Tagged: computer

Key component to scale up quantum computing invented

A team at the University of Sydney and Microsoft, in collaboration with Stanford University in the US, has miniaturised a component that is essential for the scale-up of quantum computing. The work constitutes the...

Entire pop album created by artificial intelligence

A collaborative album between Tayrn Southern and Amper software, I AM AI, is the first album to be entirely composed and produced by artificial intelligence. After previous flirtations with algorithm-based music, us mere humans are finally able...

Captain Crunch and the phreaking scene

John Draper is the hacker’s hero for a reason. Not only did the electronics genius use a plastic toy from a cereal box to crack open the entire phone system, he also used his...

Ataribox revealed

Atari started teasing its Ataribox at E3 this year, promising a “brand new Atari product.” While we saw a 20-second YouTube teaser that hinted the Ataribox would be housed in wood like the 2600, the...

Tetris: The Grand Master 3

TGM HOLiC aka Jin8 playing “Tetris The Grand Master 3”. It’s slow in the beginning, insanely fast near the end, speed increases at 3 mins, invisible part after 5 mins during the credit roll…

Co-inventor of Ethernet dies at 74

Charles Thacker, one of the lead hardware designers on the Xerox Alto, the first modern personal computer, died of a brief illness on Monday. He was 74. The Alto, which was released in 1973...

1984 and the modern state of surveillance

Metaflix takes a look at George Orwell’s dystopian masterpiece ‘1984‘ and how modern surveillance has gone far beyond even his most frightening predictions. Zero Days is a documentary focused on Stuxnet, a piece of self-replicating computer...

Tinker Board

Taiwanese computer company Asus has launched its own take on the hobbyist’s favorite, the Raspberry Pi. The newly unveiled Tinker Board is available in the UK and Europe for £55 ($68) and offers some...

Every Windows version upgraded through

Following up on his clip from 2011, YouTuber TheRasteri has released a new video in which you can watch him install all major upgrades of the popular operating system released since its early beginning in the...