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  • The Modern Day Renaissance Man
    By on June 11, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Kilrah_il writes “The Not Exactly Rocket Science blog has an interesting piece about Erez Lieberman Aiden, a scientist that is frequently hopping from one field to another, including ‘molecular biology, linguistics, physics, engineering and mathematics.’ This is in contrast to the prevailing trend of specializing in a specific field. ‘I think a huge amount of invention is recognizing that A and B go together really well, putting them together and (more…)

  • 10 Modern Games That Flopped Miserably
    By on January 24, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    There have been so many games in the industry that were overhyped. In the end they went on to become such huge flops that their names will never been forgotten just due to the fact that these were a combination of both commercial and critical failures.


  • Modern Day Equivalent of Byte/Compute! Magazine?
    By on June 15, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    MochaMan writes “I grew up in the ’80s on a steady diet of Byte and Compute! magazines, banging in page after page of code line by line, and figuring out how sound, graphics, and input devices worked along the way. Since then, the personal computer market has obviously moved away from hobbyists intent on coding and understanding their machines down to the hardware, but I imagine there must still be a market for similar do-it-yourself articles. Perhaps (more…)

  • Modern Warfare Developers Seek Half a Billion in Activision
    By on May 2, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    A group of nearly 40 past and present Infinity Ward developers have banded together to file suit against the publishers of Modern Warfare 2 for half a billion dollars, alleging breach of contract and unpaid royalties, according to court documents obtained by G4 TV.com.


  • Cliff Click’s Crash Course In Modern Hardware
    By on January 14, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Lord Straxus writes “In this presentation (video) from the JVM Languages Summit 2009, Cliff Click talks about why it’s almost impossible to tell what an x86 chip is really doing to your code due to all of the crazy kung-fu and ninjitsu it does to your code while it’s running. This talk is an excellent drill-down into the internals of the x86 chip, and it’s a great way to get an understanding of what really goes on down at the hardware and why certain (more…)

  • Modern Warfare 2 best selling item on Amazon in 2009
    By on January 4, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Modern Warfare 2, a violent video game, was the biggest selling item on the Amazon.co.uk website, the country’s largest online retailer, beating the latest Harry Potter film.


  • Modern Warfare 2 Is The Most Pirated Game Ever
    By on January 1, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    According to TorrentFreak, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has been downloaded illegally nearly 4,100,000 times for PC in 2009, topping the list after only releasing just two months ago.


  • EA Giving Medal of Honor a Modern Day Reboot
    By on December 8, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    It’s becoming the norm for former-WWII franchises to make the jump to modern day settings. First with Battlefield, then Call of Duty. And despite EA already controlling the Battlefield franchise, they will be reviving Medal of Honor and giving it the good ole’ modern treatment.


  • Zero Punctuation: Modern Warfare 2
    By on November 28, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    This week, Zero Punctuation reviews Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.


  • Modern Warfare 2 Boycott FAIL (PIC)
    By on November 19, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    If this were a hunger strike, we’d find these guys at the buffet table.