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Ben Davis: Fulham Under-18 player facing jail in Singapore

Fulham's Ben Davis has missed his mandatory national service in Singapore and could face three years in prison, officials say.
Tags: Singapore, Football, Fulham, Ben Davis, Fulham Under 18

Ben Davis: Fulham Under-18 player could face jail in Singapore

Fulham's Ben Davis has missed his mandatory national service in Singapore and could face three years in prison, officials say.
Tags: Singapore, Football, Fulham, Ben Davis, Fulham Under

Call Me Madam - Bright, Bouncy, and at times creaky

Reviewed by Judd Hollander Given the state of things in the world today, one would think the time would be prefect for a revival of the 1950 Broadway musical, Call Me Madam. The show currently being given a such treatment as part of the Encores! series at New York City Center . With a score by Irving Berlin, a book by Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse, and starring Ethel Merman, this gentle political satire originally ending up running for a total of 644 performances. In ...
Tags: Congress, Berlin, New York City, Theatre, Washington Dc, Maria, Cosmo, Kenneth, Berman, Sally, Ike, U S, Lauren Worsham, Ethel Merman, Irving Berlin, Ben Davis

state of user experience design

User experience design often loses sight of the actual user. When sites optimize so much for the behavior that it wants to influence next (collecting an email address, moving people into a funnel), the reason that people come to the site in the first place can get overlooked (or buried under pop-ups). There’s a continual balancing act between user experience and user exploitation: what is best for the user and what is best for the company. A designer has to navigate that line. ...
Tags: Design, Digital, Branding, Ann Handley, Ben Davis, Econsultancy

‘Salvator Mundi’ And The Mueller Probe And Russian Collusion? Really??

The Narativ article about the $450 million Leonardo painting and its possible connections with Special Council Robert Mueller’s investigation has gotten a lot of attention this week. It’s all too much for Artnet national art critic Ben Davis, who weighs in with an attempt at debunking. — Artnet
Tags: Art, Visual, Ben Davis, Artnet, Robert Mueller, Salvator Mundi, 01.09.19

Teachers love Google's education products but are suspicious. Why is a megacorporation giving them a perfect tool for free?

Google for Education tools have taken off "like grass on fire," industry analysts say. The software is completely free and Chromebooks, which are laptops manufactured by other companies running the Google Chrome operating system, are deeply discounted for classrooms. These tactics have worked: Google-powered devices made up almost 60% of computing devices purchased for US classrooms in 2017, up from 5% in 2012. Eighty million teachers and students use the platform worldwide, and there are 30 m...
Tags: Apple, Google, Microsoft, California, Kentucky, New York City, US, San Francisco, Trends, Williams, Chromebook, Davis, Google Docs, Silicon Valley, Baltimore, Einstein

Can We Just Admit That Banksy’s Self-Shredding Painting Did Its Job(s) Extremely Well?

Ben Davis argues that all those folks fulminating over this event — and there are a lot of them, with many different takes (“There are full-on Truthers out there, scrutinizing every frame and angle of the whole thing, as well as Denialists, doubting that it even happened at all”) — are missing the Banksyan genius of it. “A very important concept in street art is placement. Street art fans will be very impressed by where and how a tag was placed … Obviously, the Sotheby’s prank has to be apprecia...
Tags: Art, Banksy, Visual, Sotheby, Ben Davis, 10.10.18

United States: Changing The Landscape Of Private Credit Deals (Video) - Proskauer Rose LLP

In this video, Alex Griffith and Ben Davis, partners in the firm's Private Credit and Finance Groups, discuss what a new intercreditor agreement template means for the private credit funds industry.
Tags: News, United States, Ben Davis, Alex Griffith, Private Credit and Finance Groups

Sunrise breached racial contempt rules with Indigenous children discussion – watchdog

