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  Eric E. Schmidt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Schmidt obtained a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University, and an MS in 1979 and Ph.D. in 1982 in EECS from the University of California, Berkeley.
Schmidt does possess the legal responsibilities that are typically assigned to the CEO of a public company, and focuses on management of the vice presidents and the sales organization.
Schmidt is one of the first people ever to become a billionaire (in U.S. dollars) based on stock options received as an employee in a corporation of which neither he nor a relative was the founder (Steven Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft is the first to accomplish this).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eric_Schmidt   (438 words)

 Franz Schmidt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Schmidt was also in demand as a chamber musician, playing in the string quartet led by Arnold Schoenberg’s close friend Oskar Adler, who also became Schmidt’s doctor: Schmidt and Schoenberg maintained cordial relations despite their vast differences in style.
Schmidt himself experienced a spiritual and physical breakdown after these events, but achieved an artistic revival and solution to this crisis in his Fourth Symphony of 1933 and, especially, his oratorio.
Schmidt is generally, if erroneously, regarded as a conservative composer, but the rhythmic subtlety and harmonic complexity of much of his music belie this.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Franz_Schmidt   (1016 words)

 Helmut Schmidt (parapsychologist) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Schmidt's early psychokinesis experiments involved machines with one red and one green light.
Schmidt claimed success rates of 1–2% above what would be expected at random over a large number of trials, and claims that this has been replicated by at least 75 different labs worldwide.
About 1977 or 1978 Schmidt presented his results to a meeting of the American Physical Society.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Helmut_Schmidt_(parapsychologist)   (234 words)

Schmidt later learned that another reason he wasn't taken back on the Hornet was that it was preparing for a secret mission and his space on the ship had been taken over by some Army pilots.
Schmidt said that when he did write his wife, the two of them had worked out a code for showing her where he was at that time.
Schmidt estimates that he had at least three other kills during the war, but his squadron only allowed kills if they were supported by the gun camera.
www.mnlegion.org /paper/html/schmidt.html   (3795 words)

 About Schmidt at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
About Schmidt is a 2002 movie directed by Alexander Payne and starring Jack Nicholson as Warren Schmidt and Hope Davis as his daughter Jeannie.
Schmidt finds it hard to adjust to his new life and begins feeling useless, when he sees a television advertisement about a foster program for African children.
About Schmidt is a slow and emotional movie; the introspective lead is an unsual character for Nicholson, whose performances in movies like The Shining and As Good As It Gets are frequently over the top, earning him the reputation to play "manic weirdos".
www.wiki.tatet.com /About_Schmidt.html   (500 words)

 Schmidt & Hoffer: Legal Disclaimer
Schmidt and Hoffer LLP will not be liable for any damages or injury caused by, including but not limited to, any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation of transmission, computer virus, or line failure.
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Schmidt and Hoffer LLP will be entitled to use the Submission for any commercial or other purpose whatsoever without compensation to you or other persons sending a Submission.
www.schmidt-hoffer.com /disclaimer.html   (1694 words)

 About Schmidt (2002)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Schmidt's director and production designer take care to place us in the same life-draining, cheap structures we inhabit and deal with everyday.
The mood, the landscape, the buildings, the people say it all: Schmidt's on the road, but he might as well be sitting home in his lay-z-boy.
I was confused, amused, depressed and wierdly disoriented by About Schmidt as I left the theater.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0257360   (745 words)

 About Schmidt: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
About Schmidt (2002) is an American American quick summary:
Schmidt then decides to travel to places of his past instead.
About Schmidt is a slow and emotional movie; the introspective lead is an unusual character for Nicholson, EHandler: no quick summary.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/ab/about_schmidt.htm   (1548 words)

