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  • 'Halt and Catch Fire' premiere recap, 'I/O'

    'Halt and Catch Fire' premiere recap, 'I/O'
    "Halt and Catch Fire (HCF): An early computer command that sent the machine into a race condition, forcing all instructions to compete for superiority at once. Control of the computer could not be regained." -- the show's title card We are introduced...
  • A Word, Please: Capitalization doesn't always follow the rules

    A Word, Please: Capitalization doesn't always follow the rules
    If I were to write that the Beatles were a great band, would you that give you pause? That is, would you notice anything funny about how I've written the band's name? Most people, I'm guessing, would not. But close readers might notice something odd...
  • People on the move

    People on the move
    Education Marielena DeSanctis was recently appointed vice president for student affairs and enrollment at Broward College. She has districtwide responsibility for student financial services; student records/college registrar, student admissions,...
  • AMC Previews 'Halt and Catch Fire' TV Series on Yahoo's Tumblr

    AMC Networks is streaming the first episode of drama "Halt and Catch Fire," about the dawn of the PC industry, in a two-week full-episode sampling promo on Yahoo's Tumblr blogsite. The cabler touts it as the first-ever TV series premiere on Tumblr, and...
  • GMU profs: Government incentives are very bad

    A pair of George Mason University professors take shots at economic development incentives in an op-ed that ran late last week. Sayeth Christopher Coyne and Lotta Moberg: "Targeted benefits encourage companies to game the system. In 1993, IBM caused a...
  • Google named world's most valuable brand, pushing Apple to No. 2

    Google named world's most valuable brand, pushing Apple to No. 2
    Google has knocked three-time champion Apple from the top of an annual list of the 100 most valuable brands around the world. Tech companies occupy the top four spots in the latest Brandz list from Millward Brown: Google, followed by Apple, then IBM and...
  • Could Microsoft quietly be winning the tech wars?

    Could Microsoft quietly be winning the tech wars?
    Is Microsoft actually beating its high-tech competitors? That could be the hidden message in the presentation by Cisco Systems Chairman and CEO John Chambers at a company conference this week.  Chambers, striding into the audience of current and...
  • A Word, Please: It isn't a downer to lowercase the T in 'the'

    If I were to write that the Beatles were a great band, would that give you pause? That is, would you notice anything funny about how I've written the band's name? Most people, I'm guessing, would not. But close readers might notice something odd —...
  • 'Halt and Catch Fire' depicts the early days of the PC revolution

     'Halt and Catch Fire' depicts the early days of the PC revolution
    In a stark Studio City office building in February, a team of six writers was huddled around a conference table breaking the season finale script of what AMC hopes to be its baton-carrying, zeitgeisty drama — "Halt and Catch Fire." The freshman...
  • College Bills Require Strategy

    According to The College Board, in inflation-adjusted dollars, the cost of tuition more than doubled between 1973 and 2013; per student borrowing increased from $1,066 in 1970 to $6,928 in 2012; the number of borrowers more than doubled over the past...
  • Spin control [Editorial]

    Spin control  [Editorial]
    As is inevitable in an election debate, the Democratic candidates for Maryland governor stated as facts some things that, to put it kindly, could use a bit more context. We'll parse three of them for you. Brown on the health exchange After being...