Joseph Conrad

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Name: Joseph Conrad
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Cybersecurity As A War Against Haunted Objects

SWe've already covered the insane case of a Chinese restaurant menu[1] that served as a successful point of infiltration for hackers to access the private computers of an unnamed oil company, so I won't go into much more detail. However, there was a brief ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Developers want to reject famous Rye man for road name

A ROW has broken out over a proposed road name on Rye’s Valley Park housing estate.The developers asked Rye Town Council to submit names with links to well known Rye figures.Now they are objecting to one of the streets being named after former Rye Mayor ... [Published Rye and Battle Observer - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Can’t win

Share this:“You shall judge of a man by his foes as well as by his friends.”— Joseph ConradWe live in a world of paradox and ironies.We live in the midst of plenty surrounded by stubborn poverty and rising unemployment.The Philippine economy is tagged ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Threat of genocide stalks Central African Republic, Africa’s new heart of darkness

UN secretary general Ban Ki-Moon stopped in the Central African Republic (CAR) on his way to today’s commemoration in Kigali of the 20th anniversary of the beginning of the Rwandan genocide.“The international community failed the people of Rwanda 20 years ... [Published Irish Times - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Iran, Orientalism and Western illusions about Syria

One of the many strange paradoxes promoted for decades in the Western narrative on the Islamic Republic of Iran - consistently repeated by so-called “Iran experts”, government officials, and the Western propaganda machine in general - is that Iran is ... [Published Tehran Times - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

‘Congo: The Epic History of a People’ by David Van Reybrouck

By ,During the scramble for Africa at the end of the 19th century, a period when European powers competed relentlessly for control of African territory, an avaricious monarch, Leopold II of Belgium, carved out a private empire in the heart of the continent, ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Hollow Men, Hollow Markets, Hollow World

Submitted by Ben Hunt of Epsilon Theory Kurtz : Did they say why, Willard, why they want to terminate my command? Willard : I was sent on a classified mission, sir. Kurtz: It's no longer classified, is it? Did they tell you? Willard: ... [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Coming to Monroe: Joseph Conrad Fix

My great-great-great-great-grandfather Joseph Conrad Fix was born Oct. 5, 1782, in Baden, Germany, county of Freiburg, and the village of Elzach. He married Jeanne Sutter on March 13, 1809 in Sentheim, France.With this union there were 11 children born ... [Published Monroe Evening News - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

A Conversation With "Roosevelt’s Beast" Author Louis Bayard

A Conversation With “Roosevelt’s Beast” Author Louis BayardAuthor: Louis BayardPublisher: Henry Holt and Co.Price: $20.34In Roosevelt’s Beast , local novelist Louis Bayard continues his wonderful jaunt through history following the footsteps of other ... [Published Washingtonian.com - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

A Tale of Two Hauntings: Susan Hill's 'The Mist in the Mirror' (Review)

A curious manuscript. The specter of a small child. Cold fevers. Unheeded warnings. Rain and a ubiquitous sense of gloom. That’s right, it’s a ghost story. The Mist in the Mirror , originally published by Susan Hill in 1992 and now available as a Vintage ... [Published Pop Matters - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

History Dept.'s Annual Robert F. Allabough Lecture

00 PM until 06:00 PMEastern Time (US & Canada)Maya Jasanoff, Harvard University, "The World of Joseph Conrad"Location: Carson L ... [Published Dartmouth College - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 2 reports

Joseph Conrad’s Third Language

by Remarkably, it was English. Theodore Dalrymple points to this passage from Conrad’s 1902 short story, “ The End of the Tether ,” as an example of his literary chops:For a long time after the course of the steamer Sofala had been altered for the land, ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Mar 17 2014]

