Tagged: computer

How to hack password-protected computers

Samy Kamkar’s new exploit, PoisonTap, uses free software and a $5 Raspberry Pi Zero microcomputer. After attaching the Raspberry Pi to a USB adapter and plugging it in, the device goes to work. In all of...

Graphene wonderstuff

The Friday evening antics that led to the invention of graphene have become the stuff of scientific legend. Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov at Manchester University were playing around with Scotch tape and a...

Scat with John McAfee

What is scat sex? It means you poop in someones’s mouth… Gringo: The Dangerous Life of John McAfee Is a documentary about the bizarre and scandalous life of tech millionaire John McAfee – famed...

Viva Amiga

Viva Amiga: The true story of the best damned computer in the world. In a world of green on black, they dared to dream in color. 1985: An upstart team of Silicon Valley mavericks...

Early 2016 future predictions

In 1998, Kodak had 170,000 employees and sold 85% of all photo paper worldwide. Within just a few years, their business model disappeared and they went bankrupt. What happened to Kodak will happen in...

Cyberpunk

Cyberpunk is a 1990 documentary that explores the world (and term) that William Gibson invented with his book Neuromancer.  The bulk of the documentary consists of interviews with Gibson, Jaron Lanier, Timothy Leary and Michael...

A.I. Christmas song

University of Toronto researchers tasked an A.I. with looking at a picture of a Christmas tree, writing a song about it, and then singing the results for the world to hear. The song that...