Dwight Black

Dwight Black

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p Did you watch all four hours of Twin Peaks: The Return that became available yesterday?Is your brain still rattling around in your skull like mine is?It was violent, it was completely bizarre, and there was a lot of coffee drinking.Anyone tuning in expecting the show to pick up exactly where it left off in 1991 was probably disappointed, or at least confused.Here, we learn that Cooper went missing soon after he returned from that strange place, though we soon see there are multiple Dales roaming about.First, there is the black-suited FBI man we all remember, who is still trapped in the Lodge with its backward-speaking inhabitants (including Laura Palmer herself, and a strange talking tree-creature that represents the One-Armed Man’s severed arm).
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p Facebook has already announced that its AR camera effects platform will be coming to Live, an announcement today brings a couple of other changes to the platform surrounding social interactions in Live: Live Chat with Friends and Live With.Comment streams on popular Live videos are a bit overwhelming at the moment, there’s a pretty torrential outpour of similar reactions to when something happens on video.Facebook says that there are actually ten times as many comments on Live vides as there are on regular recorded videos.Ultimately, Facebook wants to help you sift through the visual spam and have more meaningful interactions on these videos, which is why they’re adding a feature that lets you easily live chat with friends inside Live videos.When you create a private chatroom, you’ll have the option of inviting new people or just finding out who among your friends is already watching and toss them into a private room.It’s a way for Facebook to dial-in the wide-reaching Live platform and make it more personal for users.
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p Apple Pay users in the UK now benefit from limitless payments at the majority of contactless-enabled terminals, the company says.Until recently, users had been restricted to purchases of £30 and under at most vendors across the country.However, with companies like Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Nando’s and Pizza Express dropping the limit, Apple has reached a tipping point for its service, which arrived in the UK in 2015.“We think the majority of the contactless terminals [in the UK] are now limitless,” said Jennifer Bailey, who heads up Apple’s payments business (via Telegraph).Apple says use of the iPhone and Apple Watch-based platform has grown by a whopping 300% in the UK, during the last year alone.Given Apple Pay offers additional security through a fingerprint sensor, it could be preferable to contactless debit cards, which don’t require a pin number for small transactions.
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I would like to learn more about branding and was wondering if you guys have any good books you would suggest?I majored in marketing and have a bachelors degree in international marketing.My program gave me a pretty basic understanding of branding and I would love to learn more.I have been approached by an old classmate that is starting a business focused on helping small business with their marketing and asked me to join his team.He knows that I have always been more interested in the strategic side of marketing and wanted me to be in charge of branding.Since I'm a novice I really want to learn more, but where to start?
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p Like many of Apple‘s apps and services, the Notes app can be synced to iCloud to make the information available on a number of devices.When a user chooses to delete a note, they can recover it within 30 days, but after that Apple states the data is wiped.However, security firm ElcomSoft has discovered that it’s able to recover notes well beyond this 30-day window.The company explains in a blog post that it was able to retrieve notes weeks and months beyond the stated limit, in one case going as far back as 2015.In another example, ElcomSoft says that it was able to recover 46 notes from an iPhone that had been deleted over 30 days ago.Users don’t need to panic at this point, however, as ElcomSoft says it used its own custom software to dig up the data, and that it requires a user’s Apple ID credentials.
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p – Utvecklingen inom användandet av sociala medier kommer att generera mera data, och fler möjligheter till dialog.I slutänden gör det oss mer effektiva i att analysera och segmentera målgrupper, men också när det gäller att skapa engagerande digitalt innehåll, säger Erik Lindström Futral, head of social business EMEA & MEE på affärssystemföretaget SAP.I jämförelse med traditionell sociala medier-bevakning, som ofta tar avstamp i vad som händer i och kring företagets egna digitala kanaler, är social listening ett bredare koncept.Målet med social listening är att de data och den information man fått fram ska leda till konkreta handlingar för företaget.Exempelvis genom riktade annonser, kampanjer, nya leads eller omformulerat innehåll.Det är ett sätt för marknadsavdelningen att armkroka med säljarna och förena den digitala utvecklingen med konkret affärsnytta.
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p This weekend, a lot of gamers are going to sit around and watch cyberathletes play video games in the FIFA 17 world championships, just a week after the Madden NFL 17 finals./p p Todd Sitrin, Electronic Arts senior vice president and Competitive Gaming Division general manager believes that each level of competitive gaming is gaining momentum, from the professional esports players competing for real money at the top to the casual players competing among friends at the bottom of the pyramid./p p GamesBeat: [Former EA chief competition officer] Peter Moore talked about a pyramid in the way EA views competition.Players come in and take part in a competition that happens every week with great prizes and advancement up a leaderboard.So really, whether it was at the base level – introducing new competitions in the game – or community-based, more local competitions, or premier country-wide competitions, or EA Majors at the global level, we’ve significantly increased the competition going on in all parts of the pyramid over the last year.I don’t know exact numbers on how many people made it to live events, but we certainly have hundreds, several hundreds coming into our live events around the world.
