News tagged with computer gaming

Low queer-factor in computer games reported

Some computer games provide players with gay characters. At the same time, however, the gay characters can always be deselected. Where is the diversity in the gaming world? asks Norwegian game researcher.

dateJun 24, 2016 in Software
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Slimming down supercomputers

Supercomputers are hungry for power. Titan—the fastest supercomputer in the country—located in Tennessee consumes about 8 megawatts of electricity each year. In return, it solves quadrillions of calculations a second. ...

dateMay 19, 2016 in Hardware
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Turning kids into computer wizards

What if computer programming could be as fun as playing video games? That's the idea behind ThoughtSTEM, a startup that teaches kids to code through immersive games where they create and control virtual environments.

dateMay 09, 2016 in Social Sciences
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