Monthly Archive:: April 2013

Human well-being and the health of our ecosystems is dependant on the development and deployment of solutions to advance those values. Influencing the next generation before and during its ascendance requires scientific based design and technologies aimed at the restorative world and all benefits of humanity. The Buckminster Fuller Institute is doing just that, and the world’s most creative minds are stepping up to take their place deep within this corner of the scientific community. The Buckminster Fuller Institute’s programs combine unique insight into global trends and needs with a comprehensive approach to design. Much of this is inspired by Fuller’s geodesic dome—a self sustaining structure removing the laws of weight-related physics that not only stands as an architectural wonder, but as a blueprint for

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There is often a misconception surrounding marketing as a term. Most people look at it through a very limited scope and fail to see its robust nature. Business marketing is both a science and an art. It strives to capture an experience in real time and share it with the consumer masses in a consistent manner. To be successful it must stay fresh and current. This means that as technology advances, business marketing must evolve to accommodate the new tools of the trade. Having a marketing plan with a projected growth rate is vital. It is the scientific side of the coin that says, “If you follow this marketing plan, 150 percent growth rate is guaranteed in one quarter or less”. In other words, it

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Healthcare reform legislation has created financial incentives for hospitals to integrate electronic medical records (EMR) technology into their clinical information systems. The migration to EMR offers a number of significant advantages for both patients and medical professionals by creating an electronic repository for patient records, lab results, drug information and more. Still, some are waving a red flag; there are legitimate concerns about potential threats to patient privacy. The EMR Era Each patient’s electronic medical record contains their medical history and data, all of which can be searched, reviewed and shared to ensure optimal patient safety and improved staff communication about prescriptions, tests, and more. Having patient data digitally available allows for more integrated care across various providers and specialists. There is no longer a

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When was the last time you used a sensor? Chances are you might have used one to get to this information. Sensors are now being used just about everywhere. They can be found in most of the electronic gadgets that we use on a daily basis, and they can be found in modern automobiles. Sensors help automate things in some applications, while they may help us connect with some data in other applications. Here are the five most common sensors uses today. The Touch Sensor There is nothing quite like a sensor that can be activated with a simple touch of the finger. The easier a sensor is to use, the more likely it is going to be found out in the world. With all

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For a business to maintain a good reputation online it will be highly beneficial to put in practice the right online reputation management procedures. By maintaining a competitive online presence it will be possible for a business to achieve more success in promoting the services or products on sale. In certain situations, negative comments or testimonies can have a significant impact on the success of the smaller business establishments. Efficient management of a company’s online presence is able to offer a variety of benefits to make sure a business is able to continue to improve and develop in the future. Now-a-days, a shopper has the ability to first research a brand or company prior to using the services or goods. Since it is now such

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Many people misconstrue gadgets as a waste of money that would be better invested elsewhere. Often seen as superfluous and unnecessary, the more serious members of society may look down upon these technological advances with disdain. However, many gadgets can help the owner save significant amounts of money and bring forth numerous different benefits. 4G Ready Phone Smartphone technology has advanced so far that many run processors as fast as home computers and internet connections are just as rapid. This makes them useful for needs other than as a traditional mobile device. Many smartphones can be used a portable hotspot, this allows other devices to use its internet connection in a similar way to a wireless router. The advent of 4G has seen many smartphones

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UK seems to be far fairer in its internet restriction policy as compared to China but still total freedom is an issue for people living in UK. It causes the frustration to the internet users that certain contents are blocked. The government authorities are keeping a close check on the internet traffic. The UK government however, is responsible for protecting its national interests and has to deal with other privacy policies that make it difficult for the internet users to search for contents they require. VPN for UK Thus, it becomes a necessity for certain internet browsers to install the VPNs to enjoy unlimited access which is not eavesdropped by other people. The internet users residing in UK install VPN for England to access the

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A magnetic stirrer is a typical laboratory equipment that lets scientists and researchers stir compound elements constantly, consistently and without making a mess if it is done properly. Laboratory-grade magnetic stirrers will cost you a huge amount of money, but no need to worry as you can make your DIY magnetic stirrer. With your own version of this laboratory equipment, it can provide you added features, such as a variable stirring speed, that are the same as those offered by a professional setup and what’s more interesting is that you have your own at a cheaper cost. The following are steps you need to follow to create this important tool: 1. You have to glue the rare-earth magnets, spaced equally, onto the steel washer. 2.

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Managed information technology services refer to management and implementation of consistent IT services in an industry that abides by essentialities and requirements of a business. Digitalized and computing systems form an integral part of businesses these days. So, managed IT services are in stipulation that aid in establishing a proficient control over digitalized and computerized prospects of an organization. Managed IT services now refer to outsourcing the technical department of a company to an experienced and efficient managed service provider with knowledgeable skills in digital and electronic equipment  communication and networks to plot a significant progress path for your business. How Managed It Services Aid In Progress And Development Of Your Business IT experts integrate the needs of your company. Progress of a business needs to be evaluated

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Online nurseryman Kermit Carter had a business puzzle to solve in mid-2012 at his small family farm on the Northern California coast. Repeat business was increasing daily for the flowering horticultural sages that Carter and his wife were growing and shipping to customers nationwide from their Flowers by the Sea nursery. Carter says he wasn’t certain what would be the most efficient way to get word out about new products so FBTS could sell them in timely fashion. Most sages are part of the Salvia plant genus, which is the largest group in the mint family and contains up to 900 species worldwide. FBTS grows more than 300 species, Carter says, and greenhouse tables can get crowded. What’s a niche entrepreneur to do when a quick solution

