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THE VIRTUAL SCIENTIST GUEST
The Virtual Scientist Guest Lecture Series extends the educational scope of the SCIENCE SCREEN REPORT by bringing scientists into America’s classrooms in real time via the Internet. Using existing technology available through Skype, an internet based videophone service, SCIENCE SCREEN REPORT will arrange for scientists to participate in a “virtual” in-classroom visit without leaving their lab or research facility. The Virtual Scientist Guest Lecture Series allows both scientists and students to experience an interactive dialogue that inspires and engages students about dynamic cutting edge science research.
The technology requirements are minimal, requiring only that each participant (i.e. school and scientist) have a computer with high speed internet access, a high quality monitor, webcam, speakers and microphone. Skype software can be downloaded from www.skype.com free of charge. As the liaison between the school, sponsor and guest lecturer SCIENCE SCREEN REPORT makes all necessary arrangements for the virtual visit.
“Virtual” visits last about 30 minutes in order to fit within a standard class period. The presentation format varies according to the preference of the speaker and educator but will generally include a presentation followed by Q&A. The classroom teacher acts as the moderator and oversees the necessary pre-visit preparation.
Click here to view a short clip showcasing a “virtual scientist” visit featuring a biologist from the Florida-Atlantic University talking to a group of 7th graders at a school in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
SCIENCE SCREEN REPORT and SCIENCE SCREEN REPORT FOR KIDS are two fascinating series of educational DVDs designed to encourage scientific literacy by piquing the curiosity of the next generation of scientific, business and academic leaders about a broad range of dynamic, cutting-edge innovations.
SCIENCE SCREEN REPORT is produced to directly address National Science Standards and Science Literacy Benchmarks. Each show is approximately 15 minutes in length and can be viewed during a class period with time remaining for open discussion.
Each program (offered on DVD as well as MPEG for school system streaming) offers stimulating visions of our hi-tech world at work, helping students form an appreciation for the subjects that will encourage them to continue their studies, and perhaps even pursue an exciting career in the sciences.
SCIENCE SCREEN REPORT and SCIENCE SCREEN REPORT FOR KIDS are produced by Allegro Productions, Inc., a former Time Inc. company. The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology and a panel of dedicated educators help in the production of the programs.
If you are a scientist/ physician/researcher/ ther are over 2000 class rooms and 10,000,000 students a year who woulds LOVE to find out about your discovery.
The SCIENE SCREEN REPORT has provided STEM DVD educational tools FREE OF CHARGE to students and teachers across the United States and Canada, for over 40 year and cover over 2000 school districts.
It is estimated that 10,000,000 students per school year view the SCIENCE SCREEN REPORT educational tools.
If you would like to have your message reach classrooms and millions of students
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SINGLE and LOOKING? GO TO SINGLESQUARE AT THE APP STORE
Hey you single and looking Appsnewbies
Here is the Singlesquare link to help you find a special someone…
Have you ever wished you see a list of all the singles nearby and had a way to communicate with them in real time? Would you like a way to avoid embarrassing face to face rejection?
Maybe you have spent time on a dating site only to find out someone wasn’t exactly truthful with their profile.
As in the advertiser was still married – or the “widower” had a very healthy spouse who was not computer literate.
Or the potential dater had a “hidden ” photo
Or being divorced was only in their imagination.
Well, SingleSquare is a fun FREE app designed to help with just those problems. To separate the wheat from the chaff, so to speak.
Also, SingleSquare’s new “Icebreakers” are a fun feature that people can read, write or rate even when they aren’t looking to meet new people. Let SingleSquare help you find “Love at First Sighting”
- Users post “Single Sightings” to the places they are currently at announcing that they are single and open to meeting new people.
- Users can pull up a list of the “Single Sightings” nearby or view a particular venue’s “Single Sightings” to see how many single people are currently at that location.
- Users can send “Smiles” to other singles they would like to flirt with.
- Users can send messages to specific people (as long as their privacy settings permit), and interact with those nearby singles in real time.
- Users can post “Icebreaker Lines” that they think are good, then other users can rate them if they agree. Users can also add the “Icebreaker Lines” to their favorites, or use them as an introduction to other users.
- Users can win custom SingleSquare badges for sending messages and posting “Single Sightings”.
