July brings us International Joke Day on the first day of the month. Jokester Bugs Bunny first debuted in cartoons this month in 1940. Bastille Day, celebrated on July 14, dates back to 1790. Princess Diana was born in 1961. You can make your best move on the 20th during International Chess Day. And, in the words of Shooter Jennings, “You were pretty as can be, sitting in the front seat, looking at me, telling me you love me, and you’re happy to be with me on the 4th of July. We sang Stranglehold to the stereo, couldn’t take no more of that rock ‘n roll, so we put on a little George Jones and just sang along.”
Just like Salesforce provides a complete workflow solution for sales and marketing, and Cerner provides a complete workflow solution for nurses and doctors, eKita sees itself as the global platform that standardizes education technology to provide a complete academic workflow platform for students and teachers.
One of the fundamental pillars of neoclassical economics is rational choice theory. Rational choice theory relies on the assumption that people make rational decisions to maximize personal advantage. So that means wanting more, rather than less, of a good that provides value. Since there are constraints on resources (you don’t have unlimited time or money) people make choices on how to optimize that personal advantage.
If you’ve tried Match.com or OkCupid with the hopes of finding your dream date, it can be a little overwhelming and scary. These dating sites help individuals meet each other, but what if you can’t decide what to do on your date? This week’s Must Have App HowAboutWe.com takes a totally different approach to dating by starting with the most important part first, the activity itself! Now, it’s easier than ever to find that perfect someone or the perfect something, all thanks to the cloud.
Harry Marshall is the CEO of myFIVEby, a dedicated place for thinkers and makers to share stories, ideas and experiences, engage in conversations with others and discover novel content from the community. Combining the convenience and community of a social network with the creative focus and substance of a blogging platform, Marshall calls it “blogging, reinvented.”
The idea behind Screenleap is simple: the cloud-based service allows you to share your screen in seconds to anyone with a web connection. This capability enhances online interactions and can immediately improve sales and online meetings, collaboration and customer support.
Bucketfeet is artist designed footwear. The company’s mission is to find a different artist to design every shoe produced. Talented artists from around the world get the global exposure they deserve, and you get the artist’s vision in an awesome, original shoe. The shoe is the platform to tell the artists’ stories and showcase their art. Bucketfeet collaborations range from working with street artists from Bogota to graphic designers from New York City, resulting in super comfortable, unique canvas shoes that stand out in a crowd.
June brings us World Environment Day on June 5, celebrating the anti-food waste and food loss campaign themed Think.Eat.Save, that encourages you to reduce your foodprint. Radio was patented in June 1896. Anne Frank was born on June 12, 1929. The first United States astronaut to walk in space was Ed White in 1965. Steve Jobs introduced the Apple II computer in June 1977. The first day of summer is on June 21. And, in the words of Dr Seuss, “How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon. December is here before June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?”
Looking for a task management application that moonlights as email? okdo.it is productivity software that marries email and task management, creating an email application that organizes email messages into tasks. You simply compose a message, add tasks to the message, add attachments if you like and send the message. You instantly have email that’s fully organized by email content, tasks and attachments with applicable due dates and alerts when things are due.