With the Internet making it easy to send e-cards to one another, the greeting card and postcard industry really has taken a financial hit.
Sure, nothing beats a well-written card, hand-selected at the local Walgreens or Target with a pithy note placed inside. Something that you can mail or hand-deliver to the desired recipient to let them know you’re thinking of them.
If you’ve been out of work for any length of time during this recession, you may want to consider that the issue with your lack of good job prospects may not have anything to do with WHAT you want to do, but rather WHERE you’re trying to work.
More specifically, how much money do you think you’ll need to live comfortably when you retire?
Obviously, the answer to the second question revolves around a complicated set of formulas based on how long you think you’re going to live and when you’re planning to retire. Where you’re going to live. Whether you are concerned about just your own expenses or if you’re supporting others (or having children take care of you).
So when we see reports that Friday has only earned around $45,000 so far, Web Watch begins to question who is right when it comes to calculating payouts and royalty checks for viral YouTube videos. So let’s take a look at this again, shall we?
Ray Kurzweil is a very bright, inventive person. Forbes magazine, for example, calls him the “ultimate thinking machine” and “the rightful heir to Thomas Edison”. Among his accomplishments is the flatbed scanner, text-to-speech reading machine for the blind, and a music synthesizer. He was inducted into the National Inventor’s Hall of Fame in 2002.
If you’ve ever wanted to work in the animation industry, whether it be for Disney or other cartoon-oriented companies, getting your own animation desk is almost always the first thing on an aspiring artist’s wish list.
While it’s not a usable version, you may want to check out this piece of swag sent to Web Watch from the fine folks at Walt Disney Animation Studios.
From pencils to pixels, and digits to digital, we celebrate our pioneers, artists, and storytellers, and look ahead to a rich slate of exciting new projects covering a wide spectrum of styles and subjects. The Disney drawing desk has been the starting point for some of our greatest stories, worlds and characters. This model symbolizes our proud heritage, and marks the Studio’s continued goal of telling great stories using a wide range of styles and techniques