Tuesday Google released their new Google Building Maker on Google Earth. Their press release states, “Today, we’re launching Google Building Maker, a new way to create geo-located 3D models of buildings for Google Earth. Building Maker is a tool designed to make it possible for anyone with a web-browser to make high quality, photo-textured 3D [...]
Randy Pausch Born October 23, 1960, Randy Pausch grew up in Columbia, Maryland before beginning his all too short computer engineering career at Brown University. After earning his bachelor’s degree from Brown University, Randy went on to get his PhD from Carnegie Mellon University. He then went on to teach computer engineering at several universities [...]
An article from Cnet News, Stephanie Condon wrote a piece about a student who is in a battle with Newton District Court over the seizure of his computer, iPod, and cellphone.
Recession is hitting everywhere hard. The nineties tech boom is over. Silicone Alley reports about tech companies, “How badly has the economy whacked their business around the last three months? As you can see, Wall Street expects most companies to grow revenues much slower this year than last — and many to report that sales [...]
So i spent the last 2 quarters learning how to tweek layouts and dealing ie6/mozilla differences. Thank god for css3. CSS3.info writer Peter Gasston: “The CSS Working Group had a face-to-face meeting in Tokyo last month and made a series of resolutions (which can be found on their blog). Most are fine technical points, but [...]
President Obama is trying to talk directly to the American people these days, making the case for his ambitious agenda in forums as varied as Jay Leno’s late-night television show and a news conference on Tuesday. Now Mr. Obama will have a chance at even more direct engagement, in what the White House is billing as the first Internet video news conference by an American president.
Andrea James reported on blog.seattlepi.com: “A 25-year-old German graduate student who goes only by Nils has hacked Internet Explorer 8, along with Safari and Firefox, at CanSecWest’s hacking competition. CanSecWest is a security conference that is being held at the Sheraton Wall Centre hotel in downtown Vancouver, B.C. Microsoft is one of 16 listed sponsors. [...]
Newsvine-Dr. Know The copyright issue came to the front with Victor Hugo. In 1886 his International Association of Literary Artists addressed the issue. The Berne Convention was adopted by many countries (but not the United States). It simply stated that once any effort was ‘fixed’ (completed) the author automatically had all copyrights to the product. [...]
Many facebookers wondered about the login message concerning the TOS relaunch. For the whole story go here http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/02/18/consumeristcom-sparks-privacy-debate-on-facebook/
On October 7, 2008, Craig Mundie, chief research and strategy officer at Microsoft Corp., announced plans for The Games for Learning Institute. G4LI Steven Feiner, Columbia University Mary Flanagan, Dartmouth Bruce Homer, City University of New York Katherine Isbister, Polytechnic University at New York University Charles Kinzer, Teacher’s College Colleen Macklin, Parsons Catherine Milne, New [...]