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Great idea! Even gardens that do have labels on plants don't get every last one.
https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/curious-bites/plant-net/
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I noticed that yesterday, and after having gotten used to everything coming up at once, it was a bit annoying. 
You can still access Google+ with the grid icon that shows several Google apps, and you can go to plus.google.com, but the link at the top of the page is no more.
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Sometime your the egg sometime the omelet. Being in a Google omelet is not all that bad ....you know I'm  right  :)  
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"In its simplest form, it was little more than a hose with holes in it. But behind each hole was a sophisticated little device called a dripper, a sort of button-like valve that emitted just the right amount of water. Snaked along a row of crops so that the holes were positioned directly above the roots, the hose could direct each precious drop of water directly to the plants, growing a bigger bounty while using a fraction of the water.

The farmers decided to start manufacturing these hoses, and over time, they improved upon the technology, perfecting the drippers that regulated the flow of water, and connecting the pipelines to computers that could determine exactly how much water each plant needed and when."

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/05/netafim-israel-water-conservation-irrigation-desert/393722/?utm_source=SFTwitter
The Israeli company Netafim has developed an irrigation system that can grow plants with much less water, which has proven to be a good line of business amid increasing drought.
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"Only about half of a single percent of checked bags do not arrive at their final destination, and within a week, around 98 percent of those bags have been safely reunited with their owners. If a bag’s owner cannot be found after 90 days, however, the center purchases the bags through a salvage agreement with the airlines. With 87,000 flights daily in the US, that slim margin of error is enough for the Unclaimed Baggage Center to stock up to 7,000 new items each day. That figure represents just 40 percent of the total number of items that pass through the center, however, which employs 150 people to manage the seemingly unlimited flow of newly arrived baggage. What doesn’t wind up on shelves goes into the trash, or is given away as donations. Although the center does not disclose how many pieces of luggage it receives each year and does not name names when it comes to the airlines it works with, it claims to have exclusive deals with the nation’s top carriers, making it the only store of its kind in the country."


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The College Board gave unprecedented access to the revamped SAT it plans to introduce next spring to Khan Academy, which has developed diagnostic quizzes and interactive practice tests that will be accessible to anyone with Internet access"
http://www.inc.com/associated-press/free-test-preparation-program-for-revamped-sat-goes-online.html?cid=sf01001
Khan Academy, in partnership with the College Board, has developed diagnostic quizzes and interactive practice tests that will be accessible to anyone with Internet access.
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- někteří mi tam chybějí..............
- I think I need this in my life......
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#funny   #books  
bloodycadaver: “I think I need this in my life ”
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I wonder how they determined the correct volumes. :-)
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I've written about applying big data as a solution to human trafficking a few years ago, but what was available then still relied on people calling in.
Now there's a more advanced solution:
"The tool, called DIG (for “Domain-specific Insight Graphs”), allows officers who are searching for a missing child who is believed to be trapped in the escort industry to search by phone number, location, alias—even by photo—and pin down a way to reach them.

“The internet contains seemingly limitless information, but we’re constrained by our ability to search that information and come up with meaningful results. DIG solves that problem,” says Szekely, research associate professor at ISI.

DIG is simple enough that it won’t require special training to use. The database it utilizes currently has 50 million web pages, 2 billion records, and grows at a rate of roughly 5,000 web pages per hour.

“As the database continues to grow, DIG will be able to uncover new connections and patterns in the data, making it even more useful,” says Knoblock,"

 
A new tool takes an advantage of the internet for human trafficking—its sheer size—and turns it against criminals.
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    custom content writer / blogger / editor /social media manager, 2005 - present
    As a blogger for UBM since 2010, I write about developments in the internet, big data, analytics, cloud computing, 3D printing, marketing, and social media
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Write Way Productions serves all your business  writing and editing needs. I  write editorials, advertorials, and press releases.  Areas of specialty include higher education, marketing, social media, and technology.  My writing range extends from beauty products to surveying equipment, with just about everything in between.  Need social media development? I can help you with that, too. 
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