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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Third Point's Loeb Opposes Teachers Union Over Pensions

... resigned last month, Mone said. McWilliams didn't return a call seeking comment. Cliff Asness, founder of Greenwich, Connecticut-based AQR Capital Management, won't renew his term on the board of the Manhattan Institute when it expires in less than ...

http://washpost.bloomberg.com/Story?docId=1376-MO8R0X1A1I4J01-23QHHHAGFQ7C8J30E0O5QM571G

Artist statement: Carol Nipomnich Dixon, other media

Greenwich resident and artist Carol Nipomnich Dixon stands in front of her oil painting, "Sunlit Leaves."

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/news/articleGallery/Artist-statement-Carol-Nipomnich-Dixon-other-4596912.php

A taste of honey: Audubon Greenwich to present expert on sweet treat

Beekeeper, author and honey expert Marina Marchese will discuss her passion for honey and offer a formal tasting of "single-nectar source American honeys" at Audubon Greenwich on June 22 at 4 p.m. Photo: Contributed Photo "The Honey Connoisseur" is the latest book from honey expert, Marina Marchese, which she co-authored with Kim Flottum.

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/news/article/A-taste-of-honey-Audubon-Greenwich-to-present-4596900.php

Top cats: Jaguars take GFFL title for the third year in a row

... Revolutionary War with flags placed on their graves. Photo: Lindsay Niegelberg The Jacksonville Jaguars were the Greenwich Girls Flag Football (GFFL) champions for the third year in a row. Above, quarterback Kelly Brogan calls the play for Marissa ...

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/highschool/articleGallery/Top-cats-Jaguars-take-GFFL-title-for-the-third-4596927.php

After 42-year ride, Borgman steps down as coach of New Canaan boys tennis team

New Canaan boys tennis coach Dan Borgman during the boys high school tennis match between Greenwich High School and New Canaan High School at Greenwich, Tuesday, April 9, 2013.

http://www.newcanaannewsonline.com/news/article/After-42-year-ride-Borgman-steps-down-as-coach-4596846.php

Brunswick Student Starts Campaign To Get Drivers To Idle Less

New Canaan's Reed Schultz, a student at the Brunswick School in Greenwich, has launched a public education campaign to get drivers to idle their cars less.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/schools/new-canaan-kid-starts-campaign-get-drivers-idle-less

Approaching Rainstorm Puts Greenwich Under Flood Watch

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. The National Weather Service has issued a possible flood watch for Fairfield County due to heavy rainfall of up to 4 inches predicted between Thursday and Saturday.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/news/approaching-rainstorm-puts-fairfield-under-flood-watch

Energy PE firm forms new Houston midstream company

... a newborn Houston-based midstream acquisition and development company to the tune of $500 million in equity. Greenwich, Conn.-based First Reserve Corp., which has large operations in Houston, said in a statement Wednesday it's employing an ...

http://www.bizjournals.com/houston/news/2013/06/12/first-reserve-forms-new-midstream.html?ana=RSS&s=article_search&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+vertical_29+%28Energy+Conservation+Industry+News%29

The Kris Kelly Foundation is a Friend Indeed To Animals in Need of...

... he composed, "You've Got a Friend in Me." Kelly, founder of The Kris Kelly Foundation , has come a long way from Greenwich, Connecticut, where she was born, to a successful acting career in Hollywood that has taken a back seat to her all ...

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10827115.htm

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... was heartened by the recognition of our group's dedication to this understanding in a column by Dr. Gina C. Gould (Greenwich Citizen, 06/07; Are state, CL&P not seeing the forest for the trees?). However, I was dismayed by some of Dr. Gould's ...

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/opinion/article/Letters-to-the-Editor-4596101.php

Bat mitzvah: A matter of Faith and a spiritual life

... Be fully present in your life. I love you forever!! Rabbi Mitchell M. Hurvitz is Senior Rabbi Temple Sholom of Greenwich, co-founder of the Sholom Center for Interfaith Learning and Fellowship and a past president of the Greenwich Fellowship of ...

http://www.greenwichcitizen.com/opinion/article/Bat-mitzvah-A-matter-of-Faith-and-a-spiritual-4596100.php

BTIG Launches Interest Rate Trading Desk

... and Outsource Trading. With U.S. offices located in New York, San Francisco, Dallas, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Greenwich, Red Bank, Atlanta and Orinda, and overseas affiliates located in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney, BTIG, including ...

http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/topix/index.jsp?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20130612005341&newsLang=en&ndmConfigId=1000639&vnsId=41

BTIG Launches Interest Rate Trading Desk

... and Outsource Trading. With U.S. offices located in New York, San Francisco, Dallas, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Greenwich, Red Bank, Atlanta and Orinda, and overseas affiliates located in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney, BTIG, including ...

