how to save money, part 2


The Monologue of a Physical Chemist: N. Kanamaru

賢く!楽しく!節約術

昨夕のNHKの「あしたも晴れ!人生recipe・選」からで、且つ、40数ヶ月振りのpart 2です。録画を楽しく観ました。しかし、楽しくはない思い出が蘇えって来ます:
大学に入って後の、上に進むに連れての失望であり、幾つもの記事に成って居ます。今の自分に採っての感想です:
多くの例は、楽しみ乍でなければ、実行は困難。唯一話題には無かった私の術です:
チリ紙は一度の使用後、直ち、には捨てない。

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Encouragement for Revolution of the University


The Monologue of a Physical Chemist: N. Kanamaru

大学革命のすすめ 管理から独自の経営へのaction plan

新年号の“Chemistry & Chemical Industry”の山本尚に依る論説です。長期の滞米中の経験に基づく、危機的な状況に在る日本の大学への、明解なる処の、厳しい提言です。先ずは提起された9項目です:
(1) 大学執行部は経営力を、
(2) 今大学に必要なのは、思弁的な目標設定ではなく、明日への行動である、
(3) 研究力強化の為には個人秘書を、
(4) 会議の抜本的管理を、
(5) 研究教授と教育教授を分ける、
(6) 教育と研究には効率でなく効果を重視せよ、
(7) 執行部の英断が欲しい、
(8) 時代を先取りするprojectを、
(9) 大切な真の純正研究を。
其々に応える前に、私が、本blogの開設以来言い続けた事の要約です。更にその前に、筆者と対比させての、既述の、私の体験です:
(0) 40数年前の3年間余の、博士研究員としての、在米、
(1) 上記を含む(挟み、院生時代を含めて)40年余の(基礎科学の)研究・教育、
(2) 以降十数年の(研究・啓蒙を含む、blogの投稿等の)文筆活動。
応えです:
(0) 真っ先に私の言いたい事は、“大学革命以前の教育革命”そして“教育革命以前の政治革命”です。それ以前での、飴と鞭とを万能だと思い込み、大学に無理強いする政財官の無能な人物、及び、それに抗し得ない(若い)大学人の存在こそが根源的な問題。
(1)「大学執行部は経営力を」に同意;既述の様に、私の居た米国の州立大学の理事長は州民の選挙で選ばれて居た。
(2)「今大学に必要なのは、思弁的な目標設定ではなく、明日への行動」、即ち、革命的闘いである。
(3) 研究力強化の為には個人秘書を;今の(化学系での、講座制での)准教授、助教も?!
(4)「会議の抜本的管理」;で、(社会との関わりを忘れた)専門馬鹿の養成?
(5) 研究教授と教育教授を分ける;学部と院を分けてなら了解で、既に、time shiftの導入なのでの、部分的な導入在り?
(6) 教育と研究には効率でなく効果を重視せよ;効果有っての効率の意?
(7) 執行部の英断が欲しい;内容次第だが、既述の様に、「top downはacademic freedomに根差す学問の場には相応しくない」が私の持論。
(8)「時代を先取りするproject」こそが(才有る)個人の創造性に掛かる。
(9) 上記に加えての、「大切な真の純正研究」(私の基礎科学)こそが学問の自由の所以。
最後の一言です:
直前の記事にも触れた様に、日本の大学の状況よりは増しな、欧米の大学とても数多の問題を抱えていると踏んでいます。

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WHAT THE WORLD NEED TO KNOW ABOUT *OMOYELE SOWORE* (AAC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE) THE NEXT PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA


WHAT THE WORLD NEED TO KNOW ABOUT *OMOYELE SOWORE* (AAC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE) THE NEXT PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA When you hear the name Omoyele Sowore, what comes to your mind? The former student union president of the University of Lagos, Nigeria? The publisher of Sahara Reporters? The Presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress of Nigeria … Continue reading WHAT THE WORLD NEED TO KNOW ABOUT *OMOYELE SOWORE* (AAC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE) THE NEXT PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA

BEST LITTLE TOWNS IN EACH STATES


From The Darkness Into The Light

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The Best Small Town in Each State

Big cities lure us with endless lists of sights and attractions, but what about when we want to slow things down a bit? Behind the facade of the nation’s metropolises, the true authentic heart of America and the influences of old European settlers is waiting to be explored. From countryside retreats to seaside ports, these are our favorite small towns in each state.

Prattville, Alabama

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Chock-full of historic buildings, this small town is set on the Autauga Creek, which proved to be a crucial location for its early beginnings as an industrial center. Nicknamed “The Fountain City” for its many artesian wells, this small town is now a popular destination for golfers. Stop by the old historic locations, like the Bell House and Buena Vista, or play a…

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The State of Parental Controls going into 2019


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Kids are now growing up in a digital age. Screens are part of their lives from day one. As they grow, they want to use devices and play games and do whatever everyone else is doing. I am not going to debate if this is a good or bad thing – but it is a reality.

Major tech companies have taken notice and they have been (and still are in progress) releasing ways for parents to keep tabs on their kids’ device and screen time usage.

