Mandala’s Magical Effect

Currently, the western culture is being increasingly influenced by old-eastern philosophy. Mandalas are an example of this complex and progressive process; many web sites, books
and even school texts make it evident.

A mandala is a graphical expression of two dimensions and circular geometry. These kind of artistic expressions come from eastern cultures, and if a short research is done it can be discovered that there are monks in Tibet who still use such millenary practice as a tool to temper the spirit. They describe it as an active way of meditation that consists on building extremely complex and intricate mandalas with sand and stones. Not only are they a very long time doing a hard work but they calmly stare at the fast destruction of their masterpiece few days after having ended it.

This meditation allows them to perceive the ephemeral of the individual existance, thus they achieve a greater comprehension of themselves and the surrounding world. Besides, this kind of work helps the doer in many personal aspects. A well know psychiatrist called Carl Gustav Jung stated that this kind of practice within a therapeutical environment is especially useful to integrate dissociated aspects of the personality. Jung affirmed that by building a mandala the person expresses unconsciously its own universe as well as a quest of the internal equilibrium. It is closely related with the process of individuation that Jung considered essential to reach a healthy and equilibrated way of living.

The most important goal is to balance the opposite energies as to avoid adopting inadequate compensatory behaviours that lead to addictions and obsessions. The famous fight between good and evil is a clear example of conflictive opposites; the heart of the matter is to discover how to bring them together. The concept of what is right or wrong are present in everybody´s mind, and many live conscious or unconsciously an eternal internal conflict for being unable to get on well with this existential ambivalence open and explicitly.

A crucial matter in this process is to meditate carefully about which is the meaning of the center of the mandala for each person; there are different points of view, some consider that it is a place where the elements fall and others think that it is a place from which elements come from. Another way of visualizing it is to associate this center to an eye of a storm where there is a special calm place towards everything whirls around vertiginously.

In every mandala created by human beings, this center represents a place where the elements are born as well as all those elements that don`t find a better place go to be recycled, thus opposite qualities: good-bad; introverted-extroverted, aggressive-passive and many more come together there, the place where the magical effect happens, where extremes meet and produce an awakening, there is a kind of fusion of concepts previously detached and a new one is born.

Interestingly enough, this process never ends because there is always something else to integrate; even more, opposites keep on existing as such. These mechanisms are so complex and incomprehensible that each time a state of this type is experienced there is a reload of energy that should be invested again in the same process, although in many occasions it happens in a natural and spontaneous way. Our own actions lead us, sooner or later, to face new dissociated elements that need to be integrated. Amazingly, each time this kind of event occurs is as magical and mysterious as the previous one.

Let´s imagine that a bridge is being built; its extremes are the optimism and the pessimism, concepts that are usually quite difficult to integrate. While the bridge is getting its shape, the wooden boards are put in their place until the two ends are connected. The bridge cannot be used but the connection is already done. If the construction goes on one day the bridge will be almost complete and it will be possible to cross from one extreme to the other. So, having this in mind, one day we will be pessimist (in one moment or other this is inevitable), but now, that we have already made the bridge, there is a path that takes us to a more optimistic state of being. This is more or less what the process of integration of the opposites is about.

In our human existence there are myriads of opposites, all bridges under construction with many wooden boards as we had been able and had wanted to build to walk our own path in a more or less balanced, more or less healthy and more or less happy way.

Las trampas de Vermeer

Una reflexión sobre la técnica de la cámara oscura que pudo utilizar Vermeer para la realización de sus cuadros. En realidad no tenemos pruebas de las trampas, pero existen evidencias que hacen que pensemos mal. El que Vermeer (1632-1675) utilizara la cámara oscura para pintar sus cuadros no desmerece, desde nuestro modesto punto de vista, a la genialidad de su obra, a la maestría absoluta como pintor de cámara fundamentalmente.

