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Computer Space was the first commercial video game. But what is it?

Noah Wardrip-Fruin is a professor of computational media at the University of California, Santa Cruz. This story was originally featured on The Conversation. Before Pong there was Computer Space, the first commercial video game. The progenitor of today’s US$175 billion industry debuted on Oct. 15, 1971, at the Music Operators of America trade show in Chicago. Housed…

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What Is Dithering in Computer Graphics?

PixelChoice/Shutterstock.comYou might have come across the word “dithering” when using a graphics or image editing tool. Despite the funny name, dithering plays an important role in ensuring images appear correctly onscreen and in designing retro gaming art. How Dithering Works in Computer Graphics Dithering is a term used to describe the strategic application of noise…

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Computer Weekly’s 2021 women in tech Rising Stars

Each year, as Computer Weekly compiles its list of the 50 Most Influential Women in UK Tech, it also searches for people who are starting to make an impact on the technology sector and are likely to feature in the top 50 in the near future. These Rising Stars, suggested by Computer Weekly’s judges, are…

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Computer Weekly announces the 2021 Most Influential Women in UK Tech

Computer Weekly has announced the 2021 list of the Most Influential Women in UK Technology, including this year’s winner, Poppy Gustafsson, CEO of Darktrace. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the list, which started out as a list of 25 in 2012 to make female role models in the sector more visible and accessible.…

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A Computer Weekly buyer’s guide to SIEM and SOAR

Thank you for joining!Access your Pro+ Content below. September 2021A Computer Weekly buyer’s guide to SIEM and SOAR The question of how to use data has big implications on a company’s performance. In this 16-page buyer’s guide, Computer Weekly looks at how SIEM and SOAR tools assist IT teams, why security tools require strong internal…

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Use your TV as a computer monitor: Everything you need to know

Updated Will that big, sexy screen look as good on your desk as it does in your living room? Let’s dig into the specifics of using an HDTV with your PC. Getty Images / Dmitriy Moroz Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors You’re not…