The Little Red (Face)Book When I spoke at Facebook about In The Plex recently, rumors were swirling that the social networking giant was about to enter China, supposedly in a partnership with the search engine Baidu. So I made sure that my talk to a dining hall full of FB’ers included the cautionary tale of what happened when Google met China. (An excerpt of the saga as detailed in my book appeared in Fortune.) Search & Find Do you want to find good and reliable information?The library is the starting point for your research! On the website the library provides access to an extensive (digital) database and journal collection and selected websites in every NHTV research field. Most of these digital collections are also available outside NHTV. The databases contain on the one hand: academic, up-to-date and mostly full text journal articles.
UK weather forecast Today: A wet start for southern England with heavy, thundery rain pushing slowly northeast. Elsewhere cloudy with many parts dry. During the afternoon showers will merge giving longer spells of rain especially for northeast Scotland. Feeling cool with a keen breeze. Tonight: Working Paper No. 18 JPRI Working Paper No. 18: April 1996 Japan's Press Clubs as Information Cartels by Laurie A. Freeman When a scholar embarks on field research, perhaps no question looms larger than the theoretical significance of the project at hand. So it was when I began to study Japan's ubiquitous and institutionally distinctive press clubs.
Category:Creativity Techniques This A to Z of Creativity and Innovation Techniques, provides an introduction to a range of tools and techniques for both idea generation (Creativity) and converting those ideas into reality (Innovation). Like most tools these techniques all have their good and bad points. I like to think of these creativity and innovation techniques as tools in a toolbox in much the same way as my toolbox at home for DIY. It has a saw, spanner, hammer, knife and all sorts of other things in it, they are all very useful, but you have to pick the right tool (creativity / Innovation technique) for each job. This site will try and provide a little guidance along with each tool to let you know whether it's best used for cutting paper or putting in nails. For the future, the aim is to also have sub-categories which will identify Techniques for;
About the Inst Fire Eng The IFE is a registered charity working for societal benefit. Founded in 1918, the IFE assesses knowledge of fire and professional experience, awarding internationally recognised membership grades and fire-related qualifications. Through its Engineering Council licence as a Professional Engineering Institution (PEI), the IFE registers suitably qualified IFE members as Chartered Engineers (CEng), Incorporated Engineers (IEng) and Engineering Technicians (Eng Tech). Learning opportunities are worldwide within the IFE fire community and the IFE delivers over 7,300 fire-related exams each year which are required by many Fire and Rescue Services for promotion both within the UK and internationally. The IFE works within its Memorandum, Articles and Bylaws and is governed by a Board of Directors. Board trustees work in a voluntary capacity and are appointed for a term of three years and ensure that the IFE meets is strategic objectives as listed in the IFE Strategic Plan 2015-2018.
Ink Gushes in Japan’s Media Landscape Shiho Fukada for The New York Times Ken Takeuchi, founder of JanJan, at its empty office in Tokyo in May. JanJan was the last of four online newspapers offering reader-generated articles that were started with great fanfare here, but they have all closed or had to scale back their operations in the past two years. And it is not just the so-called citizen journalism sites that have failed here.
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The Media With the economic development that started in the 1980s and the arrival of the Internet in the 1990s, Chinese media have become more diversified as they extend their reach throughout China through multiple transmission, including satellites, wireless and wired systems. News Agencies Headquartered in Beijing, Xinhua News Agency is the nation's official news agency, and also one of the major international news agencies in the world, with over 100 branch offices in the Asian-Pacific region, the Middle East, Latin America, Africa and other regions. In 2003, its subordinate Xinhua Financial Network Ltd. formed an international alliance with Agence France-Presse ("AFP") Finance. Xinhua Financial Network Ltd. purchased the news agencies of AFP Asian Finance in Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, and Singapore and other eight Asian countries and regions, which expanded the coverage of Xinhua News Agency's international network. Newspapers
Flying with Clean Technologies for a Clean Future By writing the next pages in aviation history with solar energy, and voyaging around the world without fuel or pollution, meeting the public enthusiasm, Solar Impulse is the messenger for Bertrand Piccard’s initial vision, written in 2004: « Our ambition for Solar Impulse is for the worlds of exploration and innovation to make a contribution to the cause of renewable energies. We want to demonstrate the importance of clean technologies for sustainable development; and to place dreams and emotions back at the heart of scientific adventure. The public, which gets excited about great adventures, is ready to join the dreams of pioneers and explorers. Solar Impulse wants to mobilize this enthusiasm in favor of technologies that will allow decreased dependence on fossil fuels and induce positive emotions about renewable energies.
Map of Press Freedom Of the 196 countries and territories assessed during calendar year 2009, 69 (35 percent) were rated Free, 64 (33 percent) were rated Partly Free, and 63 (32 percent) were rated Not Free. This represents a move toward the center compared with the survey covering 2008, which featured 70 Free, 61 Partly Free, and 64 Not Free countries and territories. The survey found that only 16 percent of the world’s inhabitants live in countries with a Free press, while 44 percent have a Partly Free press and 40 percent live in Not Free environments.