Wednesday, October 18, 2017

MCP Trio

January 5, 2017 by  
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From New York City, the jazz capital of the world, the MCP Trio is ‘a band of musical brothers’ — their music, a hat tip to the time-honoured tradition of the piano trio. Steve Myerson (piano) Billy Carrión Jr (bass) and Jonathon Peretz (drums) probe those established boundaries to perform an impressive range of sui […]

Linus Torvalds: The Mind Behind Linux

January 1, 2017 by  
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Linus Torvalds transformed technology twice. First with the Linux kernel which helps power the internet, and again with Git, a version control system (VCS) for tracking changes in computer files and co-ordinating work on those files among multiple people. It’s primarily used for software development but it can be used to keep track of changes […]

CHB Gateway Giants™: Angela Payne

December 21, 2016 by  
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Agri-lab Co-Products Ltd supply specialised tissues, placenta, offals, organs and glands dissected and prepared to order for pharmaceutical and nutraceutical companies. It has been servicing this market since 1998. They are the world’s largest processor of placenta for dietary supplement and cosmetic purposes.

Brian Sweeney: The New Zealand Story

December 14, 2016 by  
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Brian Sweeney is the New York-based Chairman of SweeneyVesty, a global corporate communications company founded in Wellington, New Zealand in 1987 with Jane Vesty, an international leader in Public Relations. He is dedicated to the idea of New Zealand exporting its services, innovation and creativity, and to the related positioning and communications New Zealand must […]

Christopher Ledbetter: Author

December 8, 2016 by  
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‘Drawn’ was Chris Ledbetter’s debut Young Adult’s novel, one in which “all his sixteen year-old [main] character Cameron Shade thinks about is art. That, and for Farrah Spangled to view him as more than just a friend. To impress her, Cameron sketches her portrait into a mysterious sketch book. He gets a shock when the […]

Suzanne Barakat: Islamophobia Killed My Brother. Let’s End the Hate

November 7, 2016 by  
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On February 10, 2015, Suzanne Barakat’s brother Deah, her sister-in-law Yusor and Yusor’s sister Razan were murdered by their neighbor in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The perpetrator’s story, that he killed them over a traffic dispute, went unquestioned by the media and police until Suzanne Barakat spoke out at a press conference, calling the murders […]

Anil Dash: Holding to Account

January 15, 2015 by  
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ThinkUp co-founder and tech blogger Anil Dash questions what happens to our civic discourse when our online conversations occur under the terms of service of a small group of privately-owned tech companies whose sense of civic-mindedness is questionable at best? Are we part of the problem by not being part of the solution?

Tanya Dillon-Iremonger: Businesswoman/Jetsprint Racer

August 27, 2014 by  
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H. M. Stanley is immortalised by his words “Dr Livingstone I presume?” It was like that the first time I met Tanya Dillon-Iremonger tho’ I recall it was more like, “Do you know my friend Amy in Sydney?” Fortunately for me, providing Amy’s surname also proved to be the right oil for a quick turn […]

Bruce Lynch: Producer/Arranger and Musician

February 1, 2014 by  
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Bruce Lynch is an accomplished performer, composer and arranger with experience in many genres including classical guitar, composition and orchestration. Early in his career he performed studio and live work on bass (electric and acoustic) for jazz, rock and orchestra ensembles. He was an arranger for big bands and orchestras for TV and Radio and […]

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