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Journal Reference:

  1. Yu-Chi Lin, Dmitry Berenson. Long-horizon humanoid navigation planning using traversability estimates and previous experience. Autonomous Robots, 2021; DOI: 10.1007/s10514-021-09996-3

The improved algorithm path planning algorithm found successful paths three times as often as standard algorithms, while needing much less processing time.

A new algorithm speeds up path planning for robots that use arm-like appendages to maintain balance on treacherous terrain such as disaster areas or construction sites, U-M researchers have shown. The improved path planning algorithm found successful paths three times as often as standard algorithms, while needing much less processing time.

“In a collapsed building or on very rough terrain, a robot won’t always be able to balance itself and move forward with just its feet,” said Dmitry Berenson, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and core faculty at the Robotics Institute.

“You need new algorithms to figure out where to put both feet and hands. You need to coordinate all these limbs together to maintain stability, and what that boils down to is a very difficult problem.”

The research enables robots to determine how difficult the terrain is before calculating a successful path forward, which might include bracing on the wall with one or two hands while taking the next step forward.

“First, we used machine learning to train the robot on the different ways it can place its hands and feet to maintain balance and make progress,” said Yu-Chi Lin, recent robotics Ph.D. graduate and software engineer at Nuro Inc. “Then, when placed in a new, complex environment, the robot can use what it learned to determine how traversable a path is, allowing it to find a path to the goal much faster.”

However, even when using this traversability estimate, it is still time-consuming to plan a long path using traditional planning algorithms.

“If we tried to find all the hand and foot locations over a long path, it would take a very long time,” Berenson said.

So, the team used a “divide-and-conquer” approach, splitting a path into tough-to-traverse sections, where they can apply their learning-based method, and easier-to-traverse sections, where a simpler path planning method works better.

“That sounds simple, but it’s really hard to know how to split up that problem correctly, and which planning method to use for each segment,” Lin said.

To do this, they need a geometric model of the entire environment. This could be achieved in practice with a flying drone that scouts ahead of the robot.

In a virtual experiment with a humanoid robot in a corridor of rubble, the team’s method outperformed previous methods in both success and total time to plan — important when quick action is needed in disaster scenarios. Specifically, over 50 trials, their method reached the goal 84% of the time compared to 26% for the basic path planner, and took just over two minutes to plan compared to over three minutes for the basic path planner.

The team also showcased their method’s ability to work on a real world, mobile manipulator — a wheeled robot with a torso and two arms. With the base of the robot placed on a steep ramp, it had to use its “hands” to brace itself on an uneven surface as it moved. The robot utilized the team’s method to plan a path in just over a tenth of a second, compared to over 3.5 seconds with the basic path planner.

In future work, the team hopes to incorporate dynamically stable motion, similar to the natural movement of humans and animals, which would free the robot from having to be constantly in balance, and could improve its speed of movement.

The paper describing the work was published in Autonomous Robots. Funding for the research was provided by the Office of Naval Research (N00014-17-1-2050).

We wish to thank the author of this post for this outstanding web content

Faster path planning for rubble-roving robots

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Journal Reference:

  1. Yu-Chi Lin, Dmitry Berenson. Long-horizon humanoid navigation planning using traversability estimates and previous experience. Autonomous Robots, 2021; DOI: 10.1007/s10514-021-09996-3

The improved algorithm path planning algorithm found successful paths three times as often as standard algorithms, while needing much less processing time.

A new algorithm speeds up path planning for robots that use arm-like appendages to maintain balance on treacherous terrain such as disaster areas or construction sites, U-M researchers have shown. The improved path planning algorithm found successful paths three times as often as standard algorithms, while needing much less processing time.

“In a collapsed building or on very rough terrain, a robot won’t always be able to balance itself and move forward with just its feet,” said Dmitry Berenson, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and core faculty at the Robotics Institute.

“You need new algorithms to figure out where to put both feet and hands. You need to coordinate all these limbs together to maintain stability, and what that boils down to is a very difficult problem.”

The research enables robots to determine how difficult the terrain is before calculating a successful path forward, which might include bracing on the wall with one or two hands while taking the next step forward.

“First, we used machine learning to train the robot on the different ways it can place its hands and feet to maintain balance and make progress,” said Yu-Chi Lin, recent robotics Ph.D. graduate and software engineer at Nuro Inc. “Then, when placed in a new, complex environment, the robot can use what it learned to determine how traversable a path is, allowing it to find a path to the goal much faster.”

However, even when using this traversability estimate, it is still time-consuming to plan a long path using traditional planning algorithms.

“If we tried to find all the hand and foot locations over a long path, it would take a very long time,” Berenson said.

So, the team used a “divide-and-conquer” approach, splitting a path into tough-to-traverse sections, where they can apply their learning-based method, and easier-to-traverse sections, where a simpler path planning method works better.

“That sounds simple, but it’s really hard to know how to split up that problem correctly, and which planning method to use for each segment,” Lin said.

To do this, they need a geometric model of the entire environment. This could be achieved in practice with a flying drone that scouts ahead of the robot.

In a virtual experiment with a humanoid robot in a corridor of rubble, the team’s method outperformed previous methods in both success and total time to plan — important when quick action is needed in disaster scenarios. Specifically, over 50 trials, their method reached the goal 84% of the time compared to 26% for the basic path planner, and took just over two minutes to plan compared to over three minutes for the basic path planner.

The team also showcased their method’s ability to work on a real world, mobile manipulator — a wheeled robot with a torso and two arms. With the base of the robot placed on a steep ramp, it had to use its “hands” to brace itself on an uneven surface as it moved. The robot utilized the team’s method to plan a path in just over a tenth of a second, compared to over 3.5 seconds with the basic path planner.

In future work, the team hopes to incorporate dynamically stable motion, similar to the natural movement of humans and animals, which would free the robot from having to be constantly in balance, and could improve its speed of movement.

The paper describing the work was published in Autonomous Robots. Funding for the research was provided by the Office of Naval Research (N00014-17-1-2050).

We wish to thank the author of this post for this outstanding web content

Faster path planning for rubble-roving robots

" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1638822092) } [1]=> array(11) { ["title"]=> string(54) "Intelligent optical chip to improve telecommunications" ["link"]=> string(102) "https://moustachebrothers.com/healthandscience/intelligent-optical-chip-to-improve-telecommunications/" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(12) "Tony Grantly" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Mon, 06 Dec 2021 19:01:07 +0000" ["category"]=> string(65) "Health And SciencechipimproveIntelligentopticaltelecommunications" ["guid"]=> string(36) "https://moustachebrothers.com/?p=824" ["description"]=> string(706) "Journal Reference: Bennet Fischer, Mario Chemnitz, Benjamin MacLellan, Piotr Roztocki, Robin Helsten, Benjamin Wetzel, Brent E. Little, Sai T. Chu, David J. Moss, José Azaña, Roberto Morandotti. Autonomous on-chip interferometry for reconfigurable optical waveform generation. Optica, 2021; 8 (10): 1268 DOI: 10.1364/OPTICA.435435 PhD student Bennet Fischer and postdoctoral researcher Mario Chemnitz, in the team of ... Read more" ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(3839) "

Journal Reference:

  1. Bennet Fischer, Mario Chemnitz, Benjamin MacLellan, Piotr Roztocki, Robin Helsten, Benjamin Wetzel, Brent E. Little, Sai T. Chu, David J. Moss, José Azaña, Roberto Morandotti. Autonomous on-chip interferometry for reconfigurable optical waveform generation. Optica, 2021; 8 (10): 1268 DOI: 10.1364/OPTICA.435435

PhD student Bennet Fischer and postdoctoral researcher Mario Chemnitz, in the team of Professor Roberto Morandotti of the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), developed a smart pulse-shaper integrated on a chip. The device output can autonomously adjust to a user-defined target waveform with strikingly low technical and computational requirements.

An Innovative Design

Ideally, an optical waveform generator should autonomously output a target waveform for user-friendliness, minimize the experimental requirements for driving the system and reading out the waveform, to ease online monitoring. It should also feature a long-term reliability, low losses, fibre connectivity, and maximal functionality.

Among other things, practical imperfections, such as individual device fidelities, deteriorate the performances accessible from those initially designed or simulated for. “We find that evolutionary optimization can help in overcoming the inherent design limitations of on-chip systems and hence elevate their performance and reconfigurability to a new level,” says the postdoctoral researcher.

