Tagged: computer

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...

Why is this the power symbol?

The well known on/off power symbol was the result of the logical evolution in user interface design. Originally, most early power controls consisted of switches that were toggled between two states demarcated by the...

How to buy from the darknet markets

Here is a step by step guide by AVI LSD on how to buy stuff from the Darknet Markets! Going onto the Deep Web can be a daunting task, but with a few hours and...

Every best visual effects Oscars winner (1927-2016)

For the 1927/28 Academy awards, the award was for engineering effects. There was no award again until 1938 where it was called a special award “for outstanding achievement in creating special photographic and sound...

Patent 6506148 B2

Nervous system manipulation by electromagnetic fields from monitors Publication number US6506148 B2 Publication type Grant Application number US 09/872,528 Publication date Jan 14, 2003 Filing date Jun 1, 2001 Priority date Jun 1, 2001...

NASA releases free software catalog

NASA has released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which offers an extensive portfolio of software products for a wide variety of technical applications, all free of charge to the public, without any royalty or copyright...