Month: November 2008

Zach kills Mack-The-Knife

Check out my talented nephew, Zach, singing Mack-The-Knife.

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SCRIBD.com – Managing a Skype Conference Call

Managing a Skype Conference Call Get your own at Scribd or explore others: Government Tutorial university theory

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Professional Land Surveyor Spotlight – Association of Consulting Surveyors New South Wales

Click here >> Association of Consulting Surveyors New South Wales. Established in 1969, members of the Association include both private sector surveying firms and related disciplines. All members carry professional indemnity insurance while following the Association’s: Code of Ethics Code of Practice Rules

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PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYING EDUCATION – FIG SURVEYING EDUCATION DATABASE

If you are interested in surveying education check out the FIG SURVEYING EDUCATION DATABASE (SEDB) which according to the FIG SEDB site currently contains information on more than 250 institutes and 450 surveying courses in more than 70 countries. You

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Land Surveyors United-Earth’s First Online Surveying Community

What if there was a way for Land Surveyors to meet online and develop social networks, without leaving their desks? Well then I’m happy to introduce to you Land Surveyors United (LSU). This is a social media site developed by

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Basic Land Surveying Glossary from ePalmetto

Basic Land Surveying Definitions Click on the viewer below for a basic land surveying glossary created by Palmetto Equipment & Supply , Inc., with land surveying related definitions:

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Land Surveying Business – 5 Recession Survival Strategies

With the recession and financial meltdown at full pitch, one of the Hallmark’s of this recession is that phones have just completely stopped ringing. Like the banks that are unwilling to lend money, people, too, are hoarding their cash. I know

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BAJR.ORG – British Archaeological Jobs & Resources

British Archaeological Jobs & Resources “Your Gateway to Archaeology – Jobs, Advice, Books & Guides, Resources and more” This is a very interesting site I discovered through a fellow member on the Land Surveyors United social website. It is loaded with

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SCRIBD.com – Time Management 7439 4556

Time Management 7439 4556 Get your own at Scribd or explore others: Business

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EBook: Introducing AutoCAD 2009 and AutoCAD LT 2009

Introducing AutoCAD 2009 and AutoCAD LT 2009 Quickly Master AutoCAD 2009 EssentialsThe new edition of this hands-on guide helps users of all skill levels learn the basics of AutoCAD(r) 2009 and AutoCAD LT(r) 2009 easily and efficiently. Bestselling AutoCAD author

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Professional Land Surveying Business – 5 Steps to Get More Work

In these tough economic times new work is harder and harder to come by. While cost cutting is so very important, you shouldn’t cut back too much on your marketing efforts, if you can afford it. Some of the following

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Checkout Strangemaps – 327 City Maps as a Rorschach Test

Checkout this interesting post of city maps that look like they could be used as Rorschach Tests at StrangeMaps – 327 City Maps as a Rorschach Test

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My Drive to Work Today

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Top Time Management Tips For Busy Entrepreneurs

I don’t think I’ve ever met a business owner who wasn’t busy. Managing your time is one of the hardest things you’ll need to do as an entrepreneur. There’s always too much to do, so you’ll need to manage your time well in order to get everything done. Here are my top time management tips:

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EBook: Business Ethics

Business Ethics Business ethics, as an academic discipline directed at influencing business itself, has developed into an interdisciplinary enquiry, with its own journals, societies, and specialist practitioners. The contributors to this volume reflect on the state of, and prospects for,

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Office Of Space Commercialization – Satellite Navigation

Check out the following information from the Office of Space Commercialization, on it’s Satellite Navigation page. There are a lot of good links and information about satellite GPS navigation. The use of satellites for positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) has

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2008 Presidential Election Map and Links

Interactive Map of 2008 Presidential Election Results: 2008 Presidential Election News Links: Google News Yahoo Election 2008 News  CNN Fox ABC MSNBC CBS FiveThirtyEight.com SwampPolitics.com TheModerateVoice.com

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Private Nonresidential Construction Bounces Back Slightly in September 2008

November 3, 2008 Private Nonresidential Construction Bounces Back Slightly in September Summary After two months of decline, private nonresidential construction spending increased (1.3 percent) in September compared to August, according to the Nov. 8 report by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Land Surveying in a Swamp with a Trimble 4800 RTK GPS and Leica 1200 Robotic Total Station

A good day surveying in a swamp. At least I had some good help and company. My son was in awe of this area and we walked through acres of wildflowers shoulder high, buzzing with thousands of bees, wasps and hornets, not

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Global Mapper

Global Mapper is more than just a utility; it has built in functionality for distance and area calculations, raster blending, feathering, spectral analysis and contrast adjustment, elevation querying, line of sight calculations, cut-and-fill volume calculations, as well as advanced capabilities like

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