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Social media has been of immense help when it comes to the booming of your business online. Till date it is proven that the power of social media in fueling up online business in invincible and there are no other alternatives as such. With the aid of social media, your business can get more exposure and in a short time frame you can pop up your business globally! This is a real plus factor for the organizations seeking global exposure. Now let’s see some important strategies how you should promote your business on social media sites. 1. Sharing: Sharing is an important factor when you want to boom your business on social media sites. Normally sharing through the social media sites is what a common

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Changes in the world of business have come and gone but none of them has been as powerful and revolutionary as those triggered by advancement in technology. The latter is nothing but progress through invention and innovation – a hallmark that has affect every aspect of this modern age. Right from the prehistoric developments such as the fire through friction and wheel to today’s technical devices such as PCs and TVs; there’s truly no dearth of remarkable inventions that have changed the way our personal as well as professional lives work. Notably, they have drastically changed the way businesses conduct themselves. Right from manual to automated transformation and from slow to fast processes, technological inventions have showered several commercial blessings on different industrial niches. In

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It has been known worldwide that New York is the most popular city among other cities. It is mainly because of its rich collection of museums and galleries, and hosting some of the world’s greatest exhibitions and art. Here are some information where you can find interesting exhibition shows in New York. One of the many museums and galleries New York has is the Museum of Metropolitan Art or also known as “the Met”. It is the largest art museum in the United States and second to the most visited museum worldwide. It is on the eastern edge of Central Park in which the area is known as the “Museum Mile”. Museum Mile also hosts the world-famous Guggenheim Museum which opened in 1872. It is

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The business world runs under certain seasons where there is often an increase or decrease in the sales of products and services. One of these seasons is particularly the holiday season where many people spend a lot of money on so many things. As a businessperson, you clearly understand the essence of the online marketing strategies that can enhance your sales with time and give you very good profits. 1.      Preparation The early bird catches the worm. The last thing you may want for such an occasion is showing up late and missing so much. Working with www.Ucoz.com to get a good website for sales ensures you begin your preparation early enough by looking into all the factors that may affect positively or negatively since

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Ben Affleck’s tense political thriller Argo triumphed at the Oscars this year, and went home with three of the coveted gold statues including one for Best Picture.  The movie has been widely acclaimed, and grossed almost $20 million in its opening weekend.  Despite its huge commercial success, director Ben Affleck has been criticised for his portrayal of the 1979 hostage crisis, and accused of bending the truth in order to create a more dramatic storyline. So what did actually happen in Tehran after the invasion of the American embassy, and why has it been kept a secret from the public for so long? On the morning of November 4th 1979, embassy workers arrived to work amidst a sea of chanting protestors who were expressing their anger at America’s support

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  New York City is one of the biggest and most famous cities not only in America but all over the world. This city has interesting history, magnificent culture, and breathtaking attractions that make tourists feel overwhelmed when they visit the city. New York is popularly known as the Big Apple. New York City offers a lot of things to enjoy such as restaurants, architecture, fashion, art, museums, parks and many more. Due to the fact that New York is a lovely city, it has been attracting a massive number of tourists every year. A bus tour is a good choice when making a tour around the Big Apple. This type of tour is a great way to see many attractions in the city. Sitting

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It’s no secret that we currently inhabit an era in which technological and medical advantages are more readily accessible than ever before. People are living longer and healthier lives and the availability of medical treatment is considerably greater than only a handful of decades ago. This is particularly notable throughout parts of the developing world, perhaps most visible in Africa. New Advancements Due to the wealth of natural resources the continent boasts, there has been a great deal of capital influx from foreign companies. In turn, this money has allowed many medical institutions to acquire advanced technologies such as MRI scanners and robotic devices that give surgeons the ability to remotely perform procedures with a level of accuracy and safety that would have been all

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When you sign up for your first hosting plan your provider will most likely also provide you with a web hosting control panel. The web hosting control panel is an extremely useful tool that will make managing the backend and particular behind the scenes activities of your site much easier to do. Some of the things you’ll be able to do in your web hosting control panel are manage your email accounts, ftp accounts, manage pointer and add-on domains, access your sites statistics, manage files, build pages for your website, install certain scripts with the push of a button, MySQL database management and a multitude of other functions. As you can see, these control panels are extremely powerful and will make your day to day

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It’s not that every company out there should migrate all of their documents to the newest SharePoint version. Rather, the big idea is that SharePoint is a platform built to optimize business processes in a way that both increases efficiency and the bottom-line. The latest releases of SharePoint are now heavily integrated with the cloud, which makes it easier than ever to collaborate in real time. Types of Documents to Include in Your Database Really, there are way more than three types of business documents that should be included in your SharePoint database. However, if you’re new to the platform and want to get things up and running quickly, these are the most mission-critical documents that should be uploaded and organized first. · Branding Information

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One of the most crowded sections of computing shops and department stores is the tech gadget area. After spending hours searching for the best laptops and computer software, trawling through the different deals and offers, buying an exciting new gadget is the perfect reward for all your hard work. And it’s double the fun. Here’s a roundup of some of the coolest laptop gadgets for sale. 1.    The wooden mouse This mouse can be attached to your PC via a regular USB cable, and will look at home on any wooden desk. Available from a variety of online retailers, the wooden mouse is generally made from Bamboo. This gives the mouse added eco-friendly points – a fast-reproducing plant, Bamboo is classed as a renewable resource.

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