By the end of the 90-minute special, it s really not clear what Geraldo believes is going on within the Satanic underground, or if he even believes it exists at all.Set in Charleston, South Carolina, Exorcism introduces Abby, a working-class loner who s befriended maybe even rescued by Gretchen, a too-sheltered rich kid who bonds with Abby during a disastrous early- 80s birthday party.A few years later, the now-teenaged chums find their long-time bond challenged after a one-off acid trip, during which Gretchen disappears into darkened woods.The corpse in question is that of a largely average high-school jock whose suicide upends a rural Pennsylvania town—but whose death also brings together the unadventurous Hannah with Lacey, a class-cutting, chain-smoking, Kurt Cobain-obsessed alternakid who draws Hannah out of her happily PG existence and into a dizzying spree-turned-spiral of drugs, parties and, eventually, some blood-drenched, semi-Satanic antics.It s a decision that leads to Lacey being accused of Satanic tendencies, and that finally brings all three girls, guided by sinister motivations, to the same woods where their former classmate turned up dead.Like Exorcism s Abby and Gretchen, Fire s Lacey and Hannah are outsiders whose relationship flourishes in an environment of latchkey laissez faire-ness and shenanigans-inspiring boredom.
According to Gartner s 2016 CMO spend survey, converting leads to sales ranked second to innovation as the top area where senior management s expectations of marketing responsibility increased over 2015.According to Sangram Vajre, co-founder and CMO of Terminus, author of Account-Based Marketing For Dummies, and considered as one of the most influential digital marketers, 2016 is well on its way to earning the definition as the year of account-based marketing.More focus on marketing leads, instead of engagementsMany B2B marketers still think their primary activities should include as blasting emails to the entire database, attending the annual industry tradeshow, and hosting a webinar each month.There s little-to-no ROI from teams who practice traditional lead generation.She s either going think you re sketchy, or she will take that free shot then keep hanging out with her friends.Sure, you got the prospect s attention with your webinar, but what happens next to turn that prospect into an opportunity is what truly matters.
The debilitating disorder almost exclusively affects girls and generally involves slowed development, seizures and a progressive loss of the ability to move, talk and use hands, among other symptoms.After Mark and Priscilla Zuckerberg announced the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative for advancing human potential and promoting equality in December 2015, Tesler decided to reach out to the couple for help.Walking is difficult for her.But as a rare disease, financing and support for research is limited.The Facebook CEO responded in a comment on May 14: I saw your video!She still smiles and giggles.
The latest trailer for July s Ghostbusters reboot is here—and if you were worried about that infamous earlier teaser being short on plot and, perhaps, light on A jokes , you ll be glad to know that the new footage has more story, more humor, and a lot more bustin .She and her fellow spook-chasers played by Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones are the only New Yorkers equipped to take on a new wave of spectral menaces who are running amok in the city—and whose presence may or may not be harbingers of a new ghost apocalypse.It s full-on panic in the streets, but the government won t help the team, and some unseen baddie out there s actually trying to make the phantom menace even worse at one point, the team s assistant, played by Chris Hemsworth, is possessed by a spirit, presumably one with a thing for Aussie hunks .This all leads, of course, to proton-packed showdowns with lots of out-of-towner ghosts including a rampaging monster, rumored to be named Rowan, who might remind you of a certain Stay-Puft mascot .Pause at: 1:49, to see a bunch of evil-faced, hyper-colored hot-air ghosts attempt to chow down on our team.Best Quote: No one should have to encounter that kind of evil, one guy phantom-splains to the team, except you girls—I think you can handle it.
MoreGirls-who-codeWhen it comes to entering a male-dominated field like tech, there's a lot standing in a girl's way.The videos focus on three main topics that, according to misguided popular opinion, keep girls from being successful coders: boobs, beauty and menstruation.There are already a ton of inspirational videos about why girls should code, Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, said in a release."We wanted to try something different ... Our hope is these videos will spark a much-needed conversation about the messages we send our young women, and what we can do to create a more inclusive, well-rounded image of a programmer."Girls are constantly shamed for being "too sensitive" and their bodies labeled "too distracting" to men in school or the workplace.According to Adweek, the campaign may also move to television, depending on donated media.
