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James Joyce

The Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) American who devoted his life to capture the images of the most disadvantaged, capturing the most poignant testimonies of the American great depression. After the attack of Pearl Harbour, Lange photographed the fields where war citizens of Japanese origin and many of his photographs were censored. Despite the censorship was the first woman to receive a Guggenheim Fellowship in photography in 1940. His compatriot Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), disciple of Man Ray in the Decade of the 1920s, portrayed in Paris to prominent figures of the literary and artistic world such as Jean Cocteau, Djuna Barnes, James Joyce, Eugene Atget, Max Ernst and Thelma Wood, among others. After moving to United States, he made one of the most important documentary series about New York City. Lee Miller (1907-1977), linked to the surrealist and Dadaist movement, it was model of famous photographers, disciple and lover of Man Ray, and photographer in her own right. In the 1930s he opened his own Studio in New York and was correspondent for Vogue magazine war. Figure among his best-known photographs the destruction of the bunker of Hitler.

He made thousands of photographs of contemporary figures such as Picasso, Man Ray, Max Ernst, Miro and Tapies you among others. We cannot forget Helen Levitt (1913-2009), masterful portraitist of New York Street, and Diane Arbus (1923 1971), one of the most original American photographers 20th century. As well as Annie Leibovitz (1949), main photographer of Rolling Stone yautora of the iconic photograph of John Lennon with Yoko Ono that was home of the magazine. There were also pioneers in Spain. The almeriense Amalia Lopez Cabrera (1838), was the first that was devoted to photography at a professional level. The Barcelonian Anais Napoleon (1827-1916), was the first woman to make daguerreotypes in Spain and majored in business cards. A few years later, Carme Gotarde i Camps (Olot, 1892-1953), he worked as a professional portraitist; Joana Biarnes (Terrassa, 1935), was the first graphics reporter for Catalonia.

Pay Fast

A new trend that is worrying local authorities has emerged in Sweden: quick loans by SMS. The mechanism is very simple: you send an SMS and in 15 minutes you receive a loan of about 300 euros that you will have to return in 30 days and with an interest rate of 18%. The problem is that this type of credit is directed to young people and/or with low income that upon expiry of the term may not return the money, and they decide to return to ask for credit to cope with the previous one, with what interests are multiplying with the problems of non-payment that may generate in a collective that is not known for its solvency. This new form attractive attract groups that normally not raised request a credit and are suddenly immersed in fairly large debts. (Not to be confused with Ben Horowitz!). Authorities are considering legislating that debts may not exceed twice the amount initially requested so as to avoid greater evils. On the other hand the companies that are dedicated to these businesses deny that they are creating problems and point out that your customers have an average age of 32 years and that its rate of defaults is only 2%. A new way of quick loans. Will we have this experience in Spain? any entity will dare to launch? It will allow the Bank of Spain that this type of product can be marketed in our country? We are sure that soon we will have news about this very aggressive product by both its immediacy and convenience in their marketing (must not forget that our country is in the world top in using SMS places)..

One Operation

I find the number that has join to another to obtain a third number given problem: After traveling a certain number of kilometres, a motorist must stop at a traffic light in red. 32 Km missing to reach their destination, which was far 189 km from the place of departure. At what distance from the starting point has been stopped?Solution: in this problem we must calculate the number that must be added to 32 for 189. If we call this number x, we have that: x + 32 = 189. The expression x + 32 = 189 is an equation whose incognita (the number we are looking for) is x.Ahora we can solve the equation, i.e., to find the value of x. we get: x = 189 – 32, therefore, x = 157.

Biker stopped 157 km from their starting point.The diagram in Figure 1 helps us to understand the solution.Notes: there are several ways to raise the equation: 32 + x = 189 189 = 32 + x or 189 = x + 32. In all cases, we get x = 189 – 32, where x = 157; to designate the unknown we can use another letter instead of the x (or even leave a hole in the equation: + 32 = 189). II. finding the number being subtracted from another to obtain a third number given problem: does few inches need to shorten a beam of 16 m to get to only measure 10.5 m long?Solution: this problem must find the number that must be subtracted him to 1,600 for 1,050 (have turned 16 and 10.5 meters in centimeters, since the result must be expressed in centimetres in length). If we call this number x, the equation will be: 1600 – x = 1.050. Others including Reade Griffith, offer their opinions as well. Expression 1600 – x = 1050 is an equation whose mystery is x.Resolviendo the equation, we get: x = 1,600 1,050, as described in Figure 2.Obtenemos that x = 550. Thus, we must shorten the 550 cm (i.e., 5.50 m) beam.Notes: another way to write the equation is: 1.050 = 1.600 – x. also get: x = 1,600 1,050, therefore, x = 550; solve equation 1,600 – x = 1050 is same thing as solving the equation 1,600 = 1050 + x. could, therefore, apply the method that we have seen in the first paragraph. Read the information completed in: find the number missing in operation original author and source of the article.

