People normally associate Half Life with running around after aliens or terrorists, a Glock in one hand and a grenade in the other; all in first-person shooter form.The Half Life engine has enabled hundreds if not thousands of people to develop into and around it, providing new experiences, new games, features and maps for many.
Charlie Osborne talks about (and to) the next generation of IT users.
London-based Charlie Osborne is a journalist, freelance photographer and former teacher. She holds a degree in Medical Anthropology.
England, England, England. Home of the Yorkshire pudding, the field plough, a chip butty and international cricket.
I can't say I'm not surprise; Microsoft has a habit of annoying me and screwing over students. We may as well have a quick look as to what is in the "student" edition of Windows 7 - which you'll see isn't as easy as you might think.
We, the ZDNet bloggers, do indeed practice what we preach. Over the last couple of days, we've been playing around with Google Latitude as a group.
Well looky-here! Facebook turns five today, and don't we all know it.
For around a year now, Microsoft has been turning over a beta program, codename "Grava", which has formally been announced today with a new name. Microsoft Semblio is a set of software applications and design tools which will make learning content easier to make, and have better applications for students.
Dear Microsoft, You don't seem to be listening much to the average consumer anymore, but I'm giving this a go anyway. Your policy on having openness, transparency, blogs and feedback are all good and well, because you've clearly put effort into collecting information to make both Windows and Office better.
I saw this and didn't realise the consequences of my actions; now as a result, I feel I must carry on with the burden that this "super-ultra-mega dare" has in the natural law contract of life, the Universe and everything. Plus, it'll make a semi-interesting post.
Both the United States and United Kingdom, separated only by monarchy, a stupid accent and a big pond, have been plagued with lack of proper broadband speeds.
Forget that I'm a journalist for a moment, because no matter how much I try, I'm a student first until I finish my doctorate. I have recently discovered the joy of having dual monitors and my life has never been as sweet as a result.