Tagged: computer

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...

Retro gaming with RetroPie

Complete RetroPie Tutorial – A beginners Guide to Setting up RetroPie 3.6 / EmulationStation on the Raspberry Pi 2 and Raspberry Pi 3 This tutorial will guide you from start to finish on how...

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...