Guilt by association: Officials at Cincinnati Country Day School, a wealthy private school in Ohio, are upset at the mention of their school in Steven Soderbergh’s latest film, Traffic.
10:18 The MacBook Air is built entirely around Flash Storage. You can now get up to 512 GB of flash storage in the MacBook Air, Schiller says.
Everyone in the case agrees that there’s a national security argument for active sonar systems like LFA. Submarines are the ultimate stealth weapons and the greatest danger to American military and commercial ships, the Navy notes on its LFA website. “An undetected enemy submarine is an underwater terrorist, threatening any surface ship or coastline within its range.”
Along with freeing musicians from the studio, the new power of laptops, and some of the software that has been written to use that power, has had a huge impact on the market for synthesizers.
When the site gets blocked, admins have two options: First, wait and see what happens. “It’s not very smart in the Middle East to go head-to-head with a government,” Tarawneh says. “You lose.” Second, ask for help from someone who knows someone behind the scenes. “That’s how they unblocked Wikipedia in Syria – through wasta, connections,” Tarawneh says. “This is the Arab world. It doesn’t work by laws. You just know people.”
I stumbled upon [the Beale ciphers] one day while doing some research and found it to be such a fascinating story that no one had really told yet. I was interested in weaving in a real cipher to blur the boundaries between fact and fiction. The best stories, I think, are those that continue to live beyond the screen. I really believe there’s great potential to tell stories that engage with viewers on a level beyond the moments spent in the seat of a movie theater. This is part of the reason behind the idea of including hidden messages in the film itself. We also had a lot of story we wanted to tell that just wouldn’t fit in 10 minutes, so the ciphers became a way for me to reveal more about the characters without eating up screen time.
With Sony introducing a digital-only version of the PSP, something needs to be done to open up the floodgates and encourage developers to create as wide a variety of games and other applications as possible, in terms of both content and price. If PSP Go could only download the relatively small selection of titles currently available, it would be a rather unappealing platform.
Within hours of the World Trade Center attacks, Gregory Rosmaita was online, dispensing vital up-to-the minute updates on where to donate blood, how to locate family members and where to find other emergency information to those unable to watch the images unfold on television.
Now, the venerable Gray Lady has digitally preserved its account of the Titanic sinking for future generations to see, exactly as it appeared to readers some 90 years ago.
Prices for generic drugs offered by the Walgreens’ drug card “were noticeably higher,” Meyer said. “They were wrong.”
The authors of two popular how-to books on suicide said they’d never been sued over their work.
“The Sims is hardly the ‘No. 1 sex game,’ but that game is all about relationship formation,” Brenda says. “It’s no surprise it’s a huge hit with women.”
One of the software companies identified by the study is Yandex, Russia’s largest search engine. Englehardt said the researchers did not examine whether Yandex’s tracking might have been part of state-sponsored surveillance. But he said that Yandex was most often used on Russian websites.
Beyond the ecological risks, Revive and Restore has a bigger “why” question to answer. The argument that extinction is forever underlies important protections like the Endangered Species Act, Greely says. Why try to rewrite the passenger pigeon’s iconic cautionary tale?
The national event is being promoted by XXXchurch.com, an anti-pornography website that calls itself the “No. 1 Christian Porn Site.” The idea is based on Matthew 5:27-30, in which God condemns lust by saying “If your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of your members than that your whole body go into hell.”
In Litvinenko’s case the radioactive material was slipped into some tea. If the tissue tests from Arafat’s body confirm radiation poisoning, then the supposition would be that deliberately tainted food or drink would be the cause. But as those tests – being conducted in French, Swiss and Russian laboratories – are expected to take several months, it’s worth considering some alternate scenarios. After all, polonium-210 is a naturally occurring element as well as a byproduct of nuclear machinery.
A promising idea it may be, but in this case the geeks are likely to face serious opposition from the financial regulators, says Paul Kedrosky, angel investor and a senior fellow at the Kauffman Foundation, which focuses on entrepreneurship and innovation. The Open Source Hardware Bank founders don’t have to flip the pages of history too much to see the fate of peer-to-peer lending ideas in the United States, points out Kedrosky.
A Docker container holds not only a software application but just about everything else that application needs to operate, all the software libraries and other application-related code normally included with an operating system. These additional software libraries are known, in developer parlance, as “dependencies.”
The last page in each book lists a website or two to get more information on the animal highlighted in the book. It also lists places to visit to see the animal. Unfortunately for those of us in the states, most of these places are in the UK.
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In fact, according to the report, the Total Information Awareness program is not even the Total Information Awareness program anymore.
Because of this, the images are devoid of people, creating a strange, sterile environment where the machines rule over all. Cars are stopped midway through a paint inspection. Test dummies idly pass time before their next crash. Stacks of steel await the dies and presses that stamp them into panels. Time appears to stand still, which is Martin’s point. “I like to see this and other projects I have produced as a sort of point of resistance to the fast-paced, consumerist world we live in,” he says. “In making use of long exposures, I am looking to slow down time.”