Impact Of E-Rate
Aug14

Impact Of E-Rate

With the basic objective of fostering Internet access and telecom services to help out schools and libraries across USA, the Federal Communications Commission or FCC came up with something known as the Schools and Libraries Program. This program is conducted or administered by the USAC or United Service Administrative Company. This program is also part of the USF or Universal Service Fund. At the core of this program is the fact that...

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Bring Your Corporate Communications To Life
Aug05

Bring Your Corporate Communications To Life

Corporate communication videozzzzzz… not the most exciting words in the English language. Images of grey men delivering grey speeches filled with corporate speak and indecipherable acronyms spring to mind. Memories of business meetings propping your eyes open watching another tedious monologue from the very people who are supposed to inspire you are conjured up. But really, communications today are much more savvy and modern video...

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Can’t Afford Rossetta Stone? Duolingo Is Free & Fantastic
Jul30

Can’t Afford Rossetta Stone? Duolingo Is Free & Fantastic

My parents used Rosetta Stone to improve their Spanish before a trip to Central America and found it quite helpful.  It is a fairly simple to use program, ideal for people who are starting from scratch with a language, and are not very computer savvy.  However, it is an expensive program considering there are so many free options on the internet. A new project from Luis von Ahn, a teaching professor at Carnegie Mellon University,...

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The Pros And Cons Of Using A Lie Detector Test
Jun27

The Pros And Cons Of Using A Lie Detector Test

Pro: How Polygraph Tests Are Useful? The accuracy of a polygraph test, when carried out by a qualified and certified examiner, can be between 75% and 95%. In many situations such as infidelity questions or employee checks 75% is enough and many people have been able to get their lives on track or have been employed on the back of a good result from a polygraph test.   Con: What Are The Problems With Polygraph Examinations? They are...

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Cloud Computing Skills IT Professionals Will Need
May15

Cloud Computing Skills IT Professionals Will Need

Many businesses are starting to recognize the benefits of cloud computing. This technology is expected to transform the IT departments of many businesses. Firms will need to hire professionals with specialized cloud computing skills. Most cloud computing functions are being outsourced to other firms. The business manager selects the best cloud computing companies and lets them handle all responsibilities. However, some othese...

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Keeping Children Entertained In The Digital World
Mar26

Keeping Children Entertained In The Digital World

Anyone who has ever worked with kids for any length of time knows that keeping them entertained is vital for a smooth running day. An entertained child means a happy child. While there is a big push right now to get kids outside more, there are times when going outside just isn’t an option. How do you keep them entertained indoors? Well if more traditional games and toys don’t seem to fit the bill for that day, you can always let them...

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