 :: rogerebert.com :: Reviews :: About Schmidt (xhtml)
The film puts Schmidt on the road, in a reversal of Nicholson's youthful journey in "Easy Rider." He and the film are in search of life, and find it in his daughter's plans to marry a man he (correctly) perceives as a buffoon and a fraud.
Schmidt's new in-laws include Randall Hertzel (Dermot Mulroney), a water-bed salesman and promoter of pyramid schemes, and his mother Roberta (Kathy Bates), who embraces the life force with a bone-crushing squeeze.
Her selfishness helps us observe that Schmidt is not a selfish man, mostly because there is nothing he has that he wants and nothing he lacks that he cares about.
rogerebert.suntimes.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20021220/REVIEWS/212200301/1023   (931 words)

 The Enquirer - Schmidt causes ruckus in House debate on Iraq   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Democrats booed and shouted at Schmidt as Rep. Harold Ford, D-Tenn., charged across the chamber's center aisle screaming that her comments were an uncalled-for personal attack.
Afterward, Schmidt apologized to lawmakers, saying that her statements were not directed at any member of the House.
Schmidt couldn't be reached after the remarks, but her office e-mailed a letter she plans to send immediately to Murtha.
news.cincinnati.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051119/NEWS01/511190372/-1/CINCI   (1064 words)

 W E L C O M E
Our concern is with the hunter who has climbed all day, or sat in a blind all night, who has traveled for days or saved for years or who has braved rain and cold and snow for one shot at a trophy.
Schmidt and Bender scopes were originally designed for hunting from a stand by moonlight in Germany, where night hunting is legal.
That explains the exceptional light transmission and brilliance for which Schmidt and Bender scopes are known.
www.schmidtbender.com   (304 words)

 The Enquirer - Schmidt wins tight race   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Schmidt aimed to continue the Republicans' three-decades-long winning streak in the southern Ohio district, won easily by Bush in 2004.
In Hamilton County, the largest of the seven counties, Schmidt led by 51 percent to 49 percent, a margin of about 1,400 votes.
Jean Schmidt (center) is congratulated by daughter Emile (left), husband Peter and friend Mary Jo Byrnes after hearing results in her campaign's hotel room at the Holiday Inn Eastgate.
news.enquirer.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050803/NEWS01/508030356   (396 words)

 Bicycle Lights and Generators
The hub powers several different headlights including Schmidt's own E6 and both Lumotec and Lumotec Oval Plus headlamps (as well as taillights) made by Busch and Müller in Germany, and modified by Schmidt for use with the SON, and LED headlights from Inoled.
The Schmidt E6 headlight uses the optics of the BiSy FL headlight but adds an extremely reliable magnetic reed switch and wiring for easy connection to the SON hub.
Schmidt used to offer this for use with the SON hub using their high quality stainless stel toggle switch.
www.peterwhitecycles.com /Schmidt-Lumotec.asp   (7768 words)

 ELECTION 2006 / Governor's team adds former Rove protege / Political 'artillery shell' joins re-election effort
Schmidt, a former California political operative, was a member of the exclusive "breakfast club" led by top White House adviser Karl Rove that ran President Bush's re-election campaign.
Schmidt, who Newsweek magazine described as a political "artillery shell," began in politics during grade school in his hometown of North Plainfield, N.J., where the son of a school teacher and a business executive first handed out campaign materials for Democrat Bill Bradley's 1978 Senate campaign.
Schmidt comes aboard the governor's campaign after a difficult year for Schwarzenegger, who engaged in a costly and unsuccessful ballot initiative campaign that drove his poll numbers down dramatically.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/02/12/BAGTNH78UU1.DTL   (965 words)

 About Schmidt (2002): Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
What gives About Schmidt its ultimate boost, what pushes it into the stirring heavens is Nicholson, who produces the most understated -– and one of the most powerful –- performances of his career.
The bleakness and poignancy are inescapable in About Schmidt, a character study that has the emotional richness of the great Italian and Eastern European films of the 1960s, in which humor and pathos rode up and down on the seesaw together.
What makes About Schmidt so extraordinary is how ordinary its tale is; it's a gray picture about gray people looking for some kind of meaning in their gray lives.
www.metacritic.com /film/titles/aboutschmidt   (1724 words)

