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Submission + - Intel Announces Ct Beta Program (

sdt writes: "Hot on the heels of Intel's purchase of multicore startups RapidMind and CilkArts, Dr Dobbs reports that Intel has opened up applications to their Ct beta program. Ct is Intel's technology for data-parallel programming and is meant to make writing parallel applications easy while allowing "forward-scaling". There's no word yet on whether Ct will be limited to Intel's hardware only."

Submission + - Richard Stallman talks on Copyright V. The People 5

holden writes: "Richard M. Stallman recently gave a talk entitled Copyright vs Community in the Age of Computer Networks to the University of Waterloo Computer Science Club. The talk looks at the origin of copyright, and how it has evolved overtime from something that originally served the benefit of the people to a tool used against them. In keeping with his wishes to use open formats, the talk and qa are available in ogg theora only."

"Spock, did you see the looks on their faces?" "Yes, Captain, a sort of vacant contentment."