Helen Keller Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree. The story of how Keller's teacher, Anne Sullivan, broke through the isolation imposed by a near complete lack of language, allowing the girl to blossom as she learned to communicate, has become widely known through the dramatic depictions of the play and film The Miracle Worker. Her birthday on June 27 is commemorated as Helen Keller Day in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and was authorized at the federal level by presidential proclamation by President Jimmy Carter in 1980, the 100th anniversary of her birth. A prolific author, Keller was well-travelled and outspoken in her convictions. A member of the Socialist Party of America and the Industrial Workers of the World, she campaigned for women's suffrage, labor rights, socialism, and other radical left causes. Early childhood and illness Formal education
The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking Vice Chairman, BNY Mellon "Confidence is what leadership is really all about." • Generates roughly half of BNY Mellon's pretax income • Manages a third of its 52,000 employees in 115 cities around the globe • Is the first female vice chairman in the company's 227-year history • Started, and still leads, the bank's wildly successful women's network. It's easy to prove Karen Peetz is powerful in the traditional sense of the word. She generates roughly half of BNY Mellon's pretax income. But Peetz's power goes far beyond the standard definition. She is a connector of people and ideas. It is no exaggeration to say Peetz has inspired generations of women in financial services and beyond. What may stand out most is how effortless Peetz's success appears. Peetz is one of the rare executives who excel at both the soft and hard sides of business. Her inherent optimism often leads her to find solutions where others see only problems.
Business Valuation Blog You can value just about any company using a number of income-based business valuation methods. These methods require that you provide two key inputs: Estimate of business earnings, usually in the form of cash flowA factor representing business risk such as the discount or capitalization rate An example of business valuation based on income is the discounted cash flow method. To use this technique, you would project the business earnings over a number of years into the future. One of the elements that make up the discount rate is the so-called company size premium. If you take a peek at the discount rate build-up formula, you will see the company size premium being included. Smaller companies will tend to generate greater returns to compensate the investors for the higher risk. This is in fact how the calculation of the company size premia is done. So far so good. One way to do this is to use extrapolation. For example, in Excel this calculation is performed using the Forecast formula.
Technische Universität Wien : 3D-Printer with Nano-Precision A 285 µm racecar, printed at the Vienna University of Technology Detail of the racecar A model of St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna (credit: Klaus Cicha) A larger version of St. The London Tower Bridge (credit: Klaus Cicha) Distance between the towers: 90 µm (credit: Klaus Cicha) Jan Torgersen (l) and Peter Gruber (r) im 3D-Drucker-Labor Printing three dimensional objects with incredibly fine details is now possible using “two-photon lithography”. Setting a New World RecordThe 3D printer uses a liquid resin, which is hardened at precisely the correct spots by a focused laser beam. This amazing progress was made possible by combining several new ideas. Photoactive Molecules Harden the Resin3D-printing is not all about mechanics – chemists had a crucial role to play in this project too. Researchers all over the world are working on 3D printers today – at universities as well as in industry. Picture download:
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Website Valuations and Appraisals, Value a Blog, Domain or other online Business Life & Style / Metroplus : Mission heritage It certainly makes for an interesting travelogue when two Indian youngsters who have lived the good life and visited exotic places around the world decide to rough it out for three months, travelling in rickety old buses to tourist spots across India. But Aniketh MJ and Sulesh Kumar — both 24, from Bengaluru — have also turned their adventure into an attempt at raising awareness about 28 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India. As they travel, Aniketh and Sulesh will assess these heritage sites and pass on their findings to UNESCO. (UNESCO has recognised this effort by placing a note about it on its website.) In addition, the duo is working on a guidebook to aid others keen on visiting these sites. It was Aniketh's visit to Hampi, sometime ago, that sparked this challenging assignment. Blogging about it Only a week into the tour — named “From Tigers To Tombs” — the two youngsters have realised that India can't be painted with one brush.
