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2023.06.05 16:22 villefort19 Asking for a Raise in the Netherlands

Hi all,
I've been working in Supply Chain for +4 years in the Netherlands (after graduating in NL as well). I really like my current job, but I consider I'm paid rather low for the level of work and responsibility I have. I never had to negotiate my salary before, as I was fairly paid at my previous company.
I earn 2700 net monthly + 8% holiday allowance + pension entirely paid by employer (around 200 eur contributions monthly).
After 1 year in this company, I still earn lower than the maximum amount that was posted in the job description (43 k vs 45 k). I received an 80 euros net increase 6 months after my employment, after my review, where my manager told me I'm "his best hire". I found this disappointing.
I'm not really sure how to handle a discussion about salary raise in the Netherlands. In my country, my friends working corporate jobs receive 10-20% raises according to inflation no questions asked. To cope with my increased expenses, I was thinking asking for 3000 net monthly (which is about 20% gross increase).
Thanks for your advice!
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2023.06.05 15:38 Guilty_Chemistry9337 File 001- The Burnt Figure

On the morning of December 8th, 1941, enlistment offices all across the United States began to be filled by young men eager to enact revenge for what the Empire of Japan had done at Pearl Harbor. The offices would stay busy for a long, long time. It was a dangerous job, with life and limb at serious risk, and many more young men would join the Army and Navy by conscription. Lesser celebrated, and likely they’d have it no other way, were whole second armies of support personnel. These would be nurses, middle-aged clerks too old and or fat to fight, surveyors, engineers, and merchant sailors.
Some would be spies or intelligence men working for the Office of Strategic Services. Others were mysterious ne’er-do-wells, scoundrels who were very good at the procurement of various goods. Some would be anthropologists and translators, eager to help obscure native communities deal with the technologically advanced war tearing the island worlds asunder. Some would be entertainers for the USO, there to help with morale, doing what they were best at, whether it was telling jokes or dancing beautifully. Others might be war correspondents, to communicate, in a highly censored way, what was going on to the folks back home. Then there were the bean counters. Everybody overlooked the bean counters.
Many of the combat veterans, and even some of the non-combat personnel, would never make it home again. Others made it home, but only after being maimed and scarred in body and mind. Yet most would make it home. All of them would have stories to tell, though many would never tell their stories. There was a culture of silence during the war, ‘loose lips sink ships.’ It wasn’t just a catchy phrase, people took it to heart. It became a habit. Even long after the war was over people kept their lips zipped shut.
And yet, there were still millions and millions of stories, and some of them would be recorded. They might be memoirs committed to paper years later. Then again, many of these people kept diaries. They would write home every chance they get. Officers as a regular part of their duties were constantly writing up reports. Every single one would end up being read by someone, somewhere, and passed up the chain depending on its importance, or filed away if the chain ended there. With every battle won or lost, extensive analyses were conducted on what went right and what went wrong, and how we could do better. Actions of bravery were written up for recommendations for medals or promotions. Every serious infraction meant a court-martial, and court martials left transcripts. Bitter denouements and protests were written when it was felt officers weren’t living up to their duties, and in these cases, the lips were zipped especially tight, but the reports themselves were poured over. Every location where the U.S. went, whether it was the location of a battleground, a ranging area for artillery, site for a depot, or a road used to transport was thoroughly mapped and described in detail.
Then there were the bean counters. How many 20 mm shells does it take, on average, to knock down a Val dive bomber? How many pints of A-positive blood should be stocked in a forward field hospital? How many gallons of ice cream are needed to keep a company of Marines in good fighting spirit? The bean counters might not know, but they recorded everything down just in case you wanted to sift through the data, and a lot of people did. The data would end up having a massive contribution to the war effort.
Last were two groups of material that were never meant to see the light of day. The sort of thing that ought to be recorded, but then hidden away only for the purview of top men. The first is information you might expect would cause classification or a cover-up. Disastrous friendly fire incidents. Accusations and or confessions of war crimes. State secrets involving intelligence on enemies and allies both.
Then there’s the other tranche of material. The stuff that defies explanation. Secrets from the hidden corners of the earth that were never meant to be revealed until some young farmboys from a country far away showed up in places where they were never supposed to be.
The following provides an example.
Excerpts from the personal diary of Second Lieutenant Yvette Morgan, Army Nursing Corps, 231st Hospital Group, Normandy region of France, July and August 1944. Aged 20 at the time of writing.
Note: Most American personnel in WWII were restricted from keeping personal diaries for counterintelligence purposes. It was not uncommon that this restriction was flaunted, particularly among personnel with the luxury of a little bit of privacy. Lt. Morgan seems to have understood the purpose of the restriction, and so the redactions in the following excerpts are her own. A careful eye will note she’s made a couple of errors, which is why censorship should be left to the professionals.
July 30th, 1944- Just got off the truck and finally made it back ‘home.’ Just spent all ‘day,’ helping set up the field hospital. We’ve commandeered a high school in the little town of St. A. I think it’s going to work out pretty well. There’s a gym with a tall ceiling and high windows, which means good natural lighting, so we’re setting that up as an operating room. We’ve got about six beds in each classroom, which is just about the number you’d like. The corridors are nice and wide enough to handle gurneys, and there’s plenty of room out front for the ambulances. I don’t think we could have found a better location outside of a purpose-built actual hospital.
The real work starts tomorrow. Well, today, I guess. They ought to be taking patients right about the time I’m writing this. I drew the short stick, and now I’m stuck with the overnight shift. That’s my luck for you. Back home that would have meant at least it would be pretty quiet, but I don’t think that’s going to apply to this kind of duty.
“Home” is actually this nice little old cottage they’ve set me up with, and four other girls. It’s in the tiny commune of L. It’s actually about ten miles from the hospital, not far from the sea. Every shift they’re going to drive us back and forth in these trucks. Seems like an awful waste of gasoline to me, but what do I know? The whole reason they’re doing this is because the hospital’s technically in range of German artillery, and they like to keep staff like us out of harm's way when we’re not needed. I suppose we won’t be in range much longer anyway. That said, Capt. G says the front line’s been stalled out for a while. He says it’s slow going with all these enormous hedgerows they grow everyplace around here. I never knew they could grow so big, they must be hundreds of years old. I thought the poplar windbreaks they started growing back home after the Dust Bowl were impressive, but they’ve got nothing on these things. We can still hear the guns, though. They’re a long way off, and kind of sound like thunder, though you can tell they’re not because the sky is perfectly clear. At least, I hope, they’re mostly our guns.
The morning’s still a little chilly, but it promises to be a warm day. I’m going to have to get used to sleeping through it. After long last summer is really here. The cottage itself is lovely. I can’t help but wonder about the people who really make this home. There’s a delightful flower garden in front and just the most precious herb garden right outside the kitchen window. When I get married and we have a home, I’m going to insist on one just like it.
The other girls? Well, what can I say. 5 of us all sharing this little place, at least we’ll be working different shifts mostly. I’m sure we’ll get by swimmingly.
July 31st- Just got back and finished breakfast for dinner. Part of me still wishes I were at work. If I were at a civilian hospital I still would be. Funny how the military insists on sticking to the scheduled shift and they order me to go home and get some sleep. I might get used to such regimentation.
I say this as if I’m not completely exhausted and overwhelmed. I’m sure I’ll sleep tonight. Today, whatever. As I’d suspected, we had our first wounded in during the morning shift. Most of them had been through the Mobile Advanced hospital and had been at least looked over by a doctor. Plenty had already gone through an initial surgery, just to stabilize them, close gaping wounds, and tie off arteries. It was really crude stuff, but I suppose that’s the point. Our doctors opened them back up and fixed them up properly. There were a few walking wounded, shrapnel wounds, and nasty burns we were able to help out too. I feel glad to be part of such a great team. I spent the first half of my shift assisting in two different surgeries. Then the last half attending the wards.
I had hoped that would be more peaceful. Our boys are so brave, even when you can tell they’re really broken up over what they’ve been through. And yet it wasn’t meant to be.
I mentioned that St. A.’s was within range of German artillery. Well, there was an attack last night, early this morning, I’m still not used to the schedule. They didn’t hit the hospital. They hit the other side of town. It was loud enough to shake all of the windows, and even the ground shook. It scared the daylights out of me. Some of the boys yelled too. A couple of them fell out of their beds and tried to hide underneath. I can’t imagine what it would be like to go through that a second time, let alone time after time, day after day like our boys.
I was just starting to get things settled down and everything squared. Then there was commotion. A bunch of orderlies, then nurses, then doctors running around the front main hall. We were expecting wounded. They’d hit an old medieval church on the other side of town. The Church of Saint Adalthred. There had been a platoon of soldiers sleeping there. Now they were bringing the survivors in.
I had never done triage before, though I remembered my training. You divide the patients into three groups. The group that needs surgery absolutely immediately if they’re going to live. The group that can wait for surgery. And then there’s the group that will die regardless.
There were two young men that were in the last group. The first had a massive open head wound. The strange thing was he was perfectly conscious and capable of speaking, despite the injury. There was just nothing that we could do for him. He was alert for about an hour, and then he simply passed away. Is it horrible to think that was something of a mercy?
The other suffered terrible burns, and apparently some of the blast as well. After the triage, I was assigned to care for him. The doctor had estimated over 90 percent of his body suffered burns in the third degree. The kind of amount that really makes you question your faith. I’ve seen burn patients, but not when they get first arrive like this. His eyes and ears were gone. A strange thing was, he wasn’t screaming like we’d expect burn patients to do. The doctor said his vocal cords were burnt out, but his lungs were relatively free of smoke damage, and he didn’t have that horrible cough. The doctor said it was like “he’d inhaled flame.” He was simply silent. He’s not expected to last the night. Day, I mean. I suppose I won’t see him again. I suppose that’s mercy too.
I mentioned yesterday that I think a school building serves as a fine hospital in a pinch. I’m not sure about that anymore. It’s the ventilation. There isn’t any in the school. Fumes from the ether linger everywhere. So does the stink of infection, no matter how much we fight it. And that last patient. It was like he was roasted. Literally. I thought I’d be sick.
August 1st- The truck ride back is starting to become my favorite part of the day. This one was a long one, despite being the exact same length as all the other shifts. We’re really packed now. The minute we get one patient ready for transport back to England, another takes his bed. They say the war might be over before Christmas. I hope. Don’t know how I’ll be able to keep up this pace for so long.
The little old priest whose church got blown up by the Germans came around to volunteer at the hospital. Poor old thing has nowhere else to go. He’s helping us roll bandages, working the autoclaves, and helping the chaplain out with the prayers. He seems to be helping with morale, god bless him. Particularly the chaplain’s. The priest doesn’t speak English and the chaplain doesn’t speak French, but they both speak Latin well enough to get by. I’ve never heard it spoken before. I grew up Lutheran, and it seems so strange. I’m a long way from home.
The burn patient is still alive. I was really surprised when I got in and found out. Apparently so are the doctors. Of course, I’m attending him again and was asked to change his bandages. Most of the rest of his skin that hadn’t already sloughed off last night did so while I was changing them. I didn’t see any sign of infection yet, though of course, we all know what’s coming. Other than that there wasn’t much I can do. He’s started letting off this low moan. The doctor said he was not really conscious. I can’t imagine he would be, he’s still getting so much morphine.
He was already bleeding through before my shift ended, so I thought I’d do the next shift a favor and take care of it a second time on the same shift. This time the doctor had me place his arms over his chest and belly, and bandage them all together. Also, he had me bandage his legs together. The doctor said that if there’s a miracle and somehow he manages to pull through, it will be because he somehow beat the infection. And if he’s going to have any chance at all then we’ll need to minimize his contact with bandages until can receive grafts. When I was done he ended up looking like a mummy, right out of the pictures. I don’t think it will matter much, and neither does the doctor. But we have to keep trying.
August 2nd- Just got back. The burn victim is still alive. It’s so strange. It’s all I can think about now. When I first got in I went straight to his room. I was absolutely shocked, it was gruesome. His bandages were positively soaked through. There was more red than white. I was just about to chew out the girl on the shift before me. I thought that nobody had changed the bandages since my last shift, but then she told me that she’d just changed them two hours previously. I couldn’t make head or tales of it. So I just got to work changing them myself. It felt so odd, the way the other patients in the room were looking at us. Like they knew there was something off about the whole thing. The patient’s moaning is getting louder too. It must be so unnerving to the others sharing the room.
Then, of all things, Maj. P and Col. S came in to observe. I haven’t seen either of them since we started setting up the hospital. They don’t usually stay up so late. They were washed up and decided to help me bandage the patient. As if they weren’t just there to observe me, but wanted to be a part of it too.
Sure enough, after only a couple of hours, the bandages were soaked through again. I’ve never seen such terribly bleeding. I asked the doctor if it could have possibly been hemophilia. It’s something I’ve only heard about but haven’t seen. He only shook his head like he was sure that it wasn’t. Yet he also looked even more confused than I was. We’ve been giving the patient transfusions. But at this rate, I just don’t know where it’s all coming from.
I know I shouldn’t be writing this sort of thing down, but the doctor confided that he’s thinking of reducing the morphine, maybe the patient will be more lucid. I don’t know how the doctor expects him to communicate with his vocal cords destroyed, or what he could possibly have to say even if he could talk. Well, it’s not my place to decide. I think he knows more about what’s happening to the poor man than I do.
It was all just blood too. In the bandages. No pus at all. I don’t know how he’s not becoming infected.
August 3rd- There’s a great deal of strangeness happening at the hospital. I saw the General’s staff car the moment our truck pulled around to drop us off, the little flags on the front gave it away.. Instead of starting my shift, they asked me to come back to Col. S’s office. My first thought was that I was in trouble, and they’d somehow find this diary. Both Maj. P and Col. S. were there, along with Gen C. who’d driven down from Corps HQ with a couple of his staff. There were also two men from what might have been regular Army, except they wore two long dark coats. I didn’t get their names.
Apparently, they’d all been there for hours and were wanting to debrief me. Well, it sure was intimidating, but they just wanted me to tell them what I’d seen. Fair enough. The patient was burned all over his body. He probably should have died the first night but hasn’t. There’s an awful amount of bleeding which I can’t account for. There’s also no pus or smell of infection, which also didn’t make sense. I told them about how he’s been given large amounts of morphine, though I didn’t say what Cap. H had said about reducing it. No, he had never been capable of speaking since brought in. No, he hadn’t been wearing his dog tags, but between the blast, and the length of time he’d been burning, he must have stripped everything off. Surely they were back in the rubble of that church. Then they thanked me and told me I could go back to work.
Well, I’d just about had it. I stood up and demanded that if they knew something about my patient that they weren’t telling me and that if they did I could take better care of him, well then they had better tell me. I think I even swore though I didn’t mean to. Maj. P almost laughed and Col. S just gave me that stupid patronizing smile. Told me I was already doing everything that I could, and that they were proud of me. He’s a good man, but I’m getting really sick of this Army “that’s on a need-to-know basis” crap.
Rest of the shift was just the usual. Strange how it's become the norm now. No, there was something else. The burn patient was in his room by himself. They’d moved the other beds out. They didn’t tell me why. Probably because his moan’s getting worse. And raspier. I still don’t think he’s out of the morphine stupor though.
Alright, it’s later the same day, the second. I’ve just woken up and had a serious chat with Kathy, the nurse from the second shift, and she’s had a lot to talk about. Rumors are swirling. I don’t know how much of this is true. My gut instinct? It’s all true.
Those men in the long coats? The rumor is they were Army Intelligence. That didn’t make a lick of sense to me at first, but then it started to come together. It turns out there were supposed to be 30 men, including the C.O., in that church that night it got shelled. Nobody else. Except when they added up all the survivors (who’ve moved on to the front), all the wounded that were taken to our hospital, and those who died, which took a while to count, then it all added up to 31 men. So somebody was there who wasn’t supposed to be there, and nobody knows who it is. They think they’ve got all of the dog tags accounted for, which might have been why they asked me about it when I came in later that night. And the one person they can’t account for seems to be the burn victim.
So they didn’t know who it was. Nobody from the St. A.’s was missing. None of the French Resistance were around that night (apparently Intelligence asked them? How else would they know?). So it's really suspicious and they were worried he might be some kind of spy or infiltrator. They still don’t even know why that church was shelled in the first place.
So they started asking questions of that poor old priest who’s been volunteering. We know because they let the chaplain sit in with him, but it seems both of the intelligence guys spoke fluent French. They asked him if there were any kind of acolyte or initiate or whatever sort of junior clergy he might have could have been there. He said no, and anybody who might have was accounted for and healthy. He asked if there was anything valuable that could have been stolen, or maybe he feared could be looted (would our boys do that?). Well, he didn’t think so. There was the holy font, which was an antique, but there were many like it and it was hardly easy to move. There was the Bible at the altar. It was very old and had great sentimental value, but again it would have no value to thieves. There was the tomb of St. Adalthred himself, which was priceless to his community but was a part of the church itself. Why the church had been built in the first place. Impossible to steal.
Then they asked the priest to come and view the patient. Perhaps seeing his proportions, perhaps it might have helped him recollect a similar person he’d seen lately. I understand why they did it. He, the burn victim, does seem shorter than any soldier I’ve met, skinner too. I wish they hadn’t, though. The chaplain said the priest had cried over seeing all those bloody bandages. There wasn’t a point, because the priest said he didn’t recognize him. The strange thing was, the chaplain had said that the priest's behavior seemed really strange. Like they got the really strong sense that the priest was being cagey, and lying to them. Not that he recognized the figure per se, but that he was thinking of something that he wasn’t telling them. He also insisted on saying a prayer over the burnt figure before he left, and they let him.
When I asked why they’d moved all the other beds in the room, Kathy said a little while after the priest had left the burn victim had started screaming, really bad. The other patients asked if they could leave the room, and because of the mystery, Col. S. agreed to it so they could isolate the burnt man. He was only calmer when I arrived later because they’d given him more morphine. When Kathy told me how much my jaw hit the floor. That part has to be baseless rumor.
August 8- I’m back in England. I’ve been too worked up to write, and worried, of course. After it happened, they put me in a truck, drove me to L. to pick up my things, and then I was on a Skytrain back to Cornwall. I guess we stopped at the cottage as a courtesy, it was on the way to the airfield. I was worried they’d find this diary, but they never searched. I don’t think they know what to do with me. I’m not sure what they should do either. They might just send me home, I suppose. I wouldn’t protest that. I just want to get on with things.
So. That night. The 4th.
I’ll start when I get off the truck. That moment when you hit the ground after jumping out of the bed is so sharp like it just sets your whole day. Like a starter pistol at a race. Something about it seemed off just as I was walking towards the door. Now I get in, and the front gallery, ever since that night of the triage, is a pretty empty place. But somebody was waiting for me, and it was Col. S. He came right up to me the moment he saw me. What an upside-down experience.
He starts leading me down the side hall, towards the back of the hospital/school where his office was. So of course I expected he needed to talk to me about something in his office. Only it turned out it wasn’t his office anymore. I thought something was off when I saw two armed guards on either side of the door to his often. Almost as soon, I heard the screaming.
I have just enough time to puzzle together what’s happened when Col. S walks right in, me in tow. They’d moved the burn patient to Col. S’s office, and he’d cleared out. The reason was obvious. The patient was screaming. Really, really loud. It hurt my ears in such a small office. The office was as about as far removed from the rest of the patients as they could move him. His bandages were soaked through, totally bright red. Jet red? Is jet red a thing? If you saw him, you’d say it was. It looked like they had been in the middle of starting to change his bandages, or just about to finish. Because there were parts of his flesh that were exposed. I didn’t realize it at first, and could only tell because of the texture.
I was just staring at him for a while. Jaw wide open. Then I looked at Col. S. He had been watching my reaction. He had such a sympathetic look. I asked him “How long has he been like this?”
“For hours,” he said. Like he was apologizing.
“How much morphine did you give him?” I asked. He was a doctor in his own right, of course. He didn’t get a chance to perform much surgery now that he’s the administrator, but I don’t think that ever leaves you.
He looked like he was about to cry.
“Lethal?” I asked.
“More,” he whispered.
We stood there silent for a few moments. Then he explained the situation. The only people allowed in the room would be doctors. Myself, and he explained I was the nurse with the most experience with him, and that I was the one he trusted the most. I’d have no other duties this shift. The chaplain was allowed in, and the priest. Also, the two guards out front, and that was it. He told me “The men from intel will be back, and a couple of spooks. We’ll figure it out then.” I had no idea what he meant by that, but I just nodded.
Well, the chaplain was there, though he looked a total mess. And it turned out the priest had stayed late but had gone home, exhausted.
So I did my duties. Changed bandages. Changed IV bottles. There were two chairs in the room, one for me and one for the chaplain. With only the one patient sometimes I’d wait. We couldn’t really chat. The screaming was too loud. I don’t think either of us got used to it.
I suppose it was about 3 AM. Mom used to call that the witching hour. Around three it started to change. The screaming that is, the cadence of it. Is that the right word? He started screaming words. Very garbled, but words. That was when I remembered the doctor had said his vocal cords had been destroyed. Had he been wrong? It had to be. Both I and the chaplain were standing over him then. The chaplain whispering prayers. Sometimes we’d look at each other like maybe the other knew what was happening. There were no answers.
The words started getting clearer. Not that we understood them, but they kind of sounded like they were French. Both I and the chaplain thought he, the patient, was becoming lucid. The chaplain opened up the door and told the guards to get the colonel, also to send somebody to find the priest. I suppose anybody could have translated, or so I thought at the time, but getting the priest sounded right.
Well, the colonel wasn’t in, but Maj. P. was. He spoke a little French, but he couldn’t understand the words. I’m still glad he was there. As a witness. I’m glad me and the chaplain weren’t the only ones. It was like the patient was chanting.
It was, maybe ten minutes after the major arrived. The screaming just stopped. No words. Just heavy breathing. Hyperventilating maybe. It occurred to me then that the bandages had become soaked through again. I’d been there the whole time. Watching. Only now had I noticed. He was glistening. The bedding was bloody too, of course. It was everywhere. And then…
Then it happened.
I had been facing another direction. But there was a sound. Like a massive, loud inhalation of are. There was this bright light, like when a lightbulb is about to short out. Except I felt the heat, and I turned. The patient had burst into flames.
I screamed. I think the chaplain and major did too. The two guards ran in. Maybe they sent somebody else to fetch the priest. They just yelled and weren’t able to do anything else. In a normal circumstance, I think somebody would have fetched an extinguisher. Except the patient suddenly sat straight up in his bed. We were positively paralyzed. He was screaming again, and all we could do is watch. His bandages and bedding all burned away. Only then he stopped.
There was this man before us. He had no skin. No eyes. Glistening red, and patches of black where the ash still clung to him. He looked at us. Looked at me. There were two black holes in his face, above the hole for his nose, and his mouth, lips burned away and teeth missing. But the holes for his eyes… I could feel him looking at me despite having no eyes.
Then he spoke. It was French again, at least I thought. I couldn’t understand it. Full sentences. Raspy, but clear. No sign of pain or duress. Yet it was authoritative like he was in full command of his faculties.
I don’t think it lasted long before the priest came rushing in. The priest said something like “sortie” and then the Major told us to get out, the chaplain and I.
We did and closed the door behind us. The two guards were further down the hall, clearly rattled.
We could hear the priest and the burned man talking. Clearly, through the door. The burned man was distinguishable by the rasp in his voice, the commanding tone. Yet as we listened, there was something off. The burned man’s French was different than the priest’s French. It was like they didn’t understand each other. It was like they were speaking two different dialects, and I didn’t realize until I heard them both being spoken next to each other.
There was a pause of silence. And then the priest started speaking in Latin. I saw a look of relief on the chaplain’s face when the burned man responded, also in Latin.
The two spoke, the burned man and the priest. They went on and on, me not understanding any of it. The burned man seemed to calm, the priest becoming more anxious as they went. Then I turned to the chaplain again. His attention was totally focused on the closed door, but he was listening to the priest and the burned man talk.
He was shaking, and pale as a ghost. I’ve seen men shake. I’ve seen them shake from the effects of blood loss and shock. I’ve seen them shake because they’ve been mad from war. I’ve seen them shake from hypothermia and hypoglycemia and drug overdoses. I’ve seen no end of fear in their eyes. Fear as they’re going under anesthesia, or having their limbs removed, or knowing they’re about to die from their wounds.
I’ve never seen a man so afraid or shaken than that chaplain on that night. And all because he was able to follow that conversation in Latin.
The door suddenly opened. The priest waved us aside, looking more determined than I’d ever seen him. We pressed ourselves against the wall to get out of the way. The burned man followed him. Silent. Walking. We watched them walk down the hallway. The guards turned and fled. Then the priest and the burnt figure turned the corner, and that was the last that I saw of them.
I remember looking back into the room and seeing the Major, slumped in a chair, hands covered his face. The smoke from the burning bandages and bedding still hung in the air, sweet and strong and foul due to the lack of ventilation.
The two men in the long coats showed up. There were also a couple of men in suits. Civilians, I guess. They sort of took charge. Then they just put me on a truck, didn’t even ask me any questions.
And that’s what happened.
I’ve been on this base for a couple of days. They seem to be giving me a lot of freedom, they let me go into town yesterday. I went to a library. It wasn’t a very big one, but I guess it didn’t need to be. I found a hagiography. Or, I guess, a sort of encyclopedia on the subject of saints.
There was a very small entry on the subject of Saint Adalthred. Very little was known about him. He’d been a saint in early medieval France. He’d preached to royalty. The Marrowvingians I think it said, I don’t know what that is. Like all saints, he’d performed three miracles. Like all saints, he’d been martyred. He’d been burned at the stake. His last miracle had been his own resurrection.
I don’t know what to do with this diary. I never should have started it, and yet I think it’s important that I did. I think I’m going to turn myself in and give it to them. I suppose they’ll court-martial me over it, send me home. I don’t want to go home, but maybe I deserve it. At any rate, clearly, there are higher powers than me at work here.
-End copy.-
All of the documentation by the U.S. during the war was massive. All of the officers, nurses, spies, bean counters, and everybody else contributed to the pile. This was long before the digital age, or even microfiche, so the sheer scale of the paperwork is hardly conceivable. It could have been measured by the cargo holds of liberty ships.
After the war, the Army and Navy needed someplace to store it all. Any of it could have had unforeseen value, and destroying it was never an option. In 1951, with the Korean War raging and threatening to exacerbate the document problem, the Department of Defense decided to build a massive new warehouse archive to store it all. In 1956, the Military Personnel Records Center was finished. Ostensibly the archive was meant to store personnel records, but the military being the military, and the warehouse being of such a huge scale, it housed other records as well. Records such as the nurse’s diary, records of things unnatural. Supernatural. Only to be seen by top men.
One of the items discussed during the facility’s construction was the inclusion of a sprinkler fire prevention system. There was a concern that such a system could leak, and cause water damage to all the important documents. So the archive was built without one.
In 1973 the building burned down, taking millions of documents with it. The cause was never officially determined. At the time, and for many years after, the biggest problem was the bureaucratic nightmare it caused for millions of veterans and collecting the benefits they were entitled to.
To a very small community, namely us, the damage was a travesty. That’s the purpose of this project. To retrieve the documentation, study, and catalog it, this entry is only the first example. Naturally, the question arises- how do we retrieve these files if they were all destroyed in the fire? Well, that’s on a need-to-know basis, Lieutenant, and you don’t need to know.

