Tagged: computer

WinWorld

WinWorld is an online museum dedicated to the preservation and sharing of vintage, abandoned, and pre-release software. We offer information, media and downloads for a wide variety of computers and operating systems. Their entire...

Largest prime number discovered

At more than 23m digits long, the number is something of a beast. But for mathematicians, the latest discovery from a global gang of enthusiasts is a thing of beauty: the largest prime number...

How to uninstall McAfee Antivirus

John McAfee was employed as a programmer by NASA’s Institute for Space Studies in New York City from 1968 to 1970. From there he went to Univac as a software designer and later to...

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...