- SingleSquare includes the normal FourSquare functionality.
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WHATS IN YOUR SMARTPHONE ?
Three NFC (near field communication) giants are announcing a global alliance to help promote the use of the technology as a viable mobile marketing tool.
All three already have experience in running successful NFC-based campaigns that have helped connect brands to their audiences on a large scale.
“We’re very excited about the potential of NFC,” says Blue Bite’s VP Business Development Dan Trigub, referring the to short-range, high frequency technology that, these days, is often more associated with mobile wallets and mobile payments systems than it is with advertising. In the future, NFC could provide comparable reach to traditional mobile media, Trigub explains.
“NFC is becoming the standard on mobile handsets,” adds Neil Garner, CEO of Proxama, “particularly for tag reading.”
Tag reading enables a consumer to tap an NFC-enabled item, like a poster or sticker, to receive information or perform an action. Similar to the functions provided now by barcode scanners, with a tap, users of NFC phones could launch an app or visit a website, for example. But NFC can also enable other actions, too, such as “liking” a brand on Facebook, following a Twitter account, or even switching on Bluetooth to opt into direct-to-mobile offers from a retailer.
In addition to the combined interest in promoting NFC technology, the three companies involved in the alliance have access to the key media buyers in the region, which makes the newly formed group sort of a one-stop-shop for a brand looking to run or expand a global campaign in other regions. Alliance members will provide support, analytics and other tools to participating brands looking to experiment with the new medium, they say.
After a campaign completes, the firms will share the details of what they learned with each other in terms of what worked and what did not, so they can all improve their own systems. At some later point, this information may also be released in the form of research reports or white papers.
And, says Tapit CEO Jamie Cunningham, when there is leftover ad inventory, members may also use that space – like the ad panels at a bus stop, for instance – in consumer education efforts about the benefits of NFC and how it works.
In short, the participating firms simply believe that when it comes to consumer adoption of NFC,
it will be brands leading the way, not the OEMs, handset makers and mobile payments companies. Whether or not that’s accurate remains to be seen, of course.
However, the alliance is yet another example of NFC’s upward momentum this year, which in and of itself speaks to the technology’s growing potential.
HMMM- I wonder if CAMBER TIRES would work in the Balkans ????
TUBE TIRES- BIAS PLY- STEEL BELTED RADIALS- THEN CAMBERTIRE
APPSNEWBIE LOVES TO RUMINATE-
WOW and more WOW…CROATIAN / BALKAN INTERNET MARKET
Does www.yandex.ru- the RUSSIAN INTERNET GIANT EVER have a potential market or what ?
There are over 10.5 million Internet users in the Balkans/the former Yugoslavia, which makes up 51.7 percent of the region’s population.
Slovenia has the highest Internet service penetration (63.29 percent), while Bosnia and Herzegovina has the lowest (51.76 percent of Internet users).
It is interesting that over a half of the Serbian and Croatian population is on the
…As for the Internet users, this does not even users of mobile internet.
Facebook is the most popular destination: over 70 percent of Internet users have a Facebook account in Serbia, and 63 percent in Croatia:
The average time spent on Facebok is 25 minutes (both for Serbia and Croatia), and the average user in Serbia checks his/her Facebook account 16 times a day, while in Croatia it is 13 times a day.
The increasing number of Facebook users can be explained by non-residents of Serbia and Croatia using this social network during their travels.
The online social dynamics and the activities on Facebook do not differ much in other Balkan countries.
Young adults spend the most of their time on Facebook, communicating with their friends (61 percent), “like”-ing their statuses (66 percent), sharing content and information (56 percent), writing private messages (47 percent), and playing games (22.4 percent).
Statistical and educational institutions in each of the Balkan countries could generate and use the data on the relevant online activities to detect and focus on their critical users, to adjust their policies and action plans based on the data.
The internet is SO universal-social media has truly joined us all..
Mitch MC CONNEL KNOWS:
He knows that it takes the combined salaries of 441,000 American wage earners to earn the what a few hedge fund manager do.AND he worrries that they cannot keep even MORE of thier money.
THEY ARE HIS PRIORITY-OK- they PAY him- they contribute to his party- of course he loves them
And then says he needs to protect them, as they are JOB CREATORS?
IS HE NUTS ?