Author's Notes: The War Files is meant to be an on-going series of horror stories set in and around WWII, and the very real Archive Fire. Maybe it would make a good podcast? This was sort of a pilot episode and thought it would fit the theme of this month's event. If you liked the story and want to read more, I'll probably post them either to my subreddit EBDavis or my substack ebdavis.substack.com
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2023.06.05 15:19 Army_Bot Summary For: Weekly Question Thread (05/29/2023 to 06/04/2023)

Hi! Does anyone know the policy on sending a private in basic a portable charger? I did already get the green light to send it by a former DS that i know, but was wondering if anything special needs to be done regarding how it is sent? Thanks in advance.
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I'm going to transitioning from the Navy to the Army via an interservice transfer. I have four years, a deployment, and a lot of memories under my belt. I am electing to come back in as an O-1 into the Army as I have no interest in the limited job prospects that an O-3 with no Army experience would bring me, and frankly I don't give a shit -- it's just 4 years. My (fairly promising, at least based on what the Army side said) goal is to eventually be infantry.
Coming in as a new Army officer, what should I expect, both from the position of coming from a different branch and generally as a "new guy" Army officer?
What stuff (most likely) stays the same coming a ship, specifically ship-life? What changes the most?
How best can I take care of my people while still accomplishing the mission? I know this looks very different between branches. It's always a delicate balance.
What does the "daily grind" of a combart arms community look like? What's the "unnecessary BS day-to-day" that you guys get up to? (I can think of plenty of examples in the Navy, but I'm not sure they translate 1:1).
BONUS: What are your best and worst interaction stories with your fresh LTs?
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Im 25 with a bachelors in CyberSecurity, also an Eagle Scout. Have not done much volunteer or team leadership since then. Nor do I have much work experiance.
Am I too uncompetitive for an OCS slot for 17X?
I spoke to a recruiter who mentioned going enlisted at E4 with 17C, then after 1 year of training and 1 of actual work, applying for OCS then.
Is that a realistic scenario or classic recruiter talk getting my hopes up in order to boost elistment numbers?
Prior medical history includes inactive IBS + depression from a couple years back.
Also, what are the timeframes for getting in with both of these options?
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Is it worth getting Emt certified or Paramedic certified before going Army? I got DQ at meps and was told I need to wait a year due to medication I was on last year. I'm trying to find something to fill my time for when I'm able to enlist next year. Is this a good idea or a waste of time?
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I have been recently promoted, and clothing and sales is currently out of stock of my current rank, so I am unable to update my AGSU. We have room and uniform inspections soon, and my first line is attempting to make me wear my AGSU with incorrect rank. I have been looking through AR670-1 as well as AR700-84 trying to see if there is a reg against this, but have been unsuccessful in finding one. If there isn’t, I’ll deal, but I’m not too keen on wearing a previous rank. Any help backed by regs would be appreciated
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I’m going National Guard. I’m still working through the beginning process with my recruiter. Here’s the catch: I wasn’t born in the US. I was born in Kazakhstan.
I was never naturalized because when I was adopted into my family in 2002, the Child Citizenship Act passed in 2000 stating that the amendment is “to provide for the automatic acquisition of U.S. citizenship when certain conditions have been met.” — I have met these conditions and am a legal citizen of 22 years (Section 320 of the Immigration and Nationality Act. This amendment states that I also do not need a certificate of citizenship, which I never applied for as I legally do not need one.)
I have a passport, a social security card, a legal photo ID and a birth certificate. I DO HAVE a permanent resident card, but it expired years ago. I was a baby when my parents got it and they never renewed it. However, I am a US Citizen. I’ve lived here my entire life. The problem is, my recruiter insists that I must have that Permanent Resident Card up to date. I would do it in a heartbeat, but it costs $500.
Why is my passport, ID, SS card or birth certificate not enough to prove my citizenship? I’m frustrated and my parents are getting short with me constantly asking about it.
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Kind of a situational question. My wife is scheduled for C Section June 21st and it looks like I may get PCS orders before then. If I do, and the kid comes, what do I do? Soonest my wife’s doc says she can move is 6 weeks postpartum and my wife can’t look after our first kid and newborn while she recovers from surgery. Is there anything I can do to report closer to the end of baby leave? I’m a geobachelor.
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I just have a couple questions about how having a GED will affect my enlistment. I've heard it makes you ineligible for bonuses, but what about contract options? Could I still get an Option 4 contract? Option 19? If not, how many college credits would I need to move into the Tier 1 education category?
also, how do you increase your chances of going to certain schools (Airborne, Air Assault, Ranger, etc) if it's not in your contract? Going in as a 68W (Combat Medic) if that makes a difference
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Is there some regulation against sending a SM on a deployment/rotation when they are very close to ETS? Say 6 months out?
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Im a dumbass and made and said a lot of stupid ass shit that some hater who had it out for me has been basically (not really) 'blackmailing' me with that was on my laptop (private, never uploaded) which he hacked into . It was a bunch of questionable shit I said that basically makes me paranoid reasonably that I could possibly be court martial'd but I was never arrested or anything, and I'm sure the guy would upload it again if I joined the Military just to tarnish my good name. I said all this when I was 18 , but basically this dude came to my house and threatened my family with a knife and I responded, 'not so good' , and as a result, I was basically 5150'd and had lied to the people saying I was suicidal resulting in a medical documentation which has made me fearful of ever going to MEPS. So at the time I was 'isolated' so in attempt to expose the fact that there was a legitimate danger I reasonably tried to court attention on Twitter and basically did and said everything that could ever allow me to hold a security clearance before deleting it.
My perception of the event was that he was threatening my family with a knife, but to the outside world, he simply slashed my families tires. Basically he baited me and fell for it. There was much more to the story but if I could go back in time I probably would not have reacted the way I did but I was 18 and my mind was barely developing.

I was 5150'd and I was told I could never hold public office and I am barred from the Medical field . This of course was a lie, but it's BASICALLY on my Medical record and it's a huge red flag. So naturally, unable to join the Military, I was unable to complete my mission and of course, was put on medication for some time (7 months) until I can figure out what to do. So I been working warehouse jobs ever since that day . I am 23 years old now, the incident happened when I was 18. I was and still am a cross country runner who is fit and healthy , who can complete the physical requirements just fine but the 'Moral' and 'Medical' is what's preventing me from joining, open to debate. I haven't made the same dumb mistake of reacting to my families tires being slashed since and learned from that experience .

Obviously the Police knows what was on my laptop because this dude went around with the unauthorized material he was not allowed to have and actually put the content in DVD's around the city hoping someone would pick it up and read it , and I actually worked at a warehouse which actually had a police officer who worked there at the warehouse to check the hard drives for CP (i dont know the deal about that) , and he found the very same DVD filled with the content of my basically unhinged responses that I never uploaded to the internet .

Basically this dude mentally ruined my life but I wasn't the only 1 he has done this to, he has hacked into multiple people's laptops and slashed other people's tires before and distributed information and he has been arrested in the past .

