Friday, July 31, 2009
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Don Dillman's Mail and Internet Surveys, Second Edition has been the definitive guide for creating and conducting successful surveys using both traditional and new media channels. Now, this special 2007 Update of the classic text features major additions covering the latest developments in online survey design and administration.
New and updated material covers both the principles behind and directions for how to:
* Conduct Web surveys
* Visually design questionnaires
* Use paper mailed surveys
As insightful and practical as its classic original, Mail and Internet Surveys, Second Edition, 2007 Update is a crucial resource for any researcher seeking to increase response rates and obtain high-quality feedback from mail, electronic, and other self-administered surveys.
Sunday, July 26, 2009
Chief Traffic Officer Akhtar Abbas presents flowers to commuters on the occasion of the first anniversary of City Traffic Police in Rawalpindi
Solar eclipse is seen in the backdrop of the Yar Hussain refugee camp for residents of Swat
Paralyzed girl lies half-buried in sand.
Friday, July 24, 2009
In this witty and infectious book Madsen Pirie provides a complete guide to using - and indeed abusing - logic in order to win arguments. He identifies with devastating examples all the most common fallacies popularly used in argument. We all like to think of ourselves as clear-headed and logical - but all readers will find in this book fallacies of which they themselves are guilty.
The author shows you how to simultaneously strengthen your own thinking and identify the weaknesses in other people arguments. And, more mischievously, Pirie also shows how to be deliberately illogical - and get away with it. This book will make you maddeningly smart: your family, friends and opponents will all wish that you had never read it.
Publisher's warning: In the wrong hands this book is dangerous. We recommend that you arm yourself with it whilst keeping out of the hands of others. Only buy this book as a gift if you are sure that you can trust the recipient.
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Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Coke Studio - Ya Daddi By Ali Zafar - Season 2 Episode 3
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The E-Commerce Question and Answer Book: A Survival Guide for Business Managers By Anita Rosen.
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Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Microsoft will let its business customers run Office Web off their own, internal servers.
Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) plans to give its corporate customers the option of hosting the company's new Web-based Office 2010 offering on their own servers in order to give them more control of the product.
"All Office volume licensing customers will have the right to Web apps to run themselves on-premises," said Chris Capossela, senior VP for Microsoft's Business unit, in an interview. "This is a really big distinction between Microsoft and our competition," said Capossela, in a reference to rival Google.
Google (NSDQ: GOOG)'s cloud-based Google Apps, which includes Office-style word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation tools, must be tapped from Google's own servers—a situation that makes some IT managers uneasy due to concerns about privacy and security.
"We really believe that for many customers they want the choice of being able to control things themselves," said Capossela. Microsoft will also give its corporate customers the option to access Office Web, as Microsoft is calling the Internet-based version of Office 2010, externally if they lack the infrastructure to run it in internally.
Access to Office Web, which includes versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote optimized for the cloud, is available to Microsoft's subscription customers at no additional charge to the client version. Consumers will be able to access Office Web entirely for free through Microsoft's Windows Live portal.
Office Web will be part of the Office 2010 general release, which is slated for the first half of next year.
Among the enhancements over previous editions are beefed up video and image processing tools that let users edit photos and videos from within their Office documents. New collaboration capabilities allow multiple users to access and edit a single document over the Web.
Microsoft on Monday released a technical preview of the product to selected developers. It plans to introduce a beta version later this year.
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Saturday, July 11, 2009
Gaming Lounge Highlights
PTCL is on a roll when it comes to broadband growth. Over the last year it has added many new cities and expanded its DSL subscriber base. Gaming Lounge is a new value added service launched today, exclusively offered by Buzz portal to its broadband customers. It is well known that young people like to play online games, especially peer-to-peer games. With the high number of youth in Pakistan, this is a smart business move and a proven strategy to make services more sticky. Broadband providers in US have found success with similar approach of targeting young people to get broadband into more households.
Gaming Lounge Highlights
Over 125 Online games of different genres
Online Peer-to-peer gaming
Free to PTCL Broadband users
Accessible here through PTCL gaming site
Peer-to-Peer: Enjoy playing games online with friends and rivals alike to battle it out in terms of skill and strategy
Multi-Genre Games: Games of all kinds of genre available for online multiplayer gaming. Strategy, action, adventure, puzzles, etc.
Choose from over 125 games from different genres including popular multiplayer games such as MOHAA, Counterstrike, Call of Duty, etc.
Friday, July 3, 2009
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Talkshock Mobilink Jazz
The race of teleco adverts has taken a new turn now. We have the on-going trend of taunting at each other in adverts but now its about acquiring over the brand ambassadors.
Ali Zafar, the renowned brand ambassador of Telenor Talkshawk has left all with a shock with his entry in the Mobilink Jazz latest promotion commercial. Talkshock!
The latest promotion is , if you haven’t used your Jazz Sim from May 20th, simply switch it on, and recharge. You will get instant Rs.30 plus 100 percent free balance on your first recharge
The best part of the commercial is “Aaj hi join kia hai, dusari company se aye hain”