Fundamental Tenets of Scientology

 

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An entrepreneur in the technology sector, Craig Jensen stands out as the founder and chairman of Condusiv Technologies Corporation and Condusiv Technologies Corporation Europe. In his personal life, Craig Jensen belongs to the Church of Scientology and has volunteered with the church’s chapters in California and other states.

Scientology is a religion of knowledge. Coined from the Latin root “scio,” or “the fullest kind of knowing,” and the Greek word “logos,” meaning “the study of,” Scientology focuses on studying how to develop knowledge. This stems from the fundamental belief that human beings have an unlimited capacity to reach new states of awareness and know their true spiritual nature, as it exists in relationship to the universe and the Supreme Being.

Because Scientology is based on learning, it does not require its adherents to accept any ideas without question. Instead, it invites people to be curious and to follow a path of education that leads to their own understanding of these relationships. The learning path centers on the spirit, rather than the body or mind, and encourages seekers to engage with Scientology’s diverse body of knowledge.

Through this learning, Scientologists come to know that humans are immortal spiritual beings who are basically good. In that way, they are the agents of their own spiritual well-being, which also depends upon a willingness to develop connections with their fellow humans. The striving for this oneness and understanding has made Scientology the first religion to apply Western logical thought to the existential questions that have captured the imagination of human beings through the ages.

Foundation for a Drug-Free World Holds Tour with Joy Villa

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Craig Jensen is the founder and chairman of Condusiv Technologies Corporation. His main focus is to help consumers make the most of their experience with Windows, and he has created products that can recover files and even speed up the computers through using a cache. Outside of work, Craig Jensen is involved in the Foundation for a Drug-Free World.

The Foundation for a Drug-Free World has held events in more than 100 countries. With the help of volunteers across the globe, it distributes booklets and puts public service announcements on a variety of TV stations. The foundation wants to show young people how living drug-free can benefit their lives.

In June 2016, German singer Joy Villa performed at the foundation’s tour, which took place in Germany and the Czech Republic. The foundation noticed an increase of use in crystal meth among young people and worked with the singer to educate teenagers and other young people during the tour by distributing booklets and discussing the issues those who use might face.

Gelato vs. Ice Cream

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The founder and chairman of Condusiv Technologies Corporation Europe, Craig Jensen spearheads a variety of initiatives to help clients make the most of their enterprise server systems. Outside of the professional environment, Craig Jensen is a trained gelato master who is skilled in the creation of the frozen Italian dessert.

While ice cream has traditionally been far more popular in the United States, Americans are increasingly discovering the joys of gelato. While both begin with milk and sugar, gelato differs from ice cream in several key respects.

First and foremost, gelato is quite a bit smoother and silkier. It is also creamier and denser than American ice cream, which is surprising, as it actually contains more milk and less cream than ice cream. Unlike ice cream, it also contains no egg yolks. This lack of cream and egg yolks creates a treat that contains less than half the fat of the typical ice cream.

Aficionados also serve gelato and ice cream at significantly different temperatures. In general, Italian gelato is served 10 to 15 degrees warmer than ice cream. This prevents a numb mouth and tongue that is unable to fully enjoys gelato’s many sweet flavors.

Composition for Nature Photographs

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Accomplished computer programmer Craig Jensen serves as the founder and chairman of Condusiv Technologies Corporation, one of the IT industry’s most successful software companies. When he’s not busy guiding and directing the company to help customers, Craig Jensen enjoys photography and is particularly fond of photographing nature.

Many individuals may disregard the composition of a photograph, but it actually plays a major role in creating a powerful nature image. Below are just a few ideas for photographers as they seek out the right composition for their next nature photograph:

Look for geometry: even without an awe-inspiring background, nature photographers can create a unique image by looking for shapes, patterns, and lines in their frame. These geometric items lead the viewers’ eye to particular areas while highlighting the unique dimensions of the subjects.

Focus on the foreground: foregrounds are a great way to enhance a photograph’s composition and depth. They add a point of reference for the viewers that can help them feel the power of the primary subject.

Avoid the horizon merge: when the horizon intersects with a photograph’s subject, it can distract the viewer and draw attention away from the photo’s focus. Photographers can avoid these merges by moving their frame in varying directions until they get the right lines.

Add energy: using lines and shapes that point in varying directions create a sense of energy in the photograph. This energy often translates to a more dynamic and impactful picture. However, photographers must be careful about adding energy because it can be overdone.

The Basic Binary Language of Computers

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With decades of experience in computer systems and programming, Craig Jensen serves as the founder and chair of Condusiv Technology Corporation. Craig Jensen is also a supporter of the Computer History Museum, a nonprofit organization in Mountain View, California, that seeks to preserve technological history.

Today, computers accomplish tasks as varied as monitoring patient vital signs to determining which news stories are trending on social media. However, the earliest electronic computers, which appeared in the 1940s, were merely calculators that relied on logical and mathematical principals.

The math that undergirded those early calculators is the same math that makes modern computing possible. Called “binary math,” it relies on sequences of 1s and 0s represented by electronic transistors in either “on” or “off” positions. Using this binary language, computers can represent and process an enormous amount of information.

