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Three great club newsletters: SARC, PCARS, ERC

Every month (well, almost every month), I send out a column to amateur radio newsletter editors. (To get on the mailing list, click here.) As a result, these newsletter editors put me on their mailing lists, and I get a variety of club newsletters every month. Perhaps the most impressive newsletter that I get is from The Communicator from  Surrey Amateur Radio Communications. The April issue is the “Antenna Building Issue” and has articles on the Yagi-Uda antenna (you did know that Yagi wasn’t...
Tags: Fcc, Radio, Antennas, Clubs, ERC, Portage County, Elmira, Yagi, Amateur Radio Service, Hamvention, Sarc, PCARS, Surrey Amateur Radio Communications, Yagi Uda, ON -RSB- Radio Club ERC, Point Clark Lighthouse

Decentralized Finance

While we wait for the blockchain/crypto technology to scale to the point where it can be the foundation of mainstream consumer applications (games, social media, e-commerce, etc), there is a sector where scalability is a little less important and where blockchain/crypto is starting to show some real signs of life. In the crypto space, it is called Decentralized Finance, or DeFi for short. It includes, of course, all of the ICO activity largely built on top of Ethereum and the ERC-20 token. Bu...
Tags: Trends, Crypto, Ethereum, Blockchain, ERC, Hacking Finance

Call for Papers: Multiple Materialities of Muslim Marriages

This workshop is organized as part of the ERC-funded research project on ‘Problematizing “Muslim Marriages”: Ambiguities and Contestations’ hosted by the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research and the Department of Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam (PI: Annelies Moors, see Venue and date: University of Amsterdam, 13-14 June 2019 Abstract submission: 1 February 2019 Draft paper submission (after notification of acceptance): 29 May 2019 M...
Tags: Europe, Gender, Religion, Muslim, ERC, University of Amsterdam, Department of Anthropology, Kinship & Marriage Issues, Annelies Moors, Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, Mir Hosseini Al Sharmani

WIRTW #537 (the “Roma” edition)

We are contemplating spending Spring Break in Rome. For those who've been, what's you best tip for first-time visitors? Sights not to be missed? Things that are off the beaten path? Where to stay? Best pizza? Best gelato? Drop a note in the comments below and let me know your Rome tips. Here's what I read this week: Discrimination Google sued for allegedly covering up sexual misconduct allegations — via Engadget  Boys and Thrones and Sexual Harassment — via HR Examiner with John Sumser Liti...
Tags: Google, Law, Rome, Ada, Omega, ERC, McConnell, Troutman Sanders, NLRA, Eric Meyer, Kavanaugh, Spring Break, GrubHub, FLSA, Jon Hyman, Suzanne Lucas

ERC's Munnings first woman in motorsport to get Red Bull UK backing

European Rally Championship regular Catie Munnings hopes to make her World Rally Championship debut in 2019 after becoming the first female motorsport driver to be signed by Red Bull UK
Tags: Sport, ERC, Autosport, European Rally Championship, Red Bull UK, Munnings, Catie Munnings

Ford driver Lukyanuk gifted ERC title as rival Magalhaes withdraws

Alexey Lukyanuk has been gifted the 2018 European Rally Championship title as rival Bruno Magalhaes has withdrawn from the rest of the season
Tags: Sport, Ford, ERC, Magalhaes, Autosport, Alexey Lukyanuk, Lukyanuk, Bruno Magalhaes

Thailand imposes extra fees on blockchain-powered p2p energy producers

New regulations drafted by Thailand officials demand that electricity producers using blockchain be charged additional fees. Government regulators fear an explosion in independent power generation will lead to a reduction in revenue. Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) has demanded the fees be paid as a subsidy for potentially destabilizing effects blockchain technology brings, Nikkei Asian Review reports. “The number of household solar rooftop power generators is increasing rapi...
Tags: Startups, Thailand, Insider, ERC, Nikkei Asian Review, DLT, Energy Regulatory Commission ERC, Hard Fork, Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand EGAT, Viraphol Jirapraditkul