Channel Seven segment found to have made inaccurate statements about adoption of Aboriginal childrenSunrise breached broadcasting standards for accuracy and provoked serious contempt on the basis of race when it aired an all-white panel discussing the adoption of Indigenous children and child abuse, the media watchdog has ruled.An investigation by the Australian Communications and Media Authority found that the March segment, hosted by Samantha Armytage with commentators Prue MacSween and Ben Da...
Tags: Media, Race issues, Australian media, Indigenous Australians, Channel Seven, Ben Davis, Australian Communications and Media Authority, Samantha Armytage, Prue MacSween

A charming net-zero cottage in Cornwall asks $845K

A sweet English cottage that has been treated to a sustainable transformation has recently hit the market for £650,000 (approximately $845,000 USD). Set within 11 acres of a private nature reserve in the small town of Lostwithiel in Cornwall, England, this beautiful retreat offers an idyllic return to nature with a minimized environmental footprint. Updated by Guy Stansfeld Architects, the zero-energy home is powered by solar energy as well as a ground-source heat pump for heating and hot water...
Tags: Design, Cornwall, Savills, Ben Davis, Rosedale, Cornwall England, Guy Stansfeld, Lostwithiel, Stansfeld

Word of the week: Gammon

Another week, another epithet. Last week we had a look at soy boy, although I’d considered shining a spotlight on incel instead. (For an analysis of this insult, a portmanteau of involuntary and celibate, see Ben Zimmer’s essay for Politico.) This week we have another way to dis (white) men, this one instigated by our cousins across the pond: gammon. Fooled you! Today’s gammon is unrelated to backgammon. In the UK, gammon refers to ham that’s been smoked like bacon; the word comes from F...
Tags: Politics, UK, Gold, David Cameron, Bbc, Caitlin Moran, Linguistics, Davis, French, British, Wall Street Journal, Ben Judah, Ben Davis, Ben Zimmer, Word of The Week, Nancy Friedman

Customer-Centric Marketing. An idea whose time has FINALLY come?

Activating the passion that consumers have for the brands they love and turning them into your advocates is the secret sauce to identifying and converting new customers as well as increasing the loyalty of retained customers. This simple concept, customer-centric marketing, has been the basis of my work for more than 20 years. It’s why I embraced blogs and then social media so wholeheartedly. It’s why I advocate so strongly for transparency, authenticity and disclosure, because they foster tr...
Tags: Google, Facebook, UK, Privacy, Social Networks, Digital, Social Media, Seo, Blogging, Digital Media, Branded Content, Influencer Marketing, Gdpr, Marketing Week, Ben Davis, The Marketing Economy

Production Officially Begins on Captain Marvel!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Production officially begins on Captain Marvel! Marvel Studios has begun principal photography in Los Angeles, California, on its newest film, Captain Marvel. The production is shooting in and around the greater Los Angeles area, which will also serve as the production base for the film. The production will also shoot on location in Fresno, California, as well as locations in Louisiana, including Baton Rouge and New Orleans. The story follows Carol Danvers as she becomes o...
Tags: Movies, Marvel, Los Angeles, Earth, United States, Oscar, New Orleans, Sherlock Holmes, Louisiana, Stan Lee, Ben Mendelsohn, Marvel Studios, Brie Larson, Henry, Baton Rouge, Carol Danvers

‘Captain Marvel’ Bringing Back Clark Gregg as Agent Coulson and a Couple ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Actors

Captain Marvel has been shooting for a few weeks now, but Marvel Studios has just sent out a press release announcing the start of production. That press release also includes the full cast for the film starring Brie Larson as the new cosmic superhero of the title, and it includes a couple characters from Guardians of the Galaxy and a beloved character we haven’t seen since he was killed off in The Avengers in 2012. In fact, all three of these characters are dead in the current Marvel Cinematic...
Tags: Movies, Mississippi, Casting, Marvel, Los Angeles, Earth, United States, Oscar, New Orleans, Sherlock Holmes, Louisiana, Grand Budapest Hotel, Stan Lee, Avengers, Jude-Law, Ben Mendelsohn

Apple is fighting to win back a market it used to dominate (AAPL)

