Contribute to real science in Eve Online’s Project Discovery

If there’s one thing I know about lab guinea pigs, it’s that they’re well compensated. Unless they’re actual guinea pigs, in which case they’re dissected. But you can contribute to science for cold, hard profit in Eve Online. Project Discovery, in association with the Human Protein Atlas, is crowdsourcing to identify patterns of protein localisation in human cells… Continue reading Contribute to real science in Eve Online’s Project Discovery

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B is released! Smallest, cheapest computer with built in WiFi and Bluetooth!

TL;DR: The Raspberry Pi 3 Model B is out now. This latest model includes 802.11n WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, and a quad-core 64-bit ARM Cortex A53 running at 1.2 GHz. It’s a usable desktop computer. Available now at the usual Pi retailers for $35. News of the latest Raspberry Pi swept around the Internet like wildfire… Continue reading Raspberry Pi 3 Model B is released! Smallest, cheapest computer with built in WiFi and Bluetooth!

Amazon rolls out Lumberyard, an entirely free game development engine

Amazon is getting into the games engine business with a free-to-download 3D engine called Lumberyard. Lumberyard can be used to develop for PC and consoles, Amazon said in a news release. It’s rolling out alongside a multiplayer service called GameLift. Lumberyard is entirely free, Amazon says, including no requirement to share revenue. Amazon will make money… Continue reading Amazon rolls out Lumberyard, an entirely free game development engine