IndustryTracking the players in the ever growing energy and environmental world. The Obama administration is announcingnew rules today aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants the chief culprit behind global warming. By 30 percent (from their 2005 levels) by 2030.
While old school pop ups are rare nowadays, there are plenty of ways that advertisers still hold us hostage for content. There are “prestitial” ads that block the whole screen as a website loads, forcing you to wait 15 seconds before clicking “continue to site.” There are “interstitial” ads that display after you visit the site. Some preloading ads on videos can be skipped after five seconds, others can’t (has 30 seconds ever felt so long?).
There is a rule of thumb let’s call it a law that all innovations have at least one unintended consequence. These consequences can be good, bad or entirely neutral but the point is they are unforeseen. Given we are now a global human society where innovations spread like wildfire and impacts include altering Earth’s life support system a greater degree of thought towards unintended consequences is probably in order..
His contributions to the field, and service on the boards of nearly every technical academy and association in the country, have earned him the respect and awe of his colleagues, along with the position of Technical Fellow and Managing Director of Microsoft Research. Dr. Horvitz talks about the goal of artificial intelligence, his vision for our collaborative future with machines, what we can learn from the Wright brothers, and how a short stint of “six months, maximum” became an illustrious and, in his words, joyful, 25 year career at Microsoft Research Continue reading and Our Future With Machines with Dr..
As of today, no one can be sure of the immediate effects of the treaty. It is clear that the nine nuclear weapons powers will not sign the treaty. They have boycott the negotiations. Full disclosure: I submitted this same TIL a couple years ago and was delighted that lots of people found it interesting. Baby Huey album is on frequent rotation in my household, and I thought there might be folks who appreciate this TIL who never saw the original post a while back. Enjoy!.
So unless you have a lot of money in a savings account. It may cost you anywhere from $75. To $200 out of your own pocket to cover the expenses.. Italy wasn’t a single nation until about 150 years ago, and there are some really fascinating regions that remain distinct. A case in point: the cultural, artistic and linguistic traditions that ground Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino (CSG), who come from Salento, on Italy’s “boot heel” in Salento, Puglia. Much of their music is based on the taranta (also known as pizzica), a dance rooted in ancient local trance ritual..