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Autodesk Student Design Fest

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Autodesk is doing something pretty cool for students. They have developed a community site that not only allows students to download quit a bit of their software, but also offers a social networking component with a Digg style ranking system for posts on the site. I signed up as a Gaming & Animation student since […]

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gvSIG makes it to 1.0

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The only GIS that I am aware of that is coming out of Spain, gvSIG, sent out a press release today announcing that they made it to a stable version 1.0. This is an open source project that is available for Windows, Linux and Mac (so I will be including it in part 2 or […]

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Monitor Grid Computing Around the World

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The Gird Particle Physics project has a neat feature that lets you monitor grid computing in real time around the world. Basically, in order to do the calculations needed for the world’s largest particle accelerator, scientists have turned to grid computing. For readers who might be unaware exactly what that is, it is more or […]

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Microsoft Expression

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I haven’t had a chance to play with the package, but it looks like an interesting attempt by Microsoft to create a modern web design tool that supports CSS, XML, etc. I firmly believe that FrontPage was the worst software ever created (that I used at least), but Expression Web looks promising. If you want […]