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En realidad no tenemos pruebas de las trampas, pero existen evidencias que hacen que pensemos mal. El que Vermeer (1632-1675) utilizara la cámara oscura para pintar sus cuadros no desmerece, desde nuestro modesto punto de vista, a la genialidad de su obra, a la maestría absoluta como pintor de cámara fundamentalmente. Las cámaras oscuras son, literalmente, más viejas que Aristóteles – el primero que la mencionó en sus escritos -, por eso imaginamos que su uso estaría extendido. Reinventada como tal en el siglo XVI – Leonardo (1452-1519) también la menciona e uno de sus escritos: "Cuando las imágenes de los objetos iluminados… penetran a través de un pequeño agujero en una habitación muy oscura… verá estos objetos en su forma adecuada y color, de tamaño reducido… en una posición invertida, debido a la intersección de los rayos…"-, la cámara oscura estaba hecha con lentes y espejos colocadas en una caja sin luz interior; esto permite la realización muy precisa de un dibujo sobre una imagen real colocando el papel y lienzo. Al mirar a través del lente de una cámara oscura, permite al artista dibujar trazando el contorno. Sabemos que algunos artistas del Renacimiento ya usaron este instrumento para pintar alguna de sus obras. Canaletto (1697-1768), otro ejemplo, parece que también está en la lista de sospechosos.

Se sabe que Vermeer tenía problemas con la perspectiva, e imaginamos que Canaletto también, entre otros muchos. Para este segundo, era un instrumento de ayuda fundamental por lo monumental que era su obra en lo relacionado con la perspectiva abierta. Utilizar la cámara oscura para pintar, ¿Es hacer trampa? Nuestra opinión es que, desde el momento en que otros pintores lidiaron con la perspectiva y la luz sin la ayuda de gadgets de su tiempo. hablamos de la famosa cámara oscura, se genera entonces una situación de desequilibrio a favor de unos y en contra de otros. Parece ser que Rembrandt nunca la utilizó, entonces, ¿es mejor pintor Rembrandt que Vermeer? De cualquier forma, no creemos que sea la pregunta adecuada para hacer una valoración sobre un pintor en relación a otro, si nos gusta Vermeer, se lo perdonaremos todo.

Pero no tenemos pruebas, por lo tanto no podemos emitir veredicto alguno sobre el tema porque no sería justo. De todas formas, es curioso si os fijáis bien en la obra de Vermeer si visitáis el Rijskmuseum o cualquier otro museo donde haya expuesta obra de Vermeer o en los libros de arte. Caeréis en la cuenta que hay algo que se repite insistentemente en sus cuadros y que pueden ser evidencias del uso de la cámara: en los cuadros se ve que la fuente de luz siempre viene de la misma dirección, de las ventanas que siempre aparecen en el lado izquierdo del cuadro. Otra evidencia es que las figuras que aparecen en los cuadros están a una distancia del pintor – punto de vista – muy parecida. Por todo esto, entendemos que Vermeer estaba más familiarizado con esa composición "reflejada" y que la luz debía estar proyectada así hacia la cámara, y por eso la repetía insistentemente.

Vermeer debía asegurarse de que sus modelos no se moviesen del sitio y de que la luz fuera clara y uniforme. Malas lenguas mencionan que Vermeer y otros también la usaban para aplicar el color encima de la imagen y así "dominar la luz" sin gran esfuerzo. Que cada cual saque sus conclusiones.

Experimento:

Si fabricamos una caja de papel y le colocamos un pequeñísimo orificio en una de las caras del cubo, podremos ver la imagen proyectada en la cara opuesta a la del orificio, siempre que lo hagamos en una sitio oscuro donde haya una única fuente de luz. Éste sería el resultado del experimento casero, que en realidad es el principio de funcionamiento de una cámara fotográfica sin espejo. La cámara oscura (del latín "camera obscura", habitación a oscuras) es la forma más básica de una cámara. Se puede fabricar a partir de casi cualquier recipiente opaco, simplemente haciendo un pequeño agujero en él. Este orificio concentrará la luz reflejada por los objetos situados en frente de la cámara al pasar a través de él, dando nitidez a la imagen y proyectándola en la pared posterior. La cámara oscura puede ser utilizada como una herramienta de dibujo, como un medio para tomar fotografías permanentes o, tal como haremos aquí, como una sencilla herramienta para aprender los principios básicos de la fotografía y la luz.

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Intertwined Ambiguity

After observing and perceiving ourselves, we discover how opposite energies flow. Coming and going emotions, from the inside to the outside and vice versa. Intertwined situations that we are bound to live.

