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Practical Action Where we work Practical Action works directly in more than 40 developing countries across the world. We have offices in Kenya, Zimbabwe, Peru, Sudan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh, and our consultancy work extends across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Our publications, knowledge and approach are used in almost every developing country in the world - extending the reach of our practical approach to tackling poverty. Why we do it Practical Action was founded by radical economist and philosopher E.F. Practical Action uses low cost, appropriate, small-scale development solutions to help people to help themselves. “Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. Schumacher's ideas and philosophy continue to inform and inspire our work around the world. Read more about Practical Action's approach Scaling up our work We aim to tackle the underlying causes of poverty by campaigning to influence policies, institutions and processes.

IAC | International Academy of Consciousness Bienvenido a la IAC, la Academia Internacional de la Conciencia Somos una organización de investigación y educación sin ánimo de lucro dedicada al estudio de la conciencia y a favorecer el desarrollo del potencial humano al máximo. La IAC, pone énfasis en el desarrollo y estudio racional de las capacidades parapsíquicas y energéticas, especialmente la experiencia fuera del cuerpo (EFC), como medio para la comprensión de la naturaleza multidimensionalidad de nuestra realidad y aprender a vivir mejor dentro de ella. En estas páginas podrá encontrar información sobre nuestra organización y cursos, y sobre nuestro Campus. También encontrará información sobre los siguientes temas: potencial humano, desarrollo personal, autoconciencia, experiencia fuera del cuerpo (EFC, proyección astral, viaje astral), capacidades parapsíquicas, energía vital o bioenergía, fenómenos paranormales, dimensiones no físicas, paradigmas científicos y conciencia.

El libro de macros personal en Excel Cuando creamos una macro en Excel podemos guardarla en el libro actual o podemos guardarla en el libro de macros personal. La ventaja de guardar una macro en el libro de macros personal es que nuestra macro estará disponible para cualquier libro. El libro de macros personal es en realidad un archivo oculto llamado PERSONAL.XLSB y que es cargado cada vez que iniciamos Excel. Si tienes Windows 7 podrás encontrar el archivo personal.xlsb en la siguiente carpeta: C:\Usuarios\[Usuario]\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Excel\XLSTART En la ruta que observas arriba [Usuario] es el nombre de tu usuario en el equipo. Cómo crear el libro de macros personal en Excel El libro de macros personal se crea la primera vez que se guarda una macro en él. Cuando guardes el archivo Excel verás un mensaje preguntando si deseas guardar los cambios realizados al libro de macros personal, para lo cual deberás pulsar el botón Guardar. El libro de macros personal en el Editor de Visual Basic

Introducing the News Lab It’s hard to think of a more important source of information in the world than quality journalism. At its best, news communicates truth to power, keeps societies free and open, and leads to more informed decision-making by people and leaders. In the past decade, better technology and an open Internet have led to a revolution in how news is created, distributed, and consumed. And given Google’s mission to ensure quality information is accessible and useful everywhere, we want to help ensure that innovation in news leads to a more informed, more democratic world. That’s why we’ve created the News Lab, a new effort at Google to empower innovation at the intersection of technology and media. Our mission is to collaborate with journalists and entrepreneurs to help build the future of media. Tools for better reporting From Maps to YouTube to Fusion Tables to Earth to Search, we offer many tools that newsrooms can use in their reporting and storytelling.

Interview with Assist. Prof. Dr. Lemi Baruh about research project COSMIC — Citizen Journalism Everything that happens in the world daily directly depends on the participation of every citizen. The same applies to the reporting. Participation of ordinary citizens and their contribution in a time of crisis is what project COSMIC explores. Everything about COSMIC, citizen journalists and media you can read in our interview with project member – Assist. Prof. Q: What inspired you to launch this research and what are your expectations from the study? A: The research project “Contribution of Social Media in Crisis Management” (COSMIC) is a EUfunded project from the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Programme. Of course, what inspired us to focus on citizen journalism is the growing body of literature which suggests that citizen journalism has tremendous potential to challenge the monopoly that mainstream media has over gatekeeping, agenda setting and sense making functions. Q: Current media trends are unthinkable without tech tools and gadgets. Footnote :

Darfur Visible J. Krishnamurti Online. Página oficial de las enseñanzas auténticas de Jiddu Krishnamurti Money Care - Bills monitor para iPhone, iPod touch y iPad en la App Store de iTunes TechRaking | Reveal From CIR and the News Lab at Google The Center for Investigative Reporting and the News Lab at Google are joining forces for an eight-part event series dedicated to connecting journalists with technologists and designers. The goal of TechRaking is to develop transformative ideas and solutions to important challenges that communities face around the world, including ones that specifically impact journalists in reporting news and information. Design and development support across the series will be generously provided by The Working Group. Upcoming Events TechRaking Toronto May 20, 2015 9a.m. – 5:30 p.m. followed by a happy hour Location: Google Toronto: 111 Richmond Street West Past Events TechRaking Berlin May 8, 2015 9am – 5pm followed by a happy hour Location: Impact Hub Friedrichstrasse 246 10969 Berlin TechRaking Berkeley Apr 22, 2015 7:30am – 6:30pm followed by a happy hour Location: Golden Gate Fields: 1100 Eastshore Hwy, Berkeley TechRaking London

What’s New in Digital and Social Media Research: The realities of citizen journalism, and new possibilities for transparency — Citizen Journalism Editor’s note: There’s a lot of interesting academic research going on in digital media — but who has time to sift through all those journals and papers? Our friends at Journalist’s Resource, that’s who. JR is a project of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, and they spend their time examining the new academic literature in media, social science, and other fields, summarizing the high points and giving you a point of entry. Recent papers from academe have continued to highlight tensions over letting citizens into the news process, as well as the need to be more open and transparent with the public. Here is a sampling of recent academic studies: The paper examines how much citizen participation there really is in the realm of news by looking at the dynamics of 32 “systems” — from Reddit and Slashdot to YouTube, CNN iReport and The Guardian — and analyzing four case studies in how stories developed and were reported.

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