“But that spam is still delivered to the users’ bulk-mail folder, so it counts toward their mailbox quota.”
The printers’ weaknesses started to catch up to MakerBot. During an earnings call in the first quarter of 2015, Stratasys executives talked about a “slowdown” in the 3D printing market, and mentioned “lower than expected MakerBot unit sales.” In April 2015, Jonathan Jaglom, a Stratasys executive, took over as MakerBot’s CEO, but the fate of some employees was already decided. That month the company laid off one fifth of its workforce.
Clips, which will hit Apple’s App Store in April, lets customers take videos and add animated captions and titles, complete with colorful emoji symbols. The app also makes it possible to stitch together multiple video clips and add speech bubbles and filters.
You can read up on the project on Kirke’s website. He will be performing the piece Feb. 10 at the Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival in Plymouth, England. He demonstrates an early version of the app in the video below.
But institutions like the Museum of Natural History are proud to highlight their research programs in exhibits, and they have no intention of packing away the dino bones or dioramas.
Shortly after Swartz’s death – which family members claimed was a result in part of the government’s prosecutorial zeal – Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-California) introduced legislation that would alter the hacking statute to prevent prosecutions for violating “an agreement or contractual obligation, such as an acceptable use policy or terms of service agreement, with an internet service provider, internet website, or employer, if such violation constitutes the sole basis for determining that access to a protected computer is unauthorized.”
Electronic musician Brian Eno turned the iPhone’s touchscreen into a dreamscape of wonderful ambient sounds in his app Bloom. Tapping the screen in different places emits a different note; they change colors to create soothing visual animations as well. Bloom costs $4. Download Bloom.
You have to give the librarians credit. Stereotype says they’re fusty, but the reality is absolutely the opposite. Over and over they’ve adapted to new information tools, from microfiche to CD-ROMs to the Internet. Now this—possibly the best example I’ve seen of how a storied institution embraces change.
As I mentioned earlier, Pironciak’s rather bleak interpretation of a future populated by dullards is hardly unique, taken to horrifying extremes by tyrants in history but also reflected in some works of fiction. Indeed, I have to wonder if the Targum tirade was somehow inspired by a recent Mike Judge film Idiocracy;