Machine Learning for Smart Photonics

The team was able to achieve this device alongside with the recent emergence of machine learning concepts into photonics, which promises unprecedented capabilities and system performance. “The optics community is eager to learn about new methods and smart device implementations. In our work, we present an interlinked bundle of machine-learning enabling methods of high relevance, for both the technical and academic optical communities.”

The researchers used evolutionary optimization algorithms as a key tool for repurposing a programmable photonic chip beyond its original use. Evolutionary algorithms are nature-inspired computer programs, which allows to efficiently optimize many-parameter systems at significantly reduced computational resources.

This innovative research was published in the journal Optica. “For us young researchers, PhDs and postdocs, it is of paramount importance for our careers that our research is visible and shared. Thus, we are truly grateful and overwhelmed with the news that our work is published in such an outstanding and interdisciplinary journal. It heats up our ambitions to continue our work and search for even better implementations and breakthrough applications. It endorses our efforts and it is simply a great honour,” says Mario Chemnitz.

The team’s next steps include the investigation of more complex chip designs. The target is to improve the device performance, as well as the on-chip integration of the optical sampling (detection scheme). At terms, they could provide a single compact device ready-to-use.

We would love to give thanks to the writer of this article for this amazing content

Intelligent optical chip to improve telecommunications

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Journal Reference:

  1. Bennet Fischer, Mario Chemnitz, Benjamin MacLellan, Piotr Roztocki, Robin Helsten, Benjamin Wetzel, Brent E. Little, Sai T. Chu, David J. Moss, José Azaña, Roberto Morandotti. Autonomous on-chip interferometry for reconfigurable optical waveform generation. Optica, 2021; 8 (10): 1268 DOI: 10.1364/OPTICA.435435

PhD student Bennet Fischer and postdoctoral researcher Mario Chemnitz, in the team of Professor Roberto Morandotti of the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), developed a smart pulse-shaper integrated on a chip. The device output can autonomously adjust to a user-defined target waveform with strikingly low technical and computational requirements.

An Innovative Design

Ideally, an optical waveform generator should autonomously output a target waveform for user-friendliness, minimize the experimental requirements for driving the system and reading out the waveform, to ease online monitoring. It should also feature a long-term reliability, low losses, fibre connectivity, and maximal functionality.

Among other things, practical imperfections, such as individual device fidelities, deteriorate the performances accessible from those initially designed or simulated for. “We find that evolutionary optimization can help in overcoming the inherent design limitations of on-chip systems and hence elevate their performance and reconfigurability to a new level,” says the postdoctoral researcher.

Machine Learning for Smart Photonics

The team was able to achieve this device alongside with the recent emergence of machine learning concepts into photonics, which promises unprecedented capabilities and system performance. “The optics community is eager to learn about new methods and smart device implementations. In our work, we present an interlinked bundle of machine-learning enabling methods of high relevance, for both the technical and academic optical communities.”

The researchers used evolutionary optimization algorithms as a key tool for repurposing a programmable photonic chip beyond its original use. Evolutionary algorithms are nature-inspired computer programs, which allows to efficiently optimize many-parameter systems at significantly reduced computational resources.

This innovative research was published in the journal Optica. “For us young researchers, PhDs and postdocs, it is of paramount importance for our careers that our research is visible and shared. Thus, we are truly grateful and overwhelmed with the news that our work is published in such an outstanding and interdisciplinary journal. It heats up our ambitions to continue our work and search for even better implementations and breakthrough applications. It endorses our efforts and it is simply a great honour,” says Mario Chemnitz.

The team’s next steps include the investigation of more complex chip designs. The target is to improve the device performance, as well as the on-chip integration of the optical sampling (detection scheme). At terms, they could provide a single compact device ready-to-use.

We would love to give thanks to the writer of this article for this amazing content

Intelligent optical chip to improve telecommunications

" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1638817267) } [2]=> array(11) { ["title"]=> string(111) "The beaches of Athens, a stone’s throw from ancient monuments to discover – Travel Me Happy – Travel blog" ["link"]=> string(139) "https://moustachebrothers.com/magazine/the-beaches-of-athens-a-stones-throw-from-ancient-monuments-to-discover-travel-me-happy-travel-blog/" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(15) "Pauline Moonlky" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Mon, 06 Dec 2021 18:29:22 +0000" ["category"]=> string(71) "MagazineAncientAthensbeachesblogdiscoverHappymonumentsstonesthrowTravel" ["guid"]=> string(36) "https://moustachebrothers.com/?p=818" ["description"]=> string(781) "In Athens, all history lovers will reach nirvana in front of the ancient wonders of the Greek capital, while sunbathing aficionados will be seduced by the white sandy beaches. A destination that knows how to win the hearts of everyone, and this in all seasons. Head for the cradle of our civilization! The Eldorado for ... Read more" ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(6751) "

In Athens, all history lovers will reach nirvana in front of the ancient wonders of the Greek capital, while sunbathing aficionados will be seduced by the white sandy beaches. A destination that knows how to win the hearts of everyone, and this in all seasons. Head for the cradle of our civilization!

The Eldorado for history buffs

If you love visits to historical monuments and other museums of all kinds, Athens is the place to be. the place to be ! And for good reason, the city offers its visitors many of the most beautiful tourist attractions in the world. Among the places that you must not miss, we obviously find the Acropolis and the Parthenon, immense vestiges of Greek Antiquity perched on a hill overlooking the capital. Back in time guaranteed for all travelers who stroll between the impressive walls of the temple dedicated to the goddess Athena! Remember to book and get there as early as possible to avoid the endless queues.

Then head to the Roman Agora and the Tower of the Winds, to rub shoulders with the illustrious Plato and Socrates. This remarkably well-preserved historic site bears witness to the creation of democracy. Indeed, politics, finance and commerce mingled with the Roman Agora. Continue your walk through the Olympieion, a temple erected in honor of the great Zeus, which dates from the 5th century BC. Do not miss the countless museums that make up the capital: National Archaeological Museum, Acropolis Museum, Museum of Cycladic art… A true paradise for those crazy about archeology!

Paradise beaches

Athens is not just this incredible cultural and historical heritage. It is also postcard landscapes, with beaches stretching as far as the eye can see at the edge of a turquoise sea. Athens beaches are a must see, to allow yourself a swim between two visits. The most beautiful in the region are located in Voula, Vouliagméni and Varkiza. While some are relatively close, others require taking the bus or car to get there. If you want to avoid the endless flow of tourists in high season, it is better to get away as far as possible and go there outside of the busiest hours. Our favorite: Kakia cove, north-east of Athens. Wild, the beach is surrounded by steep cliffs and promises a little privacy by welcoming you between its rocks.

best athens beaches astir beach

Prepare your trip

In order not to overpay, it is strongly recommended that you plan your trip months in advance and avoid peak season. The months of June and September are therefore ideal for traveling at low prices. If you want to book your stay and benefit from attractive prices, go to the website lastminute.com. Know that Greece is a very affordable destination, and that you eat in restaurants for only 10 euros. The cost of living, the historical heritage and the idyllic beaches therefore make Athens one of the most popular destinations in Europe and in the world.

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We wish to thank the author of this write-up for this outstanding web content

The beaches of Athens, a stone’s throw from ancient monuments to discover – Travel Me Happy – Travel blog

" } ["summary"]=> string(781) "In Athens, all history lovers will reach nirvana in front of the ancient wonders of the Greek capital, while sunbathing aficionados will be seduced by the white sandy beaches. A destination that knows how to win the hearts of everyone, and this in all seasons. Head for the cradle of our civilization! The Eldorado for ... Read more" ["atom_content"]=> string(6751) "

In Athens, all history lovers will reach nirvana in front of the ancient wonders of the Greek capital, while sunbathing aficionados will be seduced by the white sandy beaches. A destination that knows how to win the hearts of everyone, and this in all seasons. Head for the cradle of our civilization!

The Eldorado for history buffs

If you love visits to historical monuments and other museums of all kinds, Athens is the place to be. the place to be ! And for good reason, the city offers its visitors many of the most beautiful tourist attractions in the world. Among the places that you must not miss, we obviously find the Acropolis and the Parthenon, immense vestiges of Greek Antiquity perched on a hill overlooking the capital. Back in time guaranteed for all travelers who stroll between the impressive walls of the temple dedicated to the goddess Athena! Remember to book and get there as early as possible to avoid the endless queues.

Then head to the Roman Agora and the Tower of the Winds, to rub shoulders with the illustrious Plato and Socrates. This remarkably well-preserved historic site bears witness to the creation of democracy. Indeed, politics, finance and commerce mingled with the Roman Agora. Continue your walk through the Olympieion, a temple erected in honor of the great Zeus, which dates from the 5th century BC. Do not miss the countless museums that make up the capital: National Archaeological Museum, Acropolis Museum, Museum of Cycladic art… A true paradise for those crazy about archeology!

Paradise beaches

Athens is not just this incredible cultural and historical heritage. It is also postcard landscapes, with beaches stretching as far as the eye can see at the edge of a turquoise sea. Athens beaches are a must see, to allow yourself a swim between two visits. The most beautiful in the region are located in Voula, Vouliagméni and Varkiza. While some are relatively close, others require taking the bus or car to get there. If you want to avoid the endless flow of tourists in high season, it is better to get away as far as possible and go there outside of the busiest hours. Our favorite: Kakia cove, north-east of Athens. Wild, the beach is surrounded by steep cliffs and promises a little privacy by welcoming you between its rocks.

best athens beaches astir beach

Prepare your trip

In order not to overpay, it is strongly recommended that you plan your trip months in advance and avoid peak season. The months of June and September are therefore ideal for traveling at low prices. If you want to book your stay and benefit from attractive prices, go to the website lastminute.com. Know that Greece is a very affordable destination, and that you eat in restaurants for only 10 euros. The cost of living, the historical heritage and the idyllic beaches therefore make Athens one of the most popular destinations in Europe and in the world.

comments

We wish to thank the author of this write-up for this outstanding web content

The beaches of Athens, a stone’s throw from ancient monuments to discover – Travel Me Happy – Travel blog

" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1638815362) } [3]=> array(11) { ["title"]=> string(119) "Factual Round up: UKTV & ZDF pick up Scorpion TV docs; ‘Cops’ comes to social media; Rakuten TV launches ‘Seve’" ["link"]=> string(131) "https://moustachebrothers.com/movie-production-companies/factual-round-up-uktv-cops-comes-to-social-media-rakuten-tv-launches-seve/" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(12) "Sally Scully" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Mon, 06 Dec 2021 18:25:42 +0000" ["category"]=> string(90) "Movie Production CompaniesCopsdocsFactuallaunchesMediapickRakutenScorpionSevesocialUKTVZDF" ["guid"]=> string(36) "https://moustachebrothers.com/?p=812" ["description"]=> string(813) "Children’s Ward UKTV & ZDF pick up Scorpion TV docs UKTV, ZDF and others have struck deals with UK-based indie distributor Scorpion TV for a slew of factual content. UKTV has acquired Children’s Ward (7 x 30-minutes) for its entertainment channel W. Originally produced by Chwarel for BBC Wales, the series explores heart-warming stories from one ... Read more" ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(6784) "

Children’s Ward

UKTV & ZDF pick up Scorpion TV docs

UKTV, ZDF and others have struck deals with UK-based indie distributor Scorpion TV for a slew of factual content.

UKTV has acquired Children’s Ward (7 x 30-minutes) for its entertainment channel W. Originally produced by Chwarel for BBC Wales, the series explores heart-warming stories from one of the busiest children’s wards in Wales.

In Germany, ZDF has acquired topical titles: Fake: Searching For Truth In The Age of Misinformation (1 x 56-minutes), produced by Connecticut Public TV, and Football Fans Under Their Skin (1 x 46-minutes), which originally aired on ITV in the UK

Recently launched TV channel Bild has bought Fortune Fights (10 x 45-minutes). The series examines the careers, personal lives and legal battles of the biggest stars, both famous, and infamous.

NRK in Norway and SRF in Switzerland have both licensed The World’s Biggest Family, a 1 x 43-minute doc where a man with 600 half-siblings looks at the odd world of anonymous sperm donation and how that standard practice of anonymity is starting to crack open at last.

Waterbear has also acquired The World’s Biggest Family along with the 1 x 52-minute feature doc The True Cost, from Life Is My Movie, and 2019 BBC Storyville documentary Seahorse: The Dad Who Gave Birth (1 x 89-minutes), produced by Grain Media.

David Cornwall, founder and CEO of Scorpion TV, commented: “From fixed rig docuseries, stories of injustice in our sports and unique stories like Seahorse, we’re proud to have built a catalogue that meets the needs of modern buyers under pressure.”

cops logo‘Cops’ comes to social media

UK distributor Rights Booster and US-based Langley Productions have partnered with Little Dot Studios to launch long-running US obs-doc series Cops on YouTube and Facebook.

The agreement between Rights Booster, the show’s producer Langley Productions, and Little Dot encompasses more than 500 hours of programming from the Cops catalogue, which will be published over time on standalone Cops social media accounts and Little Dot owned channels. The roll out will begin later this year.

The Cops franchise follows police officers, constables and sheriffs’ deputies during patrols and various police activity by embedding camera crews with their units.

The show ran to 33 seasons on US broadcast network Fox until 2013, then Spike and more recently Paramount. It has recently been commissioned for a new series in the US with Fox Nation, following its cancellation by Paramount last year in the wake of George Floyd’s death while in police custody.

President of Langley Productions, Morgan Langley, commented: “Little Dot Studios are a best-in-class company who really understand the social media space – they know how to maximize value for partners, and leverage great content across the online landscape.

“We’re excited to supercharge our online presence worldwide, in collaboration with our partners at Rights Booster, and we’re very excited about the timing of this launch, both domestically and abroad.”

SEVE Poster VERTICAL copy

Seve

Rakuten TV launches ‘Seve’

Rakuten TV will tomorrow debut an exclusive documentary about the life of golfing star Severiano Ballesteros.

The European AVOD will launch the 1 x 90-minute Seve, which is produced by ZigZag Productions in partnership with The R&A and Egoli Media, and explores the life of Ballesteros from his humble beginnings to becoming one of the greatest sporting icons of all time.

The film is the latest addition to the Rakuten Stories collection – available on-demand and as a linear channel – featuring Rakuten TV’s original and exclusive content. Seve will be available on-demand from 24 September, landing on the Rakuten Stories channel on 30 September.

We want to say thanks to the writer of this short article for this remarkable material

Factual Round up: UKTV & ZDF pick up Scorpion TV docs; ‘Cops’ comes to social media; Rakuten TV launches ‘Seve’

" } ["summary"]=> string(813) "Children’s Ward UKTV & ZDF pick up Scorpion TV docs UKTV, ZDF and others have struck deals with UK-based indie distributor Scorpion TV for a slew of factual content. UKTV has acquired Children’s Ward (7 x 30-minutes) for its entertainment channel W. Originally produced by Chwarel for BBC Wales, the series explores heart-warming stories from one ... Read more" ["atom_content"]=> string(6784) "

Children’s Ward

UKTV & ZDF pick up Scorpion TV docs

UKTV, ZDF and others have struck deals with UK-based indie distributor Scorpion TV for a slew of factual content.

UKTV has acquired Children’s Ward (7 x 30-minutes) for its entertainment channel W. Originally produced by Chwarel for BBC Wales, the series explores heart-warming stories from one of the busiest children’s wards in Wales.

In Germany, ZDF has acquired topical titles: Fake: Searching For Truth In The Age of Misinformation (1 x 56-minutes), produced by Connecticut Public TV, and Football Fans Under Their Skin (1 x 46-minutes), which originally aired on ITV in the UK

Recently launched TV channel Bild has bought Fortune Fights (10 x 45-minutes). The series examines the careers, personal lives and legal battles of the biggest stars, both famous, and infamous.

NRK in Norway and SRF in Switzerland have both licensed The World’s Biggest Family, a 1 x 43-minute doc where a man with 600 half-siblings looks at the odd world of anonymous sperm donation and how that standard practice of anonymity is starting to crack open at last.

Waterbear has also acquired The World’s Biggest Family along with the 1 x 52-minute feature doc The True Cost, from Life Is My Movie, and 2019 BBC Storyville documentary Seahorse: The Dad Who Gave Birth (1 x 89-minutes), produced by Grain Media.

David Cornwall, founder and CEO of Scorpion TV, commented: “From fixed rig docuseries, stories of injustice in our sports and unique stories like Seahorse, we’re proud to have built a catalogue that meets the needs of modern buyers under pressure.”

cops logo‘Cops’ comes to social media

UK distributor Rights Booster and US-based Langley Productions have partnered with Little Dot Studios to launch long-running US obs-doc series Cops on YouTube and Facebook.