 Reading Group Guide | ABOUT SCHMIDT by Louis Begley
Set in the Hamptons and Manhattan, infused with fl humor and startling eroticism, About Schmidt is both a meditation on loneliness and on the power of romance to unlock the most impenetrable recesses of the heart.
Schmidt is preoccupied with working out numbers so he can maintain his style of living.
Schmidt is keenly observant and highly intelligent, yet he is unable to understand the reasons for his problems with Charlotte.
www.readinggroupguides.com /guides/About_Schmidt.asp   (1645 words)

 Sample History: Schmidt - Knowledge Base, HouseofNames.com
One branch of the Schmidt family took the Latin form of the name, "Fabricius"; after being named to the nobility they were among the first to use the German form of their name, but were forced by the violence of the Thirty Year's War (1618-1648) to flee their lands and settle in Brandenburg.
Schmidts have been traced to Sweden, Rotterdam, and almost all regions of Germany of the 17th and 18th centuries, including Silesia, Saxony, Berlin, Mecklenburg, and as far south as Switzerland.
Arnd Schmidt emigrated with his family and with many other Schmidts to England or America in 1709; of the over one hundred Schmidts who landed in Philadelphia between 1720 and 1760 we found: Georg Michael Schmidt in 1732, Georg Schmidt in 1728, Andreas Schmidt in 1737, and Elias Schmidt in 1752.
www.houseofnames.com /xq/asp/sId./kbId.243/qx/knowledgebase.htm   (896 words)

 WKRC 12 Cincinnati - Congresswoman Jean Schmidt Talks With Local 12   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Representative Jean Schmidt has broken her silence and says she is sorry, not for what she said, but for how she said it.
In a speech four days ago, Schmidt told Iraq war opponent John Murtha...a former Marine...that she had a message from a constituent...cowards cut and run...Marines don't.
Schmidt says she has not seen the Saturday Night Live skit lampooning her speech.
www.wkrc.com /news/local/story.aspx?content_id=775E7920-7E8A-4147-A748-3E818D63D815   (729 words)

 Arno Schmidt at the Complete Review
Arno Schmidt is one of the greatest German writers of the 20th century -- and certainly the least well known of the top-tier authors.
Schmidt was an experimental writer -- and yet one firmly grounded in literary tradition.
Schmidt is among the most interesting, challenging, and entertaining of authors.
www.complete-review.com /authors/schmarn.htm   (1268 words)

 Schmidt Family of Chicago
All that we know at this time, is that the earliest of our Schmidt ancestors resided in Wabrzezno (German name - Briesen), Poland for about 70 years before they immigrated to the US in 1882.
John Schmidt, born May 1837 in Wabrzezno, immigrated to the US from Rynsk, Poland where he lived for a short period of time.
Frank Schmidt, born January 1866 in Wabrzezno, arrived in the US when he was 16 years old.
www.schmidt-sr.us   (262 words)

 Burrell Schmidt User's Manual   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Burrell Schmidt telescope is used primarily with a large-format CCD for wide-field imaging.
The Burrell Schmidt telescope is a 0.61/0.9m f/3.5 telescope with a plate-scale of 96.6"/mm and a direct CCD camera.
The corrector of the Burrell Schmidt is figured to provide seeing-limited images over the wavelength range 3500-11000 A. The Burrell Schmidt is operated manually rather than by computer aid, with setting circles rather than encoders.
smaug.astr.cwru.edu /intro.html   (277 words)

 Schmidt pulls ‘endorsement’ from website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The office of Rep. Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio) yesterday afternoon removed a claim on her website that Rep. Tom Tancredo (R-Colo.) had endorsed her after Tancredo’s office said it was not true.
In November, Schmidt made national headlines and became the butt of a joke on “Saturday Night Live” when the House reacted raucously to her negative remarks about 17th-term Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.) after he called for Bush to withdraw troops from Iraq.
Schmidt withdrew her words later, before they could be “taken down,” in a parliamentary move, but she had already ignited a firestorm.
www.thehill.com /thehill/export/TheHill/News/Frontpage/030806/news3.html   (503 words)

