Never before have so many analysts transparently taken positions, publicly attacking those they disagree with. None of this is good for democracy.There is no equivalent in Australia of the Tea Party that has wreaked havoc upon the Republicans in the United States. Not yet anyway.But there is at the
Though we would like to think there is a bold line between normality and illness, take a closer look and this idea is exposed as a flimsy social construct.
Why Editing Nominations Predict the Best Picture Oscar
Gamblers and Academy Award handicappers have long known that Oscar has a “tell”: There’s a strong connection between editing and the best picture winner. Since editing became an Oscar category in 1934, only nine films have won best picture without at least a nomination for editing;
Sound pros are always hunting for noises or techniques that can rip moviegoers from their seats straight into the action of a film. Most soundscapes are after the same end: immersion. Yet there is more than one way to immerse an audience in a film. Some films use “subjective” sound to pu
In a pair of recent awards-contending pics the future looks a lot different that in did in the world of the Jetsons. Shot in L.A. and Pudong, China, “Her” is set in Los Angeles of the relatively near future and has a vague resemblance to the town Angelenos know today. On the other hand,
The star-studded New York premiere of “August: Osage County” at the Ziegfeld included none other than a little-known actress named Julia Roberts, who was joined by her cast Dermot Mulroney, Abigail Breslin, Chris Cooper, Margo Martindale, Julianne Nicholson and Juliette Lewis, and direct
Meet the Kraken: Hydrocarbon seas spotted at Titan’s north pole
Lakes of liquid methane may also form where the hydrocarbon crust dissolved.
Intelligence officials likely to oppose restrictions on surveillance.
Search In Pics: Google Holiday Party, Yandex Christmas Tree & No Glass Allowed Sign
In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have, and more. Yandex Christmas Tree: Source: Google+ Google Christmas Funfair Party:...
Believe it or not, one of the most challenging aspects of taking on the responsibility of an enterprise site is not determining what needs to be done. There is usually no dearth of opportunities to improve things and no end to the long list of tasks that need to get done — yes, even at...
Google’s original antitrust settlement proposal, negotiated with the European Commission, was attacked by Google competitors and critics as being a token concession to competition. Anti-Google lobbying group FairSearch.org sponsored a consumer study that argued Google’s presentation
The five-day Black Friday weekend from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday provided an insightful glimpse into how retailers are running their PPC strategies for the holidays. Particularly interesting are the variety of offer types run by retailers, ranging from the expected free shipping to 2-in-1 offers.