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Workers in affected IBM divisions have been given 30 days to decide whether to move to company-maintained office space that can be hundreds of miles away from their homes.
For example, it is easy to see that Hans Krebs—who identified the Krebs cycle in biology—was nominated 17 times, beginning in 1946 until he finally won the Nobel Prize in 1953. On the other hand, Bertrand Russell was nominated only once for the Literature Prize in 1950, and won it on his first nomination. Or that Neville Chamberlain was nominated multiple times for the Peace Prize on the eve of World War II (he did not win).
Nearly half of avid online consumers in America have purchased items from international retailers so far this year, up from about 43% last year, according to fresh survey data from package delivery giant UPS (NYSE:UPS). The majority of those international sales came from China, the U.K., Canada, and Japan. China’s e-commerce market is the biggest in the world with about $900 billion in sales last year – accounting for nearly half of all digital retail sales worldwide, according to eMarketer.
On Apple’s support website, iPhone 4 customers should be able to request a free bumper if they report experiencing attenuation. It’s an easy enough fix that’s been confirmed to alleviate the problem, for those who don’t mind wearing an ugly bumper.
Fuck you, guys. Go fuck yourselves. What other developer makes a fucking change to a game when a review (IGN’s in this case) has a good, valid point and is willing to open the fucking code up at the risk of more bugs to make the game better? Amazing.But hey, you guys are great, you guys rock. I hope Kotaku fucking puts your ass out of business, wanna be fucktards. And if you were actual journalists you would have read the motherfucking quote I posted on NEOGAF where I said because of the two bugs we needed to fix (not because I was afraid of the bargin bin) we had a window of opp. to fix the magnet problem.
Assholes…total fucking assholes.
Of course, too much security theater and our feeling of security becomes greater than the reality, which is also bad. And others – politicians, corporations and so on – can use security theater to make us feel more secure without doing the hard work of actually making us secure. That’s the usual way security theater is used, and why I so often malign it.
Space and exploration can be an exciting idea, especially to young people. How often growing up have we exclaimed that we wanted to be an astronaut? Yet despite the ending of the imminent mothballing of the Constellation program at NASA, there are still hundreds of career options available to people wishing to be involved and not just in manned space flight. Exploring those career options can net your child some cash and a trip to a NASA center by participating in the No Boundaries 2010 contest.
CLS declined to comment. CCIA president Ed Black said, “A good look at our website and history will show our strong independent streak amid a diverse membership.” CCIA’s relationship with CLS ended in August 2017.
“We all know big companies who are doing all this green stuff, and their lobbyists are trying to kill the carbon bill as quickly as they can,” says Mindy Lubber, president of Boston-based CERES, an association of environment-minded investors whose members have $10 trillion under management.
As with blogging and so many other things digital, music distribution could become a competition to see who posts things first. In a sense, music distribution would no longer be about space – it would be about time.
“In Iraq, you can’t be a general manager for 16 years continuously unless the regime is completely sure of you and you are serving the regime,” said Harif. “Your attitude, action, beliefs and thoughts must be absolutely compatible with the regime.”
Looks like Jakob Nielson needs to write another book.
But for teens and adults, the only redeeming quality is the story, which is excellent but often disrupted by the gameplay. The pacing is slow and the puzzles easy and dull. It’s a shame really; I had hopes for this game when I played the first two episodes. But the rest of the game is not that good.
According to Levin, AOL Time Warner was able to fare better than most in the market meltdown because most of its customers are “habitual users.” That is, they pay monthly fees for its cable or Internet service, and aren’t likely to stop sending in checks just because the economy is in the tank.
But some who have attempted to keep their programs patched ran into problems earlier this week after applying a critical patch for Windows 2000. The patch made it impossible to reboot their computers.
CERT noted in its Code Red advisory that “Different organizations who have analyzed ‘Code Red’ have reached different conclusions about the behavior of infected machines when their system clocks roll over to the next month.”
And, yes, you read that right: the yurt is provisioned with electric heat and lighting, as well as a gas barbecue. Heck, there were even heated washrooms and showers where we were (the Pinery), making this all a very civilized experience. The whole thing was an extreme contrast to the minimalistic conditions of our usual canoe camping trips or back-country hiking experiences.
