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Vint Cerf 'No Longer Contagious' With Covid-19 (slashdot)

DevNull127 writes: Good news — VA Public Health has certified my wife and me as no longer contagious with COVID19," tweeted 76-year-old Vint Cerf, one of the creators of the modern internet. He added one word. "Recovering!" It seemed especially appropriate that Cerf shared his news online — and that it drew positive responses from grateful people around the world, including several who use the internet in their daily lives. Cerf's tweet immediately drew positive responses from the Internet So...
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Vint Cerf 'No Longer Contagious' With Covid-19

DevNull127 writes: Good news — VA Public Health has certified my wife and me as no longer contagious with COVID19," tweeted 76-year-old Vint Cerf, one of the creators of the modern internet. He added one word. "Recovering!" It seemed especially appropriate that Cerf shared his news online — and that it drew positive responses from grateful people around the world, including several who use the internet in their daily lives. Cerf's tweet immediately drew positive responses from the Internet So...
Tags: Google, Tech, Associated Press, University of Pittsburgh, Georgetown, Cerf, Vint Cerf, FRANK BAJAK, VA Public Health, Cloud Native Computing Foundation YouTube, Centre Cerf


Wondering again about pace and number of federal sentencings after another Varsity Blues defendant gets imprisonment term

This AP article, headlined "Mother Sentenced to 7 Months in College Admissions Scam," reports on the high-profile federal sentencing that went forward in Boston by video conference yesterday.  Here are the basics: A California woman was sentenced Tuesday to seven months in prison for paying bribes to rig her two daughters' college admissions exams and get one of them into Georgetown University as a fake tennis recruit. In an unusual hearing held via videoconference due to the coronavirus pandem...
Tags: Law, California, Boston, US, Ap, Doj, Justice Department, Georgetown, Georgetown University, Gorton, Palo Alto California, Henriquez, Douglas A Berman, US Sentencing Commission, Federal Defenders, Prez Trump


A temporary-housing startup backed by Airbnb is aiding in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic by offering discounts to displaced students and healthcare workers

Zeus, a temporary-housing startup backed by Airbnb, is offering discounts to displaced students and healthcare workers amid the coronavirus pandemic. The platform serves people in six major metro areas: San Francisco, Boston, New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, and Washington, DC Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Zeus, a company that offers temporary housing on a monthly basis, is using its platform to help students and healthcare workers in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic...
Tags: Washington, China, Boston, US, San Francisco, Trends, Harvard, Beijing, Washington Dc, Airbnb, Michigan, NHL, Seattle, Zeus, Business Insider, Georgetown


Georgetown sophomore Mac McClung to enter 2020 NBA draft, but will maintain eligibility

Georgetown guard Mac McClung decides to enter the 2020 NBA draft.
Tags: News, Sports, Nba, Georgetown, Mac McClung


Georgetown sophomore Mac McClung declares for 2020 NBA Draft

Georgetown sophomore Mac McClung told ESPN Jonathan Givony that he’s declaring for the 2020 NBA Draft. McClung first came to national prominence when his high school highlights blew up on YouTube: In his second season at Georgetown, McClung averaged 15.7 points and 1.4 steals per game. A foot injury in late-January kept McClung out of
Tags: News, Sports, Nba, Espn, Georgetown, McClung, Jonathan Givony, Mac McClung, Georgetown McClung


Revisiting the first of many iconic MJ moments

Michael Jordan launched his own legacy and secured that of coaching icon Dean Smith with a title-winning shot over Georgetown in the Superdome.
Tags: News, Sports, Michael Jordan, Georgetown, Dean Smith


From the Archives: On Quiet Creativity

I’ve been writing posts for calnewport.com since July, 2007. This was soon after I finished all of my coursework and qualifiers for my doctorate at MIT, which I had tackled concurrently with writing and publishing my first two books. Which is all to say that by the summer of 2007 it suddenly seemed like I had a lot of free time on my hands. My solution to this state of affairs? This blog. In recent days, in a fit of nostalgia, I’ve begun browsing my voluminous archive. I thought it might fun to...
Tags: College, Uncategorized, Mit, Georgetown


