9th June 2007 Archive
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Nearly eclipsed by Eclipse, Microsoft opens tool platform to all
Pop along to Sourceforge and you’ll find many different programmers’ editors, many of which have been abandoned long before they’re ready for use. There’s not really any point developing an editor, when toolkits like Scite exist. The same is true of IDEs, when there’s the extensible Eclipse IDE to use. As a result it’s been …
Developer 9 Jun 2007, 03:25
Developing the Future Knowledge economy?
Developing The Future is an annual report from Microsoft and various industry partners, which looks at the UK software development industry in the context of the UK economy as a whole. The 2007 report is sponsored by City University, London; the British Computer Society, and Intellect (the trade association for the UK hi-tech …
Developer 9 Jun 2007, 04:47
Sims, FPS, MMOs...and now Xbox 360 controllers for war-bots
The convergence between videogaming and real-world warfare (at least, war as seen from a Western perspective) continues to advance. The US Army has been a leader in efforts to make use of gaming memes. This has been in pursuit of recruits from the post-Nintendo generations as much as anything, but the military also seeks …
Government 9 Jun 2007, 07:02
Could a rational debate actually be at hand?
Supporters of a regulated internet gambling environment testified before Congress yesterday, offering evidence that many of the alleged social ills associated with the industry are already being adequately addressed in jurisdictions that offer regulated gaming environments. "It was made clear at today's hearing that online …
Law 9 Jun 2007, 16:40
- Geek's Guide to Britain INSIDE GCHQ: Welcome to Cheltenham's cottage industry
- 'Catastrophic failure' of 3D-printed gun in Oz Police test
- Game Theory Is the next-gen console war already One?
- Analysis Spam and the Byzantine Empire: How Bitcoin tech REALLY works
- VIDEO Herschel Space Observatory spots galaxies merging