Monthly Archives: August 2012

How many of you are self-taught/hobbyist programmers – GameDev.net

How many of you are self-taught/hobbyist programmersGameDev.netIf you get that CS degree, you can make a good career for yourself. If you end up not getting a career in CS, never stop programming, just make it a hobby and program … Continue reading

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Lego robotics brings mining to the classroom – ABC Online

Lego robotics brings mining to the classroomABC OnlineStudents in Western Australia's Pilbara region are using a popular toy to help equip them with skills to pursue careers in the mining industry. It's a program being welcomed by the industry which … Continue reading

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Robots with vision piece together damaged coral – Vision Systems Design (blog)

Vision Systems Design (blog) Robots with vision piece together damaged coralVision Systems Design (blog)The deep waters west of Scotland are characterized by the occurrence of large reef-forming corals that provide homes to thousands of animals. But Scottish corals are threatened … Continue reading

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Reality Robots Launches Be The Robot (BERO) – Animated Mobile Robot … – ParamusPost.com

Toy News Reality Robots Launches Be The Robot (BERO) – Animated Mobile Robot …ParamusPost.comDepending on the BERO model, robots react to smartphone notifications and are fully programmable, customizable and voice activated. BERO is packed with up to six motors for … Continue reading

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Shrew’s Whiskers Get Robotic Touch – Discovery News

Shrew's Whiskers Get Robotic TouchDiscovery NewsTony Prescott, a professor of cognitive neuroscience at the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom, and Tony Pipe, of the Bristol Robotics Lab at the University of West England, led a $6.75 million study … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Google, Apple CEOs in secret patent talks | – Reuters

Wall Street Journal Exclusive: Google, Apple CEOs in secret patent talks |ReutersSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google Inc Chief Executive Larry Page and Apple CEO Tim Cook have been conducting behind-the-scenes talks about a range of intellectual property matters, including the … Continue reading

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Judge refuses to delay NY case for Google appeal – Wall Street Journal

NorthJersey.com Judge refuses to delay NY case for Google appealWall Street JournalNEW YORK — The federal judge presiding over challenges to Google Inc.'s plans to create the world's largest digital library has refused to delay the 7-year-old case while Google … Continue reading

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Google Should Speed up Apps’ Enterprise Social Networking Development – PCWorld

AFP Google Should Speed up Apps' Enterprise Social Networking DevelopmentPCWorldGoogle may be moving too slowly in building up Google Apps' enterprise social networking (ESN) features, at a time when this type of software has become a key component in workplace … Continue reading

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Google TV Ads Program to Close Down Soon – PCWorld

Forbes Google TV Ads Program to Close Down SoonPCWorldThe TV ads program, launched in 2007, was promoted by Google as a great way for small businesses to reach new customers and build a strong brand, and as an effective addition … Continue reading

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Google Maps: 6 Cool New Services Rolled Out – eWeek

The Independent (blog) Google Maps: 6 Cool New Services Rolled OuteWeekGoogle engineers and partners are always adding innovative ways to show off what Google Maps can do to help consumers every day, and the latest additions include some really cool … Continue reading

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