KTH students Adelina Eriksson and Hanna Thenór Arström see the problems mainly as a classroom issue that can be resolved with special gender courses while another representative from KTH, Ina Animals Steel, would prefer to see more work on the issues already in the younger ages. For its future development and survival are dependent on skilled engineers with the ability to think broadly about new solutions and innovations. In our surveys, we see that girls are not primarily choosing a technical training from a burning interest in technology, but rather because they want to use the knowledge gained from the training of future professional roles include any important social issues. But to set up special gender courses that an outside agency or as an easy alibi that schools can point to then check off the issue is not the way. Today, gender distribution among the employees of our member companies about 80 percent male and 20 percent female, an imbalance which, unfortunately, has not changed significantly over the past 40 years. The reason is that too many posts in the ongoing debate broke Ny Teknik rules.
BSIP via Getty ImagesCOPENHAGEN Thomson Reuters Foundation - Countries which fail to invest in young women s health will be left behind because the underdeveloped brains of their children will not be equipped to compete in an increasingly complex, digital world, the head of the World Bank said on Wednesday.He said when finance ministers approach the World Bank for loans they say they are not going to use the money for women and children, but for hard infrastructure like roads and energy.Kim said brain scans showed that young children who don t have sufficient nutrition or stimulation in their early years have fewer neural connections which impacts their cognitive potential.For every country in the world looking at a future that s going to ... require huge amounts of digital competence we are now saying to these governments how are you going to walk into the future with 45 percent stunting.He said investing in women s health, education and economic empowerment was crucial for ending global poverty and the World Bank would be making special investments to address the high numbers of girls dropping out in secondary school.Editing by Ros Russell; Please credit the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the charitable arm of Thomson Reuters, which covers humanitarian news, women s rights, trafficking, corruption and climate change.
Image caption Nearly all French regional education authorities got involved in the competitionFrance's external intelligence service, the DGSE, has sponsored a school competition to find the nation's most talented young code-breakers.It has 6,200 staff - 63% of them civilians - and an annual budget of about €750m £575m; $839m .The DGSE's role was to provide some help and funding for it, its spokesman told the BBC.The official declined to be named.The organisers said boys and girls competed in almost equal numbers.In recent years British spy agency GCHQ has also set cryptographic challenges for the general public on the internet.
Analysis: The good news keeps rolling in for Salesforce as profits rise.Well, technology is the backbone of everything, but for a conference keynote it was enjoyably lacking in product pitching, at least not in the typically manner.The show was all about enablement and helping others to reach their customers better, which is why the company took a long time focusing on customer stories - this took up about 80% of the hour and a half presentation.Polly Sumner, chief adoption officer, Salesforce, took control of proceedings and set the tone early on by saying: "The tech isn't important, what's important are the people connecting to it."Yes there were remarks about how the Salesforce tech has enabled businesses to better serve customers, and there were the obligatory live demos role-playing buying an Aston Martin and having a high-fiving robot were good ideas but it simply didn't have the same feel as an EMC talking about its new appliances for two hours.By using its technology, STEMettes has been able to more closely help young girls to build a foundation to break into the science, technology, engineering and maths.
By that definition, we've been using cosmetics since the Ice Age, where red pigment used to adorn the body was found in South African caves.Instagram and Tinder have only enhanced this, creating a false beauty reality, thanks to the popularity of filters and retouching apps.However, technology has helped broaden the mainstream media space empowering women.For the first time, we're seeing girls of all shapes and sizes, who have a variety of different skin tones, who have extreme acne, being given face time.2 Technology is empowering women to see through the bullshit"In the factory we make cosmetics; in the drugstore we sell hope"Charles RevsonBeauty brands like Revlon create this unattainable image of beauty, and sell hope to women that they may achieve it.3D printing is enabling women to bypass premium brands in the hunt for premium results.
