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Why so few men? : Gender imbalance in conference interpreting

Research into the causes and consequences of a preponderance of women in the profession of conference interpretation and what men think about it.

Gender

12 series de ciencia-ficción que se están emitiendo ahora y deberías ver

Desde hace muchos años la ciencia-ficción está viviendo una especie de era dorada en la televisión, llena de geniales producciones que se robarán el …

10 guitarras legendarias del rock

Recapitulamos algunas de las guitarras legendarias del género. Let's rock!<p>Nada como el sonido de una guitarra, nada como los músicos que las hacen …

Inkteraction | Cuando un ilustrador lucha contra sus propios dibujos

<i>Inkteraction es una serie de creativas y explosivas ilustraciones donde el autor, literalmente pelea contra sus dibujos.</i><p><b>Ya hemos hablado antes del</b> …

Las 10… mejores lecciones de las películas Pixar - Fotogramas Junior - Fotogramas

Etiquetado: Fotogramas Junior, Películas educativas y Pixar

358 directores escogen las 10 mejores películas de la historia

MADRID, 10 May. (EDIZIONES)<p>No son pocas las listas de 'mejores películas' firmadas por críticos de cine. Sin embargo, <b>ahora son varios centenares de</b> …

10 ilustradores que vale la pena seguir en las redes

Estos son algunos ilustradores que por su trabajo, su humor, su plástica y su presencia en las redes sociales es recomendable seguirlos.<p>Si hay algo …

Billie Holiday: mito y realidad de una dama del jazz

La conmemoración sirve para reivindicar sus aportes creativos<p>Cuenta John Hammond, su descubridor, que la joven Billie Holiday era una mujerona: en …

Sherlock Holmes, primer friki de la historia

Psicólogo, criptógrafo, criminólogo, científico, apasionado. A estas cualidades añada el <b>egocentrismo</b>, la soberbia y escasas habilidades sociales. Una …

The Best and Worst Foods to Eat When You're Sick

When you’re under the weather, the last thing you want is to eat something that makes you feel worse. But what if the last thing you want is chicken …

Colección Goetz, diálogo entre arte y teatro

“Todo el mundo es un teatro y todos los hombres y mujeres meramente actores; tienen sus salidas y sus entradas…” dejó escrito Shakespeare en su …

LGBT TV Characters Are Whiter, Male-er, And Richer Than Real Queer People

LGBT characters on broadcast television in 2014 weren't as diverse as real queer people in the U.S.<p>I mean, duh.<p>Granted, lots of TV characters skew rich. But images of rich straight people aren't reinforcing a stereotype (namely, that a rich gay urban white man is the "typical" LGBT person).<p>Note: …

Toronto Film Festival: Stunning movie star portraits

Film Festivals

From Modern Family to Glee: How TV advanced gay rights

Television has played a critical role in shaping a positive perception of the LGBT community worldwide. Tom Brook reports on how the small screen has made a big impact.<p>In 1997, Ellen DeGeneres made history when she declared “I’m gay” on her primetime sitcom Ellen. Ratings for the series declined in …

TV

Is the final Hobbit film a flop?

As Peter Jackson brings his Middle Earth saga to a close, Nicholas Barber asks whether The Battle of the Five Armies is worthwhile or unnecessary.<p>Peter Jackson’s sixth and final Middle Earth film is also his shortest. The three instalments of The Lord of the Rings clocked in at about three hours …

Viggo in Loin des Hommes: ‘A slow scenic stroll’

Viggo Mortensen stars in Loin des Hommes, an old-fashioned western set in Algeria. But a lack of tension reduces its impact, says Nicholas Barber.<p>Viggo Mortensen must love to walk. He tramped across Middle Earth in The Lord of the Rings, marched across post-apocalyptic America in The Road, and now …

Clint Eastwood

Why the world still loves Charles Dickens

Festivals celebrating the great writer take place every year, from Texas to Mumbai to Holland. What makes him so attractive, all these years after his death? Lucinda Hawksley investigates.<p>In the winter of 1867 a work-weary Charles Dickens arrived in Boston harbour, following a long sea voyage from …

Literature

How The Simpsons changed TV

As the ground-breaking series turns 25, Stephen Dowling reflects on the revolutionary style of comedy its writers introduced.<p>What do The Flintstones, Monty Python's Flying Circus, The Brady Bunch and Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band all have in common? And for that matter horror classic …

When Christmas carols were banned

During the Puritans’ rule of England, celebrating on 25 December was forbidden. Singing yuletide songs then was a political act, writes Clemency Burton-Hill.<p>When it comes to revolutionary protest songs, what springs to mind? Billie Holliday’s Strange Fruit? Bob Dylan’s Blowin’ In The Wind? Sam …

Why Did Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom" Disappoint?

Aaron Sorkin is in the tiny club of screenwriters who are household names. His TV show <i>The West Wing</i> made him beloved by critics and viewers. Then <i>The</i> …

Idealism

The Beauty of Code

By Vikram Chandra September 5, 2014<p>On Language<p>Dependency diagram (Image via TheDailyWTF)<p>This is what ugly code looks like. This is a dependency diagram—a graphic representation of interdependence or coupling (the black lines) between software components (the gray dots) within a program. A high …

An Absolute Truth: On Writing a Life of Coltrane

By Sam Stephenson June 3, 2014<p>Arts & Culture<p>A few years ago I found a used, first-edition hardcover of Dr. Cuthbert Ormond Simpkins’s 1975 book, <i>Coltrane: A Biography</i>, online for $150. I had long admired its feverish, street-pulpy story about the saxophonist John Coltrane, whose powerful music …

Singer Joe Cocker is dead at 70 - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Joe Cocker, the British blues-rock singer whose raspy voice brought plaintive soul to such hits as "You Are So Beautiful" and the duet "Up Where We Belong," died Monday after a battle with lung cancer. He was 70.<p>Cocker's performing career spanned some 50 years, from Woodstock, where he …