A hashtag is basically the Twitter equivalent of metadata on a message. If you want your website or energy-efficiency to be easily found in the search engines, you would add metadata in the website headers which will then be picked up by the Google spiders when they visit. Well, a hashtag is basically the Twitter equivalent. By appending hashtags to your tweets you help Twitter to easily link them.

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Working long hours on computer has become unavoidable for all computer professionals. Even management consultants and corporate workers cannot do away without logging equivalent amount of hours in front of desktops. With advent of computers in our normal working life, we have been exposed to many diseases which have arisen from our sedentary life styles. Read More →

OCR stands for Optical Character Recognition. This technology is employed for converting image or PDF documents in to text with or without formatting. There are many tools which can be employed to get the desired results. But in case you are handling big documents where you would like to preserve the formatting then you should go in for paid services. But if you are looking for free online tools which can handle your requirements then the two websites which comes to my mind are Free Online OCR and Online OCRRead More →

Yoga has potential to cure many ailments of computer professionals. IT and IT enabled service professionals are primarily sitting in front of computers and spending 1/3 of their lives staring at the monitors. This is the prime most reason that work related stress and body ailments are registering rapid increase. IT professionals have become so dependent on computers that only time they lift their hands to write the reason predominantly is signing of cheques. The wrong posture is taking heavy toll on backs resulting in severe cramps and backaches. Time is not far off when young IT workers will be facing exhaustion and severe breakdowns.

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Solar Water Heating Systems are an integral feature of any green building. Solar water heating systems are employed even in conventional buildings for energy efficient measures. Today, there are many solar water heating systems which can be employed to even get temperatures more than the boiling water temperatures. But the common ones which are in domestic use can give easily temperatures up to 65 deg C.  Read More →

Homeschooling was in past looked upon as the option exercised by conservationists who wouldn’t believe in established practiced norms about education and would believe in imparting education to their children at their own pace and beliefs. But over past decade or so the trend has caught on. More and more parents are now opting for Homeschooling flexibilities. But the issue here is to know whether you and your child meets the requisite criteria. Read More →

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Infrastructure projects are associated with huge capital investments and a defined timeline and related overrun expenses. These projects are monitored today with many sophisticated project management aids like Primavera, MS Projects and SAP project suites. When a project is conceived, it is having defined and measurable milestones and interlinking activities with specified durations. No project is planned for failure but it so happens that during the execution stage due to overruns and delays on many other accounts, projects get derailed and misses the deadlines.

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