Group Unveils Subway Poster Campaign To Fight Homophobia

In the wake of the several teen suicides, a local group has launched a campaign against homophobia.</p>
I Love my Boo
I Love my Boo



10:10 No Pressure - Cut Carbon Emission Video

This is an ad that was supposed to make people be aware of the climate change and to take action about it.

The 10:10 campaign group self destructs with this violent and supposedly amusing video. They pulled the video after realising what a mistake it was...



New York to replace 250,000 street signs

Today's keyword: Clearview.

New York officials said it will cost about $27.5 million to replace all of the city's street signs to conform to national standards.



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10 Tech Start-Ups That Will Change Your Life

Full List - Tech Pioneers: 10 Start-Ups That Will Change Your Life - TIME.


Empire State Building : Official lighting schedule

10/25/2010 - 10/27/2010 White/White/White ESB Lighting
10/24/2010 Purple/Purple/White Alzheimer's Association, 2010 Memory Walk
10/22/2010 - 10/23/2010 Red/Red/Red Scholastic, 90th Anniversary Celebration and "Read Every Day. Lead a Better Life." Campaign
10/21/2010 Yellow/Yellow/Yellow The Afterschool Alliance, Lights on Afterschool
10/12/2010 - 10/20/2010 White/White/White ESB Lighting
10/11/2010 Red/White/Green Columbus Day
10/08/2010 - 10/10/2010 Orange/Yellow/Red Publicolor, 15th Anniversary of Publicolor Day
10/04/2010 - 10/07/2010 White/White/White ESB Lighting
10/02/2010 - 10/03/2010 Pink/Pink/White National Football League, A Crucial Catch for Breast Cancer Awareness
09/30/2010 - 10/01/2010 Pink/Pink/White The Est�e Lauder Companies' Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign and Global Landmark Illumination Initiative

via. Empire State Building : Official Internet Site.

Also, its history.

1932: The first light to shine atop the Empire State Building (November, 1932) was a searchlight beacon which told people for 50 miles that Franklin D. Roosevelt has been elected president of the United States.

1976: Colored lighting was first introduced by Douglas Leigh. The tower was lit in red, white and blue in celebration of the American Bicentennial.


Tokyos oldest man dead for 30 years

His granddaughter told investigators Kato holed up in his room about 30 years ago after declaring he wanted to be a living Buddha, police and Tokyo officials said. They believe Kato died soon after that.</p>

via Tokyos oldest man dead for 30 years - Telegraph.


Coding Procedures

1. Make it work</p>

2. Make it work well

3. Make it read well

via. iPhone Development Blog


Minnesota moves e-mail to Microsoft's cloud - Computerworld

Computerworld - Minnesota said Tuesday that it is moving its messaging and collaboration services to Microsoft's cloud computing platform in an effort to address multiple issues -- including an aging workforce, increasing red ink and a desire for shared services.</p>

Approximately 33,000 state workers in Minnesota will be affected by the move, which could be one of the largest public sector migrations to a cloud platform.

We will see how long it will take for Minnesota to halt their services. While Los Angeles moves to Google:

The City of Los Angeles late last year agreed to shift about 30,000 employees to Google Apps from the Novell GroupWise collaboration system.

via Minnesota moves e-mail to Microsoft's cloud - Computerworld.


Buffalo as Data Center Mecca

I would not mind moving to Canada if there is an attractive firm. Why not make all data centers automated and move to California?

In western New York, the Buffalo area may be fast becoming a prime location for data centers in America. Having recently hosted the opening of a new Yahoo data center in Lockport, the area is now being considered for a new Verizon data center.

via Buffalo as Data Center Mecca.