Podcasting Technology What Is It

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Podcasting: Everyone is talking about it. But what exactly is it, and how does it work? Simply defined, podcasting is the dissemination of syndicated files, either audio or video in content, over the Web for use on handheld audio/video equipment and computers. The term itself is a combination of two words, “iPod” and “broadcasting.” The word refers to both the file that’s downloaded and the technology to transfer it. Keep in mind that an iPod is not necessary for accessing podcasts. A podcast is also known as an audio subscription service. Listeners can subscribe to and download as many podcasts as they want. As a new method of downloading and transferring information, podcasting is revolutionizing the way we communicate. Podcasts differ from streaming video and audio. Podcasts are usually a continuous series of programs, with many episodes featured in serial format. Podcast subscribers can listen to the content on MP3 players or computers whenever they want. Unlike streaming video, no Internet connection is necessary to review the content of a podcast. But, due to their nature as stored files, podcasts can never be experienced live, in real time – again, unlike streaming video.

Podcasters, or people who create podcasts, have Web sites where their content is available for downloading. Can any old Joe start his own podcast? For better or worse, the answer is yes. All a would-be podcaster has to do is put his files on a web server thats accessible to the public. The file should have an internet address (URI). Podcast files can be any kind of files, from a PDF to a text file. The files can contain audio or video content. The would-be podcaster begins to create a series of files, creating a feed or list of URIs, so the entries in the series can be easily found and downloaded. Each entry is usually accompanied by a date, a title and some kind of content overview. The podcaster links the file to an identifiable place on the web server. This place is usually permanent, and its called the feed URI.

The popularity of these informational feeds has grown astronomically since 2004, when podcasting first became popular among bloggers and software developers. Podcasts cover all sorts of subjects, from technology to politics, to art and literature. Apple made podcasting part of its iTunes package in 2005, and last year, Sony Entertainment released a statement saying that its Play station Portable would be compatible with podcasts.

Now, podcasting has become a part of conventional media. The technology is being used by news stations and newspapers around the world, including The New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, the BBC, ABC in Australia, and Sirius satellite radio. The popularity of podcasting is expected to continue to grow, as print media becomes a less vital part of day-to-day communication. Check out New Technology TV for more information.

How To Make An Rss Feed And Create Widgets For Free Using No Programming Skills

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With so many different websites and blogs out there how can you be sure your site is getting the right exposure on the web? Attracting new readers to your website can be hard, even if they find you once, how do you know they will come back? How can users know when you post new content, press releases, videos, blog posts or personal news? How can you reach even more people to visit your site and read your website or blog? The most effective solution is to publish your content through an RSS feed. By sharing your content through an RSS feed, you make it easy for your readers to keep track of your updated entries through their RSS readers and or personal home pages like iGoogle and MyYAhoo.

RSS, Really Simple Syndication, technology provides a means to publish regularly updated web sites like blogs, news headlines, or multimedia content such as podcasts and video. RSS is a standardized format that is used to update news readers and personal home pages. Using RSS feeds you can publish your new content automatically and Readers can subscribe to your RSS feed and see your latest entries along with any other subscribed RSS feeds. This eliminates the need for readers to visit each and every site and just add your feed to a reader to scan hundreds of site posts very quickly.

Creating a new RSS feed from scratch requires some technical skills, like XML, and can be more difficult then entering data into your blog or website. Luckily, there are services, like WebRSS, that enable you to quickly and easily create RSS feeds for your web site. That way, you can create a new RSS Feed for your Website or Blog and publish your content automatically on the schedule you define. You can publish your RSS feed daily, weekly or even monthly. However the more frequent the post the more likely someone will read it.

Using an RSS creation service will save you all the time of learning a new and changing technology and enable you to validate your feed and market you feed to major ping servers all without learning how to make RSS feeds or having programming skills. Many services, like WebRSS, will host your RSS feed and push your RSS feed to major ping servers for free. This puts your content in front of major web sites and newspapers and possibly their readers.

Services like WebRSS not only allow you to create an RSS feed but they let you take other RSS feeds like NY Times, Wall Street Journal or even Google News and display their fresh content on your site with the use of an RSS News Widget. You can manage the feed; check off different options like publish date and customize the widget that matches your web sites exact look and feel.

Modern Technology In Sports

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What is it about sport that makes it so attractive to people? Is it the adrenaline rush of competitive and/or dangerous sport? Is it the feel good factor of recreational sport; is it the opportunity of socialising with others, or perhaps all of the above? Whatever the reasons may be, sport is certainly getting more and more popular, especially in the developed world.

