Get to know, Maryland: Confederate troops
MLive.comGet to know, Maryland: Confederate troops and the legend of the 'Old South Ball'MLive.comHeisman Trophy winners: 0. Notable alumni: Jim Henson, Sergey Brin (Google co-founder), Larry David, Kevin Plank (founder of Under Armor), Connie Chung, Carl Bernstein, Gayle King (you know, Oprah's Gayle King). Random fact: The nickname Terrapins ...
Posted on 22 November 2014 | 7:05 am
Stack Overflow: It's the End of the World as
Stack Overflow: It's the End of the World as We Know It…GeekDad (blog)For a great fictional treatment of this Scatter, Adapt, and Remember strategy, I recommend David Brin's Existence , a fairly sizable tome. It's a sci-fi story about first contact with an alien artifact—but it's also a wide-ranging tale that touches on ...
Posted on 22 November 2014 | 6:27 am
T-shirt-toting Brooklynite is property
Finance and CommerceT-shirt-toting Brooklynite is property 'wizard'Finance and CommerceA red accordion folder that David Werner brings when he's negotiating a property deal contains two T-shirts. One, with a frowny face, says “Free ... He runs his business under the name David Werner Real Estate from a 5,000- square-foot (465-square ...
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 3:02 pm
David Winters Reduces Position in Google in
GuruFocus.comDavid Winters Reduces Position in Google in Q3GuruFocus.comThe move allowed founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin to retain more control since Google will mainly issue the Class C shares. Google's gross and operating margins have been decreasing over the past three years. In FY 2013, gross margin was 56.78%, ...
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 7:25 am
Reading With Mad Max: 7 of the Finest
Huffington PostReading With Mad Max: 7 of the Finest Apocalyptic NovelsHuffington PostThe Drive-In, Joe R. Lansdale A novel of Texas teenage angst with a drive-in movie theater, a comet, popcorn, and cannibalism. Think Under the Dome meets The Outsiders. The Postman, David Brin A superb post-apocalyptic novel where the main character ...and more »
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 6:10 am
White House hack just the beginning: experts
Hackers recently breached an unclassified computer network used by President Barack Obama's senior staff, a White House official said Tuesday night, as experts predict we're around a decade away from an attack that causes "widespread harm to a nation's security".
Posted on 29 October 2014 | 2:30 pm
Stack Overflow: It’s the End of the World
For a great fictional treatment of this Scatter, Adapt, and Remember strategy, I recommend David Brin’s Existence, a fairly sizable tome. It’s a sci-fi story about first contact with an alien artifact—but it’s also a wide-ranging tale that touches ...
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 10:23 pm
Reading With Mad Max: 7 of the Finest
The Postman, David Brin A superb post-apocalyptic novel where the main character dons a postal uniform and wanders into a town, bringing hope by being mistaken for a sign of the rebuilding USA. Ethan Reid's new novel, the apocalyptic thriller, The Undying ...
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 9:59 pm
The U.S. election: a sea-change for the GOP?
A notion has spread -- foisted not just by cable news, but all media -- that the recent U.S. mid-term elections manifested some kind of tidal surge favoring Republican Party policies. Alas, the most disturbing thing about that meme is how pathetically easy ...
Posted on 16 November 2014 | 11:00 am
Is Artificial Intelligence Really More
The likes of Stephen Hawking and James Barret say it could be the beginning of the end, while the likes of Mark Humphreys and David Brin feel that the concern over AI technology is unwarranted. Humphreys contends that we do not need to worry, because ...
Posted on 14 November 2014 | 6:00 am
From Science & Aliens to Google Glasses-
The ‘Nifty Fifty (times 4)’, a program of Science Spark, presented by InfoComm International, are a group of 200 noted science and engineering professionals who will fan out across the Washington, D.C. area in the 2014-2015 school year to speak about ...
Posted on 26 August 2014 | 2:17 am