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Submission + - Stanford CS adopts JavaScript (i-programmer.info)

mikejuk writes: If further proof were needed that JavaScript shall indeed inherit the earth we have the news that Stanford has adopted JavaScript to teach CS101 — Introduction to Computing Principles.
"the essential ideas of computing via little phrases of Javascript code."
You can even try it out for yourself at: CS101


Submission + - Last Camcorder on a Space Shuttle - Panasonic 3DA1 (everythingnew.net)

hasanabbas1987 writes: "Panasonic just announced that they have given NASA their AG-3DA1 3D camcorders, a BT-3DL2550 25.5-inch 3D LCD and a very tough Toughbook notebook computer to go on Atlantis on its last mission. The equipment provided by the company was used to document the training and preparation leading to the final Atlantis journey. However, out of the above mentioned equipment only the 3DA1 camcorder made it on the shuttle in space."
PlayStation (Games)

Fallout 3 DLC Coming To the PS3, New Content Announced 71

Bethesda has announced that their packs of downloadable content for Fallout 3, previously only available to Xbox 360 and PC owners, will soon be coming to the PS3. "Operation: Anchorage will be released for PS3 in late June, followed by the release of The Pitt and Broken Steel 4-6 weeks apart." They also confirmed the existence of new DLC packs that will arrive on a similar time frame. Point Lockout will allow players to "explore a massive new swampland area filled with new quests and content," while Mothership Zeta lets you "experience an alien abduction first hand and find out if you're tough enough to survive."

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