On its forums, Cory Ondrejka, a Linden Lab vice president, recently wrote, “We understand that there are (member) concerns and stresses between creating interesting, innovative content and any” term of service. If “you could wait about a week for us to complete the current internal review, I think that you will be pleased with the results.”
Naturally, gamers are not amused by the McCain campaign’s quick resort to ’80s-era cultural stereotypes – once McCain masters the internet, we’re confident he’ll contemporize and start bashing video gamers instead. But it does raise the obvious question: If John McCain were a D&D character, what kind would he be?
These guys are probably the early favorites to take the prize, since they’ve got a pre-production model of the 2e and plan to begin putting them in driveways in October. Their raindrop shaped three wheeler catches the eye, but not the wind, and Aptera promises triple-digit MPGe and range of 100 miles from a car that’ll cost somewhere between $25,000 and $45,000. Although currently listed on the X-Prize site as a hybrid, so far as we know Aptera’s only got a battery electric vehicle lined up.
Established giants Walgreen’s and CVS have gotten into the digital realm, but Parker isn’t too worried about them squelching his startup. “CVS’s new iPad app was literally a 3-D representation of their store,” he says. “In one fell swoop it shows everything wrong with pharmacy and software.”
The offerings from independent publishers allow readers to get hooked on series that they might otherwise miss, especially all-ages stories.
On the other hand, the RQ-170 is also an all-wing design and could help Lockheed refine the delicate algorithms necessary for controlling a tailless aircraft in tough flying conditions.
Podcasting has drawn thousands on the premise that anyone can create an audio program, build an audience online and even vault to stardom. Less celebrated is the fact that untold numbers of shows just wink out just as suddenly as they started.
The first iPhone launched in 2007, Schiller says, talking about how Time called it the innovation of the year. Each and every year, Apple has introduced new versions and iterations, each time setting the gold bar for phone standard in the marketplace.
The Humane Society of the United States is eager to use registration statistics to track pet overpopulation, euthanasia and breeders for future legislation.
A Comment and Reply published in Geology came out in April 2008, see this post.
In other words, the onboarding process never wavers from its focus on the site’s value proposition. That—not the fake messages and awards—is the idea marketers and designers should take away from the site. Oh, and also: don’t get hacked.
There is good news for Star Wars fans hoping to catch the second trailer, which picks up where the one-minute clip ended. Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones is scheduled to hit the theaters next summer.
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On the fanciful front, a teenage girl in Boston created a diary security system that photographs anyone coming near the owner’s private writings – say, a nosey brother. And an MIT student created something called “ScreamBody” – a backpack-sized wearable air chamber into which someone can voice a muffled scream in a public place. The scream is recorded for subsequent “release” in private.