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06.20.11
British Library and Google Books partner up to digitize 250,000 out-of-copyright works
06.20.11

British Library and Google Books partner up to digitize 250,000 out-of-copyright works

Oh paper, ye olde guardian of human wisdom, culture, and history, why must you be so fragile and...

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04.22.11
'3D Towers' double disk storage capacity, don't require glasses
04.22.11

'3D Towers' double disk storage capacity, don't require glasses

Here's some exciting news for all you data storage enthusiasts and academics out there: researcher...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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