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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

As We Go Dark...

Please enjoy these compilation of thoughts as we gear up for March throughout our properties and as we hope all enjoy live Feed of SkyNews & Al Jazeera along with our Daily Updates produced for us by Paper_li in our Twitter Channel:

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself
the means of inspiration and survival.
- Winston Churchill

Being defeated is often a temporary condition.
Giving up is what makes it permanent.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Expect to have hope rekindled.
Expect your prayers to be answered in wondrous ways.
The dry seasons in life do not last.
The spring rains will come again.
                                                                                     - Sarah Ban Breathnach

If I could tell the world just one thing
it would be we're all okay,
and not to worry cause worry is wasteful
and useless in times like these.
I won't be made useless.
I won't be idle with despair,
I will gather myself around my faith.
Light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

Onward !!!! 

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Notations On Our World (Special Editon): Launching Our #MovieCorner

It is Oscar Season here and the  Award season is in full force.  Over the week-end, the BAFTA's were awarded in the UK as all again paid homage to the #MeToo & #TimesUp movements.

What we will be launching here in our Education Property is a "Film Corner" as We wanted to share the following Three movies we will be sharing reviews of over the ensuing weeks--as we hope all catch it and share their thoughts here: 

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On a Realistic Look at life in Iran 

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Girls of the Sun (On the Plight of the Kurdish Fighters--poignant as they are fighting the Turks in Syria)

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On the Final Year of the Obama Administration 

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Notations from the Grid (Special Week-End Edition): #MarchForOurLives

Our team had the pleasure to be supportive and helped curate to spread the word over the President's Day Week-End on the Tragedy in Florida--as the students of Parkland have called for a March on Washington and throughout the United States.        If you have not done so, please visit the website and sign up to join the March:

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Notations On Our World (Weekly Edition): 2000 Years of Economic History

As our team reviewed this, all we could note is this:  Somethings a picture is worth a trillion words.....

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Notations On Our World (Special Edition): On #VOTE100 in the UK

Monday, February 5, 2018

Notations From the Grid (Weekly Edition): On Scams (Please Be Aware)

Please note these from the IC3:

U.S. Department of Homeland Security US-CERT
National Cyber Awareness System:

02/01/2018 09:22 PM EST

Original release date: February 01, 2018
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an article addressing scams targeting online daters. In this type of fraud, cyber criminals target victims, gain their confidence, and trick them into sending money.
To stay safer online, review the FTC article on Online Dating Scams and the NCCIC/US-CERT tip on Staying Safe on Social Networking Sites. If you think you have been a victim of an online dating scam, report your experience to
02/01/2018 09:18 PM EST

Original release date: February 01, 2018
The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has released an alert on impersonation scams. In these schemes, scammers send emails impersonating IC3 to trick recipients into providing personally identifiable information or downloading malicious files. Users should use caution when reviewing unsolicited messages.
NCCIC/US-CERT encourages consumers to refer to the IC3 Alert and the NCCIC/US-CERT Tip on Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks for more information.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Notations On Our World (Special Edition): On How Far We've Come...

It is always fascinating to us as our journey of service continues to be reflective as we are here.   As this property is dedicated to Education,  we found it poignant on where we've been.   This one was the total internet in 1969:

What we also found hillarious was this courtesy of Vala Afshar when Sir Tim Berners-Lee first proposed the Interent to @CERN--their response:  Vague, but exciting...

Look at how far we've come!!!

Onward :)