26th June 2004 Skype project to dial real phone numbers

The Open Source Voice Over IP (VoIP) project Skype seems to finally be making moves into really useful territory with the new possibility of dialing real phones over the Internet - so long to those pesky phone bills. For more check out The Register - http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/06/25/skype_real_phone_numbers/ or Skype...

23rd June 2004 Partial Dutch e-voting software goes open source

Seems like the Dutch have released a limited subset of their e-voting software online under the GPL. Unfortunately its not the NEDAP system which is the one which was to have been used here in Ireland for the elections. More on the story on the register...

17th June 2004 Bruce gets the John O’Gorman Award

Yesterday, Bruce Richardson received the John O'Gorman Award for presenting the best paper at the CSIS research conference. John's brother Andy O'Gorman hands Bruce the cheque....

16th June 2004 Studentships available at IDC

Research Studentships at the Interaction Design Centre, University of Limerick, Ireland The Interaction Design Centre at the University of Limerick (Ireland) is an interdisciplinary research group in the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems focused on the design, use and evaluation of information and communications technologies. The focus is...

15th June 2004 MS SenseCam

A new camera from the MS Cambridge Labs packages a small digital camera with a package of sensors. It takes a snap every time a change in ambient conditions is detected (temperature, movement, light) - and stores 2000 pics on a 128Mb flash card. One of...

15th June 2004 Hello…

If you're in the IDC (or related to it in some way) and you want to contribute to this...