Managing Director – Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics

The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown University seeks a full-time Managing Director. The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown University seeks a full-time Managing Director. Founded in 2012 by co-directors Derek Goldman and Amb. Cynthia Schneider with a mission to harness the power of performance to humanize global politics, The Lab is a joint signature initiative of the School of Foreign Service and Georgetown College. The Lab h...
Tags: Art, Jobs, Washington Dc, Georgetown, Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service, Derek Goldman, Amb Cynthia Schneider, Georgetown College The Lab, TCG ITI, Global Fellows Program


Meet a Visiting Cartoonist: Spain's Tomás Serrano

by Mike Rhode Tomás Serrano visited Washington recently just as the city was shutting down from the coronavirus. We were still able to meet and chat about his work with local cartoonists Matt Wuerker and Mike Jenkins, although this interview was done by email later. Tomás is temporarily living in America and cartooning via long distance. What type of comic work or cartooning do you do? Several types. At 25, I got my paid to start doing caricatures for a local newspap...
Tags: Comics, Interview, Abc, Washington, White House, US, America, Spain, Capitol Hill, University Of Chicago, States, Dc, Caricature, Woody Allen, Smith, Charles Chaplin


Time for Experts

In this novel crisis, we in media and online need to shift much of our attention away from trying to eradicate disinformation (and how’s that going?) to spend more of our time and resources once again finding and amplifying good information — authoritative information from experts. That is why I am maintaining and immersing myself in my COVID Twitter list of 500 epidemiologists, virologists, physicians, researchers, NGOs, and selected specialist journalists. I have been taking in their c...
Tags: Google, Expertise, Facebook, Publishing, UK, California, Senate, Uncategorized, Journalism, Harvard, Atlantic, Yale, New York Times, Silicon Valley, Fox News, Boris Johnson


CBS Airing Classic NCAA Tournament Games This Weekend To Help Fans Cope With No March Madness

(CBS Local)- The spread of the coronavirus has led to the postponement and, in some cases, cancellation of many tentpole sporting events over the last several weeks. One of those that is being felt particularly hard these days is the cancellation of this year’s Division I men’s basketball tournament, which in a normal world, would have kicked off its first round of games yesterday. To help fans cope, CBS announced today that they will be airing six classic NCAA Tournament games this Saturday and...
Tags: Kentucky, Virginia, Kansas, Cbs, Only CBS, Ncaa, Houston, CBS Sports, North Carolina, Memphis, Duke, College Basketball, Ncaa Tournament, Georgetown, NC State, Villanova Wildcats


Coronavirus prompts the DMV to require appointments for its offices

Q. Can you investigate the possibility of the Department of Motor Vehicles extending the due date for seniors’ driver-license renewals, for which going into the office is mandatory? I find it nearly impossible to even get an appointment. And with the concerns of the coronavirus and the long, crowded lines at the DMV … – Joan Spence, Laguna Niguel A. Here is how Tom Noyes of Laguna Beach put it to Honk: “It is a fact that seniors are the most affected and are dying. I feel it is not in any senior...
Tags: News, California, Sport, Soccer, DMV, Driving, Gavin Newsom, Trump, Georgetown, Johnson Johnson, Department of Motor Vehicles, Laguna Beach, Greenstein, Florida Back, Seward Johnson, Honk


Shashi Bellamkonda Joins Leap As Head of Marketing

Shashi Bellamkonda is joining Leap, the digital point of sale solution for home service businesses, as the company’s new Vice President of Marketing. This union brings together a leader in the small business marketing space with an exciting startup that wants to make a major impact for home service providers. Shashi Bellamkonda Joins Leap As Head of Marketing Bellamkonda has more than 18 years of experience working with small businesses and technology companies. For example, he has previously...
Tags: Sales, CMO, Georgetown, HVAC, Leap, Small Business Trends, Small Business News, Shashi Bellamkonda, Bellamkonda, Leap Bellamkonda, Joining Leap


Missing March Madness? NCAA Releases Bracket Of Best NCAA Tournament Moments

(CBS Local)- Today is a bit of a bittersweet day for sports fans. If there wasn’t an ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the first round of the men’s NCAA Tournament would have begun today at sites around the country. Recognizing that fans are likely feeling a bit down and starved for basketball or any good news at the moment, the NCAA has put together a bracket of the best moments in tournament history to entertain fans. To celebrate our past tournaments, we're launching a bracket that pits some...
Tags: Florida, Kentucky, Virginia, Sports, Indiana, Arizona, Michael Jordan, Wisconsin, Kansas, Ncaa, Auburn, Michigan, Cinderella, Nevada, Houston, Syracuse