Of course, the big three – Apple, Google, Microsoft – have their solutions. Also other players like Facebook, Nintendo, Sony have solutions for their products as well.

Apple

Let’s start with Apple. There are few different things Apple has had and now just recently came out with to help parents. Up until iOS 12 they had “Family” groups you could create – not so…

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WHAT GOD HAS FOR YOU IS FOR YOU!


I CAN I HEAR YOU SAY AMEN!

The Godly Chic Diaries

WATCH AND BE UTTERLY AMAZED – FOR I AM GOING TO DO SOMETHING IN YOUR DAYS THAT YOU WOULD NOT BELIEVE EVEN IF YOU WERE TOLD – HABUKUK 1:5

Gods promises are defined, dynamic and determined. Nothing can separate us from him or the fulfillment of His promises. God has the most amazing plans for you. He didn’t place you whereHe was going to keep you. He placed you where He can grow you!🌱

A note to myself and for you too – DON’T STOP BELIEVING IN MIRACLES. The best thing you can do for yourself in 2019, and all of life, is LET GO and LET GOD do his heart-changing-flip-your-life-inside-out thing. Turning nothing into something is His speciality.

Think bigger and don’t limit God to what YOU can do. If you settle for what’s usual, that’s what you will continue to receive. Raise your faith and

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8 reasons to read daily


Tips from Sharvi

Are you someone who craves information, reading many books, e-books, magazines, blog articles, social media posts, and so on? If you’re not reading enough or at all, then doing so will help you in many ways…

I’ve been reading even more, since I started my blog in January this year. I normally read more online resources than paper books (compared to my childhood days). However, I’m going back to reading books, alongside e-books, blog posts, and other online resources. Whatever be the form, I gain so much from reading!

1. Joy

Reading is likely to bring pure joy to the reader. Find something you’re interested in, get on a cozy couch, grab some coffee / tea / a smoothie, with your favourite snacks, and you’re off for a simple yet treasurable moment! In the process, you’ll gain so much too…

2. Information

Reading informative texts, coupled with illustrative videos, photos…

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US withdrawal from Syria leaves China’s plans for investment up in the air, analysts say


Bon Bon Lifestyle Webazine

US President Donald Trump?s surprise decision to withdraw US forces from Syria will leave China?s intended investment into the country?s reconstruction in uncertainty, analysts said, adding that the move might also suggest a stronger strategic focus by Washington on the Indo-Pacific region to put pressure on Beijing.

Experts said it remains unclear when the troop withdrawals will be completed but the departure is likely to prolong instability in Syria and delay its…

source https://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/2179957/us-withdrawal-syria-leaves-chinas-plans-investment-air-analysts-say

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US withdrawal from Syria leaves China’s plans for investment up in the air, analysts say


Bon Bon Lifestyle Webazine

US President Donald Trump?s surprise decision to withdraw US forces from Syria will leave China?s intended investment into the country?s reconstruction in uncertainty, analysts said, adding that the move might also suggest a stronger strategic focus by Washington on the Indo-Pacific region to put pressure on Beijing.

Experts said it remains unclear when the troop withdrawals will be completed but the departure is likely to prolong instability in Syria and delay its…

source https://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/2179957/us-withdrawal-syria-leaves-chinas-plans-investment-air-analysts-say

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Moscow dismisses Franco-German statement on Ukrainian sailors


Bon Bon Lifestyle Webazine

Russia on Saturday dismissed a statement by the leaders of France and Germany accusing it of using military force and carrying out illegitimate checks on Ukrainian vessels in the Black Sea.

source https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ukraine-crisis-russia-sailors/moscow-dismisses-franco-german-statement-on-ukrainian-sailors-idUSKCN1OS0AB?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

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Canadian drug smuggler to face retrial after China says 15 years too lenient


Bon Bon Lifestyle Webazine

A Chinese court said Saturday that a 15-year jail sentence for a Canadian national charged with drug smuggling was too ?lenient? and remanded his case for a retrial.

The decision comes as Beijing and Ottawa remain embroiled in a diplomatic row triggered by Canada?s early December arrest of a senior executive from Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei.

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Chinese police officers stand guard outside the Canadian embassy in Beijing on December 10, 2018. File photo: Greg Baker/AFP.

The high court in Liaoning, which heard Robert Lloyd Schellenberg?s appeal Saturday, said in a statement that a previous ruling in November, which sentenced him to 15 years in jail and a 150,000 yuan ($21,800) forfeiture, was ?obviously inappropriate? given the severity of his crimes.

Schellenberg played an ?important role? in drug smuggling and was potentially involved in international organised drug trafficking activities, said the court, and passed his case back to the lower Dalian…

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Socket.IO Integration with Oracle JET by Andrejus Baranovskis


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Socket.IO is a JavaScript library for realtime web applications. It comes in two parts – a client-side library that runs in the browser and a server-side library for Node.js. In this post I will walk you through complete integration scenario with Oracle JET.

