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  Technology hype - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hype (or hyperbole) is a common marketing technique in the information technology industry and other technology industries.
There is usually hype at the introduction of any new technology, but only after some time has passed can it be judged as true hype or justified acclaim.
Hype can be generated both by companies seeking financial investment or gain from their emerging technology, or academic researchers seeking notoriety for their research.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Technology_hype   (337 words)

 Hyperbole - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In show business, hyperbole (known as hype or media hype) is the practice of spending money on public relations in an attempt to bolster public interest in (for example) a movie, television show, or performing artist.
However, some sources insist that its origin is early 20th century narcotics slang and that it is a shortening and alteration from hypodermic.
The "hype" has been scientifically studied in the dissertation The Grammar of the Hype by Johan Cronehed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hype   (248 words)

 Hype Cycle
Since 1995, Gartner has used Hype Cycles to characterize the over-enthusiasm or "hype" and subsequent disappointment that typically happens with the introduction of new technologies (see Understanding Gartner's Hype Cycles) for an introduction to the Hype Cycle concepts).
Hype Cycles also show how and when technologies move beyond the hype, offer practical benefits and become widely accepted.
The first phase of a Hype Cycle is the "technology trigger" or breakthrough, product launch or other event that generates significant press and interest.
www4.gartner.com /pages/story.php.id.8795.s.8.jsp   (270 words)

 Technology hype -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
(Blatant or sensational promotion) Hype (or hyperbole) is a common marketing technique in the (Click link for more info and facts about information technology) information technology industry and other (The practical application of science to commerce or industry) technology industries.
Because of the (Click link for more info and facts about logistic curve) logistic curve nature of technology adoption, it is difficult to see at this point whether the hype is excessive.
(Nuclear fusion at or near room temperatures; claims to have discovered it are generally considered to have been mistaken) Cold Fusion is probably one of the best examples of hype, and how the popular press will report without question conclusions that would never survive peer review.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/te/technology_hype.htm   (649 words)

 Films :: Global Griot Productions
A DAY IN THE HYPE OF AMERICA, a feature documentary filmed entirely on December 31st 1999, offers a savvy critique of the hype and hysteria that made the arrival of the millennium such an anticlimax.
In the dusty expanse of Southern Arizona, Jacque Zaleski, the eccentric leader of a community of Wicca survivalists, is putting the finishing touches on her eco-friendly ranch in preparation for Y2K.
A Day in the Hype of America is not only an astonishingly polished first feature documentary, it’s also a knowing look behind the curtain on one of the most over-anticipated days in recent history: New Year’s Eve, 1999.
www.globalgriot.com /films.php?id=1   (896 words)

Hype, an entertainment communications agency with a name that says it all, provides writing, publicity and marketing services to creative content providers.
Since Hype's inception, we've cultivated relationships with the press in a variety of media outlets.
We have positioned the company as a resource to both press and clients so that we can place compelling stories in a targeted fashion.
www.hypeworld.com   (182 words)

 Music Feature - Music - Ministry of Sound   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hype!" is the highly anticipated debut single from North West London collective SLK and is the first release on Ministry of Sound’s brand new Urban imprint Smoove Records.
Hype!” injects that old skool garage appeal into the more lyrically edgy, bass line rapturous sound of grime.
Already an underground anthem, it is currently the most requested video on Channel U and receiving heavy rotation across the pirate dial - it’s a musical formula looking set to takeover airwaves and dance floors nationwide.
www.ministryofsound.com /music/singles/SLK-HypeHype   (317 words)

 Hype! (1996)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It's my hope that future musicians who are trying to make real music as opposed to Spice Girls pap and that ilk will look at this documentary and try not to make the same mistakes, and allow the hype to overwhelm what could have been a real musical revolution.
The high points (or low points, depending on your point of view) are the Muzak version of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and when the ex-Sub Pop employee made up "grunge" terms that The New York Times printed as gospel.
I wish this had acknowledged earlier Seattle musicians like Hendrix and Heart, and tried to answer whether the Nirvana-Pearl Jam feud was real or just part of the hype, but otherwise, this is an important cautionary tale, and it's also fun and informative.
us.imdb.com /Title?0116589   (314 words)