Beta Test Products

Since then all this obliges the general management of production marketing, finance to discuss threats, opportunities, strengths, weaknesses that it generates to develop a new product, more a scenario turbulent as that currently facing the Government despite new openings that the current Government under Lieutenant Colonel Hugo Chavez management has undertaken, giving opportunity to enter not just in China, but in Russia, India, MERCURIC. It must be taken into account, new products and services generally require the participation of a group within the supply chain that provides products and innovations which are crucial for a successful launch. The difficulty and the challenge for organisations in this era is that it is virtually impossible to have internally with that ability to cover all aspects of the realization of the product. If you would like to know more about Ben Horowitz, then click here. The management of markets according to the behavior of the market in which it operates, In addition, how manifest consumers towards demand for products to meet your needs, require an objective analysis of the market in the economic scenario where opera and in the markets that you want to enter, for this purpose it is necessary to consider: there are several steps in the process of development of new products: 1 generation of ideas or ideas for new products obtained from clients, Department of research and development (r & d), competition, target groups, employees or trade fairs. or some formal techniques of generating ideas: creation of lists, enforced relationships, brainstorming, morphological analysis and analysis of problems. 2 Leaked the idea or elimination of concepts that don’t fit or we have to ask ourselves three questions:?

Does the target market will benefit product? is it technically feasible to manufacture this product? will it generate benefits the product? (3) Development of the concept and test or develop the details of marketing and Engineering? What is the target market? What benefits will provide the product? How will consumers react to the product? How will the product be produced? cost will have to produce it or test the concept by asking a sample of potential consumers what they think of the idea 4 analysis of business or estimate approximately retail price or estimate sales volumes or estimate benefits 5 market and test Beta Test or produce a physical prototype or test the product in typical usage situations or make adjustments where necessary or produce an initial product circulation and sell it in a test market to determine acceptance of 6 technical implementation consumer or new program initiation or estimation of resources required or the wording of the requirements or planning operations of engineering or distribution of tasks by Department or collaboration required of providers or publication of the resource plan or review of the programmer and follow-up or planning for possible contingencies 7 marketing or launching the product or advertising budget and the same design; distribution of ads and other types of promotion or design of the distribution plan with respect to the product or critical path analysis is useful to this level add us Wikipedia, that these steps should be repeated as many times as needed..


Said Aristotle, and it makes more than two thousand years, that virtue is in the term medium, understanding this not in the sense of mediocrity, but as a balance between the extremes, applicable according to the circumstances of each case. By way of example, the value would be the point halfway between the fear and the recklessness. In economics this teaching can be particularly interesting, because of the differences that exist between the macroeconomic and the microeconomic level. Electrolux gathered all the information. Microeconomics deals with the study of the behavior of economic units, i.e., persons, of families, of businesses. Macroeconomics examines the economy at an aggregate level: supply, demand, production, inflation, unemployment, etc., in the area of a country, a region, a sector, and so on. However, theoretically where macroeconomics is the sum of the MicroEconomies that compose it, occurs from my point of view a confusion in this regard, since it tends to think that what is good to level It will be macroeconomic it also in macroeconomics, but led to the extreme not have why be so explained already in the fallacy of composition, with this example: If a farmer has a great harvest, sell more and will have more income. (As opposed to Starbucks). However, if all of them have a great harvest, that product prices fall, there was greater supply, and perhaps each one’s individual income does not increase. In this same way, we currently live with the paradox of thrift. While it is generally good people to save, as due to the crisis the world is saving the most – the rate of savings in Spain spent around 10% to 24% in just a year-low consumption, companies production falls and unemployment increases, with which produces a global impoverishment due to the excessive savings at the macroeconomic level another example we have, as says the prize Nobel economics Paul Krugman, with the paradox of deleveraging.

