Michael Thomas

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Type Your Own Animated Movie With This Crazy Software

Inside this playful screenwriting software may hide the future of filmmaking: You simply write what you want to see, and that vision plays on screen.<p>Here’s how Hollywood works today: Somebody writes a script. And especially if it’s an animated feature–a piece that will take hundreds of Pixar …

Voyager's view

It’s finally official: Voyager 1 has become the first human-made object to enter interstellar space, mission scientists report September 12 in …

Astronomy

Meet Sony’s new phablet: an unwieldy slab with a beautiful screen | Financial Times

By Dan Thomas, telecoms correspondent<p>Sony will bolster its mobile range with a large screen “phablet” phone that is sized neatly between the high end …

Advent of Google means we must rethink our approach to education

Would a person with good handwriting, spelling and grammar and instant recall of multiplication tables be considered a better candidate for a job …

A fresh look at iOS 7 on the iPad [Gallery]

It appears that some developers have been posting iOS 7 on iPad (emulator) usage shots on the web. Aside from Apple’s somewhat hidden official images, there aren’t any other official images of the iPad running iOS 7 that are public. We’d heard even before the keynote that Apple was behind in …

Sony PlayStation 4 Launch Edition Already Sold Out At Amazon

Gamers are speaking with their wallets following E3 2013, a show that was dominated by Sony PlayStation 4 in the next gen battle. Amazon has already sold out of the $400 PlayStation 4 launch edition of the next gen console, which will be available on day one of Sony’s launch. Sony is still selling …

Intel may phase out the Atom brand to shed the specter of netbooks

Intel's new Haswell Core processors may currently be in the spotlight, but its well-worn Pentium and Celeron brands may also be getting a boost — at Atom's expense. According to a report from <i>CNET</i>, some versions of Intel's new Silvermont Atom processors, low-power ARM competitors destined for …