SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileIn the old days of console gaming, releasing a game specific controller was always something of a risk: if the game flopped, then the driving wheels and laser pointer guns would collect dust in a corner while the multi tasking joystick would likely wear out from excessive button mashing.These days, however, peripheral controllers are all the rage, thanks in large part to the Nintendo Wii but also the Guitar Hero video game franchise.This more hands on approach to gaming has led some to believe that changes in social behaviour are just around the corner. CNet ran an interesting interview yesterday with Dan Emery, owner of New York City Guitar School, who suggests Guitar Hero sales are fueling interest in actual guitars and guitar playing. And early buzz of Nintendo’s Wii Fit and accompanying Balance Board scheduled to be released in Japan on Dec.
Weather is the main topic of the day at Simon Balle School in Hertfordshire where 18 Year 8 students are taking part in a practice News Day on Friday 13. School Reporters have filmed frozen sports pitches and interviewed a Geography teacher about the reasons for the recent cold spell, and are busy editing the footage together. Pupils have also created their own slideshow based weather map.
“IBM is fundamentally on the wrong side of the industry.”Whether Microsoft’s assertions are correct remains to be seen. What is certain is that the open source software movement appears to be gaining traction, particularly in developing countries where the economics of moving society into the information economy can be prohibitive between the cost of computer equipment and software. Those countries coincidentally also represent the underdeveloped markets that hold the greatest potential for growth for companies like Microsoft in the years ahead.The outcome of the document standards battle could have a major impact on how the world gets its information and who, if anyone, they pay to get it.Universe hates Higgs boson, Chicago CubsBy John Bowman, CBCNews.
Best way to get rpm data is to directly to the source: the crankshaft. Your going to need some type of hall effect sensor or something similar to do so. I believe our ktm 500 we tapped the crank case for a hall effect and ported that sensor straight to the ecu.
Of course, that was all before the credit crunch and Northern Rock. What a difference a year makes. It seems hardly a day goes by without Robert Peston or Evan Davis (now replaced by Stephanie Flanders) analysing and explaining the latest twist and turns of the global economy and using terms in their blogs that would give hedge fund managers a headache.