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Pebble In The Still Waters: #AuthorInterview @WaheedR2009 Learning From Historical Events Waheed Rabbani was born in India, close to Delhi, and was introduced to Victorian and other English novels, at a very young age, in his father’s library. Most of the large number of volumes had been purchased by his father at ‘garage sales’ held, by departing British civil service officers, in the last days of the Raj. Waheed attended St. Patrick’s High School in Karachi, Pakistan. He graduated from Loughborough University, Leicestershire, England, and received a Master’s degree from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. While an engineer by profession, Waheed’s other love is reading and writing English literature, which led him to obtain a Certificate in Creative Writing from McMaster University and start on his fiction writing journey.

4 Essential Social Trends for 2014 As companies discover there’s more to social media marketing than merely maintaining a presence on Facebook and Twitter, it’s often a little daunting to think about how to expand efforts to take advantage of all the opportunities that a multi-spoked social strategy can offer. A new infographic caught my eye initially because it led with what I believe are some of the most important tenets of social business. It’s titled Social Media Trends Shaping 2014, and lists seven trends. But after reading it, I noticed a couple of them dovetailed nicely into each other, so I took the liberty of narrowing the list down to four and adding my own commentary. 1.

Quiet.js by brian-armstrong This is a javascript binding for libquiet, a library for sending and receiving data via sound card. It can function either via speaker or cable (e.g., 3.5mm). Quiet comes included with a few transmissions profiles which can be selected for the intended use. For speaker transmission, there is a profile which transmits around the 19kHz range, which is essentially imperceptible to the human ear. [#MusicNews] Freeway Rick on Info Wars Alex Jones, from Info Wars, interviews former kingpin Rick Ross. Freeway Rick Ross Former drug kingpin and convicted felon Rick Ross aka Freeway Rick Ross, was recently interviewed on Info Wars and discussed how he believes hip hop is being utilized as a tool for the government to push drugs to “the people”. Targeting certain demographics; including age and rage. He spoke out about how the government allowed the now infamous artist, Rick Ross AKA Rozay, to literally steal his identity and persona. He has used the kingpin’s life to become the success that he is today.

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Author Interview: Steve Rappaport: Beneath The Surface, It’s A Meditation On Family Your real name and pen name? Steve Rappaport Please share one of your best childhood memories. Growing out of it The Top 50 People Most Mentioned on Twitter by Mid-Size Marketers [Study] by Nick Cicero on Feb 08, 2014 Our connections and reputation online are amplified by those who engage with us and carry the words we share. On Twitter, that takes the form of a mention. What Makes Software Good? With that preamble, here are some of the changes I’m making to D3 with an eye towards usability. But first a crash course on D3’s data-join. Case 1. Removing the magic of enter.append. “D3” stands for Data-Driven Documents.

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Day-O // Day-O is a simple menu bar clock replacement with a simple calendar for your Mac. It’s free, as-is (which means I’m not providing support, taking feature requests, addressing perceived inadequacies or releasing the source code). Here’s how it came to be: My late upgrade to Lion was relatively painless. The only casualty was MenuCalendarClock.