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Submission + - Startup Claim Google Copied Annotation Product (

An anonymous reader writes: Web annotation startup ReframeIt claim Google copied their web annotation product when releasing Google Sidewiki. At first glance, the products do look quite similar, and this eWeek article has some interesting evidence, including suspicious user registrations by Google employees and an attempt by Google to hire off ReframeIt's lead engineer. Evil or coincidence?

Submission + - AMD demonstrates OpenCL at SIGGRAPH Asia ( 1

cloude-pottier writes: At SIGGRAPH Asia, AMD demonstrated their implementation of the OpenCL, an open-standards language developed by the Khronos Group targetting GPGPU and general parallel computing applications. The first demo was called PowderToy, a computational fluid dynamics simulation (a video can be seen on the linked page). The original PowderToy, which the demo is based directly on, can be downloaded as well.

Numeric stability is probably not all that important when you're guessing.