The agreement between Rights Booster, the show’s producer Langley Productions, and Little Dot encompasses more than 500 hours of programming from the Cops catalogue, which will be published over time on standalone Cops social media accounts and Little Dot owned channels. The roll out will begin later this year.

The Cops franchise follows police officers, constables and sheriffs’ deputies during patrols and various police activity by embedding camera crews with their units.

The show ran to 33 seasons on US broadcast network Fox until 2013, then Spike and more recently Paramount. It has recently been commissioned for a new series in the US with Fox Nation, following its cancellation by Paramount last year in the wake of George Floyd’s death while in police custody.

President of Langley Productions, Morgan Langley, commented: “Little Dot Studios are a best-in-class company who really understand the social media space – they know how to maximize value for partners, and leverage great content across the online landscape.

“We’re excited to supercharge our online presence worldwide, in collaboration with our partners at Rights Booster, and we’re very excited about the timing of this launch, both domestically and abroad.”

SEVE Poster VERTICAL copy

Seve

Rakuten TV launches ‘Seve’

Rakuten TV will tomorrow debut an exclusive documentary about the life of golfing star Severiano Ballesteros.

The European AVOD will launch the 1 x 90-minute Seve, which is produced by ZigZag Productions in partnership with The R&A and Egoli Media, and explores the life of Ballesteros from his humble beginnings to becoming one of the greatest sporting icons of all time.

The film is the latest addition to the Rakuten Stories collection – available on-demand and as a linear channel – featuring Rakuten TV’s original and exclusive content. Seve will be available on-demand from 24 September, landing on the Rakuten Stories channel on 30 September.

We want to say thanks to the writer of this short article for this remarkable material

Factual Round up: UKTV & ZDF pick up Scorpion TV docs; ‘Cops’ comes to social media; Rakuten TV launches ‘Seve’

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To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 am, find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of “Monde Afrique”.

The “library” (detail), by the Zimbabwean artist Kudzanai Chiurai, visible at the “Ubuntu, a lucid dream” exhibition, which is being held at the Palais de Tokyo, in Paris, until February 20, 2022.

When curator Marie Ann Yemsi began to think about her exhibition “Ubuntu, a lucid dream”, which is being held at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, Kudzanai Chiurai’s name was high on her list. Because the young Zimbabwean artist “Is in the daring and complexity”, she specifies. Because he also knows how to dig into the folds of history to bring out forgotten stories and “counter-memories”.

Born in 1981, a year after his country’s independence, into a highly politicized family, Kudzanai Chiurai made history and colonial struggles the raw material of a work that is presented in paintings, photos and images. experimental films. Starting from the observation that the continent’s archives are neglected and difficult to access, for five years he began to hunt for the modest relics of resistance to the British occupier.

Read also “Everyone brings their own stone”: when French and African museums work hand in hand

In a few years, he established The Library Of Things We Forgot To Remember (“The library of things we forgot to remember”), made up of leaflets, fanzines, posters of the independence struggles, as well as Chimurenga vinyl albums, those songs that accompanied the fight for independence of Zimbabwe, in the 1970s. To this group, he added works of African artists whose work resonates with these fighting memories.

From this collection, Kudzanai Chiurai has made an evolving and itinerant project, a ” free zone “ in his words, entrusted at each stopover to one “Librarian”. To explain its vocation, Khanya Mashabela, responsible for the Parisian stage which takes place over 200 m2 at the Palais de Tokyo, readily quotes the philosopher Jacques Derrida: “Effective democratization is always measured by this essential criterion: participation in and access to the archive, its constitution and its interpretation. “

“Around questions of race and history”

Also, this collection is usually exhibited to the public, in a small space of 60 m2 tucked away in a Johannesburg mall. “I did not find myself in traditional libraries, linked to an educational system that comes from the colonial era, explique Kudzanai Chiurai. I find myself in the library that I created and others, like me, can also feel comfortable there. “

In 2001, the artist was the first black student in the fine arts curriculum at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. A baptism with the appearance of bad hazing. During his four years, he cashed in on insults, spat, and became suspicious as soon as a robbery was committed at the university.

Read also At the AKAA Fair, “World Africa” favorites

Seven years after the fall of apartheid, within the confines of the campus itself, certain spaces were unofficially reserved for whites. However, these years were also formative on an artistic level. “It helped me to build my thinking around questions of race and history”, he explains.

In a unit where teaching was about the history of Western art, encouraged by some professors, Kudzanai Chiurai writes essays on black popular culture and explores the history of artists of color. Very quickly, too, he gets noticed. In 2008, his posters depicting Robert Mugabe, then president of Zimbabwe, his head bristling with demonic horns and surrounded by flames, earned him a few threats. He will not return to his home country until 2015.

Very theatrical productions

An exile that did not prevent Kudzanai Chiurai from experiencing a meteoric career. His photos were very quickly acclaimed, especially those where his friend DJ Siyabonga puts himself in the shoes of ministers by striking a pose with emphasis. Equally appreciated, his very theatrical staging, replaying episodes of colonial history such as the expeditions of David Livingstone.

Since then, he has exhibited at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, as well as at the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris. In 2012, he was even invited to the Documenta, a prestigious five-year exhibition held in Cassel, Germany.

This success gave him wings, without completely reassuring him. “When your freedom depends on a law, a legal text, are you really free? “, he asks himself, quoting from his bedside book, The Long Emancipation : Moving Toward Black Freedom, by Canadian scholar Rinaldo Walcott. The question is just returned to him. “I am free enough to be an artist, he answers tit for tat, but awake enough to know that this freedom is not given to me naturally. “

“Ubuntu, a lucid dream”, until February 20, 2022, at the Palais de Tokyo, in Paris.
http://www.palaisdetokyo.com/fr

We would like to say thanks to the author of this article for this amazing material

In the “library” of Zimbabwean artist Kudzanai Chiurai

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To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 am, find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of “Monde Afrique”.

The “library” (detail), by the Zimbabwean artist Kudzanai Chiurai, visible at the “Ubuntu, a lucid dream” exhibition, which is being held at the Palais de Tokyo, in Paris, until February 20, 2022.

When curator Marie Ann Yemsi began to think about her exhibition “Ubuntu, a lucid dream”, which is being held at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, Kudzanai Chiurai’s name was high on her list. Because the young Zimbabwean artist “Is in the daring and complexity”, she specifies. Because he also knows how to dig into the folds of history to bring out forgotten stories and “counter-memories”.

Born in 1981, a year after his country’s independence, into a highly politicized family, Kudzanai Chiurai made history and colonial struggles the raw material of a work that is presented in paintings, photos and images. experimental films. Starting from the observation that the continent’s archives are neglected and difficult to access, for five years he began to hunt for the modest relics of resistance to the British occupier.

Read also “Everyone brings their own stone”: when French and African museums work hand in hand

In a few years, he established The Library Of Things We Forgot To Remember (“The library of things we forgot to remember”), made up of leaflets, fanzines, posters of the independence struggles, as well as Chimurenga vinyl albums, those songs that accompanied the fight for independence of Zimbabwe, in the 1970s. To this group, he added works of African artists whose work resonates with these fighting memories.

From this collection, Kudzanai Chiurai has made an evolving and itinerant project, a ” free zone “ in his words, entrusted at each stopover to one “Librarian”. To explain its vocation, Khanya Mashabela, responsible for the Parisian stage which takes place over 200 m2 at the Palais de Tokyo, readily quotes the philosopher Jacques Derrida: “Effective democratization is always measured by this essential criterion: participation in and access to the archive, its constitution and its interpretation. “

“Around questions of race and history”

Also, this collection is usually exhibited to the public, in a small space of 60 m2 tucked away in a Johannesburg mall. “I did not find myself in traditional libraries, linked to an educational system that comes from the colonial era, explique Kudzanai Chiurai. I find myself in the library that I created and others, like me, can also feel comfortable there. “

In 2001, the artist was the first black student in the fine arts curriculum at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. A baptism with the appearance of bad hazing. During his four years, he cashed in on insults, spat, and became suspicious as soon as a robbery was committed at the university.

Read also At the AKAA Fair, “World Africa” favorites

Seven years after the fall of apartheid, within the confines of the campus itself, certain spaces were unofficially reserved for whites. However, these years were also formative on an artistic level. “It helped me to build my thinking around questions of race and history”, he explains.

