Vintage Frank Capra Autographed Studio Publicity Photo

Frank Capra was an Italian-American film director, producer and screenwriter who became the creative force behind some of the major award winning motion pictures of the 1930’s and 1940’s. Nominated for 6 Best Director Oscars and winning 3 in just a 5 year span, separate Capra from the rest. Frank Capra’s Best Director Academy Awards for “It Happened One Night,”1934 “Mr. Deeds Goes To Town,”1936 and “You Can’t Take It With You,”1938 are just indications of his brilliance. He claimed “I made some mistakes with drama.” “I thought drama was when the actor cried.” “Drama is when the audience cries!” A Lifetime Achievement Oscar shows Frank figured it out.   Capra wanted his films “to let every man, woman and child know that God loves them, that I love them and that peace and salvation will become a reality when they learn to love each other.” The messages he conveyed to his audience of “everyman” heroes triumphing over mercenary big business and big government have his classics resonate more than 80 years later. His 1934 first Best Director Oscar for “It Happened One Night,” was also the first film to win the top 5 awards. Best Film, Director, Screenwriting, Best […]

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Intent-Based Analytics: How can I use them Now?

AOS 2.1 is now available, and you can take advantage of our new technology that gives you service aware active insight across your data center infrastructure.  At Apstra we call this new technology Intent-Based Analytics.   Last October, Sasha Ratkovic, our CTO, introduced the concept of IBA in his blog titled “Intent-Based Analytics: What Is It?”.  Josh Saul, our Solutions Architect, recently presented real-world uses cases in his webinar illustrating how IBA probes are compositions of computational stages that bring together elements of the data center Intent store and the active collection of network telemetry state.

Does Sex Impact Athletic Performance? Sex in the Olympic Village and Sexual Abuse Centers

Health Buzz: Sex Doesn’t Have a Direct Impact on Athletic Performance, Research Suggests

For this year’s Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, the International Olympic Committee says that 110,000 condoms will be available in competition and non-competition venues that include a medical facility…

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What Is Sex Like In The Olympic Village? Here’s Everything We Know

Some of us watch the Olympics for sports, some of us watch to delight in feats of endurance and strength which prove that bodies are magic, and some of us watch for the compelling human interest stories that hurtle toward either victory or defeat in real time as the events air. And while we only get the emotion porn version of events on TV, there’s obviously way more debauchery going down behind the scenes…

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2018 Olympics Feature First-Ever Sexual Violence Counseling Centers

Four counseling centers are open at the 2018 games.

The centers being opened during the Winter Olympics are an important step forward in the movement to undo the culture of silence around abuse and assault. Providing resources like the center means that powerful systems are recognizing a problem, and taking a much-needed step to address it…

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Larry Nassar isn’t the only doctor accused of molesting patients. We need to do more to stop it

But as Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman said in her victim’s statement, “Talk is cheap.” I hope we can heed her words, and that our collective outrage over Nassar’s conduct leads to instrumental changes in the health care profession…

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Athletes like Adam Rippon, Gus Kenworthy, Aja Evans and more talk sex in the Olympic village… and the 110,000 condoms provided to them. Watch!

Sports Injury Emergency – Athletes and Doctors at Olympics 2018

It’s not just athletes: Doctors at the Olympics have also worked years to get there

The official U.S. Olympic Committee’s Sports Medicine Division recruits a crew of volunteer doctors – as well as orthopedists, chiropractors, nurses, sports therapists, massage therapists, and more – every two years.

Those selected will work with Olympic teams during training and practices and ultimately at the games themselves – some caring for one team exclusively; others moving around as the need arises. And they do it all uncompensated…

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Olympic Athletes Overcome Injury to Compete on Biggest Stage

A career-threatening crash, torn ACL and last-minute appendectomy can’t keep Olympians from Pyeongchang

When the chance to compete on the biggest stage comes around just once every four years, athletes will endure a year-long comeback, an emergency surgery or searing pain.

A snowboarder, a bobsledder and a freestyle skier have proved that hockey players aren’t the only tough athletes at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

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Emergencies in Sports Medicine – Oxford Medicine

The essential quick-referral guide for any medical professional providing immediate care for patients with sporting injuries.

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Olympic Health: most dangerous sports and injury risk

Dr. Kweon says the most dangerous sports are all aerial sports, including halfpipe snowboarding. The reason is those sports have the potential for spectacular spills and falls that can lead to traumatic injury. Surprisingly, he says ice and speed skating and Nordic events seem to be less risky.

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High-tech sports medicine gives US Olympic skiers and snowboarders an edge

U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association is using virtual reality to help athletes recover faster and perform better.

USSA teamed up with Strivr Labs to create a VR simulation of the Olympic downhill courses in Pyeongchang.

A new visual technology called strobe glasses is helping athletes rewire their brains after an injury.

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Intent-Based Analytics: How can I use them Now?

AOS 2.1 is now available, and you can take advantage of our new technology that gives you service aware active insight across your data center infrastructure.  At Apstra we call this new technology Intent-Based Analytics.   Last October, Sasha Ratkovic, our CTO, introduced the concept of IBA in his blog titled “Intent-Based Analytics: What Is It?”.  Josh Saul, our Solutions Architect, recently presented real-world uses cases in his webinar illustrating how IBA probes are compositions of computational stages that bring together elements of the data center Intent store and the active collection of network telemetry state.

Intent-Based Analytics: How can I use them Now?

AOS 2.1 is now available, and you can take advantage of our new technology that gives you service aware active insight across your data center infrastructure.  At Apstra we call this new technology Intent-Based Analytics.   Last October, Sasha Ratkovic, our CTO, introduced the concept of IBA in his blog titled “Intent-Based Analytics: What Is It?”.  Josh Saul, our Solutions Architect, recently presented real-world uses cases in his webinar illustrating how IBA probes are compositions of computational stages that bring together elements of the data center Intent store and the active collection of network telemetry state.