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Mythology in Classical Greek and Roman Art The Theoi Project galleries now contain more than 1,200 images of ancient Greek and Roman art . The image directory can be searched using the engine below. GALLERY K1 GREEK VASE PAINTING (63 x IMAGES) The Olympian gods in Greek vase painting (Zeus, Poseidon, Hera, Demeter, Apollon & Artemis) GALLERY K2 GREEK VASE PAINTING (60 x IMAGES) Steve Jobs Was Always Kind To Me (Or, Regrets of An Asshole) I met Steve Jobs while I worked at Gizmodo. He was always a gentleman. Steve liked me and he liked Gizmodo.

Voice Based Drawing Tool There are a lot of ways to create your own drawings online. You can use a Wacom table with a stylus or use traditional digital brushes. Voice-based Drawing Toy is a different kind of art tool that lets you draw using just your voice. To use this tool, just speak into your microphone and watch the drawing pointer move. Low volume will curve the pointer counter clockwise, medium volume will draw a straight line, and high volume curves the pointer clockwise. Summary of the American Academy of Arts and Letters records, 1864-1942 American Academy of Arts and Letters, est. 1904 Society New York, N.Y. Collection size: 800 items (on 5 microfilm reels). Collection Summary: A collection of artists' papers containing correspondence, notes, biographical material, exhibition catalogs, and other published material. Includes: volume of notes, drawings, and calculations made by George Bellows for a study of Jay Hambidge's theory of Dynamic Symmetry; correspondence and published and unpublished biographical and critical material on George de Forest Brush, Childe Hassam, Francis D. Millet, Joseph Pennell, Elihu Vedder, and J. Q.

Steve Jobs liberated the creative class Steve Jobs, who died Wednesday, surely ranks high among history’s 10 greatest innovators and producers of wealth. Born to a single mother and adopted in 1955, Jobs grew up to liberate the creative class. He freed artists, musicians, composers and writers from the oppression of technology that wasted energy on codes and technical maneuvers that are best left to machines. He co-invented the personal computer and began perfecting it with the Macintosh in 1984. In the 1996 PBS documentary “Triumph of the Nerds,” Jobs nicely explained Macintosh and everything else his company, Apple, Inc., produced: “Part of what made the Macintosh great was that the people working on it were musicians and poets and artists and zoologists and historians who also happened to be the best computer scientists in the world.” They weren’t the best computer scientists due to computer proficiency.

Art, Creativity, & Kids: 20+ Resources Posted by Shelly Terrell on Wednesday, November 10th 2010 Part of the Cool Sites series Many schools have cut out the Arts from the curriculum due to budget cuts and the emphasis on raising standardized test scores. [Text] Vonnegut's Letter to Students: 'Practice Any Art...Make Your Soul Grow' “You will find that you have already been gloriously rewarded for your poem. You have experienced becoming, learned a lot more about what’s inside you, and you have made your soul grow…” When English teacher Ms. Lockwood assigned her students at Xavier High School to correspond with a well-known author on their work and request advice, Kurt Vonnegut was the only writer to respond. Vonnegut wrote the following response in 2006 to Xavier students about a year before he passed away on April 11, 2007:

The future of notebooks: Ars reviews the 11" MacBook Air Apple CEO Steve Jobs is no stranger to superlatives. Every product Apple makes is "insanely great," "amazing," or even "magical." So when he unveiled the latest MacBook Air models, declaring them to be the "future of notebooks," it was easy to dismiss his claims as nothing more than the usual Apple marketing. After spending some quality time with an 11" MacBook Air, however, it's hard not to hope he's right.

Adobe throws in towel, adopts HTTP Live Streaming for iOS Adobe previewed some new streaming video capabilities of its Flash Media Server at the 2011 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) trade show, including new compatibility with iOS devices like the iPad. Instead of getting Steve Jobs to relent on his "thoughts on Flash," however, Adobe is instead adding HTTP Live Streaming support to Flash Media Server. HTTP Live Streaming is a protocol that Apple developed to stream live and recorded video using standard HTTP connections instead of the more difficult to optimize RTSP. It uses H.264-encoded video and AAC or MP3 audio packaged into discrete chunks of an MPEG-2 transport stream, along with a .m3u playlist to catalog the files that make up the individual chunks of the stream.

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