 Josephine County Historical Society Schmidt House Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In the mid 1880's, European immigrants, Claus and Hannchen Schmidt came to Grants Pass and homesteaded on the Rogue River where their five children were born.
Schmidt opened a grocery store in a rented, wooden building on 6th Street.
Few changes have been made to the Schmidt House, which was home to family members Anna and Flora Schmidt until they donated the house to the Josephine County Historical Society.
www.webtrail.com /jchs/schmidt.html   (285 words)

 Schmidt’s rivals smell blood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Calling Rep. Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio) “Mean Jean” and a “pathological liar,” a Republican former rival said yesterday she would almost certainly face a serious primary challenge next year.
Schmidt beat Brinkman and McEwen, a former congressman, in a special, 11-candidate GOP primary in July for the seat vacated by former Rep. Rob Portman (R) and squeaked out a general-election victory against Iraq war veteran Paul Hackett (D).
Schmidt also said at the time that she had spoken with a former Marine colonel who, she said, called Murtha a coward for backing a pullout.
www.hillnews.com /thehill/export/TheHill/News/Frontpage/113005/schmidt.html   (742 words)

 The Bruce Medalists: Maarten Schmidt
Schmidt, Maarten Schmidt, Maarten Schmidt, astronomers, astronomy, Bruce medal, history of astronomy, Astronomical Society of the Pacific">
A native of Groningen, Maarten Schmidt earned his Ph.D. under Jan H. Oort at the University of Leiden in 1956.
When Rudolph Minkowski retired, Schmidt took over his project of taking spectra of objects which had been found to be radio emitters.
www.phys-astro.sonoma.edu /brucemedalists/schmidt   (257 words)

 Amazon.com: About Schmidt: DVD: Jack Nicholson,Kathy Bates,Hope Davis,Dermot Mulroney,June Squibb,Howard Hesseman,Harry ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This film is about Warren Schmidt, a Nebraskan in his mid sixties, who is newly retired from his job as assistant vice president for an insurance firm.
When Schmidt travels to Colorado for the wedding, he stays with the groom's mother, Roberta Hertzel, a much married, earthy, and passionate divorcee, who is comfortable with herself and not afraid to express her feelings.
Schmidt is a typical, white, middled-aged American, and, though somewhat happily married and recently retired from a successful career, has yet to experience a truly fulfilling life.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00007KGC8?v=glance   (2949 words)

 Schmidt Group of Companies - distributor of high technology equipment for electronics, biomedical, production, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Schmidt Group of Companies is a high technology equipment distributor in the Asia Pacific regions.
Our mission is for Schmidt to become the number one value added distribution company for selected products and services in the electronics, biomedical, production, semiconductor and photo industries.
Schmidt Marketing Asia Ltd. distributes high quality consumer products with main focus on photographic equipment of world known brands such as Leica and Schneider professional lenses appreciated by both amateurs and professionals.
www.schmidtgroup.com   (141 words)

 Welcome to Ellen Schmidt's Web Site
Schmidt’s songs are enriched by her gift for melody, unusual in the current singer-songwriter scene.
Schmidt’s gifts for words and music are a legacy from her mother, classical singer Norma Farber, who gave concerts of both lieder and contemporary art song; Schmidt remembers handing out programs, as a child, to one of her mother’s recitals at Jordan Hall in Boston.
Schmidt has brought her songs to coffeehouses, festivals, schools, nursing homes, and fund-raising events for over ten years.
www.ellenschmidt.com   (1183 words)

 Dalkey Archive Press: Arno Schmidt
The novella was Schmidt's preferred form at the beginning of his writing career, and this volume collects the ten novellas he wrote between Entymesis (1949) and Republica Intelligentsia (1957), most of the them appearing here in English for the first time.
Ranging from Schmidt at his most inviting and whimsical to Schmidt at his most cerebral and complex, the stories are a perfect introduction to his work.
Among Schmidt enthusiasts, scholars, and fans, the two novels stand in sharp contrast to one another, the first belonging to his early, more realistic phase, and the second introducing his later, more experimental phase.
www.centerforbookculture.org /dalkey/backlist/schmidt.html   (1400 words)

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