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'Moba Live Cd', and 'Introduction To Computer Science - Stanford'

MobaLiveCD MobaLiveCD is a freeware that will run your Linux LiveCD inside Windows from an ISO. There's no need for burning a CD, since MobaLiveCD uses the excellent emulator, Qemu. Introduction To Computer Science ... - Stanford Free online, one of Stanford's most popular engineering sequences: the three-course Introduction to Computer Science taken by the majority of Stanford undergraduates, and seven more advanced courses in artificial intelligence and electrical engineering. Think you've got the stuff to excel at post-secondary comp-sci? Then try this out ... (view more)

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Protein Adds Muscle to Computer Memory

In recent news that seems more science fiction than applied science, Japanese researchers have unveiled exciting new research that could change the way we create and use computers in years to come. Japanese professor Tetsuro Majima of Osaka ... University has demonstrated that proteins -- once the concern of chemists and biologists -- could now have impressive potential in the world of computer science. (Source: ) Majima's research has indicated that proteins isolated from select bacteria species are able to store computer data, and that this type of storage could exceed the ... (view more)

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Gaming 101: University Professor Wants Video Games Added To Schools

Math, Science, English, and Philosophy: those are the types of courses university students expect to be confronted with. Will video games soon be added to that list? Yes, video games. David Williamson Shaffer, an education science professor at the ... University of Wisconsin-Madison, is pushing to have gaming adding to the curriculum. If he succeeds, students could eventually have chemistry and video games on the same class schedule. It's not as farfetched as it sounds. After all, video games *do* have their practical uses: The U.S. military uses games to train its soldiers. Teenage cancer ... (view more)

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