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city planning review rise of the new rounds, as the Economy published Tebatti-writing, with strategic planning, familiar with the professional board Henrik Immonen review dude island and western port region's traffic problems.Immonen criticized that the west harbour in the vicinity of the rumbles of foreign trucks in a quite residential houses adjoining.transportation planning manager Reetta your horses to the city planning office to grant Immonen is right in that area yes moving trucks.They do not have the right to drive in the center, like the other more than 12-meters in vehicles without a permit”, your horses said.”freight traffic growth of the port of Helsinki according to statistics, the Vuosaari harbour, that these, our city passenger terminals is not growing freight transport, but passenger transport”, with your horses to clarify.the city of Helsinki aims at systematically to control the transport of goods just Vuosaari harbour, but absolutely all the goods the truck transport, you can't be transferred.
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p Experiential marketing has exploded over the past decade, and it's no concidence that this trend correlates with the rise and dominance of digital marketing.Other marketers are simply looking to maximize the big investments they’re making in experiences, and having a digital component can be something to extend their reach.A social sharing station is another solution, providing a place within your experience to encourage usage of the hashtag, as well as promotion of the brand.These two options are now used frequently enough at many brand activations that we can safely assume they’re planned for by default.This takes handing out swag to a whole new digital level - their attendees walked away with a unique biography in video format that could be utilized on their personal website - or shared via social media.Spredfast Social Suite - SXSW 2017
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p Looking for a tablet that isn't flashy and won't break the bank?Huawei's latest is a compelling choice.If you’re in the market for a budget tablet, there are quite a few options out there — though it’s often hard to tell which of them offer reasonable value and which just aren’t worth the trouble.Fortunately, Huawei has just given shoppers another option, and it’s available at Walmart stores right now for just $90.It’s called the MediaPad T3 7, and it checks all the boxes for the bare minimum for an Android tablet, while offering a few surprising benefits.For one, the whole thing is crafted from anodized aluminum, which is somewhat surprising for a sub-$100 tablet.
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the Commission threatened to start infringement procedures of the EU member states, who have not fulfilled their obligations to refugee resettlement.the Commission notes that Hungary, Poland and Austria have failed to lift a finger to fulfill its legal obligations and commitments.This is a violation of legal obligations, and similar to Greece and italy for the commitments and fair sharing of responsibility”, the commission reported.according to the Commission, nor the Czech republic has not done in any and the country should without delay continue to be transferred, the persons for the receipt.”If action is taken, the commission shall inform the June report, whether it is in line with the treaty powers and running does it rikkomusmennetelyn”, the commission warns.Bulgaria and Slovakia, the commission urges flexibility in the net applicable to the terms and conditions and to start from Italy to be transferred to reception as soon as possible.
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p Criticism of DeepMind's access to personal health data may inform future legislation about the legality of using that data for research purposes.Google subsidiary DeepMind has accomplished some amazing things over the past couple of years, from beating humans at their own game to saving its parent company money on its electricity bill.Now, however, it’s coming under major scrutiny because of the specifics of a deal with the United Kingdom’s National Health Service.DeepMind forged a deal with the NHS that gave it access to health records from over 1.6 million patients, but the United Kingdom government’s data watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office, is investigating the arrangement, according to a report from The Verge.The sticking point seems to be whether DeepMind had the legal right to handle personally identifiable medical records belonging to NHS patients without asking for permission on an individual basis.This kind of access is legal under U.K. law, but only so long as the entity involved is providing direct care to the patients in question.
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It’s a story about a government that exploits fear of Islamic terrorists to crush dissent, then blots out women’s reproductive rights.Just a decade earlier, a woman could be denied a credit card without a man to co-sign, and yet, by 1985, when the novel was written, the media was declaring that feminism was over, dunzo, defunct—no longer necessary, now that women wore sneakers to jobs at law firms.On the right, there was the anti-abortion New Christian Right—led by figures like Phyllis Schlafly and the televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker—intent on restoring traditional marriage.Gilead, the new name for the United States, is Biblical fascism sold with faux-feminist icing.Wives, dressed in blue, oversee the home; Marthas, in green, cook and clean; Handmaids, in long red cloaks, with white bonnets that hide their faces, have intercourse once a month, in a ritualized threesome, a state-sanctioned rape.An environmental disaster has caused mass infertility, and Handmaids are the solution—the regime’s goal is to get women not merely to accept their roles but to embrace them.