http://eon.businesswire.com/news/eon/20130612005342/en/BTIG-Launches-Interest-Rate-Trading-Desk

Greenwich Based BMN's "Cognitive Insights: API" Opens New Possibilities in Audience Profiling

Behavioral Media Networks Will Be At The AT T Mobile App Hackathon In Austin Texas Behavioral Media Networks (BMN), a Connecticut based technology company announced today the launch of their new Cognitive Insights API at the AT T Mobile App Hackathon in Austin, Texas from June 14-15th. The API promises to deliver psychological insights about users, enabling companies and developers alike to produce relevant information and thus create engaging applications and online experiences. Kathy Wirt, Chief Product Office at BMN said, "We are entering a new era in cognitive science, in which development of technology is in the spotlight. Our strength is innovation; with this, our drive, we are exceptionally proud today to announce the launch of our Cognitive Insights API of which we believe will have a powerful impact on how messages can be even further honed to a diverse audience." Further adding, "Our API can be utilized by any organization in any field to better understand the thoughts and feelings that influence their customers' or audiences' behaviors. " Drawing on research at MIT Media Lab and other top institutions, the CI suite detects users' personalities, values, attitudes, interests, and lifestyles from user-generated text such as social media posts, SMS, emails, blogs, cover letters and more. "We are very excited about our new Cognitive Insights:API; even more so, to be launching it at the AT T Hackathon in Austin," said Matthew Taylor, Engineer Developer at BMN. "The human mind is the most complicated object in the universe, yet our Cognitive Insights API makes it easier for you to get that one step closer to your users." The BMN team will be attending the event next week, to launch and showcase the exciting workings of Cognitive Insights to all attendees. Our VP of Engineering, Robert Decker, will even be one of the event's key speakers. Mr. Decker is an expert in software design and development, with fifteen years of experience at corporations including Adobe and Symantec. The AT T Mobile App Hackathon is an event produced by the AT T Developer Program that is designed for attendees (technical non-technical) to build apps/mobile apps, and compete for prizes across different categories. Most importantly, it introduces the latest cutting edge tools to all participants providing a great platform for similar minds to meet.

http://www.topix.com/city/greenwich-ct/2013/06/greenwich-based-bmn-s-cognitive-insights-api-opens-new-possibilities-in-audience-profiling-2

Greenwich Based BMN's "Cognitive Insights: API" Opens New Possibilities in Audience Profiling

Behavioral Media Networks (BMN), a Connecticut based technology company, is happy to announce a $500 prize eligible for all participants during the AT T Mobile App Hackathon, taking place from June 14-15, 2013 in Austin, Texas. This comes as part of BMN's continuous efforts to encourage constant innovation and development to attain more meaningful and insightful social interactions. The prize will go to the team that imagines the most useful application of BMN's Cognitive Insight components that can deliver compelling user experiences based on psychographic information inferred from user-generated text. Some sample apps include: Cofounder selection, Marketing and Advertising, Human Resources Screening, Dating, and Content filtering. Kathy Wirt, BMN's Chief Product Officer said, "We felt it important for us, to contribute to this innovative and fun event, by offering a prize of our own that complements AT T's efforts to help accelerate developers' towards a successful technology product." The BMN team will be at the event next week to launch and showcase the exciting workings of Cognitive Insights to all attendees. Even BMN's VP of Engineering, Robert Decker, has been asked to be one of the key speakers. The AT T Mobile App Hackathon is an event produced by the AT T Developer Program that is designed for attendees (technical non-technical) to build applications/mobile apps, and compete for prizes across different categories. Most importantly, it introduces the latest cutting edge tools while providing a great space for similar minds to meet. Learn more at: http://www.bmedianet.com/api.html ABOUT BEHAVIORAL MEDIA NETWORKS Behavioral Media Networks (BMN) is a spin-off of the Mind Machine Project (MMP) at MIT. Our focus involves commercializing cognitive modeling technologies for predicting behavior in social media and other behavioral networks. We are helping major institutions generate behavioral insights from large, unstructured datasets. We're also developing a suite of consumer applications to make social interactions more meaningful. www.bmedianet.com CONTACT US pr@bmedianet.com

http://www.topix.com/city/greenwich-ct/2013/06/greenwich-based-bmn-s-cognitive-insights-api-opens-new-possibilities-in-audience-profiling

Greenwich's Taylor Olmstead Weighs Pro, College Baseball Options

Greenwich High senior Taylor Olmstead had a memorable Saturday. He went to his senior prom -- and got drafted by the Texas Rangers.

http://greenwich.dailyvoice.com/sports/greenwichs-taylor-olmstead-weighs-pro-college-baseball-options

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