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Power companies unprepared for hacking attacks

Norwegian power distribution companies should carry out more regular contingency exercises to prepare themselves for hacking attacks. If they don't, they won't be equipped to identify and deal with crisis situations.

Mobile apps without programming

In the Norwegian Armed Forces, a new tool makes it easy to create training apps. Civilians will also have access if the military scientists get their way.

Teaching tomorrow's computer programming methods

Students do not learn the programming methods the industry needs, says a Norwegian researcher. He has developed learning tools that provide quick feedback and encourage progress.

A Darwinian approach to golf

Powerful computer models use a genetic programming system for making predictions with the help of a simulated natural selection. A Swedish researcher has used the technique to find the perfect way to swing a golf club.

Lack of efficient computer programs to facilitate architects

A generative design system can assist architects in the early stages of the design process by quickly generating and evaluating building models.