Here you can see it in action. Send Event button from JET – sends message through Socket.IO to Node.js server side. Message is handled on server side and response is sent back to client (displayed in browser console):

Server side part with Socket.io is implemented in Node.js application and it runs on Express. To create Node.js application (which is just one json file in the beginning), run command:
npm init
To add Express and Socket.io, run commands: Read the complete article here.

Developer Partner Community

For regular information become a member in the WebLogic Partner Community please visit: http://www.oracle.com/partners/goto/wls-emea ( OPN account required). If you need…

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New Jersey Airport Travelers May Have Been Exposed To Measles


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(Newark, NJ-AP) — The New Jersey Department of Health is issuing an alert about possible measles exposure at Newark Liberty Airport. Officials say a Belgian traveler infected with the disease flew into Terminal B on Christmas Eve and may have been in other parts of the airport as well. This comes as a measles outbreak continues in Ocean and Passaic counties.

Officials say that unrelated outbreak has sickened at least 30 people in Ocean County and three in Passaic County since October 26th.

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Well-Being Tips For Students (Guest Post)


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Student life has many ups and downs, you meet lots of new people and soon realise just how appalling your cooking ‘skills’ really are. But not to worry, here are some ways you can make being a student a walk in the metaphorical park:

1. Meals
a) Eat Right, Eat Regularly

I made the mistake or trying to save money by reducing my weekly grocery shop and as a result became damn near skeletal. In other words please do not starve yourself to save money. It really isn’t smart, sure you have that extra cash to splurge at the weekends with your friends but what’s the point when you have headaches and grumbling stomachs for the rest of the time? Your grades will suffer, in fact, your overall lifestyle will. If you do find money is tight see b)

b) Saving money

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Traveling to Malta – Firsts Impressions – What to know before booking your trip


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What I’m about to say might sound harsh, but the first step towards enjoying your trip to Malta is to ignore 99% of travel guides youfind online.
And I talk from experience.
You see, before we booked out flight to Malta I’ve spent approximately 2 weeks researching this destination andI plannedeverything out beforehand.
All the articles I read and all the pictures I saw (especially on Instagram) slowly pictured Malta as the unique exotic paradise my heart eager so badly to discover…

So, what exactly went wrong than?

Well, for starters,instead of exotic green, tall palm trees and colorful buildings, Malta majestically shocks you with the exact opposite.
Monocoloured buildings everywhere, clogged in this mysterious and silent atmosphere that immediately gives you the feeling that you stepped few centuries back in time, and are now hopelessly lost somewhere in the Middle East.

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TODAY IS THE END OF CASTE SYSTEM (OSU) IN IGBO LAND AND BIAFRA LAND. WATCH VIDEO…


TODAY IS THE END OF CASTE SYSTEM (OSU) IN IGBO LAND AND BIAFRA LAND. LIVE FACEBOOK VIDEO NOW; UPDATED! https://www.facebook.com/ozioma.chy/videos/2137573852969078/ https://www.facebook.com/ozioma.chy/videos/2137491006310696/ https://www.facebook.com/ozioma.chy/videos/2137714616288335/ https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10217880528424130&id=1211041379 Photos; https://www.facebook.com/100001494529154/posts/2137490049644125/ THE FIRST KING (EZE) GIVEN TO A MAN OF PROVEN INTEGRITY WHO HAS BEEN FROM OSU (CASTE) COMMUNITY. FACEBOOK PHOTOS: https://www.facebook.com/groups/yagazieobodo/permalink/2291342241147445/ This is wickedness! But thank God for today being … Continue reading TODAY IS THE END OF CASTE SYSTEM (OSU) IN IGBO LAND AND BIAFRA LAND. WATCH VIDEO…

Aeroflot to start flights to Palma de Mallorca


World Airline News

Aeroflot has begun ticket sales for flights to Palma de Mallorca, the capital of the Spanish island of Mallorca. Regular flights on the Moscow – Palma de Mallorca – Moscow route will be launched on June 1, 2019.

Four weekly flights on Airbus A320 aircraft will operate on the following schedule:

Moscow – Palma de Mallorca

– flight SU2518 will depart Moscow on Saturdays and Sundays at 7:55, on Tuesdays and Fridays at 12:15.

Palma de Mallorca – Moscow

– flight SU2519 will depart Palma de Mallorca on Saturdays and Sundays at 12:35, on Tuesdays and Fridays at 17:15 (local time).

Aeroflot is continuously expanding its route network and increasing flight frequencies to popular destinations. Aeroflot flies to 152 destinations in 55 countries, including 54 in Russia. In its Winter 2018/19 schedule Aeroflot has launched 14 new destinations, which will be serviced both by the Company’s own fleet and by…

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Scientists win People’s Vote for Beard of the Year for the first time


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Scientists win People’s Vote for Beard of the Year for first time

The Beard Liberation Front the informal network of beard wearers, has said that after a record vote for the Beard of the Year 2018 the Electoral College has determined that two scientists are the winners. TV doctor Xand Van Tulleken and cosmologist Peter Coles currently at Maynooth University in Ireland shared the Award.

