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How to Write a LinkedIn Recommendation

Simple Instructions for Recommending Someone on LinkedIn
Do you know how to recommend someone on LinkedIn?  Recommending someone on LinkedIn is relatively simple, if you know what you are doing. There are many good reasons why you should recommend others and why you should request recommendations for your own LinkedIn profile. As suggested by the folk at LinkedIn:
"A recommendation is a statement that is written by a LinkedIn member to recognize or commend a connection, such as a colleague, business partner, or student. People who view your profile will often read the recommendations you've received from your connections to see what others have to say about your work." For those who haven’t recommended someone before, or who are requesting a recommendation from someone who may not know how to do it, this simple 5-step guide should help you to write a recommendation without too much hassle. 
Here we go:
1 — Log on to LinkedIn > open recommendee’s profile page >…
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Immanuel Kant's Notion of Genius in Art

This article was written in 1999 and was part of a paper I was completing in Art Theory under the tutelage of Dr Denis Dutton. Having the good fortune to be a student of Dr Dutton's was a highlight of my academic studies and I am very proud to boast of an 'A' mark for this particular essay. I have updated it slightly and it will be part of a larger collection of academic articles I plan on publishing, concentrating on art, literature and philosophical theory. Denis Laurence Dutton (9 February 1944 – 28 December 2010) was a philosopher of art, web entrepreneur and media activist. He was a professor of philosophy at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. He was also a co-founder and co-editor of the websites Arts & Letters Daily, ClimateDebateDaily.com and cybereditions.com

KANT’S NOTION OF GENIUS IN ART
In an integral section of The Critique of Judgement[1] that deals with notions of art, Kant attempts to explain what constitutes a fine or beautiful wo…

Life Hacks For New Dads

Investing in Breastfeeding — a Newbie Father’s Guide
To quote Bob Dylan, the time's they are a changing. I’m returning to the work-force and coming to the end of my tenure as a ‘stay-at-home-dad.’ I think I have learned much, grown in maturity (now having the grey hairs to prove it!) and changed my world-view to encompass my role as a father. Before I regress and potentially forget all the important life-lessons and various child-rearing wisdom learned along the way, I realized that I should probably write down what I have gleaned from this whirl-wind tour called ‘fatherhood.’ 
Hopefully, what I share might bail some poor unsuspecting sap from the dog-box, or actually prevent them from ever having to step foot inside said dog-box. So without further ado, here are my‘Dad Hacks.’
For those of you who have just become dads, welcome to the club. Most new fathers will notice fairly soon how ‘new’ everything is! Suddenly you have a new baby, a new wife/partner, and a new life…

How to Combine Multiple PDFs With Adobe Bridge CS5 and Acrobat

If you are using Adobe Photoshop CS5 you have probably discovered that you cannot merge multiple (PDF/image) files without a great deal of effort and manual dexterity.  If you have the Adobe suite there is a much simpler and effective way of doing it, as outlined below. Adobe Suite (CS5) includes Adobe Bridge - follow the instructions below to seamlessly merge multiple PDFs into a single PDF file presentation. Can be used for images as well.  Merging Multiple PDFs With Adobe Bridge CS5
1 - Assemble PDF files (or JPEGs etc) into an easily accessible folder (Desktop etc). Make sure to name the files alpha-numerically so that they automatically sort when you open them in Adobe Bridge (e.g. file_1, file_2, file_3, file_4…).

2 - Open Photoshop/Adobe Bridge CS5

3 - Use the drop-down ‘Folders’ tab to select the file folder with the PDFs/JPEGs you wish to merge into a single PDF (see image below).



4 - Select all the images/PDFs you want from the lower window and they will appear in the …