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Whoops - I accidentally learnt some German

I was fascinated to hear about a language education web site called Duolingo.com. According to last week’s New Scientist (2nd Feb 2013) magazine, it has been found that “students [using Duolingo.com] needed an average of 34 hours to learn the equivalent of what is covered in the first semester of a university Spanish course”.
Naturally, I was intrigued [...]

Seven Step Plan On How To Create Great Business Ideas

When coming up with ideas, Walt Disney set up three distinct rooms; One to create the most fantastical ideas he could, the second to re-examine those ideas from a practical point of view and the third to shoot holes in the ideas he came up with. More recently, entrepreneur Sir Eric Peacock, founder of Babygro, [...]

Distributed Management Task Force Releases OVF 1.0 Standard

OVF standard offers platform independence in virtualized environments; new white paper helps enable industry adoption
The Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF), the industry organization bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on systems management standards development, validation, promotion and adoption, today announced the release of version 1.0 of its Open Virtualization Format (OVF) standard. The updated [...]

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