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Not Everyone Is Sold on Computers in Schools
"...Vergburg had always been a little curious about using computers in her Hill Elementary School classroom, but frankly, she..."

July 25, 1997 News Feature by Roseana Auten

Hidden Figures
True story of NASA's black women mathematicians
"...Back in the days of mainframes, before computers became compact household commodities, the word "computer" was mostly..."

Jan. 6, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

California Typewriter
An ode to the analog
"...who have always preferred to use them instead of computers, as well as those who collect them, repair them,..."

Sept. 22, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Luv Doc: Falling in Love
Mac people are annoyingly fond of their computers
"...on the other hand, are annoyingly fond of their computers - partly because they dropped a ton of cash..."

March 7, 2014 Column by The Luv Doc

Pulse, the American remake of Kiyoshi Kurosawa's 2001 horror film Kairo, is the McDonald's Unhappy Meal to the original's elegantly obtuse sashimi o' sorrow.
"...mind is that he starts sending electronic transmissions (via computers, phones, etc.) to her and others from – where..."

Aug. 18, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW Interactive Festival
Artificial intelligence, nanobots, and wearable computers
"...had people dreaming of (and fearing) a future where computers would be our thinking, feeling chums. So it's 2001..."

March 23, 2001 Screens Feature by Kim Mellen

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
In something of a prequel, this is Jack Ryan's origin story – before Tom Clancy got his hooks in him.
"...of analysts barking as they plink away on their computers; an Energizer Bunny-like baddie who won’t stay dead: We’ve..."

Jan. 24, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

A Mighty Heart
Based on the true events surrounding journalist Danny Pearl’s kidnapping and murder in Pakistan, this drama by Michael Winterbottom and starring Angelina Jolie is more aloof than melodramatic.
"...of a procedural thriller, beating down doors and seizing computers. A sudden curveball in the narrative drew gasps from..."

June 22, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Yes Men
The Yes Men are a couple of prankster activists whose target in this movie is the World Trade Organization.
"...just how far a couple of guys, a few computers, and a good sense of humor can go...."

Oct. 8, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Conceiving Ada
"...R.U. Sirius and J.D. Wolfe. Increasingly, the line between computers and filmmaking is blurring. Recent storylines in multiplex releases..."

June 11, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

U.S. Marshals
"...overestimate the mass action-movie audience's level of interest in computers, electronic surveillance devices, and other high-tech gewgaws. (Translation: Too..."

March 6, 1998 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Horny teenagers in goofy clothes avert eco-disaster and triumph over the government.
"...minutes music video co-sponsored by Sega, MTV, and Apple Computers. Silly, predictable, and, dare I say it, oddly endearing,..."

Sept. 22, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...light take on the ever-present question of humanity versus computers, and what to do when the machines try to..."

Aug. 13, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Until the End of the World
Chopped to ribbons by the American distributor upon its initial release, Wenders’ sprawling Odyssean epic is only now seen in its true form, in a positively Homeric 295 minute version.
" Video phones, Dommartin's pocket video recorder, and chatty computers. In fact, in this future, technology has a friendly..."

Feb. 28, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

This Week's Waste of Time
You have died of dysentery
"...If there's one thing we learned from computers in the early 90s it's that dysentery is bad...."

May 11, 2012 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Saving All Our Changes
Cyber-castoffs are curated at Austin's Goodwill Computer.
"...Try to remember when "computers" first became an ubiquitous part of your daily life...."

Dec. 8, 2000 Features Feature by Michael King

The Brain Behind Cyc
Doug Lenat discusses artificial intelligence and its increasing presence in the next century.
"...might ultimately affect just about anyone who interacts with computers in the course of their mundane existence -- which..."

Dec. 24, 1999 Screens Feature by Sidney Moody

Naked City
The school district doesn't know who left its old computers by the roadside.
"...Last week's discovery of an illegal roadside dumping of computers ["TCE Discovers Illegal Cyber Dump," Dec. 12] had one..."

Dec. 19, 2003 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Holiday Wish Lists 2006
Give 'til it helps: Part 2
"...Computers with DVD-burning capability..."

Dec. 22, 2006 Features Feature

The Net
A Brief History of the Internet
" link up a few major university and government computers. The result was ARPANET, the first glimmer of today's..."

Jan. 1, 1999 Screens Feature by John Avignone

Women on Top
The Risks and Rewards of Being a Woman In Austin's High Tech World
"...a time when everyone didn't know how to use computers, but Georgia Jones remembers it...."

Nov. 24, 2000 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Branch by Branch
CARVER (3.0 stars)
"...Free-Net workstations and two catalog terminals, Carver has seven computers for patron use. AND... Carver was the Chronicle's "Best..."

Sept. 20, 1996 News Feature

Warm Fuzzies Follow AISD Linux Flap
All is well after a teacher's misunderstanding about open-source software sparked much unexpected ire
"...disks were provided by HeliOS, a nonprofit that donates computers and open-source software to disadvantaged children. The teacher, whom..."

Dec. 26, 2008 News Feature by Justin Ward

Wish List
Give 'Til It Helps, Part 2

Dec. 21, 2007 Features Feature

Developing World Is Our Toxic Techno Trash Dumpster
Tons of electronic waste are polluting poor countries rather than being recycled
"...In the port city of Lagos, Nigeria, investigators found computers with ID tags from the cities of Houston and..."

Nov. 4, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
The Texas Campaign for the Environment uncovers an illegal computer dump in Northeast Austin.
"...comprehensive electronic waste recycling program. The dump contains 20 computers, some of which had asset tags identifying them as..."

Dec. 12, 2003 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Dude, Are You Recycling?
Environmentalist demand that Dell recycle obsolete computers; Dell replies that it is already doing so.
"...Round Rock-based Dell Computer, the industry leader in personal computers...."

May 31, 2002 News Feature by Lee Nichols

What Galleries Are Doing on the World Wide Web Why Net Art?
"...The Internet, that international network of computers on which people share information in the form of..."

Jan. 19, 1996 Arts Feature

Conference Quick Cuts
SXSW Film + Interactive
"...much video presents a daunting task to any person, computers lack human fatigue and provide ever-improving curation at an..."

March 16, 2012 Screens Feature

Wish List
Here's your chance to give back to the areas of our community that need it the most
"...Two PC computers (Windows XP or newer)..."

Dec. 19, 2008 News Feature by Kate X Messer

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