Apple's spring event this year is unusual for the company — it's taking place in Chicago, not California, and it's going to happen at a public magnet high school. Even the invite suggests that whatever Apple CEO Tim Cook ends up revealing next Tuesday will be education focused.  It's the latest sign that Apple wants to reverse its slide to Google in what was once one of its core markets: schools. While Apple has long been associated with American elementary, middle, and high schools, in recent y...
Tags: Apple, Google, Cook, Microsoft, California, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Chicago, Macbook, Maine, Tim Cook, Davis, Chromebooks, Idc, Electronic Frontier Foundation

2018 BAFTA Awards Nominations Led by The Shape of Water with 12

2018 BAFTA Awards Nominations Led by The Shape of Water with 12 Nominations for the 2018 BAFTA Awards were announced today, with The Shape of Water leading with nominations in 12 categories. Darkest Hour and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri both received nine nominations, while Blade Runner 2049 and Dunkirk both have eight. I, Tonya received five nominations, Call Me by Your Name and Phantom Thread have four each, and Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool, Lady Bird and Paddington 2 rece...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, UK, London, Movies, Horror, Aaron Sorkin, Natalie Dormer, Bbc, Missouri, Paddington, Liverpool, Richard Jenkins, BAFTA, Joanna Lumley, Sally Hawkins, Greta Gerwig

Guillermo del Toro's Shape Of Water Is The BAFTAs Frontrunner Thanks To 12 Nods! See The Full List Of Nominees HERE!

Awards season is certainly in full swing. On Tuesday morning, Natalie Dormer and Letitia Wright announced the nominees for the 2018 BAFTA Film Awards. Now that the Golden Globes have come and gone, all eyes are on the British awards show to see who might be a REAL contender at the Oscars. Related: Oprah Inspires With EPIC #MeToo Speech! And the answer??? Guillermo del Toro's Shape Of Water is clearly the current frontrunner, as the drama walked away with 12 nominations. Bravo. Joanna Lumley was ...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Celebs, Aaron Sorkin, Natalie Dormer, Liverpool, Guillermo Del Toro, Stephen Fry, Fox Searchlight, Greta Gerwig, Dunkirk, Anderson, Martin Mcdonagh, Alexandre Desplat, Don, Hans Zimmer, Roger Deakins

Fulham teenager Ben Davis cleared to play for Singapore U18 team

Jason Dasey and John Wilkinson assess Singapore's upcoming November fixtures against Lebanon and Bahrain. Jason Dasey and Dez Corkhill reflect on Albirex Niigata's campaign after they clinched a second straight S.League title. In a depressing year for Singapore football, the eligibility of Fulham rookie Ben Davis gives their youngters a glimmer of hope as they try to book a place at next year's Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-19 Championship in Indonesia. The 23...
Tags: Japan, Indonesia, Singapore, Football, Sport, Story, Thailand, Davis, Fulham, Bahrain, Lebanon, Mongolia, Blog - Football Asia, Singapore S-League, Albirex Niigata, Jason Dasey

UK lender ACORN OakNorth closes private placement

ACORN OakNorth Holdings, a UK lender, has raised 154 million pounds in a private placement. The investors were The Clermont Group, Toscafund and Coltrane Asset Management. Proskauer represented ACORN OakNorth on the transaction. PRESS RELEASE October 12, 2017 (New York) – International law firm Proskauer represented ACORN OakNorth Holdings Limited in its latest investment round in which it secured a £154 million investment from affiliates of The Clermont Group, Toscafund and Coltrane Asset Manag...
Tags: UK, New York, London, Trends, Mumbai, Michael Ellis, Ben Davis, ACORN, Proskauer, Martin Hamilton, PE Deals, Moody 's Corporation, OakNorth, Rishi Khosla, Joel Perlman, Paul Lucas

"Why the Guggenheim’s Controversial Dog Video Is Even More Disturbing Than You Think."

