2018年2月21日 星期三

edtech



Byju’s has 900,000 paid users and investment from Sequoia Capital and China’s Tencent
KPMG, a consultancy, reckons the "edtech" industry will grow eightfold to be worth around $2bn by 2021
ECONOMIST.COM



EdTech is a study and ethical practice for facilitating learning and improving performance by creating, using and managing appropriate technological processes and resources. In other words, use of technology in. form of products/apps/tools to enhance learning, pedagogy and instruction.Feb 15, 2013

What is EdTech? - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

edtechreview.in/dictionary/119-what-is-edtech

edtechnoun [ U ] 

/ˈed.tek/

2018年2月20日 星期二

Soft Power,Sharp Power


Soft Power 軟實力,Sharp Power 銳實力


Sharp power, the new tool kit of power and influence.

TOKYO -- As the world's two largest economies compete to expand their spheres of influence, the U.S. and China are pushing separate development…
ASIA.NIKKEI.COM


China's Soft and Sharp Power by Joseph S. Nye - Project Syndicate

https://www.project-syndicate.org/.../china-soft-and-sharp-power-by-joseph-s--nye-20...
Jan 4, 2018 - As democracies respond to China's use of information warfare, they have to be careful not to overreact. Much of the soft power that democracies wield comes from civil society, which means that these countries' openness is a crucial asset.

How Sharp Power Threatens Soft Power | Foreign Affairs

https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/china/.../how-sharp-power-threatens-soft-powe...

Jan 24, 2018 - Washington has been wrestling with a new term that describes an old threat. “Sharp power,” as coined by Christopher Walker and Jessica Ludwig of the National Endowment for Democracy (writing for ForeignAffairs.com and in a longer report), refers to the information warfare being waged by today's ...

Human Shield



School Shootings Put Teachers in New Role as Human Shields
School Shootings Put Teachers in New Role as Human Shields
By JULIE TURKEWITZ
Around the country, teachers are reflecting on whether they are prepared to take a bullet for their students. “I think about it all the time,” one said.




看到紐約時報這則,我懷疑所謂"人肉盾牌"Human Shield是20世紀用語,一查,果然。
Wikipedia 並有詳細辭條:
Human shield is a military and political term describing the deliberate placement of non-combatants in or around combat targets to deter the enemy from attacking these combat targets. It may also refer to the use of persons to literally shield combatants during attacks, by forcing them to march in front of the combatants.
Using this tactic is considered a war crime by nations that are parties to the 1949 Geneva Conventions, the 1977 Additional Protocol I to the Geneva Conventions, and the 1998 Rome Statute.[1]

2018年2月18日 星期日

Pimpernel


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Scarlet_Pimpernel

Pimpernel

(figuratively) Someone resembling the fictional Scarlet Pimpernel; a gallant dashing resourceful man given to remarkable feats of bravery and derring-do in liberating victimsof tyranny and injustice[from 20th c.]

The Black Pimpernel (2007) - IMDb

www.imdb.com/title/tt0796206/
 Rating: 6.4/10 - ‎683 votes
Drama · Harald Edelstam uses his position as Sweden's ambassador to Chile to save political dissidents from persecution by the military junta after Augusto Pinochet's 1973 coup d'état.

The Black Pimpernel - Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Black_Pimpernel
The Black Pimpernel is a Swedish drama film directed by Ulf Hultberg and starring Michael Nyqvist and Lisa Werlinder. The film also features Kate Del Castillo, Luis Gnecco and Claire Ross-Brown in a minor part. The film is about Harald Edelstam, Sweden's ambassador to Chile, who after the military coup of Augusto ...


Pimpernel

小説[編集]

長編[編集]

  1. The Scarlet Pimpernel (紅はこべ) 1905
  2. I Will Repay (紅はこべ続篇 復讐) 1906
  3. The Elusive Pimpernel 1908
  4. Eldorado 1913
  5. Lord Tony's Wife (恐怖の巷) 1917
  6. The Triumph of the Scarlet Pimpernel 1922
  7. Sir Percy Hits Back 1927
  8. A Child of the Revolution 1932
  9. The Way of the Scarlet Pimpernel 1933
  10. Sir Percy Leads the Band 1936
  11. Mam'zelle Guillotine 1940

外伝[編集]

紅はこべの先祖が主役
  1. The Laughing Cavalier 1914
  2. The First Sir Percy 1920
紅はこべの子孫が主役
  1. Pimpernel and Rosemary 1924
  2. The Scarlet Pimpernel Looks at the World 1933

短編集[編集]

The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel 1919
Sir Percy Explains
A Question of Passports(モンマルトル城門の門鑑/城門の関所破り)
Two Good Patriots
The Old Scarecrow
A Fire Bit of Work
How Jean-Pierre Met the Scarlet Pimpernel
Out of the Jaws of Death
The Traitor(反逆者)
The Cabaret de la Liberte
"Needs Must─"
A Battle of Wits(知恵の戦)
Adventures of the Scarlet Pimpernel 1929
"Fie, Sir Percy !"
The Principal Witness
The Stranger from Paris
"Fly-By-Night"(ひと夜の戯れ)
The Lure of the Old Chateau
In the Tiger's Den
The Little Doctor
The Chief's Way

日本語訳[編集]

派生作品[編集]

映画[編集]

テレビドラマ[編集]

舞台[編集]

  • 1979年宝塚歌劇団によって舞台化された。ほぼ原作小説に沿った内容で、ミニシリーズや後のブロードウェイミュージカルとは異なり、原作同様アルマンはマルグリートの兄で、ショーヴランとマルグリートの間にも恋愛関係はない。
  • 1997年に「スカーレット・ピンパーネル」(THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL)という原題と同タイトルでブロードウェイミュージカル化された。登場人物などの設定は原作に近いが、ストーリーはかなり異なり、マルグリートが手紙を盗み見るところの他は、ほとんどの場面が原作には全くない場面で構成されている。マルグリートとショーヴランは元恋人で、アルマンはマルグリートの弟になり、アルマンの恋人はサン・シール侯爵令嬢ではない。