The "Talking Heads decision," is a slighly notorious Fifth Circuit Appeals decision in which the court quoted dozens of Talking Heads songs and lyrics.
Raleigh Abner had a wild, wild life ofcorporate "alter egos" since he was not responsible to a viable boardof directors or supervisory corporate officers for any businesstransaction he consummated. For purposes of the present appeal,however, the only transaction of consequence is the sale of the Abnerfamily residence at 303 Lakeside Lane in Webster, Texas. This house waspurchased for approximately $ 240,000 by Raleigh Abner in hisindividual capacity in late 1979 and refurbished with thousands ofdollars "borrowed" from a few of Raleigh Abner's companies. In 1982 theAbners decided to pull up the roots, so the house wasconveyed to "303 Lakeside Group, Inc.," a corporation created byRaleigh Abner to hold the homestead and allow him to borrow against thecontract of sale with the purchaser of the property. n1 The 303Lakeside home eventually sold for approximately one milliondollars.
Graham Clark, the 17-year-old Florida boy accused of pulling off the big Twitter hack, pled not guilty to charges on Tuesday. During the security breach, top accounts including Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and Tesla/SpaceX CEO Elon Musk were taken over to push a bitcoin scam.
In this footage, a supercomputer’s CPU cores — nearly 900 of them — are neatly lined up in the Task Manager. The Doom logo appears, generated by code that targets each core. Then Doom itself plays, each “pixel” generated by thrashing a core with just the right amount of busy work. Max Holt: Finally got […]
The UK government today ordered domestic companies to stop buying equipment from Chinese vendor Huawei and to stop using its kit entirely by 2027. Huawei is suspected to be an arm of the Chinese government, breaking into western markets (and maybe its networks) by selling impossibly cheap equipment. The UK only recently approved more Huawei […]
Part of the reason WordPress is the undisputed king of website creation is its open-source framework, allowing anyone to create plugins offering levels of functionality to WordPress sites that were unprecedented. So where do you find all the great ideas that are pushing WordPress forward? You can sample a heaping spoonful of that innovation with […]
If you’re a photographer, videographer, or graphic designer, you’ve got a lot of competition charging up behind you. Because while you’ve been trained as a content creator, the task of snapping brilliant images, capturing well-composed video, and posting effective social media is now part of literally everyone’s skill set. For years, Adobe and their ubiquitous […]
After years of hearing a steady drumbeat about the necessity of surfing the web under the protection of a VPN, even the most technophobic among us are starting to come around. But even knowing the dangers one can face from cybercrooks phishing for information from unsuspecting victims online, those last holdouts still have some fears. […]