Darren Orf / Gizmodo:Skype Translator hands-on: fairly accurate speech recognition, but translation needs work — Skype Translator Hands-On: Close But No Babel Fish — When Skype announced its real-time translation
Jonathan Mahler / New York Times:YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki encourages experimenting with professional content and new business models, like subscription-based Music Key, to grow revenues — YouTubes Chief, Hitting a
Bill Schrier / GeekWire:Seattle Police Department holds hackathon centered on tech for redacting videos recorded by officers from dashcams and body-worn cameras — Inside the Seattle Police hackathon: A substantial
Caleb Garling / Matter:After TaskRabbits abrupt pivot this summer, workers and employers remain angry and frustrated — Hunting Task Wabbits — Everybodys crazy mad with TaskRabbit—but the startup that launched the sharing economy really doesnt
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:Verizon to FCC: You cant stop Netflix-like interconnection payments — Verizon told the Federal Communications Commission yesterday that it has no right to regulate paid interconnection deals like the ones Netflix
Quentin Hardy / New York Times:Over half the chips Intel will sell to public clouds in 2015 will have custom designs — Intel Betting on (Customized) Commodity Chips for Cloud Computing — Cheap, mass-produced semiconductors
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:Cable industry group explains why its so afraid the FCC will regulate ISPs like utilities — Making the Internet a utility—whats the worst that could happen? — There seems to be
Tumbling U.S. oil markets hit an important and obscure milestone on Thursday, closin for the first time at a price that could trigger a $5.3 billion, two-year tax break for North Dakota oil drillers as soon as next summer.Under a
The Republican party in San Antonio has called for the repeal of “pro-homosexual” laws.A resolution to be discussed by the executive committee of the Bexar County Republican Party launches a direct attack on the city’s equal rights ordinance, which provides
According to Ecclesiastes, “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose.” For me, today, that means a time to seek justice and a time to mourn the dead. More Race Concerns Americans More Than It
For me, The Season starts out sometime in October when the leaves change, the first sign that the year is coming to an end. And on the 31st of October we remember the dead.It is the beginning time for reflection,
A fairy doll that has a female body with male genitalia has sparked outrage in Argentina.The toy came to note after a mother shared pictures of it on Facebook, after her three-year-old was playing with it.In addition to having long
North Korea sent a sharp warning last month, threatening further nuclear tests after the U.N. General Assemblys human rights committee voted to move the issue toward the Security Council, which can take binding actions on matters of international peace and
Since January, Hillary Rodham Clinton has seen the percentage of Democrats and Democratic leaning independents who would vote for her in a primary or caucus drop by 10 points, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
The warning came just moments too late: A man who had shot his ex-girlfriend a few hours earlier had traveled to New York City and vowed online to shoot two pigs in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric
Two New York City Cops Shot Execution Style in Revenge Attack for Eric Garner Two NYC police officers were assassinated Saturday afternoon as they sat in their police car in Brooklyn, NY. Without any warning, a gunman shot dead officers
They manufacture stock clubs based on average static measurements, like height and wrist to floor. Problem is, fittings need to be done dynamically, because what really matters is how the club is brought down at impact.
Does anyone know if there is a large online library of scanned woodcut typefaces to download as high res TIFFs? Dont know about complete fonts, but Dover Publications publishes books of copyright-free decorative letters. Some may be from woodcuts.
I am a young hospitalist who is 16 months into my role at an urban academic medical center. Unlike many of my more-senior colleagues who found their way to hospital medicine by circumstance, luck, or as a second-career path, I
An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan on Saturday issued non-bailable arrest warrants against eight persons, including Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah, for the brazen militant assault on Karachi airport in June. An anti-terrorism court in Karachi issued the arrest warrants against
To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Cell death is a crucial process during development, homeostasis and immune regulation of multicellular organisms, and its dysregulation
The San Francisco District Attorneys office charged a sheriffs deputy on Friday for allegedly attacking a hospital patient and covering it up with a false police report, according to officials and local media. District Attorney George Gascon said in a
This morning I was driving west on Bertona between 37th and 38th, Saw a prius with its side airbags deployed sitting outside that house in the back ground, and this audi was sitting where it is in the photo, I
Police say two more people have been arrested in connection with the attack on two police lieutenants on the Brooklyn Bridge. Police say they conducted a search warrant before arresting one person on Friday morning.
