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Online gaming is a technology rather than a genre, a mechanism for connecting players together rather than a particular pattern of gameplay. Online games are played over some form of computer network, now typically on the Internet. One advantage of online games is the ability to connect to multiplayer games,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2012 at Matthew Ross's blog
Leveling guides are instruction books and/or videos that contain hints or complete solutions to specific online games. The line between leveling guides and walkthroughs is somewhat blurred, with the former often containing or being written around the latter. Leveling guides are often published in online. In cases of exceptionally popular... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2012 at Matthew Ross's blog
In January 2012, Star Wars: The Old Republic was officially recognised by Guinness World Records as the "Largest Entertainment Voice Over Project Ever", with over 200,000 lines of recorded dialogue. This feat is recorded in the Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition book. This is quite a remarkable feat indeed. And... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2012 at Matthew Ross's blog
The new game: Star Wars The Old Republic, or SWTOR, is an online role-playing game based on the Star Wars movies. They first let people know about this game about three years ago before the real video game was actually released this month. But some people were able to get... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2012 at Matthew Ross's blog
What do I want for Christmas… You could start guessing the secret desire of my heart right away... but perhaps not yet.... Remember, you have only one shot at Christmas until next year again!...Oh no. .. you say….what if it’s just fun...like on face book playing with my friends..well maybe...... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2011 at Matthew Ross's blog
Internet-based home business. Internet-based home businesses often use drop shipping as a supply chain management technique in which the retailer does not keep goods in stock, but instead transfers customer orders and shipment details to either the manufacturer or a wholesaler, who then ships the goods directly to the customer.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2011 at Matthew Ross's blog
A Static Web Page A static website is one that has web pages stored on the server in the format that is sent to a client web browser. So, how do make website? Well, it’s primarily coded in Hypertext Markup Language, HTML. Sounds hard? Don’t worry. Anybody can put up... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2011 at Matthew Ross's blog
Credit money So the question is what is money? More specifically, what is credit money? Well credit money is any claim against a physical or legal person that can be used for the purchase of goods and services. Examples of credit money include personal IOUs, and in general any financial... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2011 at Matthew Ross's blog
Work-life balance For individuals, telecommuting, or more specifically, arrangements to work from with at home, improves work-life balance, reduces their carbon footprint and fuel usage, frees up the equivalent of 15 to 25 workdays a year—time they would have otherwise spent commuting, and saves between $4,000 and $21,000 per year... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2011 at Matthew Ross's blog
A Web Page A web page or webpage is a document or information resource that is suitable for the World Wide Web and can be accessed through a web browser and displayed on a monitor or mobile device. So, how do make website for the world wide web? Well this... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2011 at Matthew Ross's blog
Telework.. Telecommuting or telework is a work arrangement in which employees enjoy flexibility in working location and hours. In other words, the daily commute to a central place of work is replaced by telecommunication links. Many use their homes to work from with, while others, occasionally also referred to as... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2011 at Matthew Ross's blog
Money.. "Money is a matter of functions four, a medium, a measure, a standard, a store." Paper currency is a common form of legal tender in many countries. So, what is money? Money is legal tender, a medium of payment, allowed by law or recognized by a legal system to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2011 at Matthew Ross's blog
Work from with. A work at home person is an entrepreneur who has something at home to work from with so that they can integrate running their household affairs into their business activities. They are sometimes referred to as a WAHM (work at home mom) or a WAHD (work at... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2011 at Matthew Ross's blog
Purchasing Power. It is generally considered very hard or even meaningless to come up with comparative exchange rates between ancient money & money from modern currencies because the range of products produced by economies of centuries gone by were very different from today, which makes Purchasing power parity (PPP) calculations... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2011 at Matthew Ross's blog
Euro gold and silver commemorative coins. Euro gold and silver commemorative coins are special euro coins minted and issued by member states of the Eurozone, mainly in gold and silver, although other precious metals are also used in rare occasions. Greece was one of the first twelve countries in the... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2011 at Matthew Ross's blog
Money in Greece. The first modern drachma was reintroduced in 1832, soon after the establishment of the modern state of Greece. It replaced the phoenix at par. The drachma was subdivided into 100 lepta (λεπτά, singular lepton, λεπτόν). The first coinage consisted of copper denominations of 1, 2, 5 and... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2011 at Matthew Ross's blog
The Drachma Drachma, pl. drachmas or drachmae (δραχμή, pl. δραχμές or δραχμαί (until 1982)) was the currency used in Greece during several periods in its history. It was an ancient Greek currency unit found in many Greek city states from Classical times on, as well as in many of Alexander's... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2011 at Matthew Ross's blog
German Mark Banknotes. The first was issued in 1948 by the Allied military. There were denominations of ½, 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 DM, with two designs of 20 and 50 DM notes. The second series was introduced in 1948 by the Bank deutscher Länder, an institution... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2011 at Matthew Ross's blog
German Coins. The first German mark coins were issued by the Bank deutscher Länder in 1948 and 1949. From 1950, the inscription Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Federal Republic of Germany) appeared on the coins. Unlike other countries (such as Australia), from the German old coin money to money of the new euro,... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2011 at Matthew Ross's blog
Currency reform in Germany. Since the 1930s, prices and wages had been controlled, but money had been plentiful. That meant that people had accumulated large paper assets, and that official prices and wages did not reflect reality, as the black market dominated the economy and more than half of all... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2011 at Matthew Ross's blog
The Deutsche Mark The Deutsche Mark (German pronunciation: [ˈdɔʏtʃə ˈmaʁk], German mark) was the official currency of West Germany (1948–1990) and Germany (1990–2002) until the adoption of the euro in 2002. It is commonly called the "Deutschmark" in English but not in German. Germans often say "Mark" or "D-Mark". It... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2011 at Matthew Ross's blog
Sweden & Monetary Unions. On 5 May 1873 Denmark with Sweden fixed their currencies against gold and formed the Scandinavian Monetary Union. Prior to this date Sweden used Swedish riksdaler. In 1875 Norway joined this union. The old money & money of the new union were given a fixed echange... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2011 at Matthew Ross's blog
Presence of the euro in Swedish law and bank system. According to the 1995 accession treaty, Sweden is required to join the eurozone and therefore must convert to the euro at some point. Notwithstanding this, on 14 September 2003, a consultative Swedish referendum was held on the euro, in which... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2011 at Matthew Ross's blog
The Swedish Riksbank. On December 18, 2008, the Swedish Riksbank announced a proposal to phase out the 50 öre, the final öre coin, by 2010. Note, however, that the öre would remain as a subdivision unit for electronic payments. On March 25, 2009, the Riksdag formally decided to enact the... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2011 at Matthew Ross's blog
The Swedish krona. The krona (plural: kronor; sign: kr; code: SEK) has been the currency of Sweden since 1873. Both the ISO code "SEK" and currency sign "kr" are in common use; the former precedes the value, the latter follows it. The currency is sometimes referred to as the "Swedish... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2011 at Matthew Ross's blog