misc: May Is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month - 05/07/09 01:09 PM
 

 
 
May Is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Not many people know about May being Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) even I didn't know until some one told me last week.
Well here's to being cultured and learning...
The whole month of May is to commemorate the contributions of people of Asian and Pacific Islander descent in the United States.
Congress passed this even in 1978 to coincide with the anniversary dates of the first Japanese immigrants in America on May 7, 1843 and the completion of the transcontinental railroad (by many Chinese laborers) on May 10, 1869.
In … (1 comments)

misc: Perception Is Key In Delivering Successful Results - 04/13/09 11:23 AM
 

 
Do you see a Old Woman or a Young Woman in this picture?
Many of you have seen this picture before and there is no right or wrong answer.  We see what we want to see or believe.  Both women are actually shown here and it's up to you whether you want it to be a Young Woman, Old Woman or both.
 
I think, Therefore I am........
I have done a couple presentations these past few weeks and when talking about Technology and Change, some recipients tend to speak like this
"I am too old for this … (8 comments)

misc: Bloggers Unite. Blog For A Cause. Blog Action Day Oct 15 2008. - 09/28/08 04:53 PM

 
 
Blog Action Day October 15th 2008  (http://blogactionday.org/)
Blog Action Day is an annual nonprofit event that aims to unite the world’s bloggers, podcasters and videocasters, to post about the same issue on the same day. Their aim is to raise awareness and trigger a global discussion.
 
The Purpose Of Blog Action Day  [Video here] 
The goal is to create a world wide awareness on a different topic each year through the power of blogging.  Blogs are a great promotion, communicator and resource of information.  What better way to help promote this years topic by contributing a … (20 comments)

misc: What is a #Hashtag? Is #Hashtags Dying? Twitter Search Wins? - 09/28/08 02:44 PM
What the heck is a #Hashtag?
Ever notice in Twitter World that people have been using "#" signs in front of "Keywords" or "Groups" or "Locations" ?
Well these so called # groups are called "Hashtags" what is a hash tag you may ask?
Hashtags are used to create real time track records of creating groups on twitter. Placing the # sign in front of keywords or targeted groups, makes it easier to track all conversations in the twitter timeline via search.
Hashtags were most notable during the San Diego forest fires in 2007 when Nate Ritter used the hashtag "#sandiegofire" … (43 comments)

misc: 10 Tips National College Savings Month - 09/25/08 03:09 PM
September is National College Savings Month
 

To help families plan and prepare for the future, the U.S. Congress has declared the month of September National College Savings Month.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, college costs are increasing at a rate of 8 percent per year. Children today will face college costs that are three to four times what they cost now.
The goal is to promote the idea that it is never too early to start saving for college.
 
Keep the change savings - Check with your bank about special and unique savings programs.  I have … (9 comments)

misc: Wedding Proposal 2.0 - 08/25/08 04:32 PM

 
No don't Adjust your computer screen, that is Google's Map Street View and that is a guy holding up a sign proposing to his lover Leslie.
This was hyped up via Digg 2 days ago and tweeted all over Twitter.  Because well its a pretty cool idea.
Digg link found here
Google Map Link found here
The new online age of 2.0 is coming at us fast.
Just 2 months ago I witnessed a Twitter Proposal [Article here]
This goes to show how fast and powerful web 2.0 and an agressive online age is here.
1.)  Tweet / Blog … (8 comments)

misc: 08-08-08 Fun Tidbits About Today - 08/08/08 03:18 PM
Today is an interesting day marking the calendars as August 8th 2008 or 08-08-2008 or 888 in short.
 
So whats the scoop behind these numbers?
 
Remember 2 years ago when it was June 6th 2006 (666) ? That was an interesting day too.
 
So doing some research I mainly found some interesting tidbits with this date.
 
1st Reference: (Austin Powers)
When Dr. Evil and his son Scotty Evil were talking about Fat B@stard.
SCOTTY EVIL: Dad, why does Fat B@stard have warpaint on his face and an 888 on his forehead? DR. EVIL: Scotty, I assume yoy … (13 comments)

 

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