In a unit where teaching was about the history of Western art, encouraged by some professors, Kudzanai Chiurai writes essays on black popular culture and explores the history of artists of color. Very quickly, too, he gets noticed. In 2008, his posters depicting Robert Mugabe, then president of Zimbabwe, his head bristling with demonic horns and surrounded by flames, earned him a few threats. He will not return to his home country until 2015.

Very theatrical productions

An exile that did not prevent Kudzanai Chiurai from experiencing a meteoric career. His photos were very quickly acclaimed, especially those where his friend DJ Siyabonga puts himself in the shoes of ministers by striking a pose with emphasis. Equally appreciated, his very theatrical staging, replaying episodes of colonial history such as the expeditions of David Livingstone.

Since then, he has exhibited at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, as well as at the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris. In 2012, he was even invited to the Documenta, a prestigious five-year exhibition held in Cassel, Germany.

This success gave him wings, without completely reassuring him. “When your freedom depends on a law, a legal text, are you really free? “, he asks himself, quoting from his bedside book, The Long Emancipation : Moving Toward Black Freedom, by Canadian scholar Rinaldo Walcott. The question is just returned to him. “I am free enough to be an artist, he answers tit for tat, but awake enough to know that this freedom is not given to me naturally. “

“Ubuntu, a lucid dream”, until February 20, 2022, at the Palais de Tokyo, in Paris.
http://www.palaisdetokyo.com/fr

We would like to say thanks to the author of this article for this amazing material

In the “library” of Zimbabwean artist Kudzanai Chiurai

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“Most Zrní fans are unlikely to visit Ankali and vice versa,” says Isama Zing when I ask him about tribalism in society, which is one of the main themes of this year’s album “Blurry AF”. The following interview is about the crowd of guests and his approach to electronic music and Romani ballads.


Musicians often choose multiple pseudonyms to distinguish their creative faces. That’s what you have too – Pjoni is more electroacoustic, more improvised and conceptual, Isama Zing is more club-like and largely built on beats and rhythms. What was the primary motive that Pjoni did to you already was not enough?

I felt that Pjoni already carried too many connotations with me, I wanted to release music under a name that would have no context. The original plan was to split it: under the new pseudonym Isama Zing to release more club music, Pjoni was supposed to remain more experimental and improvisational, but I had already abandoned this division. I’m slowly getting to the point where I’d rather reconnect those identities. (laughter)

In one interview, you said that when creating electronic music “you just have to be careful that life stays there”. What are you doing to make it happen of life in your compositions did you achieve?

When a person creates music, especially on a computer, in one program, that program determines the way he creates on a subconscious level. The architecture of the software naturally tempts to store sounds on a grid, use pure straight tones and designed sounds from sound banks. I try to realize what limitations or guidelines the software gives me, and I’m going against them. There are many ways to get rid of it and create completely organic and living electronics. For example, instead of synths, I often use acoustic sources of sound, which I then morph in various ways, into new textural, even hyperrealistic forms. On the last album, I also work a lot with recorded sounds, instruments and singers, so avoiding sterility was a little easier.

To your current recording: the press release states that “More than anything else, ‘Blurry AF’ is primarily a mediator set in the direction of tribalism that we can see in various music scenes and subcultures.”. What did you mean by that?


© Jan Kuca

That sentence then continues and expands it into a society-wide context. But yes, I think there is a kind of genre segregation in music as well. For example, most Grain fans are unlikely to visit Ankali and vice versa. There is this dimension in the electronic scene itself, either because they call others too commercial and the others too underground, or they are not open to other music in purely genre terms. One of the reasons the album is called “Blurry AF” is the intention to break these boundaries and seamlessly intersect. Whether this has succeeded must be judged by the listeners.

Someone has collaborated with you on every song in the album. Was it an intention from the beginning, or did this concept only emerge over time?

From the beginning, I wanted it to be a collaborative album, I wanted to be inspired by the thinking of other musicians and create perhaps a richer, more varied work. Specific collaborations arose during the creation of the album. Each track has asked itself who it wants to work with, and I’m enormously grateful to everyone who came with me.

The list of those collaborators is more than varied. How did you choose them?

Depending on who I’m close to musically and personally, and as I indicated in the previous answer – each track has chosen who it wants to work with.

Who was the hardest to persuade, if you persuaded?

Fortunately, I didn’t have to talk to anyone.

And which of those collaborations is the most valuable to you, which do you value the most?

They are all very valuable to me, I appreciate the time and energy that these people have selflessly put into it. It is a pleasure to have such talented and cordial friends.

Include Zing

Music producer, composer and sound engineer Jonatan Pastirčák performs on the music scene as Pjoni or Isama Zing. He studied music production at the UAE Institute in London, but has been involved in music since childhood (his first band was called Tucan and he founded it when he was about ten years old). He became more famous as part of the duo Ink Midget & Pjoni, with which he won the Radio Head Award. He has collaborated with Katarzia, produced albums by Zrní or Zvíře named Podzim, and has soundtracks for films (“In the Net”, “Lines”, “Dirt” and others) as well as theatrical performances (for example “Antigona” with the aforementioned Katarzia). Under the pseudonym Isama Zing, he released his debut eponymous EP in 2017, which he followed up this November with the album “Blurry AF”.

The tracklist also includes two Romani ballads sung by Irena Pokutová and Béla Pokuta. What fascinates you about Romani music?

On Romani folk songs (especially ballads) I am fascinated by the deep raw emotion that is going to tear your heart apart. It has fascinated me for a very long time. It is something extremely rare and unfortunately it is probably based on the authentic pain and hard life that these particular singers live. It is definitely not something that can be generalized to Roma music as such, it concerns specific people / musicians. I am very grateful to Jane Belišová, who collects these songs and forms a rich archive, without which they would gradually fall into oblivion.

Are you counting on some guests for a possible live release of the record?

I would like at least one or two concerts with the singers from the album to succeed.

Include Zing, MeetFactory, Prague, 26.1.2016
© Jan Kuca

You travel between Prague and Bratislava. How has the coronavirus affected your life? As a musician, how do you perceive anti-epidemic measures and assistance to artists in the Czech Republic in comparison with measures and assistance in Slovakia?

It was very strange, especially at the beginning, when a strict lockdown took place, it was suddenly impossible to travel to Prague. Something I was used to as a matter of course was suddenly not possible and we had no idea how long it would take. The first months of the pandemic really dropped my robots and I had more time off, which I have to admit selfishly, I also had a pretty good time. I was lucky that I still had a robot, but a lot of people lost all their income and they were very bad at it. Since I did not ask for help myself, I cannot judge how sufficient it was. But I definitely know she was extremely slow and ill-conceived. I am not familiar with Czech pandemic aid enough to be able to compare. I am glad that a kind of mutual solidarity and cooperation between musicians across genres has emerged in Slovakia, thanks to which they have been able to communicate clearly with the government and correct measures together.

We know what Isama Zing did. What is Pjoni doing now?

He is working on several soundtracks for movies and theaters and then maybe there will be some time to work on a new album.

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INTERVIEWS: Isama Zing – Each track has asked who it wants to work with

" } ["summary"]=> string(680) "“Most Zrní fans are unlikely to visit Ankali and vice versa,” says Isama Zing when I ask him about tribalism in society, which is one of the main themes of this year’s album “Blurry AF”. The following interview is about the crowd of guests and his approach to electronic music and Romani ballads. Musicians often ... Read more" ["atom_content"]=> string(9563) "

“Most Zrní fans are unlikely to visit Ankali and vice versa,” says Isama Zing when I ask him about tribalism in society, which is one of the main themes of this year’s album “Blurry AF”. The following interview is about the crowd of guests and his approach to electronic music and Romani ballads.


Musicians often choose multiple pseudonyms to distinguish their creative faces. That’s what you have too – Pjoni is more electroacoustic, more improvised and conceptual, Isama Zing is more club-like and largely built on beats and rhythms. What was the primary motive that Pjoni did to you already was not enough?

I felt that Pjoni already carried too many connotations with me, I wanted to release music under a name that would have no context. The original plan was to split it: under the new pseudonym Isama Zing to release more club music, Pjoni was supposed to remain more experimental and improvisational, but I had already abandoned this division. I’m slowly getting to the point where I’d rather reconnect those identities. (laughter)

In one interview, you said that when creating electronic music “you just have to be careful that life stays there”. What are you doing to make it happen of life in your compositions did you achieve?

