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2010

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  1. -11-04-10 Microsoft Releases Kinect (Time.com)
      "The latest in motion sensory gaming, Kinect hit stores today. Microsoft's dip into gesture-controlled gaming, the Xbox 360 add-on allows users to control the screen with their body movements due with motion sensory technology. (Think: Wii, but controller-free.) Microsoft's confidence in the project swelled, as the company boasted expected Kinect sales would blow Apple's iPad away, but that would mean moving more than one million units in 28 days." 11-10

  2. -11-21-10 Growing Up Digital, Wired for Distraction (New York Times)
      "Students have always faced distractions and time-wasters. But computers and cellphones, and the constant stream of stimuli they offer, pose a profound new challenge to focusing and learning." 11-10

Papers
  1. FCC Passes Ruling to Protect Net Neutrality (Techland.com)
      "In the first act of US Internet access regulation, the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to pass the first net neutrality laws. The measure will make sure that home internet users will be able to access any legal Web material, with some regulations set in place to protect people browsing the Internet on their mobile phones. The legislation was introduced over a year ago by FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski. The two opposing votes came from the Republican members of the committee, who said that they felt the measures were unnecessary." 12-10

   
   


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