1.. Money is no object and Expense is no object.
Fig. It does not matter how much something costs. Please show me your finest automobile. Money is no object. I want the finest earrings you have. Don’t worry about how much they cost because expense is no object.
2. Time . . . → Read More: Finance Idioms and Proverbs (Part 2)
Convocatoria al Segundo Encuentro
4 y 5 de Julio de 2013 de 18.30 a 21.30hs
en el CAETI, Centro de Altos Estudios en Tecnología Informática
Llamado a la presentación de charlas:
Teniendo en cuenta el carácter multidisciplinario de los asistentes al encuentro, recomendamos seguir las siguientes pautas:
1. PRESENTACIÓN DE TRABAJOS
-Las charlas no deben ser . . . → Read More: Convocatoria Segundo Encuentro de R Argentina
Meaning and Etymology
1. It’s money for old rope: profit obtained by little or no effort. (also) be money for jam (British informal)
if a job is money for old rope, it is an easy way of earning money Babysitting is money for old rope if the children go to sleep early. Most people think being a professional . . . → Read More: Finance Idioms and Proverbs (Part 1)
A Look Inside a Hedge Fund’s Black-Box Trading
A hedge fund started by four young math wizards is using a branch of artificial intelligence, called “computer learning,” to make investment decisions. Rebellion Research’s four, 20-something-year-old partners explain how their computer program “thinks” up . . . → Read More: A Look Inside a Hedge Fund’s Black-Box Trading Video from WSJ
Data Scientists: Your Must-Have Business Investment from . . . → Read More: Data Science Slide share
In this post, I’ve decided to share three outstanding sessions related to technology and tech-tools.
Our first session is”Moving with the Times:mobile literacy and ELT”by Nicky Hockly.
The second one is “Using Technology to provide content-rich feedback” by Russell Stannard.
To download the ppt presentation click here.
And last but not least, “Developing presentation skills with open source speech visualization . . . → Read More: The IATEFL Liverpool Online Sessions tech-package
During this intense week reporting as a blogger for the 47th IATEFL Conference I’ve been amazed for the sharing of new visions, materials, perspectives, stories and teaching experiences.
This time, I’d like to share with you this session by Nick Peachey talking about the web-based tools and the evaluation criteria to decide which ones to use and . . . → Read More: Evaluating web-based tools for language instruction by Nik Peachey
There’s an old adage that says: “Fail early, fail fast, fail often.” Most stories of entrepreneurs and innovators constantly refer to learning from failure. Now, the question is: how do you actually turn failure into success?
This event is inspired by the ‘Nests Failure Fest: Education, Innovation and Enterprise and it’ll be bringing you as . . . → Read More: IATEFL Failure Fest: how is failure a better teacher than success?
When we think about online courses or even more , let’s say, setting up and running online English courses, we need to consider different aspects, different issues in order to maximise the chance of these courses being successful, as Fiona points out in this session.
Now the question is: How can we approach it? Well, Fiona mentions . . . → Read More: Setting up and running a successful online course by Fiona Thomas
How many times we find ourselves thinking about how to motivate our ELT class? Well, then out of the blue, it pops out: MUSIC. And, we will all agree that not only is a great source of data for ELT but also fun. Now, according to David Cristal there has been relatively little analysis of the . . . → Read More: The world in which we live in: Beatles, blends and blogs-David Cristal Plenary Session