When a person creates music, especially on a computer, in one program, that program determines the way he creates on a subconscious level. The architecture of the software naturally tempts to store sounds on a grid, use pure straight tones and designed sounds from sound banks. I try to realize what limitations or guidelines the software gives me, and I’m going against them. There are many ways to get rid of it and create completely organic and living electronics. For example, instead of synths, I often use acoustic sources of sound, which I then morph in various ways, into new textural, even hyperrealistic forms. On the last album, I also work a lot with recorded sounds, instruments and singers, so avoiding sterility was a little easier.

To your current recording: the press release states that “More than anything else, ‘Blurry AF’ is primarily a mediator set in the direction of tribalism that we can see in various music scenes and subcultures.”. What did you mean by that?


© Jan Kuca

That sentence then continues and expands it into a society-wide context. But yes, I think there is a kind of genre segregation in music as well. For example, most Grain fans are unlikely to visit Ankali and vice versa. There is this dimension in the electronic scene itself, either because they call others too commercial and the others too underground, or they are not open to other music in purely genre terms. One of the reasons the album is called “Blurry AF” is the intention to break these boundaries and seamlessly intersect. Whether this has succeeded must be judged by the listeners.

Someone has collaborated with you on every song in the album. Was it an intention from the beginning, or did this concept only emerge over time?

From the beginning, I wanted it to be a collaborative album, I wanted to be inspired by the thinking of other musicians and create perhaps a richer, more varied work. Specific collaborations arose during the creation of the album. Each track has asked itself who it wants to work with, and I’m enormously grateful to everyone who came with me.

The list of those collaborators is more than varied. How did you choose them?

Depending on who I’m close to musically and personally, and as I indicated in the previous answer – each track has chosen who it wants to work with.

Who was the hardest to persuade, if you persuaded?

Fortunately, I didn’t have to talk to anyone.

And which of those collaborations is the most valuable to you, which do you value the most?

They are all very valuable to me, I appreciate the time and energy that these people have selflessly put into it. It is a pleasure to have such talented and cordial friends.

Include Zing

Music producer, composer and sound engineer Jonatan Pastirčák performs on the music scene as Pjoni or Isama Zing. He studied music production at the UAE Institute in London, but has been involved in music since childhood (his first band was called Tucan and he founded it when he was about ten years old). He became more famous as part of the duo Ink Midget & Pjoni, with which he won the Radio Head Award. He has collaborated with Katarzia, produced albums by Zrní or Zvíře named Podzim, and has soundtracks for films (“In the Net”, “Lines”, “Dirt” and others) as well as theatrical performances (for example “Antigona” with the aforementioned Katarzia). Under the pseudonym Isama Zing, he released his debut eponymous EP in 2017, which he followed up this November with the album “Blurry AF”.

The tracklist also includes two Romani ballads sung by Irena Pokutová and Béla Pokuta. What fascinates you about Romani music?

On Romani folk songs (especially ballads) I am fascinated by the deep raw emotion that is going to tear your heart apart. It has fascinated me for a very long time. It is something extremely rare and unfortunately it is probably based on the authentic pain and hard life that these particular singers live. It is definitely not something that can be generalized to Roma music as such, it concerns specific people / musicians. I am very grateful to Jane Belišová, who collects these songs and forms a rich archive, without which they would gradually fall into oblivion.

Are you counting on some guests for a possible live release of the record?

I would like at least one or two concerts with the singers from the album to succeed.

Include Zing, MeetFactory, Prague, 26.1.2016
© Jan Kuca

You travel between Prague and Bratislava. How has the coronavirus affected your life? As a musician, how do you perceive anti-epidemic measures and assistance to artists in the Czech Republic in comparison with measures and assistance in Slovakia?

It was very strange, especially at the beginning, when a strict lockdown took place, it was suddenly impossible to travel to Prague. Something I was used to as a matter of course was suddenly not possible and we had no idea how long it would take. The first months of the pandemic really dropped my robots and I had more time off, which I have to admit selfishly, I also had a pretty good time. I was lucky that I still had a robot, but a lot of people lost all their income and they were very bad at it. Since I did not ask for help myself, I cannot judge how sufficient it was. But I definitely know she was extremely slow and ill-conceived. I am not familiar with Czech pandemic aid enough to be able to compare. I am glad that a kind of mutual solidarity and cooperation between musicians across genres has emerged in Slovakia, thanks to which they have been able to communicate clearly with the government and correct measures together.

We know what Isama Zing did. What is Pjoni doing now?

He is working on several soundtracks for movies and theaters and then maybe there will be some time to work on a new album.

0vpbh

67001

We would love to say thanks to the writer of this short article for this awesome web content

INTERVIEWS: Isama Zing – Each track has asked who it wants to work with

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Journal Reference:

  1. Shannon G. Taylor, Lauren R. Locklear, Donald H. Kluemper, Xinxin Lu. Beyond targets and instigators: Examining workplace incivility in dyads and the moderating role of perceived incivility norms.. Journal of Applied Psychology, 2021; DOI: 10.1037/apl0000910

“Because prior research suggests workplace mistreatment is harmful and widespread, it is often called an epidemic, but our findings show that rude behavior is less like the flu and more like cholera,” says Shannon Taylor, an associate professor of management and co-author of the report. “It is still harmful, but far less common, and outbreaks are often traced to a single source — much like a contaminated water pump.”

While the study was conducted prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Taylor says his team’s findings are just as applicable to remote work environments. Collaborating remotely presents a variety of challenges that can lead to miscommunication and misinterpretation.

“As employees return to work on-site, our study suggests developing and maintaining good relationships with co-workers is important now more than ever,” Taylor says.

The study, co-authored by UCF doctoral student Lauren Locklear, was published this month in the Journal of Applied Psychology. The project takes a closer look at the influence of workplace relationships on disrespectful behavior in the office.

The study examined rude behavior among restaurant, manufacturing, and office workers. Researchers found that while most employees experience rudeness at work, these experiences came from a small number of co-workers. Although 70% of employees experienced rudeness at work, only 16 percent of workplace relationships were characterized by rude behavior.

An employee’s individual personality, position and other traits are major factors in determining the level of incivility present in a given workplace. Across all study groups, researchers found that unique relationships between colleagues have just as strong an influence in determining whether workers will be rude to one another.

“Even if one employee is a jerk to everyone and their co-worker is the office punching bag, there is still something about their unique relationship that explains how well they get along together,” Taylor says. “Most people do experience rude behavior, but most of their relationships are not characterized by rudeness.”

Behavioral expectations and workplace culture also play a key role in influencing employee mistreatment. But an employee’s perceptions about how their colleagues should treat each other have a stronger impact on rude behavior than an employee’s perceptions about how their colleagues actually treat each other.

“Employees’ beliefs about what is ‘right and wrong’ at work have a big impact on what happens on the job,” says Locklear. “Employers should ensure there are strong norms for respect and civility in the workplace. Having a zero-tolerance policy for these rude behaviors is key to stopping mistreatment in its tracks.”

Being clear and encouraging positive interactions will be key, the study’s authors say.

“Our prior work shows gratitude and appreciation are important aspects to fostering positive employee relationships and decreasing negative workplace behavior,” Locklear says. “Expressing these positive behaviors will be essential in determining how smoothly we return to in-person work environments.”

Other study authors include: Donald H. Kluemper, an associate professor in University of Illinois at Chicago’s Department of Managerial Studies, and Xinxin Lu, a Ph.D. student at University of Illinois at Chicago’s Department of Managerial Studies.

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Journal Reference:

  1. Shannon G. Taylor, Lauren R. Locklear, Donald H. Kluemper, Xinxin Lu. Beyond targets and instigators: Examining workplace incivility in dyads and the moderating role of perceived incivility norms.. Journal of Applied Psychology, 2021; DOI: 10.1037/apl0000910

“Because prior research suggests workplace mistreatment is harmful and widespread, it is often called an epidemic, but our findings show that rude behavior is less like the flu and more like cholera,” says Shannon Taylor, an associate professor of management and co-author of the report. “It is still harmful, but far less common, and outbreaks are often traced to a single source — much like a contaminated water pump.”

While the study was conducted prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Taylor says his team’s findings are just as applicable to remote work environments. Collaborating remotely presents a variety of challenges that can lead to miscommunication and misinterpretation.

“As employees return to work on-site, our study suggests developing and maintaining good relationships with co-workers is important now more than ever,” Taylor says.

The study, co-authored by UCF doctoral student Lauren Locklear, was published this month in the Journal of Applied Psychology. The project takes a closer look at the influence of workplace relationships on disrespectful behavior in the office.

