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Vincent Maher

Vincent Maher

    Walking with dinosaurs
    Walking with dinosaurs
    In a nutshell, Turok is a first-person shooter in which you have to shoot and slice your way across a planet teeming with dinosaurs and...
    Beyond the call of duty
    Beyond the call of duty
    Call of Duty has finally emerged from the ashes of World War II, skipped straight past Vietnam, Korea, Kosovo and Desert Storm and landed...
    'Need for Speed' goes commercial
    'Need for Speed' goes commercial
    The Need for Speed franchise has been around for ages, and it has always been about underground street racing and customising your cars....
    A Second Life for journalists
    A Second Life for journalists
    Archbishop Desmond Tutu recently entered a thriving virtual world called Second Life to be interviewed by Reuters bureau chief Adam Pasick....
    Merger spells bad news for online developers
    Merger spells bad news for online developers
    The announcement of a $3,5-billion takeover of Macromedia by Adobe Systems has sent a shockwave across the web development community.
    Is information food for society?
    Is information food for society?
    In Accra, Ghana, the Africa regional preparatory conference for the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) recently came to an end, and the...
    Copyright watchdogs are breeding a bigger enemy
    Copyright watchdogs are breeding a bigger enemy
    The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) have recently drawn more blood with a...
    Reality gaming and living reality
    Reality gaming and living reality
    In the olden days, when life became complicated, you would probably have written a poem, ploughed a field or poisoned someone. But ever since the...
    Should websites link to beheadings in Iraq?
    Should websites link to beheadings in Iraq?
    The beheading of Kenneth Bigley was made public via the internet, as have many of the previous beheadings in Iraq. This story is a summary of the...
    Wikipedia gets a million entries
    Wikipedia gets a million entries
    This week users of the Wikipedia.org published its one-millionth article, making it the world's largest and fastest growing encyclopedia according...
    Opening a can of source
    Opening a can of source
    Last week, close to 500 African journalists and information and communication technology (ICT) policy-makers gathered in Grahamstown at the annual...
    Open source software challenges big media
    Open source software challenges big media
    If you look at the traditional media (cable networks, newspapers, radio) coverage of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Centre and...