writes "I need a video editor that has the following:
add voice, music, or both -unlimited
include pictures, video, slideshows, file presentations
be able to add credits, title, and if necessary text before during or after video,slideshows, pictures
not cost an arm and a leg I am on a budget of less than 150 bucks here.
be able to upload to YouTube or my website, or my blog which is WordPress.
nice transitions, video effects would be a plus.
use for commercial — non commercial
I have used a few as a test run but many lack one or two things above. The one I thought was promising didn't handle sound very well on my box which is windows 7. That was Windows live movie maker. Even using the fade feature did not stop a sound file from handling certain files correctly. The file tended to jump at you, or you could not hear it very well. I believe it had something to do with the quality of the file itself."
writes "I have created a new website (May 2010) based on a social network theme. First off I have about 80 members. Of these 80 about four post content. Always posting to the same category. The rest log in to just read the content. I want more participation. None of them participate in the groups section of the site. (Burned out on groups?) The website has been building up on people just visiting to read content also. Unfortunately this is where it ends. Everyone loves the idea, but it seems more like to just read the posts, without adding content etc.
I got the idea to go the open source route hoping this may help the website out. How could this help a social website, and how do I go about this if it is feasible? I do not mind doing a copy left instead of a copy right. But would this open the door up for others to copy my idea, instead of helping my website to grow? How do I get the Opensource community to embrace my website? Should I change the website back to a beta if I do this? Should I allow coders to create apps for the website? What things should I consider before embracing the open source community? What type of Opensource license should I consider using? Do I need to make changes? This will be my first Open Source project. I did not post the addy, because I did not want this post to look spammy. Suggestions, and ideas welcomed. Check my profile for the website url. Thanks for all help on my project."
writes "Researchers have different ideas as to why people fail to use security measures. Some feel that regardless of what happens, users will only do the minimum required. Others believe security tasks are rejected because users consider them to be a pain. A third group maintains user education is not working. Herley offers a different viewpoint. He contends that user rejection of security advice is based entirely on the economics of the process."Link to Original Source
writes ""Market researcher NPD Group, meanwhile, noted in one of its reports that the Wii was favored among heavy game users, compared with Nintendo's PS3."
Yes it's a blunder. Located here: latest game ? restructuring
But it's a funny one too!"
writes "I saw a news article on why you should buy Plasma instead of LCD TV's. The article is located here: Buy Plasma It just sparked my interest. Flat panel TV's have the market now. Our analog TV's are on their way out. I am sure many will be thinking of purchasing their new Flat panel within the next couple years. Have you given this any thought? Which do you prefer Plasma or LCD? Why? A maker of the Plasma, Panasonic was clear to point out their reasons to go with Plasma. They sell both the Plasma and the LCD. They have been pushing ads that sell the consumer on the plasma TV's over the LCD's. You can read this here:
Plasma vs lcd Is this a good argument? Or just hype? Do you still plan to go with a LCD, or do you plan to purchase a Plasma?"
writes "Open source gift guide
There are hundreds of gift guides this holiday season filled with junk you can buy — but a lot of time you actually don't own it, you can't improve upon it, you can't share it or make it better, you certainly can't post the plans, schematics and source code either. We want to change that, we've put together our picks of interesting open source hardware projects, open source software, services and things that have the Maker-spirit of open source. ...
writes "McAfee advertises Windows woes ... WEB SECURITY FIRMS are feeling a bit insecure at the moment. From the looks of things many feel that Security Software will be a part of the past. I don't doubt that Vista will be better Security wise, but aren't many crying fowl far too soon? Don't count your chickens until they hatch. The biggest one to be crying fowl is Microsoft. They have no intentions on releasing any info until Vista goes public. In the news... Many have said the Vista's kernel has already been cracked. So is this doom, ... and is Microsoft so on top of things as they claim? Or are they fixing to fall hard? Who will be the looser? Us or them?
writes "Everyone knows about the Sex Offender list... But a Meth Offender list? Tennessee is one of three States to have a meth offender list online. Is this the wave of the future? Will other States keep a watchful eye to see how these three States fair in fighting drugs? I must admit, it is a good way to see where this drug may be in your area. But is it going too far? Or should they make public online all drug offenders? I can't help but think if all States did this which ones would be the worse off? Plus I believe it would open many eyes to what is going on around them, and to be a shock to many.
http://www.wrcbtv.com/news/index.cfm?sid=3405 Reported by Will Carr
http://www.tennesseeanytime.org/methor/ meth list"
writes "Can a EULA override your First Amendment rights?
Culver City Forces Users to Waive Free Speech Rights
Courtesy of Dave Weinberger, I came across this item from First Amendment attorney John Mitchell that seems too bad to be true, but it is. Culver City, CA is offering its citizens free Wi-Fi service, but there's one big hitch: users formally agree to give up their First Amendment rights before using the network.