The campaigners say that both the winners had an enthusiastic voting constituency and taking into account the public impact of their beards it was felt a shared title was appropriate this year.

Moreover the fact that both have a scientific background for the first time reflects the growing reach of beard wearing.

Manchester brewer Al Wall of leading craft brewery Cloudwater was runner up with last year’s winner Jeremy Corbyn third.

The 8…

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FDA Approves First Digital Inhaler With Tracking App


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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first and only digital inhaler with a built-in sensor that connects to a companion mobile application that can monitor usage as well as strength of the user’s inhalation.

The ProAir Digihaler, from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, contains albuterol sulfate 117 µg powder for inhalation.

The new inhaler is approved for use in people aged 4 years and older to treat or prevent bronchospasm in individuals with reversible obstructive airway disease and to prevent exercise-induced bronchospasm. The approval is based on review of a supplemental new drug application submitted by Teva to the FDA.

“The digital technology built into ProAir Digihaler provides patients with data on their inhaler use, which may help them to have a more informed dialogue with their healthcare provider regarding their asthma or COPD [chronic obstructive pulmonary disease] management,” Sven Dethlefs, Teva executive vice president, global marketing…

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THE LORD’S CHOSEN CHARISMATIC REVIVAL MOVEMENT INTERNATIONAL CRUSADE LIVE ON YOUTUBE AND FACEBOOK…WATCH IT AND BE BLESSED.


YOUTUBE= https://youtu.be/QKaWjB8jsQU FACEBOOK LIVE= https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2321945111366750&id=702225183228365 THE LORD'S CHOSEN CHARISMATIC REVIVAL MOVEMENT INTERNATIONAL CRUSADE LIVE ON YOUTUBE AND FACEBOOK...WATCH IT AND BE BLESSED. TITLE, "ONLY GOD CAN DO THIS" FEATURING; *SALVATION, *SANCTIFICATION, *DELIVERANCE, *HOLY GHOST BAPTISM, *MIRACLES, ETC NOTE, THE BLIND SHALL SEE, THE DUMB SHALL SPEAK, THE LEAN AND PARALYZED SHALL BE HEALED BY THE … Continue reading THE LORD’S CHOSEN CHARISMATIC REVIVAL MOVEMENT INTERNATIONAL CRUSADE LIVE ON YOUTUBE AND FACEBOOK…WATCH IT AND BE BLESSED.

“GIVE ME SCOTLAND OR I DIE”.


A writer's touch

A poem that talks about a man called John Knox, who fought a good fight of faith. It urges everyone to stand up for a righteous course, against the forces of sin.

GIVE ME SCOTLAND OR I DIE.

He knelt before the altar of prayer,
Groaning like a drunken man
His tears became a mighty ocean
As he spoke to the holies of holies
Abandoned by men
Became an enemy to the world
Of godless monarchs
Still you’ll hear him whisper to the Almighty
A prayer that caused fear and rage
In the hearts of many
Give me Scotland or I die

His knees kept reminding him of time
But his heart couldn’t stop the rhyme
The rhythm of the spirit
Heaven had no option
But to answer
The passion of evangelism
Ate up the cartilages of his bones
And the angels wondered
What manner of soldier he is
Ready…

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2018 Favorites- Year End Review


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Can you believe that 2018 is already over! This was the year that had a January that lasted for five months and a summer that was over in the blink of an eye. And it was the year that I finally decided to put aside my fears and start blogging! I’ve followed the blogging world for so long and back in March I figured I might as well just give it a try! So I started this little adventure and it has been an amazing ride so far!

I’m so blessed to have had this experience and to have been able to meet so many amazing people through it. Seriously, it’s been an incredible time, so I wanted to relive this first year of blogging by doing a year end review of my favorite things I did this year and my favorite posts that I was able to write.

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THE LORD’S CHOSEN CHARISMATIC REVIVAL MOVEMENT INTERNATIONAL CRUSADE LIVE ON YOUTUBE AND FACEBOOK…WATCH IT AND BE BLESSED.


THE LORD'S CHOSEN CHARISMATIC REVIVAL MOVEMENT INTERNATIONAL CRUSADE LIVE ON YOUTUBE AND FACEBOOK...WATCH IT AND BE BLESSED. TITLE, "ONLY GOD CAN DO THIS" FEATURING; *SALVATION, *SANCTIFICATION, *DELIVERANCE, *HOLY GHOST BAPTISM, *MIRACLES, ETC NOTE, THE BLIND SHALL SEE, THE DUMB SHALL SPEAK, THE LEAN AND PARALYZED SHALL BE HEALED BY THE GREAT POWER OF GOD OF … Continue reading THE LORD’S CHOSEN CHARISMATIC REVIVAL MOVEMENT INTERNATIONAL CRUSADE LIVE ON YOUTUBE AND FACEBOOK…WATCH IT AND BE BLESSED.

Build Your Brand and Grow Your Audience: Our Best Advice


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Whether you want personal or financial freedom or you started your labor of love to scratch a creative itch, you did it: you started your own business. Now it’s time to build your brand and grow your audience (and customer base!) with your business website.