Feeling hate we carve love

Living uneasiness we glimpse hope

Surviving emptiness we build sense

Bearing impotence we pursue self-control

Experiencing cowardice we awake corage

Harvesting ignorance we sow knoledge

Embodying sadness we steer hapiness

Understanding arrogance we unfold humility

Crossing caos we develop harmony

Overcoming slavery we encourage freedom

Admiting mistakes we yearn wisdom

Watching darkness we gain brightness

Recognising conflict we reach peace

Perceiving dependence we search autonomy

Fulfilling greed we graze generosity

Breathing acrimony we aspire freshness

Embracing envy we spread admiration

Suffering difficulties we find pacience

Comprehending cruelty we unveil compassion

Discovering decadence we seek renovation

Developing introversion we achieve extroversion

Declaring lies we attain truth

Conceiving revenge we recover forgiveness

Enduring illness we breed healing

Displaying ephemeral we treasure immanent

Facing eternity we realise immediacy

Decoding hideous we appretiate beauty

Tempering insecurity we establish trust

Fearing madness we compose sanity

Palpating profane we intuit sacred

New Trends in Website positioning for 2013 unveiled

In these first years of the 21st century, technology has changed a lot and new evolutions are ruling the hi-tech world. The arena of online marketing is developing day by day and many people are getting attracted to this stream. There are many factors which affects the success of your online business plans. ‘Web Positioning’ plays a vital role in online marketing and it is capable to give you a drastic high in your business.

According to SEO Refugee, the three vital elements of SEO are legible communication, useful information and user friendly back links. Search Engine Optimization is a vast sea which consists of keywords management, website optimization and page structuring. Proper web positioning increases the traffic to your site by providing high place in Google search results and it also allows you to stay in top of your business circle. There are many new trends associated with Website positioning. All these trends are too sophisticated and if used wisely, it will provide you the best results.

1) Website Optimization (WO): Website optimization is the heart of Website positioning. Website Optimization plays a vital role in the success of Website positioning. Website Optimization can be done by using the most appropriate and effective words to optimize the site. This will take your site to a higher spot in Google search engine and in turn it will result in more traffic to your site. Website Optimization can drastically change your site visibility and this is now a revolution in digital marketing. The main factors which play a vital role in link building gives you both short term and long term benefits. It results in higher search engine ranks and in turn it will create huge traffic to your site. There are certain factors which affect proper link building, they are, high page rank back links, relevant content of back links and steady monthly links development.

3) Pay Per Click technique: This is one of the latest trends in website positioning. Pay per click marketing is becoming more and more popular now a days and it adds more leads to your business. Pay Per click allows you to place your website in top of all other ads and sites. It also adds the traffic to your site and improves ROI to a great extent.

Website positioning is an arena which requires utmost care and attention. If you pay proper care in website positioning, it will be a sure shot of success in your business. Trends in website positioning are changing day by day, so always be aware of the market and update your knowledge in each and every fraction of second.

Las empresas usan videos reportajes para darse a conocer

Internet es un canal muy importante para el marketing de las empresas, ya que es un canal que permite difundir sus videos reportajes y publicidad, con gran facilidad. La producción audiovisual permite la creación de estos videos.

Estamos bajo la influencia sistemática de las últimas tecnologías, presentes en todos los ámbitos, particularmente cada vez más en el mundo empresarial o emprendedor, donde día a día el uso de las distintas técnicas de marketing y comunicación, son más necesarias para su promoción.

Estas empresas usan la videos reportajes como una buena medida de marketing y promoción de la empresa. Este producto está diseñado para informar y atraer a los consumidores sobre un producto, un servicio o una organización. Estos requieren de una gran planificación, desde la duración del video y el guión, hasta la locución, el montaje y la postproducción.

Estos videos reportajes se crean y están pensados para Internet y las Redes Sociales que son el lugar donde mejor se puede aprovechar su difusión y llegar a un mayor número de personas, como es el caso de YouTube, que es la plataforma más utilizada por los usuarios para ver vídeos.

Gracias al alcance que tiene Internet, el impacto que puede generar un video puede ser espectacular, además, por un bajo coste se obtiene un instrumento que da un buen servicio y puede exhibirse a través de diferentes canales según las necesidades de la empresa en cualquier momento.
La presencia online que ha de tener una empresa en Internet es cada día más necesario y estimado, por ello es clave estar presente en los buscadores como Google, y para esto es fundamental o vital encontrarse dentro de los directorios de empresas, especialmente incluida en un buscador de empresas de los que existen en la red. Los buscadores de negocios o empresas son recursos que podemos utilizar para buscar cualquier empresa o negocio en pocos segundos.
Entre ellos, los más recomendables son los modernos buscadores audiovisuales que se han constituido en potentes herramientas, cada vez con mayor influencia en la decisión de compra de los millones de usuarios de Internet del siglo XXI. Todos los estudios actuales, más significativos sobre publicidad, manifiestan que Internet es hoy el más rentable medio de comunicación. Los empresarios y emprendedores han de ser conscientes de ello y estar presentes en estos canales.

