The swine flu genome has been sequenced. Writer and computer geek Stephan Zielinski spent a little time tinkering around with algorithms and figured out a way to convert one of its genes into ambient music. I have to say, it sounds amazing. You can listen to it, and learn more about how he did it, on his blog.
A hacking group known as ‘Hacking Team’ posted a detailed overview of how a specific Italian firm was hacked into, on a public forum. Reading the hacking details was a fascinating analysis on its own, but the autopsy of the targeted attack is a definite must for every organisation that manages data security or supports a security policy in place. Read more
Gaming technology has come on leaps and bounds over the last few decades. Technological advancement is at an all-time high in the industry and, to the excitement of gamers around the world, these new technologies are being incorporated into a wide range of different games and consoles. Read more