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Information Superhighway 'Bypassing Adult Learners'
2012-04-03 03:55:17

Landmark study finds that Internet revolution has no impact on increasing lifelong learning Despite a world of opportunities just a click away, there has been no significant shift in the uptake of lifelong learning over the past decade according to new research. Pronouncements at government level about the creation of 'a learning society' where education is the key to a nation's economic development - the so-called 'knowledge economy'- are not backed by evidence in society, the...

2010-12-14 08:00:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Document Security Systems, Inc. (NYSE Amex: DMC) ("DSS") a leader in optical deterrent technologies, today announced that the company's CEO, Patrick White yesterday appeared on the Fox Business Network's program "Closing Bell" in a feature interview covering the DSS anti-counterfeiting and data protection technology. The full video of interview can be found here:...

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2007-06-05 21:00:00

By DANIEL LOVERING PITTSBURGH - A man who owns property at the site where Flight 93 crashed has demanded millions for his portion of land where a memorial is planned, and has installed a donation box to help pay for security. The actions by Mike Svonavec have angered victims' families, who believe he is overcharging and disagree with the need for a donation box. "That land has been paid for with 40 lives ... the donation box is an insult to that cost," said Patrick White, vice president for...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'