A Philadelphia-area couple charged in the torture death of the womans 3-year-old son will head to trial after waiving their preliminary hearings. Jillian Tait and Gary Lee Fellenbaum III are accused of shopping, napping and eating pizza as the boy
A Pennsylvania mother and father accused of letting their 9-year-old disabled son starve to death last summer entered pleas of not guilty on Thursday. Jarrod Tutko, 38, and Kimberly Tutko, 39, appeared in shackles for their arraignment in the Dauphin
Antonio De la Cruz, 19, has been arrested and charged with the Dec. 10 murder of Christian Eduardo Cardoza, 35, who was shot in the parking lot of a Stafford Walmart while his family looked on. Antonio De la Cruz,
To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. The absence of teeth or edentulism has evolved on multiple occasions within vertebrates, including birds, turtles, and a
He is truly my hero, the wife of Patrick Crawford, 35, said late Wednesday after he underwent surgery for two gunshot wounds. An unknown assailant attacked the KCEN-TV meteorologist at the stations parking lot as he got into his Mustang
Step One: Go watch forty seconds of this sketch from the MST3k episode The Mole People. Step Two: Go below the fold. Servo: You wanna get busy, Mike? Were in charge of the bake sale for Lawgiver Days.Mike: Well, I
Neil Gaiman talks about writing Good Omens - Terry Pratchett and I met in February 1985, in a Chinese restaurant. I was a young journalist. He was a former journalist and Electricity Board PR, and a writer who had just
At 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving, James Galdo and his 22-year-old son made their annual trip to a Hess (HES) gas station on New Yorks Long Island to buy the oil companys latest holiday toy truck. It marked the end of
Small Talk What We Talk About When We Talk About The WeatherFor some tips, try Barbara Walters How to Talk With Practically Anybody About Practically Anything, via Brain Pickingsor is small talk obfuscation and evasion?
An Argentina court has recognised an Orangutang as non-human person: This opens the way not only for other Great Apes, but also for other sentient beings which are unfairly and arbitrarily deprived of their liberty in zoos, circuses, water parks
Redditor CSMastermind composes an epic timeline of the Sony information breach. Well sourced, and in laymans terms. George Clooney is apparently the only person working with or for Sony that understand information security
Creedence Clearwater Revival performing Born on the Bayou at Woodstock, 1969. Frontman John Fogerty, dissatisfied with the groups performance, famously prevented it from being included in the subsequent film or soundtrack album. But this, the opening number of their set,
Though there were manufacturers in several parts of the United States, the great preponderance of commercially-made aluminum trees were created by the Aluminum Specialty Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin. When their Evergleam line debuted in 1959, many embraced the shiny trees
Thats what she said is not only a much-used catchphrase in The Office (US edition), but also a blog about episodes of the US edition of the show from the point of view of HR litigation, starting with season 3.
Bye Bye Jane; RIP Jane Bown died today aged 89.Her portrait of Beckett is legendary.The Observer ( Guardian on Sunday )editor, John Mulholland, called her part of the Observers DNA.Obituaries: Guardian and Telegraph.A brief look at her life in photography.She
Jean Reniors The Little Match Girl (La petite marchande dallumettes) with Catherine Hessling. 1928 (31 Minutes) Silent movie with music and translated intertitles. Original Hans Christian Andersen story included under the video.
For the first time since 2011, two NYPD officers have been killed in the line of duty; PO Wenjian Liu and PO Rafael Ramos were shot, execution style, while sitting in their patrol car yesterday afternoon in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section
D-Day to Germany, 1944. Color home movies by Allied pool reporter Jack Lieb. There is little to no combat, its all behind the lines offering a different perspective from total war. Some famous actors and writers appear. The best part