FIX BLANK: Windows 7 – Turn Windows features on or off

Download and install:

System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 (KB947821) {175Mb}]

from the following URL:

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=3132

NOTE: If still blank, Restart windows and check again

 

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Beautiful advice from a divorced man after 16 years of marriage

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Launch: SPOT THE TRAFFIK

LAS786:

7 Forms of Exploitation and how to spot them.
http://www.stopthetraffik.org/spot

Originally posted on STOP THE TRAFFIK blog spot:

WHAT DOES A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN TRAFFICKED LOOK LIKE?

SPOT THE TRAFFIK: A tool to equip community members and frontline professionals to identify and help victims of trafficking.

A local authority employee may be the only person to enter a house and see someone who is trapped and being exploited. STOP THE TRAFFIK has always believed that community members, in particular frontline professionals, are critical agents of change in the fight to disrupt trafficking routes and uncover hidden victims.

Funded by the Home Office and developed with Sea Communications, STOP THE TRAFFIK is excited to announce the launch of SPOT THE TRAFFIK, a pioneering multimedia tool. This new resource includes free online materials and the opportunity for face-to-face training.

This innovative project provides a clear, accessible route for frontline professionals to get informed and equipped about what to look for so they are alert for indicators that are…

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All that glitters…

LAS786:

5000+ Child Labourers !!

Originally posted on STOP THE TRAFFIK blog spot:

If you check the packaging of many cosmetic products you may see ‘Mica’ listed among many other ingredients. This is the most common mineral used in mineral make-up, giving lip gloss, foundation, powder, eye-shadow and nail-polish its sleek shimmer.

What it doesn’t list in the ingredients is that children risk their lives to put this sparkle into western cosmetics.

Thousands of children as young as six are involved in the “illegal” collection of Mica from the soil before it is exported to major brands in the West.

Collecting Mica involves working in the mines of Jharkland and Bihar, India, which are often 3 to 4 kilometres deep into the jungle, where the pieces of Mica can be found within the mud on the ground. Retrieving the particles involves repeatedly digging up mud, sieving it, setting aside anything valuable and moving onto the next bit.

Mica mining has multiple dangers and…

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How to manage a Google Calendar with LEGOs and a smartphone

KISS!!!

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Hewlett Packard may offer an OpenStack distribution of its own

My Favourite kind of cloud, OpenStack ;-)

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How enterprises are capitalizing on emerging technologies (with a little help from startups)

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