John van der Lingen, an administrator for the Amsterdam-based Web firm that hosts the site, www.j-roen.net, said the site had received a record number of visitors in the past two days as media from around the world have reported on the satirical contribution to the war effort.
If Evan is traveling by car or motorcycle, there are only three easy ways (other than cell pinging, which unfortunately we’re not allowed to do under Wired’s rules) to track him down. One: Look for speeding or parking tickets. Two: Has he gotten gas or other auto-related services with a credit card? Three: Has he paid for a toll with a toll tag or similar [device] – or not paid a toll and gotten a ticket?
I’m not going to try and explain all the details of seismic velocity studies here – firstly, the details of it are beyond my expertise and, secondly, that’s not really the point. The P-wave velocity structure data shown above is what it is. Interpret it.
Roughly five years later, Larson-Green found herself in the potentially embarrassing situation of giving a frank assessment of the weaknesses and strengths of software code compilers made by Microsoft, along with those made by Microsoft rival Borland, to a room that turned out to be dotted with Microsoft staffers. But the Microsofties were impressed, and soon roped Larson-Green into a gig helping to oversee the development of Microsoft’s Visual C++ – just the sort of software development tool she had critiqued.
Given the state of video publishing on the web, tools like Miro’s are becoming increasingly important. If you’re putting your own videos on your website using HTML5 to embed the files directly into the page, you have to publish in several different formats. Safari and Chrome users can view H.264 – same with iPad, iPhone and iPod users. But Firefox and Opera can only handle Ogg Theora video. IE users, for now at least, can’t view natively embedded video, so you’ll need Flash as well.
Behar and Collins both apologized for their comments on the show Wednesday, as well as on Twitter—
Verma (right) reasoned that if his language processor could understand tweets, with all the abbreviations and less-than-stellar grammar, it could do a much better job of looking at any piece of writing, and more precisely ferreting out the news and information that’s most interesting to an individual reader’s tastes.
Here’s a mad-cap whirlwind tour of various people, comics, and stuff I encountered at Stumptown Comics Fest.
Still, Gupta, Wu, and Forde all maintain they’re not running as cheerleaders of the industry. They’re running because the industry has amassed a new and unprecedented kind of power that elected leaders in Washington haven’t quite figured out how to handle.
If Your Kid Eats This Book, Everything Will Still Be Okay: How to Know if Your Child’s Injury or Illness is Really an Emergency (phew! hereafter referred to as “this book”) was written by Lara Zibners, M.D. She is board certified in both general pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine. She is also an author (obviously) and a speaker. Visit her website to get additional information on her, or read her Q&A for additional advice. You can even follow her on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. She even includes photos of swaddlings gone wrong!
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is currently embroiled in another high-profile case against Napster Inc., which provides as song-swap service the music industry alleges is a haven for piracy.
Or you’re on some hours-long road patrol with the military. You’ve long ago given up hope that anything’s going to happen, so you’ve tucked away your cameras to protect them from the sand and heat. Then the rebels fire a few shots at your vehicles and the troops fly into action, accelerating, dodging, shouting at each other, shooting back.
It’s all over in seconds – but what seconds they were! You had just enough time to grab your N95, shoot some shaky video with Qik and send it, via GSM multimedia message, to your blog, where all the world can see just how sudden and chaotic war can be.
BT is calling the trial a test case whose outcome will determine whether it can commercialize a potentially lucrative patent. If successful, BT intends to go after other American Internet service providers, the lone jurisdiction governed by the patent.
The Virginia-based company said that the research contract from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, known as DARPA, was for IPIX (IPIX) to research and build the camera to be used in aerial surveillance.
Wiseguy often obtained so many premium tickets for an event that it was the leading source for the best tickets to some of the most popular venues, according to prosecutors. They purchased tickets to Miley Cyrus, Barbra Streisand, Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen concerts, as well as tickets to the Rose Bowl football game in 2006 and the 2007 Major League Baseball playoffs at Yankee Stadium.
A screenshot of the new preference appeared Saturday on an independent Chronic Productions blog, which is also a part of iPhone-hacking Chronic Dev website. It was accompanied by code references that support the screenshot from the latest firmware.
The money will be used to support research programs in biotechnology and information technology.
Airbnb says the Tennessee law was the work of “state lawmakers who care deeply about this issue and worked to organize a broad coalition of supporters—including the business, technology, property rights, and home sharing communities.” Sexton did not return a request for comment.