A major factor in the popularity of sport is the role of modern technology. Improvements in modern technology have resulted in better playing conditions and equipment for players as well as greater viewing pleasure for spectators.

Perhaps the greatest changes have taken place in the designing of sporting facilities – such as modern sports surfaces and improved artificial lighting that offer increased opportunity to play. Modern sports surfaces are low maintenance, therefore low cost, and allow year round use. Professional technical expertise is needed to design and install a modern sports surface. Properties such as its rebound resistance, slip resistance, and shock absorption are measured to ensure that the surface is going to provide optimum playing conditions for that sport, whilst giving players ease of movement and adequate protection from injury. Regular maintenance of sports surfaces, both outdoor and indoor is recommended to ensure safety of players.

Along with an increased number of players there are also an increased number of viewers all over the globe. With the spread of satellite TV, events in one part of the world can be watched real time, in another. Modern flood lighting has not only allowed greater use of sports facilities at the recreational level, but also made possible higher-level competition fixtures such as day-night cricket matches, night-time football matches etc. Electronic score boards, photo-finish timing devices, slow motion replays and large viewing screens have also added to the viewing pleasure of spectators.

Modern materials are used in the manufacture of synthetic sports surfaces as well as sports equipment. Third generation synthetic grass is made from polymers and provides a maintenance free all-weather surface for sports. The use of composite materials makes sports equipment such as rackets and protective gear, lighter and more durable, enabling athletes to further improve their performance. Advances in modern technology have also led to improvements in the design of sports equipment such as trainers and sports shoes, starting blocks for use in athletics, pole vaults etc.

Whilst it is difficult for the average user of sporting equipment to keep up with the latest developments, as a guide in the UK sports equipment and sports facilities and surfaces should comply with British standards. Some governing bodies of individual sports also offer certification to demonstrate compliance with international standards.

Parapsychology Schools Teach Parapsychic Sciences

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Those who are fascinated by the parapsychic sciences should look into parapsychology schools. The word parapsychology is derived from the Latin word “para” (which means beyond) and psychology; it literally means “beyond psychology.” Schools for parapsychology offer instruction in the areas of clairvoyance, psychokinesis, hypnosis, extra sensory perception (ESP), telepathy, and more.

Parapsychology schools allow students to explore a scientific domain that cannot be explained by known laws of physics or biology. A number of schools offer degrees in psychology, anthropology, or other fields allowing for a concentration on parapsychology, often under the guidance of a practicing parapsychologist. There are various levels of education in parapsychology, and students can earn various credentials from parapsychic science schools, such as the Parapsychology Certificate, Diploma of Parapsychology, Bachelor degree in Holistic Studies, or a Bachelor of Science in Parapsychological Studies, just to name a few.

The typical college-level curriculum found in parapsychology schools might include classes such as ethical and legal issues in holistic care, regression therapy, angels, astrology, spiritual development, sound therapy, near death experiences, chakra therapy, spiritual healing, divination, theology, astral projection, vibrational healing, psychic healing, channeling, and even business management! In short, parapsychology courses are diverse and designed to prepare graduates for a lifetime occupation in the parapsychic and paranormal fields.

If the idea of Parapsychology Schools sounds like a path you might be interested in pursuing, take a moment to submit a request to schools found on our website. You could soon be enjoying a whole new career!

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Low Level Pc Poisons – Computer Fumes Dust And Gases

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Copyright 2006 Michael Madigan

Did you know computer equipment continually gives out small amounts of different gases and fine dusts? Some people are highly sensitive to these.

Plastic PC components are one source, as most plastics are unstable and break down naturally over time, especially when exposed to ultraviolet light and sunlight. (That’s the reason why they turn yellow and get brittle.)

Another source comes from vapour produced from traces of manufacturing materials slowly evaporating.

The gases and fumes given off are called ‘out-gassing’ and only occur in small amounts. But when the equipment is new, the out-gassing is greater and noticeable even to people who aren’t particularly sensitive.

This is similar to the smell that we get when we first get into a new car – out-gassing from the vinyl, plastic carpet and hard plastic interiors, as well as the wiring.

A new computer has a similar smell. So to some extent you can avoid outgassing, at least of ‘new’ volatile components, by buying a good quality ‘used’ PC.

