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- Brute Force and Ignorance - programming jargon for relying on raw computing power. For example, an algorithm that uses BFI might search through all possible options to find the single best option, whereas a more sophisticated algorithm might deduce the best option using a set of rules. BFI based algorithms tend to be simpler, and can under some circumstances be faster.
- Brute Force and Ignorance - pre-dates computers, and refers to a 'sledge-hammer to crack a nut' type of approach. Implies an approach with a lack of subtlety or sophistication, instead, implies the use of raw strength or power.
- Brace For Impact - Common warning from U.S. military units to infer a warning to brace themselves, mainly because of an immediate threat. May either be pronounced as "B-F-I" in the letter order, or as "Bee-fi" in short.
- British Film Institute
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- www. bfi.org.ukYou can watch over 1500 other complete films and TV programmes from the BFI National Archive free of charge at the BFI
Carefully argued criticism of the BFI is one thing, one-line uncontextualised personal sniping is another.
I won’t say much else except that the future of the BFI is indeed a matter for careful and serious, not to mention open and honest, argument.
The BFI is a charity, so all profits go towards the cause: promoting understanding and appreciation of film and television culture and history.
The British Film Institute BFI, which is home to the collection, restored the material, calling it "the most exciting film discovery of recent times".
"The archives of the BBC and the BFI are a great national resource, with huge potential public value," Roly Keating, the BBC's director of archive content, said in a prepared statement.
"For me, the BFI is the heart of British cinema," Hurt said.
Playing at the BFI is the re-issue of Powell and Pressburger's Technicolor classic
I doubt that Englander's team could have changed the site so quickly...or that it would leave out a big client such as BFI on Knabe's resume
The UK site debuts with more than 1000 titles, including those from leading film companies such as BFI (British Film Institute), Pathé Films, ContentFilms and Axiom Films.
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