After clients make contact through the site or e-mail, Melissa usually visits them at their home or a hotel. As a full-time student, Melissa has to fit in escorting around her schedule, working mainly on weekends, which allows her to disguise what she does for a living: “I have lots of friends, both male and female, none of whom know what I’m doing, but I find it easy to make and keep good friendships…. I’m not a loner or anything.”
It’s probably nothing, Poulsen said. The source in question, an ex-hacker named Adrian Lamo, often sees himself as at the center of important events in need of public attention. But sometimes, Poulsen added, he’s right.
But whereas Clairfai focuses on image search, MetaMind aims to offer a rather broad set of tools, including natural language processing. At Stanford, Socher specialized this field, striving to build systems that can understand not just words but sentences or even entire paragraphs.
AMD is working closely with Linux developers to rally support for its chip. The company has posted software that simulates how the new chip works on the x86-64.org website, where open-source programmers can contribute to the Linux effort.
The Pavio’s interface is a throwback to the DOS days of yore. While it lacks the polish of an iPod, I was able to navigate the Pavio’s menus using the buttons without referring to the manual. The Pavio’s file manager function enables you to delete or rename files, but using the onscreen keyboard is a deliberate process.
“Yes!” Wilson yells. He walks with purpose up to the forklift and stands on the load center, one foot on each side of the lift. As Sullivan starts raising the lift, Wilson stretches his arms out like an evangelical preacher, stares at the ceiling, and breaks into a belly laugh. Warehouse equipment secured.
Vincent Jeunejean’s sketch bears an uncanny resemblance to the funky new iMac. It has the same dome-shaped base and a flat-screen display supported by a thin arm. Not only is it a similar shape, but also details like the placement of the Apple logo and the machine’s ports are the same.
Steve: You could ask them. We’re not sending them a message. We’re sending customers a message.
Phil: We’re trying to listen to them and make a great product.