Leadership: Excerpt from "Love Sense" by Dr. Sue Johnson
Scientific descriptions of successful leaders in business and the armed forces reflect the qualities of model attachment figures. They are tuned in and responsive to subordinates, they give them guida...
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Excerpt from "Love Sense" by Dr. Sue Johnson
Anniversaries are a great opportunity for reconnection. What if we renewed our wedding vows not after ten or twenty years together, as some of us do, but every year? We could talk with our partner to ...
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Service Level Agreements (SLAs) in the Cloud | WIRED
Availability (e.g. 99.99% during work days, 99.9% for nights/weekends)
Performance (e.g. maximum response times)
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508270 - Source maps cache not refreshed - chromium - Monorail
Easiest temp work-around for this was to use an incognito window.
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Another suburb reports problems with digital water meters
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Customers complain about water meter running backwards, six-figure bill
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Preparing Your Home Before You Leave For Extended Vacations | Home Improvement Information | Ask Shell Busey | Housesmart
Before leaving your home unoccupied for an extended length of time review this check list of pre-vacation tasks that should be addressed before leaving on vacation.

Have a family member or friend drop in 2 times per week.
Defrost fridge, remove meats and dairy products and shut off automatic ice maker.
Shut off water supply to clothes washer.
Pour a litre of water (add 3 tablespoons of bleach to litre) in dishwasher and clothes washer.
Shut the water supply off under each toilet tank and flush toilet to empty tank.
Add 1 tbs. of mineral oil in toilet and cover with saran wrap. Evaporation in toilets and drains can result in sewer smell.
Force as much water as possible out of traps with a plunger. Check for traps in these locations: Kitchen sink, bathroom sinks, bathtub and/or shower drains, toilets, floor drains and sump pump if you have one. And pour 1 litre of water with 3 tablespoons of antifreeze.
Pour 1 tsp. Mineral oil into floor drains.
Unplug any instant hot water heaters i.e: countertop units.
Turn the setting on the hot water tank to vacation.
Shut off supply hoses to automatic washing machines.
When you are taking a winter vacation, winterize outside faucets by shutting off the individual water supplies and draining the faucets by turning to the on position.
Drain humidifier, which is located inside home the furnace.
Leave thermostats for furnace or heating systems at 17-19 Degrees Celsius.
The rule of thumb is to shut off anything that might freeze and/or fracture a pipe.
Garden hose drained and stored in warm place.

Other Home Security Tips:

Maintain your lawn before you leave or have someone mow your lawn while you are gone.
Do not let deliveries accumulate. Have a neighbor pickup mail, newspapers and packages daily. If that is not possible, then have deliveries stopped, so they do not pile up.
Ask a neighbor to use your garbage cans. An empty garbage can is a tip-off that you are away.
Do not hide keys in common places: under your doormat, flower pot, or window ledge.
Use timers for lights to turn them on and off at different times.
Contact your alarm company to let them know you will be away. If in a complex advise council (strata) you’re away.
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WhatsApp Video Calling vs Skype vs FaceTime: Which Consumes the Least Data? | NDTV Gadgets360.com
Apple’s FaceTime used the least amount of data in the test, eating up 8.8MB of data in a 4-minute call.
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Home Insulation Contractors | Concord and Bay Area
Our comprehensive test utilizes the blower door, a temperature difference from inside to outside and an infra red camera. The infra red camera is crucial in finding air leaks through wall cavities and insulation voids.
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Two Years With a Minisplit Heat Pump | GreenBuildingAdvisor.com
The best candidates are houses with open plans, so the heat pump can heat a good portion of the kitchen/dining/living space, and houses where the other rooms are located where natural convection (warm air rising) can transport heat to them.
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React autobinding
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Taking children on a plane - Travel.gc.ca
The AmSafe CARES device is a child restraint device designed for use on board aircraft that has been accepted for use in Canada.
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using ffmpeg to extract audio from video files
ffmpeg -i video.mp4 -f mp3 -ab 96000 -vn music.mp3
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Organizing State · Redux
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