I was wondering if I could be court martial'd for unprofessional conduct before I even join the military or am I just overthinking this? I basically had this huge 4 hour clip of a rant about his twitter account on my laptop that was perfectly constitutional legal but if you took things out of context it sounds like something that would have me arrested if I was in the military , and I never uploaded it, nor planned to. maybe it's just all in my head but as you can imagine , the real problem isn't my speeches that were on my laptop but the 5150'd , which was at the time and information I had at my disposable,a completely reasonable reaction to a violent threat.
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PCS’ing to Schofield tomorrow, any tips?
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Does anyone know if you still have to have a physical copy of your profile on you? I remember reading somewhere that you don't and your commander can look at it
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I recently graduated college and am looking for advice in terms of what I should expect/request in my contract for 68W MOS. I got my B.A. in cellular biology in the beginning of May and have been set on enlisting since my junior year; now that I'm in the last couple of steps with my recruiter before going to MEPS, I wanted to know if there was anything I should ask for based on my scores/degree (520 MCAT, 99 ASVAB, 146 GT) in terms of rank or guaranteed admission to schools (such as Airborne) coming in. I am looking at the 2-year contract as of now because I do want to apply to medical school down the line. If I enjoy my time, I am open to staying longer in the Army. However, there are some characteristics I currently need to work on that I know enlistment will provide (as opposed to OCS which would mean an extended contract) in addition to education benefits. Also, the alternative would have been doing a gap year in a lab or clinic which doesn't pay much better and is something I have done my fair share of. Any help is appreciated; thank you.
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This is kind of a weird question but i really want to join the army but my family is telling me that it’s impossible for me to join because unfortunately my parents passed by suicide and that alone will disqualify me. I’ve tried googling it and looking all over the internet to find a. Answer but I can’t find it. Is there any truth to that? Thanks if answered.
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I’m a drill right now and I’m looking at being Force reclassed and looking for a new MOS. I saw 51C and was curious if anyone knew what the day to day looked like? Or if anyone knew of any MOSs that were chill 9-5 jobs.
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How does the average person become an officer in the 75th or special forces? Even for support roles, don't most people have to go through the qualification training and fail?
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Do you ever feel remorse for the innocent civilians you slaughter in the name of imperialism and the military industrial complex?
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I've always had a draw to service, but my athletic opportunities usually kept me from it. Out of high school, I had the opportunity to play college baseball and passed up on trying the academy route. Once I got halfway through college, I wanted to try ROTC, but I was a starter on the baseball team and balls deep in a mechanical engineering course load, so it didn't seem feasible to add to my plate.
Now, I'm going on 24 with 2 years of experience as an ME in product development. Is there a military route for someone like me who does have a college degree, but is beyond the point of an ROTC college program? Is my specific degree useful for the military?
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I'm joining the Army soon, within a month or two. I've come up with an MOS list I made based on what I'm interested in (this is NOT a list of my available jobs based on my ASVAB score, just some jobs that sounded interesting based on the field I was looking into). I was mostly considering Logistics and Supply, but I am open to other potential fields, and jobs that aren't in the list below. Like I said, I want to do something in logistics and supply, but more so, just something non-combative that allows me to travel to most bases. What do you guys think about it? Any recommendations? I do plan to do something in law enforcement after I get out, but my MOS does not have to relate to that. Here is the list. The first two are the ones I'm currently considering, and the ones in parentheses are the ones I'm interested in.
(Cargo Specialist 88H)
(Unit Supply Specialist 92Y)
(Automated Logistics Specialist 92A)
(Ammunition Specialist 89B)
Ammunition Stock Control and Accounting Specialist 89A
(Corrections/Detention Specialist 31E)
Culinary Specialist 92G
Medical Logistics Specialist 68J
(Military Police 31B)
(Motor Transport Operator 88M)
Petroleum Supply Specialist 92F
Transportation Management Coordinator 88N
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Can someone please answer this question? If by some chance a person is granted a moral waiver for one felony possession charge on their record Will that allow you to join infantry or be around guns in general? Or would you have to have your firearm rights restored?
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Do you guys still have to have an NBC mask as part of the uniform when out in the field? If yes, do you still practice going into full MOPP gear?
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Completely off topic to Army. Has anyone used a gaems vanguard with the steam deck? Found one for cheap for field purposes but I can't find anything that says it works or not with the deck.
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30 year old with great Asvab and physical tests, no medical problems other than anxiety counseling in 2020. Problem 1: I have a large hand tattoo on my right hand. It’s a animal with some foliage and stuff. It is not on knuckles but descends from half sleeve down wrist and over top of hand.
Issue 2: I was discharged from navy boot camp in 2019. Long story. Mental health and personal reasons. I have an re-4 jfc on my dd 214. ( navy parting gift) I have authorized documents of treatment for my condition signed from doctor and no treatment or problems with mental health since early 2020 and no medication ever needed. Is there any shot I’d get approved for enlistment in the army ? @7hillsrecruiting
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Can someone please describe the process of renrolling into DLC? I did not complete it in the 720 day window however I am not barred from reenlistment (yet).
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Hey there ! I’m working things out to go to sign a 37F contract in the USAR soon since I had a high enough score on my ASVAB, but my recruiter confirmed that I would have to go to FSPC or Fat Camp due to being 2% over what’s allowed for body fat before I attend basic. I don’t mind basically getting paid to workout and learn about nutrition, but I’d love tips and just overall things to prep for before I have to ship out to it.
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i got Fort Sill as my first duty station im a 94T and i have family how is the on post housing or should i just rent a house off post
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I have a uniform question that i can not seem to figure out using ar670-1 or the pam currently i have been wearing my improvised hot weather combat uniform but the one i was issued back in 2019 apparently is the first generation that has the mesh lining in the pants and no velcro on the top of the shoulder pockets and my first line was telling me he doesnt think this is authorized anymore since a newer version was released so he asked me to look into the regulations but i cant find anything saying if i can or cant where it the most i know as of right now is the ihwcu is authorized but i have an older version apparently but its also what they issued me at ocie so im trying to find if anyone can help me out or knows if i can still where this i dont wanna buy a whole other uniform just because this doesnt have velcro on the top of these pockets
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What is the most realistic special operations group someone can join for the average person?
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Do you need a DA Form 1610 to attend the BAC? Fort Moore's website states you cannot attend BAC in a leave status, but how would anyone walk on if that's the case? And soldiers do walk on, I've heard firsthand.
I'm attempting to attend Airborne on leave before I PCS, is it possible? I just commissioned, and will be working for Cadet Command all summer before I PCS to BOLC.
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Can i join the ranger Special forces with a red/green color blind?
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Is someone able to join if blind in one eye
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As a prior enlisted, when I go to meps will the councilor just tell me my duty station I’m headed to after I pick my Mos? Will I have any say? How does that work from your experience
Any personal opinions and experienced insight is appreciated
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If someone becomes an intel officer, can they tryout for the 75th or the special forces?
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I have just returned from TDY, for Family separation pay, do I need to fill out 1561, or is it a special pay request on IPPS-A. Can’t find any answer from S-1, or other SM. Any help would be appreciative.
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I want to join the army, Can I pick a supply Mos with a ASVAB score of 41 and CL of 90 ?? The army website says yes I just wanted to know if the website is accurate. (92A/92y) Mos
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How long does it take for my rank to update in my email? I was promoted to SGT yesterday and it didn't update yet. It updated automatically for others in my unit. Do I need to update my CAC?
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I'm enlisting in the Army Reserve as a 35L and soon to go to basic in a few weeks. I have a couple of questions that are hovering over me since I'm counting down the days to basic training. I'm a lot older then most of the trainees are going to be in basic. I fear if I get injured or recycle for whatever reason. Will they change my mos because I didn't meet the allotted time slot for 35L AlT? Will I become over holdover until the next class? How frequent are the courses if held over? And also to add if any directions toward course work should I start studying to familiarize myself with?
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Anyone have an idea on what finance battalions are? Gonna be shipping out as 36B and I generally understand what the job will entail but lots of the comments I’ve read say “oh they’re reforming 36B into finance battalions”. Is this a good or bad thing?
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Prior service coming in; USMC to Army, E5. I’ve already gotten some good anti-cringe advice on general differences between the branches of service, but if anybody has advice on stuff to bring/not bring to AIT (I only got a bootcamp packing list) or tips I’m all ears.
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Is it common for people to become shorter from the ruck marches?
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Can you have nicotine in AIT, may be useful to add that I’m doing split training where I do basic one summer then do AIT the next.
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How does reclassing work? My window will be hitting soon and it’s time to move on. Will I have any Mos available to me? Duty station as well? I heard a lot about undeover strength Mos and how they affect reclassing. Any info on how it works would be great. Thanks fellas
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Is having a iep when I was in school a disqualifyer if not do I need a waivet
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I can barely do 5 push-ups, and I’m leaving for army basic combat training in 1 week, any recommendations?
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Pollen Allergies @ BCT Jackson
I am shipping out to basic training at the end of June. Has anyone had any experience with sick call during training and/or reception when dealing with seasonal/pollen allergies?
If this affected you, did you get prescribed anything or go to sick call any once in a while? I lived in GA for a stint and the pollen down south was not my friend so trying to prepare for the worst if possible. Not taking any meds right now.
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Can MPs join the 82 Airborne
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just graduated AIT, would it be possible to trade my duty station with another soldier for both of our benefits and we're both consenting ? he's got schofield hawaii and i have fort george meade maryland, im a pv2 he's a PFC and we have the exact same training and MOS? thanks.
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2023.06.05 15:19 Army_Bot Summary For: Weekly Question Thread (05/29/2023 to 06/04/2023)

Hi! Does anyone know the policy on sending a private in basic a portable charger? I did already get the green light to send it by a former DS that i know, but was wondering if anything special needs to be done regarding how it is sent? Thanks in advance.
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I'm going to transitioning from the Navy to the Army via an interservice transfer. I have four years, a deployment, and a lot of memories under my belt. I am electing to come back in as an O-1 into the Army as I have no interest in the limited job prospects that an O-3 with no Army experience would bring me, and frankly I don't give a shit -- it's just 4 years. My (fairly promising, at least based on what the Army side said) goal is to eventually be infantry.
Coming in as a new Army officer, what should I expect, both from the position of coming from a different branch and generally as a "new guy" Army officer?
What stuff (most likely) stays the same coming a ship, specifically ship-life? What changes the most?
How best can I take care of my people while still accomplishing the mission? I know this looks very different between branches. It's always a delicate balance.
What does the "daily grind" of a combart arms community look like? What's the "unnecessary BS day-to-day" that you guys get up to? (I can think of plenty of examples in the Navy, but I'm not sure they translate 1:1).
BONUS: What are your best and worst interaction stories with your fresh LTs?
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Im 25 with a bachelors in CyberSecurity, also an Eagle Scout. Have not done much volunteer or team leadership since then. Nor do I have much work experiance.
Am I too uncompetitive for an OCS slot for 17X?
I spoke to a recruiter who mentioned going enlisted at E4 with 17C, then after 1 year of training and 1 of actual work, applying for OCS then.
Is that a realistic scenario or classic recruiter talk getting my hopes up in order to boost elistment numbers?
Prior medical history includes inactive IBS + depression from a couple years back.
Also, what are the timeframes for getting in with both of these options?
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Is it worth getting Emt certified or Paramedic certified before going Army? I got DQ at meps and was told I need to wait a year due to medication I was on last year. I'm trying to find something to fill my time for when I'm able to enlist next year. Is this a good idea or a waste of time?
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I have been recently promoted, and clothing and sales is currently out of stock of my current rank, so I am unable to update my AGSU. We have room and uniform inspections soon, and my first line is attempting to make me wear my AGSU with incorrect rank. I have been looking through AR670-1 as well as AR700-84 trying to see if there is a reg against this, but have been unsuccessful in finding one. If there isn’t, I’ll deal, but I’m not too keen on wearing a previous rank. Any help backed by regs would be appreciated
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I’m going National Guard. I’m still working through the beginning process with my recruiter. Here’s the catch: I wasn’t born in the US. I was born in Kazakhstan.
I was never naturalized because when I was adopted into my family in 2002, the Child Citizenship Act passed in 2000 stating that the amendment is “to provide for the automatic acquisition of U.S. citizenship when certain conditions have been met.” — I have met these conditions and am a legal citizen of 22 years (Section 320 of the Immigration and Nationality Act. This amendment states that I also do not need a certificate of citizenship, which I never applied for as I legally do not need one.)
I have a passport, a social security card, a legal photo ID and a birth certificate. I DO HAVE a permanent resident card, but it expired years ago. I was a baby when my parents got it and they never renewed it. However, I am a US Citizen. I’ve lived here my entire life. The problem is, my recruiter insists that I must have that Permanent Resident Card up to date. I would do it in a heartbeat, but it costs $500.
Why is my passport, ID, SS card or birth certificate not enough to prove my citizenship? I’m frustrated and my parents are getting short with me constantly asking about it.
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Kind of a situational question. My wife is scheduled for C Section June 21st and it looks like I may get PCS orders before then. If I do, and the kid comes, what do I do? Soonest my wife’s doc says she can move is 6 weeks postpartum and my wife can’t look after our first kid and newborn while she recovers from surgery. Is there anything I can do to report closer to the end of baby leave? I’m a geobachelor.
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I just have a couple questions about how having a GED will affect my enlistment. I've heard it makes you ineligible for bonuses, but what about contract options? Could I still get an Option 4 contract? Option 19? If not, how many college credits would I need to move into the Tier 1 education category?
also, how do you increase your chances of going to certain schools (Airborne, Air Assault, Ranger, etc) if it's not in your contract? Going in as a 68W (Combat Medic) if that makes a difference
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Is there some regulation against sending a SM on a deployment/rotation when they are very close to ETS? Say 6 months out?
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Im a dumbass and made and said a lot of stupid ass shit that some hater who had it out for me has been basically (not really) 'blackmailing' me with that was on my laptop (private, never uploaded) which he hacked into . It was a bunch of questionable shit I said that basically makes me paranoid reasonably that I could possibly be court martial'd but I was never arrested or anything, and I'm sure the guy would upload it again if I joined the Military just to tarnish my good name. I said all this when I was 18 , but basically this dude came to my house and threatened my family with a knife and I responded, 'not so good' , and as a result, I was basically 5150'd and had lied to the people saying I was suicidal resulting in a medical documentation which has made me fearful of ever going to MEPS. So at the time I was 'isolated' so in attempt to expose the fact that there was a legitimate danger I reasonably tried to court attention on Twitter and basically did and said everything that could ever allow me to hold a security clearance before deleting it.
My perception of the event was that he was threatening my family with a knife, but to the outside world, he simply slashed my families tires. Basically he baited me and fell for it. There was much more to the story but if I could go back in time I probably would not have reacted the way I did but I was 18 and my mind was barely developing.

I was 5150'd and I was told I could never hold public office and I am barred from the Medical field . This of course was a lie, but it's BASICALLY on my Medical record and it's a huge red flag. So naturally, unable to join the Military, I was unable to complete my mission and of course, was put on medication for some time (7 months) until I can figure out what to do. So I been working warehouse jobs ever since that day . I am 23 years old now, the incident happened when I was 18. I was and still am a cross country runner who is fit and healthy , who can complete the physical requirements just fine but the 'Moral' and 'Medical' is what's preventing me from joining, open to debate. I haven't made the same dumb mistake of reacting to my families tires being slashed since and learned from that experience .

Obviously the Police knows what was on my laptop because this dude went around with the unauthorized material he was not allowed to have and actually put the content in DVD's around the city hoping someone would pick it up and read it , and I actually worked at a warehouse which actually had a police officer who worked there at the warehouse to check the hard drives for CP (i dont know the deal about that) , and he found the very same DVD filled with the content of my basically unhinged responses that I never uploaded to the internet .

Basically this dude mentally ruined my life but I wasn't the only 1 he has done this to, he has hacked into multiple people's laptops and slashed other people's tires before and distributed information and he has been arrested in the past .

