Category: Communications

Communications
2006 Feb The Language of Cooperation

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg once said, “No city on earth can match New York’s rich ethnic diversity; we’re truly the world’s second home.” Bloomberg’s comment was right on the money, but not only is New York City a melting pot of ethnici…

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Communications
2006 Feb Taming Technology

Where we are, firmly in the 21st century, and technology is everywhere. Who would have imagined half of the gadgets and computer programs that we take for granted today 20 or 30 years ago? From the Internet to hands-free cell phones to p…

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Communications
2005 Feb Read All About It

Most people read a magazine or a newspaper every day, looking for the news and events that shape their world. Like a daily paper or monthly magazine, building newsletters are more than just a source of timely information, current events an…

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Communications
2005 Feb Getting Up to Speed

In today's fast-paced world, it seems technology is moving faster than it ever has. Just when you think you have the latest equipment for anything from telephones to televisions to computers, along comes something else designed to be bette…

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Communications
2005 Feb Mansions By Mouse-Click

In the past, if you were considering buying a co-op or condo apartment, you would have relied mostly upon the classified ads in the local newspapers and journals to find your broker and your new home - or perhaps you would have passed seve…

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Communications
2005 Feb Intelligent Buildings

Advances in technology are influencing virtually every area of our lives and for decades, condos and co-ops have taken advantage of technology to make their buildings run smoother. Things that are now commonplace - like intercom systems, v…

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Communications
2004 Feb High-Tech Gadgetry Comes Home

With new technology often comes new terminology - and lists of parts and functions that seem lifted directly off the pages of a sci-fi novella. When many of us were kids, terms like "retinal scanner" and "biometrics" were strictly Sta…

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Communications
2004 Feb Numbers to Know

The following phone numbers, Web sites, and mailing addresses can serve as your first line of defense against identity theft and fraud. To opt out of pre-approved credit card offers, call 1-888-5-OPTOUT. This is a secure line run joint…

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Communications
2004 Feb Identity Theft

This year it is estimated that more than 10 million of us will lose an average of $5,000 apiece, but not on the stock market's swinging pendulum or because of a racetrack gamble. You'll lose it simply because someone else pretended to be y…

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Communications
2004 Feb Keeping Current

We've all heard the litany: "Management wasn't told about this." "The board wasn't informed about that." The residents know nothing of this or that, and it's all blamed on a total breakdown in communication and may result in an onslaught…

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