RIAA Hits Students Where It Hurts

“University officials say once file traders are notified they’re breaking the law, they don’t tend to repeat the offense. | But some believe the recording industry is so fed up with the continuing problem of illegal file swapping that it’s trying to send a message to administrators and students.” –RIAA Hits Students Where It HurtsWired) I have neither a financial nor an emotional stake on the music piracy issue. From…

More Than Just a Game, but How Close to Reality?

“Recent recruits who grew up on popular commercial games like Half-Life, Counterstrike and Quake 3 have a natural affinity for the training games, many of which are adapted by the military from the retail versions. Some military officials are enthusiastic about the benefits of running troops through the exercises at minimal expense.|But as video war games gain popularity throughout the armed forces, some military trainers worry that the more the…