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02.07.13
What can WoW and other MMOs teach us about literature and storytelling?
02.07.13

What can WoW and other MMOs teach us about literature and storytelling?

While the world of academia has not infrequently pried back the edges of World of Warcraft to pee...

By L. Poisso,   02.07.13
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01.24.13
Universities to offer free online courses with credit, let us try before we learn
01.24.13

Universities to offer free online courses with credit, let us try before we learn

It's not really practical to give universities a meaningful test drive. Not without ample amounts...

By J. Fingas,   01.24.13
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12.11.12
Access4Kids input device allows disabled children to control touch-centric tablets (video)
12.11.12

Access4Kids input device allows disabled children to control touch-centric tablets (video)

The innovation world at large has been crafting ways for handicapped individuals to interact with...

By D. Murph,   12.11.12
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11.26.12
Cambridge University starts Doomwatch unit, hires Skype co-founder to fight the future
11.26.12

Cambridge University starts Doomwatch unit, hires Skype co-founder to fight the future

Despite warnings to the contrary, Cyberdyne, SkyNet and Demon Seed are technological terrors that...

By D. Cooper,   11.26.12
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11.04.12
Proportional VR experiment shrinks man down to rat size, lets us play games with rodents
11.04.12

Proportional VR experiment shrinks man down to rat size, lets us play games with rodents

Sure, you can always play catch with the dog, but what kind of game can you play with a caged rode...

By S. Buckley,   11.04.12
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10.20.12
Rice University offers course on Old Norse mythology, Skyrim
10.20.12

Rice University offers course on Old Norse mythology, Skyrim

Look, you don't need an expensive piece of paper from some institution to know that you're the Dohv...

By J. Mallory,   10.20.12
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10.19.12
Microsoft launches four-year, $80 Office 365 University subscription for students
10.19.12

Microsoft launches four-year, $80 Office 365 University subscription for students

Microsoft's given Xbox love to PC-buying students recently, and it's just announced that it'll car...

By S. Dent,   10.19.12
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09.06.12
Engadget's $50,000 back to school sweepstakes: just 24 hours to go!
09.06.12

Engadget's $50,000 back to school sweepstakes: just 24 hours to go!

Have you entered our back to school giveaway yet? If you've already commented on each of 15 eligib...

By Z. Honig,   09.06.12
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09.03.12
There are just four days left to enter our back to school sweepstakes with nearly $50,000 in prizes!
09.03.12

There are just four days left to enter our back to school sweepstakes with nearly $50,000 in prizes!

During the month of August, we published 14 back to school guides, covering product categories ran...

By Z. Honig,   09.03.12
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