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Virtual Teams Expected to Grow with Technology

Virtual Teams Expected to Grow with Technology

Alex Carmichael takes a look at virtual workplaces, cyber communication, and its pivotal role in business promotion. Savvy business owners know that one of the keys to success is getting the right people in place. There was a time when your hiring base was limited to the people living in your own city. Over the years, [...]

Get a Bang from Your Social Media

Get a Bang from Your Social Media

Having a profile on Facebook, Twitter, or Linked-In does not automatically create a social media presence for an individual or a business.  A common practice is to put up a website, create social media profiles, and then assume people will find and purchase the product or service.  And WALA! >>  Like some sort of magical [...]

Exploring the World of ‘E’

Exploring the World of ‘E’

Exploring the World of ‘E’   E-Business has become the foundation for this economy, and the way companies must do business in order o see their business grow. Now for those who are sick of being given statistics and ‘blather’ that actually sounds like nothing more than…blather, e-business is very simply the “application of information [...]

The Information Economy Comes to Fruition

The Information Economy Comes to Fruition

The Information Economy Comes to Fruition   People have said it; journalists have remarked upon the social media phenomena  for the last decade – but what began as something of a hesitant ‘wait and see’ type gamble is now absolute reality. In fact, even though America is trying desperately to ‘get back to work,’ back [...]

Hire a Social Media Manager? Why?

Hire a Social Media Manager? Why?

Hire a Social Media Manager? Why?   Social Media Managers and Agency’s have become as big a ‘must-have’ in this day and age as oxygen. And there are a number of reasons why.   A Social Media Manager is quite literally a skilled agency or individual that must have an almost overabundance of skills in [...]

Alien-Life Hunters Focus on Moons in Outer Solar System

Alien-Life Hunters Focus on Moons in Outer Solar System

The solar system’s spotted bully and its ringed sidekick are holding some tantalizing treasures in their gravitational clutches. Circling Jupiter and Saturn are more than a hundred moons, including some of the most promising hosts for extraterrestrial life in the solar system. But not every one of these moons is an equal opportunity extraterrestrial petri [...]

Rover Sets Down in Complex Maneuver

Rover Sets Down in Complex Maneuver

Curiosity has phoned home from the dusty surface of Mars. Radio signals and images received at 10:32 p.m. PDT on August 5 by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory confirm that the rover has reached Mars’ Gale Crater, Curiosity’s intended destination after an 8.5-month journey of 567 million kilometers. Scientists and engineers packed into the JPL mission [...]

Days Before Curiosity’s Planned Martian Landing

Days Before Curiosity’s Planned Martian Landing

Though nearly empty Thursday afternoon, mission control at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratorywill be packed with more than 100 people when the Mars rover Curiosity is set to touch down this Sunday, August 5. But for now, the control room is quiet, illuminated by a dim, soothing blue light. Data and images flash across the enormous screens [...]

The Lab Head Speaks Days Before The Mars Science Laboratory’s Scheduled Landing

The Lab Head Speaks Days Before The Mars Science Laboratory’s Scheduled Landing

Charles Elachi is busy this Friday morning. It’s three days before the Curiosity rover is set to land on Mars, and the director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory is cheerfully making tracks between a NASA social media event and his office on JPL’s campus. Elachi has been at JPL for 42 years: He came to Caltech [...]

Mars Mission Will Probe Red Planet’s Past, Present

Mars Mission Will Probe Red Planet’s Past, Present

If, late in the evening of August 5, NASA’s Curiosity rover survives what might be the most daring interplanetary touchdown in history, the six-wheeled robot will find itself in a dramatic landscape ripe with research opportunities: Gale Crater, an enormous basin with a 5-kilometer-tall mountain in the middle, called Mount Sharp. There, Curiosity will look [...]