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Tuesday 19 June 2012
The US has regained the crown for having the world's fastest super-computer thanks to a new machine so powerful that it can simulate nuclear bombs and power plant accidents – eliminating the need to conduct dangerous underground tests.
Wednesday 09 May 2012
Yahoo's chief executive, Scott Thompson, told staff he "deeply regrets" the scandal over his academic credentials – but his apology extended only to the distraction caused by the affair, not to claims that he fabricated a computer science degree to pad his résumé.
Monday 07 May 2012
Yahoo, the once all-conquering internet giant which has in recent years stumbled from crisis to crisis, faces legal action unless it fires its chief executive by a shareholder-imposed deadline of noon today.
Tuesday 27 March 2012
Dr Albert Einstein's brain is going on display for the first time in the UK - with that of an infamous murderer.
Wednesday 21 March 2012
On Saturday, Alton Towers unveils its new attraction for thrill-seekers, Nemesis Sub-Terra. Simon Calder gets a sneak preview of what's billed as an underground nightmare and finds that he's not as tough as he thought
Sunday 11 March 2012
Authors can vanish in their own lifetimes. Rachel Ingalls is hard to find, even though she's been hailed here as one of the best US writers of the past 50 years. She's rigorous, dark, shadowy, cool, and leaves a lot unsaid but not unimagined – in short, she has all the elements you need to become a cult figure. Why hasn't she become one?
Wednesday 22 February 2012
When job opportunities are scarce, creative thinking is crucial to stay ahead of the curve, says Claire Rogers
Friday 20 January 2012
Britain is set to host its biggest ever videogame education festival this Summer.
Thursday 12 January 2012
Off-putting, demotivating, dull. The Education Secretary's stinging assessment of IT teaching in Britain's schools is, sadly, no exaggeration. It is not simply that lessons are boring; they are fundamentally missing the point. Modern IT skills are not about how to use Word or Excel; they are about building the next world-beating phone app, programming the graphics for Pixar, or developing a search algorithm to rival Google. That the explosive creative potential of computers is not reflected in our classrooms is both an educational opportunity appallingly missed and a threat to economic competitiveness.
Wednesday 11 January 2012
Computing and videogame experts have welcomed the proposed shake-up in the way computing is taught in UK schools.
Wednesday 11 January 2012
ICT in England's schools is a "mess" and must be radically revamped to prepare pupils for the future, Michael Gove has said.
Monday 09 January 2012
Wednesday 04 January 2012
Terry Lloyd (letters, 16 December) calls for more computer science in schools to provide recruits to "an industry in which the UK already excels" and to nurture polymaths and well-rounded IT professionals.
Wednesday 30 November 2011
Bank managers fail to understand the videogame industry and many developers are giving up approaching them for money, according to the boss of a smartphone games company.
Monday 15 August 2011
This is my third year performing at the Fringe and I’m serving up my second one-hour show, Can I Be Honest?
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