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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

... All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovs... ...elovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-review.org/authorarchi... ...(musical) The musical "Chicago" won 6 Academy awards (Oscars) in March 2003. It is based on the true story of Belva Gaertner and Beulah Annan, two ... ...ompetition. Less than one quarter of southern families owned slaves in 1861. Slave-based, mainly cotton raising, enterprises, were so profitable th... ...the San Francisco tremor of 1906 was 8.3 (as was the earthquake in the Mississippi Valley in 1811), and both the Alaskan quake of 1964 and the Sout... .... Microchip production utilizes 160 times the amount of energy needed to make mere silicon. Thousands of chemicals are used in the process, some of... ...954 and The Nobel prize for Peace in 1962. http://www.nobel.se/ Nokia Some companies have at least nine lives, it would seem. Nokia was fou... ... in his campaign, when it signified "Old Kinderhook", his birthplace in the Hudson Valley. There are numerous other etymologies attributing OK t... ...ing the presidency of Warren G. Harding. It involved the secret leasing to private companies of oil-containing tracts owned by the Navy, mainly in ...

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Hawaii Business Magazine-Special Apec Edition

By: Apec Hawaii Host Committee

... and earth science and technology Our Ownership Hawaii Business is printed in Hawai‘i by Hagadone Printing Company on post-consumer recycled paper us... ...offset by carbon credits. is part of This special edition of was produced in cooperation with the APEC 2011 Hawai‘i Host Committee. PUBLISHER David ... ...s 13 APEC 2011 · HAWAII BUSINESS RESOURCE LIST Contact information for companies and agencies in this magazine CLEAN ENERGY Cellana www.cellana.co... ...nique test-bed for clean, renewable energy.” It’s no wonder that energy companies in Hawai‘i have jumped quickly from great ideas to commercial s... ...subsidiary of a Fortune Global 500 energy and manufacturing conglomerate based in China. Sopogy and Hoku Solar exemplify how innovative technologi... ...AII BUSINESS Forest City Enterprises Inc. (NYSE: FCEA) is a U.S. mainland-based company that owns, develops and manages commercial and residential ... ...activated carbon, KAUA‘I COUNTY WINNER TREX ADVANCED MATERIALS “Growing” Silicon Carbide for Global Optics very few companies in the world grow s... ...es because the patented material – called Trex chemical vapor composite silicon carbide (CVC SiC) – is engineered with a stress-free grain struct... ...t stretched from the mountain to the sea, delineated by mountain ridges, valley walls and streams. Each ahupua‘a was managed as a single unit. Ac...

Hawaii Business Magazine in tribute to the APEC meeting of 2011.

...cean and Earth sciences -- 48 Turning Science Into Practical Inventions -- 56 Winners of the Hawai‘i Business Innovation Showcase -- 60 Breakthroughs in Health and Medicine -- 68 Hawai‘I Diversity Ideal for Medical Research -- 74 Perfect Place for Global Meetings -- 78 Checklist for Your Next Conference -- 82 Sustainability, Harmony Built Into Hawaiian Culture -- 86 What A...

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Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies

By: Sam Vaknin

...ts reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – writ... ... A Medium or a Message? http://samvak.tripod.com/internet.html World in Conflict and Transition http://samvak.tripod.com/guide.html ... ...free substitutes to every information product, no matter how superior. Web based media companies (such as Salon and Britannica.com) have been experim... ...tes to every information product, no matter how superior. Web based media companies (such as Salon and Britannica.com) have been experimenting with p... ... Sam Vaknin Are content brokers - publishers, distributors, and record companies - a thing of the past? In one word: disintermediation The... ...ly given a bad name to whole segments of the industry (e.g., small, or web-based publishers). Consumers - inundated, disappointed and exhausted - wil... ...exclusively cater to the needs of a highly idiosyncratic group of people (Silicone Valley geeks and nerds). The assumption that the USA (let alone th... ...ly cater to the needs of a highly idiosyncratic group of people (Silicone Valley geeks and nerds). The assumption that the USA (let alone the rest of... ... nerds). The assumption that the USA (let alone the rest of the world) is Silicone Valley writ large proved to be calamitous to the industry. In...