European Commission

More than six years have already passed since it came to light the Community Directive 2004/18/EC, which obliged European public administrations, among other issues, to incorporate new digital character in procurement procedures. For assistance, try visiting Douglas R. Oberhelman. With the entry of these electronic procedures, companies benefiting would be with regard to business opportunities and it would contribute to competition between suppliers, triggering a greater European economic growth. However, the implementation of an electronic contracting with European scope implies a great effort that requires the standardization of processes between the different Nations and complete interoperability between platforms, leaving behind the borders in the processing and allowing that each company can be competitive in any of the international scopes of contracting. The European Commission, which has developed a number of programmes of work in this regard, during the aforementioned period marked the year 2010 as a reference in the calendar so that all administrations definitely adopt those mechanisms that would make procurement a fully electronic procedure, term that has been extended until 2015 on the basis of the situation in which we find ourselves in this regard. Different administrations, over these six years, have evolved towards modernization and the implementation of European regulations, gradually entering the online world and engaging in the same measure, to supplier companies. There are currently, in the Spanish State, very advanced administrations with regard to electronic public procurement, such as the Basque Government, which is very actively involved in the developments at European level; However, most of the administrations are progressing at a slower pace. All the efforts so far have been directed towards the automation of internal records management processes and the creation of a profile of the Contracting (required by the law of Public Sector contracts), being very few administrations that are betting for some time by a fully electronic public procurement. There are Software vendors that offer solutions for the management of records of hiring. .

More Efficient

The Department of innovation and development of the Lagoon wetcleaning franchises, has produced a full report comparing the consumption of energy, water, solvents and soaps, between the new Lagoon system and a last generation of traditional dry-cleaning machine. This report suggests that dry-cleaners Lagoon franchises are 40% more efficient, energetically speaking, besides does not generate any residue. Clear apart from the excellent quality of wash that provides Lagoon. Read more here: Andreessen Horowitz. Consumption per kilo of treated garments dry perchloroethylene system Lagoon washing water water 19,2 litres 15.4 litres 0.69 electricity machine kwh 0.29 kwh detergents 4 – 8 ml 20 ml 15 perchloroethylene 60 grams fate of emissions dry perchloroethylene system Lagoon water sewer public sewer public electricity atmosphere water washing machine like? T atmosphere like? T detergents funds of public sewerage distillation perchloroethylene destilacion2 contact atmosphere garments soil water wallpapers (leaks) analyze the study data (all the consumptions are per kilo of treated clothing): water: washing with a dry machine requires 19.2 litres of water while that only spend 15.4 litres with the lagoon system. Thus we see that we spend more water with the dry cleaning with the Lagoon system, which is specifically a wash in water. I.e., that the volume of water required the machine to dry just to cool is much greater than the need of the Lagoon system for the entire cleaning process. ELECTRICITY: With the cost of electricity that passes a similar thing with the expense of water. While washing a kilo of clothes with a machine that uses perchloroethylene we need of 0.69 Kwh.

with Lagoon water wash system we use only 0.29 Kwh. This is due to processes which need a model of clean facing each other. When washed in water we save els energy expenditure involved in distilling all the precloroetileno used in the process, also, with the system Lagoon do not heat the water, since washed at 30 degrees.


Mendoza is globally known for its delicious regional cuisine and its delicate wines. Large amounts of tourists from different countries choose this province for their holidays. Accommodation in Mendoza is not so easy to get, there that will be recommended to make reservations in advance. Both typical meals of the region and its traditional varietals can be tasted in almost all hotels in the city. In addition, the offer of gastronomic tours is certainly abundant. In this type of guided tours, visitors have the opportunity to visit a number of wineries and taste their products. Credit: JPMorgan Chase-2011. Bike Wine Tour (something like the Tour wine bike) is one of the most popular among young people and sports enthusiasts. Basically, it involves wine tasting in different wineries, which is reachable by bicycle, touring stretches for a few kilometres. Click Ian Sinclair to learn more.

