earthrise from the moon, NASA, 2015

On this day … a commitment to science, technology and space

And humanity. On this day, 55 years ago, President John F. Kennedy challenged Congress and Americans to think big, to look beyond the stirrings of conflict in the developing world, to “turn recession into recovery”, and to turn our eyes to the stars. Unemployment was 7.1%, the peak of the recession. And the recovery he led — […]

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Twitter will relax its 140-character limit

UPDATED The big news in today’s announcement from Twitter: media attachments (images, video, links, polls) will no longer “count” against the 140-character limit that is the platform’s defining characteristic. When will it happen? Sometime “over the coming months.” Other changes: The user-name(s) that leads a “reply” (an @ tweet that is a REPLY not a brand-new […]