Other office materials, particuliarly new furnishings, may also outgas – chipboard contains phenolic resins, which release trace amounts of formaldehyde; also carpeting (especially foam padding), paint and fabrics give off obnoxious chemicals when new.

People who have been sensitized (by previous exposure) may react badly to even very tiny amounts of these gases, by getting headaches, dizziness, and respiratory problems. The problems may persist even when the original cause is reduced, or disappears. In such a case it’s wise to seek qualified medical advice.

Casings may also be contaminated by fine brominated phenolic dust originally put on as a fire retardant, which can be blown out by fans, circulation or movement.

The best solutions are :-

– Initally, to run any new equipment in an empty well ventilated room to allow most of the outgassing to occur before use.

– Always work in a room with good ventilation and avoid continual high room temperaturesoutgassing will increase as the temperature rises.

Laser printers emit a lot of toner dust, which contains carbon and solvents, and quite a few people are sensitive to it. You can smell it when the printer is on, and especially on freshly printed-paper. You may notice wheeziness, coughing, and sneezing.

People working at copy centers and service bureaus often suffer from headaches, and toner dust is the main suspect. NCR paper (‘carbonless’ paper) can also cause wheeziness.

Good ventilation, drawing air away from the operator and filtering out particles, will help reduce these reactions, but effective ventilation in a commercial or home office is sometimes hard to achieve, especially in sealed buildings.

You can try going outdoors and breathing deeply for 10 minutes every hour or so. Open doors, maybe have a fan on., and avoid routine (multiple) photocopying every single document.

Think long term. Removing even mild poisons from your environment is yet another way to keep safe, stay fitter at the PC and enjoy a healthy computing career!

SQL Server Training In Bangalore Preferred by Prominent Scholars and IT People

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In today’s innovation and inventively decided world, there is programming requisitions that are obliged to diagram for a blended pack of schemas and demands and projects required to go before a work in a worry or organization or association. What’s more of all callings they were the most demolished the extent that benefits and civilities. Among the top and the most aggressive spot for employment are positively the IT and the related areas. The never-ending upgrades on workstation information to hold up with the persistently enlivening and changing times are shall since smoothness is every now and again updating.

Consistently exercises in the enormous associations and substantial undertakings and in multinational organizations rely on upon the provisions that are redone in as per their prerequisites. These requisitions are accessible as the bundles and learners were more intrigued by creating the information and needed to get their position from recognizable programming firms and MNC associations. Numerous samples like clinics, instructive establishments, social insurance focuses, malls and numerous others were programming is required from charging to working a payroll framework.rk.

SQL server employments are constantly the hot look and discover occupations for the late years in the product area. SQL server training course has been completed numerous individual particularly the workstation and IT graduates who have quite recently finish their school studies. To be unique in relation to others you need to make yourself as more capable and interesting by seeking after a portion of the courses like the Microsoft SQL server 2012 preparation and different courses identifying with the SQL server training in Bangalore. There are vast number of organizations that experience these provisions for their handling for the customer existing in India and all around the globe.

Certainly your profile will be noted and given imperativeness on the off chance that it has Microsoft SQL server affirmation notwithstanding your degree endorsement. Many experts existing in different specializations of programming advancement were additionally indicating enthusiasm toward looking for SQL server training course from the discernible and famous organizations existing in Bangalore and other metro urban areas of India. The expanded open doors and incredible extension for the information related occupations has made SQL server training in Bangalore more commonplace among the IT individuals and among the fresh graduates. A few organizations give the Microsoft SQL server 2012 preparation with ongoing illustrations and likewise support the understudies in position perspectives.

Dreambox Dm7020 Hd Dream Multimedia’s Latest Box

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DM7020 HD, Hybrid tuner and TV board

Dreambox DM7020 HD, Hybrid tuner and TV board
New: Integration of the Dreambox in television sets
Dream Multimedia, the leading producer of Linux-based set-top boxes, will be showing the DM500 HD as well as the DM800 HD se, both of which feature a new type of hybrid tuner, at the Anga Cable show from 3. to 5. May, and in addition will be presenting the long-awaited DM7020 HD. This newest HDTV Dreambox is characterised by its flexible tuner concept and the large OLED display on the front panel.

As the receiver comes equipped with two slots for plug-and-play tuners, the DM7020 HD can be used for cable, satellite or antenna reception. The Dreambox is supplied ex factory complete with an exchangeable DVB S2 tuner. The second slot remains open.