I was wondering if I could be court martial'd for unprofessional conduct before I even join the military or am I just overthinking this? I basically had this huge 4 hour clip of a rant about his twitter account on my laptop that was perfectly constitutional legal but if you took things out of context it sounds like something that would have me arrested if I was in the military , and I never uploaded it, nor planned to. maybe it's just all in my head but as you can imagine , the real problem isn't my speeches that were on my laptop but the 5150'd , which was at the time and information I had at my disposable,a completely reasonable reaction to a violent threat.
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PCS’ing to Schofield tomorrow, any tips?
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Does anyone know if you still have to have a physical copy of your profile on you? I remember reading somewhere that you don't and your commander can look at it
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I recently graduated college and am looking for advice in terms of what I should expect/request in my contract for 68W MOS. I got my B.A. in cellular biology in the beginning of May and have been set on enlisting since my junior year; now that I'm in the last couple of steps with my recruiter before going to MEPS, I wanted to know if there was anything I should ask for based on my scores/degree (520 MCAT, 99 ASVAB, 146 GT) in terms of rank or guaranteed admission to schools (such as Airborne) coming in. I am looking at the 2-year contract as of now because I do want to apply to medical school down the line. If I enjoy my time, I am open to staying longer in the Army. However, there are some characteristics I currently need to work on that I know enlistment will provide (as opposed to OCS which would mean an extended contract) in addition to education benefits. Also, the alternative would have been doing a gap year in a lab or clinic which doesn't pay much better and is something I have done my fair share of. Any help is appreciated; thank you.
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This is kind of a weird question but i really want to join the army but my family is telling me that it’s impossible for me to join because unfortunately my parents passed by suicide and that alone will disqualify me. I’ve tried googling it and looking all over the internet to find a. Answer but I can’t find it. Is there any truth to that? Thanks if answered.
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I’m a drill right now and I’m looking at being Force reclassed and looking for a new MOS. I saw 51C and was curious if anyone knew what the day to day looked like? Or if anyone knew of any MOSs that were chill 9-5 jobs.
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How does the average person become an officer in the 75th or special forces? Even for support roles, don't most people have to go through the qualification training and fail?
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Do you ever feel remorse for the innocent civilians you slaughter in the name of imperialism and the military industrial complex?
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I've always had a draw to service, but my athletic opportunities usually kept me from it. Out of high school, I had the opportunity to play college baseball and passed up on trying the academy route. Once I got halfway through college, I wanted to try ROTC, but I was a starter on the baseball team and balls deep in a mechanical engineering course load, so it didn't seem feasible to add to my plate.
Now, I'm going on 24 with 2 years of experience as an ME in product development. Is there a military route for someone like me who does have a college degree, but is beyond the point of an ROTC college program? Is my specific degree useful for the military?
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I'm joining the Army soon, within a month or two. I've come up with an MOS list I made based on what I'm interested in (this is NOT a list of my available jobs based on my ASVAB score, just some jobs that sounded interesting based on the field I was looking into). I was mostly considering Logistics and Supply, but I am open to other potential fields, and jobs that aren't in the list below. Like I said, I want to do something in logistics and supply, but more so, just something non-combative that allows me to travel to most bases. What do you guys think about it? Any recommendations? I do plan to do something in law enforcement after I get out, but my MOS does not have to relate to that. Here is the list. The first two are the ones I'm currently considering, and the ones in parentheses are the ones I'm interested in.
(Cargo Specialist 88H)
(Unit Supply Specialist 92Y)
(Automated Logistics Specialist 92A)
(Ammunition Specialist 89B)
Ammunition Stock Control and Accounting Specialist 89A
(Corrections/Detention Specialist 31E)
Culinary Specialist 92G
Medical Logistics Specialist 68J
(Military Police 31B)
(Motor Transport Operator 88M)
Petroleum Supply Specialist 92F
Transportation Management Coordinator 88N
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Can someone please answer this question? If by some chance a person is granted a moral waiver for one felony possession charge on their record Will that allow you to join infantry or be around guns in general? Or would you have to have your firearm rights restored?
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Do you guys still have to have an NBC mask as part of the uniform when out in the field? If yes, do you still practice going into full MOPP gear?
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Completely off topic to Army. Has anyone used a gaems vanguard with the steam deck? Found one for cheap for field purposes but I can't find anything that says it works or not with the deck.
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30 year old with great Asvab and physical tests, no medical problems other than anxiety counseling in 2020. Problem 1: I have a large hand tattoo on my right hand. It’s a animal with some foliage and stuff. It is not on knuckles but descends from half sleeve down wrist and over top of hand.
Issue 2: I was discharged from navy boot camp in 2019. Long story. Mental health and personal reasons. I have an re-4 jfc on my dd 214. ( navy parting gift) I have authorized documents of treatment for my condition signed from doctor and no treatment or problems with mental health since early 2020 and no medication ever needed. Is there any shot I’d get approved for enlistment in the army ? @7hillsrecruiting
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Can someone please describe the process of renrolling into DLC? I did not complete it in the 720 day window however I am not barred from reenlistment (yet).
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Hey there ! I’m working things out to go to sign a 37F contract in the USAR soon since I had a high enough score on my ASVAB, but my recruiter confirmed that I would have to go to FSPC or Fat Camp due to being 2% over what’s allowed for body fat before I attend basic. I don’t mind basically getting paid to workout and learn about nutrition, but I’d love tips and just overall things to prep for before I have to ship out to it.
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i got Fort Sill as my first duty station im a 94T and i have family how is the on post housing or should i just rent a house off post
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I have a uniform question that i can not seem to figure out using ar670-1 or the pam currently i have been wearing my improvised hot weather combat uniform but the one i was issued back in 2019 apparently is the first generation that has the mesh lining in the pants and no velcro on the top of the shoulder pockets and my first line was telling me he doesnt think this is authorized anymore since a newer version was released so he asked me to look into the regulations but i cant find anything saying if i can or cant where it the most i know as of right now is the ihwcu is authorized but i have an older version apparently but its also what they issued me at ocie so im trying to find if anyone can help me out or knows if i can still where this i dont wanna buy a whole other uniform just because this doesnt have velcro on the top of these pockets
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What is the most realistic special operations group someone can join for the average person?
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Do you need a DA Form 1610 to attend the BAC? Fort Moore's website states you cannot attend BAC in a leave status, but how would anyone walk on if that's the case? And soldiers do walk on, I've heard firsthand.
I'm attempting to attend Airborne on leave before I PCS, is it possible? I just commissioned, and will be working for Cadet Command all summer before I PCS to BOLC.
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Can i join the ranger Special forces with a red/green color blind?
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Is someone able to join if blind in one eye
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As a prior enlisted, when I go to meps will the councilor just tell me my duty station I’m headed to after I pick my Mos? Will I have any say? How does that work from your experience
Any personal opinions and experienced insight is appreciated
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If someone becomes an intel officer, can they tryout for the 75th or the special forces?
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I have just returned from TDY, for Family separation pay, do I need to fill out 1561, or is it a special pay request on IPPS-A. Can’t find any answer from S-1, or other SM. Any help would be appreciative.
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I want to join the army, Can I pick a supply Mos with a ASVAB score of 41 and CL of 90 ?? The army website says yes I just wanted to know if the website is accurate. (92A/92y) Mos
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How long does it take for my rank to update in my email? I was promoted to SGT yesterday and it didn't update yet. It updated automatically for others in my unit. Do I need to update my CAC?
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I'm enlisting in the Army Reserve as a 35L and soon to go to basic in a few weeks. I have a couple of questions that are hovering over me since I'm counting down the days to basic training. I'm a lot older then most of the trainees are going to be in basic. I fear if I get injured or recycle for whatever reason. Will they change my mos because I didn't meet the allotted time slot for 35L AlT? Will I become over holdover until the next class? How frequent are the courses if held over? And also to add if any directions toward course work should I start studying to familiarize myself with?
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Anyone have an idea on what finance battalions are? Gonna be shipping out as 36B and I generally understand what the job will entail but lots of the comments I’ve read say “oh they’re reforming 36B into finance battalions”. Is this a good or bad thing?
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Prior service coming in; USMC to Army, E5. I’ve already gotten some good anti-cringe advice on general differences between the branches of service, but if anybody has advice on stuff to bring/not bring to AIT (I only got a bootcamp packing list) or tips I’m all ears.
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Is it common for people to become shorter from the ruck marches?
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Can you have nicotine in AIT, may be useful to add that I’m doing split training where I do basic one summer then do AIT the next.
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How does reclassing work? My window will be hitting soon and it’s time to move on. Will I have any Mos available to me? Duty station as well? I heard a lot about undeover strength Mos and how they affect reclassing. Any info on how it works would be great. Thanks fellas
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Is having a iep when I was in school a disqualifyer if not do I need a waivet
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I can barely do 5 push-ups, and I’m leaving for army basic combat training in 1 week, any recommendations?
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Pollen Allergies @ BCT Jackson
I am shipping out to basic training at the end of June. Has anyone had any experience with sick call during training and/or reception when dealing with seasonal/pollen allergies?
If this affected you, did you get prescribed anything or go to sick call any once in a while? I lived in GA for a stint and the pollen down south was not my friend so trying to prepare for the worst if possible. Not taking any meds right now.
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Can MPs join the 82 Airborne
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just graduated AIT, would it be possible to trade my duty station with another soldier for both of our benefits and we're both consenting ? he's got schofield hawaii and i have fort george meade maryland, im a pv2 he's a PFC and we have the exact same training and MOS? thanks.
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2023.06.05 15:18 DazzTech Mastering Data Recovery: A Comprehensive Guide to Overcoming Data Loss

Mastering Data Recovery: A Comprehensive Guide to Overcoming Data Loss
In our increasingly digitized world, the loss of important data can be a distressing and frustrating experience. Whether caused by accidental deletion, hardware failures, or software issues, data loss can have severe consequences. However, with the right approach and knowledge, it is often possible to recover lost data successfully. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore practical steps and techniques to help you navigate the data recovery process effectively.

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1. Act Promptly:

When you encounter data loss, it is crucial to take immediate action. Delaying the recovery process can increase the risk of permanent data loss. Avoid using the affected device to prevent overwriting the lost files. Refrain from installing or running any data recovery software on the same drive, as it may hinder the recovery process.

2. Identify the Cause of Data Loss:

Understanding the root cause of data loss is essential for formulating an appropriate recovery strategy. Common causes include accidental deletion, formatting errors, virus attacks, software malfunctions, hardware failures, and physical damage. By identifying the cause, you can choose the most suitable recovery method.

3. Select the Right Recovery Method:

Depending on the nature of data loss, different recovery methods can be employed:

a. Software-Based Recovery:

In cases of accidental deletion or formatting errors, data recovery software can often help. These tools scan the storage device for traces of lost data and facilitate recovery. Notable software options include Recuva, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, and TestDisk.

b. Professional Data Recovery Services:

When dealing with severe physical damage or complex software issues, it may be necessary to seek professional data recovery company such as;;
  1. East Africa Hi Tech Solutions,
  2. Data Recovery Kenya &
  3. Data Recovery Nairobi.
These specialized experts possess the expertise and specialized equipment required to recover data from damaged or inaccessible storage media.

c. DIY Hardware Repair:

If the data loss is due to hardware failure, such as a malfunctioning hard drive, it may be possible to attempt a DIY repair. However, exercise caution and attempt this option only if you possess the necessary technical skills. If in doubt, it is advisable to seek professional assistance.

Advanced Data Recovery Techniques:

  • File Fragment Recovery: Understand how to recover fragmented files, where data is spread across multiple sectors or clusters on a storage device.
  • Deleted File Recovery: Explore methods for recovering files that have been intentionally or accidentally deleted from a storage device.
  • Formatted Drive Recovery: Learn about recovering data from formatted drives, including the different formatting methods and their impact on recovery.
  • Partition Recovery: Understand the process of recovering lost or deleted partitions on a storage device, allowing access to the data within.
  • RAID Data Recovery: Explore techniques for recovering data from RAID arrays, which involve multiple drives configured for redundancy or performance.

Devices That Data Can Be Recovered From:

  • Hard Disk Drives (HDD): Explore the process of recovering data from traditional hard drives commonly used in desktop and laptop computers.
  • Solid State Drives (SSD): Understand the unique considerations and techniques involved in recovering data from SSDs, which utilize flash memory.
  • USB Flash Drives: Learn about recovering data from portable USB flash drives, often used for storing and transferring files.
  • Memory Cards (SD, microSD, etc.): Discover how to recover data from various memory card formats commonly used in cameras, smartphones, and other devices.
  • Optical Media (CDs, DVDs): Understand the methods for recovering data from damaged or unreadable CDs and DVDs.
  • Mobile Phones and Tablets: Explore the intricacies of recovering data from smartphones and tablets, including contacts, messages, photos, and more.
  • Digital Cameras and Camcorders: Learn about the data recovery process for digital cameras and camcorders, including retrieving deleted or corrupted media files.

Implement Preventive Measures:

Preventing data loss is always preferable to recovering lost data. Here are some proactive measures to protect your data:

a. Regular Backups:

Establish a consistent backup routine to safeguard your important files. Utilize external hard drives, cloud storage services, or backup software to create regular copies of your data.

b. Surge Protection and Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS):

Invest in surge protectors and UPS devices to shield your devices against power surges and outages that can lead to data corruption and loss.

c. Robust Security Measures:

Maintain up-to-date antivirus software to protect your data from malware, ransomware, and other malicious threats.

Safeguarding Recovered Data:

Once you have successfully recovered your lost data, it is essential to take steps to protect and preserve it:

a. Multiple Backup Locations:

Create redundant backups and store them in different physical or cloud-based locations. This minimizes the risk of future data loss due to unforeseen circumstances.

b. Organized File Management:

Adopt a systematic approach to file organization and naming conventions. This helps maintain an organized file structure and reduces the likelihood of accidental deletions or data loss.

Data Recovery Best Practices:

  • Handling Physically Damaged Drives: Learn how to handle and transport physically damaged drives to avoid further harm and increase recovery chances.
  • Creating Disk Images: Understand the importance of creating disk images as a safeguard before attempting data recovery operations.
  • Data Recovery in Clean Room Environments: Explore the concept of clean rooms and their role in performing delicate data recovery operations on damaged storage media.
  • Data Integrity and Verification: Discover methods for verifying the integrity and quality of recovered data to ensure its accuracy and completeness.
  • Legal and Ethical Considerations: Understand the legal and ethical aspects related to data recovery, including privacy, consent, and chain of custody.

Conclusion:

Experiencing data loss can be distressing, but with the right strategies and techniques, successful data recovery is often achievable. Acting swiftly, identifying the cause of data loss, and selecting the appropriate recovery method are vital steps in maximizing the chances of recovery. Additionally, implementing preventive measures to safeguard against future data loss is essential. By mastering the process of data recovery outlined in this comprehensive guide, you can confidently address data loss incidents
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2023.06.05 14:15 manojw Why SAP is so much in demand?

Why SAP is so much in demand?
SAP Training

Introduction

SAP, in the context of enterprise software, stands for Systems, Applications, and Products in Data Processing. It is a leading global provider of integrated business solutions, offering a wide range of software and services designed to support various business functions and processes. It is also referred to as a comprehensive suite of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software that enables organizations to integrate and streamline their operations, including financial management, human resources, supply chain management, customer relationship management, and more. It provides a unified platform for data management, analytics, and reporting, allowing businesses to make informed decisions and optimize their performance. SAP's extensive functionality and flexibility make it a vital asset for companies across industries, helping them adapt to changing market dynamics and drive growth in a rapidly evolving business landscape. Well, if you also have an interest in knowing about this suite, enrolling in SAP Online Training in India will be suitable for your career graph. In this way, you will understand everything about SAP.

What is so special about SAP?

SAP (Systems, Applications, and Products) is a leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) software that is in high demand for several reasons:
Industry Standard: SAP is widely recognized and used by organizations across various industries globally. It has established itself as an industry standard for ERP systems, making it highly sought after by companies looking to streamline their business processes.
Comprehensive Functionality: SAP offers a wide range of modules and functionalities that cater to different aspects of business operations, including finance, human resources, supply chain management, sales, procurement, production planning, and more. Its comprehensive suite of applications allows organizations to integrate different departments and functions into a single system, improving efficiency and decision-making.
Scalability and Flexibility: SAP provides scalable solutions that can be customized to meet the specific needs of businesses, regardless of their size or complexity. The software can adapt to changing business requirements and can be expanded as the organization grows or undergoes transformations.
Integration Capabilities: SAP's ERP software integrates well with other systems and technologies, allowing companies to connect various business processes seamlessly. It enables data synchronization across different departments, facilitates real-time reporting and analytics, and promotes collaboration among teams.
Global Support and Community: SAP has a vast community of users, consultants, and developers worldwide, which means there is a rich pool of resources and expertise available for support, implementation, and customization. The availability of certified SAP professionals makes it easier for companies to find skilled individuals to manage their SAP systems.
Continuous Innovation: SAP invests heavily in research and development, consistently introducing new features, enhancements, and technologies. This focus on innovation helps organizations stay competitive and leverage the latest advancements in areas like cloud computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and analytics.
Regulatory Compliance: SAP offers solutions that comply with various industry regulations and standards, such as financial reporting standards, data privacy laws, and industry-specific requirements. This is particularly important for organizations operating in highly regulated industries like finance, healthcare, and manufacturing.
These factors contribute to SAP's high demand in the market, as businesses recognize the value of implementing a robust ERP system like SAP to improve their operational efficiency, gain better insights, and drive business growth.

Conclusion

To be honest, SAP has proven to be a significant player in the enterprise software market due to its robust and scalable solutions. Its software helps businesses streamline their operations, improve efficiency, and make data-driven decisions. In a way, SAP Training in Gurgaon offerings caters to a wide range of industries and company sizes, from small businesses to multinational corporations. Furthermore, SAP has been investing in emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and cloud computing to enhance its product portfolio. This focus on innovation allows SAP to stay relevant and adapt to the evolving needs of businesses in a digital era. So, SAP has established itself as a reliable provider of enterprise software solutions, enabling organizations to optimize their processes, increase productivity, and drive growth. Its continued commitment to innovation and customer-centric approach positions SAP as a prominent player in the software industry.
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2023.06.05 14:13 oxymcrafts Oxym Crafts: Setting the Benchmark as One of India's Premier Readymade Garment Exporters

Introduction: Oxym Crafts has established itself as a leading player in the Indian textile and garment industry, renowned for its exceptional quality and innovative designs. As one of the premier readymade garment exporters in India, Oxym Crafts has consistently delivered outstanding products to global markets. With a strong focus on craftsmanship, timely delivery, and client satisfaction, the company has set a benchmark for excellence in the industry. In this article, we explore the key aspects that make Oxym Crafts a preferred choice for international buyers seeking top-quality garments from India.
Exceptional Quality and Craftsmanship: Oxym Crafts maintains an unwavering commitment to delivering garments of exceptional quality. With stringent quality control measures in place, the company ensures that every garment produced meets international standards. By sourcing premium fabrics and employing skilled artisans who pay meticulous attention to detail, Oxym Crafts consistently delivers products that showcase impeccable craftsmanship. Their commitment to excellence has earned them a reputation for producing garments that stand the test of time and exceed customer expectations.
Innovative Designs and Trendsetting Collections: At Oxym Crafts, innovation and creativity take centre stage. Their team of talented designers keeps a close eye on global fashion trends, translating them into unique and captivating designs. Whether it's traditional ethnic wear or contemporary fusion attire, Oxym Crafts' collections blend cultural richness with modern aesthetics. By constantly pushing boundaries and introducing fresh styles, the company stays ahead of the curve and caters to the evolving tastes of international buyers.
Reliability and Timely Delivery: Timely delivery is a hallmark of Oxym Crafts' operations. The company understands the importance of meeting deadlines and maintaining strong business relationships. With a robust supply chain management system, Oxym Crafts ensures that orders are processed efficiently and shipped on time. By prioritizing reliability and professionalism, the company has earned the trust and confidence of clients worldwide, making them a preferred choice for readymade garment exports.
Strong Client Relationships: Oxym Crafts values its clients and believes in fostering long-term partnerships. The company has built strong relationships with renowned international buyers, including fashion retailers, boutique stores, and wholesale distributors. By understanding their client's specific requirements, Oxym Crafts provides customized solutions and caters to their unique needs. This client-centric approach has been instrumental in driving the company's success and securing its position as a premier readymade garment exporter in India.
Sustainability and Ethical Practices: Oxym Crafts is committed to sustainable and ethical business practices. The company emphasizes responsible sourcing of materials, promotes fair trade practices, and adheres to environmentally friendly manufacturing processes. By prioritizing sustainability, Oxym Crafts aligns with the growing demand for eco-conscious fashion in the global market. Their commitment to ethical practices further enhances their reputation as a reliable and socially responsible business partner.
Conclusion: Oxym Crafts has emerged as one of the premier readymade garment exporters in India, consistently delivering exceptional quality and innovative designs to global markets. With a focus on craftsmanship, timely delivery, and sustainable practices, the company has set a benchmark for excellence in the industry. Through their strong client relationships and dedication to client satisfaction, Oxym Crafts continues to make a significant impact in the international garment export market. As they move forward, the company remains committed to delivering top-quality products and contributing to the growth of India's textile and garment industry.
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2023.06.05 14:10 zenritsusen What does the future hold?

