Just What Is SIP And SS7…. And How Do They Work With VoIP?

Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and Signaling System 7 (SS7) are the common protocols used for transmitting voice across networks. Just how they work with VoIP….or not….opens the door for both concerns and opportunity. Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is a protocol developed by IETF MMUSIC Working Group and proposed standard for initiating, modifying, and terminating an…

Great African Civilizations

There have been many misconceptions about the lives of Africans before the advent of European and American colonization. According to some historians, Africans were nothing more than savages whose only contributions to the world were farming and slaves. This is not true. The history of ancient Africa is just as interesting, complex, and sophisticated as…

Be a Pragmatic Dreamer

Many people give up too quickly on their dreams, under the guise of being pragmatic. Not that pragmatism is wrong, but it must never be taken out of context. Pragmatism is not an escape hatch for avoiding the hard work dream-making requires. It is an essential dream-making process, which helps us recognize what is important,…

Week of Firsts

A week of firsts is how I would definitely sum up my experience thus far after being in a foreign country for the last week. These awkward and uneasy situations have me pondering how often an individual truly puts themselves in a position of discomfort. Yes, I’m talking about deliberately placing oneself in a vulnerable…

Floor Cleaning – Do it Right

Your floor is the single largest area of ​​the house. This means that you must have gone through detailed planning and spent a lot of time deciding on its design as well as structure. A floor is the first thing that will get a visitor's attention when stepping inside a home. In this light, you…

Man is the Most Amazing Jack Ass

"All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: They have their entrances and their exits:" Old Will Shakespeare knew his stuff, because that line alone is worth the price of admission. Now if you couple that with the famous Mark Twain quote, "Man is the most amazing Jack ass" you…

The Goat Below

As a boy of 14, I was always looking for adventure. As I look back, I am amazed that my parents let me do so much. Dad had taken a break from the coal mining business and opened a service station on the main road through Englewood, Tennessee. We moved the house trailer onto the…

Euphoria – The Pioneers of Hindi Rock

Euphoria may be defined as a state of mind of extreme elation where the heart and the mind are at their best. The band Euphoria burst onto the music scene in the late 1990s when Hindi rock was still trying to make an impression in the music scene in India. They took their chances and…

Mastering One Method at a Time To Improve Internet Marketing Productivity

Internet marketing productivity is a difficult ideal to help specifically because there are so many different techniques to master. It's easy to get cooked up in a crush of information. SEO, social media marketing, social bookmarking, forum marketing, article marketing, blog comment marketing, relationship building, community building, pay-per-click advertising, back links and JV partnerships. Any…

Bed Bugs – How Do They See?

Although bed bugs love feeding on human blood they do not have eyes that see like human beings. These parasitic creatures have what is called a compound eye structure. It is thought that they do not see in color, that they visualize in black and white. A bed bugs eye is made up of hundreds…

Fidelity – The Element to a Prosperous Relationship

Infidelity, not being true to your purpose, is devastating to most relationships. Thousands end up in the divorce courts every year because one of the partners has not maintained his or her fidelity. Such problems in relationships can be overcome by patience and understanding and love and by repentance of the offending partner. I was…