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Ticks introduce a variety of pharmacologically active molecules into their host during attachment and feeding in order to obtain a blood meal. People who are repeatedly exposed to ticks may develop an immune response to tick salivary proteins. Despite this response, people usually are unaware of having been bitten, especially if they are not repeatedly… (More)
As companies based in the US launch more "Web 2.0"-style products, the rest of the world may not be moving at the same speed. This presentation will reveal the pitfalls of building the same product for all audiences across many countries, especially when it comes to economic, environmental, technological, and cultural disparities. This illustrates the point… (More)
Modern Day Marco Polos, young influencers in emerging markets who have more access to technology than their peers, often act as the gateway to new websites and technology in their respective countries. However, as they influence their peers through account gifting, they are often met with barriers such as language.