35 Burst results for "Estonia"
"estonia" Discussed on Rocks Across the Pond
"They come. They regularly to play there and And so you great one thousand. Unique visits. Sites. Same people who are coming. More. But in our case when we have, you know I think our record season was we had that over three hundred, the corporate events during the nine. We are open from a what from from at the end of. Until, the end of. May and we had three hundred corporate events. So the average. Corporate Events Around fifteen people? Are you great? The four thousand five, hundred unique visits. And do. Draft to this you know something we have around one thousand, five, hundred student visits. So also if you had these. Already six thousand unique visits these people are going to air. I don't know back to their families are back to their offices they talk about carling. So it's actually the snowball is getting bigger and bigger. So our strategy was like how can how we can get our woodhams bigger and bigger and bigger? That more people are aware of of curling and and you know. The Sistan. Get going to me or Changing all the time like what is this the right modal? I think we. At the moment where we are also finding our way, what is the right modal in Estonia the news there is some examples all over the world but the, but the every country's different there they have their own backgrounds it said there. So so think every country has to find their their own model what what works for them you can you can. You can add some things from from different countries but. Again. You have to find your your your own modal and. So. So some people have asked me that, okay, you have one, thousand, five, hundred student visits but tread the how many of them come back that are or or or become curlers, and and for me it's not actually important because it important for us how we can make contact with with the students..
Emails threatening Florida, Pennsylvania voters to "vote for Trump or else!" linked to overseas servers
"Voters in at least four battleground states, including Florida and Pennsylvania, received threatening emails falsely purporting to be from the far right group Proud boys that warned quote, We will come after you and quote if the recipients didn't vote for President Donald Trump. The voter intimidation operation apparently used email addresses obtained from state voter registration lists, which include party affiliation and can include email addresses. Those addresses where then used that and apparently widespread targeted spamming operation. The sender's claimed they would know which candidate the recipient was voting for in the November 3rd election, for which early voting is already going on. Federal officials have long warned about the possibility of this type of operation. Such registration lists are not difficult to obtain. Last night after reports of the emails first surfaced, Christopher Cribs the top election security officials at the Department of Homeland Security tweeted that the emails are meant to intimidate and undermine American voters confidence in the elections. He urged voters not to fall for sensational and unverifiable claims, reminding them that ballot secrecy is guaranteed by law. In all, state security researcher John Scott Railton, who examined dozens of the emails said they were sent by a group its identity unknown that put considerable time and effort. Into identifying vulnerable Internet servers in several countries, including Estonia, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, which they hijacked to send the e mails Associated Press obtained one of the e mails sent from a business address in Estonia. From a Florida voter voters in Arizona and Alaska also received them. And then late this afternoon, U. S officials said Iran's responsible for emails meant to intimidate American voters and So unrest in multiple states. Thie officials were calling out both Tehran and Russia for activities meant to interfere in the upcoming presidential election. The announcement of a rare news conference underscored concern within the U. S government about efforts by foreign countries to spread false information meant to suppress voter turnout and undermine American confidence in the vote. John Ratcliffe, the government's top intelligence official, who along with FBI director Chris Ray Held. The press conference insisted that the US would impose costs on any foreign countries that interfere in the 2020. U. S election.
Threatening emails sent to Florida voters linked to overseas servers
"Who said some threatening e mails to voters, though those emails threatening dozens of would be Democratic voters, mostly in Florida, were attributed to the proud boys hate group. The messages could be tracked back to some overseas server, CBS News determined The e mails originated from an I P address linked to servers located in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates in Estonia, But experts say it's not clear who was behind the stunt. Enrique Taro, a proud boy leader, said Tuesday that the group wasn't involved and that he didn't know who sent the e mails. He said he's been in contact with the lateral county supervisor of elections. As well as the FBI out of CBS is Graham Cates. The
Voters receive threatening emails linked to overseas servers
"Trying to untangle who said some threatening e mails to voters. Those emails threatening dozens of would be Democratic voters, mostly in Florida, were attributed to the proud boys hate Group of the messages can be tracked back to an overseas server, CBS News determined The e mails originated from an I P address linked to servers located in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates in Estonia, But experts say it's not there who was behind the stunt. Enrique Terrio, a proud boy leader, said Tuesday that the Group wasn't involved and that he didn't know who sent the e mails. He said he's been in contact with the natural county supervisor of elections as well as the FBI. That is CBS's Graham Cates.
WFH From Barbados
"Global tourism as you might expect, has been way down this year the number of people going overseas on vacation declined by a massive sixty, five percent in the first half of the air. But this hit was especially bad for Barbados the Caribbean island nation has built its economy around tourism, and normally this is a really great business more than a million tourists typically visit. Barbados. And they're all these businesses that depend on these tourist hotels and restaurants and local farms that supply the restaurants and all of these people count on the tourism sector. It makes about a third of Barbados's GDP as people started to halt their plans for trips to places like Barbados those jobs and businesses, they took a huge hit. So the country's Prime Minister Mia Motley. She had an idea and I spoke to UC skeet about this. He's the US director at the organization that promotes tourism to Barbados Prime Minister Recognize that we have an opportunity to welcome these individuals who are working. Remotely to come to Barbados enjoy all that the Allen has to offer and stole be able to work. So what it did is it allowed us to look beyond short-term visitor and create lungs. The visitor is on the island and the government developed a special new visa twelve months long, and they're just a few conditions you have to work for your employer back home ending at least fifty thousand dollars a year that is, you know you're not getting a job in Barbados also, you pay two thousand dollars application fee and you need your own health insurance which travel insurance can typically cover. Application is approved Bam. You can sit up let up in a hammock overlooking the Caribbean on horseback. Emiko horseback take your pick and you know probably not very surprisingly daring after having seen this ad over two thousand people like, Sean. Have applied for the welcome stamp visa and it doesn't sound like a ton but using explained why this is actually a really important economic boost, they have to find a place to live. They have to eat this hurtling going to participate in a lot of the attractions and activities in addition to that. Then no become because I can guarantee you want to come into the welcome stamping Barbados they're not gonNA WANNA leave. So they're also become a part of the voice that tells their friends and families at that. You must visit Barbados and I think that then has even longer term benefits and I. Think that's certainly a win win. But of course, this question comes up in my head, right like, could it really be this easy I? mean if it is maybe the entire population of the world is going to end up in the Caribbean. But to check this out, we went to talk to Tim Burgess. He's the CO founder of an international workforce company called Shield Jimbo he's working internationally is not always so simple. There's there's a whole lot of compliance and I guess I. Sort of administrative issues that people don't think about in this context. Tim says, there are two main obstacles to international working from home. So first of all, if you're going for a long length of time like at least six months, you have to start thinking about taxes. If you're for example going to Mexico you might become tax resident in Mexico, your employment say hold on now where liable for having employees Mexico, and of course, this is not just income tax right? Example, Hanshin State health insurance. Yeah. All the different components of social security a few moved from the US. To Franz the employees accost goes from about fifteen percent on top of the salary to forty seven to fifty percent on top of the summer. So it's not as easy as just going to a we work in Paris. It's a very gray area. Barbados got around this particular snag. They said, you do not need to pay taxes in Barbados with this particular visa just keep paying your taxes and social security to home country but Tim. Raises a second issue, which is if you'll say working for an American company but want to work overseas the company you work for start to need to comply with your new countries, regulations and labor laws like say, maybe you'll be forced to take the minimum twenty four vacation days required by Jim. Laurie. If you relate to Berlin, which would be sad. Yeah. I mean that would be a struggle, but I would be up for tackling that. So Barbados, really turned this gray area into a very simple and clear invitation to remote worker. They saw this. And so Darian you know we started talking about this and we were wondering like, is this the wave of the future? I really hope and my hope is that people take it up. It would be a really wonderful initiative and a great model that people could follow and a lot of other countries have realize there is a huge opportunity here Estonia has launched its own visa. So has Bermuda and so Shaun the business intelligence analyst from Charlotte she's a tastes case company said, yes, and to visa was approved and the horses in hammocks wait exactly excited I I couldn't believe it. I was like Oh my God he's actually going to happen. I'm excited to Sean paid her two thousand dollars visa fee, and she now has her flights booked for just a couple of weeks from now what are you looking forward to most about? Barbados the food. The food tasting. Some new flavors there flying fish is like their. Go to national dish it's something called flying fish, which I have no idea
The Fate of Refugees After World War II
"David NASA joins us. Now from New, York is the author of many books including several biographies, notably, a Pulitzer Prize, finalist Andrew Carnegie as well as the Patriarch, his new book is called the last million Europe's displaced persons from World War Two Cold War David thanks for being here delighted to be with you. So you've written primarily biographies. This is very different book I mean I guess you could say it's a million biographies. Some of them were clearly outlined individual late than others what made you decide to make that transition I. Suppose it historian. What we try to do is correct the record give voice to the voiceless fill in the gaps in our history. And one of the largest gaps I thought was the immediate postwar period after World War Two. You. Know we Americans have come to believe that when the war was over the celebrations began the sun came out to shine and sailor kiss the beautiful woman in Times Square and everybody celebrated got on with their lives to get. That was not the truth as I learned certainly for the millions of refugees who were displaced by the war had no homes to return to after the war or were unwilling to return to their homelands when the war was over, there were millions of. Refugees. Prisoners of war political prisoners concentration camp victims left behind in Germany. On the day in May of Nineteen forty-five. Within weeks those who were able. To walk home to get on a truck to take a plane some road bicycles back to France five to six million had returned but a last million, this subject of my book and the title of my book were left behind in Germany. And he's their story that I tell. I mean, it really is not just a single story obviously and not just a story of all of these individuals but there were so many different kinds of displaced people, different groups, not just in terms of country of origin whether they were from the Baltic states or from Ukraine or were Jews from other parts of Europe were from Germany itself. But also you had this incredible and very confusing mix of collaborators deserters. Survivors of the Holocaust how can you tell that story when there are so many stories even within that last million one of the challenges of this book was to tell the story of individuals tell the story of groups and tell the story of the debate that went on in the united. Nations elsewhere between the nations of the world as to what to do. With these last million were left behind in Germany they came from there there were. Three groups, we can divide them into. The Germans. Understood the to fight the war with six to seven million. Soldiers they were GONNA have to replace those soldiers with laborers with forced labor slave labors from eastern. Europe? Who Work in the minds who work in the factories who work in the fields to replace the soldiers on the eastern? Front. And from the very beginning of the war the Germans literally kidnapped. Millions of eastern Europeans the largest number from Poland and Ukraine. and. They were brought into Germany and remained there when the war was over many of them because they were afraid to go home again, they didn't know what they were GonNa find some were convinced that. The Soviets have been taken over Poland and Ukraine there would be no way for them to resume their lives those the second group they came into Germany. And these from the Baltic states from Latvia Lithuania. Estonia. Many of them came into Germany in nineteen, forty, four, hundred, forty, five at the end of the war because they had collaborated in one way or the other. With the Nazi authorities
"estonia" Discussed on Reds Ramblings
"Podcast dog. Well. Thank you. I appreciate your time. Brigades Brigitte if I remember, right. Okay Okay I haven't seen it since the beginning South Hobart I was right well forget I want to thank you again for joining me today. This has been great again, I'll link all your stuff into description hope that people buy your book. Eventually Ghazi K. if you WANNA, wait a Amazon versus coming out at some point she's got switched up a little bit but check with her. And Brigade again thank you very much. This. This has been wonderful. Thank you gave me pool having me for kissing me I know I know you had a huge competition for this forecast on the wish will the best over the Atlantic? Ocean. On the yeah Hope to see. You can see my book as an international bestseller. I'm sure it's just a matter of top and yeah whenever me and my wife get around to go to Scotland I will hit you up and you could show us the country how about that? that. Sounds. Good to me is when suffocating wedding anniversary and my birthday I'm cool with it I'm cool with it. That's no problem for me. We can do it we can do that. You have yourself a great day over there. You too. Bye..
