As an MC, I offer weapons-grade charm, thorough preparation, a sense of occasion and heartfelt understanding of the work of events organisers (I used to be one). But I do cost money. So why book an MC? Because otherwise, toothpaste pizza.
Professional wildlife photographer, Tom Mason, weighs up the pros and cons of DSLR and mirrorless cameras for photographing wildlife.
As shown in the previous blog post, Jenkins enables you to write your own pipeline code, which can be shared among all pipelines in your Jenkins instance. This post is part of a Series in which I elaborate on my best practices for running Jenkins at scale which might benefit Agile teams and CI/CD efforts. […]
By Jon Dougherty There could be no better example of liberal Democrat hypocrisy than what is playing out in San Francisco, America’s center of gravity when it comes to Left-wing politics. It seems that some tech billionaires got together and decided to virtue signal on a grand scale: They want to help the city build […]
Recently a tech-savvy friend* blurted out her frustration over an equipment glitch. Overhearing the outburst, I calmly suggested that maybe an alternative might/perhaps/perchance/conceivably be tried. Note my caution indicated by those underlined words, a caution expressed because this friend is not known to be patient with non-tech savvy people such as myself. Although my suggestion […]
Realistic recording that represents the sound of live performance: What makes it sound realistic? The vocals and pure sounds of the guitar not being altered by any reverb or extra studio effects. Allows this live recording to sound realistic, every sound down to the strum of the guitar was visibly heard through the taped recording. […]
© 1996-2015 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY. © 2018 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PARTNERS, LLC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. National Geographic (2018). Funny Fill-In Rockstar. Retrieved from https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/games/more-games/funny-fill-in-rock-star/ Genre: Educational/Language Arts Grade Level: 3-5 Similar to the classic “Mad Libs”, players must fill in words of their choice in certain language categories (adjective, noun, verb, etc). When finished, the game generates […]
An opening statement by roundtable moderator, E. Kristin Anderson: Last year, shortly before Christmas, a plagiarism scandal hit the small press poetry community hard when Rachel McKibbens, author of several collections and chapbooks including blud (Copper Canyon 2018) revealed on Twitter that a poem that had directly lifted lines of hers from blud had been […]
Anton Shilov, AnandTech, Apr. 2019, Sony Develops 16K Display: A 783-Inch Crystal LED Screen, here. The only hardware we (Joe and Suzy Sixpack) will spend incremental tech dollars on will be screens and bandwidth. I might spend some additional USD on GPUs for a while to do /lib – everything else goes to the cloud. […]
Graduation season is upon the Texas Tech University community, and many prospective graduates are looking to have the quintessential graduation experience in late May. But with all the separate expenses that go into that – many wonder exactly what that experience costs. A graduate fixes their mortarboard Mandy Wiley, director of affinity merchandise for the […]
Billy Zane didn’t get to see the Titanic wreck from a submarine, although he was invited. He remembers being excited when first invited — “Yeah! I’m going two miles down!” — although he’s “not good” with heights and elevators. It turned out that they had too many people for the sub, though. “When they finally […]
Darrell Etherington, tech crunch, 2014, Amazon Puts image Recognition Into Its Main IOS App, here. So take a picture of a book cover with your phone then Amazon will return the ISBN of the physical book. This code is on my iPhone for the last year or two. I use it and it works. All […]
Nostalgia is a feeling a lot of people can identify with, but what is the science and strategy behind it? Nostalgia is a feeling originally coined by Swiss physician, Johannes Hofer, as “return pain.” He classified nostalgia as a neurological disease characterized by adverse psychological and physiological symptoms. These symptoms include irregular heartbeat, […]