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2013-02-12 23:04:18

Gaming companies Riot Games, Bioware, and Hi-Rez will have a presence at MomoCon Anime and Gaming convention when it takes place at the Hilton Atlanta March 8th - 10th, Over 10,000 people are expected to turnout over the weekend. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 MomoCon has been Atlanta´s family friendly convention for fans of anime, animation, and gaming for the past 9 years. And with less than 30 days before MomoCon 2013, March 8th — 10th at the Hilton Atlanta, there...

2013-01-11 05:02:28

Rochester Michigan's High Bit Security LLC celebrated the New Year by launching a new and dramatically different website, focused on penetration testing, social engineering and security consulting, addressing the top identified security threats of 2013. Rochester, MI (PRWEB) January 10, 2013 “The top threats of 2013 will be Information Manipulation via Automated Information Systems, Insecurity of the Supply Chain, Mobile Malware, Security in the Cloud, and implementation of Electronic...

2012-12-16 05:03:29

OSHA course to be held in Savannah to prepare participants for potential work place dangers. Savannah, Ga. (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 Georgia Tech Professional Education will provide an Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the General Industry (OTI 511) course at the Georgia Tech-Savannah campus on Jan. 22-25, 2013. The course teaches participants how to select the appropriate OSHA standards to prevent and contain hazardous situations. The Department of Labor through the Occupational...

Robotic Assistats for the Elderly - Interview With Cory-Ann Smarr
2012-11-14 15:05:39

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Throughout the last few decades, advances in the field of robotics and artificial intelligence have plucked high-tech robots from the reverie of science fiction and placed them squarely in the real world. As technology has progressed, robots have been entrusted with an ever-expanding set of job responsibilities, including carrying soldiers into and out of battle zones, assembling automobiles and even fighting fires. As these marvels...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'