The collapse of ETH is inevitable

Jeremy Rubin Contributor Share on Twitter Jeremy Rubin is currently a technical advisor to Stellar, a Bitcoin Core Contributor, investor and advisor to early-stage crypto startups, starting a company for Bitcoin scalability and privacy solutions, and a freelance consultant for cryptocurrency tech fundamentals and due diligence. Previously, Jeremy also co-founded the MIT Digital Currency Initiative, Scaling Bitcoin Conference series, a...
Tags: Column, Tech, Author, Economy, Mining, Jeremy, Driver, Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains, Ethereum, Neo, Miner, ETH, ERC, Jeremy Rubin, Dex

Why the next CryptoKitties mania won’t be about collectables

Kyle Wood Contributor Kyle Wood is senior counsel in Perkins Coie’s Blockchain Technology & Digital Currency industry group in the Dallas office. Taylor Lindman Contributor Taylor Lindman is an associate in Perkins Coie’s New York office focusing on fintech, distributed ledger technology, payments and finance matters. In recent months, the CryptoKitties fad that had users buying and selling tens of thousands of d...
Tags: Column, New York, Tech, Dallas, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Pepe, ERC, NFT, FinCEN, Perkins Coie, Cryptokitties, Kyle Wood Contributor Kyle Wood, Blockchain Technology Digital Currency, Taylor Lindman Contributor Taylor Lindman

eMusic Releases Questionable Blockchain ICO Plan

Alongside a backdrop of late payments to at least one distributor, music download store eMusic has just released a white paper spelling out an ambitious blockchain ICO. But,  writes David Gerard, their plan leaves some significant questions unanswered. _____________________________ Op-ed by David Gerard of Rocknerd After the light paper a few months ago, venerable music download store eMusic has released the full white paper (PDF) for their ICO token offering! It’s a bit underwh...
Tags: Music, Pandora, Guest Post, Reddit, Music Business, Music Tech, Digital Music, Company, ERC, Emusic, Bandcamp, EMU, David Gerard, eMusic Tokens

Hyundai enters WRC driver Dani Sordo in ERC Rally Zlin

Hyundai will enter its factory World Rally Championship driver Dani Sordo on the Czech round of the European Rally Championship in Zlin next month
Tags: Sport, Hyundai, ERC, WRC, World Rally Championship, Dani Sordo, Autosport, Zlín, ERC Rally Zlin

From mini-organs to ultrafast filming: ERC invests in early career researchers

(European Research Council) Why is the world so green? What can we eat to prevent dementia? Are our eyes really the windows to our personalities? 403 talented early career researchers have been awarded European Research Council grants to answer such questions. Scientists will benefit from EUR603 million in total to create their own research teams and conduct pioneering projects. The grants are part of the 'excellent science' pillar of the EU's current Research and Innovation programme, Horizon 2...
Tags: Eu, ERC, European Research Council

Coinbase CTO says the company is like a mullet

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is the go-to place for buying and exchanging cryptocurrencies — as long as you’re fine sticking to Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash. But Coinbase is actively looking at adding support for additional cryptocurrencies, Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan said at TechCrunch Sessions: Blockchain today in Zug, Switzerland. In June, Coinbase announced it would expand its support for just four cryptocurrencies to five, to include Ethereum Classic (ETC) “in the c...
Tags: Travel, Coinbase, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Srinivasan, Cto, ERC, Zug Switzerland, Balaji Srinivasan, Coinbase CTO, Srinivasan Srinivasan, Andreessen Horowitz Before, Coinbase Srinivasan, CTO Srinivasan

Blockchainpreneur: ‘I don’t know any good Ethereum developer that isn’t a millionaire’

The initial coin offering (ICO) market has grown rapidly over the past year, specifically since mid-2017. Several successful ICOs, including Bancor, EOS, and Tezos have raised billions of dollars through bitcoin and Ether (the native cryptocurrency of Ethereum). ICO tokens are particularly appealing to users of the Ethereum network because ICO tokens can be stored in Ethereum wallets which are compatible with the ERC 20 token standard. Every crypto-token available in the market has initiated an ...
Tags: Startups, Tech, Ethereum, ERC, Syndication, Tezos, Hard Fork, Bancor EOS

Can we tell black holes apart?

