“I truly believe that he would have been alive today, and probably happy, if not for ASH’s intervention,” she said.
In their art, Kim and Shin explore how technology shapes human behavior, and vice versa. (One of their recent projects is a collection of pictures of clouds that facial-recognition software tags as people.) In the case of the Aposematic Jacket, they’re looking at how people might treat others when there are handful of camera lenses staring them dead in the face. “Cameras make people act ‘properly,’ ” Kim says. “Once someone’s behavior is recorded, it will exist beyond time and space so that will have the possibility of being ‘judged’ by others anytime and anywhere.” This helps explain the jacket’s, erm, inconspicuous look. It doesn’t subtly incorporate the cameras into its design, because broadcasting the possibility of being recorded is the whole point.
Barney Wragg, global head of digital, EMI Music, comments “EMI’s recent decision to drop DRM has had a hugely positive impact on our potential to collaborate with brands in order to offer consumers downloads that they can play across all digital music players…”
Free speech advocates worry that if Banamex succeeds in bringing this suit to New York state court, powerful corporations and individuals could be armed with an important precedent that would allow them to harass Internet journalists with libel suits anywhere in the world.
Caudill, a researcher for the consultancy Rhino Security Labs, compares his tool to typical tactics to hide the source of an Internet connection, like using a neighbor’s Wi-Fi, or working from a coffee shop instead of home. But “the problem with Wi-Fi as a protocol is that you can’t get the range you need. If the FBI kicks down the door, it may not be my door, but it’ll be so close they can hear me breathe,” says Caudill. “[ProxyHam] gives you all the benefits of being able to be at a Starbucks or some other remote location, but without physically being there.”
Touching LbNA or AQ on a clue screen will take you to Safari and out of the program, since it shows you the clue on the LbNA or Atlas Quest website. Fortunately, when you start up Clue Tracker again, it takes you right back to where you were, at the clue. This is a very nice feature. The app also allows you to log into your Letterboxing North America account to hide the boxes you’ve planted yourself and those you have already found.
The trick, he said, is understanding just what to do every step along the way. Computer enhancement only goes so far, unless scenes are shot with an eye toward later enhancement.
Born in Philadelphia in 1919, Frank Piasecki earned degrees in both mechanical and aeronautical engineering by age 20. In 1940, Piasecki cut his teeth in the helicopter-design world when he worked on the Army Air Corps’ first contracted helicopter, the Platt-LePage XR-1. In 1943, to solve problems he witnessed in the XR-1, Piasecki developed and flew the PV-2.
There are also a few website and e-mail addresses – the first interplanetary spam? The most colorful is Bad-Kitty.com, which seems to have once been a venue for “Kitty” to cavort in front of a webcam wearing lingerie or less. Despite the out-of-this-world publicity, the site is not currently functional.
There was one extremely difficult part of working through the Drobo review. Sending the system back when the review was over. My wife and I fell in love with the ease of use, speed, and expansion capabilities. The Drobo 5D retails for $843 on Amazon with no drives included. Part of the beauty of the system is that you can bring your own drives to the party. The 5D also has a little sibling, the Drobo Mini has 4 drive bays and only accepts 2.5″ drives but provides all of the same power as well as Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 connectivity. The Drobo mini retails on Amazon for $643. If you are looking for a drive solution that just works and can help ensure that it will be along time before you run out of space, ensure that you can get to your data quickly, and have the confidence of a backup, I would head over to the Drobo website and check it out.
In the end, it was no contest: As Heather Lawver, the 16-year-old leader of the insurrection, told Henry Jenkins for his book Convergence Culture, “They underestimated how interconnected our fandom was.” By the time the hapless company beat a retreat, it was being excoriated from British pulpits for placing children in its legal crosshairs.
During one of his first visits to the Alice C, Mullen noticed Blum’s Rolls-Royce Silver Spur parked in the garage, right next to the Porsche Carrera and the Mercedes G500 the banker also kept at his Louisiana home. Mullen told Blum he himself was a Rolls-Royce collector. In fact he owned just about every model made since 1950. The claim sounded like a bit much to a wealthy friend of Blum’s, whose own car collection included a Rolls. So Blum’s friend went to the official Rolls-Royce registry, where every car made by the company is accounted for. And damned if this Mullen wasn’t listed as the owner of 14 Rollses. “Hell,” Blum says, “you find out a man really does own 14 Rolls-Royces, it’s not difficult to believe whatever else you hear about him.”
Ordinarily, you’d expect everyone to be furious at delays, angry at the incompetence of the people they’ve entrusted with their money, and probably demanding of refunds. And there was that. But overall, every issue seemed to only band the community closer together. Forum members began referring to themselves as “stakeholders,” and referring to the product as something “we’re making.”
Tesla delivered 14,402 vehicles in the second-quarter, missing its goal of 17,000. The company says it’s on pace to build 50,000 vehicles in the second half of the year.
Rather than moving to shut down the address, however, U.S. intelligence officials are “almost certainly” monitoring the account, said Robert David Steele, a former CIA officer and founder of Oss.net, a cyberdefense think tank.
