GPC - John Weber - <span class="italics">R</span>, <span class="italics">RStudio</span>, and <span class="italics">knitr</span> Setup 1. Download and install a LaTeX distribution: 2. Tutorial: Easy Tiny Envelopes Guest tutorial by Ruth Bleakley I discovered this envelope making method completely by accident when pulling soggy rain-soaked mail out of my leaky mailbox - I had a total *eureka* moment when the envelope I gingerly opened up completely unfolded at the seams revealing an envelope "template" perfectly. I've seen many envelope tutorials online, some offer downloadable templates, some show fancy paper folding techniques and some suggest specific measurements to create your own D.I.Y. envelopes. I'm going to show you how to replicate any interesting envelope that you might already have, no measuring involved! Click below for the how-to: 1.
The introduction of tags in the latest Mac OS has re-ignited the debate on tags vs. folders (e.g. in Mac Power Users episodes 172 and 167). For the last three years, I have consistently used folders for project files and tags for reference files in academic work: Project files – organize in folders Project files are drafts of your articles or books, manuscripts under review and student assignments, grant applications, research reports, your lecture slides and scripts, raw data files, etc. They are linked to a project, a series of connected actions unified by a common goal and often conducted in a defined time period. While the project is active project files are frequently viewed, modified and shared. 100 Ways to Repurpose Everything (Mega Roundup!) Think this title is a tall order? Well, you’re in for a post of epic eco-tastic proportions. So epic that you may need to give your computer or mobile device an extra moment to load all of our pretty pictures. Seeing as we love to repurpose just about anything under the sun, we’re celebrating Earth Day by serving up 100 of our favorite ways to upcycle, reuse, and transform everyday materials into creative new things to wear, hang on the wall, and give to friends. 1. Newspaper Party Hats: We’ll kick things off with a must for any celebration: party hats!
These inexpensive DIY gifts will fool anyone into thinking that you spent a hunk of your paycheck on these easy craft projects that look like a million bucks. I’ve made variations of these cute DIY gifts for friends and family (they’ve come to expect only my latest DIY projects and crafts as what they’ll get for birthday’s). Of course, just because it is homemade does not mean that you want it to look that way. 100 “must read” R-bloggers’ posts for 2015 The site R-bloggers.com is now 6 years young. It strives to be an (unofficial) online news and tutorials website for the R community, written by over 600 bloggers who agreed to contribute their R articles to the website. In 2015, the site served almost 17.7 million pageviews to readers worldwide. In celebration to R-bloggers’ 6th birth-month, here are the top 100 most read R posts written in 2015, enjoy: p.s.: 2015 was also a great year for R-users.com, a job board site for R users. If you are an employer who is looking to hire people from the R community, please visit this link to post a new R job (it’s free, and registration takes less than 10 seconds).
Sustainable and Green Custom Packaging Ensure that Your Business Offers Environmentally Friendly, Sustainable Packaging Options At Howard Packaging, wherever possible, we try and provide our customers with sustainably produced, environmentally friendly packaging products. Whether it’s recycled paper shopping bags, merchandise bags, SOS bags, tissue or gift boxes our products help to ‘close the loop’--- recycled products that can be easily recycled. Additionally, many of our factories have taken it upon themselves to institute sustainable manufacturing processes that help reduce their carbon footprint. If you want to institute a sustainable packaging program for your retail or food service business, contact Howard Packaging and we will make it happen for you.
Whether it’s designing things that we really need, or just dreaming up stuff which we want to own for no particular reason, it seems that there is no limit to human ingenuity when it comes to creating designer goods. How many of these really cool things take your fancy? We certainly wanted to buy them all as soon as we saw them! Industrial Goods Marketing - Definition of Industrial Goods Marketing In actual operation of food green packaging design, designers will generally take into account whether packaging materials will cause some of the environmental and human health hazards, but little attention they will pay to potential environmental and human health hazards from ink in the process of packaging printing. The green packaging such as eco friendly cosmetic packaging, often called the environmental friendly packaging, refers to the package which is harmless to the ecological environment and human health, can be reused and regenerated, and conforms to the sustainable development policy. Its concept has two meanings, one is to protect the environment, the other is to save resources, and neither can exist effectively without the other. Then how to put the theory into practice? 1.usage of paper material.
New gadgets, devices and design solutions are becoming increasingly embedded in our daily lives, capable of making life more comfortable wherever we are and whatever we’re doing — cooking in the kitchen, washing in the bathroom, even when driving a car. We’ve picked out 21 inventions that we think are seriously brilliant. You can’t help but wonder at the creativeness of their inventors! 20 Ways to Avoid Toxins in Plastic While I am no big fan of plastic because it is made from petroleum, it is nevertheless an unavoidable part of modern life in the U.S. Therefore, it is extra important to separate the “good” plastics from the ones that can leach harmful chemicals like BPA, BPS, phthalates, xenoestrogens, lead and antimony into food, beverages and the environment. These toxic chemicals—found in the majority of plastic, PVC and vinyl items produced today—have been linked to obesity, enlarged male breasts, earlier puberty in girls, and increased incidence of breast, prostate and other cancers. In fact, they are so toxic, these plastic additives have been banned in Europe, Canada, China, and an increasing number of cities and states in the U.S. Most of us know by now to avoid toxic, BPA-ridden plastic beverage bottles, plastic food storageware, plastic wrap and resealable (or zipper-lock) food storage bags. (If you didn’t know that, now you do!)
Designers are the kind of people who can come up with a creative twist even for the most ordinary things we use for preparing food. You can see this in the various ingenious kitchen gadgets which have appeared in recent years. The following collection of items are not only pleasing to the eye, but will put a smile on your lips even when you’re cooking the most difficult meal. The hedgehog cheese grater 50 Things Everyone Should Know by Mark and Angel Self-reliance is a vital key to living a healthy, productive life. To be self-reliant one must master a basic set of skills, more or less making them a jack of all trades. Contrary to what you may have learned in school, a jack of all trades is far more equipped to deal with life than a specialized master of only one. While not totally comprehensive
Being able to design the packaging for a product is a real talent that not everyone has. It takes genuine skill and creativity to make something with such a mundane task into the kind of advert for a product which makes people’s hands instinctively want to grasp it, then buy it straight away regardless of what it actually is. We picked a few of the best examples.