Month: November 2011

How much jargon we use everyday

27 November 2011

Love this hilarious piece – we’re not even aware how much jargon we use everyday! Graham and I had reached the unavoidable part of our road trip where we had nothing to talk about. Finally in an attempt to break the silence I say, “Gray, see how fast those cars are coming toward us? If

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How to Use Google Search More Effectively

26 November 2011

Thought I knew a bit about Google searching but there’s so much here I’ve never seen before – excellent. fewer than 25% of students could perform a “reasonably well-executed search.” Wrote researchers, “The majority of students — of all levels — exhibited significant difficulties that ranged across nearly every aspect of the search process.”

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A Facebook Tip

24 November 2011

Amazing what they can measure on the web! Tip: short FB posts, <85 characters, are read by more people.

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Getting back into the swing of things

23 November 2011

For a number of reasons we have been on hiatus from FB for a few weeks. Getting back into the swing of things now.  

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White Ribbon Day – BPW Joondalup November Dinner Meeting

3 November 2011

We are all aware that November’s White Ribbon Day is fast approaching. At BPW’s November Dinner Meeting a support worker will talk about local programs that aim to prevent family violence. The Stirling Women’s Centre (SWC) provides emergency accommodation for up to five families experiencing family or domestic violence. They run the Safe at Home

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