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11 Resources Help You Create a Flat & Responsive WebSite Design

11 Resources Help You Create a Flat & Responsive WebSite Design | Orbea News: the transcendental world | Scoop.it

Learn why flat design responsive sites are so popular, and get 11 resources for getting the design elements you need to create your own.

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Flat and responsive are the two 2014 pillars your website should be designed or re-designed with. This post shares 11 great resources to help with Flat & Responsive (most of these 11 resources were new to me).


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Fascinating article. The topic is new for me and I need to digest it. 

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Consumers, Nigeria are focus for Africa PE funds - Financial Times (registration) (blog)

Consumers, Nigeria are focus for Africa PE funds
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South Africa, the African continent's largest economy, had better take note.
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South Africa mediator resumes talks with striking platinum union - Reuters

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South Africa mediator resumes talks with striking platinum union Reuters Asking employees to take paid leave now is a signal Lonmin hopes to make up for at least some of the lost production, possibly by working through the Christmas break, when...
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Is Google Making the Digital Divide Worse? | Newsweek.com

Is Google Making the Digital Divide Worse? | Newsweek.com | Orbea News: the transcendental world | Scoop.it

In the future envisioned by Google, Internet access will be a basic human right. Through its Roots in Science and Engineering Awards, the company plans to spend $1.5 million this year to support computer science education around the world. Through Project Link, a fiber-optic network is emerging in Kampala, Uganda, and last summer, Project Loon launched 30 balloons into the stratosphere over New Zealand, each beaming a 3G-comparable connection across a 25-mile range. The company is even footing the bill to connect dozens of parks in San Francisco, plus a wide swath of the neighborhood around its headquarters in New York City.


Amid all this farflung experimentation, one project has emerged as its standard-bearer, promising the full egalitarian potential of the Internet: Google Fiber. But for all the lofty rhetoric, Google is not actually picking up the tab to connect homes across America. Instead, the $400 billion company is building a network that requires prepaid online registration. And for those left stranded in the digital age - the poor, the elderly - the result is far short of e-mancipation.


In keeping with its unofficial slogan, "Don't Be Evil," Google has billed Fiber as an assault on one of the most entrenched moral problems of the digital age. According to the Pew Research Center, 15 percent of American adults have no access to the Internet. Thirty percent lack broadband access at home, with rates lowest among the poor, the elderly and racial minorities. At a time of vast income inequality, experts say the so-called digital divide perpetuates cycles of poverty. Internet access holds the key to education, employment, government services and much more. As the role of the Internet in everyday life expands at dizzying speed, those left behind face a dangerous level of isolation.

 

"It's virtually impossible to look for a job without access to the Internet," says Karen Mossberger, director of the public affairs school at Arizona State University, whose research has shown that access makes a significant difference in average wages. "Despite the important role that public libraries play, people wait in line; they're timed out after half an hour. It's not really a viable alternative."

 

In promotional materials touting "gigabit" speeds 100 times faster than average broadband, Google Fiber promises "superfast connectivity," "endless possibilities" and "goodness."

 

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Obama trips to Hawaii, Africa reportedly cost taxpayers nearly $16 million - Fox News

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Obama trips to Hawaii, Africa reportedly cost taxpayers nearly $16 million
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U.S. taxpayers spent nearly $16 million to fly the Obamas to, from and around Hawaii and Africa, Air Force records obtained by Judicial Watch show.
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Oscar Pistorius trial postponed due to illness of assessor - CNN

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MyBroadband Oscar Pistorius trial postponed due to illness of assessor CNN Pretoria, South Africa (CNN) -- The trial of Oscar Pistorius, accused of killing his former girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, was postponed until April 7 because one of two...
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One Spark 2014 Beer Village presented by Sea Best® | One Spark Blog

One Spark 2014 Beer Village presented by Sea Best® | One Spark Blog | Orbea News: the transcendental world | Scoop.it
RT @BeOneSpark: We've mentioned that we have a Beer Village at #OneSpark this year, right? Well, the rumors are true! http://t.co/5ceO7YcZZc
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