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Easy analytics | Home | IBM Watson Analytics. How the Color of Your Office Impacts Productivity (Infographic) If your office walls are painted dull gray -- the cold color of warships, concrete and cubicles -- it’s time for a makeover. A recent University of Texas study found that bland gray, beige and white offices induced feelings of sadness and depression, especially in women. Men, on the other hand, experienced similarly gloomy feelings in purple and orange workspaces. Similar scientific studies have shown that colors don’t just change our moods, they also profoundly impact our productivity, for better and for worse.

That’s why it’s best to decorate your workplace with a vibrant medley of stimulating hues that increase output and spark creativity. Related: How to Transform Your Workspace With Color Low-wavelength colors, like restful green and calming blue -- two of the most common colors in Mother Nature’s palette -- improve efficiency and focus. Red, a high-wavelength color, is active, intense and alarming at times. Click to Enlarge Image credit: Taskworld. Reg. gr. 1B | Polonsky Foundation Digitization Project.

The Reginensis graecus 1 is the first and only extant volume of what was originally a two-volume set containing the entire Bible in Greek. It was produced in the first half of the tenth century and contains the books Genesis through Psalms. It makes a modest textual contribution to the Septuagint (where its text is generally very similar to that of the Codex Vaticanus, Vat. gr. 1209), but it is famous mainly for its splendid miniatures, which have been separated from the main volume and given their own shelfmark (Reg. gr. 1B), though their folio numbers reflect their positions in the original manuscript.

A prefatory poem indicates that the volume was commissioned by one Leo Patrikios, and it is consequently sometimes referred to as the ‘Bible of Leo the Patrician’ or simply the ‘Leo Bible.’ General. An, Y. (2013). Systematic design of blended PBL: Exploring the design experiences and support needs of PBL novices in an online environment. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education , 13 (1). Retrieved from Systematic Design of Blended PBL: Exploring the Design Experiences and Support Needs of PBL Novices in an Online Environment Yun-Jo An University of West Georgia Abstract Designing problem-based learning (PBL), especially blended PBL, is very different from designing traditional teacher-centered instruction and requires a new set of knowledge, skills, and attitudes.

The current information age society needs people who can think critically and creatively and can effectively use ever-increasing amounts of data to solve ill-structured problems, to make decisions in the face of uncertainty, and to collaborate with other people. Literature Review Problem-Based Learning PBL and Blended Learning PBL and Teacher Education. Market quavers after fake AP tweet says Obama was hurt in White House explosions. The swift reaction demonstrates once more how vulnerable the markets have become to technological glitches. The bombing in Boston last week and the harrowing manhunt that ensued probably hastened the response from an already jittery investing public. The tweet popped up on traders’ screens shortly after 1 p.m.

The AP used social media, its Web site and its corporate blog to announce that its Twitter account had been hacked. The company said it was investigating the matter with Twitter, and the White House weighed in to calm nerves. “The president is fine,” White House spokesman Jay Carney said. But in the investing world, where super-high-speed computer trades dominate the market, the reassurances did not come quickly enough to prevent momentary chaos. “And it wasn’t just the stock market.

Saluzzi said he saw the post immediately, because he keeps an eye on Twitter for the entire trading day to learn about any potentially market-moving events. But increasingly, the method has backfired. AoIR Wiki. Information Is Beautiful. General. American English Dialects. North American English Dialects, Based on Pronunciation Patterns Small-Scale Dialect Map The small map below is the same as the Full-Scale Dialect Map that follows, but shows the entire width of the map (on most monitors). 24-Aug.-2010 Click on any part of this map to move to the equivalent part of the Full-Scale Dialect Map.

(For now this only moves to the far left or the far right of the Full-Scale Dialect Map, so unfortunately it doesn’t work well for the middle portions, and you will just have to scroll over.) 24-Aug.-2010 Full-Scale Dialect Map Instructions For many of the cities or towns on this map, you can listen to an audio or video sample of speech of a native (more specifically, someone who was raised there, though not necessarily born there, and whose dialect clearly represents that place). Use the scroll bars to move around on this map, or, even simpler, start at the tiny map above and click the country (U.S. or Canada) that you want to look at.

Help! Map Notes Other Sources 1. IdeaFestival. Google glasses. The Journal of Community Informatics. Editor-in-Chief Michael Gurstein, Ph.D.Centre for Community Informatics Research, Development and TrainingVancouver, CANADA gurstein@gmail.com The current issue: Vol. 10, No 2 (2014) Special Issue: Building the First Mile Previous issues are available in the Journal Archives About Community Informatics Community informatics (CI) is the study and practice of enabling communities with Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs). See the Wikipedia entry on Community Informatics for an overview of the field. Invitation to Subscribe For regular notification of new issues, other information about the journal and community informatics activities and events, register for a free subscription to the Journal of Community Informatics. Call for Submissions Please register as an author and follow the instructions for uploading your proposed article.

Call for Reviewers Publishers Supporting Organizations Announcements Vol 10, No 2 (2014): Special Issue: Building the First Mile Table of Contents Editorial. Churnalism Search. Churnalism | Search. Market quavers after fake AP tweet says Obama was hurt in White House explosions. Youtube Sensations - Where Are They Now? Topsy - Instant social insight. With iOS 9, Search lets you look for content from the web, your contacts, apps, nearby places, and more. Powered by Siri, Search offers suggestions and updates results as you type. There are two ways to use Search on your iOS device. Quick Search Drag down from the middle of the Home screen and type what you're looking for.

Siri Suggestions Drag right from the Home screen to show Search and get Siri Suggestions. Get Siri Suggestions Siri Suggestions include apps and contacts that you might be interested in. You can use Siri Suggestions with iPhone 5 and later, iPad Pro, iPad (4th generation) and later, iPad mini (2nd generation) and later, and iPod touch (6th generation).

Change search settings Go to Settings > General > Spotlight Search. From here, you can turn Siri Suggestions on or off and choose which apps to include in your searches. If you don’t want Siri or Spotlight to suggest nearby locations, go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services. Last Modified: For Scientists, an Exploding World of Pseudo-Academia. Computer History Museum.