The study examined rude behavior among restaurant, manufacturing, and office workers. Researchers found that while most employees experience rudeness at work, these experiences came from a small number of co-workers. Although 70% of employees experienced rudeness at work, only 16 percent of workplace relationships were characterized by rude behavior.

An employee’s individual personality, position and other traits are major factors in determining the level of incivility present in a given workplace. Across all study groups, researchers found that unique relationships between colleagues have just as strong an influence in determining whether workers will be rude to one another.

“Even if one employee is a jerk to everyone and their co-worker is the office punching bag, there is still something about their unique relationship that explains how well they get along together,” Taylor says. “Most people do experience rude behavior, but most of their relationships are not characterized by rudeness.”

Behavioral expectations and workplace culture also play a key role in influencing employee mistreatment. But an employee’s perceptions about how their colleagues should treat each other have a stronger impact on rude behavior than an employee’s perceptions about how their colleagues actually treat each other.

“Employees’ beliefs about what is ‘right and wrong’ at work have a big impact on what happens on the job,” says Locklear. “Employers should ensure there are strong norms for respect and civility in the workplace. Having a zero-tolerance policy for these rude behaviors is key to stopping mistreatment in its tracks.”

Being clear and encouraging positive interactions will be key, the study’s authors say.

“Our prior work shows gratitude and appreciation are important aspects to fostering positive employee relationships and decreasing negative workplace behavior,” Locklear says. “Expressing these positive behaviors will be essential in determining how smoothly we return to in-person work environments.”

Other study authors include: Donald H. Kluemper, an associate professor in University of Illinois at Chicago’s Department of Managerial Studies, and Xinxin Lu, a Ph.D. student at University of Illinois at Chicago’s Department of Managerial Studies.

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The cast of Squid Game has gained immense notoriety in Hollywood because of the Netflix Korean drama. Main actors like Lee Jung-jae, HoYeon Jung, and director Hwang Dong-hyuk have attended multiple awards shows with star-studded celebrities. On The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, Lee admitted he encountered every fan’s dreams of taking a photo with Leonardo DiCaprio at an event.

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Leonardo DiCaprio is a fan of ‘Squid Game’

On The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, Lee was asked about Squid Game’s global popularity. Colbert mentioned the South Korean actor is already a household name in his home country for decades. Lee has starred in multiple K-dramas and movies throughout his career. Even Lee is getting his own star-studded Hollywood fan base.

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The cast of Squid Game has gained immense notoriety in Hollywood because of the Netflix Korean drama. Main actors like Lee Jung-jae, HoYeon Jung, and director Hwang Dong-hyuk have attended multiple awards shows with star-studded celebrities. On The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, Lee admitted he encountered every fan’s dreams of taking a photo with Leonardo DiCaprio at an event.

‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ and guest Lee Jung-Jae | Scott Kowalchyk/CBS via Getty Images

Leonardo DiCaprio is a fan of ‘Squid Game’

On The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, Lee was asked about Squid Game’s global popularity. Colbert mentioned the South Korean actor is already a household name in his home country for decades. Lee has starred in multiple K-dramas and movies throughout his career. Even Lee is getting his own star-studded Hollywood fan base.

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" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1638811132) } [8]=> array(11) { ["title"]=> string(97) "Samuel Goldwyn Films Acquires Venice Competition Pic ‘Captain Volkonogov Escaped’ (EXCLUSIVE)" ["link"]=> string(147) "https://moustachebrothers.com/movie-production-companies/samuel-goldwyn-films-acquires-venice-competition-pic-captain-volkonogov-escaped-exclusive/" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(12) "Sally Scully" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Mon, 06 Dec 2021 17:17:31 +0000" ["category"]=> string(105) "Movie Production CompaniesAcquiresCaptainCompetitionEscapedEXCLUSIVEFilmsGoldwynPicSamuelVeniceVolkonogov" ["guid"]=> string(36) "https://moustachebrothers.com/?p=791" ["description"]=> string(804) "Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired North American rights to Stalin-era stylish thriller “Captain Volkonogov Escaped,” which world premiered in competition at Venice and earned stellar reviews. Sold by Memento International (“A Hero,” “Call Me By Your Name”), the film will have its North American premiere at the Chicago International Film Festival. More from Variety Penned ... Read more" ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(5413) "

Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired North American rights to Stalin-era stylish thriller “Captain Volkonogov Escaped,” which world premiered in competition at Venice and earned stellar reviews.

Sold by Memento International (“A Hero,” “Call Me By Your Name”), the film will have its North American premiere at the Chicago International Film Festival.

More from Variety

Penned and directed by Natasha Merkulova and Aleksey Chupov, the film stars rising Russian actor Yuri Borisov (“Compartment 6,” “Petrov’s Flu”) as Captain Volkonogov, a well-respected law enforcer in the former Soviet Union who witnesses his colleagues being suspiciously questioned. Sensing that his turn will soon come, he plans to escape, only to find his former colleagues hot on his tail. When the vulnerable Volkonogov gets a message from hell that he’ll be sentenced to eternal torment, he must find a way to repent. But time is running out and the manhunt is closing in on him.

Memento International has now sold “Captain Volkonogov Escaped” in most major markets, including Eastern Europe (HBO Europe), Italy (I Wonder), Benelux (Imagine), Norway (Fidalgo), Poland (Mayfly), Greece (Cinobo) and Indonesia (PT Falcon). It will be released by Kinovista in France, Central Partnership in Russia and Homeless Bob in Estonia.

Borisov stars opposite Timofey Tribuntsev (“Petrov’s Flu”) and Natalya Kudryashova, who won best actress at Venice for her performance in Merkulova and Chupov’s 2018 film “The Man Who Surprised Everyone.” The movie was produced by emerging Russian producers Valeriy Fedorovich and Evgeniy Nikishov at MC2Production, Alexander Plotnikov at Lookfilm, in co-production with Estonia’s Homeless Bob Production and France’s Kinovista, with the support of Eurimage.

“We look forward to bringing this extraordinary film to audiences after its incredible premiere at Venice. Yuriy Borisov’s masterful performance powers the engine of this stunning feature from Natasha Merkulova and Aleksey Chupov,” said Samuel Goldwyn Films’ Miles Fineburg.

Variety’s Jessica Kiang described the film as both a “Dostoevskian tale” and “a street-pounding Soviet-era chase thriller with existential aspirations.”

Fedorovich said that “Samuel Goldwyn Films is a great choice of partner,” having started with ‘Lolita’ directed by Adrian Lyne with Jeremy Irons and “contributed greatly to the evolution of foreign language films’ distribution in U.S.”

The producer said Samuel Goldwyn Films will have a “tailor-made approach for the release.”

Nikishov pointed out Samuel Goldwyn Films’s recent track record with Thomas Vinterberg’s “Another Round,” which won the Oscar for best international feature film and went on to have a successful career in the U.S.

“Captain Volkonogov Escaped” has won several awards, including best film at Philadelphia, best art direction at Chicago and El Gouna’s Bronze Star nod, on top of the NETPAC Award for Best Asian Film.

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Samuel Goldwyn Films Acquires Venice Competition Pic ‘Captain Volkonogov Escaped’ (EXCLUSIVE)

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Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired North American rights to Stalin-era stylish thriller “Captain Volkonogov Escaped,” which world premiered in competition at Venice and earned stellar reviews.

Sold by Memento International (“A Hero,” “Call Me By Your Name”), the film will have its North American premiere at the Chicago International Film Festival.

More from Variety

Penned and directed by Natasha Merkulova and Aleksey Chupov, the film stars rising Russian actor Yuri Borisov (“Compartment 6,” “Petrov’s Flu”) as Captain Volkonogov, a well-respected law enforcer in the former Soviet Union who witnesses his colleagues being suspiciously questioned. Sensing that his turn will soon come, he plans to escape, only to find his former colleagues hot on his tail. When the vulnerable Volkonogov gets a message from hell that he’ll be sentenced to eternal torment, he must find a way to repent. But time is running out and the manhunt is closing in on him.

Memento International has now sold “Captain Volkonogov Escaped” in most major markets, including Eastern Europe (HBO Europe), Italy (I Wonder), Benelux (Imagine), Norway (Fidalgo), Poland (Mayfly), Greece (Cinobo) and Indonesia (PT Falcon). It will be released by Kinovista in France, Central Partnership in Russia and Homeless Bob in Estonia.

