Monthly Archives: October 2012

Latest PwC Global Security Survey 2012

PwC and CSOonline have just released the 2012 Infosec survey based on 12052 senior managers’ responses. Basically little change from last year. Continues to portray a difficult situation selling security and governance. Richard

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CGP @ GameCity 7

Running from October 20th-27th, GameCity 7 is currently being held in the neighbouring city of Nottingham.  GameCity is an annual event showcasing a range of games and talent across the sector; with AAA titles such as Crysis 3 on display … Continue reading

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Research on the hardware/software interface

ACM Queue has an interview with Dr Robert Watson, a researcher at Cambridge. He and his team do work on the hardware/software interface and how it defines (and limits) application security. The interview is worth checking out, as is the Slashdot … Continue reading

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MIDI musings

<rant> I have been playing music for about 30 years and used electronic instruments for about 25. Unsurprisingly this involces a lot of MIDI. Last year I got some of the very cool Korg nanoSERIES2 controllers ( They have USB, … Continue reading

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CGP Portfolios

A new page has been put together in order to consolidate the portfolios of current students and, in time, graduates of the CGP programme. Check out the Student Portfolios page and look at the range of work students are developing … Continue reading

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CGP @ JournoDevSwap

This weekend saw host to the JournoDevSwap at the London Games Festival.  The idea behind the event, hosted by the UKIE is pretty straightforward: game developers and journalists swap their hats and take on each others respective roles .   The … Continue reading

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Games on Display!

I’ve been asking a lot of the CGP students recently to talk about the games they’re working on.  We have a stack of games in development either to publish or as part of their studies and I’m slowly in the … Continue reading

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No office hours on October 1st

What better way to start the term than by double-booking? <sigh> I won’t be holding office hours on Monday October 1st. Nevertheless, as always you are welcome to email me to make an appointment if need be. I’m unconvinced that … Continue reading

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