If you go to leapmotion.com, you can see a video preview of a device called the Leap. It is some kind of control device that is supposed to be much more sensitive than the kinect and can plug in to any USB device.
If you’re interested in Apple’s main developer’s conference, WWDC, it was announced this morning and subsequently sold out in less than two hours. But if you are interested there is a student scholarship available with a submission deadline of May 2nd. If you were awarded a scholarship, Catapult Consulting might be able to help with [...]
Google Summer of Code is a global program that gives university students a stipend to write code for open source projects over a three month period. Accepted students are paired with a mentor from the participating projects, gaining exposure to real-world software development and the opportunity for future employment in areas related to their academic pursuits. Best of all, more source code is created and released for the use and benefit of all.
Check this out. She has some very interesting ideas on how gamers can make the world better.
Computer scientists Bogdan Hoanca and Kenrick Mock are developing computer authentication — the sign-on process — activated through the user’s iris and eye movements, as captured by an infrared light. No more typing your user name and password on the keyboard, where someone looking over your shoulder or viewing your screen remotely suddenly has the keys to your computer universe.
The Alaska geological survey is looking for an experienced Java/J2EE and SQL programmer to build several web applications as a front end to an Oracle database. The developer will create a public web page with a Google Maps-style search option (to be adapted from existing in-house technology) as well as a secure, internal, data management [...]
OASIS Environmental, Inc. is seeking an Environmental Data Manager for our office located in Anchorage, AK. In this position you will analyze OASIS’ database needs and develop long-term strategies for data storage; merge electronic data deliverables provided by analytical laboratories with written or electronic field data provided by field personnel and field instrumentation into data [...]
Duties will include Help Desk support and administration of software such as Microsoft Office 2003/2007, Windows XP Pro/Windows 7 Desktop, Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, VMware, and Windows Server 2003/2008. There are approximately 80 PC workstations and 7 servers in the Anchorage office. This position will also be responsible for remote support of our developing Honolulu [...]
The Department of Natural Resources, Information Resource Management (IRM), is recruiting for an Analyst/Programmer I/II/III in Anchorage. The position will work under the guidance of the GIS Programming Unit (GPU) Manager and work on the Section’s projects which have ties to Oracle databases, Web applications and GIS technology. The incumbent in this position will provide [...]
The USGS Alaska Science Center Water Resources Division is seeking an intern with computer science and programming experience to develop a Google Map API to serve hydrologic data on the web. Data from 20 bridges across the state are transmitted via satellite and received via email. These data are parsed and transformed in a MySQL [...]
Location: SSB 213
Feb 11, 2013 1800 To Feb 11, 2013 1930
The next ACM meeting will be Monday, February 11 at 6 in SSB 213. We will be hosting a retro game night and be given a short introductory presentation on how to do some basic Android development.