The joys of of the Furnace are nearly enough to overcome its ultimate letdown. The cast, for starters, is an embarrassment of riches: Christian Bale as a sturdy steel mill worker; Casey Affleck as his war haunted brother; Woody Harrelson as a scummy backwoods bare knuckle boxing czar. The story moves quickly but without hitting rote notes.
Being single was positively related to both addictive social networking and video gaming. Hierarchical regression analyses showed that demographic factors explained between 11% and 12% of the variance in addictive technology use. The mental health variables explained between 7% and 15% of the variance.
Sorry our schedules did not connect. I wanted to talk with you about the Community Appreciation Recognition that is planned for you and Connie at the September 25 Council Meeting. The Southwest Neighborhood Associations have asked the Council to allow them to express their appreciation to you and Connie for your acts of humanitarianism during the flash flooding event.
Audio starts playing immediately during a drop in, and the recipient has about 10 seconds to end the call before video fades into view. In theory this could turn the Echo Show into a frictionless in home intercom, or a way to keep tabs on elderly relatives, but my brief demo session didn give me a sense of how well this works.On some level, I suspect video chat is more about marketing than practicality. It not available on other Echo devices, so it may help justify the Echo Show $50 premium in people minds even if they seldom use the feature.The trade off with that camera is that an all seeing Alexa device might make some people skittish.
At their August 8 monthly meeting the Tenney Lapham Neighborhood Association voted to support another temporary 90 day ban on alcohol consumption at Reynolds Park. This was due primarily to input from neighbors living near the park who reported an increase in illegal behavior often associated with the over consumption alcohol. MPD Central District and I both support this as a temporary solution; it may take a week or more to enact as the Parks Division considers the request.
Researchers have found that there are two general price focused reasons consumers choose to purchase counterfeit goods. They may feel that the cost of the desired legitimate good is too high, thus they settle for a knockoff that costs a fraction of the price. Or, even if they could afford the legitimate good, they choose the fake because it seems to be a savvy shopping decision..