This was gallows humor, but it meant something. It wasn’t a lie, exactly, to get your business three or six or nine months down the road by talking about your business as if it already were six or nine months down the road. The sorts of customers they were selling to, Chris explained, were big “legacy” companies that tend to move slowly and by committee, so Boomtrain could afford to make promises on delay. Push notifications, for example: That was something they couldn’t do quite yet, though they acted as though it was part of their standard package. But they could easily prioritize it and get it done in three weeks. If a paying customer wanted it right away, they could drop everything and get it done in a week. This was the accepted way. But trying to place a phony story of their impending greatness on TechCrunch felt a little sleazy to them. They had too much heart for that.
NaNoWriMo: The Musical is a six-part web series created by fans and long time participants of NaNoWriMo. Written by Errol Elumir and Manda Whitney of WE Tangent, it was created with the spirit of NaNoWriMo in mind. They wrote the script in one month. Shot the musical in another month. Then they edited it in another month. All without a budget.
For the rest of you, a four-day pass to the expo, which runs from October 18-21, costs $90.
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When I called up the DOJ to ask why, I couldn’t get a satisfactory response. In an conversation “on background only,” an OVW rep told me, in short, that the office’s main objective around stalking and cyberstalking is defining the crime and making sure it is reported and logged accurately.
Speaking of family members competing, the GeoPalz service also allows users of FitBit, Nike+, and other health monitors to add their steps. Add a new family member (such as another child using a second GeoPalz) and let the friendly family competition begin. (Note: I’ll be reviewing the FitBit Ultra later this week.)
The company’s main business is licensing its database of music information to just about any online music store you can think of (Rhapsody is one notable exception, having built up its own database during the dotcom boom when it was possible to hire a huge staff of musician-types to write about music all day.)
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And while the bar for membership in a clique may not be high, clique owners take the rules seriously, especially those about codes. Some owners spend a great deal of time crafting their codes and often present many different versions that can be used by members for linking back to the home clique. Common examples include countless varieties of small, blinking animated GIFs, called “blinkies,” that denote the name of a clique. One clique, known as Layout Land, is devoted almost entirely to providing a vast array of codes.
despite the masterful PR about the Zeus infections from security company NetWitness (run by a former Bush Administration cyberczar Amit Yoran), the world’s largest security companies McAfee and Symantec downplayed the story. But the message had already gotten out – the net was under attack.
But Metacert doesn’t want to go it alone. The company has classified over 10 billion URLs, some of them gathered from users via crowdsourcing. But it’s also planning to use blockchain technology, similar to the concept that underpins the digital cryptocurrency bitcoin, to encourage people to submit and categorize links.
Aghdam’s personal website also features videos that she hasn’t personally created. One is from another vegan blogger who also expresses grievances over perceived censorship on YouTube. In another video, from 2016, a prominent creator complains about YouTube’s monetization policies. There are also several other videos about veganism and other topics not related to YouTube.
Although Internet penetration is low in Vietnam – with only an estimated 150,000 subscribers out of a population of 78 million –- the government nevertheless views the medium as a threat, said Nguyen Than Psam, the chairman of the San Diego, California Vietnam Human Rights Network.
At the top of your Stream, a drop-down menu allows you to filter your Stream based on the circles you’ve created. There’s also a pencil icon at the top – click it to post content. When sharing something on the Google+ app, a simple menuing system helps you easily add text, choose which circles of contacts you want to share with, add a location, or add a photo from your camera roll, or from the camera app itself.
That’s why we were skeptical when we heard he was releasing a new iPad version of the project’s book, which was originally published in 2009. How would these prints translate to a backlit viewing platform smaller than a sheet of office paper?
8:07 p.m. – Democratic gathering – Gore wins New Jersey, Massachusetts and Maryland. The pricey cash bar is swamped with sudden celebrants.
Created by Yorkshire resident Richard Kirkcaldy, the iCan’t page looks exactly like iCan – until you read it closely. “We’re never going to discuss anything important to anybody,” a notice at the bottom says. “Let’s get you on MI5’s secret list by adding your comment,” referring to the British equivalent of the FBI.
With OSM, developers can manipulate and update map data as they see fit. With Google, they can merely build on top of what’s received in a call to the API, Freyfogle says, and they must render what Google wants them render – a criticism Google did not address when we asked the company for clarification. “You can make your maps look however you want. Rivers can be red instead of blue if you wanted…. With Google you’re not getting any data. You just get a map on your page.”
In 1988, Rhizome.org formed ArtBase as a community-driven archive for Net art. The collection has since evolved into a collection of digital and other variable-media works.
When whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed that full extent of the NSA’s activities last year, members of the site’s tech forum started talking about the need for a more secure alternative to Skype. Soon, they’d opened a chat room to discuss the project and created an account on the code hosting and collaboration site GitHub and began uploading code.
In its complaint filed in February, Gearbox says that it acquired the Duke Nukem property from 3D Realms in 2010 and that a recently announced game called Duke Nukem: Mass Destruction is unauthorized.