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And Gulliver Returns Book III : A Visit to Kino

By: Bob Oconnor

... 1 . “. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS” --In Search of Utopia-- Book 3 My Visit to Kino A Modern S... ...odern Sino-Province 2 “. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS” --In Search of Utopia-- BOOK 3 MY VISIT TO KINO by Lemuel Gull... ...opia. Kino has had the opportunity to experiment in a modern “society based” society. That is, the rights of the society as a whole, rather tha... ...ts.‟ It makes me wonder if these individual „rights‟, that are generally based on individual selfishness rather than the social good, are at least... ...illions of peasants tending their rice paddies on the hillsides and in the valleys. In less than four decades these people had risen from a backward... ...hrough computer programs. Since there is no monetary incentive to sue rich companies it is not done. It is the job of the government to legislate awa... ...rs pay a good part of the research costs of new drugs. When pharmaceutical companies bid for a whole country, as they do in countries with socialize... ...earch for producing cheaper energy and cheaper water. We experimented with silicon, orgasmic polymer, quantum dot and other more effective substance...

...ine and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even some wars. In the year 2020 Commander Lemuel Gulliver XVI returns from a twenty year odyssey around the solar system, searching for sites where the world's excess people can be re-located. He found none. On his return he vows to search ...

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The Future of the Internet : And How to Stop It

By: Jonathan Zittrain

...tion, visit www.caravanbooks.org. The cover was designed by Ivo van der Ent, based on his winning entry of an open competition at www.worth1000.com. C... ...ect to the exception immediately following, this book may not be reproduced, in whole or in part, including illustrations, in any form (beyond that co... .... It can be accessed through the author’s Web site at http://www.jz.org. Set in Adobe Garamond type by The Composing Room of Michigan, Inc. Printed in... ...the Generative Net 14 The business world took up PCs slowly—who could blame companies for ignoring something called “personal computer”? In the early... ...ators, and relational databases put index cards and more sophisticated paper-based filing systems to shame. 15 Entirely new applications like video ga... ...In such a world, people would use smart typewriters for word processing from companies like Brother: all-in-one units with integrated screens and prin... ...the market. The adults quickly hacked the Lego engines and made them better. Silicon Valley firms then banned Legos as a drain on employee productivity... ...et. The adults quickly hacked the Lego engines and made them better. Silicon Valley firms then banned Legos as a drain on employee productivity. Lego w... ...because much of its development has occurred in West Coast locations such as Silicon Valley, California, and Redmond, Washington. This code has been c...

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Cyclopedia of Economics

By: Sam Vaknin

... All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovs... ... and Musings: http://philosophos.tripod.com The Silver Lining – Ethical Dilemmas in Modern Films http://samvak.tripod.com/film.html Download f... ... from human psychology and, thus, from reality. Managers will always rob blind the companies they run. They will always manipulate boards to collud... ...ps such as the Animal Liberation Front, the Earth Liberation Front and the Britain-based SHAC, or Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty, are 'way out in f... ...ou are invested, the less likely you are to reap the dividenda of survival. Indeed, based on actuary tables, it becomes increasingly less rational t... ...empirically fixed at 10% of the market in any one good or service. In other words: companies should be encouraged to capture up to 10% of their mar... ...ragment into urban islands: gated communities, slums, strips, technology parks and "valleys", belts, and so on. The various parts will maintain a te... ...f both astrobiology and xenobiology. The rest of the universe may be populated with silicon, or nitrogen-phosphorus based races or with information-... ...tes. We shall inherit the earth with them. Humans of flesh and blood and humans of silicon and glass. A network of old human versions and new human...

Cyclopedia of issues in economics analyzed through the prism of the economies of countries in transition, emerging markets, and developing countries.

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

... All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovs... ... and Musings: http://philosophos.tripod.com The Silver Lining – Ethical Dilemmas in Modern Films http://samvak.tripod.com/film.html Download f... ... from human psychology and, thus, from reality. Managers will always rob blind the companies they run. They will always manipulate boards to collud... ...ps such as the Animal Liberation Front, the Earth Liberation Front and the Britain-based SHAC, or Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty, are 'way out in f... ...ou are invested, the less likely you are to reap the dividenda of survival. Indeed, based on actuary tables, it becomes increasingly less rational t... ...empirically fixed at 10% of the market in any one good or service. In other words: companies should be encouraged to capture up to 10% of their mar... ...ragment into urban islands: gated communities, slums, strips, technology parks and "valleys", belts, and so on. The various parts will maintain a te... ...f both astrobiology and xenobiology. The rest of the universe may be populated with silicon, or nitrogen-phosphorus based races or with information-... ...tes. We shall inherit the earth with them. Humans of flesh and blood and humans of silicon and glass. A network of old human versions and new human...

...Cyclopedia of issues in modern philosophy: The philosophy of science and religion, the cognitive sciences, cultural studies, aesthetics, art and literature, the philosophy of economics, the philosophy of psychology, and ethics....

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