A democratização do aprendizado de idiomas

Estamos encerrando o ano de 2018, momento oportuno para compartilharmos alguns indicadores com nossos clientes e amigos. Apesar da crise econômica no Brasil, batemos o recorde de views no nosso site/blog: 133.803 acessos até 03 de dezembro, 98.831 visitantes únicos e uma média de 1,35 posts por visitante. Porém, há uma questão que nos chama a… Read More

Live the Time – Happy New Year!!!

Dear friends and readers / Prezados amigos e leitores, English We would like to wish you a wondeful 2018. Our gift is the video ‘Live the Time’, filmed by Neil Bronhall, cameraman / photographer awarded with an Emmy for camera work on the BBC Sir David Attenborough ‘The Private Life of Plants’ series’. Neil was fascinated… Read More

The cost of higher education at the world’s top universities

Higher education received abroad has always been a widely recognized standard, and students from all over the world are dreaming about it. These are the current costs (end of 2016) of studying (for international students) at the world’s top universities:  

Improve your sense of humor before a job interview

Having a good sense of humor reduces stress, helps you cope with pain, creates empathy in social situations, and can even improve your odds of finding a mate. Learn to laugh at yourself If you can find the absurdity in your own circumstances, you can keep them from getting you down. That’s what comedian Tig… Read More

Automaton

Pierre Jaquet-Droz (1721–1790) was a Swiss-born watchmaker of the late eighteenth century. He lived in Paris, London, and Geneva, where he designed and built animated dolls, or automata, to help his firm sell watches and mechanical birds. His astonishing mechanisms fascinated the kings and emperors of Europe, China, India, and Japan. Some consider these devices to be the oldest examples of the computer. The Writer has… Read More

You can do it: coffee

The origin and history of coffee dates back to the 10th century, and possibly earlier with a number of reports and legends surrounding its first use. The native (undomesticated) origin of coffee is thought to have been Ethiopia. The earliest substantiated evidence of either coffee drinking or knowledge of the coffee tree is from the 15th century, in the Sufi monasteries… Read More

Language of the New Generation: Human Resources Acronyms

It is clear that the youngest generation entering the workforce has different communication experiences, and companies are beginning to see the results incorporated into work-related communication methods. The newest generation, also known as (AKA) millenials, has always had access to a cellular phone, an internet connection, and digital music using an MP3 player. Text messaging… Read More