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Finding Stuff Online: 20 Years of Innovative Search Engines

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Vintage Computing and Gaming shares a 21 pages PC World slideshow showing "Finding Stuff Online: 20 Years of Innovative Search Engines. What would the Internet be without a way to find something specific on its millions of sites? Search engines started providing that function two decades ago. Here are some of the landmarks, from Archie to AltaVista to Google and Bing..."

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Hardcore Gaming 101

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Hardcore Gaming 101 is a "classic gaming review" with all kinds of information (e.g., history), comments, screen shots/captures, downloads, etc. Note th

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Gaspode's Noodles Demonstration/Demo.

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Pouet shares a 2.25 minutes video that spoofs/parodies computer demonstrations/demos. with real food.

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The Future of Demo Art: The Demoscene in the 2010s

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Ville-Matias Heikkilä (viznut/pwp) shares his random thoughts about the future of the demoscene titled "The Future of Demo Art: The Demoscene in the 2010s" -- "In end of a decade is often regarded as an end of an era. Around the new year 2009-2010, I was thinking a lot about the future of demo art, which I have been involved with since the mid-nineties. The mental processes that led to this essay were also inspired by various events of the 2010s..."

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Kotaku's Gun Week -- Gaming's Fixation With Firearms: Praise the games and pass the ammunition.

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Kotaku shares its "Gun Week" -- "Gaming's Fixation With Firearms: Praise the games and pass the ammunition." It is a "week-long exploration of video games' signature obsession: guns. Even gamers who wouldn't own a gun usually love to shoot the virtual ones. Here are the stories, images and videos that attest to that..."

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Next Media Animation (NMA): Taiwan Tabloid Sensation Next Media Re-Create The News

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This four pages Wired article (single full page) talks about Next Media Animation (NWA) on the history of the company and how it became popular due to its animated and sometimes humorous renderings for world news.

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What do you think of Digg v4's brand new design as a Digg member/non-member?

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Google's domination of the world and loss of mojo.

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Neatorama shares an one minute and 12 seconds Next Media Animation (NMA)'s funny animated Chinese YouTube video, with English closed captioning/CC and a transcript, showing a brief history and recent news of Google's domination of the world and loss of mojo." -- "Has Google gone evil? Sergey Brin and Larry Page co-founded Google Inc., one of world's most successful and loved corporations. Or is it?

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Save My Robots -- A Flash Puzzle Game With Your Programmed Robots

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Blue's News share a Flash game titled "Save My Robots" on Hooda Math -- "Make computer programs to guide the Robotos to the teleports so that they can be saved. You will be 'Saving My Robotos' by first programming what the Robotos should do (yes they all move to the same program). Then by pressing the Play button you will save my Robotos to the green teleport points. If something goes wrong, press the 'Stop' button, make necessary changes in program and try again to save my robotos..."

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The Sounds of Sorting

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VideoSift shares a 1.5 minutes YouTube video titled "What Different Sorting Algorithms Sound Like" -- "This particular audibilization is just one of many ways to generate sound from running sorting algorithms.

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The Demoscene Documentary: [Future Crew] episode.

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Pouet mentioned a seventeen minutes and 10 seconds Finnish YouTube video (turn on its "Transcript" option to read the English texts to go with the video) showing a "documentary episode about the world famous Finnish demogroup, Future Crew. First presented at Assembly 2010..."

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Do you think there are too many multiplayer games these days?

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A list of commercial products that included malware.

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rationallyPARANOID has a list of commercial products that included malware since 2000.

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The Inconsequential Game Over: Dying for a Change

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Digg shares a Ashelia's Hellmode blog that takes a look at death in video and computer games; from concepts like permadeath to role playing games (RPG)'s needless character deaths, Can gaming evolve if it changes the way it handles death?

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Funny JavaZone Movie Trailer -- "Coders: Why do we always use .NET?"

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VideoSift shares a funny 3.25 minutes YouTube video (also on its official Web site; warning: a quick censored sex scene) showing trailer for "JavaZone" -- "Java 4-ever".

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