Released in 2004, it became one of the most iconic gadgets of all-time and, until the iPhone, it was the world's best-selling cell phone.Replete with imagery of teenagers SMSing on their Razrs to the sounds of Boys Like Girls' 2006 emoscape, "The Great Escape" — if this ad doesn't give you tech nostalgia feels, I don't know what to tell you.But here's where it gets interesting.The clip ends with a "TTYL" card and signs for users to stay tuned for June 9.That happens to be the day that Motorola is going to unveil all of its new phone hotness.You may remember its attempts to sell Android phones under the Droid Razr and Droid Razr Maxx monikers in 2012.
Why can t girls code?If this all sounds entirely ludicrous, it s supposed to.We wanted to try something different and use humor and satire to question the stereotypes that tell our girls that coding is not for them, said Reshma Saujani, the organization s founder and CEO, in a statement.Our hope is these videos will spark a much-needed conversation about the messages we send our young women and what we can do to create a more inclusive, well-rounded image of a programmer.New results from the National Assessment for Educational Progress show that eighth-grade girls in the U.S. are actually outperforming boys in technology and engineering literacy.Margot Richaud, a Girls Who Code alumna, said that sexist attitudes have a profound effect on young women who want to pursue STEM careers.
Kim Kardashian, Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj, Chelsea Handler, Taylor Swift, The Rock, BJ Novak - the list goes on and on.Is Hollywood disrupting mobile distribution, and ultimately the application of Silicon Valley s emerging technology?But it s important to know, before they stamped Kim Kardashian s brand on the game, Glu Mobile ironed out all the kinks to the addictive game loop with Stardom Hollywood.What these numbers are pointing to, reports The Mary Sue a guide to gaming for geek girls , is an underserved market for games specifically geared toward women.The popular email newsletter rallied its readership of Skim bassadors because of its wit and daily digest on current events, building and serving its loyal subscribers as the publication s first priority.Without a doubt, branded content gives mobile apps more visibility, which increases user acquisition.
Curse words as a concept are hilarious.*clips on Fitbit and allows GPS location on phone— Lisabug BBQJones @Lisabug74 May 16, 2016Dating multiple people is a fantasy all 20 somethings have before they realize everyone is terrible— Brittani Nichols @BisHilarious May 15, 2016*hears suspicious noise in backyard, is too lazy to get up & investigate**smells cookies baking at neighbors house, immediately goes over*— Marta Effing Ketchup @MartaEffing May 17, 2016Relationship status: I view this guys profile on Linked In then he views mine.— Kelley @youlooklikeamom May 17, 2016I love pap smears because you re just sitting there, chatting about the weather, pretending someone s hand isn t inside your vagina.— Stabbatha Christy @LoveNLunchmeat May 13, 2016ER Doc: *Applies burn dressing to my leg* What happened again?— AlexaMac Brandes @TheWoodenslurpy May 14, 2016I never knew my son was 80 years old until he told me to text our neighbor because his leaves are getting on our lawn.— Linda Holmes @nprmonkeysee May 18, 2016*opens Twitter**reads something about the election**has a mild panic attack**goes back to watching Netflix**repeat*— Emma Gray @emmaladyrose May 18, 2016I need to be able to sing the line who runs the world and immediately hear girls or honestly I don t feel safe in that space— Stephanie Mickus @smickable May 16, 2016 very white man voice What if I don t want MY LITTLE GIRL to have to go to into a bathroom where a prejudiced bigot could just WALK in— Dana Schwartz @DanaSchwartzzz May 19, 2016My version of a continental breakfast is Prozac and birth control— Rachel Bloom @Racheldoesstuff May 20, 2016When you find a strikingly long hair behind your knee that your first Venus evidently missed and just fell through the cracks for 15 years— Amanda Duberman @AmandaDuberman May 18, 2016Being a feminist doesn t mean you hate men, it means you can walk through walls and can never die— Anna Drezen @annadrezen May 20, 2016
