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2014-10-20 23:02:35

MacKeeper is proud to announce their participation and attendance at one of year's top tech events at one of the most well known institutions for innovation and technology. (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 MacKeeper would like to announce their attendance of the MIT Technology Review. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is known around the world as a leader in innovating research and technologies. The MIT Technology Review was founded 115 years ago in 1899. The review offers a unique...

2014-10-16 23:07:50

First Yearly Conference Draws Stellar Roster of Innovation Speakers; Kicks Off With Innovation Hackathon Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The Mobile Experience Lab (MEL) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which designs experiences that connect people, information and places in meaningful ways, today announced its first international conference named Design-Driven Innovation and its New Frontiers (DDI2014). The conference will take place in Cambridge, Mass. from October...

2014-10-14 16:29:45

Event Connects Community and Ecosystem Driving Smart Data, Smart Devices, Smart Buildings and Smart Business. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Project Haystack, a non-profit, 501C organization focused on developing common standards to streamline the interchange of data among today's smart devices announced the dates and venue for the Haystack Connect 2015 conference. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141013/151779LOGO Taking place May 18-May...

2014-10-10 23:04:35

Leaders from industry and STEM education will demonstrate best practices when adding Digital Fabrication including 3D Printing to innovation, design, manufacturing, education, the arts, medicine, startups, job creation & training, and community building, Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 The interactive DigiFabCon will come to the Maritime Conference Center in Baltimore, MD on November 17, 2014 to explore the impact 3D Printing and other digital fabrication technologies are...

2014-10-09 23:10:39

Researchers Meet at IAP Workshop to Address the Technology Needs of the Data Center and Cloud Los Gatos, California (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 The Industry-Academia Partnership (IAP) conducted a Cloud Workshop at MIT on September 26. Speakers from industry and academia described their R&D efforts to meet the future needs of cloud computing, spanning the full scope of hardware (servers, storage and networking) and software solutions (operating systems, virtualization, cloud orchestration...

2014-10-07 23:07:32

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) will honor Laura Major, Draper Laboratory’s human systems and analytics business lead, as one of its emerging leaders for 2014 at its Annual Conference for Women Engineers later this month. CAMBRIDGE, MA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) will honor Laura Major, Draper Laboratory’s human systems and analytics business lead, as one of its emerging leaders for 2014 at its Annual Conference for Women Engineers later this...

Researcher Combines Nature To Nurture ‘Superhuman’ Navigation
2014-10-02 03:18:34

Queensland University of Technology Computer modelling of the human eye, the brain of a rat and a robot could revolutionize advances in neuroscience and new technology, says a QUT leading robotics researcher. Dr Michael Milford from QUT's Science and Engineering Faculty says the new study uses new computer algorithms to enable robots to navigate intelligently, unrestricted by high-density buildings or tunnels. "This is a very Frankenstein type of project," Dr Milford said. "It's...

2014-09-30 08:32:36

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national study finds that health professions schools report an overall positive impact from the use of holistic review - a university admissions process that assesses an applicant's unique experiences alongside traditional measures of academic achievement such as grades and test scores. The report, Holistic Admissions in the Health Professions, released today is the first large-scale study to examine the prevalence and...

2014-09-24 23:09:40

Chevron Grant Provides Access to Cutting-Edge Tools for STEM Education Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 The Fab Foundation today announced the opening of a Digital Fabrication Laboratory (Fab Lab) at California State University Bakersfield’s [CSUB] School of Natural Science, Mathematics and Engineering. The Fab Lab, made possible by a generous grant from Chevron, offers hands-on, project-based learning opportunities to the community, with particular emphasis on STEM education...

2014-09-22 12:36:07

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, MIT Technology Review announced the promotion of Kathleen Kennedy to president. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131106/DC11309LOGO In this new role she will oversee expansion of the brand's global partnerships, events and custom publishing businesses, as well as continuing to direct advertising sales. Jason Pontin, editor in chief and publisher, states, "As our international, events, and custom publishing...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin