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. Time banking is primarily used to provide incentives and rewards for work such as mentoring children, caring for the elderly, being neighborly—work usually done on a volunteer basis—which a pure market system devalues.
HTML components · cambridge-healthcare/grunt-stencil Wiki This page describes the components Stencil uses to generates HTML output files. Pages Pages are the input files given to stencil which map directly to output files (for each given page, a single output file is compiled). Aardvark Social Search Service Arrives Aardvark, the secretive, invite-only social search service founded by ex-Googlers that we first mentioned late last year, is preparing to become a little less secretive (the company has changed its name from Mechanical Zoo to Aardvark). They’ll start giving users virtually unlimited invitations starting next week – until now invites have been limited to one or so per month per user. Aardvark is a way to get quick, quality answers to questions from your extended social network. You can ask questions via an instant message buddy or email. The questions are then farmed out to your contacts (and their contacts) based on what they say they have knowledge of. If you ask taste related questions about music, books, movies, restaurants, etc., they’ll ask people who tend to show similar tastes as you in their profile.
Gradual Organization: How to Go from Slob to Productive Photo by Yvestown. By [post_author_posts_link] I’ll admit it: I used to be a slob. Several years ago, I would have been lucky just getting my clothes in the right drawers. To-do lists, calendars and detailed systems for managing my energy and time would have seemed like a fantasy. 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 The interest rates are set by lenders who compete for the lowest rate on the reverse auction model, or are fixed by the intermediary company on the basis of an analysis of the borrower's credit. Borrowers assessed as having a higher risk of default are assigned higher rates.
Key-Value Observing Programming Guide: Introduction to Key-Value Observing Programming Guide Key-value observing is a mechanism that allows objects to be notified of changes to specified properties of other objects. Key-value observing provides a mechanism that allows objects to be notified of changes to specific properties of other objects. It is particularly useful for communication between model and controller layers in an application.
40+ Incredible Photo Effects tutorials » DJDESIGNERLAB – Find All Your Design Inspirations From This Laboratory Photoshop is a master of special effects. Any effects can be created if you know how to play with Photoshop. In this article I have tried to prove that. Don’t believe me then check out the tutorials below. Watercolor painting Diddit: A Social To-Do List For Your Life Diddit, a new site launching today to the public, is looking to help you check off all the things you’ve done with your life, and discover new things that you’d like to do. The site allows users to browse through thousands of activities in categories ranging from the bars you’ve visited to “Bizarre Retro Candies” you’ve eaten at one time or another. To coincide with the launch, Ludic Labs, the company behind Diddt, has also announced that it has closed a $5 million funding round led by Accel Partners with KPG Ventures also participating. At first glance, the site seems a little pointless – I don’t particularly care if my friends know that I’ve eaten Pop Rocks during my lifetime or that I’ve visited AT&T park (though I should note that I had similar thoughts when I first discovered Twitter). But after exploring the site a little more thoroughly, I can see why it might become very addictive.
Practice five key concepts to improve your EQ The University Record, May 22, 2000 Practice five key concepts to improve your EQ By Britt Halvorson Do you have a high EQ? EQ has nothing to do with knowledge of start-up Internet companies or the functions of e-mail, but everything to do with your understanding of emotions. Emotional intelligence (EQ) was the focus of a Workplace 2000 program led by Janell Kilgore, a staff counselor in the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program. 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. Ported so far are three first columns of the Encyclopedia and the Resources section.
Key-Value Observing Programming Guide: KVO Compliance In order to be considered KVO-compliant for a specific property, a class must ensure the following: The class must be key-value coding compliant for the property, as specified in “Ensuring KVC Compliance”.KVO supports the same data types as KVC.The class emits KVO change notifications for the property.Dependent keys are registered appropriately (see “Registering Dependent Keys”). There are two techniques for ensuring the change notifications are emitted. Automatic support is provided by NSObject and is by default available for all properties of a class that are key-value coding compliant. Typically, if you follow standard Cocoa coding and naming conventions, you can use automatic change notifications—you don’t have to write any additional code. Manual change notification provides additional control over when notifications are emitted, and requires additional coding.