Playing Action Video Games May Boost Driving Skills: Study

Playing action-based video games may boost the players’ ability to coordinate visual information with their motor control – a skill critical to many real-world behaviours including driving, says new research. The findings showed that playing some types of video games can confer benefits for specific visual abilities such as sensitivity to contrast and visuo-spatial attention. […]

Local Man Uses Computer Skills to Help K9 Officers in our Area

(ABC 6 News) — A Rochester man is using his knowledge putting together computers to raise money for charities. “Computers for a Cause” founder Kevin Ronken is partnering with Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office to raise money for a K-9 bulletproof vest. They are raffling off a computer tower decorated with the Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office’s […]

US Cyber-Security Experts Test Skills in Exercise Meant to Stop Attacks

The moment a US official pressed a computer key Tuesday, dozens of security experts who gathered in an underground control room girded themselves for a cyber-attack – a drill meant to thwart the kinds of intrusions that have recently crippled health networks and retail giants. The weeklong event run by the Homeland Security Department and […]