HS/pretertiary teacher for 15 years here, severely disillusioned with this career and sleepwalking, depressed and anxious, through the year until I can get a handle on what to do next.
I teach in a nongovernment school in a small state capital, fairly privileged demographic, plenty of good kids and no serious disciplinary issues. However, today I had to walk across the school for some copying etc, and was able to look inside at least half a dozen classrooms, as our new building has glass walls.
In EVERY classroom, EVERY student was staring at a computer screen. Not surreptitiously, it was just part of their lesson. Far out, it made me feel so sad, and so frightened for my own children’s educations as they grow up. Is this what our kids do now, go to school and tap away at a keyboard all day? Everything online, everything through a screen, everything transmitted through wifi and pixels?
Twenty times a day my brain screams: stop the ride, I want to get off. Does anyone else feel like this? I know I’m probably suffering from mild clinical depression, and should do something about it, but seriously? What are we doing to ourselves as a society?
Stop the ride. I want to get off.
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2023.06.05 14:00 Ok-Reward-6390 21M Brazil/anywhere poet needs half [relationship]

I haven’t even flirted for such a long time, and lately, during those boring lunches where people just talk about heiresses’ dogs’ illnesses (a Pomeranian dog shares all her illnesses with her owner) or gossip about some technocrat who has a limp and who may be cheating on his partner, and while rice with cod is served, I am asked “darling, are you dating yet?”. No, I am not, and here I am, mostly because dating apps are too dull – unfortunately the odds of being flashed by a Jewish 19 year-old from Manchester is smaller on these things, though sometimes you might have some luck and end up being insulted randomly by a Portuguese girl, who is visiting her uncle.
I do have names, and surnames, and I was born in a big city in Brazil. My sister used to describe our childhood address as “a building with cars and trees and buildings”, which is a rather good description of much of the city. For a while I wanted to join the seminary but after having to face the fact that this was an inadequate career choice considering I didn’t believe in God and had always found masses to be awfully boring (though fascinating at times – the priest at my childhood church used to go on long rants about things, of which there are many) often turning my back to see the watch, and so I chose the next best thing: I am studying sociology, which involves, in many ways, taking a vow of poverty. I also work at a small online newspaper so I am well informed on sub celebrities and local occurrences such as babies heroically rescued by policemen after choking on the thing babies eat. And yes, I write poetry sometimes.
I am fascinated fairly often by everything, or many things, at least so you won’t be bored. These last days I ended up reading a lot of things about Egypt after reading about Ottoman chief eunuchs being exiled to Cairo after their tenure. In general, I really enjoy the humanities. I follow politics keenly – in fact, there is some chance I might have some thoughts on your country’s politics – and I’d say I am on the centre-left – pro-choice, in favour of a robust welfare state, LGBTQ+ rights, affirmative action. If you know about Brazilian politics, I voted for Marina and Haddad in 2018 (the voting age here is 16), and Lula last year.
As you can imagine, I also really enjoy reading and writing. Besides poetry, I have often thought about writing a novel, but this seems like too much work – and it seems that it would be arrogant of me to write a novel having lived this little, though it wouldn't be uncommon. I really enjoy learning about other languages and cultures and I know a bit of French, German, Spanish, and Russian, besides English and Portuguese. I’d really like to learn Arabic and/or Mandarin. I am really into genealogy, and I know quite a bit about it. I often cry while watching dumb movies (I cried during Minions!) or listening to beautiful music; my music taste has been described as “fairly gay” and in movies as “slightly gay”.
I guess I am pretty introverted, polite, and timid (well, I am on here after all). I am affectionate and I can be really passionate as well. And I am fairly funny, or rather, I have made a few people laugh over the years. I asked a close friend to describe myself, and that is what he said:
I think you’re very communicative. Shrewd, funny, a good companion. Kind of withdrawn but not necessarily shy. You avoid conflict and unnecessary arguments, but love to participate in good conversations. I think you’re very kind too, besides being polite.
As for what I want to do with my life, I am unsure though I am inclined to go into academia. I have been considering applying to a PhD program in the U.S. after finishing my undergrad here in Brazil. My family does want me to go into their business, which is related to politics. I have also considered going into diplomacy.
Who am I looking for? I’d like someone curious about the world around her, and open-minded.
Some poems I really like:
Some songs I have been listening to:
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2023.06.05 13:59 Ok-Reward-6390 21 [M4F] Brazil/anywhere - poet (?) looks for a hopefully good thing

I haven’t even flirted for such a long time, and lately, during those boring lunches where people just talk about heiresses’ dogs’ illnesses (a Pomeranian dog shares all her illnesses with her owner) or gossip about some technocrat who has a limp and who may be cheating on his partner, and while rice with cod is served, I am asked “darling, are you dating yet?”. No, I am not, and here I am, mostly because dating apps are too dull – unfortunately the odds of being flashed by a Jewish 19 year-old from Manchester is smaller on these things, though sometimes you might have some luck and end up being insulted randomly by a Portuguese girl, who is visiting her uncle.
I do have names, and surnames, and I was born in a big city in Brazil. My sister used to describe our childhood address as “a building with cars and trees and buildings”, which is a rather good description of much of the city. For a while I wanted to join the seminary but after having to face the fact that this was an inadequate career choice considering I didn’t believe in God and had always found masses to be awfully boring (though fascinating at times – the priest at my childhood church used to go on long rants about things, of which there are many) often turning my back to see the watch, and so I chose the next best thing: I am studying sociology, which involves, in many ways, taking a vow of poverty. I also work at a small online newspaper so I am well informed on sub celebrities and local occurrences such as babies heroically rescued by policemen after choking on the thing babies eat. And yes, I write poetry sometimes.
I am fascinated fairly often by everything, or many things, at least so you won’t be bored. These last days I ended up reading a lot of things about Egypt after reading about Ottoman chief eunuchs being exiled to Cairo after their tenure. In general, I really enjoy the humanities. I follow politics keenly – in fact, there is some chance I might have some thoughts on your country’s politics – and I’d say I am on the centre-left – pro-choice, in favour of a robust welfare state, LGBTQ+ rights, affirmative action. If you know about Brazilian politics, I voted for Marina and Haddad in 2018 (the voting age here is 16), and Lula last year.
As you can imagine, I also really enjoy reading and writing. Besides poetry, I have often thought about writing a novel, but this seems like too much work – and it seems that it would be arrogant of me to write a novel having lived this little, though it wouldn't be uncommon. I really enjoy learning about other languages and cultures and I know a bit of French, German, Spanish, and Russian, besides English and Portuguese. I’d really like to learn Arabic and/or Mandarin. I am really into genealogy, and I know quite a bit about it. I often cry while watching dumb movies (I cried during Minions!) or listening to beautiful music; my music taste has been described as “fairly gay” and in movies as “slightly gay”.
I guess I am pretty introverted, polite, and timid (well, I am on here after all). I am affectionate and I can be really passionate as well. And I am fairly funny, or rather, I have made a few people laugh over the years. I asked a close friend to describe myself, and that is what he said:
I think you’re very communicative. Shrewd, funny, a good companion. Kind of withdrawn but not necessarily shy. You avoid conflict and unnecessary arguments, but love to participate in good conversations. I think you’re very kind too, besides being polite.
As for what I want to do with my life, I am unsure though I am inclined to go into academia. I have been considering applying to a PhD program in the U.S. after finishing my undergrad here in Brazil. My family does want me to go into their business, which is related to politics. I have also considered going into diplomacy.
Who am I looking for? I’d like someone curious about the world around her, and open-minded. The rest? Cultural differences can be interesting and I am open to converting (nominally?) to most world religions.
Some poems I really like:
Some songs I have been listening to:
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2023.06.05 13:58 Ok-Reward-6390 21 [M4F] Brazil -3/anywhere - poet (?) looks for a hopefully good thing

I haven’t even flirted for such a long time, and lately, during those boring lunches where people just talk about heiresses’ dogs’ illnesses (a Pomeranian dog shares all her illnesses with her owner) or gossip about some technocrat who has a limp and who may be cheating on his partner, and while rice with cod is served, I am asked “darling, are you dating yet?”. No, I am not, and here I am, mostly because dating apps are too dull – unfortunately the odds of being flashed by a Jewish 19 year-old from Manchester is smaller on these things, though sometimes you might have some luck and end up being insulted randomly by a Portuguese girl, who is visiting her uncle.
I do have names, and surnames, and I was born in a big city in Brazil. My sister used to describe our childhood address as “a building with cars and trees and buildings”, which is a rather good description of much of the city. For a while I wanted to join the seminary but after having to face the fact that this was an inadequate career choice considering I didn’t believe in God and had always found masses to be awfully boring (though fascinating at times – the priest at my childhood church used to go on long rants about things, of which there are many) often turning my back to see the watch, and so I chose the next best thing: I am studying sociology, which involves, in many ways, taking a vow of poverty. I also work at a small online newspaper so I am well informed on sub celebrities and local occurrences such as babies heroically rescued by policemen after choking on the thing babies eat. And yes, I write poetry sometimes.
I am fascinated fairly often by everything, or many things, at least so you won’t be bored. These last days I ended up reading a lot of things about Egypt after reading about Ottoman chief eunuchs being exiled to Cairo after their tenure. In general, I really enjoy the humanities. I follow politics keenly – in fact, there is some chance I might have some thoughts on your country’s politics – and I’d say I am on the centre-left – pro-choice, in favour of a robust welfare state, LGBTQ+ rights, affirmative action. If you know about Brazilian politics, I voted for Marina and Haddad in 2018 (the voting age here is 16), and Lula last year.
As you can imagine, I also really enjoy reading and writing. Besides poetry, I have often thought about writing a novel, but this seems like too much work – and it seems that it would be arrogant of me to write a novel having lived this little, though it wouldn't be uncommon. I really enjoy learning about other languages and cultures and I know a bit of French, German, Spanish, and Russian, besides English and Portuguese. I’d really like to learn Arabic and/or Mandarin. I am really into genealogy, and I know quite a bit about it. I often cry while watching dumb movies (I cried during Minions!) or listening to beautiful music; my music taste has been described as “fairly gay” and in movies as “slightly gay”.
I guess I am pretty introverted, polite, and timid (well, I am on here after all). I am affectionate and I can be really passionate as well. And I am fairly funny, or rather, I have made a few people laugh over the years. I asked a close friend to describe myself, and that is what he said:
I think you’re very communicative. Shrewd, funny, a good companion. Kind of withdrawn but not necessarily shy. You avoid conflict and unnecessary arguments, but love to participate in good conversations. I think you’re very kind too, besides being polite.
As for what I want to do with my life, I am unsure though I am inclined to go into academia. I have been considering applying to a PhD program in the U.S. after finishing my undergrad here in Brazil. My family does want me to go into their business, which is related to politics. I have also considered going into diplomacy.
Who am I looking for? I’d like someone curious about the world around her, and open-minded. The rest? Cultural differences can be interesting and I am open to converting (nominally?) to most world religions.
Some poems I really like:
Some songs I have been listening to:
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2023.06.05 13:15 tigertrade1 Blockchain and Renewable Energy: Facilitating the Transition to a Decentralized Energy System

Blockchain and renewable energy are two of the most promising 21st-century technologies. Blockchain is a distributed ledger technology that enables safe and transparent transactions, and renewable energy sources like solar and wind power are becoming increasingly crucial as we move away from fossil fuels. Together, blockchain and renewable energy have the ability to accelerate the transition to a more sustainable, efficient, and fair decentralized energy system.
The intermittent nature of renewable energy sources is one of the most significant barriers to their widespread adoption. Solar and wind power can only create electricity when the sun shines or the wind blows, so energy storage options are required to assure a consistent supply of power. Blockchain can be used to facilitate peer-to-peer energy trading, allowing solar-paneled homes and businesses to sell extra energy to their neighbors. This results in a more robust energy system to interruptions and eliminates the demand for centralized power plants.
Blockchain technology can potentially be used to develop smart contracts that automate the purchase and sale of renewable energy certificates (RECs). Renewable energy certificates (RECs) are marketable certificates that indicate the environmental qualities of renewable energy generation. Renewable energy generators can sell their RECs directly to purchasers without the use of intermediaries by using blockchain to build smart contracts. This lowers transaction costs while increasing market transparency and efficiency.
The development of decentralized energy marketplaces is another application of blockchain in renewable energy. These markets employ blockchain technology to offer a platform for the purchase and sale of renewable energy. By creating a competitive market, this allows consumers to pick where they want their energy to originate from and incentivizes renewable energy providers to create more energy.
Blockchain technology can potentially increase the openness and accountability of renewable energy projects. Blockchain can help to verify that renewable energy projects provide the promised advantages by generating a tamper-proof record of energy generation and delivery. This can boost public trust in renewable energy and spur additional investment in the field.
When it comes to energy production and delivery, the world is undergoing a huge transition. Decentralization of energy systems is now largely recognized as the energy industry's future. decentralization has various advantages, including lower carbon emissions, more energy security, and less reliance on centralized energy generation. Transitioning to a decentralized energy system, on the other hand, is not without difficulties. Here are some ideas for making the transition to a decentralized energy system easier.
Creating a clear policy framework: Developing a clear policy framework for blockchain and renewable energy is important to their successful integration into the energy industry. Governments must implement policies that encourage the use of blockchain and renewable energy, such as investment incentives and regulatory support for the development of blockchain-enabled energy systems. Policies can also encourage the adoption of blockchain technology to improve the transparency and traceability of renewable energy generation and use. A well-defined policy framework can provide a stable and predictable environment for businesses and investors, while also encouraging innovation and the creation of new business models that combine blockchain and renewable energy. Governments can facilitate the transition to a more decentralized, sustainable, and secure energy future by fostering a supportive policy environment.
Encouraging Community Engagement: In order to successfully integrate blockchain and renewable energy technology into the energy sector, it is critical to encourage community engagement. Community involvement can help to raise knowledge and understanding of the benefits of blockchain and renewable energy, as well as develop support for projects and promote local ownership and participation. Stakeholders can guarantee that blockchain-enabled renewable energy projects suit the specific requirements and goals of the community by incorporating local communities in their planning, design, and execution. This includes project co-creation, community ownership of energy systems, and community consultation. Stakeholders can build trust, relationships, and a sense of ownership and responsibility through community participation, which can be critical for the long-term success and sustainability of blockchain-enabled renewable energy projects.
Developing New Business Models: To realize the full potential of blockchain and renewable energy in the energy sector, new business models for these technologies must be developed. Blockchain technology can enable new business models based on the secure and transparent tracking of energy production and consumption, while renewable energy can provide a more sustainable and decentralized source of energy. Peer-to-peer energy trading, in which individuals buy and sell renewable energy using blockchain-enabled platforms, is one of these new business models, as is the formation of energy communities that pool resources to invest in renewable energy projects. Blockchain can also facilitate the development of new financing methods such as crowdfunding and tokenization, which can democratize access to green energy investment.
Promoting Technological Innovation: To realize the full potential of blockchain and renewable energy in the energy sector, it is vital to foster technological innovation. Both technologies are rapidly changing, and new solutions that can improve efficiency, increase transparency, and encourage sustainability are always appearing. Governments, industries, and research institutions must spend in R&D to foster technological innovation and accelerate the implementation of innovative technologies. This can include the creation of new hardware and software solutions that will allow for the smooth integration of blockchain and renewable energy into the energy sector, as well as the investigation of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things.
Creating Collaborative Partnerships: To realize the full potential of blockchain and renewable energy in the energy sector, strategic collaborations are required. Collaboration can bring stakeholders from all parts of the energy value chain together to work towards common goals and exchange knowledge, experience, and resources. Collaboration can fuel innovation, foster new business models, and hasten the adoption of blockchain and renewable energy technology. Public-private partnerships, academic-industry cooperation, and community-led initiatives are all examples of partnerships. Stakeholders can handle complicated challenges, speed the development of innovative solutions, and encourage the mainstream adoption of blockchain and renewable energy technology by forming collaborative partnerships.
Finally, blockchain and renewable energy have the potential to completely alter the energy business. Blockchain can help to establish a more sustainable, efficient, and fair energy system by allowing the transition to a decentralized energy system. As the globe continues to face climate change and energy security challenges, the combination of blockchain and renewable energy is set to play a growing role in shaping the future of energy.
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2023.06.05 12:41 alrahmahsa Embracing Social Responsibility: A Pathway to a Better World

Social responsibility, often referred to as corporate social responsibility (CSR), is the ethical framework that encompasses an individual or organisation's duty to act in ways that benefit society at large. It goes beyond financial success and emphasises the impact of actions on stakeholders, communities, and the environment. In an increasingly interconnected and interdependent world, social responsibility has gained significant importance. This essay explores the concept of social responsibility, its significance in today's society, and how individuals and organizations can contribute to building a better world through responsible actions.
Understanding Social Responsibility
Social responsibility encompasses a range of principles and practices aimed at addressing the social, economic, and environmental challenges of our time. It involves taking accountability for the consequences of actions and decisions, considering the well-being of diverse stakeholders, and actively contributing to sustainable development. Social responsibility entails ethical behavior, transparency, and a commitment to the greater good. It extends to various aspects, such as fair business practices, philanthropy, environmental sustainability, employee welfare, and community engagement.
Significance of Social Responsibility
Social responsibility is crucial because it promotes a positive impact on society and fosters long-term success. By embracing social responsibility, organizations build trust, enhance reputation, and establish meaningful connections with customers, employees, and communities. Socially responsible businesses are more likely to attract and retain talented employees, gain competitive advantage, and cultivate customer loyalty. Moreover, social responsibility plays a vital role in addressing societal challenges, such as poverty, inequality, climate change, and human rights violations. It encourages sustainable business practices, responsible resource management, and the promotion of social justice. By embracing social responsibility, we can strive towards creating a more equitable, inclusive, and sustainable world.
Individual Social Responsibility
Individuals play a pivotal role in shaping a socially responsible society. Each person can contribute by adopting responsible behaviors in their personal and professional lives. This includes practicing ethical decision-making, promoting diversity and inclusion, being mindful of consumption patterns, and volunteering time and skills for the betterment of society. Furthermore, individuals can engage in responsible citizenship by participating in democratic processes, advocating for social justice, and raising awareness about pressing issues. By nurturing empathy and compassion, individuals can positively influence their communities and inspire collective action.
Organizational Social Responsibility
Organizations have a broader sphere of influence and can make significant social impact through their operations. By integrating social responsibility into their core values and strategies, companies can align their business objectives with societal needs. This can be achieved through responsible supply chain management, reducing environmental footprint, ensuring fair labor practices, supporting local communities, and embracing diversity and inclusion. Philanthropic initiatives, such as charitable donations and partnerships with non-profit organizations, also play a vital role in addressing social challenges. Furthermore, organizations can engage in sustainable innovation, develop environmentally friendly products and services, and support research and development efforts that contribute to societal well-being. By being socially responsible, organizations can enhance their brand reputation, attract socially conscious consumers, and build strong relationships with stakeholders.
Social responsibility is not a mere obligation but an opportunity to create a positive impact on society and build a better world for future generations. Embracing social responsibility at both the individual and organisational levels can lead to numerous benefits, including sustainable development, ethical business practices, and improved societal well-being. By recognizing the interconnectedness of our actions and considering the wider consequences, we can contribute to a more equitable, inclusive, and sustainable world. It is through collective effort and responsible actions that we can shape a brighter future for ourselves and generations to come.
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2023.06.05 12:40 EducatorTotal2952 little bit of dreaming