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Cybersecurity As A War Against Haunted Objects [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 13 2014]
Cybersecurity As A War Against Haunted Objects [Published Gizmodo - Apr 13 2014]
China Eyes The Congo River – Analysis [Published Eurasia Review - Apr 11 2014]
Developers want to reject famous Rye man for ... [Published Rye and Battle Observer - Apr 11 2014]
China eyes the Congo River [Published Pambazuka News - Apr 10 2014]
Can’t win [Published Manila Bulletin - Apr 10 2014]
CSG fight sees farmers enter an unlikely alliance [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 10 2014]
The psychology of prejudice [Published MaltaToday - Apr 09 2014]
Review: Alamedinne wrings a triumphant allegory... [Published Inside Bay Area - Apr 09 2014]
Runway scare is last for Santa Monicans in Africa [Published Brentwood Patch - Apr 07 2014]
A Brief Interview With Barbara Ehrenreich [Published Huffington Post - Apr 07 2014]
Nigeria: Reading to Children [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 07 2014]
Threat of genocide stalks Central African Repub... [Published Irish Times - Apr 07 2014]
Iran, Orientalism and Western illusions about S... [Published Tehran Times - Apr 06 2014]
Iran, Orientalism and Western illusions about S... [Published Al Jazeera - Apr 06 2014]
The European Union, Africa, and the Jews [Published American Thinker - Apr 06 2014]
EU-Africa forum a wake-up call for African leaders [Published Daily Nation - Apr 05 2014]
Welcome To The Asylum [Published Peak Oil - Apr 05 2014]
‘Congo: The Epic History of a People’ by David ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 04 2014]
It’s Not Just the Stock Market That’s Rigged: t... [Published PrisonPlanet - Apr 03 2014]
Bleak and beautiful: The Temporary Gentleman by... [Published New Statesman - Apr 03 2014]
‘Most versatile and successful’ Swiss author dies [Published Swiss Info - Apr 03 2014]
Pimlico: A posh yet affordable area of West London [Published Net-Lettings.co.uk - Apr 01 2014]
Hollow Men, Hollow Markets, Hollow World [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 01 2014]
10 of the world's most iconic hotels [Published Thrillist - Apr 01 2014]
Covering the Manila beat [Published Philippine Star - Mar 30 2014]
Inversions Modern Dance Company travels back in... [Published Daily Tar Heel - Mar 28 2014]
Coming to Monroe: Joseph Conrad Fix [Published Monroe Evening News - Mar 28 2014]
A Conversation With "Roosevelt’s Beast" Author ... [Published Washingtonian.com - Mar 28 2014]
The Unsung Benefits of Reading Literary Fiction [Published Free-i-News - Mar 28 2014]
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Hollow Men, Hollow Markets, Hollow World [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 01 2014]
Submitted by Ben Hunt of Epsilon Theory Kurtz : Did they say why, Willard, why they want to terminate my command? Willard : I was sent on a classified mission, sir. Kurtz: It's no longer classified, is it? Did they tell you? Willard: ...
10 Stunning Photos That Illuminate Unseen Stori... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Mar 26 2014]
Today, the Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund announced 10 photographers who have been awarded grants to focus on budding crises and underreported issues around the globe, from gang violence in Venezuela to the legacy of segregation in the United States. ...
7 Antiwar Films That Remind Us Why War Is Hell [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Mar 23 2014]
War. It’s bloody, violent, tragic, and costly in both terms of money and human lives. However, the same qualities that make war so terrible in real life also make it an ideal subject for movies . Although some films glamorize the violence and death ...
Joseph Conrad’s Third Language [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Mar 17 2014]
by Matt Sitman Remarkably, it was English. Theodore Dalrymple points to this passage from Conrad’s 1902 short story, “ The End of the Tether ,” as an example of his literary chops: For a long time after the course of the steamer Sofala had been altered ...
When Must We Be Alone And When Not? [Published Harvard University Press Publicity Blog - Mar 12 2014]
The deeply rooted American notions of individualism and self-reliance are shadowed by complicated feelings on time spent alone. The thin line between solitude and loneliness serves as a fulcrum of sorts for two recent books by law professor Robert A. ...
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