Before Hackers Wore Hats

Apr 26, 2018 at 11:00 am by Warlord720

I distinctly remember an extreme attack of vanity setting in. I wanted to see my name listed on the software I was using. I wanted to freak out my friends when they saw it on.... Read More
To Notch or not to Notch

To Notch or not to Notch: Odd design choices on smart phones

Apr 19, 2018 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

In the not too distant future, a man is standing in the alley shadow of a street corner. As people walk by, he beckons them like an old friend with a secret to share. “.... Read More

The Original Texting: Playing interactive fiction on computers

Apr 11, 2018 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Contrary to what you may believe… texting is not a recent invention coming after the smartphone. In fact, texting of different sorts has been around on computers since.... Read More

Father Tim is not happy with how we've treated the internet

Apr 03, 2018 at 12:00 pm by Warlord720

The father of the internet is not exactly happy with our treatment and long-term relationship with his child. Sir Timothy Berners Lee gave several interviews recently in whic.... Read More
The Flapping Arms Patent

The Flappy Arms Patent: How Amazon imagines people will flag down drones

Mar 30, 2018 at 03:00 pm by Warlord720

The company that will one day rule the universe while providing what to watch, what to read, what to wear, wirelessly taking over our homes and shipping bunion ointment has be.... Read More

Evolution of the computer from the dark ages of the '70s

Mar 22, 2018 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

It was in the late '70s that I got into home computing. I believe it was 1978 when I soldered together my first computer. I assembled two… a Sinclair ZX80 and a Heath.... Read More

Is Alexa evil? Darkside of Home Automation

Mar 14, 2018 at 09:51 am by Warlord720

Just imagine it… you are home alone. It’s dark… rain beats on the windows and somewhere… a shutter is flapping in the wind. Don’t blame the s.... Read More

Vive Audio Strap is an alternative to earbuds

Mar 02, 2018 at 11:02 am by Warlord720

I love my Vive and I enjoy my Vive but one of my peeves was having to hassle with the earplugs. Whereas you just put the Oculus Rift on, the Vive had a sort of macabre dance r.... Read More

Fallout 4 VR: Gives an old favorite new life

Feb 28, 2018 at 12:02 pm by Warlord720

At $60US I initially resisted reviewing this title because that is a lot of money for an old game converted to VR. I wondered how many would spend that amount. Would it be wor.... Read More

Elton John commissions a digital double for farewell tour

Feb 11, 2018 at 10:02 am by Warlord720

Elton John wanted to create a virtual reality experience recalling some of his most iconic performances from his early career and digital sculptor Kris Kelly used ZBrush to h.... Read More

How AI Could Open New Windows into the Cosmos

Feb 10, 2018 at 10:02 am by Warlord720

Our understanding of the universe is poised to progress at warp speed, thanks to new research by scientists at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the Unive.... Read More

Unity creators share what challenges and inspires them at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival

Feb 09, 2018 at 05:02 pm by Warlord720

Unity and Sundance Institute have a lot in common. They are both long-time supporters of independent artists. They both value creation and innovation and they both want to hel.... Read More

Industries Collide, Collaborate at Build: London 2017

Feb 09, 2018 at 03:02 pm by Warlord720

The stunning headquarters of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) were buzzing with enthusiasm throughout Build: London 2017 as a diverse group of creative.... Read More

Here's the AI course you've been looking for

Feb 09, 2018 at 01:11 pm by Warlord720

Convolutional neural networks. Recurrent neural networks. Long short-term memory networks. There's a lot to learn to get up to speed in deep learning. A new online offering fr.... Read More

Reddit's ban of AI-Deepfakes was inevitable

Feb 08, 2018 at 05:11 pm by Warlord720

The first I heard of AI (artificial intelligence) driven deepfakes was from an industry news brief. Like any digital artist, I can't say I was surprised. Face replacement be.... Read More
Nvidia Store

A 2D dream comes to life with Unity: 2D Physics in forma.8

Feb 05, 2018 at 05:02 pm by Warlord720

Mauro Fanelli first started using Unity on his Mac back in 2005, but until relatively recently, he had never been a dedicated game developer. A game journalist and a self-taug.... Read More

How developed the AR God Simulator ARrived

Feb 05, 2018 at 03:51 pm by Warlord720

EDITOR'S NOTE: Thanks to the team at for taking the time to tell the development story behind ARrived - one of the App Store's Best of 2017. For more information on m.... Read More

An Exhibition Featuring the Artistry of Cinema 4D Enthusiast Mike Winkelmann (aka Beeple)

Feb 05, 2018 at 04:02 am by Warlord720

beeple MAXON is excited to announce the incredible work of 3D artist Mike Winkelmann, best known in the creative community the world over as Beeple, and one of the foremost u.... Read More

Like an AI could ever spot sarcasm

Feb 03, 2018 at 10:02 am by Warlord720

I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception. -- Groucho Marx Comedians dine on sarcasm -- the ironic, mocking remarks that say one thing on the s.... Read More

AKVIS ArtSuite 13: Random Patterns Frame, Updated Texture Library!

Feb 03, 2018 at 04:02 am by Warlord720

AKVIS ArtSuite offers a diverse collection of visual effects and frames that are aimed to improve the appearance of digital photos. The program includes hundreds of high quali.... Read More

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