The cloud changes IT culture, demands new tech skills As enterprises are moving to the cloud, it's changing a whole lot more than just where companies' data and services are sitting. The emergence of the cloud is heralding a shift in the skills that IT workers need and the jobs they are doing. It's changing the entire culture inside IT departments. "The cloud is part of the evolution of IT," said Mike Chapple, senior director for IT service delivery at the University of Notre Dame. Chomsky: Paris attacks show hypocrisy of West's outrage Millions of people demonstrated in condemnation of the atrocities, amplified by a chorus of horror under the banner "I am Charlie." There were eloquent pronouncements of outrage, captured well by the head of Israel's Labor Party and the main challenger for the upcoming elections, Isaac Herzog, who declared that "Terrorism is terrorism. There's no two ways about it," and that "All the nations that seek peace and freedom [face] an enormous challenge" from brutal violence.
About Me - Sara A. Carter Sara is a thespian who studied with the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) and practices foreign accents to embarrass her family in public settings. Sara A. Carter is a national and international award-winning investigative reporter whose stories have ranged from national security, terrorism, immigration and front line coverage of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. She is currently the senior national security correspondent for web-based Circa News, working on major projects in conjunction with Sinclair Broadcast Group affiliates across the nation. She was formerly with the Los Angeles News Group, The Washington Times, The Washington Examiner and wrote numerous exclusives for USA Today, US News World Report, and Arutz Sheva in Israel.
11 Free Websites to Practice English at Home At The New York Public Library's Adult Learning Centers, where adults work on basic English and literacy skills, we're often asked for recommendations of websites for adults to practice English at home. Below you'll find eleven sites, some with a focus on listening, some on vocabulary, others on grammar, and some with a range of activities. Happy learning! Easy World of Englisheasyworldofenglish.com An attractive, user-friendly website including grammar, pronunciation, reading and listening practice and an interactive picture dictionary. NBC Affiliate KMIR Reports on Chemtrails/Geoengineering KMIR, the NBC affiliate in Palm Springs, CA has recently aired a segment on chemtrails/geoengineering. I picked up the coverage at the kaua’i sky blog. Here is a great opportunity for some Quantum Activism. If you’ve got the time and interest, consider contacting KMIR to thank them for their coverage, and to continue reporting on this topic.
Free Webinar: SIP Trunking and UCaaS: Two Trends, One Strategy? SIP Trunking and UCaaS: Two Trends, One Strategy?Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 | Time: 2:00 PM EST/ 11AM PST (Duration: 60 Minutes) SIP Trunking services are maturing, and enterprises, in turn, continue to increase their deployment of SIP Trunks as a way of saving money over legacy PRIs. But SIP Trunking isn’t an end in itself; SIP Trunking’s true value is the greater UC functionality and network resiliency it enables—not only for premises-based UC deployments, but also in hybrid scenarios where enterprises leverage Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS). Whether you’re focused on refining your SIP Trunking strategy—looking to get the lowest cost and best service today—or whether you’re positioning SIP Trunks as part of your broader UC future, this Webinar will help you build the SIP and UCaaS strategy that’s right for you.
11 Tactics Used By The Mainstream Media to Manufacture Consent For The Oligarchy The mainstream media is aging and collapsing under the weight of its own hubris and arrogance. Now entirely formulaic in presentation and predictable in substance, the ‘major’ outlets of news, which are monopolized under only a small handful of corporations, serve the purpose of misleading the public on important issues and manufacturing consent for government and the oligarchs. The public is still largely numb to this reality, and in a wicked catch-22 for modern man, many people are still addicted to the very media that serves as the primary weapon of social control against them. The tide is turning, however, and to help break the spell we bring you this comprehensive list of 11 tactics used against the public by the mainstream media to coerce consensus, divide, conquer, ridicule and stifle truthful or meaningful conversation about the state of our world. 1.
Senator Durbin and the Corruption of the English Language Some choice nonsense from Senator Durbin: Sen. Durbin on “chain migration”:“I said to the president, ‘Do you realize how painful that term is to so many people? African-Americans believe that they migrated to America in chains. When you speak about [it], it hurts them personally. learnenglish.britishcouncil Some adjectives go with certain prepositions. There is no real pattern – you need to learn them as you meet them. Here are some examples but remember that there are many other adjective + preposition combinations that are not covered here. With ‘at’ I’m quite good at English but I’m bad at maths and I’m terrible at physics.
Despite its efforts, even Whole Foods cannot keep GMOs out of the products it sells (correction) (NaturalNews) Genetically modified foods have become so ubiquitous in the US that even the grocery store 'Whole Foods' now admits it cannot keep biotech foods off its shelves. A representative for the corporation acknowledged in May of 2011 that the realities of the marketplace have forced a shift in the company's previous no-GMO's policy. (Correction note: The original title of this article has been altered to better reflect the accuracy of this story. Top 10 Technology Trends for 2016 By David W. Cearley Gartner, Inc.
Can an Avocado a Day Help Lower Bad Cholesterol? By Dr. Mercola Avocados are an excellent source of heart-healthy monounsaturated fat that is easily burned for energy, while being low in fructose. Not surprisingly, improved weight management1,2 is one of the health benefits of avocado consumption, and its high-fat, low-sugar content is likely a key factor contributing to this effect. Research3 has also found that avocados are helpful for regulating your blood sugar levels. This is an important benefit for most people, considering that one in four American are either diabetic or pre-diabetic. CREEPS ON A MISSION: Michael Horowitz is Really Investigating the Investigators Since at least July 2016, the upper echelon of the FBI and the Department of Justice began a stealth operation—with the complicity if not instigation of President Obama—to taint and destroy Candidate Trump with a concocted “Russia collusion” narrative. Michael Horowitz, the Inspector General of the Department of Justice, has been running a little-watched parallel investigation that is already producing results—when he is not manipulated or overborn by Robert Mueller. His name is not familiar to most Americans, but Mr. Horowitz has played an important role since President Obama named him Inspector General (IG) for the Department of Justice in 2012. Congress mandated the position of IG for every major federal agency. The 72 IGs work on behalf of the taxpayers as independent watchdogs over their respective agencies.