Paul Bourke and a few of his colleagues from the University of Western Australia have recently developed an immersive 3D environment using a SXGA+ projector, a Dome, a MacBook Pro, and finally, a Wiimote. Check it out: The exercise illustrated here was to evaluate the potential of the Wii as a low cost wireless 3D […]
Kiltak sent me a message last night saying that the baby is on the way! Good luck to Kiltak, his wife and newborn child! That means I’m starting my guest blogging labors earlier than expected, too. Ok, breathe: hoo-hoo-hee. hoo-hoo-hee. I’ll have something posted here soon.
NTT DoCoMo, one of the biggest mobile communications companies in the world, has recently produced an interesting video taking a look at the future of mobile technology. If everything they show in this presentation becomes true, the future will indeed be an interesting time to live in. Enjoy the show! Part 1 Part 2
By Matt Pearson Contributing Writer, [GAS] A lovely new zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Windows has hit the public scene. At the end of March, exploitation of a previously (publicly) unknown vulnerability in Windows’ animated cursor (ANI) processing was detected in the wild. This new vulnerability is now being widely exploited to install Trojan malware into […]
Loyal reader Richard sent us an email yesterday asking about what WordPress plugins we were using on [GAS], so I decided to write a post compiling my 10 favorite ones to answer his question. Like most WordPress plugins, the ones we’re using are all free and easy to install. –Adsense-Deluxe Allows you to quickly place Google AdSense […]
The folks at PCworld have published an interesting article last week taking a look at Firefox 3’s newest alpha release. If you are like me and are looking forward to the next version of Firefox, head over to PCworld and check this article out. I think you will be pleased by what the next version […]
–How to Understand More of What you Read Do you want to understand more of what you read, even when the material seems to be too complex for you? No problem! Just follow Ann McNeal’s four-step guide for reading a research paper. –Office Ergonomics – Make Your Work Hours at the Computer More Comfortable A […]
Researchers at the University of Twente in The Netherlands won a prestigious place in the ‘Hall of Fame’ of videos about fluid-in-motion. They have made a video of leaping shampoo, in which they explain the so-called Kaye effect. Scientifically interesting but also of great aesthetic beauty! The Kaye Effect is a strange property of complex […]