Open Libraries – "… are signs of life and hope: They are the cornerstone of democracy" Not for the first time, the glut of incoming information threatens to push out useful knowledge into merely a cloud of data. And there’s no doubt that activity streams and linked data are two of the more interesting things to aid research in this onrushing surge of information. In this screen-mediated age, the advantages of deep focus and hyper attention are mixed up like never before, since the advantage accrues to the company who can collect the most data, aggregate it, and repurpose it to willing marketers. N. Katherine Hayles does an excellent job of distinguishing between the uses of hyper and deep attention without privileging either. Her point is simple,”Deep attention is superb for solving complex problems represented in a single medium, but it comes at the price of environment alertness and flexibility of response.
Choosing The Right Handbag As many of you handbag addicts, aficionados and lovers know, half the battle is choosing the perfect handbag. You want a handbag that has stylish good looks, one that’s well made as well as something that you will get a lot of millage on. With so many different handbags to choose from it can get a bit overwhelming. The best way to select the right handbag for you is to ask yourself the following questions… What do you carry with you on a daily basis?
Anesthesiologist Anesthesiologists are Doctors of Medicine (MDs) that concentrate on the care of surgical patients and pain relief. As with other physicians, they evaluate and treat patients and direct the efforts of those on their staffs. Some of the primary responsibilities of an anesthesiologist include examining patient to determine the type of anesthetic needed, communicating all relevant information to the appropriate medical practitioners, and administering local, intravenous, or spinal anesthetic to the patient. Other duties may include recording the type and amount of anesthesia administered, maintaining the patient’s vital life functions (i.e. heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, and breathing) through continual monitoring and assessment during surgery, and conferring with other physicians and surgeons to determine the condition of a patient before, during, and after sedation. Work Environment:
Life According To Coco Chanel: The Fashion Designers Iconic Quotes / People... Life according to Coco Chanel The fashion designer's classic quotes Despite having died forty years ago in 1971, Coco Chanel's legacy lives on. Yahoo! Pipes Yahoo! Pipes is a web application from Yahoo! that provides a graphical user interface for building data mashups that aggregate web feeds, web pages, and other services, creating Web-based apps from various sources, and publishing those apps. The application works by enabling users to "pipe" information from different sources and then set up rules for how that content should be modified (for example, filtering).
Hair Scrunchies, Explained - Scrunchie 101 Catherine Zeta-Jones (left) and Sienna Miller (right) are scrunchie fans. Photos: Rex USA Last week, Catherine Zeta-Jones wore a scrunchie . In public. The most popular baby names: Welcome back, Jacob. So long, Elvis. on Shine What are the chances your baby will have several friends with the same name once they go to school? It's very likely, particularly if your child is named Isabella, Jacob, or even Maci. But if your little one is named after Elvis, for the first time in more than a half-century, he probably won't encounter another similarly named friend. With its release of the most popular baby names of 2010, the Social Security Administration reveals that names that have topped the list consistently for several years are joined by some new and surprisingly trendy choices, such as reality TV star names. The administration also notes that some names we've been used to finding at the top dropped a few spots last year.
Style Scrapbook: DIY: YELLOW CLUTCH March 19, 2011 in Uncategorized by Andy And because I like keeping my word, here is the how.to.make.this.bag step-by-step… C’mon, its Saturday, you have no school, no work, you probably have a party later today, but you are free right now, so get the fabric, scissors, pins and let the party begin!, then, you take your new clutch to tonight’s party? Polyvore's Virtual Styling Tool Aims To Be More Social With Facebook Connect As “Fashion 2.0″ sites continue to innovate, the social component of these style-focused sites becomes an important tool for viral growth. Weardrobe, a site focused on capturing and sharing the street style of web users, was recently acquired by Like.com And we’ve written about Polyvore, the startup lets web shoppers pull their favorite items any online store and mix and match to create personalized outfits online. Users can then share their creations on the site and can then buy the items shown. The site is seeing rapid growth, with over 6 million unique visitors per month thanks to new branding efforts and the launch of Facebook Connect. Polyvore’s virtual styling tool allows people to mix and match products from any online store to create fashion collages, called “sets,” and collections that can then be embedded in other sites.