Over the past few years I’ve developed a Social Velocity library of books, step-by-step guides, and webinars. My hope is that these tools can make the concepts I use with my consulting clients accessible to smaller and start up nonprofits who aren’t ready for or interested in a customized approach. Show More Summary
Ecosystems provide for a plethora of human needs, from nutritious food, to timber, fiber and fuel. Yet, over the past 50 years, humans have degraded ecosystems more rapidly than in any comparable period in history. While these changes...Show More Summary
Water challenges, climate change, and other such issues are changing the business operating context like nothing we've ever seen before. Future-oriented companies are beginning to consider and account for impacts - with the plan of out-competing...Show More Summary
Windows 10 is set to mark a sea change in the way Microsoft’s OS works, but even the modern-looking Windows 8.1 carries a bunch of legacy tools and apps that you may not know about. One of those is the Task Scheduler, a built-in utility enabling you to automate a multitude of tasks with no additional software required. Read more...
Google Webmaster Tools has a new name: it's now called Google Search Console. Why change the name? "It turns out that the traditional idea of the 'webmaster' reflects only some of you. We have all kinds of Webmaster Tools fans: hobbyists,...Show More Summary
After nearly 10 years of being known as Google Webmaster Tools the search giant has decided to rebrand one of its more popular web-based services: say hello to Google Search Console. This change comes as a result of user feedback — only...Show More Summary
The breath is the perfect, natural object of mediation -- it's the most readily accessible and powerful tool we have. Although our breath is under autonomic control, we can consciously influence it. We can change the rhythm, deepen it and hold it, but if we don't pay attention, it will take on a rhythm of its own. Show More Summary
Chronic pain is known to cause brain anatomy changes and impairments, but yoga can be an important tool for preventing or even reversing the effects of chronic pain on the brain. M. Catherine Bushnell, PhD, scientific director, Division of Intramural Research, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, NIH, explains that many chronic pain patients […]
Sea ice thickness remains one of the hardest climate parameters to measure and monitor, although improving satellite technology is providing scientists with new tools.
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It's not always easy to change habits and your lifestyle, even if it's something you need to do. In the case of helping a parent or loved one to continue living at home while recovering or aging, there are tools at hand that can ease the burden of a child and a professional caregiver. Technology is not only about searching for information or games. Show More Summary
This is a small tool getting history for a path in a given local git repository and exporting it using RazorTemplatesThe tool get all the changes between revisions or to a revision of a local git repository and pass the commits to a Razor template which then outputs the result in a given file. The c
Chronic pain is known to cause brain anatomy changes and impairments, but yoga can be an important tool for preventing or even reversing the effects of chronic pain on the brain, according to a National Institutes of Health (NIH) official speaking at the American Pain Society's annual meeting today, www.americanpainsociety.org.
Fingerprints were first used for identification in ancient China and Babylonia to mark business deals and correspondence. Though they were studied extensively in the intervening years, their value as a crime-solving tool wasn’t embraced until the 1880s — and it wasn’t until 1892, in Argentina, that they nailed their first murderer. Read more...
While most applications do not benefit from changing the visual appearance (skins) at runtime, it is a valuable tool during the design phase of the project. There are two levels of visual changes for Swing applications – switching to a different look-and-feel by using the UIManager.setLookAndFeel call, or switching to a different skin in the […]
Starting Tuesday, Google has made Map Maker unavailable for editing. Recently, edits have been subject to a “manual review process” in an effort to curb “escalated attacks to spam Google Maps.” A series of attacks prompted the change, the highest profile being a peeing Android mascot on the map of Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Show More Summary
Google has deactivated a tool that let users make changes to Google Maps, after an image of an Android "droid" mascot urinating on the Apple logo appeared in the application's maps, Search Engine Land reports. The digital graffiti looked like this: With Map Maker, users can make edits to Google Maps. Show More Summary
Remember Flickr? The last big update the site received dates back to 2013 when it upgraded free accounts to 1 TB of storage and introduced several other changes to the site. In a blog post entitled "It's finally easy to upload, access, organize, edit, and share any photo you've ever taken" Flickr announced the next […] Ghacks needs you. Show More Summary
Yahoo Small Business, which aims to get small businesses up and running on the Web, debuted in the 1990s and has grown into a comprehensive resource. Yahoo says its platform offers a wide variety of tools designed to help small businesses create a website or eCommerce site. Whether you require a domain name or business...
California is at a crossroads. Sacramento continues to get failing grades for transparency. Our state government is not taking advantage of tech tools developed locally that are changing the world. But, there's a bill with strong bipartisan...Show More Summary