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Rörelseresultatet före avskrivningar landade på -2,0 miljoner kronor (7,2) och efter avskrivningar -13,0 miljoner kronor (6,7).Resultatet efter finansnetto blev -12,2 miljoner kronor (6,1) och nettoresultatet uppgick till -11,7 miljoner kronor (4,7).Antalet betalande abonnenter inom streaming ökade till 381.200 i första kvartalet, att jämföra med 291.600 motsvarande kvartal i fjol.Prognosen för det andra kvartalet 2017 är 414.000 betalande abonnenter.Storytel räknar med att streamingintäkterna stiger till 164 miljoner kronor i andra kvartalet 2017, jämfört med 111 miljoner kronor i andra kvartalet i fjol."Under årets första kvartal såg vi en ökning av såväl abonnentstock som streamingintäkter där Sverige i absoluta tal växte ungefär lika mycket som övriga marknader tillsammans.
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p Netflix kan därför inte installeras på modifierade eller icke certifierade enheter.I höstas svarade 32 procent på Swedroid att de rootat sin Androidmobil, men sett till alla användare globalt rör det sig om en förhållandevis väldigt liten skara.Märkligt nog går det dock fortfarande att köra appen på rootade enheter utan problem (en APK duger med andra ord).De med rootaccess kan eventuellt dölja root och på så vis lura Play Store, så att Netflix kan installeras direkt från butiken.
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North Korea scored again in last night missile tests of the ballistic missile, say japanese authorities.as well As the Us president Donald Trump that Russian president Vladimir Putin have expressed concern about North korea's activities.according to the BBC, Trump calls for tougher sanctions and Putin has said he was worried.the White house released the missile tests after also hard words in the bulletin."North Korea is a threat too long," the bulletin said Fox News.American intelligence authorities employed in the past worked with professor Carl Schuster told CNN that North Korea now wanted to send a clear message.
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p Rima Qureshi, former Head of Ericsson North America and Chief Strategy Officer, has left the company to pursue another unspecified opportunity in the industry.As North America boss part of Qureshi’s responsibilities was overseeing the partnership with Cisco.Despite protestations to the contrary from both companies it has been hard to view that partnership as especially fruitful, so maybe there is a degree of scapegoating behind this move.Qureshi was relieved of CSO role last July, around the time Vestberg was escorted from the building, so there could be a degree of ‘changing of the guard’ to this too.Qureshi had been at Ericsson since 1993 but the company has decided to replace her with another lifer – Niklas Heuveldop – who coincidentally has also been on board for 24 years.He was also the person given the CSO gig after Qureshi was moved to North America and also heads up emerging technology so he’s going to be a busy man.
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As it cools, it creates a crystal clear tadpole-like droplet that’s bulletproof on one end, but impossibly fragile on the other.We’ve known about these droplets for 400 years, but scientists have only recently figured out what makes them almost indestructible.In a video posted just a few weeks ago, SmarterEveryDay’s Destin Sandlin fired a .22 Magnum bullet with a full metal jacket at a Prince Rupert’s Drop, so-named after Germany’s Prince Rupert gifted five of the unusual glass objects to England’s King Charles II back in 1661.The baffling results of that experiment, with the bullet disintegrating as it collides with the thicker end of the glass teardrop, are no longer a mystery.Making a Prince Rupert’s Drop is easy, you just need to melt a glass with a high thermal expansion coefficient—glass that expands when heated—like soda-lime or leaded glass, and then drop a molten blob of it into a container of cold water, which immediately cools it down in a process known as quenching.As the drop quickly cools, its outer layer experiences a temperature drop faster than its interior, which results in extreme compressive forces on the outside, but strong tensile (pulling) stresses on the inside.
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p Here's something you haven't seen from Amazon's Alexa and Google Assistant.One Halo fan has taken Microsoft's Cortana to the next level by constructing a concept appliance that turns the digital assistant into a hologram.Cortana borrows her name from the AI sidekick in the Microsoft-owned video game saga Halo.Using the 3D Unity app, a platform developing games and VR experiences, creator Jarem Archer of "untitled network" built the hologram from a series of animations recorded from dual Kinects of his wife.He then constructed a working concept appliance that serves as a personal assistant and is capable of responding to queries."While still a work in progress," Archer says in a video posted to YouTube on Wednesday, "I just wanted to show how it's coming along."
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