After sitting in my parked car for almost an hour, staring at the crushed coffee cups and crumpled newspapers on the floor, I finally work up some nerve. The plan is to rendezvous with a dealer I’m told is the main supply line for the space trade at Izmailovo. I’ve come to get myself a little souvenir.
Harvey Silverglate, an ACLU board member, said Wednesday that the group’s attorneys will try to block any attempt by the Curleys to get NAMBLA’s membership lists, or other materials identifying members.
To see how Cortés created the code behind the rose, be sure to visit his blog which offers a very thorough tutorial explaining how and why the code works. There’s also a great write-up on Cortés’ previous JS1K effort, a 3-D Christmas tree. Also be sure to check out the other submissions to this year’s JS1K contest on the JS1K website.
Where to start? The website promoting this bedside gun mount is the most entertaining thing I have read all day. The product itself is a $40 rack which slides under the mattress, keeping a shotgun within easy reach in case of intruders. The site, however, should be left to speak for itself:
“We going right into the heart of Amazon’s mainline business,” says Bill Hilf, the general manager of Microsoft’s cloud operation.
Illustration of an Apple tablet: Photo Giddy/Flickr
Jackson, whose six-month house arrest ends this month, recently met with Wired.com for his first in-depth interview since pleading guilty last year to money laundering-related crimes, and to operating an unlicensed money transmitting service. His tale is one of countless upstarts and entrepreneurs who approached the internet with big dreams, only to be chastened by sobering realities. But his rise and fall also offers a unique glimpse at the web’s frontier halcyon days, and the wilderness landscape that still covers much of the unregulated and un-policed web, where fraud artists prospect for riches alongside pioneers, and sometimes stake, and win, a claim on their territory.
• Monitoring the home is refined. Just as security companies monitor the perimeter of a home, more-vertical monitoring systems will track most aspects of daily life. The home (and the rest of daily life, ala Minority Report) will become a series of soundstages. So the desktop will expand to the countertop, the fridge top and the bath top.
Tuteja said TD Ameritrade believes that while bots are useful at providing some customer service, a human element will always be required in financial services.
I didn’t break into the bears’ house, but I tried three different fitness monitoring devices this year and found the one that was just right.
In each of the covers, John hid codes and riddles for fans to find and solve within the art. These are the Top Cow Witchblade Cover Artifacts. Solve the puzzle to get the clue and get unlock bonus content, including wallpaper, behind-the-scenes art, and more on their website.
The boycotts also helped fuel media outrage over CAPPS II. Scannell was quick to provide when reporters were looking for a quote (and a lot of times, when they weren’t). After his efforts against Delta, JetBlue and the like, John Gilmore, the former Sun Microsystems designer turned privacy activist, put Scannell on the payroll to hype freedom-of-travel cases. Scannell is currently in Alaska on Gilmore’s dime, helping citizens there with their suit against the government over CAPPS II.