Petrolicious
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Citroen had recently purchased financially-troubled Maserati, and went about exercising their engine expertise not long afterward. The SM was the successful product of this union between France and Italy, receiving the innovative hydropneumatic system first introduced in the DS, as well as a V6 motor engineered and built by Maserati. At the time of its release, the SM was the fastest front-wheel-drive car in the world. And to maintain the adequate amount of steering feedback necessary to drive at high speeds for long periods of time, Citroen equipped SMs with an early form of variable power steering; at low speeds the wheel would turn lock-to-lock with much less resistance than it would traveling along the road, making it as easy to park as it was to accurately control at highway speed. The cutting-edge styling of the SM really started to embody that adjective; hard lines and distinct angles make up the unique look of the car, which at once harkens back to the DS in the way the car sort of launches up and out from the rearmost corners, and yet carves out its own presence too, never to be considered an update or a “re-imagining.
Windows Blog
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The Sun Daily
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KUANTAN: The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) headquarters has denied an incident in which new RMAF officers were allegedly abused and beaten up in Kuantan in a social media posting which went viral today. "The RMAF has been informed. The top management will never allow such an incident to occur and an investigation will be conducted," it said in a statement here today. A social media posting by an RMAF officer claimed the incident involved the orientation of new officers and that there was abuse of power by higher-ups, as well. The complainant alleged the incident involved graduate officers who reported at their respective units according to their expertise, and the incident was believed to have taken place during dinner and prayer breaks. The complainant also named two officers who were accused of being irresponsible and dishonest in carrying out their duties and that the base commander was not aware of the incident. — Bernama
Mondoweiss
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The Sun Daily
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PETALING JAYA: Incoming Auditor General (AG) Tan Sri Madinah Mohamad's marital ties to an Umno politician should not be used to judge her ability to do her job impartially. Public Accounts Committee vice-chairman Tan Seng Giaw said people should instead wait and see for themselves how Madinah will perform in her new post. "She is a person of her own right with her own expertise. She is a woman of her own mind. If her husband is something else, that's on him. "You judge her on her performance. The questions that should be asked are if she can bring the Auditor General's Department's (AGD) standards up to international level, and if she can carry out her duties fairly and effectively," Tan told theSun when contacted. Tan, who is DAP's Kepong MP, said the most important thing is for Madinah to continue the good work by outgoing AG Tan Sri Ambrin Buang.
The Sun Daily
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PETALING JAYA: Incoming Auditor General (AG) Tan Sri Madinah Mohamad's marital ties to an Umno politician should not be used to judge her ability to perform. Public Accounts Committee vice-chairman Tan Seng Giaw said people should instead wait and see for themselves how Madinah will perform in her new post. "She is a person of her own right with her own expertise. She is a woman of her own mind. If her husband is something else, that's on him. "You judge her on her performance. The questions that should be asked are if she can bring the Auditor General's Department's (AGD) standards up to international level, and if she can carry out her duties fairly and effectively," Tan told theSun when contacted. Tan, who is DAP's Kepong MP, said the most important thing is for Madinah to continue the good work by outgoing AG Tan Sri Ambrin Buang. He said the AGD had already detected billions of ringgit in wastage and leakage throughout its various audits and these are only the government departments and agencies that are being scrutinised for the time being.
Phys.Org
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Are experts more intelligent than non-experts or do they just work harder? And why do some people reach high levels of expertise, while others just remain amateurs? These are some of the questions that cognitive scientists have tried to answer for more than a century. Now our new research on chess players has started untangling the problem.