I've already blogged about the video of the Chinese performance art "Dogs That Cannot Touch Each Other," first, in "The most fatuous art-talk I've ever heard" and second, in "'Out of concern for the safety of its staff, visitors, and participating artists, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum has decided against showing the art works....'"Now, at ArtNet News, Ben Davis gives us some important additional information. He quotes the Guggenheim catalogue:“Finding themselves on unstable ground, the dogs ...
Tags: Cats, Law, Dogs, China, Censorship, Beijing, Sun, Davis, Animal Cruelty, Ben Davis, Cheng, Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, Artnet News, Xu Zhen, Peng, Ann Althouse

The Rise And Fall Of The Louise Blouin Art Media Empire - Former Top Editor Of Artinfo Tells The Tale

Ben Davis: "How many people out there still care about the implosion of the Blouin organization as we know it and its hail-mary mutation into an e-commerce hub? Not that many, it seems. And no one has done more than Louise Blouin herself when it comes to transforming her once formidable enterprise into a punch […]
Tags: Art, Issues, Ben Davis, Blouin, Louise Blouin, 08.08.17

Singapore teenager Davis signed by Fulham, hopes for NS deferment

Jason Dasey and Dez Corkhill break down the latest AFC U23 qualifiers for both Singapore and Malaysia. Jason Dasey and John Wilkinson look at Singapore's U-23 side and their friendlies vs. India ahead of the SEA games. Ben Davis, with father Harvey Davis, has signed a two-year scholarship with Fulham in England. Teenager Ben Davis will hope to emulate Olympic swimming champion Joseph Schooling by bringing international success to Singapore when he begins a two-year scholar...
Tags: England, Singapore, India, Story, Sea, Soccer, Malaysia, Davis, Michael Phelps, Fulham, Blog - Football Asia, Singapore S-League, Jason Dasey, John Wilkinson, Ben Davis, Dez Corkhill

Production Begins on Tim Burton’s Live-Action Dumbo!

Production begins on Tim Burton’s live-action Dumbo! Walt Disney Studios has announced that production is underway for the live-action Dumbo, reimagining Disney’s 1941 animated classic. Check out the first set photo in the gallery below, and read more new details about the film! Directed by visionary filmmaker Tim Burton (Alice in Wonderland, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), the film stars Golden Globe winner Colin Farrell (In Bruges, The Lobster), Golden Globe winner Michael Keaton (Birdm...
Tags: England, Movies, Tim Burton, Disney, Oscar, Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Walt Disney, Alice, Bruges, Parker, Golden Globe, Holt, Ben Davis, Peregrine, Pinewood Studios

The Monolith is a huge synth powered by Teensy, shown at Maker Faire

The Monolith is a “ginormous” music making machine, powered by a tiny chip and tiny code – the Teensy and one single Arduino sketch. And what you get is a completely non-portable synthesizer with flashing lights, controls for sequencing and synthesis, and the ability to make beats and melodies. It won accolades at this year’s Maker Faire in California, and creators Darcy Neal (aka Lady Brain Studios) and Paul Stroffregen (the Teensy’s inventor) joined Tested to show it off. (That’s the YouTube s...
Tags: Music, Usa, Texas, Hardware, Diy, California, Oregon, Tech, Austin, Artists, Portland, Arduino, Portland Oregon, Ross, Sequencers, Oddities

Playing A Round At Historic Rackham

On Monday, I got out to play a round at Rackham Golf Course in Huntington Woods, just north of Detroit. It an historic course, but has seen better days. Rackham is a Donald Ross design that was built in 1923. Owned by the City of Detroit, it sits adjacent to the Detroit Zoo on land donated by Horace Rackham.  Throughout its history, Rackham was one of a few courses open to play by African Americans. Boxer Joe Louis was a regular, and course golf pro Ben Davis was the first African American mem...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Michigan, Detroit, Ross, Kahn, Ben Davis, Donald Ross, Rackham, Albert Kahn, Detroit Zoo, Michigan Golf, Rackham Golf Course, Huntington Woods, Horace Rackham, Boxer Joe Louis

