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100 Terrific Self-Learning Sites to Boost Your Resume During the Recession

100 Terrific Self-Learning Sites to Boost Your Resume During the Recession
100 Terrific Self-Learning Sites to Boost Your Resume During the Recession In this recession, job security is waning and the prospects for work are getting slimmer, so if you’re on the hunt for a job, it’s a good idea to boost your resume. Self-learning is a great way to enhance your knowledge and resume so that you’ll have a better chance of getting hired. Universities Use the open educational resources from these universities to get a high quality education for free. General These sites offer learning in a wide array of topics. Sources of Information These websites are great places to research and pick up practical information. Technology Make sure your technology skills and knowledge are up to date with the help of these learning sites. Art Develop your artistic side using the resources from these self learning websites. Language & Literature Learn a new language or develop your understanding of literature through these websites. Science Math Creativity Business History Related:  Electronics 8

An Earthbag Round House For Less Than $5,000 Looking for a very stable design which does not only come cheap from the start but also makes you save money in the long run. Due to its shape and materials used, the earthbag house has less area than your normal home, so it’s cheaper to keep it supplied with energy. Don’t be scared if you never built circular structures before, because the example shown here used a technique called the compass arm which you can easily learn. Starting on the rubble trench foundation. Covering over our sediment fabric with pea gravel. Two rows of stem wall – 80 lb sack concrete. 2 strands of barbed wire go between every row. Firewood used to hold the barbed wire in place. Door frame up. A strip anchor to hold the door in place. Mary Jane and Morgan on right The little window near the camera will also be a cold storage in the winter. Cal-Earth, Earthbag, Earthbag Building, Natural Building, Round House, Superadobe

100+ Sites to Download All Sorts of Things These days you can find all sorts of things online, from audio books to flash files, from sound effects to CSS templates. Below we compiled a list with over 100 download sites that serve that purpose. We will also try to keep the list updated, so if your favorite download site is not here, let us know about it with a comment. Audio Books Librivox: One of the most popular audio libraries on the web. The LibriVox volunteers record books that are in the public domain and release them for free. Podiobooks: Similar to podcast, Podiobooks are serialized audiobooks that are distributed through RSS feeds. Oculture (Audio & Podcast): Offers a rich array of educational and cultural media. Learn Out Loud: A one-stop destination for video and audio learning resources. BitTorrent The Pirate Bay: The web’s largest collection of bit torrent trackers. Torrent Portal : This P2P and file sharing site works like Google by linking only to .torrent metafiles and captures the caches of those files. eBooks Clipart

12V AA 2400MAH Ni-MH rechargeable battery pack(10*AA pack) [] : Manufacturer of Vacuum cleaner battery,power tool battery,Battery Grip,high quality replacement battery Specification: Model : NiMh 12V AA 2400mAh Voltage(V):12V Capacity(mAh) : 2400 Size: AA Type:NI-MH Features: Lowest self resistance The cycle life is more than 500 No memory effect, low self-discharge rate. Applications: Suitable to cordless phone, solar lighting, electrical drill, emergency lighting, back-up power, cordless tool, power tool, flashlight, torch, barcode scanner etc. Chase's Calendar of Events: Teachers Books, Teachers Resource Bo April 15, 2014 Pink Moon (April full moon) Lunar eclipse (total): visible in Australia, the Pacific and the Americas. Passover (began at sundown, Apr 14). National Library Workers Day. See National Take a Wild Guess Day National That Sucks Day : Income Tax Pay Day 125th birth anniversary of artist Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975). Birth anniversary of novelist and critic Henry James (1843-1916). Birth anniversary of the “Empress of the Blues,” Bessie Smith (1894-1937). In 1817, Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc founded the first US public school for the deaf at Hartford, CT. In 1865, President Abraham Lincoln died. In 1912, the luxury liner Titanic sank after striking an iceberg with a loss of more than 1,500 lives. In 1945, British troops liberated the Belsen Concentration Camp at Belsen, Germany. In 1947, Jackie Robinson became the first African American to play in the major leagues in the 20th century when he debuted for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Happy Birthday! More...

Chicken Jambalaya - Caribbean Return to listing Jambalaya is one of the easiest and best rice dishes that owes its origins to the traditional Cajun cooking of America. Serves 2-3 This recipe is taken from The Delia Collection: Chicken. First of all, heat the frying pan over a high heat and brown the pieces of chorizo sausage, without adding any fat, then remove them from the pan to a plate and set aside. Then add a tablespoon of the oil and, when it's hot, brown the chicken and transfer that to the plate with the chorizo. Continue to fry for 4-5 minutes, till the celery and pepper are also softened and lightly tinged brown at the edges, adding a little more oil if you need to. Now stir in the rice to get a good coating of oil, then add the Tabasco to the hot chicken stock. Then, check that the rice is cooked and add a little more stock, if necessary. Return to HomepageVisit the Delia Online Cookery School Copyright © 2009 Delia Smith/New Crane Internet Limited, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Related recipes Serves 6 Paella Serves 4

Building a PIC18F USB device Update I have updated this article to use the Microchip C18 compiler and to be based around my latest USB framework libraries for both the PIC and Windows (2011-10-19). This should provide a smoother path from this basic tutorial to more complex projects. As always I welcome your feedback and suggestions over in my forums. Introduction I get a number of emails every month asking about creating USB devices using the PIC18F microcontroller. In this article I will show how to breadboard a simple USB generic HID device, creating the PIC18F firmware and finally creating the Windows interface for the device which will allow you to control a LED from the PC and read the state of a push-button from the device. For this article we're going to stick to a fairly basic USB device. Although this article is based around the PIC18F4550 microcontroller you can easily substitute this for the smaller and cheaper PIC18F2550 which is code compatible with the larger 4550. Hardware Firmware Device enumeration

PIC 18F4550 | Sjriek The Pic18F4550 is a microcontroller from the Microchip 8-bit family. This microcontroller is i deal for low power and connectivity applications that benefit from the availability of three serial ports: FS-USB(12Mbit/s), ICTM and SPITM (up to 10 Mbit/s) and an asynchronous serial port. Large amounts of RAM memory for buffering and Enhanced Flash program memory make it ideal for embedded control and monitoring applications that require periodic connection with a personal computer via USB for data upload/download and/or firmware updates.. There are currently two platform versions with this microcontroller available within the faculty. This version is based on a trough hole solder technique, and is available at the servicedesk as a DIY kit. Schematic USBPIC USBPIC mini: This version is based on a surface mounting (SMD) technique and therefore has a smaller footprint. It requires some soldering skills to assemble this one. usb-smd-microcontroller usbpic_mini_sch Example code with library functions:

ARDUINO MPPT SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLER (Version-3.0) After lot testing we observed that MOSFET ( Q3 ) in ver-3.0 design is burning repeatedly.We tried to modify the existing software but not find any satisfactory result. The other problem was that MOSFET Q1 ( in V-3.0) conduct even when there is no solar input. To solve the above problems and enhance the power handling capability we are modifying both the hardware and software.This is named as Version-3.1 Charge Controller. This version is not completed yet.So wait until it is complete. Don't worry we are making a solution for those who have made the V-3.0 prototype.After little modification we will able to use the new software. You can see the updates on This version have 3 options. 1. 5 Amp version : T94-26 toroid, 48 turns of AWG20 wire to give 135 uH (it takes almost 1.5m of wire) Q1, Q2 and Q3 all pairs of IRFZ44N MOSFETs (6 in all). C1 will be 3 * 220 uF low ESR capacitors in parallel, C2 will be a single 220 uF low ESR capacitor 2. 8 Amp version : 3 10 Amp version :