Few bands took hold of 2016 by the scruff of the neck in quite the way The 1975 did. Matt Healy began the year as the cocksure frontman of a well regarded pop band, and ended it a rock star. The transformation could be seen played out across the band’s big UK festival appearances, starting with a warm and friendly slot at Radio 1’s Big Weekend to support the release of their heftily titled album I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It, followed by a mid afternoon slot at Glastonbury and headlining the Radio 1 stage at T in the Park.
Granted, there is a lot about the movie that annoying. After two and a half hours of Alan Silvestri piano tinkling score, I too feel like banging my head against the nearest wall. And I certainly not going to win any cool points defending a film that inspired a shrimp restaurant chain.
Remember Track Field at the Olympics? Teams outfitted by the big players all had cookie cutter uniforms, with color variations. The family owned companies that listen to your unique stories, and provide uniforms that express the culture of your school/club/boat may not survive this quadrennial, may not make it past this year. When a corporate interest is transactional, not personalyou may get technology that eclipses what we can provide, but it will be generic.
Throw in the books, tapes, functions, meetings and you are headed for financial ruin, if you both have good jobs. If you are a young single person working part time somewhere then kiss goodbye your apartment, job, food, etc. Luckily we were at least smart enough to not bankrupt ourselves but our finances definitely took a big hit.
The mobile keynote panel scheduled for 1 PM Tuesday, January 6 in the Westgate (formerly Las Vegas Hilton) Theater will feature top executives including Jan Brockmann, CTO and SVP, Electrolux, Phil Abram, Chief Infotainment Officer, General Motors, Jeroen Tas, CEO, Healthcare Informatics, Solutions and Services, Philips and Steve Mollenkopf, CEO, Qualcomm Inc. The panel discussion, moderated by CNBC’s co host of Alley Jon Fortt, will explore how mobile will fundamentally change our definitions of categories like smart home, wearables, automotive and healthcare. The panel will also examine how innovators like Qualcomm, GM, Philips and Electrolux are at the forefront of these disruptive changes..
People who say stuff like “I wish someone would post a case where a wholesaler was fine or went to jail for wholesaling” should do some looking themselves. You will find examples. Just look. He could be heard long before he arrived by loud obscenities and the distinctive jangling of his Spanish spursat which time people suddenly decided they needed to be somewhere else. He was well at home pushing around unarmed men and those unable to defend themselves against someone of his broad stout build. But it was an entirely different story when confronted by someone pointing a pistol at him..