22nd December 2012 Archive
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Stob Back when England was Top Nation in computing: reassembled from ancient parchments
Editor's Note: Verity Stob's celebrated history of computing was first published in EXE magazine in 1997, but has been unobtainable on the internets for several years. Now, thanks to the painstaking reconstruction of small pieces of parchment, and a small monetary inducement, we can now bring it to you as a Seasonal Treat. With …
Verity Stob 22 Dec 11:01
Curiosity looks for Martians, we search for a habitable planet
In a year dominated by Martian news, the pioneering Earthling spirit of one Elon Musk and the hunt for a second human home also grabbed some cosmic headlines. The year started with Curiosity's journey to the Red Planet, dodging solar flares as it thrust its way towards its mission on Mars. Despite the brand new landing …
Science 22 Dec 11:57
- IT bloke publishes comprehensive maps of CALL CENTRE menu HELL
- Nine-year-old Opportunity Mars rover sets NASA distance record
- Analysis Who is the mystery sixth member of LulzSec?
- Prankster 'Superhero' takes on robot traffic warden AND WINS
- Comment Congress: It's not the Glass that's scary - It's the GOOGLE