Here’s a roundup of our best advice for small business owners and entrepreneurs who want their site to stand out from the crowd.


Branding ABCs: Simple But Striking Typographical Logos


You don’t need to hire a designer or spend a lot of money to make a positive first impression with your logo. This post offers excellent examples of memorable logos that use initials in creative ways and tips on how to make your mark.

Look for fonts with strong shapes, or try your hand at a drawing of your own. Every font has a broad personality like “simple” or “fun” or “sophisticated,” and more unusual…

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Central Banks are About to Be Destroyed, Countries Will Back their Currencies with Gold, But How Will this Affect YOU? (Video/Image/Article/Poster) – THEBILLIONCOIN


http://blog.thebillioncoin.info/2018/12/20/central-banks-about-to-be-destroyed-countries-will-back-their-currencies-with-gold-but-how-will-this-affect-you-videoarticle/ Central Banks are About to Be Destroyed, Countries Will Back their Currencies with Gold, But How Will this Affect YOU? (Video/Image/Article/Poster) 2019 will be the end of Central Banking as we know it. This will force countries all around the world to back their currencies with Gold instead of FIAT Federal Reserve Notes–USD. So, … Continue reading Central Banks are About to Be Destroyed, Countries Will Back their Currencies with Gold, But How Will this Affect YOU? (Video/Image/Article/Poster) – THEBILLIONCOIN

Facebook allowed Tech Firms access to vast amount of personal user data Including Private Message & Friends lists


Facebook has been under the focus of a series of privacy scandals, including Cambridge Analytica, improperly used Facebook data to build tools that aided President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign. It had diluted users’ trust, Facebook insisted that it had instituted stricter privacy protections long ago. Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive, assured lawmakers in April that people “have complete control” over everything they share on Facebook.

Source: Facebook allowed Tech Firms access to vast amount of personal user data Including Private Message & Friends lists

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5G services to appear by 2020: Department of Telecom


THIS IS A CRAZY TECHNOLOGY

According
to recent reports, government in India expects that they shall complete the
processes associated with 5G spectrum auction by August 2019 and services for customer
are likely to be rolled out by the year 2020.

While
talking about the same, Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan stated, “TRAI has
given a preliminary set of recommendations, which the working committee at the
Department of Telecommunications is looking at. Task force has also given a
broader set of (spectrum) bands on which we have to work. Everybody has said
that since the ecosystem is not ready, 5G will be ready after July-August next
year.”

There is
lot happening around the issue. Amid innumerable barriers involved and financial
crisis period faced by the telecom industry, one of the biggest players in the
market, Vodafone Idea has recently urged government not to hold auctions before
2020. According to them, we need to develop quality ecosystem…

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God is about to WOW You!


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God is about to WOW you. He’s going above and beyond what you asked. The Lord knows what you’ve prayed for. His answer is: I’m doing more than that!…

Here’s the thing. I largely navigated my life- my thoughts, my emotions my entire life. Growing up I ALWAYS had my head in the clouds, thinking of the life I want to create for myself. I used to be afraid of pushing through gifts and talents I knew I had because of the possible exposure it would cause, being a private (introverted) person that I am. What I didn’t understand is that God’s gifts and talents AREN’T FOR US TO KEEP! It is meant to help other souls who might need that special encouragement or that extra push to better themselves as well!

“So lets not get tired of doing what is good. At the right time you will reap a…

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Mind also follows universal rule


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Have you observed your mind very carefully ?can it be empty any time?

Empty mind means there should not be any flow of words, there should not be any type of thinking.

As there is no existence of vacuum in this universe and vacuum can be created by some mechanical arrangement, similarly, mind also can’t be empty. But it is very necessary to make empty mind sometimes. Empty mind increases efficiency in thinking. Bot how is it possible ? How can we make our mind empty ? Definitely by some special arrangement named meditation, we can create vacuum in our mind.

Hence, mind also follows the universal rule. you may observe the existence of varieties within the minds – some minds are restless and some are thinking less, but you will never see empty mind without performing any special arrangement. Variety in anything makes the thing…

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BECAUSE I’M A BELIEVER


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Because I’m a believer
The world became my fierce accuser

Because I’m a believer
I bereaved myself of all worldly attachment

Because I’m a believer
I became an outcast to my own mother’s children

Because I am a believer
Persecutions and temptations forced out the meal of joy from my mouth

Because I’m a believer
The forces of hell assailed and became an aggressor to my soul

Because I’m a believer
I will look unto the hills for my redemption

Because I’m a believer
My solicitor pleaded for my cause spilling his blood for my sins

Because I’m a believer.
I will walk through the valley of evil and the storms of life fearless.

Because I’m a believer
I have the hope for eternal life and heaven’s joy

Because I’m a believer
I will behold my saviour’s face someday and we’ll walk through the streets of gold with beaming smiles…

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The Republic is Dead


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Our republic is dead.

Of course it’s been dead for a long time. We just didn’t know.

