Open Maze moved to new blogger home

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My blog OpenMaze is in a new URL. If you have a bookmarked the previous url http://sampathid.blogspot.com, this will no longer available. You will redirect to my new URL.My new URL for the blog is,http://openmazer.blogspot.com/

[tutorial] How to setup Virtual Host using WAMP

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In order to run PHP on your local Windows computer, you need to install a server stack - either WAMP orXAMPP. Either will do, but for the purposes of this tutorial we're going to stick with WAMP.If you have your php project in another directory, this tutorial will help you to setup virtual directory in WAMP to point to your ...

"Shut Up & Write" (Monday Motivator for Faculty for the Future, May 18, 2015 )

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This is an excerpt from the Monday Motivator Program of Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. Please find the original document here. The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community of over 71,000 graduate students, post-docs, and faculty members.Last week I received lots of mail about ending post-summer regret. Many of ...

Let's Get Ready for Summer Writing (Monday Motivator for Faculty for the Future, May 11, 2015)

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This is an excerpt from the Monday Motivator Program of Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. Please find the original document here. The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community of over 71,000 graduate students, post-docs, and faculty members. For those of you on the semester calendar: happyy end of term! ...

Evolution of Music - Bollywood and Hollywood

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Heres couple of most popular evolution of music videos in the Youtube.Evolution of Bollywood Music - Penn Masala, andMime Through Time by SketchSHE. Enjoy, and comment if you know any other relevant ones..............--------------------------------- "A meek endeavor to the triumph" Open Maze by Sampath Jayarathna http://sampathsid.blogspot.com

Transitioning To The Summer (Monday Motivator for Faculty for the Future, April 27 2015)

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This is an excerpt from the Monday Motivator Program of Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. Please find the original document here. The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community of over 71,000 graduate students, post-docs, and faculty members.I don't know about you but I love the last few weeks of ...

It's Crunch Time (Monday Motivator for Faculty for the Future, April 20, 2015 )

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This is an excerpt from the Monday Motivator Program of Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. Please find the original document here. The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community of over 71,000 graduate students, post-docs, and faculty members.The end of the semester must be near because nearly all the new ...

There Is No Guru (Monday Motivator for Faculty for the Future, April 13, 2015 )

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This is an excerpt from the Monday Motivator Program of Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. Please find the original document here. The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community of over 71,000 graduate students, post-docs, and faculty members.We've all heard repeatedly how important "mentoring" is to our professional success. But ...

The Voice - Season 8 - Winner Predictions

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Time for my predictions for The Voice Season 8. This is after the first live playoffs.The 12 contestants from the 4 teams,Team Adam : Brian Johnson, Joshua Davis, Deanna JohnsonTeam Blake : Corey Kent White, Hannah Kirby, Meghan Linsey,Team Xtina : India Carney, Kimberly Nichole, Rob Taylor,Team Pharrell : Koryn Hawthrone, Mia Z, Sawyer Federicks,My 4 finalist,Mia Z, Kimberly Nichole, ...

Pick Your Battles (Monday Motivator for Faculty for the Future, April 6, 2015 )

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This is an excerpt from the Monday Motivator Program of Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. Please find the original document here. The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community of over 71,000 graduate students, post-docs, and faculty members.There is a whole lot of free-floating frustration in the air lately! My ...

The Art of Delegation (Monday Motivator for Faculty for the Future, March 30, 2015 )

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This is an excerpt from the Monday Motivator Program of Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. Please find the original document here. The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community of over 71,000 graduate students, post-docs, and faculty members.It's always perplexing to me that new faculty who describe themselves as physically, ...

Listen to Your Body (Monday Motivator for Faculty for the Future, March 16, 2015 )

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This is an excerpt from the Monday Motivator Program of Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. Please find the original document here. The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community of over 71,000 graduate students, post-docs, and faculty members.This time of year my e-mail is overflowing with messages from new faculty ...

How to hide posts from Blogger?

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Actually sometimes we publish some posts that we don’t want to be seen by anyone. It can be any reason and any post that you wish not to show in your homepage can be easily hidden from your visitors.Don’t panic, there wont be any codes to enter in your template (as what others suggested) and I'm not going to share ...

Have You Fallen Into The Teaching Trap? (Monday Motivator for Faculty for the Future Monday, March 9, 2015 )

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This is an excerpt from the Monday Motivator Program of Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. Please find the original document here. The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community of over 71,000 graduate students, post-docs, and faculty members.My first tenure-track job was extraordinarily teaching intensive. I taught five courses per ...

Time for a 360 (Monday Motivator for Faculty for the Future Monday, March 2, 2015 )

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This is an excerpt from the Monday Motivator Program of Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. Please find the original document here. The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community of over 71,000 graduate students, post-docs, and faculty members.It’s hard to believe that it’s already the first week of March! I’m ...

Are You Maxed Out? (Monday Motivator for Faculty for the Future February 23, 2015)

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This is an excerpt from the Monday Motivator Program of Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. Please find the original document here. The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community of over 71,000 graduate students, post-docs, and faculty members.I recently gave a time management workshop to a completely exhausted group of ...

Hedge Your Bets (Monday Motivator for Faculty for the Future)

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This is an excerpt from the Monday Motivator Program of Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. Please find the original document here. The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community of over 71,000 graduate students, post-docs, and faculty members.Last week's Monday Motivator ("Get Out There and Shake It!") definitely pressed some ...