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And sometime after 2016 there will be no actual Olympic games, the events will be digitally created with medal winners selected at random… NBC Response: An NBC Sports spokesperson says U.S. viewers were informed of the manipulation. Commentators Matt Lauer and Bob Costas said the fireworks were a digital effect. From the opening ceremony transcript [...]
I long ago stopped watching IPOs but A123 Systems is going to be one to watch. The company makes advanced lithium ion batteries that are primarily targeted to the transportation market and as you can imagine this has been a hot growth market. A123 alone went from less than $1m in revenue in 2005 to [...]
There are a couple of events each year that I really look forward to, Defrag is one of them. I’m moderating a really cool panel on “fixing information channels” this year that will look at how the explosion of communication channels is causing profound change in the way we communicate as groups and peer-to-peer. Also, [...]
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Here’s an extra Olympics widget we put out with Tribune Media, it features scheduling details for the events coverage. The standard formatting note applies, when you install this widget on your blog, start page or social network, it will resize down to fit the space available.
Cuz talking and writin good iz harderer that learnin how two do it. Fed up with his students’ complete inability to spell common English correctly, a British academic has suggested it may be time to accept “variant spellings” as legitimate. [From Spelling truely atrosious, says academic | Oddly Enough | Reuters]