"estonia" Discussed on Reds Ramblings
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"estonia" Discussed on Reds Ramblings
"Times within the first months and my my son was also My neighbor said like well. Making mistakes. Okay. This is the only way you learn. This is not even a mistake. This is an life experience. So. FEW PEOPLE I've I've heard because I you know occasionally rates news and and just of course I I communicate with my family and and some of the friends there. Yeah just so I've noticed people people sought to talking about you know not business a mistake when you do mistake basis gathering life experience this. Should you know get stuck into mistakes? And just constantly be to self up because of it but just okay. Oh needs and move forward what you're. GonNa. Do next. And this is the mindset wise I liked here. So and okay. This happened. Holum going to solve this. You know this really focus on solutions. On 'em. When I published. A, I had been only three months and I published One of my poems goes included into An e book. A collection of. Of Stories Yup. I shared the news with my neighbors and they said, wow, you must happy with that. You really proud of yourself and I was like. Well. Yeah. Yeah of. Like you know decided. that. And then when I got the news like the light folks to regionals of Scottish Fan published my work and I was like. Filled. Again, you should be really proud of south like, yes I should and I am. So that changed. That was huge at that has been huge and I'm really proud of my book I really am and the feedback I'm getting that. You know this book is going to be with me forever or just. Has Been so inspiring into a a people who were As mindset coaches I giving me feedback. This is inspirational for them. This is a huge for me. This is showing me I'm doing the right thing that I think writer and and my my writing coach, and he's Telling me while you. You shoot you know senior south like that. Are you know you probably should you are a writer and just ask questions you know. Who writes? Have I spoke in two languages. Right, it's I. Guess. So who publish. Published his book. In another country because I lived in Scotland but my book was published in Sonia So who does that? I did. You. Yep Exactly. Do Lockdown doing lock cowed during lockdown. Exactly. Right. Exactly. The. Borders. Do. What do you think? Is that because I'm assuming what why you stayed in where he lived in Estonia, you travel to like neighboring countries I'm just GONNA assume. that. Is that a similar thing like that whole? You're not okay. Cool. You know you did something but whoop de do you're not that special is that is that a thing around that area and if so? What do you think it comes from.
"estonia" Discussed on Reds Ramblings
"Allowed to Keats to collect trash I think it's important. That a you know When Zula than? Exactly. A first eighteen years to the trash out of the car window and all of a sudden it's an opinion anymore. Yeah. I've been doing a forever. What do you mean? Why should elected someone else has always been you know just cleaning. Because my son he's he turned seven in November and. Be No BEF- before before now we've been cleaning up after him because he hasn't really you know. Known to do. So like now he's into the age he's starting to get chores and give 'em suffered do and he's like why I gotTa do that why do? 'cause because now you're of age you, there's no problem. You see there's no reason you can't clean up after yourself after you eat dinner or something like that. He's like, but grandma will take care of as the. No Grandma. Did it when you were really too young or we couldn't trust you with like carrying plates to the to the kitchen sink. Now we know you can do it. So that's that's not grandma's job. That's not our job is your job now. Well, the No. No Chore Tom Buddy You you're old enough. Now you can restart doing taking out trash clean dishes. You know feed animals, all that kind of stuff. More sponsor what have become also don't want to become an adult. Exactly. Exactly exactly. So, one of the. coolest things that I came across in looking up stuff about Estonia. Is How technologically Ford? The country as a whole compared to other countries even hours Now granted some people here in the states were probably not. How it's done over there. I I just find interesting especially looking at it as. Looking at looking as it added as an outside I'm cool with it. But. Yeah like you said, you have your, you have every every citizen has an ID card at what age do you get that? I, he wants my. Niece he's. Go. Her. less than a year old because this is only. At travel documents. Yes. So Am And it also has signature. So This. He's things Grahn has a here so. I'm the old fashioned one. I'm actually using my cards do go to to go on my in Bangkok Thailand fat most of the stadiums. Have smartphones, I do they banking with the smart ide- And I'm the one who has been one into soul I, pop it into my laptop I can go to. My Bank, do all the applications I can. Do the elections? Just signed documents. A I can buy stuff I'm with dates. I can pay my bells whether it so I can do everything and. One of the things I came here was like, well, we need to still cumin signed. So as this just put on putting into new back I was like. I can read this. How can you open this sounds like. First. Time he came back I was like. Well you you should have what unites disparate, your you each cheapie readable Monday. The I think it was two three minutes past when I was asking while..
"estonia" Discussed on Reds Ramblings
"Independence Yes the seen my festival crowns played a huge role So a it was a movie. Ned done s senior Aleutian So I think expre- Youtube you can watch it I think yeah. That one of the memory. So whoever's into staying I can remember recommended his night you will learn a lot about it says senior pollution how Baltic. States regained its independence People just being behind this. Just you a also the the Baltic chain. Are All the three ball exchange join tons and stood side by side from talented voluminous. To seven flavors of humanitarian. WHOA. Yeah that's Another thing what mentioning. Yet no no no I didn't even can't could've skinny come across that. Pulling up right now I came across the huge singing. I, come across I. didn't read into how it actually help you guys. Regain your independence I didn't come across that but it whole lot of singing festivals, dance festivals. A. Lot of patriotism. It seems when it comes to the people of Estonia because what things I came across that I found unique and it spoke about. How other areas plays in the world are adopting it. Is. You basically, you you guys have a day where you just stop everything and clean like world cleanup day or it has. Let's say yes. Where that's essentially what happens like I think it. I. Think the article I read specifically mentioned that more. So grade school kids do it. Not. So much adults I'm sure that's expanded to. Yeah. It was. A started. It has been a lone long tradition. When I was a schoolkids every spring with the rakes and go to the nearest part can public areas and. The. Spring Clean this collected some trash that was there during the periods and that was kind of a tradition just every spring with this. Classes. So this is your section here this off section here, the boys with wheelbarrows and. Sometimes small choirs, women do you know just to Burnett's of botts? Let's do eat something that has gone worldwide's. That was The first Saturday of May I don't know how many years now yet. Just, old adults as well. You've put up others events that whether you clean the nature or you do something together, you just come together and do something. So something that needs to be done, it doesn't have to be just. Collecting from the nature. Although there are of events. With that but he has it can be exactly the say. So it can be also like you WANNA. Put a building I need a lot of people to help. This is like a traditional way of doing things. Hundreds of years ago Even hundred years ago. So when you need a big work to be done, you get be put together the work you fade then sometimes you enjoy some music afterwards. So So that's that's the story behind his. You know just incorporating the old traditions in today to the current laws and making some. Aggravates Oh. Yeah I mean we definitely do more of that for sure. I've never heard of it till the till today I know. On away smaller scale here wildlife at my job whenever we have a new orientation class coming through like a new group of new hires. They send them out to clean up. I think it's like two days straight. Definitely a day for shore to clean out the the local Eric is where my my job surrounded by wildlife, enforce and whatnot. So they'll send them out, pick up trash because you know it's it's on a busy road. So people always throwing cups and garbage and all that kind of crap out. So they do that. But. We definitely more that. That's for sure and how do you mentioned? Is kind of going back to the old ways. 'cause here in the states we have you know the Amish the Amish people, and that's that's how they do like if there's a new house to be built, the whole town comes together and everyone chips in a little bit and I still get have a good time throw up a house in you know a few days or whatever yeah. Yeah. I can imagine that is kind of how it was way back in the day to because I, there were what we consider a construction companies. Had Your family, your friends, neighbors what not? Hey, I want to build a house. All right. Let's miss all get together. Make it happen for everybody? Makes Sense makes a lot of sense and yes like I said, does does some good coast? Yeah we need. We need a better cleaner everything. And it's always. Communication of bubbling relationship the you get to know people in a whole different level. On they also education you're just. A having that work cabinets and when children are in you. In this process from a very young age they alone the cleanup process and there is a huge coat that they will be the people who are not throwing the cartridge out of the car window because they being on the side where the clean up the trash. So I. Know that in some areas of the world is not very popular even.
