The director of 100 Musicians and Nurse/Fighter/Boy talked with us about old school filmmaking Charles Officer has directed shorts, music videos for K’naan, and the features Nurse/Fighter/Boy and Mighty Jerome, a documentary about Canadian track star Harry Jerome. His new short 100 Musicians, which screens Monday as part of Short Cuts Canada, is a small ode to civic optimism, concerning itself with a lovers’ argument over who exactly misheard a radio DJ reporting the plans of Toronto’s much m...
News: Exec Shuffle — Snapchat Chief Strategy Officer Imran Khan Resigns, Lampix Marketing VP Gordon Meyer Exits
In an SEC filing published on Monday, Snap, the company behind Snapchat, disclosed that Imran Khan, its chief strategy officer and a member of the NR30, is leaving the company to "pursue other opportunities."
Augmented reality headset and software maker Meta Company announced today board member Joe Mikhail will serve as the company's chief revenue officer.
News: Magic Leap's Chief Content Officer Rio Caraeff Opens Up on Walled Gardens, Data Privacy, & Blockchain
Over the years, Magic Leap's long-cultivated shroud of mystery led some onlookers to buy into the company's dream before even trying the device, while for others, the secrecy seems to have stoked the kind of resentment and overcorrecting critique usually reserved for the mighty Apple.
Prime Directive: How NASA's Planetary Protection Officer Keeps Our Germs from Contaminating Other Planets (& Vice Versa)
On July 20, 1969, humans set foot on the moon for the first time. But some say our microbes beat us there. With the Space Age came new questions about microscopic invaders from outer space and concern about where we are leaving our microbial footprints. The questions are even more relevant today.
If you do get stopped pull over to the right and make sure you are off the road. If it is at night turn your interior lights on. Keep your hands on top of the steering wheel until the officer tells you what to do. If he asks you do you know why I stopped you always answer no. He will then ask for your drivers license, registration, and insurance. If it is in your glove box or your wallet tell him what you are going to do. This shows respect for the officer. Before he goes back to his car make...
In this how-to video, you will learn how to draw Salvation Army Officer Bob Swanson from the cartoon strip Mustard Seeds. First, you will need a pen and paper. Now, start off by drawing the hat of the figure. From there, move on to the glasses, nose, hair, and mouth. Fill in the hair with the sharpie. Next, move on to the jacket and tie. You can add the arms, hands, notebook, and legs from here. Make sure to add the folds on the pants. The feet are next. Fill in the jacket and hat with the sh...
How to avoid being tricked by police into consenting to a search. First rule, do not consent to any searches. From BUSTED: The Citizen's Guide to Surviving Police Encounters.
This video tutorial demonstrates how to draw a cartoon soldier or police officer. Begin with outline of an elongated face. Right above his nose, draw a small brim of his hat. Continue with the brim, adding the hat band and the top of the hat shaped somewhat like a bowl. In front of his face, draw his arm bent upward so his hand is appearing to salute. Add in shoulder patches. Next, draw his other arm bent in at his side. Add his belt buckle at the center of his waist. Now draw medals and acce...
Want to know how to play "Ms. Officer" by Lil' Wayne on the guitar? Learn how with this free video guitar lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate players, guitarists of all skill levels can play along given a little sticktoitiveness. For more information, and to get started playing this song on your own guitar, watch this how-to!
In this tutorial, we learn how to pass the oral interview to become a police officer. Remember that the officers interviewing you want to see you succeed, so demonstrate your personality while you are being interviewed. When you are getting asked questions, ask for clarity, there is nothing wrong with this. The first type of interview you are going to have is a local focus interview, to know that you are committed to the area you live in. The next type of interview you will have is the behavi...
Seems self explanatory right? This quick video tutorial is for all of you big mouths out there. Well, check out what not to say to cops with thanks from former NYPD Detective Scott Androvic on Playbook, hosted by Matt Bean.
What should you do if the police come to you? Or, most importantly, what should you NOT do if police just want to chat? Check out this educational video that will help you escape the clutches of an officer of the law, without being rude, and without getting caught doing something bad.
US blood banks have assured the American public that they have the tools to prevent a Zika contamination, despite the rapid spread of the disease.
Market Reality: Magic Leap One Tested as Office Companion, Nreal Releases SDK, & Apple Files for AR Navigation Patent
Now that we've had our hands on the Magic Leap One for almost a year and early adopter developers have had the opportunity to publish apps for the AR headset, it's time to see how it stands up against the rigors of a day at the office. We did just that, and we wrote about it!
This video is meant to teach you how to beat a speeding ticket. First you must try and not get a ticket. This video lists several things that will help you avoid paying a ticket. After you try that your best bet is to try and talk your way out of it right then when you get it. Be polite and careful with any quick moments. Try and convince the police officer that they are wrong and be confident. Imagine the police officer holding a baby. Do not try and plead with them. Don't kiss his ass. Don'...
Learn how to never get busted with your pot stash from Barry Cooper, a former top narcotics officer. Credited with over 800 arrests in eight years, Cooper is now selling a DVD that shows marijuana users how to avoid arrest when traveling with a stash. This is a clip with some good tips to stay out of trouble.
'Without a search warrant, I cannot let you inside'. These words will protect you from an officer manipulating his way into your home.
