Forza Motorsport 7 Review in Progress

Forza Motorsport 7 Review in Progress

My first day and a half with Forza Motorsport 7 was spent doing much the same as I’ve done with every previous instalment: attempting to move through the solo campaign while allowing myself to become occasionally distracted by experimenting with interesting new car and track combos (and with more cars and tracks than ever, there are plenty of those). Overall, it’s a fairly familiar experience thus far, and one that hasn’t deviated much from the time-tested loop established by genre kingpin Gran Turismo back in 1997. Beating opponents, winning credits, and injecting those credits back into the next race by buying better parts and collecting new cars are again the core concerns. In other words, I can confirm that this is definitely a Forza Motorsport game. Continue reading…
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Pi 3 makes ‘ultimate education list’ for engineers

Pi 3 makes ‘ultimate education list’ for engineers

The Raspberry Pi 3 has made Farnell element14’s ultimate education list, making a Pi 3 as indispensable to the engineer as a multimeter, oscilloscope or 3D printer. Farnell element14 is a major Europe-wide distributor of electronics, technology and electronic system designs, and maintenance and repair services. This makes the Raspberry Pi Pi 3 is as essential and useful as this £5,500 Keysight N6705C Power Analyser Farnell element14’s Business President for Sales and Marketing Europe, Peter Birks, says of the list, “Supporting the education of engineers is vital to ensure that the next generation has the talent to drive our industry forward.” The ultimate education list Global head of PR and External Communication, Holly Smart, explains why the Pi 3 was chosen: “We believe the Pi 3 has one of the best SBC [single-board computer] propositions on the market: compatibility, community support, ecosystem, software, and tutorials; combined with the performance-to-price ratio, that’s fantastic.” Farnell directly helps in the training of engineers too, as Holly tells us: “Farnell staff regularly support local schools and universities with coding clubs, science fairs, and general electronics.” The post Pi 3 makes ‘ultimate education list’ for engineers appeared first on The MagPi Magazine.
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