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Twsnbn Ii 6.8.09

  1. 2. TWSNBN II Neeraj Goswami 6.8.09
  2. 3. <ul><li>Himesh Reshammiya </li></ul><ul><li>Priyanka Chopra </li></ul><ul><li>Kunal Kohli </li></ul><ul><li>Salman Khan </li></ul><ul><li>Kangana Ranaut </li></ul><ul><li>Harman Baweja. </li></ul><ul><li>Anoushka Sharma </li></ul><ul><li>These are the first recipients of which awards? </li></ul>
  3. 5. The X Project is a Microsoft Research project that tries to find effective and practical ways of fighting spam. Because deleting spams consumes a recipient's time, the idea is to make the sender of emails &quot;pay&quot; a certain amount for sending them. The currency or the mode of payment could be CPU cycles, Turing tests or memory cycles. Such a payment would limit spammers' ability to send out large quantities of emails quickly.
  4. 6. X- Penny Black The project's name is derived from the Penny Black: the world's first adhesive stamp used for pre-paid postage.
  5. 8. Carlos the Jackal <ul><li>Frederick Forsyth wrote a novel, The Day of the Jackal , first published in 1971, in which an international assassin known only as &quot;The Jackal&quot; (French &quot;le chacal&quot;) is hired to assassinate French President Charles de Gaulle. A copy of this novel, mistakenly thought to have belonged to Ramírez Sánchez, is the origin of his &quot;Jackal&quot; nickname. Many erroneously believe that the character portrayed in that novel was based on him; however, the novel was published before Carlos came to public attention. </li></ul><ul><li>Charles Lichtman wrote a novel entitled The Last Inauguration in which Carlos is hired by Saddam Hussein to carry out a terrorist attack on the Presidential Inauguration Ball, crippling the US economy. </li></ul><ul><li>Carlos the Jackal features prominently in Robert Ludlum's Bourne Trilogy.. </li></ul><ul><li>In the Tom Clancy novel Rainbow Six , terrorists attempt to have Carlos freed from prison by staging a terrorist attack on a Spanish amusement park. </li></ul>
  6. 9. Φ was arrested during the Reign of Terror together with Joséphine de Beauharnais; Φ ’s head was shaved in preparation for execution by guillotine. But thanks to Collot d'Herbois's support for Curtius and his household, Φ was released. Φ was employed to make death masks of the victims of the guillotine. Among others, Φ made death masks of Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, Marat, and Robespierre. Φ =?
  7. 10. Anna Maria Grosholtz aka Madame Tussaud
  8. 11. In October 2007, Richard Stallman was sent a katana and was confronted by students dressed as ninjas before speaking at the Yale Political Union. Stallman came to Yale to give a talk on DRM at the debating society, and confronted the ninjas &quot;with good humor and grace.&quot; What led them to stage the attack?
  9. 12. They were inspired by the xkcd strip “Open Source”:
  10. 13. Quoting timesonline: ‘ To do so, it ( the Government of India ) evoked section 67 of the Information Technology Act. The law allows the Government to ban websites that threaten “the sovereignty or integrity of India, defence and security of the state” or that endanger “friendly relations with foreign states”.’ Which is the website in context?
  11. 14. Savita Bhabhi Btw, the section 67 according to this link says: “Publishing of information which is obscene in electronic form. - Whoever publishes or transmits or causes to be published in the electronic form, any material which is lascivious or appeal to the prurient interest or if its effect is such as to tend to deprave and corrupt persons who are likely, having regard to all relevant circumstances, to read, see or hear the matter contained or embodied in it, shall be punished on first conviction with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to five years and with fine which may extend to one lakh rupees and in the event of a second or subsequent conviction with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to ten years and also with fine which may extend to two lakh rupees.”
  12. 15. In 1704, Dennis's play Appius and Virginia was produced at the Drury Lane Theatre, London and he invented a new method of creating something for the production. We don't know now what this method was (some texts say it was a refinement of the mustard bowl referred to by Pope, in which metal balls were rolled around in a wooden bowl), but it is reported that after Appius and Virginia failed and was closed, the method was soon afterwards used in a production of Macbeth. Dennis was less than pleased at having his idea purloined and this account of his response was recorded by the literary scholar Joseph Spence (1699–1768) and later quoted in W. S. Walsh's Literary Curiosities , 1893: &quot;Damn them! They will not let my play run, but they _____ ___ _______&quot;
  13. 16. “ steal my thunder”
  14. 17. A is a painting and B is a Jazz album by X. Both are titled “A Very Still Life”. Identify X. A B
  15. 18. Jack Kevorkian aka Dr. Death
  16. 19. Chart representing?
  17. 20. Hierarchy of the Yakuza
  18. 21. On 28 th April, 1937, London Times journalist George Steer wrote: X, the most ancient town of the Basques and the centre of their cultural tradition, was completely destroyed yesterday afternoon by insurgent air raiders. The bombardment of this open town far behind the lines occupied precisely three hours and a quarter, during which a powerful fleet of aeroplanes consisting of three types of German types, Junkers and Heinkel bombers, did not cease unloading on the town bombs weighing from 1,000 lbs. downwards and, it is calculated, more than 3,000 two-pounder aluminium incendiary projectiles. The fighters, meanwhile, plunged low from above the centre of the town to machinegun those of the civilian population who had taken refuge in the fields. X?
  19. 22. Guernica, the subject of the famous painting by Picasso.
  20. 23. R.I.P.

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