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Measuring Measures - Measuring Measures - 7 Tips for Successful Self-Learning

Measuring Measures - Measuring Measures - 7 Tips for Successful Self-Learning
Being in debt is a terrifying experience. Unfortunately, this problem is difficult to fix, fixing it can be hard.The piece that follows does offer some pointers on what to do regarding bankruptcy if your burden becomes to much to bear. Be certain you understand all you can about bankruptcy by using online resources. Department of Justice and American Bankruptcy Attorneys provide free advice. Don’t pay for an attorney consultation with a lawyer who practices bankruptcy law; ask a lot of questions. Most lawyers provide a consultation for free, so talk to a few before making your decision. Consider if Chapter 13 bankruptcy for your filing. In order for this to be considered, your car loan must be one with high interest, have a higher interest loan for it as well as a consistent work history. Make sure you file a bankruptcy claim. It is acceptable to find yourself overwhelmed and turn to bankruptcy to get out of trouble.

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Einstein On Creative Thinking: Music and the Intuitive Art of Scientific Imagination "The greatest scientists are artists as well," said Albert Einstein (Calaprice, 2000, 245). As one of the greatest physicists of all time and a fine amateur pianist and violinist, he ought to have known! So what did Einstein mean and what does it tell us about the nature of creative thinking and how we should stimulate it? In our last post, we suggested that community singing might be a simple way to introduce creativity into one's life. 1 Pot, 1 Pan, 5 Ingredients: 5 Minimalist Meals Several years ago, I decided to attempt my first marathon. Certainly not the most original idea, as it seems these days running a marathon is on the bucket list for just about every man. Nevertheless, after following a brutal 16-week training schedule, I was confident in my ability to survive the 26.2 mile challenge.

Useful and Handy Info You Must Know Useful and handy information that you probably don't know Ants Problem : Ants hate cucumbers. Keep the skin of cucumbers near the place or ant hole. To get pure and clean ice : Boil water first before freezing. To make the mirror shine : Clean with spirit iPad publishing: time to switch to v2.0 There is no way around this fact: the first batch of magazines adapted to the iPad failed to deliver. Six months after the initial excitement, the mood has turned turned sour. See the figures below, they show the downturn in circulation for the much publicized iPad versions of a few American magazines: - Wired: 100,000 downloads in June, 22,500 in October and November : down 78%.

The Experience and Perception of Time What is ‘the perception of time’? The very expression ‘the perception of time’ invites objection. Insofar as time is something different from events, we do not perceive time as such, but changes or events in time. Human Bones Used to Make Art Francois Robert has created a series of powerful artworks made out of real human bones to remind people about the consequences of violence. Human skeleton is a strong visual symbol that represents what is left after life has ended, after the flesh and mind cease to function. Also check out: Fruit and Vegetable Skulls

Are Magazine iPad Apps Profitable in the Long Haul? Magazine editors and publishers are excited about tablet devices like the iPad. In them, they see a chance to give consumers the best that digital media can offer — and to be able to charge them for the content. But does the profit from the apps justify the expense of building and marketing them? And even when the apps are profitable on their own, can they ever bring in enough revenue to sustain a sizable portion of the business? Tutorial - Learn Python in 10 minutes NOTE: If you would like some Python development done, my company, Stochastic Technologies, is available for consulting. This tutorial is available as a short ebook. The e-book features extra content from follow-up posts on various Python best practices, all in a convenient, self-contained format.

What If the iPad Magazine is Already Obsolete? Ever since the iPad was announced, there has been no end of talk about how it and other tablets represent the future of magazines. As it turns out, this is now partly true. Magazines, in the form of apps, are plentiful on the iPad, and if nothing else, they’re certainly a new way to experience a magazine. The 7″-9″ screen is a good size for viewing mixed content and the touch screen makes scrolling through a magazine feel familiar and obvious, yet still novel. But what is the idea of the magazine in the internet age? Flocking Behavior Simulator Flocking Behavior Simulator Click the image to run the Simulator. Flocking / swarming behaviors are an example of emergent behaviors, where complex global behavior can arise from the interaction of simple local rules. In this example, the birds follow three simple rules that together cause the flock / swarm behavior. Separation: Steer to avoid crowding birds of the same color. Alignment: Steer towards the average heading of birds of the same color.

OMG, I Saw Robert Scoble in Line at Starbucks, Twittermania Sweeps the Blogosphere Want to see a visual representation of what Robert Scoble’s friends on Twitter look like? Just click through on the photo above. As they say in the photo sharing space, best viewed large. iPad publishing: Why the real challenge is the competition for attention There's optimism but a lack of confidence in the news industry when it comes to exploiting the iPad, as I wrote yesterday. Conde Nast is doing selectively ambitious projects, and a handful of titles are carefully pushing out sensitively planned apps - aware of the scrutiny of developing for this high-profile platform. (And yes, Samsung Galaxy Tab, and others, will have their day.) Beyond the traditional media industry, there have been few innovative models for iPad news apps. Flipboard is the highest profile, making a magazine from your feeds. Likewise Pulse famously attracted the ire of the New York Times because of its use of feeds.

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