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English to Klingon, Perhaps

Posted by on Nov 13, 2012 | 0 comments

English to Klingon, Perhaps

Microsoft may boldly go where no one has gone before. At a demonstration in China on Oct. 25, Microsoft’s chief research officer Rick Rashid revealed a new technology seemingly straight out of Star Trek. In the classic sci-fi television show, a gadget known as the “universal translator” (seen here) was used to decipher languages in the 22nd century. And now, Microsoft has...

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Wanted: Badass Ninjas

Posted by on Jun 15, 2012 | 0 comments

Wanted: Badass Ninjas

Does that describe you in a nutshell? Are you afraid if you put that as a qualification on your resume you will scare off employers by exposing the true depths of your talent? So what gives? It seems that in the fierce competition for top-level programming talent, technology companies hope a fun job description will help give them the edge. “It’s a way to stand out,” Eric Gaydos, Associate...

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For The Love Of The Silicon

Posted by on Apr 25, 2012 | 0 comments

We all love technology, don’t we? The beeps, the boops, the touchscreens, the Bluetooth, everything that makes our world wireless, our data given to us at high-speeds, and the form & function the arouses our eyes, and opens our wallets. Does anyone even remember the days before mass e-mails, Facetime, and digital signatures? It seems like ages ago, the stone age. Video conferencing?...

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Tekken. Street Fighter. Together For Battle

Posted by on Feb 29, 2012 | 0 comments

Two of the most vaunted fighting game worlds are clashing together for the first time this year, in the game Street Fighter X Tekken (the X stands for cross). Two powerhouse franchises that have been around for 15 plus years. Powered by the Street Fighter 4 game engine, Tekken characters like Jin, Kuma, and Nina Willams enter the world of Ken, Ryu, Guile, and the rest of the world warriors...

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3M May Have “The Touch”.

Posted by on Jan 24, 2012 | 0 comments

3M May Have “The Touch”.

Move over Microsoft Surface, the multi-touch capacitive table computer, 3M steps into the ring with their own from their Touch Systems division. A 46-inch, projected “Capacitive Technology Screen”, this beautiful device has the potential to recognize 60 touch points. The PROTOTYPE (yes, put it back in your pants, Chip) currently is at recognizing only 20 touch points, but it’s...

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