They don't hang around that Houston PR crowd. With a one day turnaround, they disclose what's safer for your press release success as their research lists Reach Out as top of the ten most annoying pieces of jargon in order of irritation (from the most irritating to the slightly less so).
Gaberlunzie was ruminating on the fact that while women may lag in IT they are holding their own as makars and poets. The nack might be to claim code can produce beautiful poems to lure the girls into joining the men's code games
January 1st, or February 8th are respectively Europe’s New Year gateway and that of China. Gaberlunzie is pondering the Edinburgh Hogmanay 2016/17 alert at a time when one of only four living Yangtze giant softshell turtles, Cu Rua has died and is being mourned.
If the Oxford English Dictionaries Word of the year is emoji, that smiley or weepy face or pictograph, which Gaberlunzie think is far superior with Android access and has just added to his Chrome browser. He reckons that in 2016 the word that will be among the favourites has got to be threeding (3Ding doesn’t hack it somehow!) - for networks and VR computing. But he is of the persuasion that "hangry" is one of the best moderns!
Gaberlunzie was enchanted by the British Museum’s curious but resonant juxtaposition of Celtic art against Egypt’s faith, especially where “Neil McGregor’s last hurrah gets close to solving the mystery of religion itself.”
One of Gaberlunzie's favourite Watch-out-for is Tracking Retractions (a window into scientificy process) It's current story is one of those unbelievable charmers as it discovers Romanian law shortens jail time for prisoners who write books. (But this may be for the chop).
Gaberlunzie pondering the press room of the corporates, increasingly sees that Press & Publicity Offices are now pure internet locations in the speed-need guises of longer than 140 words4FlutteryTwittery, Facebooklets, LinkedIns&outs, Pinterestsupandown, Snapsomechat, YouTubeWho?, InstaGOgram, and Google.
It’s never a dull life when you stand up for education!” writes Concert pianist James Rhodes. “We received some great news just before Christmas, the Government has agreed to keep funding music education hubs in England with £75 million of ring-fenced funding. But wait for it: creative arts are now to be squeezed out of the education system!
Gaberlunzie is interested that Google sees 2016 as a bird's egg and hasn't managed to include the year of the monkey! As the editor muttered "late new year things to get" and vanished, Gaberlunzie is only hanging around to get up the page that wishes all Compute Scotland readers the best of every technology in 2016 and a very happy year, to boot!!
South Africa's President FW De Klerk has criticises a campaign to remove a statue of Cecil Rhodes from Oxford University's Oriel College. He says South Africa's white Afrikaner population had many reasons to dislike Rhodes but "never thought of removing his name from our history.”
Holyrood’s decision to define a ‘Scot’ as someone “born in Scotland” is very understandably accused of “outdated ethnic nationalism.” For some, the true definition of a Scot, in earlier generations, was simply ownership of “lairs” and the entitlement to be entombed in Scottish sanctified burial grounds.
Gaberlunzie has had an absolutely hair-raising three hours..started at 10am and finished at 13.32 trying to pay Edinburgh Council for his parking permit. He variously equipped himself slowly with his expiring permit council tax number, his car registration number and it’s various pollution emissions and engine sizes numbers only to find that his whole block was missing in the pull-down!
Gaberlunzie offers you the link to immemorial and outstanding photographs of the year as culled by the New York Times, which declares: THIS was the year of the great unraveling, with international orders and borders challenged or broken, with thousands of deaths, vast flows of migrants and terrorist attacks on some of the most cherished symbols of civilization, both Western and Muslim.
In Glasgow one of the top music night clubs has been closed by Glagow's Licensing Boar. Down south in Brixton, business and shops have six months to vacate premises for compulsory regeneration. Save the Arches is becomes a UK motif that is attracting a huge following.
With only 10 days to countdown the Leith based LEWIS digital and design agency suggests you forget the traditional Christmas card, this year and join its clients and social media followers to a challenging game of digital charades.
Scotland's leading professions are dominated by people from privileged backgrounds, according to a major new report which has been described as a "wake-up call" and perhaps a “wake-up call” for better education in the Scotland’s other schools and resolute work to allow women through the glass ceiling.
A £3.5m ancient music research project records the Celt’s carnyx and the University of Huddersfield. Already winning major awards for its research and origins of advanced contemporary music, is now also playing a key role rediscovering the sounds from the distant past and presenting them to modern audiences.
Gaberlunzie fell over " Report a call or text today." Every complaint helps in the fight against nuisance calls & texts. The tool is powered by Which? It helps determine whom you should report nuisance calls & texts to, automatically issuing a complaint on your behalf, subject to your approval.
Gaberlunzie is overwhelmed by both 'Back to the Future!' not to mention Nesta's Digital City index.eu which completely ignores Scotland, despite Virgin and Oxford Economics indicating Scottish digital en route to overtake London!! Back to the future might well be the best place to go and get less giddy!!
Gaberlunzie was intrigued by Search Engine Academy’s Ross Barefoot’s tale of "Hiding in the Shadows of Penguin" where he describes what he believe to be a case study in negative SEO. However he doesn’t have the “proof of the pudding,” or the “the smoking gun” and can’t tie the activity he describes to a “perpetrator”.
During the 2015 statutory bathing season (all of 107 days from 1 June to 15 September), SEPA monitored Scotland's 84 official EU designated bathing waters. These run alphabetically from from Aberdour (Silversands) graded Excellent through to Yellow Craig graded poor.
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