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Computers Give Other Computers Advice On How To Play Pac Man
2014-04-01 13:49:10

[ Watch the Video: Computers Teach Each Other Pac Man ] Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It sounded like a classic April Fool’s joke – computers teaching other computers to play Pac Man. But, researchers at Washington State University are in fact experimenting with machine learning by teaching computers how to teach each other. Instead of teaching the machines advanced programming, the researchers at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science...

2013-07-22 23:17:26

Officially-Licensed Building Toys by K’NEX Allow Kids to Build Their Favorite PAC-MAN Characters Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 K’NEX Brands, the US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love ®, is pleased to announce a new line of building toys inspired by the animated action comedy series “PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures”; premiering on Disney XD this month! The new building sets combine the award-winning K’NEX building system with the stars of...

Searching For The Worst Video Game Ever
2013-06-03 10:35:46

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There´s an old story often told by video game fanatics about Atari, a New Mexico landfill and the worst game ever made. As the story goes, when the bottom fell out of the once-booming video game market in 1983, Atari was left with millions of unsold copies of the E.T. game for the 2600 console. The company then sought out a landfill in the American desert (only about 150 miles away from Roswell) in which to dump millions of...

Google's Latest Experiment: The World Wide Maze
2013-03-22 11:11:37

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Say what you will about Google, but they make some really cool stuff from time to time. That´s not to say everything they do is a hit. For every interactive Doodle (remember the day everyone played Pac-Man on the web for hours?) there´s a “Sketchbot,” an experiment which allowed people to take a picture with a webcam and have a robot in London draw their face in the sand. They´re most recent...

Pac-Man Seen Near Saturnpacman
2012-11-26 21:52:11

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online NASA announced on Monday its Cassini spacecraft has helped to discover a "video gamers' paradise" at Saturn. The space agency said scientists have spotted a second feature shaped like the 1980s video game icon Pac Man in the Saturn system on the moon Tethys. The pattern found appears in the thermal data obtained by Cassini composite infrared spectrometer. "Finding a second Pac-Man in the Saturn system tells us that the...

2012-08-08 23:01:52

Tea Party Super PAC airs unusual new TV ad hitting Obama on issues of marriage, freedom of religion, and the economy. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 Patriot Super PAC, a self-described tea party Super PAC, is airing a new anti-Obama TV ad after seeing its video go viral on Youtube. The 60-second TV ad was aired in the central Florida market over the weekend. The Super PAC plans to continue airing the ad in battleground States between now and the General Election. The TV ad was produced...


Latest Pac-Man Reference Libraries

Atari 2600
2013-03-15 11:53:09

Image Caption: An Atari 2600 four-switch "wood veneer" version, dating from 1980-1982. Shown with standard joystick. Credit: Evan-Amos/Wikipedia The Atari 2600, originally named VCS, was released in October 1977 by Atari Inc. It is a video game console using cartridges for game play instead of having the software built into the system. In 1978 only 550,000 units were sold out 0f 800,000 that were manufactured. Once the public realized pong was not the only video game to play, enthusiasm...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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