Two creative technologists have created an oddly mesmerizing website that provides something approximating the overview effect, by drawing on the most mundane thing you might imagine: YouTube videos.
ARK Investment Management analyst Tasha Keeney and Fox News Headlines 24/7 anchor Bret Larson on Tesla’s impact on the auto industry and the future of autonomous vehicles.
5. Don’t Neglect the Point-of-Sale (POS) You’ll be surprised how many accounting solutions don’t offer POS integration. This is a huge issue, especially for brick-and-mortar businesses and restaurants conducting a bunch of small transactions across multiple locations.
Lines at the coffee shop are just one of the use cases that Sechrist and his co-founder Edward Sullivan have discovered since they launched Koozoo’s private beta earlier this year. The 100 or so people in the beta group have been using Koozoo streams to check the weather at the Marina Green (a notoriously foggy part of San Francisco), share views of their apartments with family, and witness the neighborhood celebrations that followed the San Francisco Giants winning the 2012 World Series.
Patrick Andrews, managing director of Break-Step Productions, a Cambridge-based consultancy, said he has developed a shape-recognition system called Foveola that closely mimics the human visual system.
The SEC extended the deadline for forms 3, 4 and 5 until 10 p.m., and they will still be considered filed the same day. Investors will not actually be able to see the forms online until the end of July as EDGAR undergoes technical changes.
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Alphabet Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and former Google Senior V.P. of Products Jonathan Rosenberg on companies pulling ads from Google and YouTube over extremist content, controlling extremism and fake news online and how the company’s business model boosts innovation.
This database would have to be free, readily available and totally transparent, visible to music fans and industry people alike, because the barrier to entry for startups to use the system would have to be zero. Open source software making use of the data set, available on the same website, might encourage services to use the numbers.
Security is tight at the construction site, which is fenced off from the throngs of tourists and shoppers milling about the busy intersection. Two guards are posted around the clock.
The company has a search under way for a new chief financial officer to succeed Decker, who will be assisting in this search. Decker will continue to serve as CFO in the interim. The new CFO and other corporate functions, including corporate development, legal affairs, human resources and corporate communications will report to Semel.
Intel announced it’s developing a Pentium 4 chip specifically for gamers and PC enthusiasts. The Pentium 4 Extreme Edition, which will run at 3.2 GHz, is expected to be available in one to two months. Intel also will focus on securing computing in both hardware and software – a necessity both to prevent hacker attacks and protect digital content such as movies and songs.
Dustin Hoffman’s character, Ben Braddock, gets one word of career advice from a neighbor in the classic movie, The Graduate: “Plastics.”
A compulsion is a repetitive behavior “aimed at preventing or reducing anxiety or distress, or preventing some dreaded event or situation,” according to the clinical definition. In a country as rancorously divided as the US, dread of either a Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton presidency is one of the reigning emotions of this election. If the FiveThirtyEight forecast shows the race leaning toward the candidate you support—right now it’s predicting Clinton as the overwhelming favorite—then you likely feel less fear. But compulsions are also “not connected in a realistic way with what they are designed to neutralize or prevent, or are clearly excessive.” Your candidate doesn’t stand a better chance of getting elected the more frequently you check poll aggregators’ forecasts. As I check the site for the fifth time today, I wonder: Where is the line between staying informed and practicing a kind of political magical thinking?