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2014-10-01 23:07:41

Activities throughout the month of October aim to drive interest in careers, promote education and dispel manufacturing myths DEARBORN, Mich. (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 SME, an organization dedicated to supporting the manufacturing industry through membership, events, media and workforce development, is proud to support Manufacturing Day as a silver sponsor, as well as organize and promote activities that drive awareness of the vital role manufacturing plays in the economy. Manufacturing...

2014-10-01 16:29:06

University Consortium Explores Using Blackboard's Open Content Repository and Other Learning Solutions WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard will work with Unizin, a university owned and directed consortium, to pilot xpLor((TM)), the company's standards-based, cloud-delivered open content repository, the company announced today. The organizations will also work together to determine ways to expand the partnership to other solutions to the benefit of students and...

2014-10-01 12:35:55

Leading Research University Leverages Jointly Created Learning, Analytics, and Content Solution WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) has reaffirmed and expanded their partnership with Blackboard by moving to the company's customized learning and analytics offering for Internet2's higher education members. Announced earlier this year, Blackboard's Internet2 NET+ offering was developed in partnership with technology leaders from...

2014-09-30 23:04:59

Totara Learning announced the addition of a new partner to their growing network of partners in the North America Market. Port Washington, Wisconsin based eClass4Learning is a well-established organization with expertise in multiple learning technologies including Totara LMS, Moodle, and Mahara. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The team at eClass4Learning includes a technical staff, implementation team, and customer support. They have their roots in the education sector and are...

2014-09-30 12:35:38

Software as a Service Model Joins Industry's Most Comprehensive Set of Deployment Options WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard has introduced a cloud version of its flagship LMS, Blackboard Learn((TM)), the company announced today. With the addition of a Software-as-a-Service model (SaaS), Blackboard is now the only company to offer customers three different ways to host their system: locally on-site, through Blackboard's Managed Hosting offering, or with the new...

2014-09-29 23:07:09

Leading behavioral health provider selects Relias to improve the quality and compliance of training offered to staff Cary, NC (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Harbor Corporation, the largest mental health provider in Northwest Ohio, announced today it is partnering with Relias Learning, the leader in SaaS-based training and compliance solutions for the health and human services markets. “Attracting, developing and retaining qualified healthcare professionals is critical to provide the best...

2014-09-29 23:04:49

The Latin America Learning Management Systems (LMS) market report defines and segments the learning management systems market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/latin-america-learning-management-system-6296868921.html (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The Latin America Learning Management Systems (LMS) market is estimated to grow from $33.9 million in 2013 to $160.5 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 36.5% from 2013 to 2018. Browse through...

2014-09-29 04:22:41

LONDON, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the world of education, printed materials are still the primary tool for delivering content to students, though the landscape is changing, with open online resources and education-focused apps rapidly taking market share, according to the latest research study from Futuresource Consulting. "The global education industry is in a state of flux, with traditional learning styles and methodologies being challenged by a new breed...

2014-09-28 23:01:08

The North America Learning Management Systems (LMS) market is primarily driven by modern and innovative learning methods and high investments in education and training sectors.http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-learning-management-system-2609252980.html (PRWEB) September 28, 2014 The North America Learning Management Systems (LMS) market is primarily driven by modern and innovative learning methods and high investments in education and training sectors. Browse through...

2014-09-26 12:21:19

Investor conference in Washington, DC BERLIN and WASHINGTON, September 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US network security company FireEye has recently opened its new R&D centre in Dresden, Saxony. With Dresden being the key region of "Silicon Saxony", the location completely fulfilled the company's requirements: an excellent economic and scientific infrastructure combined with the availability of highly-skilled and motivated workers. With this background, Germany Trade...


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Technophobia
2013-12-24 11:45:54

Technophobia, from Greek techne, meaning art, skill, or craft, and phobos, meaning fear, is the fear or the dislike of advanced technology or complex devices, particularly computers. Although there are a number of interpretations of technophobia, they appear to become more complex as technology continues to evolve. The term is usually used in the sense of irrational fear, but others contend that their fears are justified. It is related to cyber phobia and it is the opposite of technophilia....

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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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