Retro Computing News (5)

It’s very hard to know the true popularity of programming languages, because of lack of objective information. IEEE Annals of the History of Computing covers computer history with scholarly articles by leading computer scientists and historians, as well as first-hand accounts. This year’s fair, which opens at 11am, promises to be an equally exciting event and one that should both promote and celebrate the industry and enthuse the next generation of British Computer Scientists and Engineers. Although the new device consists of just five bits of quantum information (qubits), the team said it had the potential to be scaled up to a larger computer. Cloud Computing magazine is committed to the timely publication of peer-reviewed articles that provide innovative research ideas, applications results, and case studies in all areas of cloud computing.

Computer clubs are sadly rare as hen’s teeth these days, unlike the heyday of the UK home computing revolution in the 1980s-90s, so it’s great to receive a report from Robert Hazelby about the phoenix-like return to the scene of a once-thriving group focusing on the ever-popular Commodore Amiga!

Last weekend, however, Ferris came close to running afoul of those guidelines by posting a brief description of the bug on his Security Protocols Web site and talking to the media about the flaw. Because of the way it is programmed, the Yusufali Trojan may also block innocent Web sites such as medical, educational and sites targeted at teenagers, Sophos notes.computer news

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.computer news

His personal attorney, Brad Keller of Byrnes & Keller in Seattle, noted that Lee had worked for Apple Computer and Silicon Graphics before going to work for Microsoft, and that he avoided disclosing any confidential material from those companies to Microsoft.computer news