Keep Your PC Running Smoothly – First Steps

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As the founder and chairman of Condusiv Technologies (formerly Diskeeper Corporation), Craig Jensen oversees the ongoing development of his company’s widely used software. Although primarily intended for corporate servers, Craig Jensen’s software also helps PC owners keep their machines running quickly and efficiently.

If you are experiencing a slow PC, you may want to try these solutions as a first step.

1. Clean up your computer. Delete duplicate files, old emails, and applications you never use. Remember to empty the trash when finished. Any bit of space you can clear up on the hard drive will help your computer run faster.

2. Defragment your hard drive. An essential part of good computer hygiene for PC users, defragging the hard drive will compact the data on it and allow your computer to find that data again faster than before.

3. Remove startup programs you don’t absolutely need. There is no reason your computer needs to slog through opening dozens of programs upon startup if you do not need them. Just be sure you keep the programs your computer requires to run.

If you are not comfortable performing these steps on your own, or if your computer still lags after you have taken these actions, consider paying for software designed to improve performance. Diskeeper is one popular option among PC owners.

The Computer History Museum’s First Exhibit of 2017

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Since programming his first computer in 1968, Craig Jensen has become the founder and chairman of Condusiv Technologies Corporation (formerly, Diskeeper Corporation). In addition, Mr. Jensen supports and donates to the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. One of the museum’s upcoming exhibits aims to highlight software and its monumental impact on the world.

Like a love letter to software developers like Jensen, the Make Software: Change the World! exhibition unfolds in January 2017. Make Software will showcase software’s impact on humanity through seven key software developments: car crash simulation, mp3, MRI, Photoshop, text messaging, Wikipedia, and the video game World of Warcraft.

Visitors will learn about the people who developed these technologies, who the technologies have impacted, and how software has changed the world. The interactive exhibit was created for middle school to adult visitors, including families. The centerpiece of the exhibition is a software lab that allows guests to get hands-on experience by actually doing some coding.

The Computer History Museum’s Online Exhibits

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Programmer, entrepreneur, and author Craig Jensen is the founder and chairman of Condusiv Technologies Corporation (formerly, Diskeeper Corporation). Mr. Jensen’s profession and personal life are deeply rooted in computers. He contributes to his community by supporting the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. Much of what the museum has to offer is available to visitors online at: computerhistory.org/exhibits/online.

The Computer History Museum’s website features a number of online exhibits detailing various aspects of the history of the computer. It explores topics from the abacus to the Internet through text, images, downloadable documents, videos and even software. The Timeline of Computer History exhibit offers a detailed look at many different aspects of computer history such as graphics and games, artificial intelligence, and how computers have affected popular culture.

Some exhibits are designed to complement exhibits actually found in the museum while others are exclusive to the Internet. Certain exhibits provide links to an online forum where you can express your own opinion on the topic, like the Mastering the Game exhibit on computer chess.

Even if you can’t make it to Mountain View, the Computer History Museum’s online offering enables anyone, regardless of location, to walk through the digital annals of computer history. All you need to visit the museum is an Internet connection.

Photography Basics: How to Hold your DSLR

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Computer programmer, entrepreneur, and business executive Craig C. Jensen serves as founder and chair of Condusiv Technologies Corporation (formerly Diskeeper Corporation). Craig Jensen authored the bestselling defragmentation software Diskeeper in 1986. He enjoys photography in his spare time.

It can feel awkward to hold a DSLR when you’re first starting out. Rest the lens in your left hand, with your right hand gripping the side of the camera and your index finger on the shutter control. This position allows easy access to both the back panel and the shutter button and makes for quick adjustments to the lens for focus. Press the viewfinder to your eyebrow to view subjects and steady the camera.

Aim to minimize movement while shooting. Keep your legs in a wide stance with knees slightly bent, bringing one foot forward if you are leaning into a shot. Relax your elbows and tuck them into your body. You may find leaning onto a table with your elbows or against a wall will be helpful to reduce motion. When kneeling, bring one knee up in front and rest an elbow on your knee for more stability. Finally, breathe out when taking photos, rather than in or holding your breath. A controlled exhalation equals less movement and a better shot.

Downhill Skiing Tips for Beginners

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Craig Jensen is a computer programmer, business executive, and entrepreneur. Founder and Chair of Condusiv Technologies Corporation (formerly Diskeeper Corporation), Craig Jensen authored bestselling defragmentation software Diskeeper in 1986. He enjoys challenging himself to learn new things and took up skiing at age 43.

When learning to ski, experts recommend taking lessons from an experienced instructor, which gives you the benefit of safety, quality instruction, and faster improvement. Resorts that promote family programs, ski schools, and have excellent ski slope grooming are often great places for beginners. To keep things simple when you’re first starting out, you can purchase package deals that include equipment rentals and lift tickets.

Invest in quality equipment such as a sturdy and warm jacket, snow pants, ski boots, goggles, and a helmet; these can be rented or purchased. Beginners can benefit from learning proper form. Keep your eyes well ahead instead of on the tips of your skis to avoid accidents. Remember, new skiers fall frequently. If you fall, try to fall to the side as much as possible to prevent injury and twisting. Start with beginner runs and slow lifts in order to build confidence and skill. Practice patience and keep your expectations reasonable for the best experience learning to ski. Most of all, have fun!