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November 2015

.htaccess – How to redirect all of your traffic to another web site, *except* for some URLs?

Let’s say you have a .htaccess file. How to redirect all of your traffic to another web site, except for some URLs?

The code is the following, it does 301 redirect (the first two lines are for redirecting the homepage, then for all other URLs. Of course, you should change “olivian.ro” to your needs.

Options +FollowSymLinks
RewriteEngine on
 RewriteRule ^$ https://olivian.ro/categorie/im [R=301,L]
RewriteEngine on
 RewriteRule (.*) https://olivian.ro/$1 [R=301,L]

Note: for other uses, you can also use a .htaccess generator:
.htaccess Generator Wizard
[en] .htaccess Editor
Mod Rewrite Generator by GenerateIt.net

Ruiwen Chua - code.close(), https://flic.kr/p/5Y5QPG
Ruiwen Chua – code.close(), https://flic.kr/p/5Y5QPG

Casa Jurnalistului (Ștefan Mako and Vlad Ursulean) talk at Romanian Cultural Centre in London (2015.11.25)

Founding members Ștefan Mako and Vlad Ursulean came to Romanian Cultural Centre in London to share their past projects and future ambitions for an improved version of independent journalism in Romania. The discussion was moderated by journalist Crina Boros. Website: http://casajurnalistului.ro/

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Below, photos & video from the event.

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The Best Way to Reach Your Goals May Be Publicly Recording Your Progress

Our findings are of relevance to those interested in changing their behavior and achieving their goals, as well as to those who want to help them, like weight loss programs, money advice agencies or sport coaches. Prompting people to monitor their progress can help them to achieve their goals, but some methods of monitoring are better than others. Specifically, we would recommend that people be encouraged to record, report or make public what they find out as they assess their progress. (The Best Way to Reach Your Goals May Be Publicly Recording Your Progress)

Personal note: I think there’s a difference between thinking short term and long term. Goals vs. Systems, if you prefer.

In this case, making goals and putting them online sure helps. Yes, just thinking in term of goals is short-term focus, and making them public gives instant gratification.

But there’s another view, that you should focus on long-term. For those kind of people, the help is less.

Anyhow, all-in-all, I still think it’s a good idea to pursue goals (Goals (& more) – Olivian.ro – de Olivian Breda).

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Ken Whytock Follow – Educational Postcard: “If you want me to engage in learning…”, https://flic.kr/p/bSCwTK

Some travel web sites with good discounts

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www.flynous.com – tips for cheap flights and air tickets, travel deals and other holiday tips to help you to save your money!

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www.facebook.com/travelfree – best offers for flights, hotels, tours from Baltics, Scandinavia, Poland, Eastern Europe.

(ticket flights) www.liligo.co.uk

www.skyscanner.net

Lenny DiFranza - Looking down, https://flic.kr/p/vanJov
Lenny DiFranza – Looking down, https://flic.kr/p/vanJov

Also see: How to visit a new country like a PRO? – Betterish – by Olivian Breda

Also see: Ghid complet: sfaturi pentru călătoria cu avionul – Olivian.ro – by Olivian Breda

Disney Beauty And The Beast, Musicalul Original De Pe Broadway, În Premieră În România București, 4-6 Decembrie 2015

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De pe Broadway la București: Disney Beauty and The Beastmusicalul original de pe Broadway, ajunge în premieră în România de pe 4 pe 6 decembrie 2015! Disney Theatrical Productions, Broadway Entertainment Group și NETworks Presentations anunță că turneul international creat pentru a marca aniversare 20 de ani de la prima punere în scenă a celebrului musical soseşte în această iarnă la București, cu patru reprezentații spectaculoase ce vor avea loc la Centrul Expozițional Romexpo, Pavilionul Central. Spectacolele se vor juca în limba engleză, cu subtitrare în limba română, iar organizator esteEvents.

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Concluzii după Black Friday 2015

… și a fost și Black Friday 2015. Am cumpărat pentru mai multe persoane, buget pe la 8.000 de lei, undeva în zona asta, cumpărături totale. Cele mai multe comenzi au fost la eMAG, dar volumul cel mai mare la F64. Am stat până târziu aseară, după miezul nopții, ora României m-am trezit. Dimineața la 5:30 ora României eram în picioare. Aștept Black Friday-ul în fiecare an, mă pregătesc din timp pentru el, și pentru mine e un “happening”. Mă culc târziu, mă trezesc devreme, cumpăr.

black-friday-image

Câteva concluzii?

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How to learn communication and manipulation? The answer: “Thanks for letting your light shine”

One friend recently asked me how should he/she learn communication and manipulation. What are the best opportunities to learn this in Romania? She plans to change the world for the better.

My first answer to this will be spiritual: Nicolae Steinhardt, a writer I admire, says that people these days are hungry for two things: love and life meaning. (“De ce îi este omului de astăzi foame? De iubire și de sens.”)

My dear friend, wanting to change the world for the better with communication / manipulation aims for both two things – you want to give life a meaning, and you do so by loving others.

Hold to with this thought, now we’ll leave spirituality and go down, down below. There’s darkness, don’t worry, at the end things will be fine. Hold tight, it’s a bumpy ride.

I’ll answer this question rationally by avoiding the question so much that when I’ll finally answer your mind will be influenced by the other stories I will tell you.

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Note: the image above was with me on an online forum for years, many years ago.

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Razvan Bordeanu: Despre summitul GPEC

Guest post scris de Razvan Bordeanu:

Daca mi-ar cere cineva sa descriu, succint, in cateva cuvinte ce reprezinta evenimentul GPEC, i-asi raspunde in felul urmator: ” la crème de la crème “, in sensul ca este de departe cel mai important eveniment din online-ul autohton, pe care jucatorii din zona online dar si offline romanesca nu trebuie sa il rateze!

Cu ce este diferit GPEC fata ce celelalte evenimente similare?

gpec-foto

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Georgian Bența: “TeCOMM 2015 – 7 idei esențiale de la fiecare workshop – Day 2”

Articol scris de Georgian Bența:

Și a venit momentul articolului legat de cea de-a doua zi a TeCOMM 2015 la Cluj-Napoca.

Am învățat despre empowering the user, am aflat cum se crează un customer journey persuasiv, am asistat la un debate legat de Black Friday, iar spre final, am analizat consumatorii și am învățat 6 tehnici de creștere a vânzărilor.

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Vezi prima parte – Georgian Bența: „TeCOMM 2015 Cluj-Napoca a debutat cu 8 coșmaruri…” (Ziua 1) – Olivian.ro – de Olivian Breda.

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