Latest programmer Stories

2008-11-12 12:00:19

U.S. author Ray Bradbury has agreed to be November's guest programmer on Turner Classic Movies, the channel announced. Each month, TCM invites a celebrity to pick a few favorite movies and share with viewers what he or she has come to love about each one. The 88-year-old "Something Wicked This Way Comes" and "Fahrenheit 451" author is scheduled to join TCM host Robert Osborne Nov. 20 for this month's guest programmer movie showcase. The films Bradbury selected are the 1925 version of...

2008-08-22 17:11:34

A mock-up of NASA's Orion space shuttle successor twisted, tumbled and fell from thousands of feet up after a parachute failed to inflate properly during a July 31 test. The programmer chute was designed to stabilize the mock-up before beginning a test of its parachute recovery system, but instead sent the capsule careening toward the desert floor at the U.S. Army's Yuma Proving Grounds in Arizona. "This is the most complicated parachute test NASA has run since the '60's," said...

2008-07-25 00:00:25

By Valerie Kalfrin, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jul. 24--TAMPA -- Hillsborough Community College warned its roughly 2,000 employees on Wednesday to monitor their bank accounts because an HCC programmer's laptop was stolen from a hotel parking lot in Georgia. The college also is looking into acquiring technology that will allow workers to remotely locate laptops and to encrypt computers or disks. In addition, it stressed to employees who use laptops to use extra caution when securing the devices,...

2008-06-30 21:02:21

Hollywood actress Sally Field is to be Turner Classic Movies' guest programmer for July, the network said Monday. The Oscar and Emmy Award-winning actress, who currently stars on the TV drama Brothers & Sisters, is to join TCM host Robert Osborne for a discussion on film July 10. She will also present a few of her favorites that night as part of the latest edition of the network's guest programmer series. Each month, TCM invites a celebrity to pick a few favorite movies and share...

2008-06-19 09:00:11

Cypress Semiconductor (NYSE:CY) today introduced new programming software for the PSoC(R) programmable system-on-chip family. The new PSoC Programmer 3.0 now offers a customizable user interface, allowing designers to select the features they wish to use and hide those that they don't. Cypress has also streamlined the interface to enable an easier, more intuitive user experience. PSoC Programmer can be used as an integrated programmer with Cypress's PSoC Designer(TM) integrated...

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