February 26th, 2007 - Open Knowledge
Feb. 26th, 2007
[EDIT: This is outdated! Go here for an updated tutorial. ]
Firewatir is the Firefox version of Watir, which is a web application testing framework that uses ruby to drive Internet Explorer to run automated test scripts. Both Watir and Firewatir are developed natively on Windows--this is an incomplete, rough draft of my attempts to get it running on Mac OS X
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02:54 pm - Do gamers make better surgeons?
Doctors who reported having played video games at least three hours a week sometime in their past worked 27% faster and made 37% fewer errors on the surgical tasks compared with those who had never picked up a game controller, according to the study in the Archives of Surgery...
The research looked at 33 surgeons attending a course on laparoscopic surgery and found that their game-playing skill was a better predictor of success on the surgical tests than years of medical practice or number of surgeries performed.
03:08 pm - The World's Largest Spider
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