Software Freedom Day (SFD) celebrated Sept 18

Software Freedom Day (SFD) is an annual worldwide celebration of Free Software. SFD is a public education effort with the aim of increasing awareness of Free Software and its virtues, and encouraging its use. Software Freedom Day was established in 2004 and was first observed on 28 August of that year. About 12 teams participated in the first Software Freedom Day. Since that time it has grown in popularity and while organizers anticipated more than 1,000 teams in 2010 the event has stalled at … [Read more...]

Warren Buffett Says Women are the Key to Fixing the Economy!

Who wrote these words?   The moment I emerged from my mother’s womb…my possibilities dwarfed those of my siblings, for I was a boy! And my brainy, personable, and good-looking siblings were not. My parents would love us equally, and our teachers would give us similar grades. But at every turn my sisters would be told — more through signals than words — that success for them would be “marrying well.” I was meanwhile hearing that the world’s opportunities were there for me to … [Read more...]

Black Friday, name ‘originated in Philadelphia’

Black Friday is one of the busiest shopping days in the USA. There are two popular theories as to why the day after Thanksgiving Day is called Black Friday. One theory is that the wheels of vehicles in heavy traffic on the day after Thanksgiving Day left many black markings on the road surface, leading to the term Black Friday. The other theory is that the term Black Friday comes from an old way of recording business accounts. Losses were recorded in red ink and profits in black ink. Many … [Read more...]

Five Steps to Your IBM Professional Certification

  Five Steps to Your IBM Professional Certification URL:  http://www.testslive.com ; http://www.testslive.com/ibm   After finding your niche in the IT profession, it is finally time for you to choose an IBM certification path to solidify your status as a competent, capable professional. You may be wondering how the whole process works and how to go about getting started. Let’s examine five key steps that will lead to your successful completion the IBM certification … [Read more...]

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