By samzenpus from Slashdot's read-all-about-it department
First time accepted submitter BenLinders
writes "The Economics of Software Quality provides solutions to quantify software quality, helping you to manage software development and maintenance. It contains software quality data that you can use to build a business case to improve the quality of your software, and decide upon processes and techniques that can help to implement the needed improvements in your organization."
Read below for the rest of Ben's review. The Economics of Software Quality
author Capers Jones and Olivier Bonsignour
reviewer Ben Linders
summary To build your Business Case for Software Quality ImprovementRead Replies (0)
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
.Read Replies (0)
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)