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01.04.11
Scientists use Wiimote to measure water evaporation rates
01.04.11

Scientists use Wiimote to measure water evaporation rates

A recently published report in the Water Resources Research academic journal describes an experimen...

By M. Schramm,   01.04.11
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07.13.10
Shocker: Geeks more likely to be bullied
07.13.10

Shocker: Geeks more likely to be bullied

Sadly, a review of scientific literature shows things don't quite play out as per the picture above...

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04.10.10
Intel's 48-core processor destined for science, ships to universities soon
04.10.10

Intel's 48-core processor destined for science, ships to universities soon

If you've been hankering to get your hands on that stamp-sized 48-core processor Intel introduced l...

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01.13.10
Educators find common ground in Second Life, for now
01.13.10

Educators find common ground in Second Life, for now

There's no doubt in our minds that virtual environments are here to stay, for a significant fraction...

By Tateru Nino,   01.13.10
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12.12.09
New study reveals insights into gender in MMOs
12.12.09

New study reveals insights into gender in MMOs

A new study has appeared over at the Virtual Worlds Observatory, the home of a team of social scien...

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12.09.09
Stop playing your favorite game
12.09.09

Stop playing your favorite game

Do we have everyone's attention? Great. Now do exactly that. Stop playing your favorite game. N...

By E. Lefebvre,   12.09.09
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12.06.09
The art of the expansion
12.06.09

The art of the expansion

Expansions are a fact of life for MMOs. We all know it, and while we might not necessarily like th...

By E. Lefebvre,   12.06.09
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12.06.09
The catch point of the free-to-play model
12.06.09

The catch point of the free-to-play model

With the successful transition of Dungeons and Dragons Online to the free-to-play model, there's a...

By E. Lefebvre,   12.06.09
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12.06.09
The Daily Grind: Is it lonely in here, or is it just me?
12.06.09

The Daily Grind: Is it lonely in here, or is it just me?

There's nothing like the feeling of going back to an old favorite. You might or might not be enjoy...

By E. Lefebvre,   12.06.09
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