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How Finland became a modern welfare state: 100 years in the lives of one Finnish family This educational video tells about the history of Finland through the eyes of one family. It describes the development of the Finnish society from the beginning of the 20th century to the present. In the beginning of the 20th century Finland was a poverty-stricken country dependent on agriculture, and not yet an independent state, but an autonomous part of the Russian Empire. How exactly did Finland become the kind of modern welfare state it is today? The subject is approached through the history of one imaginary family, The Virtanens. Many families in Finland share a similar past.

About us - Futureconsult Jan Nekkers Director | Futurologist | Future Strategist Jan Nekkers is the founder of Futureconsult. His starting point is that although the future is unpredictable, we can speak in a meaningful way about it. In Praise of Red Ink - March 2015 - The New Criterion I was still in the sixth form when I first heard of Kamuzu Academy. My Greek teacher had read about a school in the African bush where pupils in boaters and Eton collars sweated over Homer and Virgil in the glare of the tropical sun. The school, he told us, was the obsession of Malawi’s dictator, Dr. Hastings Kamuzu Banda. Banda wanted his country’s most gifted children to learn Latin and Greek as a preparation for political leadership.

Futureproof - rozenbrood In May 2015 ROZENBROOD did a presentation at the bi-annual congress of FEGIME. FEGIME is a federation of independent electrical wholesalers in Europe. This congress they celebrated their 25th anniversary. The program of the congress therefore was focused on the history of the Federation and on the actual situation. It was up to ROZENBROOD to look into the future. That was a daunting task.

For The First Time Ever, CRISPR Gene Editing Was Used in Humans. So What's Next? While the middle part of the 20th century saw the world’s superpowers racing to explore space, the first global competition of this century is being set in a much smaller arena: our DNA. This month, Chinese scientists announced that they have tested the CRISPR gene-editing technique on a human for the first time, and the race is on to hone the new technology. “I think this is going to trigger ‘Sputnik 2.0’, a biomedical duel on progress between China and the United States,” Carl June, immunotherapy specialist at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, told Nature. But while anyone with a view of the night sky could tell you what the Moon was when Neil Armstrong took his one small step on it back in 1969, not everyone has heard of CRISPR, and even fewer people understand how it works or why it’s so important. A Brief History of Genetic Engineering Even if it’s been a while since your last biology class, you likely know that most living organisms possess DNA.

SYR Handel Aleppotvål Med 8% Lagerolja - Who we are Our website address is: What personal data we collect and why we collect it Who does what? – YouTube technique In this YouTube-based activity, students watch a scene from an animated film and observe the actions performed by characters. The activity is suitable for low level primary students since the focus here is not on listening. The technique can be used to review present tenses and vocabulary for daily routines and adapted for other cartoons or films. Future - Welcome to a home for the insatiably curious What is BBC Future? Well, for starters we are about so much more than making predictions. Our mission statement is simple: For the first time, a US company is implanting microchips in its employees We're always hearing how robots are going to take our jobs, but there might be a way of preventing that grim future from happening: by becoming workplace cyborgs first. A company in Wisconsin has become the first in the US to roll out microchip implants for all its employees, and says it's expecting over 50 of its staff members to be voluntarily 'chipped' next week. The initiative, which is entirely optional for employees at snack stall supplier Three Square Market (32M), will implant radio-frequency identification (RFID) chips in staff members' hands in between their thumb and forefinger. Once tagged with the implant, which is about the size of a grain of rice, 32M says its employees will be able to perform a range of common office tasks with an effortless wave of their hand. The chips make use of near-field communication (NFC), and are similar to ones already in use in things like contactless credit cards, mobile payment systems, and animal tag implants.

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Future Concept Lab – Hits & Hots: January 2018 Hits Hots Gucci garden – Florence On January 10th he inaugurated in Florence Gucci Garden, the last original format created by the artistic director Alessandro Michele.

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