Sunday Selection 2009-04-05

Reading:

Almost Perfect I was born too late to be part of most of the technical innovations of the 80s, and not being born into a particularly technological family, I missed most of the 90s too. But I love stories about important events in the computer industry. In some ways they feel like the folk tales of particularly interesting, somewhat quirky culture. This is one of those stories which talks about Word Perfect, the word processor of legend.

Media:

The Sixth Sense Ever wondered when technology would stop being locked inside a box? This presentation is a look at what information technology really should be like.

Software:

Nexuiz This is an open source first person shooter available for Windows, OS X and Linux. They just released version 2.5 and as the screenshots show, it can hold its own pretty well against commercial offerings.

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Shrutarshi Basu

Programmer, writer and engineer, currently working out of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

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