 CNN.com - Year of shark 'hype,' says expert - September 4, 2001
MIAMI, Florida (CNN) -- Despite two fatal shark attacks this week and huge media coverage of almost every shark attack this summer, experts say such assaults by the cartilaginous fish are down in numbers this year.
"This is the summer of the shark hype, not the summer of the shark," Sam Gruber, a marine biologist at the University of Miami, told CNN.
Gruber, considered one of top experts on sharks, said the real feeding frenzy has been by the media, not the sharks.
archives.cnn.com /2001/US/09/03/shark.perspective   (521 words)

This is a short description of HYPE, the author's implementation of object-oriented capabilities for Forth.
HYPE originally grew from Dick Pountain's 1987 landmark book "Object-oriented Forth" [Academic Press].
Here is a HYPE version of Bernd Paysan's example, transcribed from his 12-line OOF:
home.netsurf.de /helge.horch/hype.html   (794 words)

 Planet Hype
Wednesday, 12 Oct 2005 - You can now download the first iPod compatible M:G video file from Planet Hype Jukebox.
Wednesday, 05 Oct 2005 - In the aftermath of Gulf Coast hurricanes Katrina and Rita's swift devastation, and the government's seemingly sluggish response, many artists have spent the past few...
"Planet Hype" and the "PHype" logo are trademarks.
www.planethype.com   (102 words)

 welcome to type hype creative haus
Get 100% enterprising words, images, ideas and direction for your project, be it print, web or a sleek hybrid deftly engineered for greater reach and unrivaled impact.
At type hype creative haus, that’s what we provide.
A new video/film project is currently under development—with type hype providing direction, editing, audio, scriptwriting and finished DVD production.
www.type-hype.com   (152 words)

 Encyclopedia: The Great White Hype
People who viewed "The Great White Hype" also viewed:
The 1996 movie The Great White Hype stars Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Berg, Damon Wayans, Jeff Goldblum, Jon Lovitz, and Cheech Marin.
The Great White Hype at the Internet Movie Database
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/The-Great-White-Hype   (424 words)

 SPACE.com -- The Impact Debate Part 2: Media Hype
Thats why I am uncomfortable with ongoing efforts to underestimate or belittle the concerns people have about the impact hazard.
NASA Scientists Call British Media's Asteroid Hype Unethical Rubbish
Launch and land on a weightless flight from NASA's Shuttle Landing Facility at the Kennedy Space Center on Nov. 5.
www.space.com /scienceastronomy/impact_debate_part2_030218.html   (2446 words)

 HYPE Records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Through an agreement with Live365.com we are able to promote our HYPE Records artists through live streaming on the internet.
We have a streaming program being broadcast in stereo and optimized for 33.6 modems.
Included in the broadcast are some great clips from the "Bob and Ray Radio Show" featuring Bob Ketchum and Ray Miller as well as some memorable jam sessions recorded at the studio....
clients.oznet.com /cedarcrest/hype.html   (306 words)

 RA: Resident Advisor - DJ Hype DJ Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
RA: Resident Advisor - DJ Hype DJ Page
DJ Hype currently ranks 378 of the 515 artists listed.
To rate artists on RA's DJ Pages you need to be a registered member.
www.residentadvisor.net /dj_view.asp?ID=80   (144 words)

 Hype - Free Shipping & Return Shipping
Would you like to be notified when we add new styles of Hype?
You can search for Hype by color, size, and width at the bottom of this page!
Smart in detailing and direction without sacrificing quality.
www.zappos.com /n/br/b/227.html   (118 words)

 »»Mortgage Reviews««
This book says nothing about using high leverage to get rich in real estate.
As to infomercial hype, Eldred actually lambasts these gurus and warns how their "techniques" can lead the gullible to financial ruin.
He even cautions strongly against home equity loans.) If you want to learn your financing options as well as the "tricks of the trade", you won't find a better book than this one.
www.money-book-review.com /Mortgage   (984 words)

 The Hype-A-Tron 4000: Don't Leave the Combine Without It
Need to find a way to insert yourself into water cooler conversations nationwide?
Need to start getting mentioned on television by the traffic cop of hype Mel Kiper Jr.?
You could always let your performance speak for itself but that takes years for most media outlets to notice.
www.contractbud.com /?article=esb_hypeatron   (982 words)

 Energy drinks Hype and Hype Lite, energy drink with ginseng and guarana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Energy drinks Hype and Hype Lite, energy drink with ginseng and guarana
Welcome to Hype.com, home to the great tasting
If you have any questions regarding our energy drinks, please feel free to
www.hype.com /home.htm   (60 words)

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