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August, 2008

August 22, 2008  5:54 AM

XNA Game Studio offers opportunities for developers — what about the gamers?

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pong.jpg Ah, Pong. I pretty much understood that game. You may gather I'm not up to speed on...

August 20, 2008  6:58 PM

Video: MIT’s OpenCourseWare — Introduction to Algorithms (Lesson 1 and 2)

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Thanks to a friendly Creative Commons license, these introductory lectures could be uploaded to Google Video by Peteris Krumins from the host on MIT’s...

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August 20, 2008  5:48 PM

Would you click a link offering to infect your computer? 409 people did.

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Security researcher Didier Stevens conducted a test last year to see what kind of a clickthrough rate you might get from an ad offering drive-by downloads. .16%, as it turns out... Here's an excerpt from his blog post about the...

August 19, 2008  5:57 PM

The floppy hasn’t died — it’s just become virtual

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floppy-disks.jpg On Of Zen and Computing,

August 19, 2008  12:42 AM

Bizzwords: Business lingo describes the state and style of the information age

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Isn't it amazing how the business lingo of the times reflects the technologies, anxieties and energies of a period? My local NPR station, WBUR, featured...

August 18, 2008  11:00 PM

Jive Software’s Clearspace upgrades enterprise social software

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As is the case with many astute creators of enterprise social software makers,  Jive Software's user interface designers have clearly been paying attention to...

August 8, 2008  11:03 AM

Google helps you keep up with the Olympics

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These days, Google isn't just a search engine, though of course google.com is the starting point for most online searches. As Dylan Casey points out on the Official Google Blog, Google has now made it easier than ever for users to

August 7, 2008  4:31 PM

How you can watch the Olympics live online (and what sysadmins can do about it)

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After years of buildup, the Olympics are about to kick off tomorrow in Beijing. As Shamus McGillicuddy reports,

August 1, 2008  10:29 AM

Video: Jimmy Wales on Google’s Knol

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Jimmy Wales, co-founder of Wikipedia, talked to WNYC's Brian Lehrer about Google Knol, a new...

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