How To: Here's How You Can Make a Real Difference in the Aftermath of the Michael Brown & Eric Garner Grand Jury Decisions
In the aftermath of the unindicted police killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, we've been told that the system worked as intended. When our legal system's outcome is at conflict with what a majority of Americans believe is just, it's clear that some changes are needed. But what specifically needs to change? And what can an average citizen with a moral and just cause do to prevent these kinds of tragedies from repeating themselves again and again?
Zabernism. What exactly is it? It's a term that originated in 1912, during an incident involving an overzealous soldier who killed a cobbler for smiling at him is Saverne, a small town in Alsace in north-eastern France. The said event ultimately triggered an intervention from the army who took over the power from local authorities.
Nokia, the Finnish telecommunications company, is about to shake things up a bit after its networks sales in the final quarter of last year declined 14% compared to sales in 2015.
The CEC, Canada Experience Class, is a new program to help a person who has held residency in Canada gain permanent residency status. The program realizes that, by going to school or living in Canada while working, many people have the skills necessary to make the transition to live in Canada permanently. To qualify for CEC, you must be a temporary worker living in Canada for at least two years with two years of skilled working experience. A second way you can qualify is by being a foreign gr...
You see someone doing something illegal and there are no police officers around. Do you have the right to play cop? Here’s the lowdown.
For winter weather you should always carry tire chains. In the mountains of California one must carry tire chains or risk getting a ticket from a police officer. Buy chains at Walmart. They come custom fit to your vehicle and are easier to put on than the old ones that required you to drive over the chain. Don't drive in winter weather or snow without chains unless you have 4 wheel drive, 4wd, or all wheel drive AWD.
In the business world, it's sometimes said that "where there's smoke, there's fire." At Snapchat parent company Snap, Inc., it appears the equivalent of smoke is executive turnover.
7-year old Chief Culinary Officer (CCO) of Lizzie Marie Cuisine presents kitchen safety tips. Watch this video tutorial to learn about knife safety and what those different knives do in the kitchen!
This is an electronic travel authorization system used to gain travel authorization to the United States. There are certain countries that fall under a visa waiver program, meaning that you do not need a visa to enter the US to visit. In that case you use the ESTA system. The countries that qualify in the VISA waiver program include Andora, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, The Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lich...
In the aftermath of the launch of the Magic Leap One, Magic Leap has ejected two more executives from their leadership roles.
Augmented reality headset maker DAQRI has collaborated with the US Navy to outfit the company's Smart Helmet device for use on battleships.
Exclusive: AR Startup Meta Company Shuts Down Amid Asset Foreclosure Sale, Patent Fight, & Executive Departures
The last time we heard from Meta, the makers of the Meta 2 augmented reality headset, things looked pretty bleak. Now, as several new facts have come to light, we have confirmation regarding the beleaguered company's fate: Meta is done.
Today, December 7, it was officially announced that Magic Leap has found their replacement for the recently departed Brian Wallace. Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz has tapped Brenda Freeman, former EVP and Chief Marketing Officer of National Geographic Channel, as their new Chief Marketing Officer.
This week's Brief Reality is led by a pair of stories with an eye to the future of the augmented reality industry, first in terms of standards for the industry, then with regards to its future applications in the automotive realm. Finally, one company looks to boost its future sales with an executive hire.
7-year old Chief Culinary Officer (CCO) of Lizzie Marie Cuisine presents an amazing Italian salad blending meat, cheese and vegetables in a fabulous vinaigrette. This is a recipe both kids and adults can make. Watch this cooking tutorial to learn how to make an antipasto salad.
During a Laneway Revitalization project some gang graffiti was encountered and replaced with vibrant art work. The event organizer is a Toronto Police Officer who volunteers for the not for profit organization-The Ontario Gang Investigators Association. In this video an explanation of gang graffiti is offered. The organization Notogangs.org is comprised of sworn members of all areas of law enforcement who network regularly in the mandate of the prevention, intervention and suppression of crim...
With the official launch of Magic Leap One expected by the end of summer (translation: days from now), Magic Leap's hype machine just took a big hit with the sudden loss of a key marketing executive.
Market Reality: Magic Leap Demotes Execs, Artie Makes AR Smarter, & Walmart Adds AR to Its Shopping Cart
Signaling a new direction forward for the company, Magic Leap shook up its executive suite by re-assigning to top leaders to new advisory roles. Meanwhile, a new startup backed by Hollywood executives, tech venture firms, and notable angel investors plans to bring new life to AR for marketing entertainment properties.
Perhaps it's a coincidence that the Vuzix Blade smartglasses look like the sunglasses that a police officer would wear, but a new partnership with an AI software company makes the wearable a perfect fit for law enforcement.
For years, Magic Leap has promised to deliver stunning augmented reality experiences that will outperform any other competitor, and a newly revealed partnership hints that the company may be able to deliver on those promises.
During Snap Inc.'s quarterly earnings report, released on Tuesday, the company disclosed that it snagged a revenue total of $230.8 million for the first quarter of 2018, an increase of 54% compared to last year, largely fueled by its augmented reality offerings and other advertising products.
After closing its 2017 financial books on a high note, Snap, Inc. is planning to ride the momentum of its augmented reality products into the new year. That's the main takeaway following the company's 2017 earnings conference call, which was held on Tuesday.