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Marc Westenburg
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Amazon Prime members will soon be able to watch HBO. Announced just this morning, a new partnership between Amazon and HBO will make “Prime Instant Video the exclusive online-only subscription home for select HBO programming.” Prime members will be able ...
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it may be an end-of-life google TV product, but for $30 after $20 rebate (MSRP $139.99), it's worth a shot. 
Okay, so Google TV didn't work out exactly as Google probably hoped it would. While not technically dead, Google TV is at least on life support while Googl... by Ryan Whitwam in ASUS, CUBE, Deals, News
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I've been talking about these for a few days now.  Excellent little boxes.  Perfect for Plex.  HDMI pass through is dope.

Can't go wrong - but expect the rebates to take 8 to 10 weeks.
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rochester wins the #highered  april fool's contest.
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gmail shelfies!
Google is celebrating Gmail's birthday and April Fool's today. They've announced "Shelfies" as a way to share your selfies (SHare sELFIES — get it?) through the Gmail interface. Billed as a replacement theme that will be rolling out in the next few hours, Google also tells us that self-portraits are much more popular than pirate themes. They even have a chart to prove it. As far as...
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really not understanding how g+ decides to size/resize different posts. i've seen the same post change sizes at least three times in the last 24 hours. is there an algorithm i'm not aware of...?
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Have you ever used Chrome Remote Desktop to remotely access your computer from a different laptop or computer? Today that same functionality is coming to +Android phones & tablets with the Chrome Remote Desktop App for Android. Simply launch the app, select which computer you’d like to access, and start using it as if you were sitting in front of it. 

You can start setting up a computer for remote access by installing the Chrome Remote Desktop app from the Chrome Web Store: And if you’d like to learn more about how to use Chrome Remote Desktop, you can check out these tips:
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it may be an end-of-life google TV product, but for $30 (after $20 rebate), it's worth a shot. 
Okay, so Google TV didn't work out exactly as Google probably hoped it would. While not technically dead, Google TV is at least on life support while Googl... by Ryan Whitwam in ASUS, CUBE, Deals, News
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I have three GTV devices and a Chromecast. If someone was going to give me the cube or another Chromecast I would take the cube no questions asked. 
Add a comment...'s april fool's joke. but the question is: how long will it take for this to be an actual, viable product?
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if it makes you feel old that kurt cobain died 20 years ago, maybe it'll make you feel better that nirvana still resonates with today's teens. TEENS REACT TO NIRVANA 
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go, denmark!
Need a break from the day's serious news? A humorous campaign from a travel company is urging couples to boost Denmark's population growth by, well, getting busy.
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Marketing Specialist
  • Harper College
    Marketing Specialist, 2009 - present
  • Star Cinema / AGT Enterprises, Inc
    General Manager, 2002 - 2003
  • NOVA Cultural Institute
    English Language Instructor/Branch Coordinator, 2003 - 2004
  • Istituto Americano - American Language Center
    English Language Instructor, 2005 - 2006
  • Scuola Lorenzo de' Medici
    Director of External Relations, 2006 - 2009
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  • Morris Graduate School of Management
    Masters of Management in Higher Education Administration, 2011 - 2012
  • UW-La Crosse
    English, Psychology, 1998 - 2003
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    TEFL Certification, 2005 - 2005
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Fin : Wearable Ring Make your Palm as Numeric Keypad and Gesture Interface

Fin is a Tiny Wearable Device that you can wear on the Thumb of your hand as a ring and it will make your whole Palm,Fingers as Numeric Keyp

M&M Clash of Heroes

** GOLD AWARD – Pocket Gamer UK – “Some of the most smart and addictive battles around” ** 4/4 – Slide to Play – “A remarkably fun strategy

FTC Organizes a Workshop On Native Advertising and Confuses Itself

Yeah, the headline is correct. The Federal Trade Commission is trying to put together its case for or against native advertising. Unfortunat

Game of Thrones: The 8 bit game

Download: Click Here to download GoT 2.1 * 13-09-13: Solved bug in the second stage (Daenerys) This is a freeware game. Feel free to distrib

Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy

Lucy is part of Generation Y, the generation born between the late 1970s and the mid 1990s. She's a unique brand of yuppie, one who thinks t

Why Can't You Use Phones on Planes?

Angry passengers create turbulence for the airlines.


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Grandma's Experiences Leave Epigenetic Mark on Your Genes | DiscoverMaga...

Your ancestors' lousy childhoods or excellent adventures might change your personality, bequeathing anxiety or resilience by altering the ep

Flipboard: Your News Magazine

Flipboard brings together world news and social news in a beautiful magazine designed for your Android phone and tablet. Once you pick a few

New Cat Species Found on Google Street View | Google Street View World

Google Street View World captures funny and interesting pictures discovered via Google Street View

District 9

Director Neill Blomkamp teams with producer Peter Jackson for this tale of extraterrestrial refugees stuck in contemporary South Africa. It'

Lowe's Embraces Six-Second Vine Videos for Spring Campaign | Digital - A...

Plenty of marketers are experimenting with Vine, but few have found ways to truly add value to the 6-second video platform for consumers. Lo

New technology allows professors to track whether students are reading t...

With the new platform CourseSmart Analytics, professors are able to see the students' level of engagement - how much of digital texts studen

Netflix's 'House of Cards' looks, but doesn't sound, like a hit

If "House of Cards" were an actual television show, this would be the day after its finale — a time to analyze the cultural impact of the E-

Want to visit Mars? Applications being taken

At least 20,000 really adventurous people have applied for a crack at a permanent trip to the red planet. After only one week, submissions t

Notch launches Drop, inspired by Super Hexagon, Fez and letters

In lieu of his Ludum Dare game, Notch today launched a Unity game called Drop, available online for free. Notch is, of course, the mastermin

Leaked Acer 8-inch tablet suggests transforming product line - SlashGear

This afternoon a device has leaked from the halls of Acer with an 8-inch display and a keyboard dock attached along its longest side. This d

A great new way to find international students: TOEFL prospecting

You can purchase customized lists of TOEFL takers from around the world. A new opportunity to market to prospective international students..

If you are reading this--RUN. Run as fast as you can out the door, get in your car and go to one of the other locations (South Elgin or Dundee Avenue, Elgin). The food was bland and tasteless at best, the service rude, the facility/atmosphere trashy (and not in the "i'm a fun, dive-y old fixture of the community that's been serving you chicago-style italian beef and more for decades" sort of way). you have been warned.
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