Astrophysicists at Goethe University Frankfurt, and collaborators in the ERC-funded project BlackHoleCam in Bonn and Nijmegen have created and compared self-consistent and realistic images of the shadow of an accreting supermassive black hole. The goal was to test if Einsteinian black holes can be distinguished from those in alternative theories of gravity.
Tags: Frankfurt, Bonn, ERC, Nijmegen, Goethe University

WIRTW #501 (the “fireflies” edition)

According to a recent study, going to concerts adds years to your life. If this is true (and who am I to argue with science), then last Thursday should propel me into triple digits. We went to see our fav, Rhett Miller, who invited Norah to share the stage and duet with him. I learned 4 things watching Norah: She’s got nerves of steel (which I kind of already knew). Her performance belies her 11 years of age (which is also kind of already knew). She can hold her own with a 30-year veteran of th...
Tags: Minnesota, Law, Senate, Fbi, Nlrb, Joe, Rhett Miller, ERC, Engadget, Eric Meyer, OSHA, Krebs, Rhett, NIOSH, Jon Hyman, Norah

ERC advanced grants: CNRS in the lead among European institutions

(CNRS) The European Research Council (ERC) has announced the recipients of its 2017 Advanced Grants, awarded to experienced male and female researchers well known in their fields. In total, across all disciplines, 269 projects were selected, including 34 hosted in France. With its 15 winners, the CNRS leads the pack: 15% of the candidates it hosts were accepted, while the success rate for all European candidates combined was 12%.
Tags: France, ERC, CNRS, European Research Council ERC

ERC Rally Azores: Alexey Lukyanuk wins season opener

Sometime World Rally driver Alexey Lukyanuk started his 2018 European Rally Championship title pursuit with victory in the Azores Rally, beating local hero Ricardo Moura
Tags: Sport, ERC, Autosport, Alexey Lukyanuk, ERC Rally Azores, Azores Rally

Bacteria under your feet

(European Research Council) In cooperation with Universidad Rey Juan Carlos - URJCAn international team of researchers, including ERC grantee Fernando T. Maestre from Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC), pieced together a global atlas of soil bacteria. The study, published today in Science, identifies some five hundred species of dominant bacteria living in soils worldwide. The findings, based on EU-funded research, could open new paths to improve soil fertility and increase agricultural producti...
Tags: Eu, Fernando, ERC, European Research Council, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos URJCAn, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos URJC

Catalonia polls close after voters turn out in force – live updates

Polls suggest region is set for hung parliament, with pro-independence ERC vying for first place with unionist Citizens party. Follow the latest developments‘I voted with my conscience’: Catalans more resigned than expectant All you need to know about the Catalonia election 7.28pm GMT Another reminder to treat this forecast with extreme caution, says Guardian Madrid correspondent Sam Jones:“I don’t think anyone here trusts polls/exit polls any more. Many were convinced Podemos would leapfrog...
Tags: Europe, Spain, Catalonia, Barcelona, World news, Madrid, Citizens, ERC, Sam Jones, PSOE, La Vanguardia, Ciudadaons

Catalonia's voters await results in regional election - live

Polls suggest region is set for hung parliament, with pro-independence ERC vying for first place with unionist Citizens party. Follow the latest developments‘I voted with my conscience’: Catalans more resigned than expectant All you need to know about the Catalonia election 4.26pm GMT Welcome to the Guardian’s live coverage of Catalonia’s snap regional election, triggered in late October by the Spanish prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, as Madrid took control of the region in the wake of its ill...
Tags: Europe, Spain, Catalonia, World news, Mariano Rajoy, Madrid, Citizens, ERC, Catalan Republican Left

Opinion: UK research in troubled political times

The clock is ticking for the UK in terms of research funding from the EU. Horizon 2020, the current framework programme, has provided an increasingly important source of funds for universities in the UK. Until recently, despite the uncertainties surrounding the UK’s preparations to withdraw from the EU, UK-based researchers were still being encouraged to apply for H2020 funding. But earlier this month an explicit warning shot was fired across the researchers’ bows. Now, although UK-based ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Eu, University, Home Office, Cambridge, Switzerland, Croatia, University of Cambridge, ERC, Creative Commons Attribution, EU UK, Churchill College, European Research Council 's Scientific Council, Dame Athene Donald, Hermann Bondi Lecture