"estonia" Discussed on Reds Ramblings
"I was just south loaner. Slowing and implementing. Saint. Undo Yeah. I was happy when I left that feedback was while the increase in sales was twenty five percent. Go. Can't go wrong there. Well you can. You follow you intuition a by. The way to go. So yes, always trust your gut, our Shah I know the Times I haven't made a big decision like that. But anytime had a gut feeling and win against it for whatever reason. You think back. Then that. Our usually that gut feeling is always the right one to go for US lending. When you start to think about your gut feeling, they knew just let your doubts and your your logic you know. Yeah. And then? Couldn't agree more on that one. So says you've? You were I'm assuming born and raised in Estonia those at correct. All right. So what are some of the things that you miss? From. He moved out to Scotland that you about Estonia if anything Black Fred. I'm not surprising anyone here. No because I would I always look into foods of whatever country speaking oven personally I, don't care for right bret. Snap never been my thing. But it is real big in Estonia I. There was there was. One, old cry read from an Estonian. Talk about how? Like there's no such thing as white bread basically in a is all black bread and a different word for it. It's like Rye bread, but it's something else. I can't even remember how definitely how it was pronounced. But. Yes. Estonians Love Love Rye bread and there's a certain dish that was mentioned. It was re right bread obviously with some like fish. On yes. Yeah, it's A it's not role fish, but it's no either on the yeah. It's one of the tradition I'm not missing that much I'm not. Roy Speech, type of grow. A you. Have the. A ride, they sell a he but it's not like Chicanery. They when here so you with buster you booed fish. A boiled egg and yes. You have the green on unions you you covered with the green onions but Then, you they Williams until. But. Yeah I'm good at doing this but I'm I'm not defending myself about..
"estonia" Discussed on Reds Ramblings
"Is Tonia is that the language Yeah Yeah I love. This beam into languages. Idea smolen big language supporting each other. So it's it's pronounced On Okay, that would take me a while to figure out how to do that on my side. Oh with a stripe. This is. Full for man is just one of the most important letters when you go to Sonia. Here. Don't care. What you drink beer? No. No. Okay. Thank. You. Don't need to know that. Man Does well, what is it? That baton okay. Wants to ask one beer in Estonian A I'm Google that real quick one beer in. Estonia. The. Union is a simple language although there's a light on the plane and being the most difficult language in the world. I've always heard that was. German. Now. A lot of people say I was in high school when I had to translate a story that was. In a magazine but Estonian, being the most difficult language in the world and the three men were sent to into desert island on there. So wars of that of a a decided to come up. Yeah that's that's the thing. Yeah. Boil. In. Luke's also. Kind of okay I'm horrible. I know one language and I barely know English. So. They were so board that they decided to come up with a new language, and so they came up would those crazy rules? Estonia, has and and in the letter having dots and Stripes. So that's that's part of the plan know three men being these today island. Yeah I kinda affir- demise. So work with us from Vietnam originally and they have certain character lilac two dots and they have certain distinctions between like they'll have one letter like a k. but then squiggly above it or it and on how that squiggle or whatever thing is is a totally different letter. and. That's just from from that to English. That's the hard thing that you're like, Whoa, really like it's the same it's still a K. Gabby that little thing up top that makes totally differ and if it's over here, it's something else might whoa. Oh Man. All right. All right. That's the that's something different right there. That's something different. This Syrian language is that the trick the trick? Is that you say how it's written. That are at least. That's simple enough then he can just. Pronounce it sounded out asks the key then yeah. Because sometimes I'll look at it and I'm like, okay let me chime. I see how I wanna say it and but I probably, GonNa. Be Wrong someone like switch it up to try be somewhat Indyk and like made with your name before we got up. Ended being. There are no The the the main logic is that you say how? You pronounce high there is no a pronunciation rules about this vocal a PRONUNCIA. and. A Like him. Their new Prepositions. So instead of that S-, you changing the word. So you add in turn changing lepers inside it's. So I WANNA learn new languages I only know English and that's kind of barely there for me sometimes. Do want to learn new languages I WANNA learn, Spanish. German. Japanese Mandarin and Russian. So eventually plan on doing that I'll know what's holding me back I. Mean I could pull up any APP, right now and Start learning a new language for free. So I guess it's just laziness at this point eventually I'll I'll have that shining moment like. Let's get to it. Would've been told is that When you mass the people who I know how to save Chinese they have no difficult split. So I have a PRONUNCIA again. That that was interesting for me as long as you know so. New Idea, how how it's related all how does it? You know? Commit. Vio. Tongue and Mouth because. For me. I've been speaking since you know. I has a fake. Yeah. Yes. They. When you teach your children how to speak at the same moment you have to teach them how to be silent. Allegri there I'll agree with that. I'll ask my wife does my wife she knows a fair amount of Spanish I wouldn't say fluent but. Like if we were like in South America or somewhere, she could probably have a conversation and would help me along I'll ask her about that. See if see if. She can get do. Decent grasp of Estonia. But you said you've been a journalist for thirteen years I think you said, what type of journalism? I studied the to media media this. And with the focus radio. So. I work for six years in radio station and the longest was a national broadcasting company I was in the news departments. But also I spent a summer in Estonian some capital better know. Where I did everything I hosted the morning program did some sailings views were out pool to? In Two thousand twelve I went into whereas county newspaper journalists. But an interesting time started. When you were as a newspaper journalist. INA small a newspaper, all.
Mobile Voting's Future
"Maybe you've heard there's an election coming up. If you're voting and you didn't manage to get an absentee mail in ballot, you may have to spend hours waiting in line at your local school or Church to vote depending on which of the more than ten thousand election jurisdictions you're in. You could find yourself lead pencil in hand trying not to mark outside the lines of the bubbles on your ballot. And while you're standing there, you'll probably be spending time playing with your phone, checking your texts or even doing some chores. You might be transferring money to a friend for coffee or filling out your grocery water or shopping for clothes. Then it may on you I can do all these things on my phone. So why can't I vote on my phone? The idea of mobile voting is so enticing. Idea that you could just let people vote on their phones. This. Is My colleague Wall Street Journal reporter Paul, Vigna it would be easier. It would be more convenient. It would increase voting because of the convenience asking people to take time out. Of Tuesday avoid hated the idea that we give people one day in the middle of the week to vote of never understood it entrepreneurs have latched onto this idea they've begun developing mobile phone voting APPS and philanthropists are already funding some mobile voting APPs in a handful of jurisdictions. My hope is that this kind of becomes the Black Swan Moment for mobile voting, other countries including India away Switzerland and Canada have already taken up internet voting Estonia has been doing it for more than a decade. But some people have deep concerns and the resistance is coming from some of the smartest technologists in the room. So it is a great question if we can shop in bank on nine, why not vote online? Well, elections actually have surprisingly unusual requirements. An unusual risks which means that online voting would open up the potential for all sorts of new attacks and be really much more risky. But. While we're waiting in the precinct line on November third, our risk reward analysis of mobile voting might take a turn. Can you honestly tell me someday five ten years down the road of the keep experimenting with this that they will not be able to come up with a system that is secure.
With Milk Sales Up, Dairy Industry Revives Iconic Got Milk Campaign
"From, wondering I'm David Brown and this is business wars daily on this Thursday August twenty seventh something strange happened over the last few months we started drinking milk again think it might have had anything to do with pandemic for the last several years. It's felt like the dairy industry been singing swan songs milk sales fell thirteen percent from twenty ten to twenty eighteen according to CNN I one dairy. Then another collapsed under the weight of competition from plant based drinks soy almond, coconut, banana, Oat flax all. Those plants were out to get poor daisy the cow the dairy industry was so freaked out that it launched a pilot lawsuits against makers of those plant based drinks trying to forbid them from using the very word milk. You can't squeeze milk out of another grain they said but for the moment, at least dairy farmers are experiencing a bit of relief with. So many of us eating more meals at home, we're guzzling the white stuff again, it's long been true that milk drinkers tend to drink milk. Not at restaurants. So lockdowns have in fact, helped the dairy business cow's milk sales rose about twelve percent over last year for the twenty weeks ending. July eighteenth CNN reported your kid and mind mindlessly grabbing a swig from the carton added up to four and a half billion dollars in sales this spring, and that has spurred the dairy industry to revive an iconic ad campaign. Remember got milk. Vast company called it one of the most famous ad campaigns in history that campaign was launched in Nineteen ninety-three, its message, whatever you do don't run out of milk over time three hundred celebrities including Britney Spears Dennis Rodman Bill Clinton, and the simpsons all appeared sporting those milk mustaches. The ads became enormously popular by the end of the campaigns run in two thousand, fourteen, ninety percent of all adults were familiar with got milk to Huffington Post Contributor Gene Delvecchio but there was one a little problem. The ads didn't actually work over that same time milk sales declined steadily soda consumption bubbled over guess what those Soda Lovers used to drink you got it delvecchio a former AD industry executive argues the got milk ads were like bringing peace shooters to a gunfight, the gunfight being Pepsi and Coke Monster Marketing Budgets while the to soda makers battled each other milk lost but the dairy industry apparently believes their campaign was effective embracing Estonia the industry's marketing arm milk. PAP has revived the got milk campaign today's ads bear little resemblance to the Owens though. Sure there's still some celebrities Olympic gold medal swimmer Katie decades, viral tiktok video showing her perfectly balanced a glass of milk on her head while swimming a lap. That's certainly a turned heads but the bulk of today's campaign features, regular folks and a ton of user generated content milk drinkers were urged to do silly things with milk and boy did they respond people open gallons of milk with their toes jumped into kiddie pools filled with milk and cereal according to the trade paper? Agra. News will this generation's got milk ads do anything to keep the cow's milk train going if the wildly popular ad campaign of your didn't work well. Be Hard pressed to say that this one is a better peashooter. The dairy industry itself is making predictions. They say they're simply celebrating the quarantine induced sales boost. What is true however is that the competition from those plant based rivals is only getting. Over the same twenty weeks that saw a twelve percent rise in dairy milk sales oat milk sales went through the roof up two, hundred, fifty percent. Of course, oat milk sales are still tiny compared to cow's milk. They totalled only one, hundred, thirty, five, million dollars, but other signs point to the continued aggressive challenge from those gentle plant based alternatives. Oatley the. Leading oat milk maker recently attracted two hundred million dollars in investment funding from blackstone and Oprah it hopes to go public next year according to Forbes, and on Monday good Karma, a maker of flax milk bought itself back from bankrupt dean. Foods investors are Thurston lapping up all of these cream alternatives and no matter how beloved the Got Milk Gad's once were. All this competition puts a whole lot of pressure on twenty twenties version of the same campaign.