Marketing Services (SEO) Tricks Against Google Panda Cruelty

Google Panda was launched at February 24, 2011 and it definitely brings tremendous impacts on SEO mechanisms and online marketing services. Panda was dedicated to filter quality websites by reducing low quality website rank. What it means? Google will kick out website which has no useful content, copy paste content.

The problem appear when Panda often misjudging genuine sites with good content and award it with a severe penalty, rank decrement. This is a totally tragedy if you have an online store or several establish websites. I will give you several solutions, to guard your current rank, propel your website into a better position on Google which is the main target of marketing services. The tricks are namely

1. Fill your website with great and genuine content as a Google Panda marketing services trick.

You should aware that Panda will grant you a nice position on Google rank if you can put quality content on your website. Quality content usually consist of these things, such as
– It has useful information and unique.
– Easy to understand and navigate.
– You should provide human readable content and stay away from spun.
– It is recommended to add some humor and good graphics as long it suit your content theme.
– One of the marketing services old but effective ways is attaching images in your new post and it will be great if the images are from your own custom pictures. Panda will give you a better score if you use your own creation rather than stock imagery.

2. Be more careful with ads.
You should reduce ads if you don’t want your websites end up at the bottom of search engine rank.

3. Maximize social media power to propel your rank on Panda
You can choose one of these two options or do both of them, they are

a. On page social media hint
You should add this following button or features to your website in order to be recognized by Panda, they are
– One of the marketing services tricks regarding to SEO is adding like Facebook button on your landing or main page.
– You should put in Google+ button in every post that you make especially at your main pages. You will get a distinguish result if you do this step.
– It is recommended to attach "share" button of any kind of social media on your site pages. Facebook, Twitter, Orkut, YouTube are the examples.
– You must remember to get live Facebook comments feed and Live Twitter feed on you landing page as one of your marketing services strategies.

b. Off page social media hint
I suggest you to do these following steps to maximize your marketing services potential, they are
– Create Twitter account that suit your website theme and increase your followers.
– You should build a community with Google+ as an effective way of marketing services.
– If you have a bit of money you can create several contest on your Twitter account, to boost your twitter enthusiasts, which eventually increase your website traffic.
– You should share your content one by one on your site as your marketing services strategy.

Panda is not as cruel as people thought in marketing services industry, as long you know the tricks.

What Marketing Consulting Can do For you

Marketing Consulting can really help you out in all sorts of online marketing strategies. Consultants as what we’ve commonly known them make and implement strategies for clients. These plans will help market their services and products. But, do not interchange the terms marketing and advertising.

These are two different things. Advertising is just a part of marketing, it is only one of the many media, and marketers can use to popularize a product or a certain service. Marketing can refer to how your products and services are presented or introduced to the public. It can be distributed, promoted, packaged or sold.

Responsibilities of Marketing Consulting

The primary goal of marketing consulting is to advise clients on employing the right and the best strategies for selling their products or services. It is a consultant’s job to understand consumer attitude and the trends of buyers nowadays. This way, they will be able to plan out the steps in motivating target consumers to avail of the products or services. They will identify and discover new and innovative ways to tickle the interests of consumers depending on the situations. Marketing consulting professionals must be able to effectively pinpoint the appropriate target market for each of a company’s products or services. They should also find ways to reach out to them.

Benefits of hiring one

As we all know, marketing is a creative business. If you’re selling something, you should know the necessity of having new ideas. Marketing consulting has been popularized to help company owners deal with the dynamic world of marketing. Since professionals both have the creative and critical thinking skills, they can make the most out of your resources. You don’t have to spend too much in advertising because they will study everything for you. Studying the trends before actually making a plan will help you save time and effort. Clients get a marketing consulting company to get the best results in line with their tight budget.

What they can do

Marketing consulting can help you go through the many facets of online marketing. Most businesses use the digital marketing technology to popularize what they have. So, if you hire a marketing consultant, you will get your free ticket into invading these marketing strategies.

a. Social network marketing

Twitter, Facebook and Google+ have already been unprecedented ways to market your products online. Here, you can create an account for your company, add friends or followers; create your circle and update your target market every now and then. Updating and profiling are some of the many services marketing consulting can do for you. They find best ways to market your company through the social media.

b. Local Search marketing

This is already one of the rising online marketing strategies. Local search engines and Google Local have started to become very important in marketing. This is actually new and only marketing experts will know how to use these.

c. Reputation management

If you have a website, you can also hire a consultant to help you manage it as well as maintain your good reputation online. Hey will make sure that when your services and products are searched online, readers and consumers will get good feedbacks about it.

d. SEO and link building for your site

SEO is the new revolution for website maintenance. Linking on the other hand is your foundation in search engine exposures. Marketing consulting experts are more advisable to hire for best results.

