Facebook’s Hacker Cup draws the world’s speed-programming elite

More than 6,000 hopefuls from around the world entered Facebook’s programming challenge, the Hacker Cup, in January. Three months later, just 25 finalists went head-to-head in a three-hour battle for supremacy today at Facebook’s new Menlo Park campus. The winner will have his name (all 25 finalists are male) inscribed on a 50-pound trophy, a […]

Facebook’s Hacker Cup draws the world’s speed-programming elite

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You will soon be using a Kinect, even if you don’t have an Xbox

In Microsoft’s vision of the future, Kinect sensors are everywhere: In your living room, your kitchen, at school, and even in the supermarket, above the fruit display. And why not? The $150 motion-sensing device provides a cheap way to add gesture and voice controls to any application. Plus it’s got a camera and two 3D […]

You will soon be using a Kinect, even if you don’t have an Xbox