It's a catch-22: To be proficient enough in the language to be an accurate translator requires a high level of education, but just such an education can cripple the ability of the translator to render the text accurately.
What You'll Be Creating In the following steps you will learn how to create a daffodil text effect in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will learn how to set up a simple grid and how to create your own art brush. Using this art brush,...Show More Summary
[Welcome back to the Damn, I Wish I’d Thought of That! newsletter. This is text of the great issue all of our email subscribers just received. Sign yourself up using the handy form on the right.] Blue Bottle Coffee isn’t your average coffee shop. They take pride in being coffee snobs who take extreme measures to make […]
Last night, WikiLeaks put out what it claims is the draft of the investment text being negotiated in the Trans-PacificRead the Rest...
Text looks so boring now.
Western leaders who deny the religious foundation of the jihadist group Islamic State are blind to its raison d'être, which is firmly grounded in Islamic texts and the concept of offensive jihad. Furthermore, models for militias such...Show More Summary
It’s rare that you get to see an e-mail’s text and subtext lined up so neatly next to each other. In an e-mail exchange heard ’round the Internet (you can read it in full, without euphemisms, at BuzzFeed, where it was first reported), Tucker Carlson wrote to a Bill de Blasio spokeswoman who had requested […]
The ten most popular messaging apps have a total of more than 3 billion accounts
“Please remove me from this group text!” What does that even mean? Remove me from this text? Who? Who’s supposed to do the removing?
If Facebook Messenger has its way, retailers will have a very intimate platform to talk to you, and sell you more. Today, online shopping is a cold experience filled with sterile UI. You add something to a "shopping cart" that's really just a list of stuff. Show More Summary
Bill & The Buddha Buggy during restoration. Photos and text by Anna Marco. Editor’s note: This piece comes to us from Anna Marco, senior feature editor at Koolhouse Publishing and a personal friend of hot rod legend Bill Hines. Among many other projects, as “Anna Octane,” she leads vault tours at the Petersen Museum in […]
What if the worst possible text messages you could receive were delivered as singing telegrams? We decided to use an app that turns text into song to find out. More »
Cookie cutter, boilerplate, scraped, copied… whatever you call it, ecommerce content provided by manufacturers and suppliers has been regurgitated all over the Internet. Using this copied text means that your search engine rankings could be suffering, your conversion rate could certainly be improved, and your profits are ultimately suffering.
Davek New York's Alert Umbrella won't be idly left behind
The Bible—that is, the YouVersion app—has been downloaded nearly 175 million times in 780 languages. In addition to providing the text of the Bible, the app does everything from sending you a push notification if you go to a strip club to helping you form a Bible reading plan. Show More Summary
Every time you send a text or receive a mobile phone call, you're using wireless spectrum — invisible airwaves that transport all those bits and bytes from local cell towers to people like you and me. As more Americans become data-hungry...Show More Summary
Glenn Beck's ridiculous Ferguson chalkboard Last Tuesday, March 17, I received a text message from my friend DeRay McKesson with a YouTube link. Deray asked me to check out the video. I had no idea that I was about to be featured inShow More Summary
Wireless provider Sprint is handling an outage that's affecting customers in the Chicago area, according to a company spokeswoman. The outage, which began at about 6 p.m. Wednesday, continued to affect Sprint customers' texting and voice calling capabilities as of 8 p.m., spokeswoman Yuy Namiki said. Show More Summary
The front page of Wednesday's New York Times featured Lizette Alvarez's "Out of Cold War Past, Broadcasts to Cuba Face an Uneasy Future." For conservative fans of hypocritical liberal media irony, the text box is a keeper: "Accusations of a lack of balance, fairness and objectivity." This from the liberal fortress known as the Times.
It’s been known for weeks that the Browns and Falcons violated league rules via sending in-game texts to the coaching staff and using artificial crowd noise, respectively. By next week, the punishments will be known publicly. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that both teams were informed during the league meetings that the discipline is expected…