Now she's taking stock with a progress report detailing what the Gates Foundation is all about in a nutshell: a belief that all lives have equal value, and that everyone deserves opportunities for a healthy and productive life as well as the wins and tough lessons from the foundation's recent work in everything from polio to education.Some people  have  felt like global poverty was inevitable, intractable, and not open to getting better.It took enormous investments in everything from improving the supply chain to human resources for vaccinators to community campaigns.The last places on earth where polio remains are Pakistan and Afghanistan.What's the philosophy behind those investments?Desmond-Hellmann: In agriculture, our strategy is to focus on smallholder farmers.If a government has a particular point of view towards GMOs, we have to incorporate that into how we interact with farmers.TI: What do you see as the biggest challenges in the world today, particularly those where the foundation can make a difference?Desmond-Hellmann: There's a global conversation going on about women and girls.Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Arnold has developed the nominee to evolution of technology that can be used to accelerate the evolution of enzymes and manipulate it in the desired direction. The method has been replaced by a slow and costly protein modification previously used in laboratories. Creating a green chemical industry based on renewable raw materials, and biotechnology is one of the largest Arnold's objectives. The most important thing is, however, changing attitudes, and this is easier if there is an economically viable substitute for harmful activities, says Arnold. Role model for women and girls Arnold has in addition to their scientific work, another important goal: He wants to encourage women in science and technology more attractive: - It is of course important to get girls interested in science and technology. I can not imagine a world that does not exploit the side of her intelligence in pursuit of forward, says Arnold.
Students in the Girls Who Code program at the Brookview House.Homeless teens are working their tech-savvy sides thanks to a special club at their shelter.Brookview House executive director Deborah Hughes told The Huffington Post in an email that the club isn t just about helping the teens learn a cool, new skill — it s also about helping them prepare for the future.It is our hope that this confidence will propel them on to a track that leads to college.They re guided and coached through different modules by volunteers as well as members of the area s tech companies.In addition to gaining knowledge, Hughes told HuffPost that she s also noticed other positive changes in the teens since joining the club.
McComas is the CEO and cofounder of Imzy, a social platform that wants to banish hate and harassment from the beginning.Both services foster fresh, vibrant discussions.To help create this vision of a positive online community, Imzy will power the online forums of Lenny Letter, Lena Dunham s feminist-themed newsletter.Other high-profile partners include Dan Harmon, Feral Audio and Black Girls Talking.No Hate in this StateSince launching in private beta last month, Imzy has amassed 12,000 users and 1,500 topic-based forums or communities.James Grimmelmann, a law professor at the University of Maryland, studies how technology shapes communities and says such an approach offers upsides—and downsides.
Anousheh Ansari is the first female private space explorer and first space ambassador, earning a place in history as the fourth private explorer to visit space and the first astronaut of Iranian descent.A few years later, after I met my husband and got married, we both left our company and started a company of our own.It was an adjustment for me to transition from being an engineer to being an entrepreneur.I underwent a six-month training program in Russia s Star City, as well as cross-training at Johnson Space Center in Houston.Once you can see the earth from space, you become a truly global citizen, who can only think of things at the global level.Change needs to start with young girls, before they even begin to consider where life may take them, before high school or college, when decisions about careers are being made.
Then there is always someone who can be bothered to drag and pep. I located one minute after the girls on the paths takes 1.5 hours, says Chalmers student who is in her second year on the line in Civil Engineering. She became interested in science and engineering thanks to a school teacher. So there I was an engineer splash. - It works perfect to combine studies with elite investment because I can plug a lot on their own. And the days I have labs, I can reduce the training.