The only job they ever created was the cushy niche they wangled for themselves;
through family- or the same college or prep school or –for a few- a really hard climb up the ladder.
To them- kudos.
However, most hedge fund managers are the favored children or relatives of Wall Street execs- who start the family members with the idea as follows:
Their son./daughter just graduated from Harvard- needs a job- to get married – start a family- so… .
As they call it- and this ACTUALLY is the phrase
you start him/her at the “bottom”
“A $100,000 a year negligible base”
What is YOUR negligible base?
OCCUPY WALL ST: Hedge Managers Earn as Much as 441,400 Americans
As Americans are More JOBLESS- More Homeless- GOP wants billionaire tax breaks.Thank you Mitch Mc Connell-
in which world are you ?
What a slap in the 99% collective faces..
Please read this : OCCUPY WALL STREET
Remember the Republicans want a tax reduction for the Hedge fund Managers: and we are PAYING them
to represent our best interests. What does the average Congressman earn?
More than you ???
Thank you you CNBC.
HEDGE FUND Managers Earn as Much as 441,400 Americans
Ten years ago, when
the hedge fund industry was much smaller than it is today, it took 25 hedge fund
managers to earn a combined annual payday of $5 billion last year, it took
only one, the New York Times reports.
DIAL UP DUMPS FRESH
OFFER BALKAN BARGAINS try Message Boards
Dear Hacker you and I BOTH know what I’m talkin’ about ..
The pros still use dialup for the message boards
GB Internet Transfer Capacity: ISP Usage Caps Explained
High-speed Internet access may be provided as an “unlimited” usage account where you can use the Internet and upload and download as much as you want — hence the slang phrase “always on”
IN YOUR DREAMS LOL
(ha-ha) that is used to describe high-speed cable or DSL Internet access.
However, some high-speed Internet accounts may be capped at monthly data transfers, with the most commonly used cap being set to a maximum of 250 GB per month.
The 250 GB usage cap is made up of the total download and upload data transfers from your computer and network devices to (and from) the Internet.
- Download: The transfer of data from the Internet to your computer. For example surfing the Web or saving music and other files from the Internet to your computer.
- Upload: The transfer of data from your computer to the Internet. For example, sending an email, putting new pages on your Web server or adding photos to your Facebook profile.
If an ISP includes a 250 GB monthly data usage cap in its AUP (Acceptable Use Policy) this means that your combined total of Internet upload and download transfers cannot exceed 250 gigabytes a month. Most service providers include the 250 GB limit in monthly service subscription plans and when you exceed that limit you may be charged an additional per GB fee on any transfer above the first 250 GB.
Some service providers will contact high-usage account holders and issue a warning about exceeding the 250 GB limit (“excessive use”) allowing the customer to voluntarily curb his Internet transfers while others simply charge the per GB fee without contacting you first.
Examples of 250 GB Monthly Transfers
It can be difficult to put a gigabyte — let alone 250 gigabytes — into actual usage context. Here are some examples of how different ISPs describe 250 GB of data usage:
For a better perspective:
- Send 50 million plain text e-mails (at 5KB/e-mail)
- Download 62,500 songs (at 4 MB/song)
- Download 125 standard-definition movies (at 2 GB/movie)
- Upload 25,000 hi-resolution digital photos (at 10 MB/photo)
- Download 50,000 songs
- Download 570 (1 hour) TV shows
- Download 285 standard-definition movies
- Download 25 high-definition movies.
(Source: Bell Aliant)
- Download one high-definition movie (approx 8 GB) every day for 30 days
When 250 GB is described as individual tasks the average home Internet user performs it is easier to comprehend just how much 250 GB is in terms of transfer capacity. The problem Internet users face is that when you consider video and movie streaming sites (like YouTube or Netflix), interactive websites filled with embedded clips, images and streaming audio and similar content — it becomes more difficult to gauge your actual Internet data transfer usage.
Another problem cited by Internet users is that while 250 GB may sound like a lot of data transfer capacity, in homes where multiple family members are all surfing , using email, playing online games and downloading music or movies from desktop PCs, laptops, iPods and other wireless devices — suddenly 250 GB does not seem like a lot and exceeding your monthly data transfer cap can be costly.
SO THERE- BEWARE.