Dr. Philippe Friedlich On Pediatric Surgery And Neonatal Therapeutic Hypothermia
"Welcome to medicine. We're still practicing I'm Bill Curtis of course I my friend and Co host Dr Steven Tailback He's the quadruple board certified doctor of Internal Medicine Pulmonary Disease Critical Care and neuro critical care these days he continues to fight on the front lines of the COVID battle in California for which we are eternally grateful Steve How you doing I'm well thank you. It's good to be. I'm sure you've heard of children's Hospital of Los Angeles notice. Hla US News and World Report has consistently ranked the H. L. A. in the top five nationally and the number one pediatric hospital in California for thirty years. Running this remarkable nonprofit children's care hospital is nationally known for Neonatal Research and care that is funded entirely by generous philanthropists. Dr Felipe Friedli is chief of neonatologist at Children's Hospital. He is also co director of the fetal and neonatal? Institute. And he is professor of clinical pediatrics and surgery at the renowned kept school of Medicine at USC where he's published over one hundred, fifty abstracts, Peer Review Articles and book. Chapters Dr. Freedland is a rock star in one of the world's most complicated pressure filled and delicate specialties that include newborn respiratory failures newborn pulmonary hypertension even surgery on unborn babies. Can you imagine welcome Dr Felipe Free Lick? It is an honor to have you here tonight and having me. So doctor. Can you just bring our listeners up to speed on C. H. LA and your mission there? Sharon's HUSK local Sandra's mission is to care for sick children's no matter what their background cultural background or insurance they have we are. Laced to gear for family and children's in babies when there's no other place that could care for them. Are we talking about like one of the few medical specialties that truly couldn't wait for Covid to pause that's a great question fortunately or many children's covid has not been has impactful. They are some babies are insurance that are sick but by four unless we compared to adults we. Are Really lucky so far. So we're not going to spend the whole show on Kovin because frankly I think people wanted to know much more about your specialty, but maybe you could tell us a little about what kind of a regimen as C. H. L. A. Developed uniquely for this pandemic and what are some of the special things that you do at your hospital to manage this. A lot of it has to do with making sure that became screen families in staff when they arrive at the hospital in make sure that they're the environment for caring for the Germans you regardless of the reason why they're in the hospital is is optimal until the hospital has and significant resources to ensure that we screen families and visitors and parents when they arrive psychologically, how do you get your clientele to feel safe under these circumstances that has been Estonia As you can imagine a lot of families or speared to even go close to a hospital. So said, only our data's suggesting that we can provide a safest environment to bring Ren's and care for them, but it is a concern. Certainly, we can see that visit to the emergency room are significantly down obviously a lot of the outpatient clinic. I've had to restructure their environment, but I think that honest conversations with family in trying to make sure that. Children can get the care they need. So they don't have complications from their Biz orders diseases are we tried to do our best to get the message across
Why Lava Worlds Shine Brightly (It's Not The Lava)
"Here. On Earth your best bet for seeing lava is to go to a volcano out in space there are entire EXO planets made of the stuff these so-called lava worlds orbit. So close to their stars that their surface temperatures can melt rock which might sound familiar says space technologists, Mikhail Celo of the University of Tartu in Estonia. So like for example, from speaking we now from Star Wars. Most Kind of like that. But you know without the light sabers scientists had noticed that some of these real love worlds were extraordinarily bright and reflective but why? Maybe this comes from the fact that love is basically a liquid. The smooth surface deflect light like. For example, so I use alone his colleagues did what anyone would do to test that idea they made their own lava. Here's MIT's Zara ethic who led the team when we remove the La from the furnace, you could instantly feel the heat wash over you even from six feet away. If felt like he was standing right on the edge of a roaring bonfire, the crucible, which was the container holding the lava was glowing. So proudly, it made my eyes water it was an incredible experience after producing the lava the researchers calculated it's reflected in both the molten and solid states and they realized that lava. Wasn't reflective enough to explain these bright EXO planets they were seeing instead success perhaps these planets could be remarkable in yet another way we think that lava planets could have exotic reflective atmospheres consisting of silica, which is the main component of rocks and metals like sodium or potassium that reflect starlight and make the planets a purebred. The work appears in the astrophysical journal, and if lava worlds feel very far away and perhaps irrelevant as brought up the fact that Earth too was once covered in sloshing lava early in its formation. So by studying planets around distant stars, we might better understand the history of our own.
"estonia" Discussed on Around the NFL
"You know what? We don't need to do the rest list ricky, take us to the real song take us to the. Yo Turn my mic up. All my Estonia. Stony Estonia. It's really nice knowing Ya Sony Estonia, it's really nice. Don't Estonia. It's really nice. No Rea- Estonia Estonia it's really nice. My name is Mark Cecil Estonia's biggest fan. They got these rigid winners across the whole land. Voted Best Internet in two thousand twelve Canada UK and the US collecting dust on A. You know my favorite player I can't even front the big monster name. Margus Hunt. Dan and Greg All do his wind. My Estonia pissed all they do is. Sony `Estonia is really Nice Danica Donio. Really Nice now, Danica Estonia really. Nice knowing Estonia Estonia it's really nice. Long. He's in Estonia go. With some girl, I just read the Lai girls I read the lines that no I I have a writer who helped with some of those lines someone match closely to the show and I thought it was a supreme job by the writer. I is this is like a long apology to win mark the Baltic. States upset a couple weeks ago. Even that call that that it's all you know he'd been feeling you can break. Latvian heat. Let's see. That was great. Love to but I really enjoyed already late to pick up walker so low the Latvia will have. Good luck to you. See You. Bye Bye. While mark that was I didn't expect that I got to say. Well. It's character for you. Yeah. I. Thought It was good. I don't think. Career path, but I had I haven't. Talented producer. WHO Was Ricky Ghostwriter. Writer on it to your sign or is if somebody else involved ricky does I mean she can do it all. So she did do it all essentially. On this production outside of me delivering a C. minus. Rap showmanship there is there's a reason. Yeah Greg. Likes rap but now the only documented wrapper on the around the NFL podcast is sesame sesame drop in bars and the biggest of all spots not who you would have bet on but take it seriously you know. Would you think ricky be honest. Now you're close to the product obviously as a producer and Co writer but what did you think of settlers flow? I was super impressed actually because like I wrote it too that be and then I recorded. You know like the first song writers track so he could sort of copy mine and. Yeah he killed it. I'd say this not murdered it I think there's a way to improve, but I was dedicated to do it in that was I take I could have re recorded it fifty times I said I take bang. Let's keep it raw. Let's. Does. Awesome did awesome. Are to go into the weekend everybody. Mark Zeller drops a rap solo in the biggest. Of all spots. Do we actually have listeners from astounded by the way Oh. Yes, we do. Yes we do. We have someone said in the video which we can share. Family. That I. Found just wanted to say much love or. Read Greg Ricky West special shout out to modify slick as I like to call them. Far has unwavering belief in the Estonian Evil and shout out the Dan for. Canada or whatever. It's him when he was fan at show, keep up the good work and Thank you Joe, that is our listeners Christian from Estonia and there are others he believes there are others but it it's a small nation. It's not a gigantic listenership there per se and I don't want one thing I want to make clear The Christian Cana insinuated a little bit there. This is not Canada vs Estonia we don't need that. NO WE DON'T Of right why lop off like our third largest audience in some sort of in-house feud feels. Not Productive, right. Good. Good stuff. We'll be back on Monday. Hopefully. We Got West on the on deck for next week. We just cross our fingers on that one and until then everybody have an excellent weekend ricky stay out of trouble your house on fire behind the scenes right now and. I don't WANNA I don't Wanna read you the newest. On. What's that home alone this weekend to? If if if if something bad's going to happen is probably GonNa be this weekend. Oh my God. I guess mark and we're GONNA have to come over and keep company you're going to have to. DO MINUTES ALL RIGHT Dan had this term on. vk. Monday. Estonia Estonia it's really nice knowing. Ya, Sony Estonia. It's really nice knowing Ya. Stony it's really nice. No Estonia Estonia. It's really nice. My Name Is Mark Cecil Rama Stony? As biggest fan they got these frigid winters across the whole land voted Best Internet in two thousand, twelve, Canada UK and the US collecting dust on. You, know my favorite player I can't even. The big monster named Margus Hunt, Dan, and Greg. Wine my Estonia pissed. All they do is shy Sonia. Stony is really nice. Donate stoney out. Really Nice. Danica `Estonia Really Nice knowing your Estonia Estonia? It's really nice. Oh. Oh He's in. Estonia will goal..
