Besides St. Stephen, the Great Martyr, the first martyr of the Christian Church, and St. Stephen the Great, the defender of Orthodoxy and of entire Europe, another saint Stephen celebrated today, November 28th, according to the Romanian Christian-Orthodox calendar. This is The Monk Martyr, Saint Stephen the New, who lived in the 8th century in… Read More The Monk Martyr, Saint Stephen the New
Stephen the Great was one of the leading political personalities of all time. This is not because we, Romanians, want to believe this, and the history textbook says that he was right and good, but because he was known and feared during his time in Europe. However, given the geopolitical position of Romania, he made… Read More Political Correctness
I am watching the live transmission of the Golden Globes here. Amy Poehler and Tina Fey present the Golden Globe ceremony, virtually organized from various parts of the USA. Laura Dern presents the award for supporting actor: Daniel Kaluuya – Judas and the Black Messiah as Fred Hampton Sacha Baron Cohen – The Trial of… Read More Golden Globes Live Blogging 2021
I created a personal development exercise based on a similar one designed by Harry Faddis and promoted by Betty Martin (the 3 minutes exercise, based on the model of the wheel of the consent). I think it can be a powerful tool in creating a connection between people, as long as it is done video+audio.… Read More The Self-Expression and Listening Exercise I Developed
On the 13th of May 2019 starts, myopia awareness week, which this year has been announced as a worldwide event. Print this optotype (Romanian, English) on an A4 sheet and stick it to a door/wall at your eye level while standing. Short-sightedness (Myopia) Choose any row from a certain distance and slowly step back until you… Read More A Simple Exercise for Short-Sightedness (Myopia) and Long-Sightedness (Hypermetropia)
This recording wwas made by Flavia Isabela Cioceanu in May 2015 Bucharest, during a story creation and storytelling workshop. Presentation in English with Romanian subtitles. Video editing and subtitles by Marcus Victor Grant.
As usual, every year, I’m watching the live ceremony on internet streaming and I’m sharing with you the main moments as they happen. This post will be updated several times during the event. Seth Meyers the host of the show and comments on the fact that the white people are more nervous this year. Meyers… Read More Golden Globes Ceremony 2018 Live Blogging
My dear readers, first of all, let me remind you: Christmas is a Christian holiday, and this year it lasts 3 days, as well: Sunday 25, Monday 26, and Tuesday 27 (which is also the Day of St. Stephen the Deacon, the first martyr of Orthodoxy). Christmas is the holiday of stuffing, debauchery, and crazy… Read More Merry Christmas!
Australian-Romanian coproduction, 2015 written and directed by Stuart McBratney produced by Rebecca Abramovic Seen at the Elvira Popescu / Institut Francais Cinema at the International Festival of Psychoanalysis and Film in December 2015. Vision date: Friday, December 11th, 2015. The topic “The film, a comedy with dramatic overtones, presents three stories that intertwine that of… Read More Stuart McBratney’s “Pop-Up” film Reviewed by Marcus Victor Grant
I am watching the ceremony online live. I will update this article every few minutes as the event progresses. Jimmy Fallon is the show’s presenter, and it’s set for a grand opening number. The ceremony begins at 4 PM Western Coast Time/7 PM Eastern Coast Time/3 AM Romanian time. Jimmy Fallon has a La-la Land… Read More Golden Globes Ceremony 2017 Live Blogging
In the past years, putting together the increase of internet bandwidth supporting high definition instant live video streaming, the increasing capacities of server streaming for thousands of people, together the price falling for hardware technology, internet access (even on mobile devices), and data centers services, more and more learning companies develop business models centered on… Read More 13 Hints – How to Separate Value from Mind Bugging In Webinars
Like I did on the 23rd of February 2015 with the article “Live Blogging about the Oscars Ceremony 2015“, I will write this post on my blog in real-time as I watch the free live streaming of the 88th ceremony of the Academy Awards from Los Angeles, California, USA, using this link: http://www.gossipcop.com/oscars-live-stream-2016-watch-academy-awards-online/ This year,… Read More Live Blogging about the Oscars Ceremony 2016
Like I did on the 12th of January 15 with the article “Live Blogging for the Golden Globes 2015“, I will write this post on my blog in real-time as I watch the free live streaming of the 87th ceremony of the Academy Awards from Los Angeles, California, USA, using these two links: http://www.livenewschat.eu/the-oscars-live-stream/ http://www.stream2watch.me/live-tv/abc-live-stream… Read More Live Blogging about the Oscars Ceremony 2015
I am watching the USA Golden Globes on live streaming from this address: http://www.time4tv.com/2013/08/nbc.php If that breaks from time to time, check this also: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/watch-golden-globes-awards-online-live-streaming-free Check the winners’ list here. Check the presenters’ list here. The NBC hosts have already started to hunt all the news of the glamour and especially the dresses on the… Read More Live Blogging for the Golden Globes 2015
Like I did on the 13th of January 2014 with the article “Live Blogging for the Golden Globes 2014“, I will write this post on my blog in real-time as I watch the free live streaming of the 86th ceremony of the Academy Awards from Los Angeles, California, USA, using these two links: http://www.stream2watch.me/live-tv/pro7-live-stream http://www.livenewschat.eu/the-oscars-live-stream/… Read More Live Blogging about the Oscars Ceremony 2014
This is the last part of the articles I started to write last month on how much it costs for a young professional to live in Bucharest. Here you can read the introduction and summary. Then, I wrote this article on how much is just the basic surviving expenses. The third article was about what… Read More Leisure and Other Expenses for a Young Professional Living in Bucharest
June is usually a very special month for me, with all the celebrations and anniversaries I have. On June 1, 2012 – I launched the most recent edition (2nd) of my e-book in Romanian, “Guide for Efficient Learning”. On June 7 it’s my birthday. On June 15, 2011, I started the Debug Your Mind blog.… Read More My First Film at Cinema – a Special Moment, 16 Years Ago.
I participated in the StartUp Now (NetCamp 2012) workshop facilitated by Vlad Stan. I worked with three others in a team to develop a smartphone app. The team is called MMA – More Mobile Applications. The app is called “the Driver’s application” – “aplicatia soferului” and targets professional drivers who spend a lot of time… Read More Smartphone Application Pitch – StartUp Now Netcamp 2012
Just arrived at NetCamp 2012, one of the most important annual events for online entrepreneurship, organized by Evensys. As promised, I will do live blogging, so just refresh this page and find out what’s happening. Section I. About the power of entrepreneurship. Mihai Sfrijan, the game producer and designer at King.com, centers his presentation… Read More Live Blogging NetCamp 2012
NetCamp is one of the most important events about and for entrepreneurship online that has happened every year in Romania since 2007. I participated in the competition segment “Net Start-Up” in 2007 and 2009. The competition segment will be called “Start-Up Now!”. This year, I prefer to be centered on the learning aspect from… Read More NetCamp 2012