Qualcomm itself is a Wi-Fi hub, so evacuees were able to do everything from track their property and friends, to play World of Warcraft while they waited for the all-clear to return home.
Me: How do you share your geeky interests with your daughter? I’m guessing she’s probably got to have some of it in her.
The threat of anthropogenic climate change led to the creation in 1988 of the IPCC. Despite its limitations, the panel is arguably the most successful attempt in history to empower scientific consensus to inform global policy and practice…
Those of you who woke up this morning eagerly expecting to download the *Skate *demo from Xbox Live will be disappointed to learn that it’s been delayed. According to this thread on the EA forums, a technical hiccup with skate.reel is to blame:
Murphree was surprised by the global reaction to his comments, saying, “That shocks me, I expected a lot of criticism from the left, from liberals, but I expected that more locally than worldwide. I don’t understand why a Texas Sheriff’s Facebook post has gone worldwide.”
“Hundreds of thousands of volunteers helped us make political history during the last year,” Sanders said. “Now we need many of them to start running for school boards, city councils, county commissions, state legislatures and governorships.”
They have several fantastic images from a survey in the Ionian Sea (south of Italy). The first one below is about 25 km across (click on image to go to page on VSA).
But scoring content deals has become an obstacle for Intel, despite talks with some of the biggest media companies. The company hasn’t announced any deals.
The states in question are: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas,
Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa,
Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts,
Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, NewMexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon,
Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia,
Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming, plus the District ofColumbia.
One of the key strategic elements in curling is which team has the hammer – the curling term for the last rock in an end. It’s obviously an advantage, but how much? And how important is it? Again, math to the rescue. My new favorite website, Curl With Math, has collected data on years’ worth of elite curling matches and broken down the winning percentage of teams in all sorts of score situations.
I’d like to see applications that go further, mashing up statistics about government procurement contracts with databases of campaign finance donations – visually tracing the path of a dollar as it travels from campaign contributor to contract procurement.
The web site notes that “in the future, BlueServo anticipates that high volume of traffic to its website will generate advertising revenue to defray the operations cost of the Virtual Community Watch to the Texas Border Sheriff’s Coalition.” To sign up to become a virtual deputy, the site requires you to provide your e-mail address, age, gender, and postal code.
The men allegedly pulled in nearly $500,000 in the scheme before Smokey caught up with them. They’re charged (.pdf) with computer, mail and wire fraud in a federal indictment in Los Angeles.
Incremental improvements were made over the years, and Windows XP was about as easy to install as a video game. I found that Vista coddles you even more than Windows XP did during installation.