The robot on the computer monitor stands about 30 centimetre tall. For visual-effects wizard Hal Hickel, the mission was simple: Make audiences believe the metallic creature was real and soared to a height of 75 metres
After years of hope, stalled efforts and studio frustration, Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas watched a long-held dream come to fruition in a sudden digital rush. “There were a few minutes of nothing happening,” he says.
Alex Galvin obviously likes tricky puzzles.
James Phung saw Phone Booth before you did.
The best thing about cloud computing is that word: cloud. Telling consumers their data is in the cloud is like telling a kid his dog has gone to doggie heaven.
Eguchi Aimi is your typical Japanese pop star: perfect skin, high-pitched girlish voice, lithe figure, and a team of computer designers, photographers, and other pop stars artificially constructing her every movement. You read that correctly.
Which is scarier, the noise or the silence?
It seems hopeless. How can the newspaper industry survive the Internet?
In September 1919, the year after the end of World War I, a German captain named Karl Mayr, who ran a propaganda unit in charge of educating demobilized soldiers in nationalism and scapegoating, received an inquiry from a soldier named Adolf Gemlich about the army’s position on “the Jewish question.” Mayr tasked a young subordinate named Adolf Hitler to answer. The resulting Gemlich letter, as it is known to historians, is believed to be the first record of Hitler’s anti-Semitic beliefs and has been an important document in Holocaust studies for decades.
Manhattan Businessman Richard Perl, 29, has a morning ritual. After dressing, he drops a small crystal into his pocket to enhance his concentration and aid + him in contract negotiations during his workday.