Birth of the Urban Legend
"Today I am going to take a look. At myths and one in particular that is huge a myth that is regarded debated by perhaps perhaps millions of people and it starts in Rome. No one could talk about the Catholic. Church without mentioning. Vatican City. Balance City is an independent city state within Rome. Italy is under full ownership sovereign authority and jurisdiction of the holy. See the area that occupies represents the smallest city state in the world coming in at one hundred ten acres with a population of about a thousand. It is ruled by a type of theocracy minister by the pope while the Holy See dates back to earliest Christianity. The Independent Vatican City state on the other hand didn't come into existence until February. The Eleventh Nineteen Twenty nine this is different from the papal that occupy most of Italy from seven fifty six to eighteen seventy. The Vatican walls were built to keep out pirates during the ninth century. Pirates were pillaging much of southern Italy when they sacked. Saint Peter's in eight forty. Six Pope Leo. The fourth decided he needed a little extra protection. A thirty nine foot wall was constructed around Leone City. An area which included the current Vatican's territory gradually when the threat receded. Many gates were opened in the walls. It was shortly after the wall was built but no connection. Eight fifty five to eight fifty eight that a new pope came into power. The story goes that a lady pontiff rained for a brief time in the ninth century. Disres- was a young woman who disguised herself as a man and entered religious training distinguishing herself as a scholar. She rose through the church ranks and elected Pope John. Eight the year eight five. She went onto rule for two years. Her gender always concealed but he flowery holy robes. Her secret was only revealed. Eight fifty eight when she unexpectedly went into Labor during a papal procession. Some accounts say she died in childbirth while others claim that her and raged followers dragged her behind a horse and stoned to death. Either would've been an appropriate response for the Times before you scoff at the idea of a female pope. Let me lay out some facts. The story of a female pope surfaced in the thirteenth century. Chronicles written by a couple of Dominican Friars then in the fourteenth century. She was mentioned in a book about famous women. Her image eventually graced paintings sculptures and Tarot cards for a short time. She was included in a collection of papal bus in. Italy's CNN Cathedral. Some historians dismissed Pope Joan as a myth that we go. Here's our myth citing that her supposed rain overlaps Pope Leo fourth and Pope Benedict third. Some scholars believe that she was had been expunged from the church history. One ancient scholar provides her nationality place of birth length of her pontificate as two years. Seven months and four days. Then there are some who say she didn't die immediately after giving birth instead she was deposed after her confinement and did penance for many years after her death she was buried in. Estonia were her son held the Office of Bishop generally today all sources a pope. Joan are thought to be nothing more than an urban legend yet. There are hints of a female Pope's existence in both art and architecture on the pillars and Saint Peter's basilica in Vatican City seven sculptures showing a woman's facial expression while going into labor can be found but wait in the oldest surviving com copy of the pump typical the official book of biographies of Popes during the early Middle Ages Pope Benedict. The third is missing completely then are medieval coins that show the likeness of Pope Jonas Elias. Yes there are and this is suggesting that she may indeed have existed. Science had proved that these coins are not fake when archaeological find has documents that Pope Joon US crown. Louis the second of as a holy Roman emperor eight fifty six. Although the available evidence seems to cast some doubts regarding the existence of Pope John. It is likely that some would continue to believe that this figure was real whether it's a piece of fiction or history detail. Pope Joan will most likely on until absolute physical documentation surface. It finally and the
EU could reopen borders to tourists in Covid-19 recovery plan
"With many European borders closed because the corona virus pandemic the tourism industry already hard hit he's feeling a catastrophic summer but it's not just tourists are affected business travel has taken a hit to answer the European Commission the executive arm of the E. U. is introducing a rescue plan or roadmap today to alleviate the pressure on the economy I asked our Europe correspondent Gavin Lee how the road map could help the tourist industry the three elements to it basically it's about in the words of the the commission spokesperson at a briefing but I've had the rights of individuals for the need to rest relaxation fresh chat and see families in other countries not depends of course on the situation the commission says of how bad the extent of the virus is spreading whether it remains fairly common there isn't a second spike but what we're looking at the setting out a roadmap for tourism and travel and holidays as of this summer so some of twenty twenty I know what's and a couple of the areas includes making sure of course it's slow it's progressive there will be some kind which told of guys that if you're going on holiday somewhere in Europe there should be an indication of what all the coveted prevention strategies in each country that you might go to what all the hotel strategies and also there will be a recommendation the individual hotels start to advertise put themselves on the market in what they can offer your average tourist and holiday maker in terms of conflict prevention cleanliness ability to to sanitize things like that but that should be part of the you know the new holiday approaches for example of these old recommendations so that's one of them and the other thing is about analogs and number of countries fourteen countries have said that because of the pressure off the adult industry give you an exam well I am in Brussels the main advice here Brussels airlines have axed are they going to access a quarter will jobs a thousand staff will go into the open a third of the allied fleet will go as well all the giving money as cash back for people who need refunds for cancelled flights because of coverage the idea was to give vouchers no the EU commission will push back in the meeting today to say no you can make vouchers more attractive more appealing but that should be fundamentally principle of the rights of of somebody to have the money back instead so that service a couple of elements that are looking at as part of the the summer travel plan today so if you are within the E. U. and you want to go on holiday can you go anywhere this is a really good points on this is there are two words or phrases that you might still hear more more one is social trouble bubble a social travel bubble the second is a travel corridor so for example this Friday the Baltic states already putting the borders to each other so Estonia Latvia Lithuania what's been relatively few cases along with Finland already booked to travel in and out of each other's countries so for example Estonia relies on tourists from Finland forty percent of its tourists come up from that so this is a big thing and that will mean free movement for all of those people the Swiss national broadcast today have suggested that they will announce later on that the internal borders between Switzerland Austria Germany and France would also reopen for total travel between them so the idea is that that you you've got almost a either social bubble of of those countries innocent people in those countries going on holiday that briefly travel corridors was put to the E. U. yesterday by my Danish Coley there's been talk of Denmark for example saying that they've had a few cases could I have a simple flight path to Greece was also a few cases the commission says that will be up to member states but they will not recommend it and they would also not recommend quarantine if you fly somewhere but you should have to stay fourteen days in a hotel they said there should be no need for that with the way prevention for coverage I should in theory take place on the grounds of get home sometimes as washing it
The astrophysicist and immunologist who've dropped everything for COVID19 - Science Interrupted Part 2
"So most of what I did was a combination of data software and statistics. This is astrophysicist. Dr Sam Hinton from the University of Queensland in January Hey submitted his PhD so I worked on Supernova cosmology and that's essentially taking exploding stars somewhere in the universe and using that to figure out how far away they and once you figure out how far away something is and how bright it is you can try and map out the history of the universe. Obviously things that are further away are further back in time because it takes time to get to us so the idea was if we can map out the last fourteen billion years of the universe ended expansion that hopefully we can try and characterize the nature of dark energy and dark Meta. That's my main eight right and obviously that's a problem. That's all about modeling and Statistics. So I created Asian hierarchical models and other sorts of models try and encapsulate all the nitty gritty details. That happened in the universe. In some statistically robust way so just a little way project just a tiny one that managed to consume years of my life. And whether that's because I just wasn't smart enough or whether it turns out that the Hamid actually really is complicated. Well I have opinions on both if only I was smarter. And if only the universe was simpler okay so taking on the entire history of the entire universe right there. So how is this? Astrophysicist and software engineer now suddenly found himself working on another big but totally different problem. The cove nineteen pandemic today on the show too young scientists who have had to rapidly retrofit and translate talents in an unprecedented moment in history. Sam Foreign doesn't shy away from a challenge. If he's name sounds familiar to you. That means you might be a fan of this stamp. Tonight's GonNa play out that I wanted to crunch the numbers for this other man to do it. There's computer I don't know if he's going to go hunt. I didn't even know. Cross was going to play his idol. New Sam was a popular contestant in the twenty eighth season of survivor Australia but bravado aside what use is an astrophysicist in fighting a global pandemic after all as far as we know now corona virus has made it into space yet and that's a relief as poor people on the International Space Station. There's no ICU. Up there what essentially happened was once I started getting serious. Everyone just put out feeling the same. We need help looking at a whole bunch of these tasks and this happened at Uku. Enriches where I work and through the grapevine. People said. We're looking for someone with all these skills and then Sam supervisor happens to be the acclaimed dark energy astrophysicist and TV presenter Professor Tamra Davis She's also passionate about astrophysics people using their research knowledge and skills in non astrophysics domains. So Tamra put Sam's name Ford The first thing was surely there are people that are better suited than me and salmon just accepted a job offer in the US at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. That's a big deal. But when Sam was told more he went back to Tamra and said. Are you all right if I just take months off from my actual normal astrophysics project to work on? This and her response was absolutely fine. Don't worry about it. We'll figure something out. Get on the project and do what you can. It was there was no chance that I was telling this down. It was a way to make a real contribution and astrophysics You know we don't make significant contributions every day to society we may every now and then invent something like the digital camera and was like yes. This is amazing but covet is a right here right now. One hundred percent immediate problem so there was absolutely no hesitation jumping into it so just like that. In a matter of moments Sam's life has suddenly turned upside down. Oh yeah if I thought I had long hours before. There's nothing like the current hours that we have to deal with. Sam is now the lead daughter analyst on a really crucial international project rolling out in real time in intensive care units across the world during this pandemic. And if you've seen the footage coming out of those units you'll know that this is a hellish frontier and what we need damage. Dice seeing young patients patients people of all age ranges. Who are just incredibly sick. And you can even hear now as. I'm walking through patient rooms in the hallway. It just your oxygen the sound of the pulse ox this ventilator later. Dan has joined. What's called ECO car? The global project headed up by trail-blazing intensive care specialist professor John Fraser from Prince. Charles Hospital in Brisbane AIKMAN COD is a mighty Akron Rod. It stands for Extra Corp. membrane oxygenation for twenty nine thousand nine novel Corona Virus Acute Respiratory Disease a card so when your heart and lungs can't do the job of oxygenating your blood and it. Komo machine allows that to happen outside. If you body. We want to know essentially. How can we best help as many people as possible? So we have very finite resources with this outbreak. We don't have an infinite amount of nurses doctors and ventilation equipment that we can just put everyone on so we need to know. Hey if if patient x comes through the door and they look like this but is the best sort of ventilation can give them if we just give them a mosque. Are they going to be fine or is this a patient that needs something more severe because a nurse can generally do around ten c-pap mosques so the very easy ventilation but if they have to actually mechanically ventilate someone help out the longest mechanically and it's essentially one nurse per patient and we don't have that many nurses when we have so many patients coming in so we really want to be able to say when someone walks in the door that they're probably going to need this outcome will be x? Y. Depend however retreat them. So when someone comes in we take the age we take their weight and then we need to know what other things do have do. They have high blood pressure Do they have diabetes? Are they smoke I? What is the condition of their lungs? There's so many things so many different data points that you can gather in the medical world ten thousand different questions that you could ask but what we have in our data time series so for two weeks after people. Get to the ICU. How are they red blood cells evolving? How of their platelet counts doing what we want to do is compare their outcomes and Dan data with other people other healthy people or people that have different afflictions so that we can say this is the thing that's unique about Karina buyers. This is one of the predict is here. That's different from anything else. And it's very hard to get that sort of time. Series data doctors and nurses are working around the clock to keep people alive. They're exhausted so around the world. Medical students are stepping up and being recruited to help collect the data every day. You need to be updating the data. And that's why we need for example medical students to come in because it is such a large burden if anyone is trying to also treat patients on top of that. We have around five hundred different variables from the different patients. And about a hundred of those we have information hopefully essentially every day that they're in ICU. So that we can see how they evolve over time. I can't say too much mall because whilst I have a huge list of variables in front of me things like pro calcitonin. I don't know how they used in a medical context all that I can do generate the reports and then worked with the clinicians in real time to say. What do you want to see? What would you expect to see? And how can I best present these models and this information to you so that you can draw conclusions from it? The urgency of the situation means. This is being taken very seriously. Clinicians are working in the dark right now with this new virus so they'll benefit from a Biegel clearer picture of what's happening for patients around the world. Oh Yeah it's absolutely unbelievable. I've never been involved in a project this lodge and especially in the current predicament. All the usual blockades and the bureaucratic slowdowns that you encounter have just been removed. So we have fifty countries now from Estonia to Kuwait to the United States is coming online the UK Italy Spain strategies coming online now two tons of countries and then each country also has all the hospitals in it. So we've got around two hundred fifty hospitals and that number grows every day.
