You watch. It’ll be a long, grueling search. If, as rumored, Schmidt takes the Google job, he won’t have to change anything but his title.
His commitment started to pay off in 2000, when some 50,000 transactions suddenly passed through his system in just two months – more than the previous three and a half years combined. By that November, E-Gold, now with 20 employees, had processed 1 million transactions, and Jackson’s business reputation was growing. He was invited to speak at the prestigious World Gold Council conference in Rome, the gold mining industry’s leading event. In 2001, the growth continued, with customer accounts expanding from 134,000 to nearly 288,000, holding about $16 million in value.
If you wondered how the designers behind the Lost World’s Fairs CSS experiment did it, well, look no further than Lettering.js. The other showcase examples on the Lettering.js website are no less impressive.
Maybe you’ve heard of Crispr, the gene editing tool that could forever change life. So what is it and how does it work? Let us explain.
She stopped in the middle of the busy market and closed her eyes. The sun wasn’t as bright as it had been on the river. She could almost still feel the mist. She wanted to feel that freedom again.* I’ve got to find one of those machines,* she thought.
Microsoft product postponed: While the software behemoth flashed its Pocket PC 2002 phone at the show, the company’s public relations department sent out an e-mail to the press that the launch of another key wireless product would be delayed.
“The market just keeps grinding along and moving in the same direction,” said Lee Ferridge, head of macro strategy for North America at State Street Global Markets.
After years of targeted hacks, epic heists, and run of the mill data breaches you might think that institutions would be getting wise to the importance of strong cybersecurity. But it seems 2018 was not the year.
Fortunately, my new financial service company offered me a way to turn it all off. (And I’m guessing that most of the other companies do the same thing.) I had to make a few calls, login to a few accounts and tweak a few settings, but the paper flow slowed down drastically. Not completely… but enough to save a few thousand trees per year.
The Stumptown Comics Fest was held in Portland, Oregon, this past weekend. I was only able to attend briefly on Saturday, but I had fun exploring the aisles and chatting with a few people before I had to rush home to take my kids to a birthday party. But after just a few hours I had a huge list of things I wanted to read, and there were many more folks that I didn’t even get to see. Maybe next time, when my life isn’t quite so packed. (Ha!)
VBS Worm Generator Version 2 contains a simple point-and-click interface that allows even the most non-technical person to create and e-mail a virus.
No release dates were given for either Venom or Sinister Six, but it’s not unlikely that Sony will intend to release them in “off-years” between the already scheduled Amazing Spider-Man 2 (to be released on May 2, 2014), Amazing Spider-Man 3 (June 10, 2016) and Amazing Spider-Man 4 (May 4, 2018).
Mary “Dejah” Tyler, the chief review editor, has 15 years of technical and literary Internet experience.
Reader Jenifer Winkle wrote: “I wanted one of these back when I first heard/read about them. I thought it might be nice to have while typing up my college application essays. Likewise with my freshman English paper, my junior thesis and my senior thesis. I’ve thought about going to grad school, but I’m not sure I can handle any more disappointment. But who knows? Maybe someone will get one in time to write my obituary.”
Ah, those Sand Hill Road visionaries, the venture capital guys who finance the future and dictate the trends. It must be fun out there, getting the first glimpses of tomorrow. But suddenly there’s a wonderful irony at work: That very future is destroying their industry.
Grubhub is only a multibillion-dollar company in the volume of food it moves, not in its revenues, but even so: What Maloney wanted is a tricky problem. That’s because of the unstructured, sui generis nature of restaurant menus. If you don’t have a methodology designed to produce data ready-made for statistical analysis, you’re using “found” data, which is always messy, says Duncan Watts, a social scientist at Microsoft Research. “In data science there’s a trope about how 90 percent of the work involved is cleaning and organizing the data itself,” Watts says. “It’s true for email data, browser data, Twitter data, news media data, and even administrative data that’s supposed to be clean.”
11:40 AM: The conversation shifts as Republican Hall takes the floor. He asks Augustine how to “close the gap” between when the shuttle stops flying and when we’d have a near option for reaching near Earth orbit. Augustine says that the only way is to extend the Shuttle’s life.
According to prosecutors, Caverly withdrew the cash over a seven-month period ending in October 2009. A Bank of America representative told Threat Level that the company discovered the theft internally.
The Daily News and ProPublica together won this year’s Pulitzer Prize in public service journalism for uncovering how authorities used an obscure law to evict hundreds of people, mostly poor minorities, from their homes. It was the Daily News’ 11th Pulitzer Prize, and the fifth during Zuckerman’s tenure.
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