Internet and cellphone data service was unavailable throughout the country, making it impossible for news of the protests. Continue reading this postAccess to information: Does Canada need to be more open with data?TTC bus driver: Do you often see your local drivers texting?The Toronto Sun on Thursday published a picture sent by a reader of a TTC bus driver driving while texting on a mobile device. (Toronto Sun)The Toronto Transit Commission is coming under fire after the emergence of a picture. Gig at The Rivoli, fighting to be heard over constant chatter.There was no need to shush the crowd Thursday night when Garbus and herRead More →

Bartering: First Form of Medium Of ExchangeUnder a bartering type environment, the production of marketable goods was produced by those who specialized in certain products. Specialization is a very interesting concept in economics its existence brings about the powerful economic doctrine of division of labor. Specialization did three things: 1) It permitted individuals to take advantages of existing differences in their abilities and skills; 2) It allows individuals to learn from their mistakes (trial by error); and more importantly 3) It avoided the loss of time involved in shifting from one job to another. I am approving your comment as a matter of providing bothRead More →

Thousands of IBM employees have developed avatars, and these avatars go to virtual meetings in a virtual IBM conference room in Second Life and conduct actual IBM business with other avatars in this virtual world. While not a money maker in itself, this type of attention and the resulting proof of concept from big name companies is spurring a new type of Second Life commerce: building Second Life presences for real world companies. Reuters, Nike, Sony BMG and Toyota are just a handful of the companies that have built storefronts, billboards or news tickers in Second Life. A doctor would be hard pressed to makeRead More →

Apparently all of those killed had been on the plane, local residents said, which crashed into a swampy, muddy farm plot in Juba with no structures. Onlookers quickly gathered near the site, about 1 mile from Juba’s international airport. After the crash, planes were still taking off and landing at the airport.. “Our search for leadership is well underway and we have an extremely strong pool of talent across our organization as well as external candidates to build our management teams,” Burns said in a statement. Corporations unless a black woman issoon named to lead one of them. Burns’ departure from the CEO role wouldalsoRead More →

It nothing about him personally though he is for some reason hated in the nerdcore scene or at least he was 5 or so years ago when I was really into it. I just can stand his vocal style. Saw him live once (was really there to see Dr. Adrien Brody appears too briefly as a hilarious Salvador Dali or Dah LEE, as he pronounces it.And there, beside a bug eyed Pablo Picasso, is another lost soul: Adriana, played by Marion Cotillard. McAdams is one of most effervescent actresses out there. But in this role a pampered princess who shrieks lines like “You always sideRead More →

Nike’s chief executive Mark Parker deftly putted when asked by an analyst on the second quarter earnings call to comment on the Tiger Woods “situation,” declining to say what adverse impact the celebrity golfer’s acknowledged marital infidelities might have on sales trends. Nor would he address the future visibility of Woods as a Nike (NKE) spokesman. An assessment of the company’s operating segment data from recent years suggests that the bottom line might actually benefit if this global leader in athletic apparel and footwear dropped Tiger as a celebrity endorser.. If you keep this up and you will make progress on many items. Just aRead More →

When Smith backtracks, mentioning that he’s not a journalist, Carr’s response is a withering: “Obviously.”But beneath the sniping lies a few key questions: What’s the value of journalism in the age of Google News? Is there a nobility to newsprint or is it just nostalgia for a medium past its prime? Page One has its share of talking heads, who pontificate away. New media gurus like Clay Shirky and Jeff Jarvis survey the issue, while the emergence of Wikileaks muddies the waters.In the end, Page One’s all too brief glimpse of real reporting makes the best case for The Gray Lady. One feels a voyeuristicRead More →

Sparkle will be released in August. Continue reading this postFABLE FIGHT: Mirror Mirror vs. Wrath of the TitansIt’s a box office battle of mythic proportions this weekend as remixed fables and fairy tales go head to head. At first, responses were universally positive. The first dozen or so families told me it wasn an issue, and that they would be staying. I allowed myself to think the unthinkable that I wouldn lose a single student. Dow Jones: The Dow Jones branded indices are proprietary to and are calculated, distributed and marketed by DJI Opco, a subsidiary of S Dow Jones Indices LLC and have beenRead More →

Therefore, integration of matriarchal leadership practices into generally non matriarchal societies may result in global positive change regarding successful diplomacy and peaceful communications, both intercultural and intracultural. Ultimately, these changes may result in increased global safety. (Goettner Abendroth, 2005; Reeves, 2008). Michael Jackson won four trophies because. Because. Because everyone feels really bad that he died this year.But the handing out of awards is merely a stop gap between the performances, which set new standards of debauchery every year. I suggest when it is appropriate to invest, then ETFs are an effective way to achieve the portion of your portfolio that you want to beRead More →

Is the perfume some sort of limited edition item? If there isn any logical reason as to why a person is more interested in getting through so much trouble to “make things right” for them instead of just taking cash, they are probably a bit cray. Most scammers take the money and leave. They don spend more time than they need to get their profit.. The Persian force was shocked to see the Greeks no in disarray and attempting to flee but in battle formation. The Persians with no choice but to fight had to engage on the Greeks in the narrow straight. The PersianRead More →