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2011-10-25 13:10:06

They've been stereotyped as a bunch of insecure, angst-ridden, underachievers. But most members of Generation X are leading active, balanced and happy lives, according to a long-term University of Michigan survey. "They are not bowling alone," said political scientist Jon Miller, author of The Generation X Report. "They are active in their communities, mainly satisfied with their jobs, and able to balance work, family, and leisure." Miller directs the Longitudinal Study of American...

2011-04-05 06:45:00

BOSTON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- How many languages does it take to stay competitive online? A minimum of 16, if you want to be among the best -- and that number keeps growing each year, according to independent research firm Common Sense Advisory. Its latest report, titled "The Top-Scoring Global Websites," includes a ranking of the world's 100 best websites for global and multilingual visitors. But language isn't the only thing that determines Web globalization success. The firm's...

2010-11-25 22:02:36

As the eurozone continues to wobble, new analysis of countries' economic interconnectedness finds that some of the countries with the greatest potential to cause a global crash have surprisingly small gross domestic production. Using data from Bureau Van Dijk - the company information and business intelligence provider - to assess the reach and size of different countries' economies, and applying the Susceptible-Infected-Recovered (SIR) model, physicists from universities in Greece,...

2010-11-25 05:30:00

DALLAS, Texas, November 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandler Research announces it will carry China Non-woven Fabric Manufacturing Industry Research Report in its store. Browse the complete Report on: http://www.sandlerresearch.org/reports/18099-china-non-woven-fabric-manufactu ring-industry-2010.html (Due to the length of this URL, it may be necessary to copy and paste this hyperlink into your Internet browser's URL address field. Remove the space if one exists.) Browse All...

2010-09-23 06:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- An aging transportation system is threatening to restrain globalization, as current systems are struggling to meet the needs of a highly urbanized planet in which the business of moving goods and people from one place to another typically generates toxic byproducts and lost productivity. Ground-breaking innovations in transportation technology are difficult for the current system to accommodate, and the system itself has yet to evolve to meet...

2010-08-31 09:30:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 1,700 artists from 21 countries and 44 states are heading to Grand Rapids, Mich. to compete for the world's largest prize for art. A 19-day event, ArtPrize will take over the city from Sept. 22 through Oct. 10 and will allow the public to decide the top-10 winners of $449,000 in prizes, including the top prize of $250,000. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100831/DE57333 ) (Photo:...

2010-05-05 06:45:00

BOSTON, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Common Sense Advisory announces the launch of a complete line of research dedicated exclusively to corporations, governments, and non-governmental organizations operating internationally or with large multilingual populations. The new Global Leaders Research service provides independent insight to these organizations as they expand business operations to new markets and globalize their business processes. It expands the firm's research platform, which also...

2010-04-19 08:23:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The radically open experiment that drew 1,262 artists from around the world, 200,000 visitors treasure hunting for art and gave away the world's largest art prize, invites artists to register for ArtPrize 2010. The prizes include: first place, $250,000; second place, $100,000; third place, $50,000; and, fourth through 10th places, $7,000 each. The prize is decided by public vote. Artist registration for ArtPrize 2010 begins today, Monday,...

2010-04-13 06:45:00

BOSTON, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- As companies attempt to sell their products and services to more demographics in more markets around the world, they are discovering that they must adapt or recreate their messaging and content through a process called "transcreation." A new report from market research firm Common Sense Advisory, "Reaching New Markets through Transcreation," confirms growing demand for transcreation services through 2010. The firm's survey of 380 language services...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.