Kajetan Kajetanowicz wins third European Rally Championship title

Kajetan Kajetanowicz secured a record breaking third European Rally Championship title in a row despite retiring just after a helicopter crash caused the cancellation of SS11 of Rally Latvia
Tags: Sport, ERC, Kajetan Kajetanowicz, Autosport

ERC Latvia: Helicopter crash causes stage cancellation

A stage of the final European Rally Championship round in Latvia has been cancelled following a helicopter crash
Tags: Sport, Latvia, ERC, Autosport

Engineering Research Center Will Help Expand Use of Therapies Based on Living Cells

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded nearly $20 million to a consortium of universities to support a new engineering research center (ERC) that will work closely with industry and clinical partners to develop transformative tools and technologies for the consistent, scalable and low-cost production of high-quality living therapeutic cells.
Tags: Science, ERC, National Science Foundation NSF

ERC frontier research leaves its mark: 73 percent breakthroughs or major advances

The European Research Council's blue sky research continues to make an impact, as demonstrated in a new independent study, published today, which looked at the outputs of ERC projects. Overall confirming the outcome of last year's study, 73 percent of projects evaluated have made breakthroughs or major scientific advances. The report found that the ERC is achieving its goals of funding high-risk/high-gain projects and interdisciplinary frontier research.
Tags: Science, ERC, European Research Council

Loomia is a Brooklyn-based startup that wants your clothes to be smarter — and it's using the blockchain to do it

Loomia makes a thin, almost weightless fabric that has electrical components built in. It can be touch-sensitive, or emit heat or light. The 3-year-old startup partners with other companies to add its tech-enabled textile to products like apparel or shoes.  Loomia is announcing a token sale, which will eventually let customers profit off their clothes by selling the data Loomia's sensors collect back to apparel makers, then collect rewards that are redeemable on the blockchain.  In Loomia's wo...
Tags: Google, New York, US, Trends, Brooklyn, North Face, ERC, Gore Tex, Liriano, Madison Maxey, Maxey, Balmain Powerbeats, Loomia, Janett Liriano, Gadget Loomia

CCMP to buy Eating Recovery Center

CCMP Capital Advisors LP said Aug. 30 that it has agreed to buy a controlling stake in Eating Recovery Center. Financial terms weren’t announced. Lee Equity Partners and certain other investors were the sellers. Eating Recovery provides specialized treatment for individuals with eating disorders. Antares Capital LP and Golub Capital Markets LLC are providing financing. Ropes & Gray acted as legal counsel to CCMP. Moelis & Company served as financial adviser to ERC and Lee Equity, while Perkins C...
Tags: Europe, New York, London, Trends, United States, Healthcare, North America, Company, ERC, Weiner, Ropes Gray, Perkins Coie, New York Houston, Lee Equity Partners, PE Deals, Eating Recovery Center

European Rally Junior U28 title earns Griebel 2018 WRC outing

German driver Marijan Griebel has won a World Rally Championship outing in 2018 by clinching the European Rally Championship's Junior Under 28 title at Rally Zlin
Tags: Sport, ERC, WRC, Griebel, Autosport, Marijan Griebel

I worked the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend, eh?

About a month ago, I added the Elmira (ON) Radio Club (ERC) to the list of clubs that get my monthly newsletter. Shortly after, they sent me a copy of the July 2017 newsletter, which included the ad at right for the ERC Lighthouse Weekend, which is part of the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend. This is the third or fourth year that the ERC has hosted this event at the Point Clark lighthouse, on the eastern shore of Lake Huron. Well, as soon as I read this, I got excited about the e...
Tags: Google, Radio, Canada, Michigan, Cw, Special Events, Ann Arbor, PAUL, ERC, Clark, Silvia, Operating, Dan KB6NU, Illw, VE3ERC, International Lighthouse