We bought into the bullshit that Hollywood sold that it was possible for regular people to make real change in America.

But it’s not possible.

Our government has been infected now by a tight, dense web of connected people that goes back at least a century.

The industrial revolution enabled just a few people to gain too much power and too much wealth in American society. These wealthy families moved well beyond us and enabled them to endow, own and control think tanks, universities, foundations and media empires which have strangled our government and us in the process.

We made the Fords, Rockefellers, Vanderbilts, DuPonts, Carnegies and Mellons rich, and they returned the favor by hijacking our government.

If we see wealthy people in Palo Alto today, they exist at the pleasure of…

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When Ego Dies, A Noble Human is Born


UnfinishedBusiness

…by Andrew Cohen

Is it possible to attain a state where the ego actually dies? Well, i’ve met one or two people in my life in whom it appeared that this had occurred – the ego had literally dissolved. But in those rare cases, i don’t think it was a result of the individuals’ own choice or effort – it was more like a spontaneous combustion, an act of grace.

So i do believe that death of ego is possible, but i don’t think it is an attainable goal. If something like that is going to occur, it’s beyond our control, and it’s extremely unlikely for most of us. I don’t personally think it’s possible for anybody, through the power of their will alone, to eradicate the ego completely. But the point is, it doesn’t really matter. If you are willing to face and take responsibility for your ego’s self-centred…

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When Ego Dies, A Noble Human is Born


UnfinishedBusiness

…by Andrew Cohen

Is it possible to attain a state where the ego actually dies? Well, i’ve met one or two people in my life in whom it appeared that this had occurred – the ego had literally dissolved. But in those rare cases, i don’t think it was a result of the individuals’ own choice or effort – it was more like a spontaneous combustion, an act of grace.

So i do believe that death of ego is possible, but i don’t think it is an attainable goal. If something like that is going to occur, it’s beyond our control, and it’s extremely unlikely for most of us. I don’t personally think it’s possible for anybody, through the power of their will alone, to eradicate the ego completely. But the point is, it doesn’t really matter. If you are willing to face and take responsibility for your ego’s self-centred…

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A Digital Exhibition of the History of U.S. Public Libraries


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The United States has a long-running respect and tradition when it comes to public libraries. Libraries came about as an answer to the Enlightenment era, when science, reading, and learning found significance in much of the western world. Access to books was difficult for most people pre-Revolutionary War. Benjamin Franklin, along with members of his free-thinking Junto club, established the Library Company for members- a starting point toward the eventual public library system. This system provided jobs for women and public access to knowledge.

Digital Public Library of America curated an online exhibition called “A History of US Public Libraries“. This exhibit gives an overview of how libraries came to be and their place alongside American history with uploaded documents and photos. See the story here.

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FALSE CLAIMS BY VP OSINBAJO… SOME REASONS WHY SOWORE WAS EXCLUDED FROM THE DEBATE…


—————————————————————— FALSE CLAIMS BY VP OSINBAJO... SOME REASONS WHY SOWORE WAS EXCLUDED FROM THE DEBATE... —————————————————————— Below are some of the reasons they don't want Sowore to take part in the Presidential debate. He'll definitely expose their many lies...🤷‍♀ During the televised debate of vice presidential candidates of the PDP, the APC, APCN, ANN and … Continue reading FALSE CLAIMS BY VP OSINBAJO… SOME REASONS WHY SOWORE WAS EXCLUDED FROM THE DEBATE…

Inside world’s smallest country, the Vatican City


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Yes, Vatican city is the smallest country in the world and is surrounded by Rome. There is a common misconception that Vatican is a part of Rome, which is not true. It is a headquarters for Roman Catholic church and is ruled by the Pope, who is also the king of the country. The population of this country is 1,000 people, who are working for the Pope.

I opted for a group tour to Vatican Museum and spent a day inside Vatican city. Here is what I experienced.

First of all, I was glad that I booked a group tour online in advance. Because when I reached Vatican, there was a mile long queue for getting entry tickets. Since it is the most famous destination, it attracts tourists from across the world. It stays this crowded at anytime of the year. So book your entrance tickets in advance.

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Control Your Feelings


With Nature-tanusrirchokhe

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Treat your feelings like visitors, let them come and go. Give them a good welcome and a good fare-well. Store them within you for a short time only. If you engage yourself within varieties of works, then only you can let your feelings go. Any sort of feelings for any relations for a long time never results positive things if it becomes too deep.

The role possessed by Salt in foods- same role is possessed by Feelings in a family. If you keep too much feelings towards your family members, the taste of a family will be lost. If you don’t keep any feelings, then it will be a tasteless family.

It is very important to control your feelings whenever and wherever it is required.

Thank you for reading. Let us make a Beautiful World together. God Bless!

