Booth: Did you ever struggle with using an element or character because you knew it would make for a fun reference or in-joke, and not necessarily because it fit with your plans for the story? It seems like libriomancy would offer great temptation for packing in science fiction and fantasy references by the ton.
On the one hand, Sanfilippo credits the program for boosting sales of obscure titles at Penn State University Press, where he works. On the other, he’s worried that Google’s plans to create digital copies of books obtained directly from libraries could hurt his industry’s long-term revenues.
“Don’t go to the Hydrotechnics faculty!!! You are wasting your time … Barsan, the retirement wants you!!!,” read a translated version of the message supplied by Finnish antivirus firm F-Secure.
The Space Hijackers website shows their take on essential protest technology, including a portable “pirate radio briefcase” and “graffiti boots” – but a decided lack of weaponry. Martina Pepper of protest group G20 Meltdown says her group would be bringing pillows, “And yes, we are prepared to fight truncheon with pillow.”
Dzanc prints traditional books – not e-books – and is a virtual operation. Wickett and Gillis both live in southeast Michigan but rarely meet face-to-face. Almost all the work they and their staff do uses e-mail.
As we grapple with the complex causality of disinformation and fake news proliferating through the media landscape, one problem is obvious: people only read headlines. Researchers at Columbia University found that almost 60 percent of stories shared on social media have never been clicked. This is partly the result of the sheer glut of available “content.” People simply can’t read all the journalism out there. And with news delivery services like Twitter and Facebook, which show only a headline and a short description, scrolling story after story in front of frantic, dry eyes, people feel an impossible pressure to read everything. The solution: read every headline and move one.
Because it is lightweight and six times stronger than steel, beryllium is combined with other alloys and ceramics for use in jet fighters, satellites, nuclear weapons, computers, consumer electronics, medical equipment and even golf clubs.
“We do not expect material changes to the strategy, and believe the company will be in capable hands under Page,” UBS analysts Brian J. Pitz and Brian P. Fitzgerald – aka Pitz and Fitz – wrote to clients Friday.
So how does this trick work? It’s called user-agent spoofing—what you’re doing is falsifying the user-agent string by claiming to be a desktop user. You’re lying to the server. Well, fibbing really. This sort of spoofing isn’t that nefarious, and it’s quite common since it’s sometimes necessary to spoof a user-agent string in order to get a mobile site or a full site to load correctly.
CME = Coronal Mass Ejection and Certified Microsoft Engineer. G-5 = flare classification; G5 = Apple Computer Power Mac.
Net neutrality is a broad principle that prohibits broadband providers from giving or selling access to speedy internet, essentially a “fast lane,” to certain internet services over others. The rule was implemented by the Obama administration in 2015.
Stocks inched away from their all-time highs on Monday, kicking off a busy week in corporate earnings.
In the seven years since Cablegate, the size and rate of leaks has accelerated at a breakneck pace. Manning not only ushered in this new era of whistle-blowing but helped to change the way both journalism and the government function in the 21st century.
AllianceBernstein’s Tierney bets beyond tech on healthcare , the second-largest sector weight on the S&P 500.
The Wolfram|Alpha answer engine is going live in a few days, and we’ll get to see the unbox — warts and all — live as it happens.
When a CNN reporter tweeted, “Isn’t pro wrestling fake?” Trump Jr. responded: “Yes, just like your coverage.”
The Citysearch business directory has integrated Twitter into its service, allowing businesses to access Twitter, include tweets about businesses on their profile pages and respond to consumer questions through the short messaging service.
Frequent flier records include detailed personal information about an airline’s best customers – addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, dietary preferences and the names of children and travel companions. United Airlines’ Mileage Plus program alone has more than 40 million members.
The 195 eighth-graders who missed the exam – out of 290 – will likely have a chance to take the test again.
Interactive Dance Floor: It’s not so much a dance floor as a play floor, and we got to see it in action. A 14′ square grid of high-definition screens under heavy glass so you can stand, walk, run and jump on them, the floor’s perimeter is a series of touch pads allowing players to stand around it and control games that are projected on the screens. There are more than a dozen Disney-themed games that involve shooting stuff, jumping over stuff or even altering the virtual balance of the floor to move objects around, each with multiple difficulty levels so they can be challenging for kids from 7 to 17 years (or, ahem, older).
LinkedIn’s shares soared 48 percent to $194.00 in early New York Stock Exchange trading and Microsoft’s shares were down 4 percent.
Still, the students were flummoxed by what they described as “openly hostile and aggressive internet user comments” over their coding invention. Jaromil said many comments on internet sites about the add-on were “disturbing.”
Umakant Sharma, a rising star with a 2,000 ELO rating that just went up and up, was caught red-handed at a recent tournament when officials took a close look under his cloth cap, and found a Bluetooth headset chattering away.
Yahoo also told employees in Burbank, Calif., that it plans to close the office there and relocate them to its nearby facility in Playa Vista, a person familiar with the matter said.
The site’s free accessibility could be particularly important in the developing world, where poor public health infrastructure and lack of money has handicapped epidemiological efforts. That’s a problem because those regions are exactly where scientists predict new and dangerous diseases are likely to emerge.