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Nov
13
2012

Check out the new Leap!

Author Bobby Porter    Category News

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.

Apr
25
2012

Apple Developer Conference, WWDC

Author kenrick    Category News

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 […]

Mar
26
2012

Google Summer of Code

Author Richard Graves    Category News

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.

Mar
05
2012

Jane Mcgonigal’s crazy ideas

Author Bobby Porter    Category News

Check this out.  She has some very interesting ideas on how gamers can make the world better.

Mar
02
2012

Professors awarded eye-scanning patent

Author Richard Graves    Category News

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.

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  • Club Meeting
    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.

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