gid=112011118847994  che ha raccolto fin’ora circa cinquecento iscritti.

Ho fatto un appello ai politici perchè si iscrivessero anche loro, ma a parte qualche gruppo della Lega Nord, nessun politico di spicco ha messo ancora fuori la testa per appoggiare questo gruppo, lo scopo del quale è molto semplice e presto spiegato.

La cronaca, si sa, è piena zeppa di incidenti stradali, causati da ubriachi, drogati, bulli della velocità. Ben vengano le nuove regole più restrittive, che sicuramente contribuiranno ad un miglioramento della sicurezza. Manca, a mio avviso una norma molto semplice ma che di fatto ridurrebbe drasticamente il numero degli incidenti, e soprattutto il numero di gente che dovrebbe stare al massimo alla guida di un triciclo.

E’ successo spesso che un drogato, un alcolizzato, un pazzo del volante abbia ucciso uno o più persone e, dopo un periodo più o meno lungo di sospensione della patente, questa gli sia stata restituita, restituendo così alle nostre strade una MINA VAGANTE, una PISTOLA CARICA, puntata sulla folla inerme. QUESTO DEVE FINIRE!!

Il gruppo( che ho fondato sulla scia emotiva del terribile incdente che a Valdobbiadene (TV) ha stroncato la vita della giovane bimba di 5 anni Serena, falcidiata da un “autista” che sembra percorresse la strada del centro del piccolo paese a quasi 140 all’ora) si propone di arrivare ad una legge che di fatto privi questo tipo di “autisti” (ubriachi, drogati, bulli) dal rivedere MAI MAI MAI PIU’ LA PATENTE.

Che vadano a piedi, in autobus, in bici o si facciano accompagnare. Come ci sentiremmo se tra qualche anno scoprissimo che lo stesso autista, riavuta la patente uccidesse ancora?

E’ già successo, più di una volta nelle cronache e non deve più succedere!!! CHI UCCIDE  ALLA GUIDA IN STATO DI ALTERAZIONE DA DROGA, ALCOOL O PER SEMPLICE BULLISMO DELLA VELOCITA’ DEVE PERDERE IL DIRITTO A GUIDARE PER SEMPRE!!!

E quì mi appello ai politici, locali e non. Non nascondetevi!Uscite e fatevi conoscere, aiutateci in questa battaglia atta a fermare il massacro. Come vi sentireste se la persona investita ed uccisa fosse uno dei vostri cari? Serve una presa di posizione forte contro questi KILLERS POTENZIALI. Bisogna individuarli e TOGLIERLI DALLE STRADE DEFINITIVAMENTE!!!!

Altro non posso fare che rilanciare il mio umile ma ARRABIATISSIMO tam-tam mediatico, e continuerò a farlo, fin tanto che qualcuno non raccoglierà questo appello. La giustizia comincia anche dal promulgare leggi che servano a creare una società più giusta e vivibile, e in questo momento, in Italia manca una legge che impedisca a questi ASSASSINI di ritornare ad uccidere.

Un’auto impazzita che piomba su una folla, è la stessa cosa di un terrorista che entra in un centro commerciale sparando a casaccio sulla folla. Non è esagerato il paragone se ci pensate bene. Bisogna che questo finisca al più presto.

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Ciao a tutti. NOn ho ancora visto nessun uomo politico di spicco iscriversi a questo gruppo fatta eccezione per alcuni gruppi della Lega Nord, non ci sono politici di spicco che si sentano di entrare a far parte di un gruppo come questo che chiede solo che vengano addottate leggi un po’ abbastanza di più ancora, severe in modo che le strade possano un giorno essere più sicure. Un’utopia? Non credo, basterebbe l’impegno e la buona volontà, certro che di tempi come questi si da la priorità a cose più “importanti” come la ripresa economica,la disoccupazione ecc.. Ma se riuscissimo solo a salvare una vita applicando delle leggi giuste avremmo fatto solo il nostro dovere.E’ comprovato che l’unico deterrente ai pazzi della strada sono le sanzioni più forti e le leggi applicate con severità… cosa aspettiamo allora che ci siano dieci, venti, trenta morti al giorno. Ad onor del vero bisogna dire che qualcosa è stato fatto, ma è ancora troppo poco. Chi si mette al volante convinto di essere un dio in terra dev’essere messo in condizione di non nuocere più e deve andare a piedi, specialmente se ha già ucciso. Immaginatevi il dolore di una famiglia, degli amici, dei conoscenti di una persona uccisa sulla strada da un deficiente che usa la macchina come una pistola carica puntata a casaccio…. Faccio quindi un appello a tutti gli iscritti al gruppo: Se conoscete qualche politico, invitatelo ad iscriversi al nostro gruppo http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/group.php?gid=112011118847994e a partecipare attivamente al cambiamento delle regole e delle leggi che dovrebbero tutelare la nostra vita e quella dei nostri cari. Pio