Three and a half degrees of separation. “I read somewhere that everybody on this planet is separated by only six other people.
Six degrees of separation. Between us and everybody else on this planet. The president of the United States. Technology DOESN'T isolate people: New study shows the Internet and mobile phones increase your social network. By Daily Mail Reporter Updated: 11:03 GMT, 12 November 2009 They have been blamed for isolating people and shrinking their circle of friends.
But a new study has found that the Internet and mobile phones do precisely the opposite and actually enhance people’s social worlds. La mitad de los estudiantes españoles se decanta por una carrera sin futuro. Afirmar que es la decisión más importante que uno va a tomar en su vida quizá sea exagerado.
Pero no cabe duda alguna de que pocas cosas pueden condicionar más nuestra vida que la elección de lo que vamos a estudiar. Y no parece que los estudiantes españoles, en general, lo estén haciendo bien. Uno de cada dos titulados universitarios en nuestro país -según el informe del Ministerio de Educación sobre egresados universitarios y afiliación a la Seguridad Social- son de la rama de Ciencias Sociales y Jurídicas, cuando el actual mercado laboral demanda claramente titulados con un perfil mucho más técnico. En el informe Infoempleo de Adecco de 2013 esta tendencia es evidente.
El 42,08% de las ofertas de empleo pertenecen al sector de Técnica e ingenierias, frente al 37,95% de la rama de Ciencias Sociales y Jurídicas, el 15,27% de Ciencias o el 4,7% de Humanidades. ¿Por qué se produce entonces esta demanda masiva de estudios con pocas salidas laborales? Service Ignores Ongoing Threats, Proposes to Downlist Manatees - Save the Manatee Club. There is a 90-day public comment period that ends April 7th, 2016.
There are three ways to comment to FWS on this proposal, and you can click the following link to get sample comments: Electronically: Click the following link to go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal and enter your comments. A financial planner explains why college isn't the right choice for everyone. By Kathryn Hauer, CFP Learn more about Kathryn at NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor In recent years, it has become conventional wisdom to assume that getting a college education is the only route to success.
Drug Legalization, Criminalization, and Harm Reduction. Mr.
Commentary: Legalize drugs to stop violence. War On Drugs Failing: Market For Illegal Drugs Is Booming As Prices Drop And Potency Increases. Despite a global increase in drug seizures and other efforts to curb supply, the global drug trade seems to be flourishing, and the so-called international “war” on drugs is failing, according to a new study, which found that even with seizures, prices are decreasing, and purity is increasing.
The researchers, from the University of British Columbia, looked at data from seven international government-funded surveillance systems, which tracked at least 10 years of drug price and purity, particularly for marijuana, cocaine, and opiates, such as heroin. They found that drug prices had gone down across the globe, while the purity of the drugs, and their seizures, had risen. “By every metric, the war on drugs — which is estimated to have cost North Americans over the last 40 years over a trillion dollars — has really been hugely ineffective,” Dr. Evan Wood, senior author of the study and founder of the International Center for Science in Drug Policy, told The Star. In the U.S. Twelve Reasons To Legalize Drugs. College may not be worth it. Tulane Public Relations/Flickr Going to college may not be worth it anymore, according to Goldman Sachs.
In a research note, Goldman analysts said that the average economic return for going to college is falling. For some, the "cost may not be justified," according to the note. That is because it's going to take a lot longer to pay off those student loans, given the rising costs of tuition. Hillary Clinton is wrong on the so-called war against women. “Women earn less than men across our economy — and women of color often lose out the most,” Hillary Clinton says on her campaign website.
She promises to fight for pay transparency and pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, which would give the federal government more power to intrude into firms’ decisions on pay. But there’s no mystery about the male-female wage gap. College majors that require high math SATs, such as physics, math and engineering, lead to higher earnings than majors that need less math, such as communications and English literature. Women choose to major in subjects that require less math or lower math SAT scores. That’s one reason they earn less. The following charts show data from the Labor Department’s American Community Survey on math scores and earnings.
U.S. PIP Tech and Social Isolation. Smartphones and Patient Care: Exploring the Use of Text-Based Messaging for Patient-Related... - Abstract - Europe PMC. Text messaging (texting) has become a routine medium of communication in society.
However, its use among clinicians has not been fully characterized. We explored general surgery residents' practices and views on texting for patient-related communication.An email survey was distributed to all general surgery residents at a large Canadian medical school.Overall, 46 (57%) of those surveyed responded. All used texting for patient-related communication. Eleven percent of residents did not have a password on their cell phone and 89% did not have encrypted phones. Manatee Mortality Statistics.