HubSpot Marketing Blog
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Advertisers and marketers have access to more data in 2017 than ever before, but does that make it easier, or more difficult to act decisively? According to new data from Brand Innovators , 36% of social marketers struggle to "distill data into insights and actions." Despite having an unprecedented amount of data at their disposal, many marketing teams and agencies still lack the resources and business expertise necessary to turn that information into campaign decisions. So what can we do to improve our realtionship with data in 2017? The team at Unified created an infographic examining the top data challenges facing social advertisers today, and exploring the ways marketers can start leveraging data more effectively this year. Check out the infographic below and start planning your data plan. Infographic by Unified
The Sun Daily
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The company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and lists IBM, Ford, Panasonic, Boeing and Deutsche Bank among its clients. In his speech earlier, Lim welcomed the investment which he said will nurture talent and create high income jobs. He said the Luxoft Automotive Software University (LASU) three-month program initiative aimed to create more than 400 software development engineers in the state. He said the investment was "critical" for the development of Penang as it brought in high level technological expertise. "This is a big investment for Penang," he said.
Open Culture
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Power is derived from 2 main sourcesmoney and people. “Have-Nots” must build power from flesh and blood. 2. “Never go outside the expertise of your people.” It results in confusion, fear and retreat. Feeling secure adds to the backbone of anyone. 3. “Whenever possible, go outside the expertise of the enemy.” Look for ways to increase insecurity, anxiety and uncertainty. 4. “Make the enemy live up to its own book of rules.” If the rule is that every letter gets a reply, send 30,000 letters. You can kill them with this because no one can possibly obey all of their own rules. 5. “Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon.” There is no defense. It’s irrational. It’s infuriating. It also works as a key pressure point to force the enemy into concessions. 6. “A good tactic is one your people enjoy.” Theyll keep doing it without urging and come back to do more.
Mind Shift
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She’s not convinced the WIT strategies that she’s helped develop for New York City’s Renewal Schools is the only way to see pronounced growth in studentswriting abilities. It could just be that identifying and actively trying to fill gaps in writing, no matter how it’s done, is enough. She’s also skeptical that a software program could find and remediate weaknesses in writing. The processes she has witnessed are very human-based, requiring a teacher’s expertise. Principal Scanlon also thought it might be hard for a computer program to yield the same results. He pointed out that software can give a teacher a lot of data, but how he or she uses that data is much more important. He believes that requiring teacher teams to do cycles of inquiry into their studentsskills, while providing them with support and ideas for closing gaps, serves the important purpose of helping teachers grow, too.
The Iran Project
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The trade between two countries is expanding rapidly. We are confident that this development will further the cause of increasing trade and benefit the maritime industry in both countries,” said Mr. Sinha. A customer meeting was also organised by IRClass – at which sharing of IRClasscapabilities and expertise took place with senior representatives from the Iranian maritime community. IRClass has also been engaged with Iranian Classification Society and had signed a MOU for co-operation in January 2015.
BBC News 24
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We have been working very closely with that independent organisation. We are now attending their board meetings and are able to work much more strategically and I have spoken at length so I won't repeat it, Mr Speaker, but those areas where we wish to see better customer service and we hope to bring forward some announcements shortly. I do agree with my honourable friend that voluntary organisations have huge insight and expertise that we can tap into and commend the work of Talk It Out in his constituency.
The Economic Times
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Forbes
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Consider taking the steps wine bar owner, Jake took took towards making a lucrative, personally satisfying transition towards more money for less work, leveraging his expertise and passionate interest.
Petrolicious
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TP : Given that it seems like you share some of the same views on certain cars, how well do you two work together as a restoration team? TL : We each have our areas of expertise. When it comes to car restoration, being a perfectionist can make things very difficult. In order to have something done properly, you probably have to do it yourself. That led me to learn how to fix mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical equipment. I also love working on upholstery, but I haven't yet learned how to use a sewing machine! AL : I believe we are pretty effective as a team, even though we definitely argue sometimes! I have always loved the visual aspect of automobiles, so I work on the bodies of the cars— the welding, hammering, painting etc. I started by assembling and creating scale models, then slowly moved on to painting and restoring classic cars. Now that I work professionally as a car designer for Alfa Romeo, I find that this hobby has helped me to understand shapes, volumes, and surfaces really well.