The DM7020 HD can be turned into a PVR by installing any commercially available 3.5 hard drive. Two USB 2.0 connections as well as the HDMI output and the 10/100-Mbit Ethernet interface round off the specifications for the new Dreambox. The recommended retail price has not yet been determined.

But that is not the only innovation Dream will be presenting at the Anga Cable show. At our stand (U9), the DM500 HD and DM800 HD se will be on show with an integrated hybrid tuner, which can be used for both digital cable and DVB-T reception. The Dreamboxes can be set for the desired form of reception at any time. Also, Dream will be presenting the prototype of a DVB S2 tuner with two inputs, meaning you no longer need to use a second tuner.

In addition, Dream will be showing an absolute world first, which is targeted at both television set manufacturers and at consumers. Using an interface developed by Dream, the functions of the Dreambox can be integrated into the television set.

Television manufacturers have the choice: They can either install the interface including the appropriate board in their TV sets, or they offer their products featuring only the interface. As Dream plans to offer the board for sale in the trade, consumers will have the option of installing the board themselves in just a few easy steps.

Dream spokesperson Alpaslan Karasu: The convergence of TV and IP is old hat for us. Using YouTube, mediatheques or news services is commonplace for Dreambox owners. Now, TV manufacturers too can benefit from our many years of experience in working with hybrid technologies and their integration into a consumer product.

The Dream Multimedia team looks forward to welcoming you to our stand U9 in hall 10.1.

Do You Know How to Select the hardware

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The hardware fittings is mainly included copper, aluminium alloy, stainless steel and irons these four types of material, and there is also a great difference between the prices. At present, the most used in the family fitment is stainless steel hardware, but the stainless steel has some shortcomings such as material impurity and easy to print out the waterlogging, and now many families start to use the aluminium alloy accessories. As we know, in fact the aluminum material some merchant asserted that is just the alloy material which contains some aluminum, also blend with some silicon, magnesium, the surface film thickness and surface treatment also will affect the price and the quality of the material. Oxidation, dull polish, electroplate, wood grain , baking varnish are the main surface treatments, and their prices are also differs greatly.

Some citizens reflect that they found some -stainless steel accessories- are made by stainless iron that is blend some iron into the stainless iron, the prices varies nearly two times. Take the towel rack for instance, the price of stainless steel one is 200 yuan while the stainless iron one is just 70 yuan, they are basicly same, but the stainless steel is brighter and the stainless iron will easily become darkened or rusted when use for a long peroid.

Besides, there are also some counterfeits that use theinferior aluminium alloy as the raw material, and the surface is plated with a metal light in order to pretend toobe the top grade stainless steel. When you tell these two materials you can beat the surface, if made a clear sound then it is mostly stainless steel, if made a tedious sound then it is likely to be the aluminium alloy.

The present home decoration are generally divided into general mirror and silver mirror, their prices are differ about 30%, the market price of silver mirror is about 80-90 per square metre while the general mirror is about 50 yuan, and their qualities are also differ greatly.

The main factor that leads to different prices is using different materials, the silver mirror colored with a bed of mercury then to mopping, and the general mirror is plated with a bed of aluminium then to mopping, the waterproof and fog efficacy decline a lot. Moreover, baking finish, stamp, tempering are also affect the mirror’s price. Get more information about the hardware here.

Olivia Tong is the freelance writer for e-commerce website. weiku.com offers the buyers around the world to find quality supplier of electrical components globally. We try our best to aggregate leads in the business world, and let these leads benefit the entire businessperson.

Determine How To Implement A Data Warehouse Infrastructure With Sql Server 2012

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The main viewers for this examination are ETL and Details Factory Designers. They are most likely to focus on hands-on perform developing company intellect (BI) alternatives including data washing, Draw out Convert Fill (ETL), and Details Factory execution.

