Archives for December 2008

Microsoft Applies for Patent on Pay-As-You-Go Computing

I first read it on slashdot, but more mainstream media like cnn.com are now also reporting that Microsoft has applied for a patent on “Pay-As-You-Go” computing. At this point, it’s only a patent application, so the sky is not falling, yet. The idea seems pretty straightforward. Instead of having software installed on your computer in […]

Best game-planning aid, ever

What’s faster than a gaming Wiki? More powerful than a random dungeon generator? Able to help you plan entire game sessions in a single hour? Look! Out on the Web! It’s a game aid! It’s a presentation tool! It’s… IHMC CmapTools! The Institute for and Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) is a research center that […]