Im just curious what you people think what would be the best case scenario for IOTA? We by now have some idea where all of this is going. I am of the opinion that we are kind of on a edge of something. I cannot point finger at it yet ,but something is cooking. Can I prove it? No. Is it possible that I am completely wrong? Yes.
You see, the fact to the matter is that old naratives of crypto are in a retreat. There are some pockets of change that are pointing to the fact that the old narative is still fighting and triing to gain ground. For example El salvador is starting to love bitcoin and the adoption is increasing there(in case you are not familiar they made bitcoin its legal tender). It is completely possible that high inflation countries will follow same path of adoption if they see success from El Salvador. That would mean that the crypto will be starting to replace old fiat currencies in the future. From the logical standpoint one could argue that the cryptocurrencies in general are the superior, more atuned form of representing value. Why? Becouse of the concept of decentralization, digital nature , deflation, and invulnerability to all known attacks. And the very important fact, they cannot be medled with its supply, flooded with liquidity from central authorities and that does mean alot. If they were used instead of FIAT ones we would never made such a mess with all this inflation. The world would go from high spending to high saving. People would still buy stuff they need and by default start getting richer instead of poorer by the passage of time. Wouldnt that make a better world then the current one which operates under the false premise of infinite growth but with finite resources? In a perfect world, what would be the currency that fits the standards of mass adoption? Well, It would have to be completly green, with no unnecesary spending of energy. It would have a finite supply, one that in reality reflects the finite resources we have as a species. It would be decentralised, which means no meddling by any authority, It would be completly safe in its protocol, and ligtning fast and scalable. Now I think IOTA checks so many boxes that it is impossible to ignore for anyone who is familiar with it. Whether the world is recognising that fact at this point is irrelevant. But it is a fact that cryptocurrencies ARE superior form of value transfer and IOTA IS superior to all the current top dogs of this space. Even with all the flaws it currently has. Lets compare Doge with IOTA. In what insane world does the value od Doge deserves the 20x of value compared to IOTA? A pump and dump joke that has 0 development and absolutly 0 value except occasional pump from Elon with his insane proposition of "strangest thing usually wins" out of the ass argument which makes 0 sense. The thing that usually wins is the one that is Best built to serve and do what it was designed to do. Now how does IOTA compare to BTC, the coin that has 1000x its value? The transactions cost for BTC can vary between 2$ and a fu*in 60$ per transaction. Now imagine scaling this to 100X or 1000X. What would be cost then? 1000$? 2000$? How in the fu*k is this superior to IOTA which has 0 transaction costs? Is BTC green? No it is far from it. It spends so much energy that entire countries can be powered instead. it is consuming 127 terawatt-hours (TWh) a year . For example, Croatia, country in which Im in , consumes 17 terawatt-hours (TWh) a year. A country with 4 million people. How is this superior to IOTA, a coin that wastes no energy? Or lets talk about bottlenecks of BTC transactions. When the networks is not clogged, the transaction times usually lasts dozens of minutes, but when its clogged, the transactions times can be hours. IOTA by comparison is faster by each transaction . You see what im getting at? Even with all flaws of current state of IOTA(and they will improve) I just cant find a valid reason why we should be this low and top dogs where they are. I see no valid reason why we should lose ground in crypto space except for idiotic moon boys and speculators who are currently dominating the market. If the market starts moving in the direction of fair value(and it is supposed and designed to be doing that) then the IOTA WILL start gaining ground. When and how it will exactly happed I dont know , but im placing my chips that it will happen. Cheers and <3 people
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2023.06.05 12:08 InYantraTech Choosing the Right PCB Assembly Manufacturer: Key Considerations

Introduction: In today's technologically advanced world, printed circuit boards (PCBs) serve as the backbone of countless electronic devices. The process of PCB assembly, where electronic components are soldered onto the board, is a critical step in the manufacturing of electronic products. To ensure the highest quality and reliability of your electronic devices, selecting the right PCB assembly manufacturer is of paramount importance. In this article, we will explore the key considerations to keep in mind when choosing a PCB assembly manufacturer, enabling you to make an informed decision that aligns with your specific requirements.
Experience and Expertise: One of the primary factors to consider when selecting a PCB assembly manufacturer is their experience and expertise in the field. Look for a manufacturer with a proven track record of delivering high-quality PCB assemblies for diverse industries and applications. A seasoned manufacturer will have in-depth knowledge of industry standards, assembly techniques, and quality control processes, ensuring that your PCBs are assembled to meet stringent requirements.
Manufacturing Capabilities and Facilities: Evaluate the manufacturing capabilities and facilities of the PCB assembly manufacturer. Consider factors such as production capacity, equipment and technology, and the ability to handle complex designs and prototypes. A manufacturer with state-of-the-art facilities and advanced equipment can offer greater flexibility, precision, and efficiency in the assembly process, ultimately translating into superior quality PCB assemblies.
Quality Control Measures: Quality is paramount when it comes to PCB assemblies. Ensure that the manufacturer has robust quality control measures in place to guarantee the reliability and functionality of the final product. Look for certifications such as ISO 9001, which demonstrate the manufacturer's commitment to quality management systems. Additionally, inquire about their inspection and testing procedures to ensure that stringent quality standards are met at every stage of the assembly process.
Component Sourcing and Supply Chain Management: Efficient component sourcing and supply chain management are vital for timely and cost-effective PCB assembly. A reputable manufacturer will have established relationships with reliable component suppliers, ensuring the availability of high-quality components and minimizing the risk of delays or production issues. Inquire about their supply chain practices to gain confidence in their ability to source and manage components effectively.
Customization and Design Support: Consider whether the PCB assembly manufacturer offers customization options and design support tailored to your specific needs. Look for manufacturers that can accommodate various assembly requirements, including surface mount technology (SMT), through-hole, or mixed technology assemblies. Additionally, assess their ability to provide design for manufacturability (DFM) services, which can optimize your PCB design for efficient assembly and cost-effectiveness.
Customer Support and Communication: Effective communication and reliable customer support are crucial throughout the PCB assembly process. Choose a manufacturer that values clear and timely communication, providing updates, addressing concerns, and offering responsive customer support. A manufacturer who values strong customer relationships will work collaboratively with you to ensure your specific requirements and expectations are met.
Conclusion: Selecting the right PCB assembly manufacturer is essential to ensure the quality, reliability, and functionality of your electronic devices. By considering factors such as experience, manufacturing capabilities, quality control measures, supply chain management, customization options, and customer support, you can make an informed decision when choosing a PCB assembly manufacturer. Remember to thoroughly evaluate your options, review their track record, and engage in open communication to establish a successful partnership. Partnering with a reputable PCB assembly manufacturer will contribute significantly to the success of your electronic products and projects.
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2023.06.05 11:41 emaanderson1 Industry 4.0 Market Size, Growth, Trends and Global Segments Analysis Report Till 2027

Research Nester has released a reporttitled “Industry 4.0Market – Global Demand Analysis & OpportunityOutlook 2027” which also includes some of the prominent market analyzing parameters such as industry growth drivers, restraints, supply and demand risk, market attractiveness, year-on-year (Y-O-Y) growth comparisons, market share comparisons, BPS analysis, SWOT analysis and Porter’s five force model.
International Federation of Robotics (IFR), in one of its statistics stated that in the year 2018, value of robot installations in the world reached a value worth USD 16.5 billion and automotive industry held the largest share of around 30% of the total share of robot installations.
The statistics portray the rising deployment of robots worldwide on the back of growing need amongst industry owners for greater operational efficiency in the industries and for the deployment of industrial internet of things (IIoT), which is slated to reach a CAGR of around 15.12% during the forecast period (2019-2027). Growing need for automation of industrial processes along with favoring policies of the government for automation, all of these factors together are contributing towards the growth of the global industry 4.0 market.
The global industry 4.0 market is anticipated to record a CAGR of around 10.19%during the forecast period, i.e. 2019-2027. The market is segmented bytechnology into cyber security, internet of things (IoT), 3D printing, industrial robotics, advanced human-machine interface (HMI), big data, augmented reality & virtual reality, artificial intelligence and others. The industrial robotics segment is further sub-segmented into collaborative industrial robots, SCARA robots, parallel robots, cartesian robots, and others. Among all these sub-segments, SCARA robots sub-segment is anticipated to hold the largest market share on the back of growing need to leverage the production capacities of the end user industries, for instance, automotive, food and beverage, semiconductor and chemical & petrochemical among others.
Geographically, the global industry 4.0 market is segmented by five major regions into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa region, out of which,Asia-Pacific is anticipated to hold the largest market share on account of nations, for instance, China, Japan and India among others, who arepromoting with Industry 4.0 initiatives in their countries, such as Made in China 2025 (China), Make in India (India) and Industrial Value Chain Initiative (Japan).
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However, concerns for data security on the back of lack of standardization for transmission of data amongst all the interconnected devices in the industry 4.0 network is estimated to act as a barrier to the growth of the global industry 4.0 market.
This report also studies existing competitive scenario of some of the key players of the global industry 4.0 market, which includes profiling ofCisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO), General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), Arm Limited, Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC), Honeywell (NYSE: HON), IBM (NYSE: IBM), ABB (NYSE: ABB), Siemens (ETR: SIE), and Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
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2023.06.05 11:18 Suspicious-Desk-711 Concentrated Fruit Juice Market To Witness Huge Growth By 2033

According to the Regional Research Reports, the global concentrated fruit juice market size is estimated to grow from a million USD in 2022 to reach multi-million USD by 2033 at a CAGR of 7.15% from 2023 to 2033. The growth is primarily driven by several variables about which Regional Research Reports provides comprehensive insights and estimation in the global concentrated fruit juice market research.
The Regional Research Reports published the report on “global concentrated fruit juice market Report 2023 – Future Growth Opportunities, Latest Technological Trends, In-depth Analysis, and Forecast To 2033” provides the futuristic vision of the global concentrated fruit juice market along with the market size (Revenue – US$ Million) and estimates for the duration 2023 to 2033. The aforementioned research study examines various market segments in terms of type, application, and regional. The competitive profiles of the top vendors of concentrated fruit juice products and their most recent developments are also included in the report.

Global Concentrated Fruit Juice Market Analysis

This report includes market size and forecast analysis for each segment - by type, application, and geography. Additionally, for the years 2023 to 2033, compound annual growth rates for all segments have been provided. In addition to highlighting recent market trends for concentrated fruit juice, the study also provides information on upcoming trends that will affect demand. The global concentrated fruit juice market report also includes annual growth rates for each segment. Additionally, the report analyses the market from the standpoint of production and provides cost overviews for the concentrated fruit juice market as well as analyses of labor, raw material, and technology costs.
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The market has been segmented by region: North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa. Under North America, the report covers the United States, Canada, and Mexico; whereas Asia Pacific includes China, Japan, India, Korea, ASEAN, Australia & New Zealand, and the Rest of Asia Pacific. The key countries covered under Europe include Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Italy, and the Rest of Europe, whereas the Middle East and Africa is comprised of the Middle East, Africa, and GCC countries. The report also includes market sizes for all regions and sub-regions as of 2022 and through 2033.
This report includes information about the major players, such as overview, revenue, interview record, gross profit, business distribution, etc. These details give the consumer a better understanding of the rivals. Additionally, it details the market's competitive landscape for all significant players identified in the global concentrated fruit juice market. Other crucial factors include the plant's location, the source of the technology, the downstream industry, and the contact details.

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Market Size in 2022
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CAGR (2023-2033)
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2022
Historic Year
2018-2021
Forecast Period
2023-2033
Study Period
2018-2033
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The report provides extensive information about various factors that have been studied as contributing to the market's growth trajectory. The report also outlines the challenges facing the global concentrated fruit juice market. Moreover, it evaluates the bargaining power of suppliers and customers, the threat posed by new competitors and the threat of substitutes, and the level of market competition. The report also thoroughly examines the impact of the most recent government regulations. It summarizes the development of the concentrated fruit juice market over the forecast periods.

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The cost analysis of the global concentrated fruit juice market was carried out, considering the cost of raw materials, labor, and manufacturing, as well as the market concentration rate, suppliers, and price trends. Other factors, such as the sourcing strategy, supply chain, and downstream buyers, have been evaluated to provide a comprehensive and in-depth view of the market. The study on market positioning will also be displayed to report clients, providing target market, brand strategy, and pricing strategy into account.

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2023.06.05 11:03 Dr_Apperpixion If You See It, It Is Too Late