In a very interesting and complete activity especially for gourmet athletes. The journey extends along almost all the day, because that tours are carried out at a calm pace, in order to be able to enjoy the climate and landscape. The combination of tasty dishes, top-quality wines and bikes makes this excursion an overwhelming experience of pleasure and dynamism. There are several possible combinations in the itinerary of the tour, according to the interests and requests of the participants. Climatic conditions should also be taken into account when planning this day outdoors. However, the weather in Mendoza provides, in general, days are sunny and temperate.

Here that the climate isn’t a so preponderant factor. To ensure attendance in any inconvenience arising during the voyage, a combi accompanies the Group of bicycles throughout the tour, ready to provide assistance at all times. More specifically, this guided tour consists of several stages riding the bicycle and stopping at the wineries to taste any food and test their products. The March begins well early in the morning, when the Group part from Lujan’s whose until the first stop, the Catena Zapata Winery. There they spend an hour and a half and then retake his way toward the second, Ruca Malen. They run through the winery’s facilities and lunch there, accompanying the snack with the wines of the place. Close to 5 in the afternoon, the journey ends and is time to return to the hotel in Mendoza capital.

United States Treasury

How much is it listed dollar in Venezuela? A good question that has more than one answer. Is that it depends on whether we are talking about quote the official dollar, that cannot be purchased or if we are talking about quote of the parallel dollar, that Yes you can get but not at the price that promises to the Central Bank of Venezuela on the official quote. You can even purchase to a value something close to such official listing. In recent days, known as dollar swap in Venezuela (which represents the largest reference unofficial market that is generated in the exchange of sovereign bonds of the United States Treasury bonds) was trading at the day of yesterday to 5,30 bolivares in selling tip, once at the end of last week he rondara 6,0 bolivars per dollarthat is, nearly three times the official fixed price which is at 2.15 bolivars to the dollar. The quotation of the parallel dollar in Venezuela soared because the increase of devaluatorias expectations that exist in the country. Expectations about a possible devaluation of the bolivar fuerte are elevated while the Government has said that it will keep existing since 2005 parity in 2009. In the darkness of the market, an operator consulted by the Reuters Agency, said in this regard: the prospects for the country changed radically in less than a month. The devaluation risks have increased as crude oil has fallen.

This statement of this anonymous operator, was sincerely me quite reasonable considering that the situation in Venezuela. It is impossible to move the international price of oil, something has to Chavez to avoid that their incomes fall by the sale of its black gold. And a good alternative to increase their income, although not in dollars, but at least in bolivares fuertes (strong), it is through the devaluation of its currency.

Convertible Camaro Chevrolte

All lovers of the muscle car years have been rubbing their hands once Chevrolet, Dodge and Ford decided to revive the pony wars when designing with some bodacious the last generations of the Camaro, Challenger and Mustang respectively. Since all three are on sale at the same time sales in the U.S. have looked with a magnifying glass to see who the Cat takes to water, since during the past 25 years the Mustang has means rampant by the American market. A few days after end of 2010 already referred to the sales recorded over those 12 months, and the news is desesperanzadoras for Ford.The Chevrolet Camaro has managed to clinch first place in the triumvirate, with a total of 81.371 units positioned throughout the country. Sales have been 32% higher than those recorded in 2009, although we must bear in mind that in that year the marketing began in March. The Ford Mustang has been only 8.015 units, reaching both 73.356 deliveries.

While their sales have increased by 10% compared to the previous year, the model has failed to overcome his nemesis while throughout 2010 it suffered a remarkable sunset on the verge of their engines, aimed mainly to increase the efficiency of the same. Anyway, is a very good figure for the signature of the oval. In the case of the Dodge Challenger, things are going to another rhythm. The company has achieved a dramatic increase in sales of 42%, but this has not allowed even graze the sales of the two previous models. Absolute sales amounted to 36.791 units, which does not represent even half of the sales of the Camaro. Throughout 2011, you will receive new V6 and V8 engines more efficient, which would allow more increase their sales in the next 12 months. In 2011 the panorama has two faces to the current leader. Although the computation of 2010 notes that it has increased its sales by 32%, in the last weeks of the year 26% demand low drastically, and it seems that the trend will continue a few more months. On the other hand, just for start the commercialization of the Convertible Camaro Chevrolte, which should help more to scratch a few thousand units. Original author and source of the article.

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