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Biljana Presnall

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Moodle SCORM player update

If you are struggling with SCORM 2004 and Moodle player - you are not the only one.   My team and I had a case of a multinational military-civilian exercise where we try to integrate online courses published in many...
Published: October 30, 2018
Categories: E-learning
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How to Hanami?

Hanami means “flower viewing” in Japanese and it is a time to honor the tradition of welcoming spring under the cherry blossom (Sakura). It was the emperor’s habit of a picnic under beautiful trees to celebrate the start of rice...
Published: June 21, 2018
Categories: Amazing Places
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Published: March 28, 2018
Categories: Patchwork World
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Virginia is for agritourism

The majority of the rolling hills farms are operated by small landowners and some of them decided to invite travelers into their homes! So called agritourism can nicely diversify struggling farm's income and a stay in one of those can...
Published: March 23, 2018
Categories: Patchwork World
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Butch Cassidy and Sundance Kid

Have you ever seen "Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid" with Paul Newman and Robert Redford? Do you know where it was filmed? In Colorado around Animas River in the San Juan National Forest.   The best way to see...
Published: March 14, 2018
Categories: Heritage
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Belgrade, Serbia

Discover amazing and vibrant city and the warm people in the heart of the Balkans!       
Published: March 14, 2018
Categories: Amazing Places
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US National Parks

National Park Service has been created in 1916 but at that time it was already 35 sites to be manged by this organization. President Theodore Roosevelt is considered greatest conservationist president and many of his personal efforts shaped the later...
Published: March 14, 2017
Categories: Heritage
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Native American Lands

Semi-autonomous native American territory, Navajo Nation Reservation, covers a large area of 27,425 square miles in Utah, Arizona i New Mexico. As many other Reservations, they have tribal parks, Navajo's Monument Valley is surely the best know. The red desert...
Published: March 13, 2017
Categories: Heritage
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Inaugural Speeches

Maybe it is not completely fair to compare the two speeches as first of all the Obama's speech was much longer and covered variety of issues and Trump's speech was more an address really. Sources: aol.com and cnn.com   The...
Published: January 25, 2017
Categories: Word Analysis
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Where are 6 millions of Democrats?

In the presidential elections 2008 Obama had nine and half millions of Democrats more than Clinton 2016. Even in his second term 2012, when we expected lower number, he had almost 6 six millions more then Clinton 2016. Even in...
Published: November 10, 2016
Categories: Patchwork World
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Trump rhetorical change

We can already see changes in the key points of the president-elect's rhetoric. He is clearly shifting from the issues he was stressing during the campaign. Check out a comparison of his RNC speech and the very first speech as...
Published: November 09, 2016
Categories: Patchwork World
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The USA voters contributions

It is not very hard to see that the country was supporting actually Republican candidate and that the support coming from big industrial centers count only for exactly that: industrial centers. No money could buy voters who did not wanted...
Published: November 09, 2016
Categories: Patchwork World
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Votier ID laws

While waiting for the election it useful to check it out the map of voter ID laws:
Published: October 24, 2016
Categories: Patchwork World
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Presidential campaigns in the USA

It is fascinating how much resources is being contributed every month to the presidential campaigns. Here is July overview for all candidates on the county level: And here are the top 5 counties:
Published: September 16, 2016
Categories: Patchwork World
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Clinton vs Sanders

I look at the examples of Clinton vs Sanders speeches and thought it is interesting how importance of certain words for each of the candidates colors their policy orientation: People, country and American are favorite for Sanders, while Clinton also...
Published: May 18, 2016
Categories: Word Analysis
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IOWA suprise or not really?

And while everybody are talking about the great Iowa surprise only the ones who really listen carefully what people are talking while commenting in the news were not surprised with results. The following visualization shows how often Sanders was more...
Published: February 02, 2016
Categories: Word Analysis