A century ago, humankind had recently begun taking to the skies in the first powered aircraft. Soon thereafter, science fiction suggested the next step in aeronautic technology—sustained personal flight. Or in other words, the jetpack.
You may have heard urban legends about the strange products some businesses stock vending machines with--cigarettes, jewelry, and socks, to name a few--perhaps you've even had brushes with Coca Cola's Freestyle soda fountains, capable of dispensing over a hundred flavors. But what about food? And no, I don't mean Hershey bars or Slim Jims. I'm talking about pizza.
With each invention of a new medium comes the conception of a new art form. With writing came literature, with pigments came painting, and with film came photography and movies. However, even with the advent of computer technology, video games still have trouble being recognized as an art form. However, perhaps the issue is that it is difficult to recognize exactly what art is, and how video games use a unique medium that few other art forms can.
Instead, you will end up with a worthless flaming pile of cooked circuitry.
Posted originally by the notorious internet pranksters 4-Chan, the 'IOS 8 exclusive' Wave ad was designed to look exactly like an update notification from Apple that was posted following the release of their new software one week ago.
For the longest time, I had trouble understanding what people saw in Star Trek. The sets were cheap, the stories were cheesy, the aliens were stereotypes, and the smarminess of Kirk or Riker made me gag. But the shows had planted a seed of fantasy in me that took until playing Artemis for me to appreciate.
Online shopping can be a wonderful experience. Many department stores offer free shipping and discount coupons, and allow you to exchange or return items at their brick and mortar stores. The ability to comparison shop, find the best price and have it delivered to your door couldn’t be easier.
In our houses, cars, and factories, we’re surrounded by tiny, intelligent computerized devices that capture information about how we live and what we do. Now they are beginning to wirelessly talk among themselves.
Can you imagine if an entire subdivision here in Downers Grove could go up in 1 day? With the expansion of 3D printing, it could happen in the near future! A company in China named Winsun said that it was able to build TEN 3D printed houses in just ONE day, at a cost of just $5000 per house!
Microsoft is planning to purchase Mojang, the independent developer of Minecraft for $2 billion. This seems a very unusual transaction considering the game's creator, Markus Persson (Notch), has been outspoken with his disdain for publisher's and AAA developers.
One way to minimize your risk of exposure to cybercrime is eliminating accounts at sites you no longer use. Have you signed up with a website that you never use or a newspaper site you don’t read anymore? The personal information that you provided is probably still on those computers and vulnerable to the next hacker.