Life on Estonia's 'corona island'
"Our European island off the coast of Estonia has been labeled as corona island after becoming the hot spot for the virus and being placed into strict quarantine the first covered nineteen cases on the island of Saaremaa and emerged a month ago after sports event was held there with the team from Italy now health officials estimate that Harvey island's population have virus it's the story of what is going on from a Europe reporter Gavin lake this is the sound of a volleyball match on the island of Saaremaa in the beginning of March one and a half thousand people packed into the island's only sports center to watch the local men's side against an away team from Milan the power volleyed Malone who scored and it was a short time after that that some of the some remote team fell ill in the island's first coronavirus cases were reported this game is widely seen as the main reason why summer mall has become a hot spot for comfort nineteen cases in Estonia and what the population of thirty three thousand have been quarantined from the mainland no one can travel in a leaf obviously we can't get to the island because of the restrictions but the islanders have been recording for us how they're coping hello Susan here from Saddam Susan Ryan who used to work in an office for cooperative selling the items produce now she's delivering food and locally made produce due to do so we are now one of the neighborhoods hearing thought I Massa capitalize we can say and waiting for our clients to come downstairs and then on the back pressure is said to have safely without any contact with all nonessential business yet many of Susan's friends lost work after the outbreak but she says they've quickly found it elsewhere people who have to change for example from my hairdresser is now the one labeling the packages in the local meat factory and nobody sitting at home thinking that okay let's see what tomorrow brings people are taking actions hi I'm new here all recipes dining into the daily crisis intermediate conference he's on the team set up by the local authority to work out how best to help islanders get through life in quarantine she says they've been through a locked down before the very first time since of interpretation people need permits to enter at this time it is said because of our free well to protect our people and their health another Islander Toma Vicky recalls for us as he walks around the capsule Carissa all he tells us how his hometown has changed in the background is the main square grandson usually bustling around mid day like now today there are of course
Number of coronavirus cases continues to grow in Switzerland
"We're waiting today the Federal Council of the Federal Council In a rather extraordinary move from burn last Friday you had four council members Standing up doing live broadcast of the country were expecting to hear from them at a later point today and everyone believes at that point. Switzerland go into proper shutdown a big rise in the number of cases in Switzerland announced today. Eight hundred. I need cases. And what's the mood like the moment? Well fortunately the sun is out. I think this is GonNa be the great savior for many of us throughout this Fortunately this part of the hemisphere moving into proper springtime. So you right now. I'd are set up here or there is There's there's life out on the streets There is there's been no we were talking about over the weekend. Poll everywhere pockets of panic. Panic buying I think there is that sense though that to shut down Is is coming now. What that will mean something different. We haven't seen the same type of situation That we've Does occur elsewhere in Europe. Shutdown down his so far meant that the people that is this is our closing but kiosks allowed to remain open. Gas Stations Banks can remain open. Post Offices Command Open But it does mean of course any points of large gathering That would be closed down botch will there be life that closing parks for example so there in other parts of Switzerland. There is life out on the street. It's just that they don't want mass gatherings in confined spaces were one thing. That could help a little in Switzerland. Is it civil defense system? Well absolutely and what? We're seeing right now That there's been talk that there will mobilize up to two thousand Troops at some point they. They're also looking at standing up. One of the four Military hospitals as well so these are large scale military hospitals six hundred staff in one battalion. So these are really like almost getting a proper regional hospital up and running so one of these will come online as there has been discussion this morning whether Lebron more online but also over the weekend are Marcus. Hippie is out here producing at the moment. He was talking to our colleague. Carlos stillbirth something else which exists your poll which is also civil defense as well so of course people can get called up Of course you know. Men of a certain age can make a choice If you want to to bear arms and you go into of course The military Side of things or is the civil side as well and there has been a simple call up even have someone working In our shop and cafe who got the phone call the other day It had to go and report in so We had a conversation With our car over the weekend whatever. Listen the civil defense system is a group of people which are neither part of the military service but they've actually been selected through the military recruitment to come in to help emergency situations so the civil defense system and the for example in Zurich. It's part of of the emergency organizations such as police or the fabric. They're part of this kind of emergency corpse and the civil defense system. What specialists that the people they have to regular ups and only get called in in case of an emergency. The system is designed for extreme emergencies. Of course this could be war but as well as national catastrophes may be an airplane. Crash could be a case there. Also other cases which to civil defense system comes in to help. One example is desire extre- Parade Big Techno Party in town where civil defense system helps and supports the existing Rescue services or maybe even the police how important and tell us police this system for Switzerland. The system is designed to come in to support and help. When when there's really big demand and in the past assessor quite well worked for example when we had stems overflowing or big national catastrophes so it's definitely still an important piece of emergency preparation and to what about. During the corona virus outbreak in southern Switzerland. To Civil Defense has already been called into support on transport to bring from A to B in the rest of Switzerland. Currently a special unit of the military has been called in but it could be that the government decides to further Colin more civil defense personnel collar. Silversmith talking to Marcus Hippie. Let's go back to Tyler. Briefly Airlines Tyler. Now warning that if they don't get state support on top of what seemed to be absolutely massive job losses in the cases of many carriers a great many of them could be broke within two months. Absolutely be. We've Seen Air Baltic courses the carrier for Lithuania Latvia and Estonia. They've completely Grounded their fleet Same situation with lots And of course probably those high profile stores Scandinavian Airlines Really keeping a couple of essential routes open letting in ninety percent of their staff not go but ninety percent of the staff Of course are also grounded as well then. There has to be then. Of course you know huge discussions right now Paul. I think this is the one thing that we're waiting for you on one side you have. You got the of leadership coming out and of course talking. But what are those medical measures What the containment measures that are happening? But I think a lot of this also needs to be done at the exact same time it but it needs to be sort of second third item when you have these failings of people's understanding from the microphone. Say by the way. What are we doing for for business? In general what do you do if you are a small business owner or a mid size business owner or even own airline it? What type of support is going to be there? And I think that's what we need to see. Certainly the speech writers and the advisors really talking to leadership about because we know this is awful. What is happening in terms of from certainly from from health issues? But I think there's also going to be a serious round of also mental health issues For anyone who sees their jobs under threat multiples editor-in-chief tighter play in
Stocks Suffer Worst Week Since Financial Crisis Amid Coronavirus Fears
"The corona virus sent shock waves through Wall Street this week but today's decline was relatively modest compared to earlier sessions the Dow was off three hundred fifty seven points and nasdaq actually ended up a fraction CBS news business analyst Jill Schlesinger this was the worst week for U. S. stocks since October of two thousand eight that's really at the heart of the financial crisis and all of this is coming as there is investor concern that the spread of the corona virus is really starting to take a different form president trump is blaming the media and some Democrats for the corona virus scare but global health officials do find reason for concern CBS's the fireman reports the World Health Organization has raised concern about corona virus to its highest level very high the chief of the organization Tetris cover yes it was since the virus is spreading Denmark Estonia Lithuania Midlands and Nigeria have all reported their first cases France now has fifty seven confirmed cases French president macron says France is preparing for an epidemic Steve Futterman
Mike Pompeo announces new alliance for religious freedom
"Of State Mike Pompeo has announced the formation of the international our National Religious Freedom Alliance so it is a group of countries twenty seven countries have signed onto this. Religion has always had such a hard time finding freedom. Yeah well it's just I it. It can be tricky. It can be tricky to find. I suppose certain practitioner like listen minority faiths have had their problems of religion if these mother fuckers. There's money was really where their mouth was. They'd be looking pretty escorts at our own country right. Yeah and it would be. Yeah but that's not where they're looking and let's and don't get it to us did. It's not the cream of the country crop that has signed on to this to this little club club cowboy and by the way club. I'll get to it not my word. I'll get to that but besides the United States. I think we bullied the the UK into joining up. And then we've got you WANNA trade deal right exactly obey Ania. Austria Bosnia and Herzegovina Brazil Bulgaria Colombia Croatia Czech Republic Estonia Gambia Georgia Greece. Hungary Israel Kosovo Latvia. The religious oppression groom Spotted a theme they. They issued their principals a whole list of principles that included a commitment to and I'll quote the right to hold any faith or belief leaf or none at all and the freedom to change faith. Now those that's a good principal. Yeah I'm pretty great with that as has stated so if they hold that as their guiding light fine but here's what Pompeo had to say. Oh boy he was was like so the principles redact something. The principles didn't call out any specific countries or whatever but then bump peyot in his remarks mentioned mentioned. The targeting of religious minorities in seaview can spot a theme here Iraq Pakistan Nigeria Syria and Myanmar. All of which are heavily Muslim countries right and so and yes most of the targeting of minority religions that he's really concerned about the minority. Religion is Christianity. Of course it is maybe not me and Mar.. Maybe we. They're talking about the Ryan go there or whatever but but mostly we're talking about Christians and how terrible it is when a Christian gets Get suppressed that's the worst thing. It is the worst kind of oppression. Yeah the United States. I think we've we've talked about it. I'm not sure if we've talked about it but the US has a what's let me find this title what it's ambassador at large for for International Religious Freedom which is one Mr Sam Brownback if you recognize that name. It's because he's the architect of the Kansas the Kansas experiment he was the governor of Kansas who enacted who put his money whereas conservative mouth was and enacted the most like the perfect fully conservative trickle down economic. Oh disaster yeah bankrupt Kansas. Yeah he basically said. We're going to run the experiment. The actual conservative experiment. Yeah we're going to give tax breaks to everybody. Yeah we're GONNA and basically. He ruined up to literally bankrupted. I mean maybe not literally but but most but yeah uh as as close to bankrupt as a state could possibly be right. Did it. These shot the you know the adrenaline shot to the heart of their economy. Didn't quite take I'm not of course it ruined everything anyway. He is now the ambassador at large for International Religious Freedom for the United States of America and he said quote he said we want nations that respect religious freedom in their own country. Obviously he he's talking about. Who would who they want to join this group? He's we want nations that respect religious freedom in their own comfy country obviously act that way and then are willing to push religious freedom in the international venues so this is the activist club of countries. He's great he. They've got a club a club you know are there. Are there Komo News. There's secret handshake. Oh Yeah Oh yeah and they meet up in a tree house. They probably have have a drum circle at one point. Somebody you know no girls allowed. You don't
Berlin plan for €1 per day public transport ticket stirs up controversy
