As part of the 7 Day Countdown to a world of 7 billion people, we’re dedicating each day this week to a specific key topic relating to the 7 Billion Actions campaign.
Friday’s topic will be Ageing: An Unprecedented Challenge, with an interactive chat hosted by WHO, the World Health Organization.
Introducing The 20. We follow the stories that New Yorkers are talking about by following 20 individuals who shape the local conversation.
How Do We Identify These 20 People? It’s an art and a science. We combine input from social media organizations and factor in the trending local headlines and the topics driving the local conversation.
This will be a home for incisive commentary and coverage of the stories that New Yorkers are talking about. As these stories and ideas change, our list will as well.
Where You Can Follow The 20: You can watch them in segments on-air, check out their stories on this Tumblr blog, and of course, you can follow them on @NBCNewYork’s evolving list.
We hope to keep a conversation going with help from people who have something to say. Follow us and be a part of it.
Last week I finally snagged a Nintendo 3DS and after playing the augmented reality games, the first thing I thought was “Oh shit, that AR card would make a killer tattoo.” And so this weekend, I got the 3DS AR tattoo and it’s fucking awesome.
I’m basically reblogging a post that I wrote a few years back and has since dropped off the internet, but I think it’s worth bringing back into the mix. I’m a bit of an aircraft nut, and these ten in particular always get my blood flowing. Your thoughts are welcome.
10. de Havilland DH.106 Comet
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Adam Ross: Mr. Peanut
The first Better Book Club (about Mr. Peanut) is next Wednesday, Oct 19th @ 7:00 PM at Housing Works Bookstore. Featuring: Adam Ross, Kambri Crews, and Christian Finnegan.
We’re very excited to announce our third keynote speaker: Maria Pallante, Acting Register of Copyrights at the Library of Congress. In her role as the Acting Register of Copyrights, Maria oversees the registration, policy and other functions of the Copyright Office. In addition to her expertise in copyright law, Maria has a background in writing and visual art, having worked at the Guggenheim Museums and the Authors Guild prior to joining the Library of Congress.
Maria Pallante was appointed Acting Register of Copyrights for the United States effective January 1, 2011. She will serve on an interim basis until the next Register is named and assumes the duties of the position.
Maria is on leave from the Office of the Librarian of Congress, where she has served as Senior Advisor to the Librarian since October 2010. She previously held two senior positions in the U.S. Copyright Office, serving as Associate Register (policy and international affairs) and Deputy General Counsel, respectively, from January 2007 to October 2010.
From 1999-2007, Maria was intellectual property counsel and director of licensing for the worldwide Guggenheim Museums, where she advised on programmatic and business initiatives related to worldwide publishing, product development and branding; the acquisition and exhibition of contemporary art; and the operation of overseas affiliates and licensees. Earlier in her career, she was in private practice in Washington, DC and on the staff of two authors’ organizations in New York, serving first as Assistant Director of the Authors Guild, Inc. and then as Executive Director of the National Writers Union, in each case working on copyright, publishing transactions and freedom of expression issues.
Maria has chaired and served on numerous professional committees, has testified before Congress, and delivered numerous lectures and presentations in the United States and abroad.
Do you, or someone you know, use the browser’s built in ability to remember passwords to the point that you/they forget what the password actually is? Do you feel held hostage by your browser, praying each night that tomorrow the magical dots will still be there to let you into your mail…