Penang Malasia February 15 to March 7th

We were so fortunate to book a Home Exchange at 8 Gurney in Penang. We had the entire 6000 sq. ft. 17th floor penthouse to ourselves Lazy days spent at the pool soaking the sun up at Batu Ferringhi Beach and exploring Georgetown an UNESCO Wo
Tags: Travel, Unesco, Georgetown, Gurney, Batu Ferringhi Beach


Here's the full memo from advertising holding company IPG saying all its offices will stay open amid coronavirus outbreak

As the coronavirus impacts workplaces around the world, ad agency holding company IPG said its offices would stay open for business, though employees can ask managers to work from home. IPG encouraged staff to take steps to comply with local regulations and minimize risk, such as avoiding large meetings and staggering work schedules. One of IPG's agencies, Weber Shandwick, confirmed that two employees at its New York headquarters had been exposed to someone who later tested positive for the vi...
Tags: Asia, New York, Cdc, US, Trends, Weber Shandwick, Tokyo, North America, Martin Luther King Jr, Publicis, WPP, Michael Roth, Georgetown, Roth, IPG, Dentsu


A top Netflix exec breaks down its upcoming push into home and property shows, the company's next major reality-TV focus (NFLX)

Netflix's next big push in reality TV will be in the home-renovation and property space, the company's head of unscripted content told Business Insider.  The company has been in production on a few home-makeover and property shows that will test different formats. "You'll see a lot of home or property shows coming up in the next year," Brandon Riegg, vice president of nonfiction series and comedy specials, said Click here for more BI Prime stories. Netflix has landed a string of reality-TV hi...
Tags: Trends, Netflix, Martin Luther King Jr, Georgetown, NFLX, Brandon Riegg, Riegg


Ask the author: Lawyers’ law – Those who helped the Supreme Court shape the environmental law of the land

The following is a series of questions posed by Ronald Collins to Richard Lazarus in connection with Lazarus’ new book, “The Rule of Five: Making Climate History at the Supreme Court” (The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2020). Lazarus is the Howard and Katherine Aibel Professor of Law at Harvard University, where he teaches environmental law, natural resources law, Supreme Court advocacy and torts. His previous works include “The Making of Environmental Law” (2004) and “Environmental...
Tags: Florida, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Obama, Congress, White House, Massachusetts, Court, Book Reviews, Chicago, United States, Harvard University, Paris, Warren, Epa


Netflix's unscripted boss explains the strategy that's led to a string of reality-TV hits like 'Cheer' and 'Love Is Blind' — and his next big bet (NFLX)

Netflix content exec Brandon Riegg is leading the streaming service's rise in reality TV. His strategy is two-fold: Find a few projects in every genre in the unscripted category — which can span food, competition, dating, auto, home makeover, docuseries, and more — and push producers to bring something new to the table, like compelling formats or subject matters. He's also experimenting with staggered release schedules for reality series that have elimination rounds and other overarching narra...
Tags: UK, Nbc, Abc, US, America, Trends, Netflix, John Legend, Voice, Ted Sarandos, Martin Luther King Jr, Georgetown, Marie Kondo, NFLX, Rochelle King, Jeff Gaspin


The Best Scene in ‘The Exorcist III’ Makes a Strong Case for Jump Scares

(Welcome to  Scariest Scene Ever , a column dedicated to the most pulse-pounding moments in horror. In this edition: An iconic scene from The Exorcist III single handily proves the merit of the jump scare.) The jump scare gets a bad rap. One of horror’s most oft-used tools is the equivalent of a cinematic magic trick, an artform of misdirection to create an abrupt fear response. There’s nothing like a perfectly executed jump scare to make your heart skip a beat. Yet, like most tools, relyi...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Features, Georgetown, Dyer, George C Scott, Regan, Scott Wilson, Damien Karras Jason Miller, William Peter Blatty, Brad Dourif, Karras, Featured Stories Sidebar, The Exorcist III, Blatty, Kinderman