"To an issue that cities around the world has struggled Goldway for years to persuade more people to leave their cars at home and use public transport instead in Berlin. Some politicians are now backing a plan that would see the cost transport in the city fall to just one euro a day. This would effectively half the current cheapest annual cost of traveling and not. Everyone's a fan joining me in the studio is Andrew Talk. Who of course is the editor monocle? Also present monocle twenty four urban own pay per andrew. This sounds fantastic. One Euro a day to travel around a major European city but the first thing that occurs to you is that presumably cops by quite a law the amount of money that's going into your transport system the so many things things suddenly become complicated as you say I G- large thing. How incredible this would revolutionized how people around the city it would make everyone these cars ause at home and they would jump on public transport? There is the problem investment which is accu- and many of the city's have looked. This is not just Berlin. Where there are concerns in Helsinki? They did research about whether they should allow people to travel for free on their own. They're public transport and they decided against it. They decided even in against doing drastic cuts. What they found was when they look to other cities which brought in similar policies is that I will people people who drive still drive but what you do which is oddly? More dangerous in Amman widely more annoying is that many people who have taken can the decision for cost reasons to cycle every day or to walk. Think I'm like well. This is pointless I might as well get on the public transport so unless unless you have a a an incredible infrastructure that can cope with a large rise in numbers. You overwhelm the system of so. Many cities just found that that public transport was just a little less pleasurable to go on an. It just didn't work in the ways they anticipated is painted. I mean obviously it's anecdotal the friends of mine in London who dry rather than US probably transport very rarely talk about the cost. Even though transplant in London he's actually quite expensive. Compared Patrick cities they talk about reliability. They talk about they. They come for the risk of being late for work three times a week and it's incredibly uncomfortable and I can't get a seat and those of the reasons they drive and you can't improve those things without spending on infrastructure. No and and the other interesting thing is that to your point is that we imagine that you the car works. which is his affordable public transport but as the stick with unfortunate car drivers? You need to make it incredibly expensive to come come into the city. You need to remove places for people to park needs make their life difficult. You just slow down traffic. Those are the things that have nudged behavior savior in most cities for example. If you Paris moment that they're seeing year on year decline in the number of people who are done drive in in the city but have a aw in that possession. The reason for that is the on on Hidalgo. They have really kind of gone off to the car driver and anecdotes again. Some people telling me of an evening between Five o'clock and seven o'clock some thirty percent of people driving parents are looking for somewhere to park. That's that's what she's done to the city and that's the frustration that Ma- that makes me say Joa. I'm not going to be generation corona. I'm going to give up on this and you're seeing it in the strikes now the number of people who you can't get around by car because the city has seized up so the move to walking and cycling is great and again people can't jump on protons because it's not there so how'd you judge people between all of these behaviors. Free Public Transport isn't a solution on. Its own you have to look at all these behavioral consequences consequences that occur around just interesting there are two places Talon In Estonia and Luxembourg is coming up as well that making all public transport. Completely the free. So you won't have to pay a penny but they have smaller populations less stressed by people jumping on the on the bus. The difficult is the politics of it that politically typically. It's it's quite easy to say I'm GONNA public transport free politically. It's quite hard to say to people in your city. I'm going to make your life miserable. You give up the car. Although on on I guess is on the left. There's always been a belief that taxation works in that you. If you raise money you can have better services and and you are on the right. They believe as the coalition more around the the the green parties who thing I is. You just need to do everything to get people onto that public transport but as I said if you then have to. You don't see a decline in the number of people in that 'cause then isn't isn't an immediate success etretat thanks very
Food Discoveries from the Baltics
"Food of the Baltic Nation Stone Latvia and Lithuania unknown for many. But the three small countries all have their interesting interesting distinctive culinary culture. So it's about time to get a cookbook. That showcases all discoveries to be made in the region by the North East Coast the Baltic Sea Australian Food and travel for soccer for and shift Simond but judd has written the book called Baltic New and old recipes and he talked talk about it to Monaco's fed onto our Gestapo check I am. I've always been very interested in foreign cuisines and I visited Latvia. Think is two thousand eight two thousand thousand nine and there was something that I found incredibly interesting seeing a buffet of these dishes. I had no idea about and it prompted. Make no more about them and took some notes. And then since living in Sweden visited there numerous occasions and just started to look a little closer and cursor each time and I started compile research and realized there's not many recipes from these countries not documented so well anywhere anywhere so I started to have my little collection of recipes and spoke to my publisher about the idea and and they they liked it and we went for and his interest. Does he live in Sweden. Because I'm curious as I said I don't know much about the Kuzina from those countries now. I know a little bit because I've read your book but is it influenced by Scandinavian cuisine or Germany. Or do they really have their own kind of ingredients and and what what what. What kind of the influence is there? Yeah I would say it's a very interesting mix of the places you just mentioned this. Certainly Nordic touches and the Soviet period had an influence on the cuisine and also Prior to that there was a German influence like recipes. Going way back seem to have more of a German influence. It's it's really the quad mix and then Lithuania. More southern and just above Poland also has little Polish influence. It's really a melting pot of what's around it and I. I think it has some dishes that that are quite unique in that we see in the neighboring countries and I think that has a lot to do with this period of Soviet rule where it almost time stood still and there was a limited pantry and the the amount of ingredients against was obviously not plentiful sir so things would develop that made use of certain products and there awesome unique things and I was certainly taken by drinks desserts. They seem to be very interesting as a foreigner. Because there's things in there that the win familiar things he's like kvass which is also rushing. Meade is very popular being wine. Made from honey. And that's a very strong was strongly admired in Lithuania. I mean talking about honey. There's quite a lot of recipes. We we've hunting. There's one that I mean it's quite simple but I I would never imagine the combination of those two which is basically cucumbers enhance. Have you tried. I would love to try now. Yeah fantastic he have that watery Christmas and then and sweetness of the honey in my research I spoke to obviously shifts producers growers stallholders. Everyone and I had a series of questions and one of them was Naima dish reminds you of your childhood and for many Lithuanians that would be the answer. I remember remember start a summer in the fifth cucumbers and corresponding is. He's honey and so they would sit in the garden. Have honey on cucumbers compass and I got to try that when I was there and and it was a special occasion was really nice visiting some bee keepers and yeah it was delicious and I love those kind kind of simple kind of childhood dishes as well. I mean there's another one that caught my eye because it does look delicious which I think the PG or you're I g it just it just looks so simple. It's kind of some sort of pastry tomatoes inside and that right there like a moon shaped crescent dorm inside they just simply bacon and onion and It's a latvian recipe. That's made around midsummer traditionally but it's eaten all year round. I think but yes. Every sour cream's creams very simple very delicious. Freeze well so it's a nice recipe. Yeah and we're talking here about three countries. Tony Lot fairly twain. You know the books of all all of those countries but what are the main differences or even similarities. Between those three I think they share a similar past and background. Obviously these small differences between them. It's hard to generalize but two of them share similar language. That being this Indo European and then a steiner in the north shares a similar language to Finland. So there's a difference there obviously Estonia. I feel has a little more Nordic influence. That's probably just geographic location. Lithuania further south is Catholic and Latvia and stone. Your Loser Lutheran say this. Some small differences there and let beer is twenty five percent. Russian population stayed after the Soviet time and Lithuania. Lithuania also has little Jewish influence. I'm not sure about it certainly in the food but as the population. I'm not sure today. But that's things as I picked up on him my in my travels and I have to say you being photographer. Of course the book is is just incredible. Pictures are really really beautiful. You know sometimes times you. Of course the recipes are here with beautiful images. But sometimes you think you're looking at you know like a nice story on travel magazines as well or so. He makes me want one to visit those countries way. Yeah that was the idea. I really want to entice people to the region and and for them to be more interested. You there's three very small countries and for some they. They might have never heard of them but interestingly Lithuania was a superpower at one stage it was I think the second largest empire in in Europe and they just have a very interesting history and and a good future ahead. Yeah I think if you could choose you know. Perhaps a couple of your favorite recipes as I said I I want to try the cucumber and honey and also there's beautiful fish we've a beetroot source and page seventy. I was quite tempted but that one is actually was tempted by many of the recipes but I wonder if you have any favorites. Yeah for me I I love I think if you look at seasonally. I love the chill beet root soup. I'm not sure if you saw that striking pink color and it's incredibly incredibly refreshing in summer. It's very much like a good spot show in a way and I think it's a dish that really typifies the region. It's it's got the dairy element which is very strong part of the cuisine and there's a sweetness from the beats and uses horseradish which is very typical ingredient. So I think that for me is is one of the favorites but it's very much a some addition winter. I there's one recipe love which is the hot from Latvia from a coastal town where it's simply smoked cod with cream in potatoes so the quite rich but it's very simple when delicious breath and someone else talking to stolen friend and the only thing he said he felt with frustration to the people you know. Let's say you're in the UK or in other countries. Imagine Baltica has been kind of boring or storage. There's a kind of a PR problem there. But do you think it's changing. I mean you just released. This book. Defamed perhaps could be one of a nice two two thousand twenty trend when it comes to food. The rise of the bout accusing I think certainly the chefs in the Baltic countries. They're excited they're motivated Divided the inspired by what they've seen the Nordic countries do recently and I think more than anything we as those that are cooking at home we have changed our taste in people. Love the pickle things now you know this. This movement of this northern European cuisine is a little more every day than it was say ten years ago after the success of the dining chefs etc and those sort of pickle dishes smoke dishes. which is I think? The pallets of general public those that are interested in food has changed and that changed brings them close to what the Baltic countries cooking so. I think there's recipes in there that people will appreciate you
"estonia" Discussed on WTVN
"In Estonia making a million robo calls they'll know it's you not that it's your grandma or your butcher or someone else calling because they get through the disguises houses already passed the bill you're listening to ABC news a man and a woman are still recovering after being shot out of the hand and foot on Friday outside she knows bar on Cleveland's west side a first responder James dieser live stream the incident from inside the bar then went outside to help all my god just stay still laid out later I'm a first response the gunfire stemming from a fight in the parking lot the suspect to fired then drove away it's still being sought after by police a Cleveland municipal court employee is facing charges of lying to the FBI about claims that she made of being robbed of eighteen thousand dollars cash that she was both a deposit at a bank twenty five year old Laura Smith have pleaded not guilty authorities are investigating after a man fatally shot a woman before adopting a child and breaking into a church before taking his own life the highland county sheriff's department reportedly got the call around eleven thirty PM on Friday about the woman and the child then tracked the suspect who was thirty seven year old Joshua McLaughlin to the Hillsborough church of the Nazarene on US fifty the child was found unharmed outside the building after an hours long standoff with authorities McLaughlin took his own life a manager at a speedway reported that a man tried to pass a suspect a counterfeit fifty dollar bill at one PM on December ninth the store employee kept the fifty dollar bill in the customer paid with the other cash the customer's father later called the speedway and told them that his son had received a bill from Huntington bank branch in Brunswick the bank verified the withdrawal and the customer was advised to contact the branch for reimbursement there was no further information on the source of the counterfeit bill at the time of the report and the Siberian tiger is coming to the Toledo zoo tightness three hundred and seventy pounds and three and a half years old he comes from grand rapids after being born in Omaha it's part of a breeding program to bolster the population of the world's largest cat species Titans color would be a perfect mascot for the Cincinnati Bengals I'm Sara Lee years feeling you're being the top trending news hello this is he's on news radio six would you TV and Hey what's up its rally from the Kane show and I just took a little visit to the brand new were modeled Rockville dealership persons kia and they have hundreds of vehicles ready to go basically every single thing you could want they have right there on the lot and every new vehicle that you buy from hers and kia includes two years free maintenance the greatest thing about them too is that they've been around in business for sixty years so you can pretty much trust that they know what they're doing when it comes to sell you the car that you want and they're conveniently located just half a mile south of shady Grove metro recently I got to drive the new kia soul that thing drives like a dream the interior is super stealth and that all these awesome safety features inside of it which is really important to me because nine times out of ten I'm driving around with my son.
