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The Internal Threat

Aviation, Government, Academia, Education, and Leadership Development, Consulting and Training Date Published: October 21, 2020   In this book, The Internal Threat: The Community Behind the Security Checkpoint, Dr. Stacey Tyler provides a qualitative study on the central research question that focuses on the degree to which miscommunication between TSA, airlines, and airport employees has an impact on the implementation of changes in airport security policies, particularly those regarding prohibited items that pass through security checkpoints. This behavior impacts the effective execution of airport security policies by federal law regarding carryon baggage on commercial aircraft that is specifically known as the Internal Threat. About the Author Dr. Stacey Tyler has dedicated 10 years to obtain her Ph.D. from Walden University…

Man F@#K!

Non Fiction / Entrepreneurship (Books) / Business Management (Books) Date Published: July 16, 2020  Publisher: MindStir Media    #1 in the Entrepreneurship Management #1 in Sales & Selling. #1 Hot New Release in both categories Ranked Top 1000 in the entire Kindle Store.   Man…F@#K! shares the honest and often unspoken reality of entrepreneurship while serving up a large dose of much-needed hope and inspiration to all business owners and entrepreneurs trying to take their companies to the next level. Unlike most other books on business, this book clearly defines the difficulties of life and the challenges of managing and building a brand from virtually nothing into a potential global company. It also accurately illustrates the struggles of working with…

Starfighter Rising

 Science Fiction Date Published: 9/17/2020     The enemy wanted him. The galaxy needed him. Sixty years ago Nolvarics nearly conquered the solar system. They were defeated by starfighters. Konran dreamed of becoming a starfighter, but he blew his one shot five years ago. Now his life is stuck in neutral as a glorified rock hauler. He didn’t expect to find Nolvarics lurking within the solar system. They didn’t expect him to survive the confrontation. Now all eyes are on Konran as he is plunged into a whirlwind of space battles, peril, and conspiracy. The Nolvarics will stop at nothing to catch him, dead or alive. Can Konran rise up and claim his destiny, or will the galaxy fall?  …

CopperSpice Experiments – Pt. 16

Now we must create a minimal GUI “Hello World” to use testing out the theory. It will also be needed as a bug report test case if this turns out to be a bug rather than “should have had this switch on when building CopperSpice.” In a terminal I did the following: In both CMakeLists.txt files I changed all cs_hello to cs_gui_hello and changed all Cs_Hello to Cs_GUI_Hello. I also updated the README.md. Then I renamed the build_info input file to: cs_hello_build_info.h.in and changed the important part of it to read: The copy of the *.gif earlier was just to get the animated gif files to test with. Since I really needed only one file I manually created cs_gui_hello.qrc in…

CopperSpice Experiments – Pt. 15

I do apologize for the burstiness of these posts and sometimes skipping around. I don’t have much free time so I write these posts when something tends to piss me off or befuddle me. Today it was an animated gif. I got that gif from Icons8. Yes, a site generating nice simple “loading” and/or “busy” animated gifs that are free to use and even has a little tool on the site that allows you to customize them before downloading is getting a plug. Just how cool is that? So, I went the “standard” path of stuffing a QMovie into a QLabel like we’ve done for years in Qt. No love. Just a black box. This is when it hit me…