Time banking Time banking is a pattern of reciprocal service exchange that uses units of time as currency. It is an example of a complementary monetary system. A time bank, also known as a service exchange, is a community that practices time banking. The unit of currency, always valued at an hour's worth of any person's labor, used by these groups has various names, but is generally known as a time dollar in the USA and a time credit in the UK. 40 Quality Examples of iOS User Interface Designs iOS is a mobile operating system developed and distributed by Apple Inc. The user interface, is the industrial design field of human–machine interaction. iOS is based on the concept of direct manipulation, using multi-touch gestures. Interface control elements consist of sliders, switches, and buttons. As of March 6, 2012, Apple’s App Store contained more than 550,000 iOS applications.
New MailChimp: Collaboration by Design Design is a byproduct of many things: training, experience, objectives, audience, and more. It’s also influenced by where we work and those we encounter. We’re susceptible to influence—it’s how we continue to grow, how our rough experiments gain shape, and how our talents mature. As 2012 drew to a close, we started to build a new design studio for MailChimp’s user experience, marketing, and DesignLab teams. A Year in the Life of a Full-Time Traveler You are here: Home / Blog / A Year in the Life of a Full-Time Traveler All my life, I’ve dreamed of traveling the world. And in 2011, I achieved what I once thought was impossible without winning the lottery: I became a full-time traveler. And it wasn’t how I pictured. You DON’T need to be insanely rich to travel the world.
America's 10 Best Cities to Live and Launch A great place to live can also be a great place to start a business. The financial blog 24/7 Wall St. recently ranked the 50 best cities to live. They used Census Bureau data for 550 cities, including statistics on employment growth, educational attainment and housing affordability to determine which cities are at the top of the heap. Here are the top 10 cities to live (and also start a business):--Graham Rapier Peer-to-peer lending Peer-to-peer lending (also known as person-to-person lending, peer-to-peer investing, and social lending; abbreviated frequently as P2P lending) is the practice of lending money to unrelated individuals, or "peers", without going through a traditional financial intermediary such as a bank or other traditional financial institution. This lending takes place online on peer-to-peer lending companies' websites using various different lending platforms and credit checking tools. Overview
30 Free Toggle Switches UI Elements (PSD) Advertisement A toggle switch is a hinged switch that can assume either of two positions, such as an on/off button. It is a switch which is used for breaking or connecting and electrical circuit, such as that present on a switch-board. Toggle switches are now playing a part in the web designing and development industry as they are being used frequently as an UI Element. Toggle switches look really cool and help you enhance your design. It is especially useful in places where you want to give the visitors two choices to choose from.
iA designs and builds digital products. Information – Entropy Will information technology affect our minds the same way the environment was affected by our analogue technology? Designers hold a key position in dealing with ever increasing data pollution. We are mostly focussed on speeding things up, on making sharing easier, faster, more accessible. But speed, usability, accessibility are not the main issue anymore.
The Ultimate Travel Hacking Guide - StumbleUpon Referring to this quote: "On our example, this doesn't work because we are going from the United States to England and the English Pound is worth more than the US dollar. Additionally, the Iceland Krona is not worth less than a dollar. However, if we were going the reverse way, this would work. I've used this method when flying to New Zealand since their currency is worth less than the US currency." I want to bring up an important point about currency exchange that is often missed or glossed over: it doesn't matter one bit if the unit of the foreign currency is worth more or less than one dollar.
Taj Mahal, India In The New Seven Wonders Of The World list Taj Mahal, a mosque-mausoleum located in Indian city of Agra, takes a very important place. In spite of its Muslim origin this white marble necropolis became an actual symbol of India. Serious security measures are taken to protect it. There is a special 500-meter security zone established around the complex. Cars are to be parked 2 kilometers away, and the rest of the way tourists have to travel by rickshas, carriages, or electromobiles, because it's believed that car exhaust fumes cause yellowing of the marble facing.
Category:Science Science needs to learn to accommodate this qualitative realm, and learn to understand it - not quantitatively, but qualitatively. This requires new methods and ways of thinking for science -- not outside of a (limited) science, but within an expanded one. - Michael Mehaffy This section should cover both scientific concepts about P2P (network theory and such), but also the use of P2P practices within the field of science.