Luigi Catacuzzeno lines up a long, thin needle against a frog egg. Peering at it through a microscope, he turns the knob of a machine to nudge the needle a fraction of a micron forward. Then he deftly punctures the membrane of the soft little egg to wire it to a small capacitor, an electrical component similar to a battery.
Video memes go back to the early days of sending around clips like badday.mpg, but after the advent of YouTube in 2005, sending around videos like Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” (Rickrolling) or “Nyan Cat” became wildly popular. So did participating in video memes like making one’s own “Harlem Shake” clip. Examples: Rickrolling, “Harlem Shake”
One drawer of a tall bureau, containing an assortment of odds and ends, has been carefully documented with a schematic, like a photo shoot of a sports team. McClintock didn’t have to tidy the drawer for the picture. That is how the drawer actually is, he said.
In a letter last year to Stallman of the GNU Project, Love said the treaty could affect the right to create hyperlinks to websites and even reverse-engineering: “A software developer living in the U.S. who does reverse engineering could face being sued in a country that banned reverse engineering.”
Then, news outlets like The Wall Street Journal, the Times of London and The Telegraph, etc., subscribe to the feed, just like they do for established news agencies like the Associated Press and Reuters, and buy stories and assets they deem important.
Because the 20-sided shape touches the globe at every vertex, both area and direction are nearly perfect throughout the map. Or, as the Buckminster-Fuller Institute website proclaims, “The Dymaxion projection is the only flat map of the entire surface of the Earth which reveals our planet as one island in one ocean, without any visually obvious distortion of the relative shapes and sizes of the land areas, and without splitting any continents.” That sentence is a masterpiece of superlatives, but has some well-concealed caveats. Consider the part about “no visually obvious distortion.” Depending on your definition of obvious, the map has a pretty serious flaw: too many triangles.
Creationism in South Korea gained more attention following the 1980 World Evangelisation Crusade, which was held in Seoul. The following year, the Korea Association for Creation Research was setup. The association’s website stays up to date with current evolutionary research, publishing news stories that often state the facts as published, before going on to poke holes in the results, point out that “accidents” of “random mutations” were surely by design, before finishing off with a few references to “the Creator”.
Ultimately, any code of conduct is only as effective as its enforcement. Ehmke is now working on a tool for open source maintainers to help them gather and investigate reported violations, including documenting complaints, and communicating with people found to have violated the code.
The action also marks the beginning of what observers expect to be a wave of decisions under the new GOP-led FCC to ease regulations on media businesses. Such actions could ultimately allow companies to grow in size and scope and affect what Americans see, hear and read.
In fact, in a certification report for the Diebold system that Doug Jones read in 1997, an unnamed certifier for Wyle Laboratories called the Diebold system, which was then called the I-Mark Electronic Ballot Station, the best of the lot. “This is the best voting system software we’ve ever seen,” the certifier wrote.
Now, the last time this idea popped up it made a bunch of noise, which eventually settled down because of some pretty (ahem) obvious flaws in Eagleworks’ experiments. The physicists hadn’t run the tests in a vacuum—essential for measuring a subtle thrust signal. And while they had tested the drive under multiple conditions, one of them was intentionally set up wrong. That setup produced the same thrust signatures as the other conditions, suggesting that the signals the physicists were seeing were all artifacts.
The idea of taping them to the wall came to mind and within a day he had the picture set up and shot.
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The company is developing an enhanced version for companies to use in customer service or sales applications so that people who have questions about a website they’re visiting can see the person with whom they are interacting.
“AnotherPianoDisc owner left a movie career for politics. His famous wife’sfamous uncle, also a political mover and shaker of longstanding, has aPianoDisc system too. Another PianoDisc owner in politics recentlyfound her ‘voice’ in Congress. When she speaks everybody listens!
Facebook is a cash cow: During Facebook’s third quarter, the company generated an impressive $2.5 billion in free cash flow. Further, the company’s growing free cash flow helped the social network’s sizable position of cash and investments swell to $26.1 billion.
The disease, which is fatal in more than 5 percent of cases and has no known cure, has now killed 203 people and infected nearly 3,900 around the world after first surfacing in southern China last year.
Since 2000, Eythorsdottir has been monitoring a terminus at Langjokull, a large glacier in the south of Iceland 100 times the size of Snaefellsjokull. (She didn’t inherit her glacier, but rather applied when one became available.) Each September, she sets out on the roughly five-hour round-trip hike to the glacier with her husband. “There is a river that goes here,” she says, tracing its path carefully on a map. “It’s kind of a bad smelling, geothermal river—the white-tempered river. We have to take our clothes off, or put on waders,” to get across.
ELSPA distances itself from DS piracy report [Games Industry]
From his pioneering 1996 debut Entroducing, the first album to be created entirely out of samples, to his recent multimedia showcase with Cut Chemist known as The Hard Sell Tour, instrumental hip-hop superstar DJ Shadow has been a busy sonic vulture.
Thanks for trying to snooker us into believing that opponents of xenotransplantation are concerned with legitimate health risks to real live humans (like my ten-year-old cousin, a heart transplant recipient). At least you provided links to the Campaign for Responsible Transplantation (CRT) and some of its constituent groups. No other agenda, right? Take a look at a sampling of headlines from the website of a cited CRT affiliate, the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine: “Doctors Sue NIH Over Controversial Cat Experiments.” “New Poll Shows Majority of Americans Prefer Cruelty-Free Charities.”
On August 11, the National Security Agency updated an obscure page on its website with an announcement that it plans to shift the encryption of government and military data away from current cryptographic schemes to new ones, yet to be determined, that can resist an attack by quantum computers.
Hate him or love him, maverick filmmaker Michael Moore has pwned Hollywood and Washington.
As Cymbal learned, it’s difficult to get people to enroll in yet another social network without a clear, unique benefit. “Even though we built this fabulous community and a product people loved, what we didn’t quite figure out was one essential action that you had to do here,” says Cymbal CEO Charlie Kaplan. “In Instagram’s first two years, people were using it to make their photos prettier until they had enough users to say ‘Instead of going to Facebook to look at photos, I’m just going to stay on Instagram.'”
Facebook-ville? More ads in the Bandra district of Mumbai__The DefendersFor Sean Blagsvedt__, Free Basics was a clear fit. He founded Babajob in 2007 after breaking off from Microsoft Research, the company that first brought the Californian to Bangalore. Babajob is a Craigslist of employment ads for workers in the lower end of the wage pyramid (beauticians, electricians, cooks), overlapping with the intended audience of Facebook’s new program.
JC: The Aaron Siskind tray is my sentimental favorite because his work greatly influenced this project. I have always admired his use of flattened perspectives and textures. When I started this project, I cropped out the edges of the trays so that they were just flat, textural compositions. I thought they looked great, but were too abstract for this project. So I pulled my camera head up and decided to photograph the entire trays because it is important that entire object be shown. So I like to think of all of Siskind‘s abstractions that were processed in this pristine, 11 x 14 tray.
“Goodbye to all my dear friends and family that I love. Today is the day I have chosen to pass away with dignity in the face of my terminal illness, this terrible brain cancer that has taken so much from me … but would have taken so much more.”
Peterson: I have no special qualifications as an author aside from my access to the primary sources of the era and my passion for exploring this history. I fear that in the past, there had been people who had the motivation to tell this story but not the necessary resources to piece it together, and then there had been people who had the necessary resources but not the motivation to organize and analyze them. I realized I could probably close that gap, and that’s when I hunkered down to work.
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