Indeed, marketing consulting can help you effectively promote your company.

Stunning New Trends in Web Development

Web development is always changing and evolving each and every year (and in between as well). Changing the development for web pages is one easy way to attract more people to your website.

In this article we will be going over the most popular trends in web development – and whether or not you should incorporate it into your site.

Responsive Web Design

This is a new development that has been rampant all over the internet lately – and for a good reason. Responsive web development actually responds to the type of interface and device that you are using in order to be the most compatible and visually smart. Whether you are viewing the web page from a laptop at home or your smart-phone on the go, the website will be easily accessible and still look great no matter what device you are on. It is thought that this type of web development will not only stick around, but that it will become untalked about in years to come – only because it will have been adopted in all websites. It is a very useful technology and should be learned from.

Fixed Place Navigation Development

Although this trend is completely new, it is currently gaining more popularity again and thought to be making a "come-back". This type of web development features an interface that has a few important links that stay constant somewhere on the page no matter where you are looking. This makes it much easier to access certain parts of the web page without having to waste time scrolling back up.

Large Image Backgrounds

Web development being designed around one large static background image is becoming pretty popular nowadays. For example, one travel website using the website development trend of large backgrounds may utilize a picture of a woman on a beach for the whole website background. This gives the viewer a static idea of what they will be enjoying if they keep visiting the website or using the service offered. Choosing the image to portray in the background is the hardest part of this development – the links and web content can easily be fixed to move while the background does not. But what picture to choose? Designers and company executives alike must be happy with the image chosen to represent their site.

Touchscreen Website Development

Now although this type of web development is not available on most lap-tops, a lot of sites and applications are including this type of interactive interface because it is just so popular – even among non-tech users. The touchscreen development brings a whole new way to interact with the web and this will be a huge trend for quite awhile. Although Apple products were among the first to utilize this technology in abundance, it is now spreading to many other internet providers and web developers alike. Why click a link when you can just tap it with a finger? It is just one more way that the internet is becoming intertwined with our daily lives.

End of a Cosmic Cycle

The sun is changing, the light that gives life fades away, the comforting warmth transforms itself, the planets dissolve, the Earth disappears, the water evaporates, the cycle ends, the life dies, all that has ever been disappears.

The forecast scientists had been transmitting through centuries was quite clear: there would be a period of time when the sun started to suffer intense and lethal changes bringing severe consequences to the life in the planet Earth, even more, to the planet itself. These changes were the symptoms that the sun had reached its "out of fuel" moment. Indeed, the first ones which declared that the sun had completely consumed all its hydrogen resources and started to burn other type of fuel to keep on with its stellar existence. This superlative twist of fate would actually trigger notorious events for the nine planets that had always revolved around the sun during thousand of thousands of years.
It has passed many centuries since human beings had reached with "out of breath-effort" an unusual period of balance. After all, they had began to take care of themselves and get on well with many other living species in an exemplary harmony as well as they had learnt to conserve adequately the Earth’s ecosystem as a whole. But this time, everyone was confused with what was already going to happen. The general sensation was of not knowing what to do. The whole solar system would end unrecognizable after the sun had started to expand and reached its following phase.
There were some who believed in an actual utopian option of survival, even more utopian than it had been in its moment to achieve the world ecosystemical balance. The more optimists thought that it would come the day in which each living being on the Earth would feel an overriding and deep need to survive enabling them to generate an intense energy never physically exteriorized before that would be harmoniously and subtly synchronized with the rest of the beings generating an unbelievable turnaround in the planet´s orbital movement.
This supposition stated that there would be a critical point regards to this extraordinary potential energy; in fact, the planet was going to be transmuted and finally it was going to reappear in other solar system with similar characteristics, occupying a kind of suchlike locus around other "twin" star, which could be located anywhere within the huge and unfathomable universe that was spread in those days in the welkin.
Some hopeful and didactic scientists had baptized this possible and yearned phenomenon as the S.H.Q.L. (Supraconscious and Hipermassive Quantum Leap) to settle it clearly that experts considered it was perfectly possible and probable that such kind of event could be taken place for the survival of the beloved and ancestral planet Earth.