Bits and Pieces, bits and pieces

from the internet, levels of extinction

Extinct (EX) – No known living individuals
Extinct in the wild (EW) – Known only to survive in captivity, or as a naturalized population outside its historic range
Critically Endangered (CR) – Highest risk of extinction in the wild
Endangered (EN) – Higher risk of extinction in the wild
Vulnerable (VU) – High risk of extinction in the wild
Near Threatened (NT) – Likely to become endangered in the near future
Conservation Dependent (CD) – Low risk; is conserved to prevent being near threatened, certain events may lead it to being a higher risk level
Least concern (LC) – Very Low risk; does not qualify for a higher risk category and not likely to be threatened in the near future. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category

from the internet, human-centered design

Human-Centered Design (HCD) is rooted in the belief that those experiencing challenges are the ones that hold the keys to the solution. HCD presents the opportunity for all types of organizations to deeply understand the people they are looking to serve and to create innovative solutions rooted in people’s actual needs.  HCD is uniquely situated to arrive to solutions that are desirable, feasible, and viable. 

from Bing

Bing is not just a search engine. It’s a chatbot, a content creator, a news aggregator and a rewards program. Bing offers beautiful answers, powerful image and video search experiences, trustworthy local and map results and Microsoft Rewards that gives back to you.

from DOD website

At present, there are 11 unified combatant commands within the U.S. Department of Defense:

U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM)
U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM)
U.S. European Command (USEUCOM)
U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM)
U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM)
U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM)
U.S. Space Command (USSPACECOM)
U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM)
U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)
U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM)
U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM)

The first seven of these are geographical combatant commands, each of which focuses on a geographic area of the world and has responsibility for U.S. military forces in that area. The latter four are functional combatant commands, which focus on particular military functions.

from People magazine, Cynthia Ervid quoted 

“Being powerful is every day finding what the most authentic version of yourself is that day and sticking with it.”  

from Wikipedia

“the blowfly or bottle fly, as it is commonly known, is a fly species that is associated with dead animals and people.” 

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