Ross then explained the benefits of capital expenditures to improve the government’s computer systems even though government accounting doesn’t treat it differently than an expense.
Even then, AOL’s involvement has been more traditional since it’s aimed at a more general audience. Still, those marketing decisions have proved very fruitful.
Referral marketing services Mastodonte and Datashaping did not immediately reply to e-mails requesting comment, but Francois Lane of Mastodonte defended himself on Blogroots with a posted comment that read in part:
“On the radio you don’t get to hear your favorite columnists,” said Jonathan Hiller, the Chronicle’s chief information officer. “If you want to hear Rob Morse or Debra Saunders or some other columnist, they will be there.”
Every November for the last 17 years, thousands of people have participated in National Novel Writing Month, which is more commonly and less pronounceably known as NaNoWriMo. In 2015, 431,626 people signed up to try and write 50,000 words in a single month. One guy apparently wrote more than a million.
Amber Isbilen and Kevin Johnson, both of San Francisco, use their breath to create abstract, colorful images on a television set in this 1998 version of Nam June Paik’s Participation TV. Known as the “founding father of video art,” Paik designed a series of these manipulated televisions in the 1960s to be “played like instruments.”
Danah Boyd, a U.C. Berkeley Ph.D. student researching online social networks, said Friendster is beginning to have an “unbelievable impact” on its target demographic, urban-dwelling 25- to 35-year-olds.
WN: What else does the current distribution system offer that you can’t replicate?
Imagine the next version of Spectacles, or maybe the one after that, which could work more like AR glasses, showing filters and lenses over top of your shot. You’d walk through the world, scanning codes just by glancing at them. You’d never stop discovering new creative tools, learning new information, and making new friends. Maybe someday the glasses don’t even need codes, because they can just point at an object and recognize it. That day’s a long way off. But codes achieve nearly the same thing, and do it now—augmented reality, a bunch of dots at a time.
Bright is not alone in her desire to break free from the traditional publishing mold. From authors with no name recognition to well-known authors in specific genres, “word is spreading throughout the writing community that self-publishing online can be a very lucrative business,” said Angela Adair-Hoy, co-owner of Booklocker.com.
This was truly a celebration worthy of the Big Easy. There was a party-like atmosphere the entire night with costume contests and side builds of many of the new Monster Fighters sets. Everyone in attendance left with a sense of accomplishment and several loose bricks. I believe I even saw the vampire Lestat having a good time along with a few other New Orleans vamps.
“We are very pleased to be working with an innovative company such as Palm that has the same commitment to advancing the use of technology and education as we do,” Judith Hamilton, CEO of Classroom Connect, said in a statement.
Wallop has been undergoing a trial run with about 100 Microsoft employees since it launched two months ago. Next month, the company will roll out an alpha version for a select group of users – primarily people who read blogs but don’t write them, or who are quite social and share photos online, but don’t actively use community sites, Cheng said.
Intel (INTC) is delaying the release of a microprocessor code-named “Montecito” until 2005 and adding multi-core processor technology to it, said Intel spokeswoman Erica Fields.
The launch of the Commons comes on the heels of intense debates over open source and the public domain between the entertainment industry and online upstarts like Napster.
When artworks are emulated or migrated to new technologies, there is often some loss and degradation from the original.
The FBI must respond to privacy activists’ request for information about the Carnivore email surveillance system.
“I predict that there’s going to be a shitload of angry women being angry on this channel.”
Tickets go on sale this Monday, August 25, 2008 at 9:00 AM EDT to view the next launch of the Space Shuttle Atlantis from the Kennedy Space Center Visitors Center. The STS-125 mission will be the final mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope. This rare night launch is scheduled for Wednesday, October 8, 2008 at 1:34 AM EDT. Details for ticket purchases and important launch viewing information can be found at the Kennedy Space Center website, or by calling 321-449-4400.
Perhaps. Under the 2005 Family Entertainment and Copyright Act, distributing an unreleased album is punishable by fines and/or a jail term of up to 10 years.
• Written by a Kid (this one melted my heart), which features stories made up by kids and brought to life via digital storytelling;
If he’d disclosed all that, it might have been a different article. “Man Fails to Get Crazy Conspiracy Theory Into Obama’s Wikipedia Entry” is a story not even Fox would pick up.
According to a notice posted Tuesday to a government contracting website, the Air Force Personal Center Services Directorate wants a fantasy league big enough to cover all airmen, service civilian employees and their families, across the directorate’s 100 worldwide installations. It’s not ready to award a contract yet, but the directorate “request[s] information and pricing on providing product branding, hosting, managing, and delivering all programs and materials related to running a Fantasy Football League.”