CS Video: James Gunn and Greg McLean on Conducting The Belko Experiment

Step inside The Belko Experiment with James Gunn and Greg McLean Today marks the beginning of The Belko Experiment as BH Tilt‘s hard R thriller hits the big screen. Earlier this week, we brought you exclusive interview with some of the Belko cast and today we’re following that up with a new look inside from writer and producer James Gunn and director Greg McLean. They’re chatting about how The Belko Experiment came to be and how an incredible cast helped create an unforgettable filmmaking exp...
Tags: Feature, Movies, Horror, Silicon Valley, James Gunn, Ben Davis, Michael Rooker, Greg McLean, Mikaela Hoover, ComingSoon, Movie News, Josh Brener, Bogata, David Dastmalchian, Belko Experiment, John Gallagher Jr Short

CS Video: Try and Survive with The Belko Experiment Cast

Try and survive these video interviews with The Belko Experiment cast! This Friday, BH Tilt is inviting you you to take part in The Belko Experiment. Written by Guardians of the Galaxy‘s James Gunn and directed by Wolf Creek‘s Greg McLean, the violent actioner offers some gory big screen fun with an ensemble lineup that include many of Gunn’s usual suspects. Today, CS is chatting with Belko Experiment cast members John Gallagher Jr., Tony Goldwyn, Sean Gunn and Michael Rooker. Check back soon...
Tags: Feature, Movies, Horror, John Gallagher Jr, Silicon Valley, James Gunn, Ben Davis, Gunn, Tony Goldwyn, Sean Gunn, Wolf Creek, Michael Rooker, Greg McLean, Mikaela Hoover, ComingSoon, Movie News

Exclusive The Belko Experiment Soundtrack Preview

An exclusive sample of composer Tyler Bates’ intense score for the bloody new thriller The Belko Experiment We’ve been hyping the holy heck out of Orion Pictures and BH Tilt’s upcoming cutthroat (literally) corporate satire The Belko Experiment and for very good reasons. The film is written and produced by James Gunn (Slither, Guardians of the Galaxy) and directed by Wolf Creek auteur Greg McLean and it’s a lean, nihilistic, berserkly violent and darkly funny lulu of a thriller. Keep your eye...
Tags: Movies, California, Horror, Soundtrack, Silicon Valley, James Gunn, Lakeshore Records, Bates, Ben Davis, Tyler Bates, California Dreamin, Wolf Creek, Michael Rooker, Greg McLean, Mikaela Hoover, ComingSoon

Belko Experiment Character Posters Get Ready For Work

Belko Experiment character posters get ready for work Just in time for TGIF, five brand new Belko Experiment character posters have just been released. You can check out all of the designs in the gallery viewer below! RELATED: The Belko Experiment Review from TIFF 2016 The Belko Experiment explores a twisted social experiment, in which a group of 80 Americans are locked in their high-rise corporate office in Bogata and ordered by an unknown voice on an intercom system to participate in a dead...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Silicon Valley, Ben Davis, Michael Rooker, Peter Safran, Mikaela Hoover, Movie News, Josh Brener, Bogata, David Dastmalchian, Belko Experiment, John Gallagher Jr Short, Stephen Blackehart Tromeo, Juliet David Del Rio Pitch Perfect, Belko

A Belko Experiment Red Band Clip is All in Your Mind

Watch Sean Gunn in a new The Belko Experiment red band clip A brief new Belko Experiment Red Band clip has just been released and it features Sean Gunn in the middle of a chaotic shootout. Check it out in the player below and take a look at previous Belko Experiment videos by clicking here. RELATED: The Belko Experiment Review from TIFF 2016 The Belko Experiment explores a twisted social experiment, in which a group of 80 Americans are locked in their high-rise corporate office in Bogata and ...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Silicon Valley, James Gunn, Ben Davis, Sean Gunn, Michael Rooker, Peter Safran, Greg McLean, Mikaela Hoover, Movie News, Josh Brener, Bogata, David Dastmalchian, Belko Experiment, John Gallagher Jr Short