Month: June 2015

Infographic – Subject Of Study More Important Than Location

Random assortment of infographics: The infographic, as described below, shows that the 20-year average annual financial return on a degree relies more on the subject of the degree rather than the university which granted the degree. Source: http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21646220-it-depends-what-you-study-not-where

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Infographic – International Gender Education Performance Gap

Random assortment of infographics: The infographic, as described below, shows the percentage of low achievers by gender and country. Source: http://www.economist.com/news/international/21645759-boys-are-being-outclassed-girls-both-school-and-university-and-gap

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Infographic – Unauthorized Immigrants as Share of State Population in 2012

Random assortment of infographics: The infographic, as described below, shows the unauthorized immigrant population percentage of each state. Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/govbeat/wp/2014/11/21/the-undocumented-immigrant-population-explained-in-7-maps/

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Android – AdMob Smart Banner Mediation Workaround

Background Using the AdMob mediation network has been very convenient. There is a newer mobile ad banner type called “Smart Banners“, which AdMob created, that allows the SDK to automatically display the best banner size based on the device’s screen

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CrashPlan – Ubuntu 14.04 GUI Crash after Installation

Background CrashPlan has been an affordable and secure solution for backing up local content into their centralized cloud server. The GUI is based on Java, allowing it to run on multiple platforms, including Linux and specifically Ubuntu. Issue On Ubuntu

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PHP Pagination – Two small tweaks

Background PHP and MySQL are very powerful. I had a web site with roughly 100,000 rows coming from the joining of three tables that would take at least a few seconds to be output to the web browser and displayed

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