Borisov stars opposite Timofey Tribuntsev (“Petrov’s Flu”) and Natalya Kudryashova, who won best actress at Venice for her performance in Merkulova and Chupov’s 2018 film “The Man Who Surprised Everyone.” The movie was produced by emerging Russian producers Valeriy Fedorovich and Evgeniy Nikishov at MC2Production, Alexander Plotnikov at Lookfilm, in co-production with Estonia’s Homeless Bob Production and France’s Kinovista, with the support of Eurimage.

“We look forward to bringing this extraordinary film to audiences after its incredible premiere at Venice. Yuriy Borisov’s masterful performance powers the engine of this stunning feature from Natasha Merkulova and Aleksey Chupov,” said Samuel Goldwyn Films’ Miles Fineburg.

Variety’s Jessica Kiang described the film as both a “Dostoevskian tale” and “a street-pounding Soviet-era chase thriller with existential aspirations.”

Fedorovich said that “Samuel Goldwyn Films is a great choice of partner,” having started with ‘Lolita’ directed by Adrian Lyne with Jeremy Irons and “contributed greatly to the evolution of foreign language films’ distribution in U.S.”

The producer said Samuel Goldwyn Films will have a “tailor-made approach for the release.”

Nikishov pointed out Samuel Goldwyn Films’s recent track record with Thomas Vinterberg’s “Another Round,” which won the Oscar for best international feature film and went on to have a successful career in the U.S.

“Captain Volkonogov Escaped” has won several awards, including best film at Philadelphia, best art direction at Chicago and El Gouna’s Bronze Star nod, on top of the NETPAC Award for Best Asian Film.

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" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1638811051) } [9]=> array(11) { ["title"]=> string(93) "The Tiromancino family launch a new version of “The smell of the sea” with Carmen Consoli" ["link"]=> string(124) "https://moustachebrothers.com/music/the-tiromancino-family-launch-a-new-version-of-the-smell-of-the-sea-with-carmen-consoli/" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(12) "Paula Hooper" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Mon, 06 Dec 2021 17:14:41 +0000" ["category"]=> string(56) "MusicCarmenConsolifamilyLaunchseasmellTiromancinoversion" ["guid"]=> string(36) "https://moustachebrothers.com/?p=788" ["description"]=> string(696) "On Friday 10 December the new single from Tiromancino excerpt from the album I have changed many houses. The song chosen is The smell of the sea which, for the occasion, has been re-recorded in a new version in duet with Carmen Consoli. The smell of the sea is one of the 12 unreleased tracks ... Read more" ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(5141) "

On Friday 10 December the new single from Tiromancino excerpt from the album I have changed many houses. The song chosen is The smell of the sea which, for the occasion, has been re-recorded in a new version in duet with Carmen Consoli.

The smell of the sea is one of the 12 unreleased tracks that are part of the new album released for Virgin Records/Universal Music Italy last October, a project received with enthusiastic comments from music critics.

For the arrival of the song on the radio, Federico Zampaglione worked on a new version, enriched as regards the arrangement by a new work edited by Antonio Marcucci, aimed at enhancing the emotional aspect of The smell of the sea. The official video clip of the song will also be released on December 10th.

TIROMANCINO THE SMELL OF THE SEA: Zampaglione’s words

that’s how Federico Zampaglione talk about this passage:

For me it is one of the most intense pieces of my latest work. It is a fairly reflective piece where one wonders a little about life, about the roads to take, about doubts.

You can still find an underlying positivity and the message of this piece is “this is your life, even if it hurts, don’t give up giving it the meaning you want.

We talk about the importance of overcoming even difficult moments to get to something you really feel.

Regarding his first collaboration with Carmen Consoli the artist tells:

With me to sing in this piece there is Carmen, the “singer”, one of the most powerful voices and personalities of Italian music.

The thing beautiful of this collaboration is that we both succeeded, being lovers of soul and blues music, to give the song a distant echo that recalls these styles.

The tour, produced by Trident Music, which will bring i Tiromancino live in the theaters of the main Italian cities after a break of over 2 years from the long sold out tour that accompanied the release of the collection UP TO HERE and he had seen Zampaglione and his musicians accompanied on stage by theEnsemble Symphony Orchestra.

who the updated tour calendar and the link to purchase tickets.

Tiromancino The smell of the sea Text

At night, existence sometimes loses its routes
And it drags you along the river of your mind
And the answers are never the same
Maybe you have loved so much and now you are distant
Or maybe you have loved too much and remain indifferent
With those who promise and do not keep
Who says, “Wait for me” and does not come

How many times have you been lost and you have never given up
With that smile that salvation is sometimes also an undertaking
And if you look inside you would like time back

You know it too
This is your life
And even if it hurts
Do not give up
To give it the sense you want
Look for irony
Keep breathing
The smell of the sea
At night, sometimes your future seems to be behind a veil
The stars find it hard to shine on a black sky
And you torment yourself with the past that you have never forgotten

How many times have you been lost and you have never given up
You know how to believe in yourself first and foremost
And if you look inside you would like time back

You know it too
This is your life
And even if it hurts
Do not give up
To give it the sense you want
Look for happiness
Keep breathing

The smell of the sea
There is no other way of being the way we are
The limits will be huge if we don’t go beyond them
And if you look around, it’s still daytime

You know it too
This is your life
And even if it hurts
Do not give up
To give it the sense you want
Look for harmony
Keep breathing
The smell of the sea

Keep breathing
The smell of the sea
You know it too

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The Tiromancino family launch a new version of “The smell of the sea” with Carmen Consoli

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On Friday 10 December the new single from Tiromancino excerpt from the album I have changed many houses. The song chosen is The smell of the sea which, for the occasion, has been re-recorded in a new version in duet with Carmen Consoli.

The smell of the sea is one of the 12 unreleased tracks that are part of the new album released for Virgin Records/Universal Music Italy last October, a project received with enthusiastic comments from music critics.

For the arrival of the song on the radio, Federico Zampaglione worked on a new version, enriched as regards the arrangement by a new work edited by Antonio Marcucci, aimed at enhancing the emotional aspect of The smell of the sea. The official video clip of the song will also be released on December 10th.

TIROMANCINO THE SMELL OF THE SEA: Zampaglione’s words

that’s how Federico Zampaglione talk about this passage:

For me it is one of the most intense pieces of my latest work. It is a fairly reflective piece where one wonders a little about life, about the roads to take, about doubts.

You can still find an underlying positivity and the message of this piece is “this is your life, even if it hurts, don’t give up giving it the meaning you want.

We talk about the importance of overcoming even difficult moments to get to something you really feel.

Regarding his first collaboration with Carmen Consoli the artist tells:

With me to sing in this piece there is Carmen, the “singer”, one of the most powerful voices and personalities of Italian music.

The thing beautiful of this collaboration is that we both succeeded, being lovers of soul and blues music, to give the song a distant echo that recalls these styles.

The tour, produced by Trident Music, which will bring i Tiromancino live in the theaters of the main Italian cities after a break of over 2 years from the long sold out tour that accompanied the release of the collection UP TO HERE and he had seen Zampaglione and his musicians accompanied on stage by theEnsemble Symphony Orchestra.

who the updated tour calendar and the link to purchase tickets.

Tiromancino The smell of the sea Text

At night, existence sometimes loses its routes
And it drags you along the river of your mind
And the answers are never the same
Maybe you have loved so much and now you are distant
Or maybe you have loved too much and remain indifferent
With those who promise and do not keep
Who says, “Wait for me” and does not come

How many times have you been lost and you have never given up
With that smile that salvation is sometimes also an undertaking
And if you look inside you would like time back

You know it too
This is your life
And even if it hurts
Do not give up
To give it the sense you want
Look for irony
Keep breathing
The smell of the sea
At night, sometimes your future seems to be behind a veil
The stars find it hard to shine on a black sky
And you torment yourself with the past that you have never forgotten

How many times have you been lost and you have never given up
You know how to believe in yourself first and foremost
And if you look inside you would like time back

You know it too
This is your life
And even if it hurts
Do not give up
To give it the sense you want
Look for happiness
Keep breathing

The smell of the sea
There is no other way of being the way we are
The limits will be huge if we don’t go beyond them
And if you look around, it’s still daytime

You know it too
This is your life
And even if it hurts
Do not give up
To give it the sense you want
Look for harmony
Keep breathing
The smell of the sea

Keep breathing
The smell of the sea
You know it too

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The Tiromancino family launch a new version of “The smell of the sea” with Carmen Consoli

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