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VICE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE


VICE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE: Watch Video: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1187791948035306&id=194146653930801 NIGERIA IS A LAWLESS STATE!!! MORE THAN 50 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE FROM DIFFERENT POLITICAL PARTIES BUT ONLY 5 WERE CHOSEN TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PRESIDENTIAL AND VICE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE. THEY CLAIM TO HAVE MULTI PARTY SYSTEM AND DEMOCRACY BUT AUTOCRACY IS THE ORDER OF THE DAY. THIS IS THE HIGHEST … Continue reading VICE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE

NIGERIA YOUTHS DECLARED “NO SOWORE NO DEBATE”


NIGERIA YOUTHS DECLARED "NO SOWORE NO DEBATE" NIGERIA YOUTHS DECLARED "NO SOWORE NO DEBATE" AS THE PEOPLE'S PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE OMOYELE SOWORE OF AAC WAS NOT INCLUDED IN THE RECENT PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE IN NIGERIA ADDING THAT ANY PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION DEBATE WITHOUT OMOYELE SOWORE IS FAMILY MEETING.

CHILD MARRIAGE.


A writer's touch

I dedicate this poem to the children who are victims of child marriage. Nothing will change until we act.

CHILD MARRIAGE
My vocal chords were ready
But my heart was edgy
Mama read me the story of malana
A lad that speaks for the voiceless
Voiceless I am
As papa arranged the wedding
Though it was trending
But my heart wasn’t ready
I prayed for deliverance like
A babe longing for her mother’s breast
And my chest became a crest of dead bones
School became a history
Child marriage is a curse I said
Child marriage has beheaded the future
I have always pictured
Papa said he is a good man
As he arranged the flowers on the wall
I could see nothing but a gall
And the vessel of my soul got broken
Like broken eggs can never be regained
And behind the curtains
I heard the chuckles of…

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BUHARI’S APC GOVERNMENT ARRESTS SOWORE SUPPORTERS FOR PASTING POSTERS


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*BUHARI’S APC GOVERNMENT ARRESTS SOWORE SUPPORTERS FOR PASTING POSTERS*

Five members of the African Action Congress party were arrested during the early hours today, Sunday, 9th December for pasting posters in Lagos State and are still being held in custody.

After discussing with police responsible for this arrest for the last ten hours, concerned members anxious for their release have been advised that the orders are directly from the Police Commissioner.

The five supporters arrested were not violating any laws. Pasting of posters and creating awareness for *the only alternative* to the rot that has decimated our nation is not and has never been a crime in Nigeria, and this recent act of injustice suffered by the Take It Back Movement, the AAC and the presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore, is further proof that the APC party is not interested in a free, fair election or in doing what is best…

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BUHARI’S APC GOVERNMENT ARRESTS SOWORE SUPPORTERS FOR PASTING POSTERS


*BUHARI’S APC GOVERNMENT ARRESTS SOWORE SUPPORTERS FOR PASTING POSTERS* Five members of the African Action Congress party were arrested during the early hours today, Sunday, 9th December for pasting posters in Lagos State and are still being held in custody. After discussing with police responsible for this arrest for the last ten hours, concerned members … Continue reading BUHARI’S APC GOVERNMENT ARRESTS SOWORE SUPPORTERS FOR PASTING POSTERS

NEITHER DO I CONDEMN THEE


A writer's touch

Friends please check out this poem

Caught in the bed of ignorance
The chains of arrogance
Held tightly to my wrist
I languished in the bed of sin
Cause i have tasted the other side of the world
Though it tastes sweet in my tongue
Never knew i was wrong
Suddenly my accusers appeared
Like the evil beast of Hades
Dragging me to best of judgement
And there he was
I heard love speaking
My night turned into day
And it was brighter than the moon
Love held me so strongly
Even though i did wrongly
Abundantly he washed my dirty robe
And we rode into heaven’s gate
As he whispered into my ears
Woman where are your accusers?
Hath no man condemned?
Tears couldn’t help but to burst my eyeballs
As I whispered back
No man Lord
Neither do I child
He said wrapping me into the paradise of…

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Speak Up for a Better Society


Voices of Youth Cambodia

By Ing Sopheap,

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“It’s impossible to change the world or a society. How are we going to change the mindsets of millions of people? So why don’t we just stay silent, or ignore and go along with the status quo?” Some people may say so because they are the privileged ones, unaffected by the current situation.

Change is certainly possible, but it won’t happen overnight, nor come easy. It takes decades of combined efforts and commitments to achieve that. And one of the important ways that you can contribute to change is by speaking up.

We speak up to raise awareness for social issues and call upon other people to join us on addressing those issues. We can voice out our concerns as well as speak on behalf of those whose voices are unheard. We want to improve the welfare of the entire society…

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Staying Home for the Holidays? You Can Still Eat Your Way Around the World


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In many parts of the world the holiday season is in full swing — which means hearty meals and festive get-togethers, but also chaotic airports and overpriced hotels. If you decided to eschew the questionable joys of holiday travel, it doesn’t mean you can’t still experience new cultures and flavors in your kitchen.

Saveur Magazine recently announced their 2018 Food Blog winners and finalists, and among them are several fantastic WordPress websites specializing in the culinary traditions of one country or region. Here are three to whet your appetite — why not browse some recipes, read the stories behind them, and try something new for your next gathering?


