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Cathay Pacific's state-of-the-art flight simulators ready for take-off

Simulator manager Chris O'Dea demonstrates the 747-8F cargo simulator at Cathay Pacific's training centre. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Cathay Pacific pilots will do less training in aircraft as flight simulators become more technologically advanced and realistic.

Tuesday, 28 August, 2012, 3:20am

Sword Art Online (Anime)

A virtual-reality fantasy role-playing game becomes a living prison for 10,000 users; the only way out is to fight through 100 floors filled with monsters. Follow the adventures of Kirito, The Black Swordsman, as he tries to survive in a world designed to kill him, in the new anime show, Sword Art Online.

29 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Distrust that Particular Flavor

Distrust that Particular Flavor by William Gibson G.P. Putnam's Sons (e-book)

5 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

3D's new dimension to learning a language

Amid the ubiquitous adoption of online role-playing games, social networks and electronic learning, a Hong Kong start-up is delivering a new way for more people around the world to learn Putonghua.

'You've never been in a classroom like this before,' said Claus Nehmzow, chief executive at Cyberport-based 3D Avatar School.

18 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Diaspora diaries

As a secondary school student at King George V School in Kowloon in the late 1970s and early 80s, Jason Leigh would arrive two hours before the bell rang, to play with computers.

17 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Alternative reality

Imagine being an independent director who has spent years planning what you perceive as an imaginative take about individuals finding new life through alien bodies - and then seeing James Cameron unfurling a US$240 million blockbuster of more or less the same premise months before yours does.

30 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Fly back in time for father's day

Do relatives ever tell you that you look or behave just like Dad when he was your age?

Well, with just two weeks to go to Father's Day, Young Post is giving you a chance to put their theory to the test.

13 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

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