Strategies for a Changing Planet: Food

It won’t be easy, but there are ways to make the food production math add up By Frederick Kaufman Calorie CalculusDavid Arky Climate change is already happening, and it’s time to get ready.… Continue reading

Strategies for a Changing Planet: Water

The amount of water on Earth is fixed, but everything else is changing fast  By Elizabeth Royte Pale Blue Dot All the water on Earth would fill a sphere that was just 860… Continue reading

Nikon D5100 review

16.2 megapixels, articulated screen, fun Special Effects modes and intuitive controls By Angela Nicholson TechRadar rating 4/5 For Very versatile Great in low light Articulated screen encourages creativity Against Few controls over image… Continue reading

Canon EOS 650D Review

Canon’s first touchscreen DSLR is put through its paces By Angela Nicholson TechRadar rating 4.5/5 For Touchscreen Vari-angle screen Image quality and high ISO performance 5fps continuous shooting Easy interface Against ‘Only’ 18MP… Continue reading

Uncovering an Ocean

Much of the change in the Arctic is understood; little of it is reassuring. NY-ALESUND IS a special place in Arctic science. A huddle of wooden buildings by an icy fjord on Norway’s… Continue reading

The Melting North

The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet, says James Astill. The retreating ice offers access to precious minerals and new sea lanes—but also carries grave dangers. STANDING… Continue reading

Crytek Boss: The Future of Consoles is Free-to-Play

Cevat Yerli, CEO and president of Crytek, recently said that after his company finishes up its current projects all future titles from the studio will be free-to-play. In a lengthy interview with Computer… Continue reading

AMD, ARM Partner on Future TrustZone Security Platform

By Damon Poeter One of the two major makers of x86 processors has gone over to ARM, at least a little bit. Advanced Micro Devices on Wednesday announced that it is partnering with… Continue reading

The Future of Flash Memory

Tiny and extremely tough to build By Lee Hutchinson In the past few weeks, we’ve looked at how solid state disks work, discussing the practical effects of reduced latency on the computing… Continue reading

Things You Can Do to Make Windows 7 Run Like a Cheetah

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez Windows 7 is already a pretty fast operating system, but many things still annoy its users, such as the amount of time it takes to shut down, how it runs certain… Continue reading