For the first time in a long time, someone other than Joe Dumars will have the loudest voice inside the Detroit Pistons organization. Dumars, whose tenure included stints as both a player and an executive, officially vacated his position as President of Basketball Operations the team announced Monday, via Pistons.com. Show More Summary
Ian Darke, a Briton who grabbed American fans by calling their team’s victory over Algeria at the last World Cup, will be calling big games in this year’s round. ESPN is trying to raise his profile.
This post is brought to you by Apple’s voice to text dictation thingy. I had some surgery last week which I’ll write about soon. My left arm is out of action for a couple of weeks. I’m determined not to fail on my writing bet with Jimmy. No not Jimmy I said Jeanette. JENNETTE. But I’m Read More
See more Ninja Turtle action and hear Tony Shalhoub voice a rat.
The Xbox 360 and Xbox One versions of Dragon Age: Inquisition will likely have voice commands akin to Mass Effect 3. That would mean issuing commands to your crew on-the-fly, which may signal some fast-paced action in the fantasy ep...
A new report concludes that Los Angeles police officers have widely tampered with voice recording equipment to block monitoring of their actions on duty. Officers have been tearing off the antennas of their cruisers to prevent transmitting signals. Yet, there is not a single reported case of a single officer been disciplined, let alone fired. […]
The human voice box is a strange and amazing thing. In this video of a quartet singing, you can see the voice box in action via laryngoscope — a tiny camera on a flexible tube inserted through the nose and down the throat. First, you see the camera enter the nostril and continue over the back of the tongue until you see the larynx. Show More Summary
President Obama’s administration and officials from the UK, Sweden, Norway and Japan have voiced concern that an upcoming United Nations report makes efforts to combat global warming seem too expensive. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change study, due to be approved in Berlin this week, says nations will have to make drastic emissions cuts to keep global warming […]
Here is another dissenting voice from Russia on the issue of Crimea’s annexation. Swimming against the popular tide for Russia’s Yezhednevniy Zhurnal, columnist Alexander Goltz wonders how Putin’s actions in Ukraine can be considered a victory, when the very things he has been working to prevent for decades are now happening as a direct result. […]
British archaeologists were so keen to add their voice this morning to the debate started by Heritage Action that they temporarily blocked the Wordpress server which should be back online now. The question supplied in an update thisShow More Summary
The White House won’t say if it has taken action against Samsung for David Ortiz’s selfie stunt with President Obama, but Press Secretary Jay Carney voiced objection to the company's ploy. The company came clean that it “worked with” the Red Sox slugger in the lead up to his White House visit, on how best to use his Galaxy Note 3 phone to share the event with fans.
Square Enix will release a Collector's Edition of PlayStation 3 exclusive action role-playing game Drakengard 3 that includes the Japanese voice over - but not a game disc. When the publisher announced it planned to release the game on these shores as a PlayStation Store download only, some called for a physical version. Show More Summary
(Don't worry. I know that most of these ironies fly right over your head) White Right Wing Enemy Bill O'Reilly Of Fox News Voices His Strategy For Maintenance Of The US Imperialist Balance Of Power In The World USING The Actions Of President...Show More Summary
As the Australian journalist waits behind bars, hundreds of others in Egypt are facing an even less certain fate. International action is needed now, writes Michael Hayworth
The One Simple Secret to Getting a Lot More Action Raise your game by lowering your voice. read more
OK Google, take a photo Google has rolled out a back-end update for Google Search that enables you to start up the camera using voice actions. Fire up Google Search by saying "OK Google" from the homescreen of your Nexus 5, or from the Google Now interface on other KitKat phones, and tell it to start the camera. Show More Summary
This trial is an important one: a rare case which challenges the culture of impunity in which Turkish authorities typically work. Let's make our voices heard.
Ubiquitous cross-platform messaging app WhatsApp's forthcoming Voice over IP calling functionality, set to roll out to users later this spring, appears to have been revealed early in a series of screenshots posted Friday.
By Lauren Kolojejchick-Kotch on March 11, 2014 - 12:41pm On March 30 in Ames, Iowa, a diverse panel will come together to talk about the realities and effects of climate change and our responsibility to take meaningful action. Folks from the faith, agricultural, academic, environmental, and small business communities will be represented. Show More Summary
``The DIW is one of the five German institutes with an official advisory role, and is a powerful voice in German affairs. The call for drastic action suggests that the country may be more open to a reflation strategy than assumed, and puts pressure on the two German members of the ECB council to tone down their vehement opposition to any form of QE.''