I never met my birth parents. They both died on a job when I was a baby, and I went into foster care. I didn’t have any interest in knowing anything about them; my adoptive parents are the ones who raised me.
However, everything changed a week ago when a group of men came knocking at my door. They wore what looked like military uniforms, but instead of the usual green, they wore a distinct red color instead. They loaded me, along with my foster parents into an unmarked matching red van. We were rushed to a farmhouse on the opposite side of Washington where the facility was heavily guarded with intimidating men and unfamiliar machines that appeared like they required several men to operate.
Being an IT major, I had no knowledge nor interest in these things. I’m not a runner, fighter or a strategist, so I couldn’t fathom what they wanted from me.
They relentlessly interrogated me for three days, bombarding me with questions and then, when they concluded that I was blissfully unaware, intimidated me with frightening information. Dumbfounded, I soaked in every ounce of knowledge they offered me. The new knowledge I gained made me see my parents in a new terrifying light. I couldn’t help but feel more resentment, adding on to the existing resentment I harboured. My parents not only betrayed themselves, but me as well and part of me feared that I would never be safe again. I couldn’t help but feel manipulated. They were long gone, but their past still controlled my fate.
I was eventually uprooted to a secondary protective facility, one in which I was not permitted to know the location of. For my own safety, they assured me. Once settled, they supplied me with new electronics and destroyed my old ones. They warned me that I was to stay under the radar, completely untraceable. Again, for my own protection. I was confident that given my knowledge of IT, software engineering and cyber security, I would remain unseen and untraceable to anyone who might be hunting me.
Now that I am sure I am safe, I can finally write this message and warn anyone connected to the initial bloodlines involved. It is crucial for my message to reach you.
The story begins with my biological grandfather. He worked for a branch of the government closely related to NASA. Following the moon landing there was a great deal of classified developments that the population was oblivious to. The department my grandfather worked for protecting the world against extra-terrestrial threats or extra-terrestrial terrorism as they described it.
Paranoia gripped them after the moon landing and they took drastic measures to prepare. Five years later, they deciphered the first communications and signals from frequencies previously unknown to them. These signals were so powerful that they destroyed entire systems, disrupted the power grid and took down entire radio stations. This special branch of government discovered they could tap into these signals which revealed that our galaxy has been under constant surveillance. This was ironically discovered by extra-terrestrials working within this branch, tasked to monitor and prevent extra-terrestrial terrorism on a much larger scale.
At this point in their story, the soldiers were reluctant to divulge more. Insisting that they already revealed too much. But I demanded full transparency, refusing to cooperate with their equivocation. It was essential that I know my involvement in these matters. So, they continued, placing a huge box in front of me, overflowing with papers. They swiftly unveiled its contents to me, Stacks of documents and old tapes they tossed onto the table, one after the another.
The documents contained, amongst others, details of weapons the organisation, known as ESA were crafting and testing along with formulas to create immensely powerful weapons. They used advanced calculations to try and manufacture better equipment that could be sent up to space. They were doing this undisclosed, to monitor and learn as much as they could.
The ESA spent millions designing and building a spacecraft to contain their equipment, if the situation ever called for it. It is still a work in progress. All of this is actively happening, the documents and footage stamped up until a week ago.
I opened a document with a list of classified individuals who had this information. Presidents, EU members, a handful of the rich and powerful, who used this information to design and construct underground bunkers, granting that, if anything were to ever happen, they’d be prepared. These aren’t a new concept though, the extremely rich and powerful have been known to publicly sponsor new technological advancements. Well some may think this gave them the upper hand, it eventually proved their foolishness.
The following is what I saw in the most crucial videos:
Video 1: dated 1975 The video opens in an empty cell, appearing to be a reinforced holding chamber. At first, the room is dark, then the spotlights switch on, illuminating the centre of the room. Now in the light, I could clearly make out what looked like a reinforced metal wall with chains protruding from it. The focus shifts to the back of the room where a large door opens and something is dragged in a sheet, concealing its identity, and tied down with thick chains. The video ends.
Video 2: June 1975 I saw about 20 armed men entered the room and start to unwrap the sheet from what they hauled in. After several minutes of unwrapping, the identity of the thing they brought in is revealed.
There seemed to be a glitch in the recording, at different points in the video the screen was covered in static. The sound was muted, and the figure was hard to make out. It appeared that the creature was attempting to change shape, vibrating as if to phase into a different shape. Despite its best attempts, it remained unsuccessful and reverted back to its original form. .
Video 3: the very next day wnd June 1975
The video opens with the creature fully in focus. Within the 18 hours of footage, the creature is constantly seen attempting to change form. It fails every time, but that doesn’t prevent it from trying again. It looks like a blur, occasionally a second head or what appears to be a human hand. It’s apparent the creature has shapeshifting abilities.
The next 200 videos are identical. To the naked eye, it seemed like a loop. But it wasn’t. The creature was, however, relentless in its attempt to free itself or escape.
Video 204: October 1975
This time the alien appeared to be asleep, head limp and no movement. This video had sound, but it was accompanied by a high pitch buzz that made my ears hurt. At the six-hour mark, the faint cry of a baby can be heard before gradually escalating into full-blown screaming.
At first I suspected that one of the scientists had brought their child along, but the agents assured me the crying was coming from the creature. As the video progresses, the cries grow louder and more demanding, eventually accompanied by a deep voice. Close to the end of the video, 22 hours in, multiple voices begin to scream simultaneously, causing everything to shake.
The documents show that, after this incident, the cage was reinforced. The next few videos are static, proving that the creature has the uncanny ability to manipulate video and disrupt frequencies.
Video 340 February 1982
The creature, with its brown discoloration, possessed crocodile like scales and an eagle like head, but it was entirely reptilian in nature. It stood at a whopping 12 feet tall and was covered in an unknown slime like substance.
The chains were substantially thicker than they were years earlier, and the cage has been fortified. It looked like a different room altogether.
The agents explained that the creature got loose and attacked 12 soldiers, absorbing them into itself instead of merely killing or eating them.
The creature was taken to Nevada, close to the desert, where a strong armoured underground structure had been constructed, far from civilization. The facility has been equipped with high level security precautions which allowed sections of the building to be sealed off and rigged to explode, guaranteeing that, if necessary, the building would collapse in on itself, trapping the creature within its cage, underneath the rubble.
The creature mirrored the image I conjured up in my head when I pictured the devil; brown, scaly, a demonic voice. The eyes were its most terrifying feature, shaped like that of a reptilian, but blood red. I counted 4 horns on its head, and it bore a pair of nasty fangs. Its feet bore the resemblance of a dinosaur, but it lacked a tale. Once the creature was no longer phasing in and out, it settled on a more consistent appearance, one that was easier to recognize.
Video 341 February 1982
This video marked the first appearance of my grandfather. He entered, along with four other men in lab coats, carrying a large syringe, approximately the size of my arm. He stuck it into the beast’s heart, causing it to instantly fall into a deep sleep. He proceeded to connect various machines onto the slumbering creature, attaching electrodes to its head and chest which were linked to a sizeable computer or something that resembled a computer. The video cuts off after this, leaving us to guess what occurred next.
Video 343 February 1982 The lights in the room were far brighter than before, and it once again lacked the presence of sound. The reason for this remained unknown.
Within the room stood a table filled with an assortment of equipment that appeared to be severely damaged. The lights flickered at intervals, and the creature began to phase in and out once more. This made it difficult to distinguish its appearance amid the static moments and blurred movements. The scientists observed the creature a safe distance away.
The scientists were relying on a certain frequency they discovered to keep the creature at bay. It seemed to produce positive results for the next few videos.
The videos that followed held a similar pattern. The creature remained silent, wired to machines while people came in and out taking notes or the occasional blood or slime sample. The creature remained composed, not once attempting to shift or escape again.
According to the agents’ records, everything proceeded as planned. My grandfather welcomed his first son, my father in 1975, he subsequently resumed his project until his resignation in 2008 when he was 55. A year later, he had a fatal heart attack, my grandmother following soot. My father was 34.
My father and his younger brother began working for ESA in 2004, when they were 28 and 24. New technological advancements introduced better cameras and electronic equipment for testing purposes. Since the technology became so advanced, their visits to the cage became as infrequent as once a week, or even less often. With new needles, enhanced equipment and upgraded data collection, the project transferred to electronic records ushering changes in the filing system.
While we waited for my transportation, they shared more classified documents. According to the notes, the once wild and violent creature was now unrecognisably tame and responsive, even answering questions. It remained unclear whether they had intentionally provoked it or stumbled upon a means to subdue it.
The circumstances surrounding my birth were strange. My dad impregnated a college classmate, and they made the mutual decision to put me up for adoption since neither of them had the desire to raise a child. My mother was studying biology and my father, a young genius physicist that found it hard to understand basic human interaction as it was. According to my foster parents, I was born in 2000, but the data I was presented proved I was born two years prior. This revelation had a more profound effect on me than anything else I’d seen.
Regardless, I was immediately given up for adoption and my existence was all but forgotten about. My adoptive parents moved to Iowa, and that’s where I lived up until 2018 when I left for Harvard. I always wondered what my birth parents were like. My adoptive parents told me I was a genius and speculated that I inherited my brain from somewhere. It’s an uncanny feeling; the knowledge that every aspect of my life was monitored.
The videos documenting the creature continued for the next 6 years. It became routine, apart from the indistinct chatter from the observing scientists and other government employees. There were no other sounds, incidents or noteworthy occurrences.
The tests revealed that the creature’s biology was predominantly alien, with no genetic material in common with humans. The scientists highlighted the alarming fact that the creature’s DNA was ever changing, resulting in frequent sample collection and analysis.
They concluded that, the creature was still a baby at the time of capture, which made it easier to contain. They did, however, underestimate its shocking growth rate which resulted in the deaths of the 12 soldiers’ years prior. At the time, it was still in its adolescent phase. Further research uncovered that the creature had the unique ability to absorb the genetic material of the men it came into contact with. The more humans it absorbed, the more diverse its gene pool became. A portion of the genes obtained gradually became more similar to those observed in humans. It’s as if the creature dove into an immense pool of genes and, as it absorbed more humans, its genetic makeup gradually began to adopt more human like qualities. Although difficult to comprehend at first, the basic explanation is that with every absorption of genetic information, the creature’s genetic composition seemed to evolve, storing human qualities within its own gene and gradually becoming more human-like That is my understanding of it.
Which brings me to the final video they have. Prepare yourselves.
Video: mov5078436b The creature behaved normally before viewing was disrupted by static. Among the sudden legion of voices, it echoed my father’s name, simultaneously expanding in size which causes the surroundings to convulse. Alarms resounded, piercing the silence as the creature tugged at its chains, cracking the floor ceiling in its attempt to break free. An ear splitting roar escaped its mouth as hordes of armoured soldiers rushed the cage, massive tasers in hand. They zapped the creature at maximum voltage as it continued to roar, lights flickering excessively. The camera feed is interrupted again by bouts of static.
A second group arrived, armed heavily with guns, increasing the crowd to a total of 30. The gunfire was so severe that it affected the video’s audio. One of the chains bound to the roof of the cage had already broken loose by the time the third group of soldiers arrived. This group carried a machine emitting bursts of fire, which had no effect on the creature aside from antagonizing it. It releases a powerful blast from its hand, causing the room to tremble which shattered the bulletproof glass into millions of pieces and sent the men flying across the room. Both of the creature’s hands were now free, and it began to morph.
Finally, a fourth group arrived in heavily armoured suits, unlike anything I’ve ever seen before. They wielded lasers and what appeared to be a concentrated lightning gun. I was grateful they hadn’t made use of nuclear weapons which would have wiped everyone out. After every attempt, the creature remained standing. Now it was his turn.
The creature freed itself from the remaining shackles and unleashed a blast with both its hands. All that was left of the solders was a gruesome mess of blood where they stood. The air filled with a haunting scream that echoed throughout the halls. The creature released a menacing growl in the form of words that sent chills down my spine, “Dennis McCarthy”, my father’s name.
Right before the camera blacked out, I could have sworn he was in the brink of morphing into a human form, but the recording was cut short by the thunderous detonation of explosions that sent the building into destruction, burying the truth within its rubble.
The scientists, including my dad, were taken by the ESA (extra-terrestrial security agency) and hidden in a heavily guarded underground haven. They were issued new identities and relocated, which isn’t a new concept for the government.
As far as the drones’ visual feed could capture, the entire operation was terminated, leaving behind the collapsed and buried ruins of a facility that was once fully functional. It was under strict surveillance for any signs of life, but as the years rolled by, complacency set in, compromising their once strict security measures.
My father, uncle and the rest of the scientists assumed new lives and identities. As far as the rest of the world was concerned, they were dead.
In 2010, an unexpected interruption occurred. Reports indicated that the drones simultaneously malfunctioned, and the video feed erupted into static. A team arrived at the site to find it disrupted, all the drones lay in scattered heaps across the landscape.
Before anyone could investigate or react, all communication with the agents safeguarding the scientists was abruptly terminated. One be one, the connections were severed, leaving them permanently unreachable. When they reached my father’s safe house, they were greeted with his spine-chilling absence. He had vanished without so much as a trace that he had ever been there to begin with—no signs of struggle or any shred of evidence left behind. He was lost in an infinite void of mystery. The only indication that something was amiss was the eerie blue glow invading the monitors moments before blackout. The only accurate word for it would be ‘suction’, leading the team to believe that they had been absorbed. It remained a speculation, though plausible enough to send waves of panic up their spines.
As we speak governments around the world have been swept up into the desperate search to locate the alien as well as training an elite group of drone pilots and soldiers in an attempt to confront and defeat the elusive entity. Furthermore, every effort at locating surviving relatives of the missing scientists, including my father, had fallen short. They too had vanished into an infinite cloud of mystery, not one left unscathed to provide answers.
Considering the site’s altered state, the complete destruction of the drones and the fact that the creature they had held captive was constantly evolving, they were profoundly aware of the unravelling truth.
I am the sole living descendent of the scientists that worked for ESA. The creature has made it his mission to eliminate any and all traces of their existence. This is the sole reason I was upended from my life and relocated to a heavily guarded facility, and this is the reason I feel compelled to share their stories.
I couldn’t comprehend why the creature would hunt me since I didn’t share the sins of my father, but I felt paranoid and vigilant regardless. I couldn’t help but feel compelled to look into the disappearances myself, perhaps due to some lingering hopes that the information was wrong. My pursuit for answers turned up nothing, not even social media accounts. It was as if any trace of their existence was utterly obliterated, there was no digital footprint left.
The reason I am now convinced beyond a shadow of a doubt that my life is in danger is because I have started catching glimpses of subtle movements in my peripheral, a shadowy figure lurking around the premises, disruptions in the signal of my appliances, even the phone I am using right now.
Call me foolish for even relying on the very technology that might lead to my demise, but I felt compelled to warn anyone else who might be a descendent of the team that worked for ESA: project corrosion.
If you’re aware then heed my words and flee. If you are unaware, observe the news for any sudden or unexplained disappearances, and I regret to inform you but, if you come across the creature then it’s too late.
Stay safe my friends
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2023.06.05 11:01 Dr_Apperpixion If You See It, It Is Too Late

I never met my birth parents. They both died on a job when I was a baby, and I went into foster care. I didn’t have any interest in knowing anything about them; my adoptive parents are the ones who raised me.
However, everything changed a week ago when a group of men came knocking at my door. They wore what looked like military uniforms, but instead of the usual green, they wore a distinct red color instead. They loaded me, along with my foster parents into an unmarked matching red van. We were rushed to a farmhouse on the opposite side of Washington where the facility was heavily guarded with intimidating men and unfamiliar machines that appeared like they required several men to operate.
Being an IT major, I had no knowledge nor interest in these things. I’m not a runner, fighter or a strategist, so I couldn’t fathom what they wanted from me.
They relentlessly interrogated me for three days, bombarding me with questions and then, when they concluded that I was blissfully unaware, intimidated me with frightening information. Dumbfounded, I soaked in every ounce of knowledge they offered me. The new knowledge I gained made me see my parents in a new terrifying light. I couldn’t help but feel more resentment, adding on to the existing resentment I harboured. My parents not only betrayed themselves, but me as well and part of me feared that I would never be safe again. I couldn’t help but feel manipulated. They were long gone, but their past still controlled my fate.
I was eventually uprooted to a secondary protective facility, one in which I was not permitted to know the location of. For my own safety, they assured me. Once settled, they supplied me with new electronics and destroyed my old ones. They warned me that I was to stay under the radar, completely untraceable. Again, for my own protection. I was confident that given my knowledge of IT, software engineering and cyber security, I would remain unseen and untraceable to anyone who might be hunting me.
Now that I am sure I am safe, I can finally write this message and warn anyone connected to the initial bloodlines involved. It is crucial for my message to reach you.
The story begins with my biological grandfather. He worked for a branch of the government closely related to NASA. Following the moon landing there was a great deal of classified developments that the population was oblivious to. The department my grandfather worked for protecting the world against extra-terrestrial threats or extra-terrestrial terrorism as they described it.
Paranoia gripped them after the moon landing and they took drastic measures to prepare. Five years later, they deciphered the first communications and signals from frequencies previously unknown to them. These signals were so powerful that they destroyed entire systems, disrupted the power grid and took down entire radio stations. This special branch of government discovered they could tap into these signals which revealed that our galaxy has been under constant surveillance. This was ironically discovered by extra-terrestrials working within this branch, tasked to monitor and prevent extra-terrestrial terrorism on a much larger scale.
At this point in their story, the soldiers were reluctant to divulge more. Insisting that they already revealed too much. But I demanded full transparency, refusing to cooperate with their equivocation. It was essential that I know my involvement in these matters. So, they continued, placing a huge box in front of me, overflowing with papers. They swiftly unveiled its contents to me, Stacks of documents and old tapes they tossed onto the table, one after the another.
The documents contained, amongst others, details of weapons the organisation, known as ESA were crafting and testing along with formulas to create immensely powerful weapons. They used advanced calculations to try and manufacture better equipment that could be sent up to space. They were doing this undisclosed, to monitor and learn as much as they could.
The ESA spent millions designing and building a spacecraft to contain their equipment, if the situation ever called for it. It is still a work in progress. All of this is actively happening, the documents and footage stamped up until a week ago.
I opened a document with a list of classified individuals who had this information. Presidents, EU members, a handful of the rich and powerful, who used this information to design and construct underground bunkers, granting that, if anything were to ever happen, they’d be prepared. These aren’t a new concept though, the extremely rich and powerful have been known to publicly sponsor new technological advancements. Well some may think this gave them the upper hand, it eventually proved their foolishness.
The following is what I saw in the most crucial videos:
Video 1: dated 1975 The video opens in an empty cell, appearing to be a reinforced holding chamber. At first, the room is dark, then the spotlights switch on, illuminating the centre of the room. Now in the light, I could clearly make out what looked like a reinforced metal wall with chains protruding from it. The focus shifts to the back of the room where a large door opens and something is dragged in a sheet, concealing its identity, and tied down with thick chains. The video ends.
Video 2: June 1975 I saw about 20 armed men entered the room and start to unwrap the sheet from what they hauled in. After several minutes of unwrapping, the identity of the thing they brought in is revealed.
There seemed to be a glitch in the recording, at different points in the video the screen was covered in static. The sound was muted, and the figure was hard to make out. It appeared that the creature was attempting to change shape, vibrating as if to phase into a different shape. Despite its best attempts, it remained unsuccessful and reverted back to its original form. .
Video 3: the very next day wnd June 1975
The video opens with the creature fully in focus. Within the 18 hours of footage, the creature is constantly seen attempting to change form. It fails every time, but that doesn’t prevent it from trying again. It looks like a blur, occasionally a second head or what appears to be a human hand. It’s apparent the creature has shapeshifting abilities.
The next 200 videos are identical. To the naked eye, it seemed like a loop. But it wasn’t. The creature was, however, relentless in its attempt to free itself or escape.
Video 204: October 1975
This time the alien appeared to be asleep, head limp and no movement. This video had sound, but it was accompanied by a high pitch buzz that made my ears hurt. At the six-hour mark, the faint cry of a baby can be heard before gradually escalating into full-blown screaming.
At first I suspected that one of the scientists had brought their child along, but the agents assured me the crying was coming from the creature. As the video progresses, the cries grow louder and more demanding, eventually accompanied by a deep voice. Close to the end of the video, 22 hours in, multiple voices begin to scream simultaneously, causing everything to shake.
The documents show that, after this incident, the cage was reinforced. The next few videos are static, proving that the creature has the uncanny ability to manipulate video and disrupt frequencies.
Video 340 February 1982
The creature, with its brown discoloration, possessed crocodile like scales and an eagle like head, but it was entirely reptilian in nature. It stood at a whopping 12 feet tall and was covered in an unknown slime like substance.
The chains were substantially thicker than they were years earlier, and the cage has been fortified. It looked like a different room altogether.
The agents explained that the creature got loose and attacked 12 soldiers, absorbing them into itself instead of merely killing or eating them.
The creature was taken to Nevada, close to the desert, where a strong armoured underground structure had been constructed, far from civilization. The facility has been equipped with high level security precautions which allowed sections of the building to be sealed off and rigged to explode, guaranteeing that, if necessary, the building would collapse in on itself, trapping the creature within its cage, underneath the rubble.
The creature mirrored the image I conjured up in my head when I pictured the devil; brown, scaly, a demonic voice. The eyes were its most terrifying feature, shaped like that of a reptilian, but blood red. I counted 4 horns on its head, and it bore a pair of nasty fangs. Its feet bore the resemblance of a dinosaur, but it lacked a tale. Once the creature was no longer phasing in and out, it settled on a more consistent appearance, one that was easier to recognize.
Video 341 February 1982
This video marked the first appearance of my grandfather. He entered, along with four other men in lab coats, carrying a large syringe, approximately the size of my arm. He stuck it into the beast’s heart, causing it to instantly fall into a deep sleep. He proceeded to connect various machines onto the slumbering creature, attaching electrodes to its head and chest which were linked to a sizeable computer or something that resembled a computer. The video cuts off after this, leaving us to guess what occurred next.
Video 343 February 1982 The lights in the room were far brighter than before, and it once again lacked the presence of sound. The reason for this remained unknown.
Within the room stood a table filled with an assortment of equipment that appeared to be severely damaged. The lights flickered at intervals, and the creature began to phase in and out once more. This made it difficult to distinguish its appearance amid the static moments and blurred movements. The scientists observed the creature a safe distance away.
The scientists were relying on a certain frequency they discovered to keep the creature at bay. It seemed to produce positive results for the next few videos.
The videos that followed held a similar pattern. The creature remained silent, wired to machines while people came in and out taking notes or the occasional blood or slime sample. The creature remained composed, not once attempting to shift or escape again.
According to the agents’ records, everything proceeded as planned. My grandfather welcomed his first son, my father in 1975, he subsequently resumed his project until his resignation in 2008 when he was 55. A year later, he had a fatal heart attack, my grandmother following soot. My father was 34.
My father and his younger brother began working for ESA in 2004, when they were 28 and 24. New technological advancements introduced better cameras and electronic equipment for testing purposes. Since the technology became so advanced, their visits to the cage became as infrequent as once a week, or even less often. With new needles, enhanced equipment and upgraded data collection, the project transferred to electronic records ushering changes in the filing system.
While we waited for my transportation, they shared more classified documents. According to the notes, the once wild and violent creature was now unrecognisably tame and responsive, even answering questions. It remained unclear whether they had intentionally provoked it or stumbled upon a means to subdue it.
The circumstances surrounding my birth were strange. My dad impregnated a college classmate, and they made the mutual decision to put me up for adoption since neither of them had the desire to raise a child. My mother was studying biology and my father, a young genius physicist that found it hard to understand basic human interaction as it was. According to my foster parents, I was born in 2000, but the data I was presented proved I was born two years prior. This revelation had a more profound effect on me than anything else I’d seen.
Regardless, I was immediately given up for adoption and my existence was all but forgotten about. My adoptive parents moved to Iowa, and that’s where I lived up until 2018 when I left for Harvard. I always wondered what my birth parents were like. My adoptive parents told me I was a genius and speculated that I inherited my brain from somewhere. It’s an uncanny feeling; the knowledge that every aspect of my life was monitored.
The videos documenting the creature continued for the next 6 years. It became routine, apart from the indistinct chatter from the observing scientists and other government employees. There were no other sounds, incidents or noteworthy occurrences.
The tests revealed that the creature’s biology was predominantly alien, with no genetic material in common with humans. The scientists highlighted the alarming fact that the creature’s DNA was ever changing, resulting in frequent sample collection and analysis.
They concluded that, the creature was still a baby at the time of capture, which made it easier to contain. They did, however, underestimate its shocking growth rate which resulted in the deaths of the 12 soldiers’ years prior. At the time, it was still in its adolescent phase. Further research uncovered that the creature had the unique ability to absorb the genetic material of the men it came into contact with. The more humans it absorbed, the more diverse its gene pool became. A portion of the genes obtained gradually became more similar to those observed in humans. It’s as if the creature dove into an immense pool of genes and, as it absorbed more humans, its genetic makeup gradually began to adopt more human like qualities. Although difficult to comprehend at first, the basic explanation is that with every absorption of genetic information, the creature’s genetic composition seemed to evolve, storing human qualities within its own gene and gradually becoming more human-like That is my understanding of it.
Which brings me to the final video they have. Prepare yourselves.
Video: mov5078436b The creature behaved normally before viewing was disrupted by static. Among the sudden legion of voices, it echoed my father’s name, simultaneously expanding in size which causes the surroundings to convulse. Alarms resounded, piercing the silence as the creature tugged at its chains, cracking the floor ceiling in its attempt to break free. An ear splitting roar escaped its mouth as hordes of armoured soldiers rushed the cage, massive tasers in hand. They zapped the creature at maximum voltage as it continued to roar, lights flickering excessively. The camera feed is interrupted again by bouts of static.
A second group arrived, armed heavily with guns, increasing the crowd to a total of 30. The gunfire was so severe that it affected the video’s audio. One of the chains bound to the roof of the cage had already broken loose by the time the third group of soldiers arrived. This group carried a machine emitting bursts of fire, which had no effect on the creature aside from antagonizing it. It releases a powerful blast from its hand, causing the room to tremble which shattered the bulletproof glass into millions of pieces and sent the men flying across the room. Both of the creature’s hands were now free, and it began to morph.
Finally, a third group arrived in heavily armoured suits, unlike anything I’ve ever seen before. They wielded lasers and what appeared to be a concentrated lightning gun. I was grateful they hadn’t made use of nuclear weapons which would have wiped everyone out. After every attempt, the creature remained standing. Now it was his turn.
The creature freed itself from the remaining shackles and unleashed a blast with both its hands. All that was left of the solders was a gruesome mess of blood where they stood. The air filled with a haunting scream that echoed throughout the halls. The creature released a menacing growl in the form of words that sent chills down my spine, “Dennis McCarthy”, my father’s name.
Right before the camera blacked out, I could have sworn he was in the brink of morphing into a human form, but the recording was cut short by the thunderous detonation of explosions that sent the building into destruction, burying the truth within its rubble.
The scientists, including my dad, were taken by the ESA (extra-terrestrial security agency) and hidden in a heavily guarded underground haven. They were issued new identities and relocated, which isn’t a new concept for the government.
As far as the drones’ visual feed could capture, the entire operation was terminated, leaving behind the collapsed and buried ruins of a facility that was once fully functional. It was under strict surveillance for any signs of life, but as the years rolled by, complacency set in, compromising their once strict security measures.
My father, uncle and the rest of the scientists assumed new lives and identities. As far as the rest of the world was concerned, they were dead.
In 2010, an unexpected interruption occurred. Reports indicated that the drones simultaneously malfunctioned, and the video feed erupted into static. A team arrived at the site to find it disrupted, all the drones lay in scattered heaps across the landscape.
Before anyone could investigate or react, all communication with the agents safeguarding the scientists was abruptly terminated. One be one, the connections were severed, leaving them permanently unreachable. When they reached my father’s safe house, they were greeted with his spine-chilling absence. He had vanished without so much as a trace that he had ever been there to begin with—no signs of struggle or any shred of evidence left behind. He was lost in an infinite void of mystery. The only indication that something was amiss was the eerie blue glow invading the monitors moments before blackout. The only accurate word for it would be ‘suction’, leading the team to believe that they had been absorbed. It remained a speculation, though plausible enough to send waves of panic up their spines.
As we speak governments around the world have been swept up into the desperate search to locate the alien as well as training an elite group of drone pilots and soldiers in an attempt to confront and defeat the elusive entity. Furthermore, every effort at locating surviving relatives of the missing scientists, including my father, had fallen short. They too had vanished into an infinite cloud of mystery, not one left unscathed to provide answers.
Considering the site’s altered state, the complete destruction of the drones and the fact that the creature they had held captive was constantly evolving, they were profoundly aware of the unravelling truth.
I am the sole living descendent of the scientists that worked for ESA. The creature has made it his mission to eliminate any and all traces of their existence. This is the sole reason I was upended from my life and relocated to a heavily guarded facility, and this is the reason I feel compelled to share their stories.
I couldn’t comprehend why the creature would hunt me since I didn’t share the sins of my father, but I felt paranoid and vigilant regardless. I couldn’t help but feel compelled to look into the disappearances myself, perhaps due to some lingering hopes that the information was wrong. My pursuit for answers turned up nothing, not even social media accounts. It was as if any trace of their existence was utterly obliterated, there was no digital footprint left.
The reason I am now convinced beyond a shadow of a doubt that my life is in danger is because I have started catching glimpses of subtle movements in my peripheral, a shadowy figure lurking around the premises, disruptions in the signal of my appliances, even the phone I am using right now.
Call me foolish for even relying on the very technology that might lead to my demise, but I felt compelled to warn anyone else who might be a descendent of the team that worked for ESA: project corrosion.
If you’re aware then heed my words and flee. If you are unaware, observe the news for any sudden or unexplained disappearances, and I regret to inform you but, if you come across the creature then it’s too late.
Stay safe my friends
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2023.06.05 10:23 igorekk List of Berlin & German companies raising funds in April & May (with career pages link)

