By Unknown Lamer from Slashdot's not-quite-there-yet department
An anonymous reader writes "NVIDIA has announced they have 'open-sourced' their new CUDA compiler so that their GPGPU platform can be brought to new architectures. NVIDIA's CUDA compiler is based upon LLVM. At the moment though they seem to be restricting the source code's access to 'qualified' individuals.'
The official press release implies wider access to the source
will happen later. It so happens that a few days ago AMD opened their OpenCL backend
and added initial support to the Free Software r600 driver
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By Soulskill from Slashdot's but-then-where-will-we-look-up-sopa department
An anonymous reader writes "Jimbo Wales has suggested that English Wikipedia restrict its services for a period to protest against the anti-piracy SOPA bill in the United States. This follows a similar action by the Italian Wikipedia last month."
Reader fiannaFailMan points out another bit of Wikipedia news: they've taken the wraps off a prototype for a new visual editor
. A sandbox
is available to try out. The Wikimedia Foundation hopes easier, more intuitive editing will shore up waning contributor numbers.Read Replies (0)