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Simbla 2016: New Data-Driven Website Application Builder

2 weeks agoArts / Graphic Design : Noupe

Many homepage builders promise you to be able to create websites without requiring any knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Then you find out that this comes at the cost of having to succumb to more or less flexible premade design templates. Show More Summary

Dutch Research Project Shows Costs of Offshore Wind Can Be Reduced 40% in Ten Years

The Dutch research programme FLOW (Far and Large Offshore Wind energy) shows that a well-coordinated approach between industry, knowledge institutes and government can achieve 40% cost reduction in ten years in the offshore wind sector. In about ten to fifteen years, offshore wind should be able to manage without subsidies.

The cost of "wait and see" - three things the world needs from the World Humanitarian summit

Flooding in Hanoi. Photo: OCHA By Stephen O'Brien and Elhadj As Sy The premise is simple: investing in national and local skills, systems and knowledge to build resilience and preparedness will save lives, cut costs and preserve hard-won development gains. Show More Summary

The absurd cost of becoming a doctor

I start this article with a disclaimer: I am not here to comment on the decreasing salaries of physicians or the knowledge that I will never get paid the way the prior generation of doctors got paid. It is hard for me (and the American public) to feel bad for anybody making more than $200,000 […]

The Average Cost of an American Wedding May Surprise You

It's common knowledge that weddings are tough on the bank account - what you may not know, however, is just how much of a hit your/your parents' funds will take. Value Penguin outlines the average cost of tying the knot in America, and...Show More Summary

Here's How Much More It Really Costs to Be a Woman Than a Man

A few years ago, I worked for a company where it was common knowledge that employees of a certain level made a specific (very low) salary. I had to be strict with my budget and monitor it closely, but I hadn't thought about exactly how strict I personally had to be until a male coworker said to me he didn't think the salary was that bad. Show More Summary

Here's How Much More It Really Costs to Be Woman Than a Man

A few years ago, I worked for a company where it was common knowledge that employees of a certain level made a specific (very low) salary. I had to be strict with my budget and monitor it closely, but I hadn't thought about exactly how strict I personally had to be until a male coworker said to me he didn't think the salary was that bad. Show More Summary

Building a New HR Team Without Breaking the Bank

As soon as you hire your first employee, you need HR knowledge. As the number of employees at your company grows, you’ll need a whole HR team. That may sound ridiculous to a business leader looking to save on costs: After all, if you have 50 employees under your roof, it makes no sense to […]

Dementia care at home: Raising knowledge, confidence to improve quality, decrease costs

The Dementia Symptom Management at Home (DSM-H) program was developed to help home healthcare agencies to improve the quality of care they provide to patients living with dementia (PLWD) and reduce caregiver stress and burnout.

Dementia Care at Home: Raising Healthcare Providers' Knowledge and Confidence to Improve Quality and Decrease Costs

NYU Hartford researchers recently developed the Dementia Symptom Management at Home (DSM-H) program to help home healthcare agencies to improve the quality of care they provide to patients living with dementia (PLWD) and reduce caregiver stress and burnout.

Dementia care at home: Raising knowledge and confidence to improve quality and decrease costs

Over two thirds or the home health care population consists of adults over the age of 65, approximately 36% have some form of cognitive impairment, including dementia. According to the Institute of Medicine, the number of home health care (HHC) providers qualified to properly care for the older adults, including those with dementia, is inadequate. read more

2016 Super Bowl: Terrell Owens' Southern accent nearly costs him in trivia

Terrell Owens, a man who resides in the top-3 all-time in career receiving yards and receiving touchdowns, decides to join SB Nation four a round of Answer the Question to show off his knowledge of food, Coldplay, and Peyton Manning impersonations.

We’re not sure we’d take this bet about fracking and oil

We should make it clear that we have absolutely no expertise in, nor even knowledge of, the various costs associated with the different methods of extracting conventional and fracked oil. However, we do know some bits about the wider world in general and that makes us think that we probably wouldn’t take the bet that […]

Toshiba asks financial firms to help with UK nuclear project cost -sources

By Kentaro Hamada and Taro Fuse TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp is asking Japanese financial institutions to help fund a nuclear project in northwest England, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said, as the conglomerate seeks ways to ease its financial burden after a $1.3 billion accounting scandal. Show More Summary

"Shocking And Incredible": IG Slams DOD For "Having No Knowledge" About $800 Million Program

By now most have heard of the infamous gas station in Sheberghan, northern Afghanistan which "cost" the U.S. Department of Defense nearly $43 million to build, even though its real cost was only $500,000. This "world's most expensive...Show More Summary

Report: ESPN To Cut 350 Jobs

9 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Walt Disney Co.’s ESPN sports network, confronting rising programming costs and a loss of viewers, plans to eliminate as many as 350 positions, about 4.3 percent of its workforce, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The...Show More Summary

Report: ESPN Set to Announce 350 Layoffs

“Walt Disney Co.’s ESPN sports network, confronting rising programming costs and a loss of viewers, plans to eliminate as many as 350 positions, about 4.3 percent of its workforce, according to people with knowledge of the matter,” reports BloombergBusiness. The...

Curated Videos for UI Designers and Digital Artists

Designers love to hear other designers share their knowledge and tidbits of advice regarding the design indusry. You can hear this stuff at conferences, but those cost a lot of money and travel time. The natural alternative would be videos posted online. Show More Summary

To Stop Climate Change, We Must Grow Movements of Moral Force

Today, from Syria to California, climate change is costing us lives and livelihood. The headlines are new, but our knowledge of the problem is not. The Nixon administration was warned about climate change in 1969, and fossil fuel companies and the U.S. Show More Summary

Irrational ignorance.

There’s a behavioral trait referred to as “rational ignorance.” It occurs when the cost of acquiring knowledge is greater than the benefit derived from that knowledge. And so we simply don’t bother. Let’s say you’re driving to a meeting and you’re low on gas. It’s rational to pull into the first station you see. And to be ignorant of the prices at […]

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