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How much should you charge for building a web site?
In this article we'll take a look at some of the things you might wish to consider when deciding how much to charge for a web site, and some useful tools that can help you make a decision.
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People are having fun with the Nikon Singapore photo contest winner :)
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So I've been trying to find a video of this advertisement described in this article - does anyone know where to find it?

YouTube is being particularly aggravating to find anything on this - keeps returning ones from 1996.
The Wednesday morning after the election, a group of Pizza Hut marketing executives were reviewing their ad agency's ideas for commercials for a new product, the "Insider" pizza.One compared the...
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Though my read on this is that science, whether or not the hypothesis fits, will still be used to further later experiments. That would be the major difference.
 
Science vs. Technology: What's the Difference?

On a recent +Science on Google+ post that highlighted advances in technology, a discussion arose on what is science and why it is different from technology. +Jonah Miller emphasized that the distinction between the two was blurry, but "most scientists draw the line at falsifiability. In other words, if you are investigating an idea that you can prove false, then you might be doing science. This idea was first put forward by Karl Popper. Here's a basic introduction for you:
https://explorable.com/falsifiability

Now, is falsifiability all it takes to do science? Most modern scientists would say no.  Science also involves a system of checks to make sure that you're not fooling yourself (and you are very easy to fool). This includes things like the peer-review system, keeping careful records, and an emphasis on reproducibility. And by this heuristic, when you build something, like a phone app, with the goal of selling or giving that app away, you're probably not doing science."

The image makes the point: Science involves a question. Technology involves a problem. "It may sound like semantics, but projects following each method start at a different point and with different assumptions. Starting with a question suggests that a project will be constructed as a way to find an answer by performing a test or experiment. Starting with a problem, on the other hand, sets an engineering design project up to find a solution—the development of something that can address the needs of the problem."

Image sourcehttp://www.sciencebuddies.org/blog/2013/09/understanding-the-engineering-design-process.php

+Science on Google+ post: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+AndreaFerrante31december2099blog/posts/LmdTJ37CKue
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Leo finally got the Oscar...didn't he ?
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