A Kitchen in Uganda

Sweet potato chips masala, from A Kitchen in Uganda

With too few exceptions, African cooking is still woefully underrepresented outside the continent. Sophie Musoki, the food-loving blogger who created A Kitchen in Uganda, works…

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Beloved Princess


From The Darkness Into The Light

Fight For Each Other

Beloved Princess,

I know how hard it is for you to feel content in your home when you’re al-ways wanting one more thing to make it the perfect place. I long to give you beautiful things that turn a house into the haven of a home. But, My princess, you must first learn to let Me build in you a place of peace and contentment. Do your best to rest in Me and wait for Me, and then I will give you what I know will benefit you the most. I want you to make your home a place that builds relationships and reflects who you are in Me. Remember that your loved ones need you more than any material thing. So decorate your home with joy, fill it with timeless memories, and create a safe place to grow up in Me.

Love,
Your King &…

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FIRST FEMALE MEDICAL DOCTOR IN IGBOLAND


Nigerian Peoples

Ada Priscilla Nzimiro, MB ChB (April 30, 1923 – March 22, 1951), a graduate of the University of Glasgow, was the first Igbo woman doctor using modern medical practices in the Igbo region of Eastern Nigeria after her graduation in 1950.

Of Ugwuta (Oguta) ancestry, she was born in Port Harcourt to Richard Okwosha Nzimiro, a politician and the first indigenous mayor of Port Harcourt from 1956 till his death in 1959, and his wife Mary Nwametu Onumonu (1898–1993), a wealthy merchant (initiated by her mother Madam Ruth Onumonu, a wealthy oil palm merchant), political activist, and member of the NCNC who galvanised Igbo women for the Biafran war effort in the late 1960s and lost all her landed properties in Port Harcourt after the war due to her role in trying to divide the country.

Nzimiro left Nigeria for The University of Glasgow in 1945 to study Medicine and…

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Putin’s Approval Rating Dramatically Dips


To Inform is to Influence

The Russian Levada Center is showing Putin’s approval rating as dramatically dipping.

There is no explanation given for the recent approval dip.  The main reason, however, was midnight shocker of the pension age increase announcement during the Russian World Cup in June 2018.

Russia’s continuing economic downturn as a result of Western sanctions is also having an effect.

Russia’s crisis in Ukraine and especially in the Kerch Straits is certainly not helping.

The previous low for Putin was in December 2011, when hundreds of thousands took to the streets, protesting the falsification of the parliamentary elections of that year.

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Building the Bonds That Make a Business Great


Book summary and review

My reading note on a book by Joel Peterson, The 10 Laws of Trust.

We live in an interdependent world whereby in order to progress, trust is essential. If we can’t trust others, we cannot work toward shared or common goals.

This is true for all form of relationship, true for families, couples, team members and even nations of the world.

In the book, JetBlue chairman Joel Peterson with David A.Kaplan outline their 10 laws of trust. They further explain what trust means, how to promote it inside organizations and how to restore trust once broken.

An interesting reading indeed.

Main reading points in my reading notes:

  • JetBlue chairman Joel Peterson details his “10 laws of trust.” First, trust begins with personal integrity.
  • Trust involves respecting others.
  • Trust means that you empower the people around you.
  • Trust is about setting clear goals for your employees and holding them accountable.
  • Trust…

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Gresham College: Prof. Martyn Thomas, CBE – Living In A Cyber Enabled World – Will Bitcoin and Blockchain Change The Way We Live and Work?


The Inquiring Mind

Living In A Cyber Enabled World was the title for a series of lectures Prof. Thomas gave at Gresham College.

About this lecture

The block chain is the Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) that underlies the successful Bitcoin cybercurrency. 

What is it, how does it work, and why does a Government report say that DLTs have the potential to be radically disruptive to financial services, healthcare, real estate, public services and much more?

About this lecture series

An exploration of the state of software today, how we got to where we are, and what we shall need to do to shore up the foundations of a digital society that is increasingly built on sand. The lectures are designed to inform, to entertain, and to stimulate balanced discussions that lead to effective actions. It is hoped that these lectures may play a role in accelerating the transition of the craft of software…

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WATCH LIVE: Former President George H.W. Bush Dies at Age 94


REST IN PEACE, THE GREAT ACHIEVER!
REST IN PEACE, AN ICON!
REST IN PEACE, THE FORMAL PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES!
GOOD NIGHT!

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HOUSTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coalition victory over Iraq in Kuwait, but then plummeted in the throes of a weak economy that led voters to turn him out of office after a single term, has died. He was 94.

The World War II hero, who also presided during the collapse of the Soviet Union and the final months of the Cold War, died late Friday night at his Houston home, said family spokesman Jim McGrath. His wife of more than 70 years, Barbara Bush, died in April 2018.

The son of a senator and father of a president, Bush was the man with the golden resume who rose through the political ranks: from congressman to U.N. ambassador, Republican Party chairman to envoy to China, CIA director to two-term vice president under the hugely popular Ronald Reagan. The 1991 Gulf War…

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