Adbusters has raised about $10,000 in donations for a 30-second spot during CNN’s Moneyline with Lou Dobbs, the only show that accepted the ad.
All are trying to address in one way or another an emerging trend of making the web less disjointed and more democratized – a richer, more organized forum for gathering and sharing information. These companies, and many others, are all part of a growing industry specializing in what Forrester Research analyst Charlene Li calls “social media.”
But the council, which officially considers such work to be “cloning for biomedical research,” demanded a public apology from Stanford for “obfuscating the nature of such research” and mischaracterizing the council’s position.
“Our relationship with dot-edu has essentially been that of a custodian who’s providing custodial services for free,” said Roger Cochetti, senior vice president for policy at VeriSign. “To whatever extent dot-edu is expanded to serve community colleges, we’re absolutely delighted.”
We’re now in to the second full week of school and she’s settling in nicely, but as soon as the first Wednesday (our old play day) came around, she was all tearful and didn’t want to go as she wanted “to do something with you today, Daddy.”
Visitors can then wander through the museum’s Cyberdiner, a ’50s-style eatery with internet-connected computers that allow visitors to browse Hormel’s official Spam website, which is packed with Spam history and trivia. (Take notes here, folks, because there actually will be a test later.)
“Most of my friends have at least a few ROMs kicking around on their PCs,” said Mark Slevinsky, a student at the University of Calgary, in an e-mail.
He tells me this during a phone call from his car, a black Tesla Model S that’s winding its way through the mountains above Salt Lake City, on its way to Byrne’s home in the Utah ski country. Byrne is the CEO and chairman of Salt Lake’s Overstock.com, one of the world’s largest online retailers with more than $1.3 billion a year in sales, and he’s about to place an enormous bet on bitcoin, the digital currency that exists only on the internet.
“There’s always a placebo effect,” says Will Carroll, who covers injuries for Baseball Prospectus and wrote The Juice. “The question is, ‘How much do you want to pay for it?’ A titanium necklace is probably just as good as a friendship bracelet that your daughter makes for you.”
Starting Wednesday morning, he’ll be on the streets of Chicago, Illinois, 24 hours a day – except for bathroom breaks – until approximately one book has been sold in honor of each victim.
I really enjoy using Nike+. Unfortunately, two things happened that curbed my enthusiasm. First of all, the first sensor I bought didn’t last 8 weeks before it kicked the bucket. I’m not completely sure why. Instead of fighting with the retailer, I just cashed in some Amazon Associates money for a new one and it’s lasted me 10 months so far. Secondly, this past summer the Nike+ website has been plagued with problems that drove away many users, in favor of other popular fitness tracking apps, such as dailymile, RunKeeper and MapMyFitness, the latter of which I reviewed last February.
“What we’re looking for is to put a buck in and get $20 out in 4, 5, 6
years,” Reichert said. “It takes one or two winners like that to get more people looking at it. If you guys can come up with a wave of innovation that is investable at that level, then everybody will flock into space.”
“Under the government’s proposed interpretation of the CFAA, posting for sale an item prohibited by Craigslist’s policy or describing yourself as ‘tall, dark and handsome,’ when you are actually short and homely will earn you a handsome orange jumpsuit,” the court ruled, adding in a footnote that the government’s interpretation of the law opens employees up to arrest, not merely dismissal, for playing Farmville at work.
The researchers say they designed software capable of modifying all records, audit logs and counters kept by the voting machine, ensuring that a careful forensic examination would find nothing wrong.
Shapiro, who is no de-extinctionist, sees value in an ambitious goal that unifies scientific disciplines. As Novak strategizes decades into the future, Shapiro still plans to focus on the more down-to-earth population genetics work that has been the focus of her lab. Revive and Restore will pay Novak’s salary while he works with Shapiro, but the project is not supporting her research financially. “I’m thrilled to be along for the ride,” she said. “I will do what I can to bring some enthusiasm and hopefully also some sanity to the problem.”
And a lot of money. Perminov’s take? It’s worth the investment. ”People’s lives are at stake,” he said. “We should pay several hundred million dollars and build a system that would allow to prevent a collision, rather than sit and wait for it to happen and kill hundreds of thousands of people.”
23andMe agrees to provide advance
notice via email and prominent notice on the website of such a transfer,
as well as to require an acquiring company or merger agreement to
uphold the material terms of this privacy statement, including honoring
requests for account deletion. Notably, although in other situations
involving the potential transfer of private data (for instance, for
research purposes) 23andMe repeatedly emphasizes that consent will be
required before third parties receive access to personal information,
that requirement is absent from the Business Transitions provision.
In addition, the requirement that an acquirer uphold the privacy statement
applies only to the material terms of the privacy agreement – leaving
open the question whether any particular provision of the privacy agreement
“Amazon’s commitment to be a successful fashion retailer is already way beyond the testing phase,” says Goldberg.
A new online project called Make Your Franklin calls on artists and designers to put their own creative stamp on the $100 bill.
Police sent text messages to mobile phone users asking them to stay off the roads as drainage systems were choked in several areas and fallen trees blocked roads.