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18 U.S. Schools Named Intel Schools of Distinction Finalists Schools Honored for Science and Math Programs 18 U.S. Schools Named Intel Schools of Distinction finalists Awards for math and science excellence include cash, goods and services 6 to be named Intel Schools of Distinction, 1 a "Star Innovator", in September SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Intel Corporation today named 18 U.S. schools as finalists in the 2010 Intel Schools of Distinction Awards. The finalist schools, to be honored in September at an awards reception in Washington, D.C., serve as outstanding examples of leaders in preparing tomorrow's... Read more...
You Tube announced they're starting an awards show for the best videos uploaded to the site. Your friends at HotHardware wish you luck with your uploaded videos, but predict the folks walking down the red carpet to get a statue will be somewhat less glamorous than those chosen for motion pictures. "We wanted to call out some of the most popular videos and let the users choose which ones deserve some additional recognition," said Jamie Byrne, head of product marketing at YouTube. The vast and varied world of online video has gradually... Read more...
So you've been through our CES 2007 wrap-up report and dug all the cool gear, along with random musings of El Wopo, but were still left a little parched for something a bit more outside of the box? Adult Toy or Cyber-Cool Air Freshener?  You decide and you can share your humble opinion in our lounge area.  In the mean, we know you're a bunch of kinks, so here's a CES 2007 bit from the fellas at Woot that should tickle your fancy.... errr, or something like that.... Read more...
Popular Mechanics is out with their "Breakthrough Awards," and it's an interesting bunch of people and things ranging from cheap space travel to learning to ride a bike. To beat out the hundreds of candidates we find each year and win a Breakthrough Award, an advance has to solve problems, expand horizons or engage the imagination of millions. It really has to matter. The visionaries on the following pages have made such strides - attacking the energy crisis with a better light bulb, saving lives with replacement organs, fighting... Read more...
48 Schools Named Finalists For Intel And Scholastic Schools Of Distinction Awards Elementary, Secondary Schools Honored for Innovative Programs that Support Student Achievement NEW YORK, April 11, 2006 - Forty-eight schools have been named as finalists for the Intel and Scholastic Schools of Distinction Awards. The awards honor schools for implementing innovative and replicable programs that support positive educational outcomes. The schools will compete for $190,000 in grants from the Intel Foundation and additional prizes from sponsoring companies will be presented at an awards ceremony in October.... Read more...
Wired has posted their latest installment of their annual Vaporware awards for your viewing pleasure. In this industry, it is not uncommon to have a long list of unfulfilled promises from vendors to bring the greatest new products to market. From Microsoft Vista to a handful of highly anticipated software titles like the infamous Duke Nukem Forever, there are certainly a handful of widely known failures to execute. The ever-delayed debut of Microsoft's next version of Windows, Vista, is a long-running vaporware joke. It's been put off so many... Read more...