Today’s cup: gamers and HIV, Obama’s deficit proposal, the Emmys, the NFL, and the MLB

Recent news regarding the enormous tax breaks afforded to video game companies such as EA, maker of Mortal Kombat and Battlefield, had gamers anxious to come up with something big to prove that they were worthy.  The tax incentives, written in 1954 and expanded in 1969, were put in place to encourage technological innovation. With today’s news that gamers made a significant breakthrough in unlocking the code of a protein involved in the spread of HIV, a goal scientists have tried to reach for … [Read more...]