Suddenly! Pope Francis I on the cover of Rolling Stone

On the cover of the new issue of Rolling Stone - Pope Francis I. Title - A quote from the songs of Bob Dylan's "The Times - they are a-changin". Cover is not a formality, in the magazine a huge article devoted to the phenomenon of the new head of the Vatican. Jorge Mario Bergoglio election was a compromise for...

Microsoft may announce the name of the new CEO next week

As reported by site re / code, Microsoft CEO search comes to an end. The new head of the company is likely to announce next week. Who is it? Earlier, sources in the company said that for the position considered as internal candidates and external. Some time ago was considered the number one contender Alan Mulally Ford's head, but after...

So, what did it means to be a liberal?

Lima. - Like people, words change their content depending on time and place. Watch for these changes is very instructive, although sometimes such curiosity can cause us a lot of doubts. For example, the word "liberal." In the novel "Don Quixote" and other literary works of the era that word appears several times. What does it mean there? Man with...

Islamists are the same as in the past – punks?

Atlantico: What today is pushing young people to jihad? To what extent can we say that we are talking about a kind of protest movement? Michel Maffesoli: Such phenomena should not be viewed through the prism of his usual policy or geopolitics. Youth protest movements developed in the political conditions of the republic and democracy. For them, the goal was...

Silicon Valley: as in the days of the “new economy”

Silicon Valley is experiencing another boom. All shows exactly that: again, a host of jobs for programmers, the most talented of them get very good money; party organized enterprises computer industry regained its former scope, and real estate prices in Palo Alto and San Francisco beat all records. At the same time traffic jams have become commonplace there, and...

The Spanish team is ready for the Olympics in Sochi

In Sochi, sent a team of 20 members, the most representative in the history of the Winter Olympics. Suitcases almost collected. Our athletes are taking with them four years of hard training, hard work and unpleasant moments that are instantly forgotten as soon as the Spanish national team, consisting of 20 athletes will land in Sochi, the capital of Winter...

U.S. – again locomotive of the world economy?

According to the published results of the Davos World poll, held annually by PriceWaterhouseCoopers General Directors of commercial organizations in the world, forecasts for this year related to the global economy is looking more optimistic than last time. If the results of last poll, only 18% of respondents positively evaluated the dynamics of the world economy, and those who...

Series “Berlin Olympic” twelve for Sochi

On Tuesday evening, Berlin spent his team to the Games. Twelve athletes are in the German team, the country's capital - more than any other city. In this series we present athletes from Berlin. Calmly. As Russian politician. Clever rhetoric of all these discussions on human rights and other issues that arise around the upcoming Olympic Winter Games in Sochi....

Powermonkey expedition: modular charger travelers

Company Powertravelle developed a backup power source for all occasions Powermonkey Expedition , designed primarily for people, often spending time away from civilization. The apparatus has a modular construction. Basic cylinder block with aluminum case contains a lithium-ion polymer battery capacity of 10 500 mA • h The developer claims that its full charge will last for replenishing energy reserve...

Acer reports a fourth consecutive quarterly loss, but still can not understand what is wrong with the business

Looking at the quarterly report Acer, could not dismiss the folk wisdom: "Who is liquid soup and who pearl chalk." Particularly offensive was for Apple: the company reports a record sales and market capitalization leaches out of $ 40 billion! Here - Full bleak, weighed to the same, as we shall soon see, by the absence not only prospects,...