Golden age

New golden age of Danish design sees Copenhagen rival Milan

Danish design is experiencing a “golden age” with Copenhagen becoming a manufacturing center comparable to Milan, according to Anders Byriel, CEO of Danish textile brand Kvadrat. “We have big companies and it looks like the area around Milan,” he said, referring to the concentration of design-focused furniture and lighting manufacturers in northern Italy. Copenhagen becomes the “third hub” after Milan ...

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Not the golden age of the PH economy – Manila Bulletin

Today marks the 49th anniversary of the declaration of martial law by former President Ferdinand Marcos, who ruled the nation with an iron fist from September 21, 1972 until his overthrow on February 25, 1986. In the media social, its supporters claimed that the Philippines was the “richest country in Asia” during the Marcos era which they saw as the ...

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Why we live in a golden age of innovation

Self-organized team getty Despite horrible daily headlines, the important news is that we are living in a golden age of innovation. It has been called “the digital age,” among other names, although this label is misinterpreted to imply that it is all about technology. In reality, it is a combination of the two new technology and radically different management. It’s ...

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Irwin: Myths of the Golden Age

When I had the privilege of teaching, I often taught a course called “Myth and Culture,” which was essentially a world mythology course. We always start with the basics: the definition of the myth. In common usage, the word myth is meant to mean something wrong, but the most scholarly definition is a story, often about gods and heroes, which ...

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The Golden Age of Rolex Movements: A 4-Part Series on Advances, Golden Years and Forecasts for the Future of the World’s Most Iconic Watch Brand – Revival

In 2019, we released an interesting four-part series from Tim Mosso of Watchbox fame detailing the history, present and future of Rolex movements. Rolex Submariner Reference 114060 Tim has devoted hours and hours of research to this work, and now, as we settle into fall 2021, I thought it was worth bringing your attention to this series in case you ...

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Hollywood musical star Jane Powell has died at 92

LOS ANGELES – Jane Powell, the bright-eyed, opera-voiced star of the Golden Age of Hollywood musicals who sang with Howard Keel in “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” and danced with Fred Astaire in “Royal Wedding”, passed away. She was 92 years old. Powell died Thursday at her home in Wilton, Connecticut, said longtime friend Susan Granger. Granger said Powell died ...

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Who needs expatriates? | The Economist

September 18, 2021 MeF Chairman and CEO Are the monarchs of the business world, and the executives of the highly paid staff they place to oversee global operations from headquarters are their ambassadors. In the golden age of globalization, sending expatriate Western executives to distant emerging markets showed that the place was taken seriously. The model started to feel stale ...

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