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2011-05-11 08:45:00

ATLANTA, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Womenetics is pleased to announce Barbara Kasoff, president, CEO and co-founder of Women Impacting Public Policy, Inc., will be the keynote speaker at the second annual women's business conference, "Entrepreneurs 2011: Turning Vision into Value." With the strong focus that female business owners need greater access to resources to help grow their businesses, the half day event will include panel discussions with successful Georgia entrepreneurs...

2009-07-29 13:09:50

Developing software is a complicated and laborious process. A new European platform automates much of the tricky building and testing phases of programming.Computer software has come a long way. The first-ever "Ëœcomputer program' was a very short one written by Ada Lovelace in 1842-3 to calculate Bernoulli numbers. In the early days, programming was more often than not an individual effort carried out by enthusiasts.Today, software development is so complex and sophisticated that...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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