It’s very hard to know the true popularity of programming languages, because of lack of objective information. Vintage Computer Festivals are not flea/swap events, however the organisers are offering a consignment room. Also, those researchers won’t get credit for their flaw discovery in Microsoft’s security bulletin, which is published when the company releases a patch.
Specialists in computer vision and machine learning based at the University of Lincoln, UK, funded by a Google Faculty Research Award, are aiming to embed a smart vision system in mobile devices to help people with sight problems navigate unfamiliar indoor environments.
A great little show for computer fans with retro, hobby and education computing interests is ready to RUN this Saturday in Stratford-upon-Avon, England – at Shakespeare’s school! While many software makers promote responsible disclosure, it isn’t universally backed by the security community. Finch, who interviewed criminals about why and how they commit crimes and the impact new technology is likely to have on them, found fraudsters were tenacious and would change their methods to elude new security measures. Yahoo is playing host to thousands of phishing sites and doesn’t have sufficiently well-trained staff to address the problem of online fraud, according to a leading anti-spam and security organization on Tuesday. The team believes that eventually more qubits— perhaps as many as 100 — could be added to their quantum computer module. The museum also runs computer clubs for people of all ages and organises regular events such as live action Pacman tournaments.
Pat Moran, of the Board of the Computer and Communications Museum of Ireland – CCMI, has demonstrated, at a museum public exhibit, a PDP-8 simulator based on the credit-card sized ARM-based Raspberry Pi , the English-designed and Welsh-made spiritual descendant of the BBC Micro.
He is best known as the author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy , which originated in 1978 as a BBC radio comedy before developing into a trilogy” of five books that sold more than 15 million copies in his lifetime and generated a television series, several stage plays, comics, a computer game, and in 2005 a feature film.