14, a 45 minute archeology presentation is “Weeds and Seeds: A History of Dining in Southern Florida,” by Dr. Michelle Williams, director for the southeast and southwest regions of the Florida Public Archeology Network at Florida Atlantic University. The lecture explains how the wealth of natural resources in South Florida has made it a unique dining experience for over 10,000 years.
Below is a recent article Sports Illustrated article about the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant. As I read it I was struck by just how much sense it makes to assess for the purpose of learning (not grading), to grade and assess based on standards, and to intentionally and meaningfully measure growth. It just makes so much sense when it comes to improving in life, as evidenced by this article about Durant’s attempts to improve as a basketball player.
Instead, Masterpass sends a special code known as a token that maps to the card number when the merchant submits the transaction for approval.In a restaurant, the wait to pay is an average of 11 minutes, said Debbie Barta, Mastercard senior vice president of innovation channel management and startup engagement. That too long, and led developers to come up with Qkr! with Masterpass, a mobile payments platform that enables ordering and payment through a smartphone.It offered as Qkr! Marketplace, an API (Mastercard actually has around 60 APIs across its portfolio of services in its developer program already), or as an app that venues can brand, and is also integrated into Oracle point of sale software and systems. If you ordered food or drinks from your seat at Toronto Air Canada Centre, you used Qkr!.are looking for more than just making payments, said James Anderson, Mastercard executive vice president of digital payment products.
For those of you who don’t know, lye (potassium hydroxide/sodium hydroxide) is a powerful industrial chemical used for cleaning drains, killing plants, de budding cow horns, powering batteries and manufacturing biodiesel. Contact with lye can cause chemical burns, permanent scarring, blindness or total deliciousness, depending on whether you pour it onto a herring or your own face. Or, so the lutefisk industry would have us believe..
When the story erupted on TV and social media, Wilcox County became a symbol of race relations stuck in the past. People around the world heard about the sneers from some classmates, the silence from some adults, the school board that says it supports them but didn sponsor its own prom. Thousands lashed out at the old tradition or offered up kind words, cash, dresses, a DJ.