I forgot to post this in April, so it is a bit longer. You can find plenty of opportunities amongst these companies. If you want to receive it weekly in your inbox, along with some more jobs, you can sign-up here.

  1. Enpal raised €356M with a solar-bond ABS. Careers.
  2. Hygraph Berlin Next-generation content management €27.6M Series B Careers.
  3. Parloa Berlin AI-based messaging for customer communication. €20M Careers.
  4. talpa solutions Berlin Operations management solution €15M Series B Careers.
  5. Li.Fi Berlin Building on DeFi for traditional finance $17.5M Series A Careers.
  6. Isar Aerospace Munich Space technology €155M Careers.
  7. Atlas Metrics Berlin ESG analytics €5.2M Seed-Financing Careers.
  8. Coqui Berlin Generative AI voices $3.3M Seed Careers.
  9. Medigo Berlin Healthcare booking platform €2M Series A Careers.
  10. eROCKIT Berlin E-motorbike startup €1M Careers.
  11. OQmented Itzehoe Building laser scanning technology $20M Series A Careers.
  12. Recyda Freiburg Digital platform for package recycling €1.75M Careers.
  13. Quantica Berlin Multi-material 3D printing €14M Series A Careers.
  14. Enote Berlin Gamechanger for musicians, digitizing paper sheet music into digital scores €10M Series A Careers.
  15. NYRIS Berlin Visual search and recognition technology for industries such as retail and manufacturing €10M Careers.
  16. MakerVerse Berlin AI-powered on-demand supply chain manufacturing €9.4M Series A Careers.
  17. Clue App Berlin Empowers women to track their fertility easily and accurately €7M Careers.
  18. Gaeastar Berlin Developing technology and materials for single-use products to eliminate waste $6.5M Seed No careers yet.
  19. METR Berlin IoT platform enabling connected use-cases for efficient real estate management & housing industry €6M Series A Careers.
  20. Prestatech Berlin Innovative underwriting platform for banks and financial institutions in Europe €4M Careers.
  21. UnitPlus Berlin Bridge between payment and investment worlds for frictionless capital market investing €1M Seed Careers.
  22. Finto Technologies Berlin Monetization engine for B2B SaaS companies $500K Seed Careers not there yet.
  23. tado° Munich Smart home climate control €12M Careers.
  24. TVARIT Frankfurt Manufacturing waste reduction €5M Careers.
  25. Natix Network Hamburg Decentralised network of cameras for real-time city maps $3.5M Seed Careers not really there.
  26. AMSilk Munich Sustainable silk proteins +€25M in Series C Careers.
  27. deepc Munich Digital medicine $13M Series A Careers
  28. Ariceum Therapeutics Berlin Develops novel drugs for systemic targeted radiotherapy (STR) €22.8M Series A Careers.
  29. KoRo Berlin "Better for you food" startup expanding across Europe extended €20M Series B Careers.
  30. Qdrant Berlin Powers next-gen AI applications with advanced vector similarity search tech €7.5M Seed Careers.
  31. Razor Group Berlin Partners with e-commerce merchants to acquire & scale winning brands added €10M to Series C Careers.
  32. Nosh Berlin Utilizing fungi to create meat replacement products €3.2M No careers page yet.
  33. Rebel Tech Berlin Revolutionizing the tech industry with innovative solutions €1.5M Seed No careers yet.
  34. Innential Berlin Enhancing tech capabilities & sales teams €1M Seed No careers yet.
  35. Maltego Munich Intelligence platform for data integration and graphical link analysis $100M Careers.
  36. Sunvigo Cologne Solar energy solutions for a sustainable future €20M Careers.
  37. Natix Hamburg AI-driven metadata capture from CCTV cameras $3.5M No careers yet.
  38. Virtonomy Munich Virtual patient-based clinical trials platform €3.5M Careers.
  39. Swobbee Berlin Battery rental operations & charging infrastructure expansion €2M Series A Extension Careers.
  40. Rydes Berlin Platform for employee monthly mobility budgets €3.5M Seed Careers.
  41. eROCKIT entered into partnership with Indian Motovolt Berlin eBikes/mofas/mopeds €1M Investment + €10M in production facility in India Careers.
  42. Reverion Eresing (Bavaria) Production of biogas power plants €8.5M Careers.
  43. Spread Berlin Engineering intelligence for complex mechatronic products $16M Series A Careers.
  44. NetBird Berlin Cybersecurity firm creating open-source platform for easy VPN deployment €1.1M No careers page yet.
  45. Sykell Berlin Zero waste packaging solutions for the food industry €4.5M No careers page yet.
  46. recoupling Berlin Developing an app to accompany couples in all relationship phases €150k Angel No careers yet.
  47. Prematch Cologne Content & stats app for amateur football players €2.4M Careers.
  48. HelloBetter Hamburg/Berlin Digital therapeutics for mental health €7M Series A extension Careers.
  49. Pinpoint Chemnitz Inside buildings positioning systems €1M+ Careers.
  50. Testbirds Munich Crowdtesting platform €1M+ revenue-based financing Careers.
  51. Blocktorch Berlin Facilitates Web3 engineering teams to quickly understand and rectify errors $4.2M Careers.
  52. DearEmployee Konstanz/Berlin Corporate health start-up undisclosed, pre-series A Careers.
  53. Jolt Energy Dublin and Munich Constructs ultra-fast charging stations for e-mobility €150M Careers.
  54. Voltfang Aachen Develops energy storage solutions for residential homes €5M Careers.
  55. Wingcopter Darmstadt Delivery drones with the goal of becoming a global market leader €40M Careers.
  56. wefox Berlin Digital insurance company streamlining and modernizing insurance processes extended Series D $110M (out of which $55M credit) Careers.
  57. Patient21 Berlin Healthtech provider focused on dentistry software €100M Careers.
  58. Nia Health Berlin Medical software platform in personalized medicine €3.5M Seed Careers.
  59. Exazyme Berlin Intelligent protein development €2.0M Seed Careers.
  60. Reflex Aerospace Berlin First venture-backed European satellite manufacturer €1.8M Careers.
  61. ingarden Hamburg Revolutionizes the cultivation of microgreens at home €500K Careers.
  62. Zageno Berlin Online marketplace connecting scientists, academic research institutes, and biotech manufacturers $33.0M Careers.
  63. Ariadne Munich Location data and crowd analytics provider $7M Series A Careers.
  64. LabDAO Berlin Open research organization built for computational life sciences $3.6M seed No careers.
  65. COCOLI Berlin Offering an online platform for trading preloved quality design furniture €3M Seed Careers.
  66. zero44 Berlin Aiding the maritime sector in attaining sustainability goals €2.5M Series A Careers.
  67. Minoa Berlin/San Francisco Providing a management and customer insights platform for SaaS teams $2.7M Pre-seed Careers.
  68. LANCH Berlin A virtual kitchen and food delivery platform for influencer-branded pizzas €2.5M Pre-seed Careers not there yet.
  69. Sastrify Cologne Facilitating companies in managing their tech stack $32M Series B Careers.
  70. Sunhat Cologne Streamlines processing of sustainability requests and ESG ratings €2M Careers.
Thanks for reading, I hope it helps.
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2023.06.05 10:16 Subject_Jello_3355 Import Export Data in Automotive Product

Import Export Data in Automotive Product
Import export data provider
In today's interconnected global market, import and export activities play a crucial role in the automotive industry. To thrive in this competitive landscape, automotive businesses need to make informed decisions based on reliable data. This is where import export data comes into the picture. In this article, we will explore the significance of import export data in the automotive sector and discuss how it can be utilized to gain a competitive edge.
What is Import Export Data?
Import export data refers to the detailed information about the goods and services that are imported and exported between different countries. It includes data on the quantity, value, origin, destination, and other relevant details of the products being traded. This data is collected and maintained by government authorities and is a valuable resource for businesses to understand market dynamics.
Importance of Import Export Data in the Automotive Industry
The automotive industry is highly dependent on international trade for sourcing raw materials, components, and finished products. Access to import export data provides valuable insights into the market trends, demand patterns, and competitor activities. By analyzing this data, automotive businesses can make informed decisions regarding product sourcing, market expansion, pricing strategies, and supply chain optimization.
Types of Automotive Products in Import Export Data
Trade data covers a wide range of automotive products, including vehicles, spare parts, accessories, tires, engines, and electrical components. The data provides detailed information about the import and export volumes, values, and countries involved in the trade of these products. This information helps automotive businesses identify potential markets, evaluate demand trends, and optimize their product portfolio.
Key Players in the Automotive Import Export Market
The global automotive import export market involves various key players, including manufacturers, distributors, importers, exporters, and logistics providers. Import export data allows businesses to identify and analyze the activities of these players, understand their market share, and develop strategic partnerships or collaborations to enhance their market presence.
Benefits of Accessing Import Export Data for Automotive Products
Accessing import export data offers several benefits for automotive businesses. Firstly, it provides insights into market trends, enabling businesses to identify emerging markets, new product opportunities, and consumer preferences. Secondly, it helps in evaluating the competitiveness of the business by comparing import and export volumes with competitors. Additionally, it aids in mitigating risks by identifying potential trade barriers, regulatory changes, or supply chain disruptions.
Understanding Export and Import Data Sources
Import export data is sourced from various government agencies, customs authorities, and international trade organizations. It is essential to understand the data sources and their reliability to make accurate interpretations. Some commonly used sources include customs declarations, bill of lading records, shipping manifests, and trade databases provided by official government entities.
How to Utilize Import Export Data for Competitive Advantage
To utilize import export data effectively, automotive businesses need to develop a systematic approach. Firstly, they should identify the key metrics and parameters that are relevant to their business goals. This could include analyzing import volumes by product category, evaluating market shares, or monitoring competitor activities. Secondly, businesses should invest in data analytics tools or seek the assistance of market research professionals to process and interpret the data effectively.
Analyzing Import Export Data for Market Trends and Opportunities
Import export data provides valuable insights into market trends and opportunities. By analyzing historical data, businesses can identify growth patterns, seasonality effects, and market fluctuations. This analysis can help them in making informed decisions regarding market entry, product development, and marketing strategies. Additionally, businesses can identify niche markets or untapped regions based on import export data, allowing them to explore new business opportunities.
Challenges in Utilizing Import Export Data for Automotive Products
While import export data offers numerous benefits, there are certain challenges associated with its utilization. One of the challenges is the availability and accessibility of reliable data sources. In some cases, the data may be incomplete, inaccurate, or not easily accessible. Another challenge is the complexity of data analysis and interpretation. Extracting meaningful insights from vast amounts of data requires advanced analytical skills and expertise.
Best Practices for Analyzing and Using Import Export Data
To overcome the challenges, automotive businesses should follow some best practices when analyzing and using import export data. Firstly, they should establish data quality control processes to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the data. Secondly, businesses should invest in data analytics capabilities and tools to effectively process and interpret the data. Additionally, collaboration with industry experts and market research professionals can provide valuable insights and guidance.
Future Trends in Import Export Data for the Automotive Industry
The field of import export data is continuously evolving with advancements in technology and changes in global trade dynamics. In the future, we can expect enhanced data integration, real-time updates, and more sophisticated analytics tools. The use of artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms will further streamline data analysis and provide actionable insights for automotive businesses.
Case Studies: Successful Use of Import Export Data in Automotive Business
Several case studies highlight the successful use of import export data in the automotive industry. For example, a car manufacturer utilized import export data to identify emerging markets with high demand for electric vehicles. This helped them tailor their product offerings and expand their market share in those regions. Another case study involves a spare parts distributor who used import export data to identify cost-effective sourcing options and optimize their supply chain network.
Conclusion
In conclusion, import export data plays a vital role in the automotive industry, providing valuable insights into market dynamics, competitor activities, and emerging trends. By utilizing this data effectively, automotive businesses can make informed decisions, identify growth opportunities, and gain a competitive advantage. As the global market becomes increasingly interconnected, access to reliable import export data will be instrumental in driving success in the automotive sector.
FAQs
How often is import export data updated?
Import export data is typically updated on a regular basis, depending on the data source. Some sources provide daily updates, while others may have weekly or monthly updates.
Can import export data help in identifying potential trade partners?
Yes, import export data can be utilized to identify potential trade partners by analyzing their import and export activities, market share, and product portfolio.
Is import export data available for specific countries or regions?
Yes, import export data is available for specific countries or regions. Businesses can focus on analyzing data relevant to their target markets or explore potential new markets.
Can import export data be used for market research purposes?
Absolutely, import export data is a valuable resource for market research. It provides insights into market trends, consumer preferences, and competitor activities.
Where can businesses access reliable import export data?
Reliable import export data can be accessed from government agencies, customs authorities, international trade organizations, and specialized market research firms.
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