BBC News 24
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It is interesting, so much complexity and uncertainty around various options. Do we have the expertise in Whitehall? We know there has been a struggle to hire the right negotiators. The Guardian with the 6 billion figure and quote arriving from the former ambassador for the UK to the EU, thought it might take up to ten years to negotiate a deal.
The Economic Times
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Schools are formed in well-established disciplines. Centres are in subjects not well established, and are aimed at developing expertise as the subject grows in depth and relevance. “The biggest future inventions are going to be multidisciplinary,” says Lalbhai. The schools are organised around four related areas. Data, materials, biology and behaviour; energy, transport, education and food; air, water, land and forest; individual and community, civilisation and constitution. The three centres are for heritage management, for learning futures and the venture studio. The centre for heritage management is an unusual experiment, based on the premise that India has a lot of heritage but few professionals to manage it. Ahmedabad itself has many heritage sites. The university centre, however, does not study just tangible heritage like museums, art galleries and buildings.
BBC Parliament
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Secondly, we need to nurture capacity in the civil service. Inevitably, white or expertise in the EU and in trade negotiations if limited. -- Whitehall expertise. The Secretary of State recently pointed we should not worry, the full-service court will another 1940, but that misses the point. At the civil service be better prepared, the pursuit of war in 1940 would have gone a whole lot better.
Channel 4
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So what qualifies you to be a foreign policy adviser if it had nothing to do with Russia, where you had lived for many years? I have worked on foreign policy issues, energy and trade issues, and tens of billions of dollars of transactions globally. What I'm trying to get out, how can you be a foreign policy adviser of one area which your expertise, Russia, and not have that as part of the deal.
BBC One Wales
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The Welsh Government is to build a £2.5 million facility next to Qioptiq's site to support the new work. The company has come a long way from its roots in Pilkington the glass maker. Having developed their skills over 51 years this company now has the expertise to create incredibly complex things like this thermal weapon in scope.
Petrolicious
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Oldtimer Studio consistently churns out high-quality work, whether that be in the form of customer cars or one of their own 150+ projects which they commonly sell through European auction houses at events like Rétromobile. Almost the entire restoration process is undertaken in-house to achieve the appropriately strict quality-control necessary for work at this level; metal bodywork, sandblasting, paint, upholstery, engine, gearbox, electrical wiring, brightwork, pretty much everything, all done by one of the 50+ team members that make up the extensive overall expertise that comes from backgrounds in engineering, welding, painting, electrical, mechanical, you get the idea. Oldtimer Studio isn't interested in churning out half-assed restorations of whatever the current it' car is in the eyes of those who trade in and out in pursuit of a quick payday.
The Event Chronicle
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Much of seventh-floor staff, who work for the Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources and the Counselor offices, were told today that their services were no longer needed. These staffers in particular are often the conduit between the secretary’s office to the country bureaus, where the regional expertise is centered. Inside the State Department, some officials fear that this is a politically-minded purge that cuts out much-needed expertise from the policy-making, rather than simply reorganizing the bureaucracy. There are clear signals being sent that many key foreign policy portfolios will be controlled directly by the White House, rather than through the professional diplomats. Not a single State Department official was included in the White House meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this week. Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner – who has no regional expertise or diplomatic experience – had a greater role in the meeting than the Senate-confirmed secretary of State.
PC Pro
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Since every user gets their provision from the same cloud repository, they always have the latest versions of the software supplied by the school or college. Implementing new features will be equally uncomplicated. This is why C-Learning promotes a “cloud-first” strategy to help schools and colleges make the transition, arguing that the switch to the cloud should be central to any development plan and planned IT upgrades. The company’s G Suite for Education Accelerator service provides schools and colleges with assistance when setting up their cloud services to make sure they’re using their services in the shortest time possible. One of the key ways this assistance is delivered is through professional development and training. C-Learning helps schools build internal expertise in G Suite and to understand the impact its usage will have on learning and teaching.