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Eli Pariser: Beware online "filter bubbles"
||As web companies strive to tailor their services to our personal tastes, there's a dangerous unintended consequence: We get trapped in a "filter bubble" and don't get exposed to information that could challenge or broaden our worldview. Eli Pariser argues powerfully that this will ultimately prove to be bad for us and bad for democracy.
5 Marketing Basics You Need for Success
By Joe Thomas
So here you are at the end of another ho-hum year. Last year about this time, you threw up your hands and yelled, "Thank goodness the world's ending in December 2012 and I don't have to figure out how to sell my products or services in 2013"!
PROPOSED CHANGES WOULD STRENGTHEN CANADA’S INTERNATIONAL STUDENT PROGRAM
Ottawa New measures to prevent fraud in the International Student Program (ISP) were proposed today by Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney.
ClevrU Ranked #1 as RenRen Hottest Education Application
ClevrU is ranked #1 hottest external education application 60 days after launch, a major achievement for Canada’s premier cloud based e-teaching platform.
Waterloo - ClevrU Corporation, a Canadian cloud based, e-teaching platform was ranked the #1 hottest external education application just 60 days after launching in China by RenRen, the social network of choice for 160 million Chinese students.
Insurance & Disasters
Superstorm Sandy Impacts Downwards Pricing Pressure on Reinsurers and Marine Classes Suffer Worst Year in Recent History at 1.1. Renewals
London, UK - With natural catastrophe losses for 2012 estimated at fifty percent less than last year’s losses of USD 120 billion, most reinsurers are not facing any material capital impact and remain within their annual catastrophe budgets. This has resulted in stabilisation of rates on property classes and no blanket rate increases at 1.1., according to the January 2013 renewals report from Willis Re, the reinsurance arm of Willis Group Holdings, the global insurance broker.