Indra Nooyi Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi (born 28 October 1955) is an Indian-American business executive and the current Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo, the second largest food and beverage business in the world by net revenue. According to Forbes, she is consistently ranked among the World's 100 Most Powerful Women. In 2013, she has been ranked 10th in the list of Forbes World's 100 most powerful women. Early life and career Nooyi was born in Madras (presently Chennai), Tamil Nadu, India. She was educated at Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Madras. She received a Bachelor's degree in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from Madras Christian College in 1974 and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (MBA) from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta in 1976. Beginning her career in India, Nooyi held product manager positions at Johnson & Johnson and textile firm Mettur Beardsell. PepsiCo executive Compensation Personal life Notes
Professional: Features Create unlimited, customizable workspaces with charts, quotes, time & sales, and other content. Your workspaces are saved with all your custom settings for easy viewing each time you visit. Professional is downloaded and run right from your desktop. Get your data on any text device with internet access, such as your PDA or cell phone. Tagore and Einstein - School of Wisdom Tagore and Einstein met through a common friend, Dr. Mendel. Tagore visited Einstein at his residence at Kaputh in the suburbs of Berlin on July 14, 1930, and Einstein returned the call and visited Tagore at the Mendel home. Both conversations were recorded and the above photograph was taken. The July 14 conversation is reproduced here, and was originally published in The Religion of Man (George, Allen & Unwin, Ltd., London), Appendix II, pp. 222-225. TAGORE: I was discussing with Dr. EINSTEIN: The facts that make science tend toward this view do not say good-bye to causality. EINSTEIN: One tries to understand in the higher plane how the order is. TAGORE: Thus duality is in the depths of existence, the contradiction of free impulse and the directive will which works upon it and evolves an orderly scheme of things. EINSTEIN: Modern physics would not say they are contradictory. TAGORE: I find a parallel in human psychology. TAGORE: Otherwise, the drama of existence would be too desultory.
Gerald Celente Background Celente was born in The Bronx, New York City, New York. He had early political experience running a mayoral campaign in Yonkers, New York and served as executive assistant to the secretary of the New York State Senate. From 1973 to 1979 Celente traveled between Chicago and Washington D.C. as a government affairs specialist. In 1980 Celente founded The Trends Research Institute (at first called the Socio-Economic Research Institute of America), now located in Kingston, New York, publisher of the Trends Journal which forecasts and analyzes business, socioeconomic, political, and other trends. Criticism Critics of Celente have accused him of claiming successful predictions based on vague language and "operating on his hunches Forecasting His forecasts since 1993  have included predictions about terrorism, economic collapses and war. Revolution in the USA On Russia Today, he predicted that the USA would face a revolution. Neosurvivalism
Top 4 Sites To Download Free, Legal Concert Recordings Unfortunately today, BitTorrent has become the mainstream way for sharing copyrighted content. There are a few sites though (like LegalTorrents), that do offer torrents that are free and legal. Today we will be looking, more specifically, at some of the sites that offer live concert recordings available for download. In order to download these files to your computer you will need a torrent client, like utorrent (Windows) or Transmission (Mac, Linux). Etree Etree is a site dedicated to providing numerous free and open-source related material and media with torrents being one of the best sections of the site. Etree is definitely one of the best resources for accessing the best free, legal concert recordings on the web. Sugarmegs Sugarmegs is one of the most famous archives of free, legal, concert recordings ever created. Internet Archive The Internet Archive (conveniently placed at archive.org) is one of the most incredible websites that has ever existed. COTapers
Wendigo The Wendigo (also known as windigo, weendigo, windago, waindigo, windiga, witiko, wihtikow, and numerous other variants including manaha) is a demonic half-beast creature appearing in the legends of the Algonquian peoples along the Atlantic Coast and Great Lakes Region of both the United States and Canada. The creature or spirit could either possess characteristics of a human or a monster that had physically transformed from a person. It is particularly associated with cannibalism. The Algonquian believed those who indulged in eating human flesh were at particular risk; the legend appears to have reinforced the practice of cannibalism as a taboo. It is often described in Algonquian mythology as a balance of nature. The legend lends its name to the disputed modern medical term Wendigo Psychosis. The Wendigo character now is a common creature found in modern horror fiction. Algonquian mythology Description Human Wendigos Taboo reinforcement ceremony
Morgan Stanley - Global Economic Forum Team Dedicated to being the preeminent provider of economic research to the global financial community. The Global Economic Forum is designed to provide a daily update on the ongoing dialogue among our far-flung team. We hope you find it helpful as a vehicle that takes you into the inner sanctum of the rapidly changing global financial markets. As always, we welcome your feedback. Americas Vincent Reinhart joined Morgan Stanley in October 2011 as a Managing Director and Chief US Economist. Ellen Zentner is an Executive Director of Morgan Stanley and the Senior Economist for the U.S., based in New York. Ellen joined Morgan Stanley in August 2013 from Nomura Securities, International. Ellen holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Master's Degree in Economics from the University of Colorado. Europe (London-based) Elga is Morgan Stanley's Chief European Economist. Tevfik Aksoy is a Managing Director and the Head of Central Eastern Europe, M. Melanie Baker is senior UK economist.