Instead of compressing our data, we could encrypt it or
even do both. Encryption can easily be achieved using
the mcrypt extension which has been available in PHP
since PHP 3, but really only became powerful in PHP 4.
I really want to recommend that you read more about
cryptography before you start using it in your software.
It’s best to understand why you do something a certain
way than to just assume that it will be secure enough,
when following the instructions I give below.
This is a book that you will ﬁnd difﬁcult to stop reading, and it is a book that
you will not easily forget. There are facts in this book about causal analysis,
measurement, and statistical methodology that will cause you to rethink
much of what you assumed or were told was “best practice.” It is also an
exciting book because of what it promises the social scientistda pioneering
venture into the undiscovered country of a 21st-century psychological
We present a simple and effective semisupervised method for training dependency parsers. We focus on the problem of lexical representation, introducing features that incorporate word clusters derived from a large unannotated corpus. We demonstrate the effectiveness of the approach in a series of dependency parsing experiments on the Penn Treebank and Prague Dependency Treebank, and we show that the cluster-based features yield substantial gains in performance across a wide range of conditions. ...
The systematic acquisition of real estate properties over time is unquestionably
one of the surest means of accumulating wealth. While building a
respectable real estate portfolio is a process that can take months, or even
years, the patient and diligent investor enjoys a high probability of earning
above-average returns for his or her efforts. Careful analysis, however, is
required for each and every property considered. Proper analysis is not limited
to a simple review of the property’s condition and location. To be successful
in this business requires a more exhaustive approach....
What are the keys to success? Scientists have studied the traits, beliefs, and practices of successful people in all walks of life. But the answers they find wind up in stuffy academic journals aimed at other scientists.
The 100 Simple Secrets of Successful People takes the best and most important research results from over a thousand studies and spells out the key findings in ways we can all understand. Each entry contains advice based on those findings, a real life example of what to do or not to do, and a telling statistic based on scientific researc...
I am an admitted object-oriented fanatic. I have been designing and implementing object-oriented
software for more than twenty years. When I started designing and implementing object-oriented
, I encountered many detractors. They would say things like “The object model isn’t
complete,” “You can’t have public variables,” “The development environment doesn’t work well
with objects,” “Objects and vector operations don’t mix,” “Object-oriented code is too hard to
debug,” and “MATLAB objects are too slow.
We have found the use of the radar — our risk radar — to be a simple
and useful device to allow us to present a snapshot of the top 10 strategic
business risks for a company, a sector or indeed the global economy
as a whole. The radar allows us to show both the scale of the challenge
and its nature.
Even with limited programming experience, you can easily learn to create apps for the Android platform with this complete guide to App Inventor for Android. App Inventor for Android is a visual language that relies on simple programming blocks that users can drag and drop to create apps. This handy book gives you a series of fully worked-out apps, complete with their programming blocks, which you can customize for your own use or use as a starting point for creating the next killer app. And it's all without writing a single line of code. Don't miss the book's special section...
You’re in good company. According to one survey, fi ve out of six adults
in North America are considering changing jobs.2 And according to our
co-creators (who represent 43 countries), it’s like this across the globe.
Many of us, though, lack a structured way to think about the complex and
— let’s face it — messy subject of switching careers. We need a simple,
powerful approach — one in tune with the modern workscape and our
Enter the business model: an excellent framework by which to describe,
analyze, and reinvent a career....
Think Python is an introduction to Python programming for beginners. It starts with basic concepts of programming, and is carefully designed to define all terms when they are first used and to develop each new concept in a logical progression. Larger pieces, like recursion and object-oriented programming are divided into a sequence of smaller steps and introduced over the course of several chapters.
For example, by insulating our cavity walls we can cut heat loss in our homes by around a third.
It is easily available, cheap and will save all of those homes money in the long run, as well as
reducing their impact on climate change. Yet 11 million houses in the UK that could have cavity
wall insulation have yet to install it. Other individual actions revolve around our choice of
transport, the food we ...
If you are new to programming in the JavaTM language, have some
experience with other languages, and are familiar with things like displaying
text or graphics or performing simple calculations, this tutorial could be for
you. It walks through how to use the Java® 2 Platform software to create
and run three common types of programs written for the Java
platform—applications, applets, and servlets
In fact, existing regulation, both private and governmental, is working to
punish the individual responsible in that case. However, a simple legal
restriction on the number of embryos transferred would not be desirable. It is
preferable that the clinical judgment of highly trained specialty physicians,
brought to bear on the particular circumstances of each case and made with
evidence-based national guidelines in mind, determine the course of
A controlling owner in this situation could extract wealth from the firm,
receive the entire benefit, but only bear a fraction of the cost. We offer a simple
pyramidal structure to illustrate this point. An entrepreneur owns 25% of the stock in
publicly traded Firm A, which in turn owns 32% of the stock in Firm B. In the most
modest scenario, we note that the entrepreneur controls 25% of Firm B -- the weakest
link in the chain of voting rights. At the same time, the entrepreneur owns about 8% of
the cash flow rights of Firm B, the product of the two ownership stakes...
The development of these skills is not a simple task, and can only be achieved after some
years of experience in multicultural teams. To reduce the time to master these skills, and improve
the likelihood of success in a first global project, you can attend “soft-skills” training sessions and
request coaching from more experienced global project managers.
Given the substantial findings in the area of control and cancer, it is important to
explore the construct of control in greater depth. It has been argued (Shapiro, Schwartz,
&Astin, 1996) that the relationship between control and health is not a simple linear one:
“control is good, and the more control one has the better.”Acceptance (positive yielding)
is a unique feature of control that is often overlooked in Western psychology (Shapiro &
Astin, 1998), and yet, the literature demonstrates that acceptance is a crucial component
in gaining an optimal sense of control.
In the case of oxidized plastocyanin fromSynechocystissp.
PCC6803, an NMR approach based on classical two and
three dimensional experiments for sequential assignment
leaves unobserved 14 out of 98 amino acids. A protocol
which simply makes use of tailored versions of 2D HSQC
and 3D CBCA(CO)NH and CBCANH leads to the identi-fication of nine of the above 14 residues.
With just one question: "Did you learn English as what?" Will have thousands of different answers based on each person's learning experience. Some people practice their English skills by listening to music and watch foreign films, but also buried in the book with both a storehouse of infinite knowledge without knowing what are the stops. All these experiences are very useful but the important thing is to further develop their own habits to learn English every day - a simple task but it is very powerful in boosting your English ability ....