The idea of the human body as mechanism or machine (an automaton animated by the soul, if you want to be Cartesian about it) runs strongly through the writing of philosophers like La Mettrie. As Hoffmann story shows, the idea could be inspiring to some, fearsome to others, and most importantly, both at once.The theme of human/machine as horror is so prominent in 18th and 19th century Romantic and Gothic literature that Terry Castle even called her anthology of “greatest hits” academic articles The Female Thermometer and the Eighteenth Century Invention of the Uncanny. And just as the medieval Near East, Byzantium, and (somewhat later) western Europe had both literary and practical traditions of awe inspiring automata, the era literature reveals a sense of the uncanny surrounding them.
MATT PINKNEY: Absolutely not and I’m I’m glad you’ve asked that question so that’s a myth that our competitors have put out there and I understand why they do that but we have never told the clubs that they’re mandated to give us those stories. What what we hope to show the clubs is that by coming along with us, that we can provide them with great material so an example recently we did a story on Mitch Clark, the Melbourne ruckman, we did the interview, we cut the video, we created a news story, a feature and a video and all of that material went back to the Melbourne football club and it went onto our website as well. So in that instance there was a collaborative effort which provided benefit for both the AFL and for the football club..
With no sponsorship money to pay his own coaches or free gear to lure players, Stevens instead gave his assistants a voice in how the program would be run and fostered relationships with area high school coaches. Stevens also installed college level offensive and defensive sets and emphasized chemistry and development over wins and losses. Using his own evaluation system “I always try to find out how big the Mom is” Stevens recruited middle schoolers who, while not necessarily the top prospects in their age group, would remain loyal over the long haul..
But analysts still think Apple shares will be worth $132 a share in 18 months, which would be 18% upside. Investors have been largely focused on the negatives on a Trump presidency on tech stocks, says Scott Kessler, analyst at CFRA. But that has created buying opportunities across the (tech) sector, especially centered on large caps,” Kessler says, adding tech companies could benefit from Trump’s lower proposed tax rates.