When the Pentagon announced this week that the U.S. military will allow women to fight on the front lines within a few years, I was taken aback – but not because I have any problem with the policy change.
Politics & Law
As defensive as I am about video games, and my right to enjoy them like any other form of speech, I draw the line at declaring we don’t need any more knowledge.
With the clock ticking down until a crucial Federal Trade Commission vote over whether to sue Google for antitrust violations, the search giant’s CEO Larry Page met with federal officials in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.
Have you seen the one where you’re supposed to post a legal notice to your Facebook profile to ensure the social networking titan can’t use anything you’ve written without your permission?
As if deploying drones — unmanned aerial vehicles — on the battlefield wasn’t controversial enough, here’s an even more disturbing question: Should we allow weapon-wielding robots that can “think” for themselves to attack people?
It sounds like the perfect public relations ploy: “Buy this game! Top secret military info revealed! Most realistic first-person shooter ever!”
Data-driven decisionmaking played a huge role in creating a second term for the 44th President and will be one of the more closely studied elements of the 2012 cycle.
According to the latest YouGov/Xbox poll, Ohio has slightly more Romney supporters than Obama supporters, but what happens when you ask people who they expect to win?
The final debate has come and gone, and I spent it parked in front of my Xbox 360, tapping answers on my gamepad to poll questions that appeared onscreen at a rapid-fire rate roughly twice that of the second presidential showdown.
Where did you catch the debate Tuesday night? Broadcast television? Cable news channel? Public broadcast system? Streaming online?
How about Xbox LIVE?
If you don’t have an Xbox 360 or didn’t watch the first debate …
The Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust investigation into Google could have unintended consequences for U.S. innovation.
In what seems a remarkably cynical, small-minded maneuver, the Republican Party in Maine has chosen to hang a popular video game around the Democratic candidate for Maine State Senate’s neck like an albatross, accusing her of …