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The half-year age conventions complicate retirement plan operation because they require employers to track dates other than birth dates.
Every month, it seems, IT managers face another storage option, an addition to the nearly incomprehensible alphabet soup of acronyms for technologies, protocols, and standards--some open, some proprietary--that complicate the storage picture.
Early in the next century, however, developing nations will account for the major fraction of greenhouse gas pollution--a fact that complicates the current round of negotiations.