Their main obligations may include:
Mastering data using Expert Details Services
Cleansing data using Details Excellent Services
ETL Program development for data loading/transfer/transformation
Data Synchronization
One-time data or application migration
Ad-hoc data manipulations, transformations
Scheduling ETL jobs
Managing, setting up and Applying SQL Server Incorporation Solutions (SSIS) packages

Credit toward Certification
Exam 70-463: Applying a Details Factory with MS SQL Server 2012: number as credit score toward the following certifications:
MCSA: SL Server 2012
MCSE: Details Platform
MCSE: Business Intelligence

Skills Being Measured

This examination measures your ability to accomplish the technical projects listed below. The rates indicate the relative weight of each major subject place on the examination. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content place on the examination.
1.Design and Apply a Details Factory (11%)
2.Extract and Convert Details (23%)
3.Load Details (27%)
4.Configure and Set up SSIS Solutions (24%)
5.Build Details Excellent Solutions (15%)

What You’ll Learn
In this course, you will understand how to apply information warehouse facilities to support information employee statistics using SQL Server 2012. You will discover how to create an information warehouse with SQL Server 2012, Apply extract, transform, and cargo (ETL) with SQL Server Incorporation Solutions, and confirm and cleanse data with SQL Server Details Excellent Solutions (DQS) and SQL Server Expert Details Solutions.

Data warehouse principles and structure considerations
Select an appropriate elements foundation for an information warehouse
Design and Apply an information warehouse
Apply Details Flow in a SQL Server Incorporation Solutions (SSIS) package
Debug and diagnose SSIS packages
Apply a SSIS solution that can handle small data warehouse plenty and changing data

Integrate reasoning data into a information warehouse environment infrastructure
Apply data washing using MS DQS
Apply Expert Details Methods to use data reliability at source
Extend SSIS with custom programs and components
Deploy and set up SSIS packages
How information workers can consume data from the details warehouse

Who Needs to Attend

Database experts who need to meet up with a BI programmer role focused on hands-on
Perform; developing BI alternatives included data warehouse execution, ETL, and data cleansing

Database experts responsible for an information warehouse, developing SSIS offers for data removal, running, switching, changing, and Applying data reliability using Expert Details Solutions, and washing data using DQS

Prerequisites

Knowledge of relational databases
Basic information of MS Windows systems and its primary functionality

Earning this MS Certified Solutions Affiliate (MCSA): SQL Server 2012 qualification verifies that you have the essential abilities needed to develop and maintain mission-critical MS SQL Server 2012 surroundings

MCSA: SQL Server 2012 qualification is your first step towards generating an MCSE: Details Platform qualification or an MCSE: Business Intelligence qualification.

Multimedia Laptop Asus N55s Review

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Asus launched N55S and this laptop is a multimedia laptop many users may like. This multimedia powerhouse has a full HD display, Blu-ray writer, bang speakers, plus a 2GB Nvidia graphics card for playing the latest games. Many users like it because of the excellent anti-glare full HD screen, great performance, and decent speakers. But many may still be disappointed by the strange keyboard and loud touchpad buttons. And the following are some details about this laptop.

In terms of the overall design, the N55S is constructed of plastic and reasonably strong plastic at that; the palm rest barely flexes when pressed down upon. I’m greatly appreciative that ASUS used anti-glare plastic instead of glossy plastic, which is all too common on consumer notebooks. Chassis flex is average for a consumer notebook; nothing alarming, however. Fit and finish is good; there are no uneven gaps between parts or sharp edges.

In terms of laptop screen, the N55S has an excellent display compared to most consumer notebooks. This 15.6-inch model has a full HD resolution (1920×1080 pixels) which is appropriate given the notebook includes a Blu-ray drive and is designed for multimedia. Another admirable characteristic of the display is its anti-glare coating; this is more practical than a glossy coating since there are no reflections. The 1920×1080 resolution is excellent and the highest available on a 15.6-inch display. There is plenty of room to use two windows side-by-side and much less scrolling is required in web pages and programs like Microsoft Word since more lines of text are viewable at the same time.

In terms of laptop keyboard, the N55S has a keyboard that is best described as “strange”. It is traditionally styled; the keys don’t have extra spacing between them as they do on a ‘Chiclet’ or island-style keyboard. The key surface is flat with a downward-sloped front and has a nice smooth matte surface. Tactile feedback is good if a bit lifeless; more or less it’s pleasant to type. The keyboard is sufficiently quiet not to disturb neighbors.

And in terms of laptop battery life, the N55S lasted four hours and five minutes during our standard battery rundown test. This is a respectable time for a high-performance notebook like this one especially considering it has a quad-core processor. The Nvidia Optimus technology allows the N55S to switch to the low-power integrated Intel graphics and turn off the high-performance Nvidia GeForce graphics card when not needed to conserve power.

Taking all the above into conclusion, the ASUS N55S is a good value and a good buy. It has a great full HD display, good looks, and decent build quality. The performance is excellent; this notebook is more than capable of playing the latest games. Most of the cons for this notebook can be summed up as could have been better rather than simply bad.