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If you haven't heard of the upcoming 1984-2014 Maciversary, well either you aren't paying attention or perhaps you have an actual life. Us? We've been going back and forth talking about this thing for the last month. And one of our most contentious issues involves what exactly counts as a Mac. Som...

January 20th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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If you missed Malcolm Gladwell's article, Creation Myth: Xerox PARC, Apple, and the Truth about Innovation, in the May 16 issue of The New Yorker, then you should tune into a recent episode of NPR's All Things Considered. In this seven-minute interview, Gladwell talks about Steve Jobs and his now...

May 17th 2011 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Nick Yee from the Daedalus Project is now looking for data for a new project he's working on with the Palo Alto Research Center. Now, PARC is a pretty big name in computing, and Nick Yee is justly known for his long running work on the Daedalus Project, so the idea that a group with PARC's resource...

March 17th 2010 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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The folks at Xerox has been working on their "erasable paper" idea for some time now, but it looks like they've been making some real progress as of late, with them now even going so far as to say that they hope to have an actual product available sometime next year. The paper itself, however, appe...

May 5th 2008 at 11:46am 0 Comments
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Actually, it tracks MMOs, but what a clever title, huh? The Daedalus Project is the demographic/analysis website created and maintained by Nick Yee, a graduate student of Stanford University in the field of Communications who now works at the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC). Nick's site is notewort...

February 29th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Researchers at PARC have spent the past three years studying the social aspects of MMO's, and have come to some interesting conclusions.  In their minds, making the games better places to socialize and interact with others could mean an improved bottom line for the game developers - even though...

June 9th 2006 at 4:00pm 0 Comments