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Blogs Anyone may buy "The Man who Planted Trees" but how many can own the Mona Lisa?

By Milt Vallas | Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 1:30pm

More questions - Is performance a form of art or does art need to be a painting or a sculpture or what?Literature, Dance, Music certainly, photography probably, ceramics, or fashion (can a dress be seen as art and it’s designer an artist?)You may answer, “Who cares? But what fun is there in that? It leaves nothing to think or talk about. Like a road trip, the fun is in the trip itself, not the destination and so it is with any discussion about art, philosophy, film, baseball, politics and even religion.

Blogs Mobile Technology Trends: Give Your Apps a Voice

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 2:33pm

When looking to integrate voice controls to mobile apps, developers are faced with a growing and often bewildering array of implementation options. To help sort through the technology and design options, we recently spoke with Ben Lilienthal, co-founder and CEO of OneTok, a new company that aims to make it easier and cheaper for developers to speech-enable their apps.

Blogs VIEW Conference Unveils 2012 Highlights

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 1:53pm

Dedicated to bringing together experts from around the world to inspire, engage, teach, and astound, VIEW, Italy’s leading computer graphics symposium, proudly announces highlights from its upcoming 13th annual confab.

Blogs Five Operators, One Giant App Store

By Dan Sarto | Friday, September 7, 2012 at 2:32pm

Later this month, five of the world’s largest mobile operators plan to launch a virtual app store that will let their customers buy apps from one another. For developers, one potential benefit is access to each operator’s APIs to enable operator-specific additional features without rewriting big chunks of the app for each operator.

Blogs Computer Workstation Self-Destructs in Protest Over Use on 'Carrie' Remake

A fully configured HP Z820 workstation tragically self-destructed Wednesday by short circuiting and bursting into flames in a desperate act of protest against being forced to work on a remake of the film Carrie.

Blogs Developing Indigenous Animation Films

By IACG | Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 12:04pm

Aside from the very favorable financial picture of creating indigenous animation films, you’ll find it personally rewarding. It’s great to see the faces of children light up when they see a character from their own culture on the screen instead of an old episode of Popeye or Tom & Jerry. It’ll give both of you a sense of pride.

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