"estonia" Discussed on Beyond the States
"Even finish students were protesting saying you know versus starts with international students and then are they going to start charging us tuition as well enzo is oh people do see that how sort of the bigger picture of things which is interesting well in it it may be morally because there has been more news coming out in regards to these kids coming out of the universities in the united states with mounds of student loan debt and what do they do so i think in that's been internationally in the international press so i think i think that yeah that that could really scares people illegally in this sphere here absolutely so you're not working in estonia does does this mean you speak estonian though i wish i spoke estonia is so i i do know som is some common phrases of course an and pleasantries so i could not be rude however sony makes me really lazy just about everyone here speaks english if you're over chen anz under sticks need fi most likely you have some proficiency in english suv oh they start learning english in the first or second grade now they also learn computer coating in the first and second rate here while says there really they're really trying to set the kids up to be ahead of the pack and i had read that that all students learn coding and i didn't realize it started that young i guess i just sort of assumed you know there's some mandatory high school class of they have to take i didn't realize this is integrated into their education like that they alerted in elementary school in it's simple it's simple circuits and connections but it it helps build build their proficient say because they know that that that technology is a good driver for their economy and they know that they need to be producing kids with east competencies coming out of high school coming out of college and so this is a nationwide effort should try to improve that and say that's really cool so are there any other specific bennett's to stunning in estonia that we haven't touched on today.
"estonia" Discussed on Beyond the States
"They asked me when the last time i had a tetanus shot was i had no idea and you know there was no cyntral waigel look that up on just how incredible one of the things i think that's interesting about the technology in estonia is how many educational opportunities are are a round technology so can you tell me about your educational experience that you had an estonian my uh so ari of course arrived because i was passionate about egovernment said egovernment services and internet voting specifically on cutting to estonia was i knew that i was i was studying in the right place so for me i could come here on the country's young people that design technology are still here they're still around you can still talk to that in that was an important part of my educational experience especially masters level because you sometimes you need real you need some historical perspective on how things are happens and so it was it was so amazing to be able to actually speak to the people that are actually creating and implementing the solutions that we get to use every day so that was one of the big important things for me was you know getting getting education from very high class so kabua's to authors and they they worked hard to bring these people to estonia to share to share their knowledge is system is a little bit different the class system so you know in traditional us universities you have a it goes money was friday or tuesdaythursday rights well so sometimes i would have classes that were in week 5 of 16 or whether her and that was only it was only that that week and we would have five lecturers and then from bayer.
"estonia" Discussed on Beyond the States
"This is done is also tell you because they're only a country of one point three million they can't hafez an office in every small village so they had to come up with the solution to get basic governmental services to people who are in the rural areas as well so are they created what they call the estonian extra and not to get too technical of what it is is is just a distributed network of of databases so for instance if you have to go to a government office an in the us you would go to the office and you would have to fill out all the forms you know name address and all this then you if you needed it base since you to another office you have to divulge hate that information you would have to write it all down again here in estonia all of that information is shared which means you have easy access to services so they implemented an id card that's has that shipped we have these chips than our credit cards now in the us and the chip allows the citizens to log in securely and they know that their their information is sakes can't always say that about the us government that may always say so they log and that can do almost everything online there's a few things you cannot do online in estonia you can't get married online you can't get into more gone line and you can't sell property kind of can so property is actually you have to go to a notary in show intense i am meaning to sell my property but once that connections made all the all the documents go elettronica leader signed digitally and it happens in about two weeks you know the so i think of how that could change our lives here for instance my husband tom just lost his wallets yesterday and so of course the process of getting his driver's license replace calling every creditcard company calling are banking on all of that consumed hours this morning i'm were even just little things like last time i was at a doctor.
"estonia" Discussed on Beyond the States
"A thon feel from it not uptight yeah we'll just imagined i imagine a time period if you take a take a step back a little bit depeche mode and actually all 80s music is really popular here '80s '90s music because they they gained their independence at ninety nights end they were getting little tidbits of radio free europe eddie in the 80s when glasnost and perestroika came in right so they were starting to get some of this western music so that is like their classic music you know that's the classic rock music with us on the ninety two go the early i actually so i appreciate you he said tell meeting from the south how do you cope with winterson in estonia winter's are hard and we were i was speaking today with the girl from turkey it because remember this is a very international us program here you get a lot of international students and turkey they also have a lot of sun likely who back home so wintertime is challenging in about trump's starting on starting now drew mainly octobernovember the dark dark times coming in and when i say dark times it means that some does it come up till almost nine am and then it goes down around four thirty in the in the afternoon and so this is it's sort of a shock to your body i'm in oklahoma we get on average about three hundred days of sun a year so um during november and december it's it's tough not having the sunlight.
"estonia" Discussed on Beyond the States
"And meeting people in talking to them i discovered that they had this great e government infrastructure and they had internet voting in injured at voting was a hot topic for me i had back home in in oklahoma i worked on political campaigns and i was really are adamant about people getting registered a boat and one of those people very aids and so uh i thought wow internet voting here's this tiny country of far seventy country in what they've done it created this wonderful solution to help people vote in we don't add that well a couple of years later this program started and die i stumbled across it and i said that's the one and it would is this shen me well a teach me what i need to know when how to implement eservices andu egovernment better in the us that's really cool is cool that you found this program to pursue a passion i've seen a program in italy that i feel similarly about called italian food and wine i think i think i'd be a natural but on so most people have no idea outward estonia's light you know you don't see it on the travel shows you don't see a lot of books about it at the bookstore though i did see an old house hunters international upset about it but on for those of us who haven't seen our our listeners you have not seen a specific episode of house hunters can you describe estonia little bit to us so mir when i told my family i was going to study in estonia they said is that i didn't upstate new york and it's a little further to the east so estonia is nestled just south of finland you can if he can visualise finland and sweden and norway sticking there and you see finland's digging down and i'm just south of their is its own yeah i'm it's part of the baltic countries though as i was talking with a friend of mine the baltics are grouped together very often ever reasons oh it's the baltic states.
"estonia" Discussed on Business Daily
"Casper says that one of the reasons his country has come so far and so fast is because the estonian government embraced technology to overcome problems very early on we had to rebuild our nation from struck an twenty five years ago technology really voiced their to help us because we didn't have resources structurally build offices everywhere owned estonia the service doing his so we had staged china's to make that happen so in that sense some of the innovations drought the last carrie left verviers being independent i've always run by governments i've just been to latvia whenever i can see people more often than not they told me that what latvia needs is this guy can each or a direct line from where we are now if a citizenship in estonia and skype success truth these the most bestowing startups founders are from skype mafia what they call the dustbin tremendous success in many ways from that that the salaries can be three times as high that you can hear kluba player and even for person to me because i wanted to for skype studying at university in the uk ice skype due in mid co of skype at that point dia mastan dumb him and he had twice to me what to do and then i realized i need to learn more about the genuine democracy of course and skype bush might try doors that tourist becoming more thick for into curse he inspiration of skype has clearly wet one dis for staying here at tanning inspiration to qualify blacklist is something the country is still getting to grips with.
"estonia" Discussed on Business Daily
"New culture is a business world one very important issues which is really made me a big fan of started culture that is at the end of the day of the evening ruin the main work is done the startup teams guzzling together have a pizza beer and start exchange ideas were at the unions today share information on helped each other nuns are stopped above platforms out but welker integrated into national ground zero and it's on my views at these new culture of business business world latvia is clearly making great leaps towards it starts at gulls but if you compare it to its smaller neighbour estonia you'll see that in fact for the politics latvia is playing catchup just look at the stats estonia has a population of just over one million three hundred thousand people and four hundred and fifty startup companies latvia has more people around two million but only two hundred forty startups nearly half that of estonia in estonia that's one starter for every two thousand nine hundred people latvia has one startup for every eight thousand three hundred people so why is there such a difference i asked the founder of one of latvia's most successful startups what he thought okay as one ounce to an it's skype that's rhode island his company noted gin has spent the last two years developing technology that helps banks make credit schools and mortgage applicants the estonian company he's talking about will probably be a familiar name skype is the internet voice and video cooling company that was founded in two thousand and three and took the world by storm it was built by microsoft in 2011 for eight and a half billion dollas skype software was developed by three estonians and roland says the skype story has had a profound effect.