No. 14 Villanova holds on to beat Georgetown 70-69

Villanova clinched at least second place in the Big East Conference on Saturday when Jermaine Samuels had a 3-point play with 5.6 seconds left and the Wildcats survived a late scare to defeat Georgetown 70-69. They finished with a three-way share of the regular-season title when Creighton defeated Seton Hall later in the day. Samuels was fouled on a drive by Georgetown's Jamorko Pickett and Qudus Wahab blocked the shot.
Tags: News, Villanova, Georgetown, Seton Hall, Wildcats, Samuels, Creighton, Georgetown Hoyas, Big East Conference, Jermaine Samuels, Jamorko Pickett, Qudus Wahab


Previous coronavirus daily briefing updates, March 2-4

Current daily briefings on the coronavirus can be found here. Scroll below to read previous reports, listed in eastern time.Click here for previous briefings on the coronavirus dating back to Feb. 27. The first presumptive positive case of coronavirus in New Jersey has been announced by Gov. Phil Murphy. The male in his 30s has been hospitalized since Tuesday in Bergen County, which is in northern Jersey and encompasses a part of the state just across the Hudson River from Manhattan and the Bron...
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How to make money on Twitch, TikTok sponsorship rates, and Olivia Jade's return to influencer marketing

Welcome to this week's Influencer Dashboard newsletter! This is Amanda Perelli, and I'll be briefing you on what's new in the business of influencers and creators. Before we get started, I want to first introduce a colleague who will be appearing more frequently in this newsletter moving forward: Kevin Webb! Kevin has been covering gaming for Business Insider and he'll be digging into the business of esports and gaming influencers. This week, Kevin spoke to top Twitch streamers who broke down ...
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No. 11 Creighton lets 3s fly in 91-76 win over Georgetown

Mitch Ballock was all but invisible the last time Creighton played Georgetown. Ballock made a season-high six 3-pointers and finished with 20 points to lead the 11th-ranked Bluejays' barrage from beyond the arc in a 91-76 win over the Hoyas. ''That's just how the ball falls,'' Ballock said.
Tags: News, Georgetown, Hoyas, Creighton, Georgetown Hoyas, Bluejays, Mitch Ballock, Ballock, Georgetown Ballock


Reddit and Twitter users are lashing out at Robinhood's back-to-back service outages. Here's what they're saying.

Robinhood experienced its second straight daily outage during Tuesday's hectic trading session, prompting fresh backlash from clients online. Markets slipped as the day progressed as investors mulled the Federal Reserve's first emergency rate cut since the 2008 financial crisis. The discount brokerage experienced a "system-wide outage" during most of Monday's session after an infrastructure issue locked users out of their accounts. The Tuesday error restored by 11:54 a.m. ET, according to a Ro...
Tags: Trends, Reddit, Ubs, Federal Reserve, Electric, Goldman, Notre Dame, Robinhood, Martin Luther King Jr, Georgetown, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Tesla GM, Waymo


No. 11 Creighton looks to avoid second loss to Georgetown

One of the nation's hottest teams for more than a month, Creighton must respond from what it hopes was just a humbling bump in the road. The 11th-ranked Bluejays look to rebound from their second-worst loss of the season while trying to avenge an earlier loss to Georgetown when the two teams meet Wednesday night in the Big East battle in Omaha, Neb. Entering last weekend with a five-game winning streak having won nine of its past 10 games, Creighton (22-7, 11-5 in Big East) essentially cont...
Tags: News, Omaha, College Basketball, Georgetown, Big East, Creighton, Bluejays


One-time DC home of JFK lists for $4.675M

The former Georgetown home of John F. Kennedy was recently renovated by architect Richard Foster and custom builder Tom Glass.
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One-time Washington, DC home of JFK lists for $4.675M

The former Georgetown home of John F. Kennedy was recently renovated by architect Richard Foster and custom builder Tom Glass.
Tags: Design, Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Washington Dc, Listing, John F. Kennedy, Agent, Jfk, Georgetown, Richard Foster, Rooftop Terrace, Sotheby's International Realty, Heated Floors


An internal Microsoft memo tells employees to talk to managers about coronavirus travel concerns — and some employees say it's not enough (MSFT)

Microsoft Executive Vice President Kurt DelBene sent an email to employees on Monday instructing them to discuss with their manager any concerns they might have with work travel amid the spread of coronavirus. Some Microsoft employees expressed concerns to Business Insider that the company's response is insufficient. Salesforce, for example, has paused nonessential travel for its 50,000 employees.  Microsoft has yet to respond to a request for more information, but DelBene in his email said "g...
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