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Archive for December 2008

Fewer Pursuing Tech Degrees

December 31, 2008

Fewer college students are pursuing computer-related degrees at a time when demand is increasing and thousands of baby boomers are retiring from technical jobs. The colliding trends have some business leaders worried that they won’t find enough workers needed to maintain expected growth… read more | digg story

Eye Spy: Filmmaker Plans to Install Camera in His Eye Socket

December 5, 2008

Rob Spence looks you straight in the eye when he talks. So it’s a little unnerving to imagine that soon one of his hazel-green eyes will have a tiny wireless video camera in it that records your every move. The eye he’s considering replacing is not a working one — it’s a prosthetic eye he’s […]

Is the video games industry recession-proof?

December 2, 2008

It would be tempting for those in the video games business to take news like the fact that that October sales were through the roof or that the latest World of Warcraft expansion broke the all-time record for single-day PC game sales as proof that their industry may be immune from the deep despair confronting […]

Morocco issues biometric ID cards

December 2, 2008

This is the world’s first national ID system based on contactless smart-card technology, according to the press release read more | digg story