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Computer Space Launched the Video Game Industry 50 Years Ago

In an article for The Conversation, Noah Wardrip-Fruin writes about how Computer Space marked the start of the $175 billion video game industry we have today when it debuted on Oct. 15, 1971 -- and why you probably haven't heard of it. From the repor.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotOct 13th, 2021

There"s Still Time to Fix Climate--About 11 Years

Aggressive policies, now, can extend the deadline and prevent the worst catastrophes -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News33 min. ago

Ubisoft is shaming Far Cry 6 players who have given up on the game

Ubisoft is sending out emails to lapsed Far Cry 6 players in a bizarre attempt to make them return to the island of Yara......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News1 hr. 1 min. ago

Squid Game season 2 gets yet another update

Squid Game creator Hwang Dong-hyuk discusses 'talk' of season 2......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News1 hr. 1 min. ago

UK internet phone providers hit by major cyberattacks

The telecommunications infrastructure in the UK is in the crosshairs of cybercriminals, warns industry body......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News1 hr. 1 min. ago

Jeff Bezos" Blue Origin Wants To Build a Tourism Space Station Nearly As Big As the ISS

Blue Origin, the rocket and space tourism company founded by Jeff Bezos, is proposing a massive new commercial space station called "Orbital Reef" that could be used to host science experiments, vacation getaways, and potentially even in-space manufa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 1 min. ago

Industry watch: How to estimate added value of enterprises

GDP is an important criteria to measure a country's income and social structure. GDP is the concept of added value. The total amount of GDP is equivalent to the total added value created by all citizens of that country. We can roughly come up with co.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 33 min. ago

Xiaomi invests in AisinoChip, expands car ecosystem

Xiaomi, which declared its ambition in building cars earlier this year, has been aggressively investing in the automotive industry chain. The company recently invested in AisinoChip Electronics Technology, further expanding its ecosystem for vehicle-.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 33 min. ago

Tesla"s use of LFP batteries to shake up South Korean battery industry

Telsa has announced that it will switch to lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries for its standard range Model S, 3, X and Y EVs, but will continue to use nickel cobalt manganese (NCM) batteries in its long range EV models......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 33 min. ago

Taiwan companies urged to work together to gain advantage in EV supply chain

The annual output value of Taiwan's automotive electronics exceeded NT$250 billion (US$8.99 billion) in the past year, and there is an opportunity to double growth in the coming four to five years, reaching more than NT$600 billion, according to pres.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 33 min. ago

Pokemon Go developer’s new AR Pikmin Bloom game has arrived

Launching first in Australia and Singapore, Pikmin Bloom will be rolling out globally in "the next few days"......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News5 hr. 1 min. ago

SpaceX ‘Gateway to Mars’ video shows off its Starship spacecraft

SpaceX has released a new video showing off its Starship spacecraft that it believes will one day transport astronauts to Mars......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 33 min. ago

NASA lets you meet its Mars rover and helicopter here on Earth

NASA is offering space fans the chance to come face to face with full-scale models of its trailblazing Mars Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 33 min. ago

Promising-looking SETI signal turns out to be of human origin

Space junk may look like a supernova as SETI researchers struggle with a signal. Enlarge / Proxima Centauri, the closest star to Earth aside from the Sun. (credit: ESA, Hubble, and NASA) Modern human society has been making it.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 33 min. ago

The "Dune" Screenplay Was Written In MS-DOS

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Oscar winning Dune screenwriter Eric Roth banged out the screenplay using the MS-DOS program Movie Master. Roth writes everything using the 30-year-old software. "I work on an old computer program.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 1 min. ago

The Latest Gran Turismo 7 Trailer Confirms The Game Will Include Over 400 Cars

Gran Turismo 7's latest trailer confirms approximately how many cars players will be able to collect in this entry, standing at over 400. The post The Latest Gran Turismo 7 Trailer Confirms The Game Will Include Over 400 Cars appeared first on PlaySt.....»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated News14 hr. 0 min. ago

Saber Interactive to produce video game adaptation of horror movie "A Quiet Place"

On Tuesday, Saber Interactive announced it is working with iLLOGIKA and EP1T0ME on a video game based on the Paramount Pictures movie A Quiet Place. The game is not a strict adaptation of the film. Instead, the developers will take the movie's basic.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News14 hr. 0 min. ago

Blaseball: Short Circuits takes the absurdist sports game back to its roots

Absurdist sports simulator Blaseball returns next week with a back-to-basics mini event......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 1 min. ago

SpaceX fixes Crew Dragon toilet before this weekend"s launch

A SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule is slated to take a group of professional astronauts to space this weekend. But first, NASA must look over and approve some changes SpaceX made to address some issues with a key component — the toilet......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News15 hr. 1 min. ago

Amazon Joins Race for Quantum Computer With New Caltech Center

Amazon is officially entering the race to develop a quantum computer, joining U.S. and Chinese rivals in the quest to harness the properties of nature's tiniest particles into computing power far surpassing existing machines. From a report: Amazon wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 1 min. ago

Molding Intricate Parts

This week's video is about molding an intricate handle part. The post Molding Intricate Parts appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers......»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated News19 hr. 33 min. ago