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The best video game movies of all time

Video game movies have been around since Super Mario Bros. in 1993, and they have had very mixed success over the years. These are the best video game movies......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsJan 22nd, 2021

Ask Slashdot: What Do You Use for Backups at Home?

"I am curious as to what other Slashdotters use for backing up of home machines," asks long-time Slashdot reader serviscope_minor: I moved away from the "bunch of disks with some off site" method. I found most of the methods generally had one or mor.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 45 min. ago

Remembering Allan McDonald the Engineer Who Said "No" To the Challenger Launch

Long-time Slashdot reader Nkwe shares an article from NPR: His job was to sign and submit an official form. Sign the form, he believed, and he'd risk the lives of the seven astronauts set to board the spacecraft the next morning. Refuse to sign, an.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 45 min. ago

Results of "Universal Basic Income" Program? Employment Increased

The Associated Press reports: After getting $500 per month for two years without rules on how to spend it, 125 people in California paid off debt, got full-time jobs and reported lower rates of anxiety and depression, according to a study released W.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 45 min. ago

The SvarDOS Community Builds an Open Source DOS Distribution

Long-time Slashdot reader sproketboy shared a link to SvarDOS, "an open-source project that is meant to integrate the best out of the currently available DOS tools, drivers and games." From their site: DOS development has been abandoned by commercia.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 45 min. ago

The Product Manager asterisk

Product manager might be one of the most grey roles within a startup. However, as a company progresses and the team grows, there comes a time when a founder needs to carve out dedicated roles. Of these positions, product management might be one of th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News22 hr. 45 min. ago

A music video you can play: Indie rock inside the Unity engine

You've seen interactive music before—but an indie mindset changes the game. For nearly as long as video games have been around, they've enjoyed a tight relationship with pop music. As early as 1983, Bally-Midway collaborated with Journey.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 7th, 2021

Automaking is only part of GM CEO"s vision

GM's reach into insurance, robotaxis and electric delivery vans is part of a broader strategy to stretch what's typically a one-time transaction into a wider profit net over the lifetime of the vehicle......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 7th, 2021

Why the "Small Internet" Movement Wants to Revive Gopher

Long-time Slashdot reader lee1 shares a new article from Linux magazine: The danger and irritations of the modern web have unleashed a movement dedicated to creating a safer and simpler alternative. The old Gopher network and the new Gemini protocol.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Can Users Poison the Data Big Tech Uses to Surveil Them?

"Algorithms are meaningless without good data. The public can exploit that to demand change," argues a new article in MIT's Technology Review (shared by long-time Slashdot reader mspohr): Data is fed into machine-learning algorithms to target you wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

America"s Air Force Is Having To Reverse Engineer Parts of Its Own Stealth Bomber

Long-time Slashdot reader AmiMoJo shares a report from The Drive: In a surprising turn of events, the United States government is calling upon its country's industry to reverse engineer components for the Air Force's B-2 Spirit stealth bomber. An of.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Perseverance rover roves across Mars for the first time

NASA's Perseverance rover landed on Mars just over two weeks ago, and now it has completed its first series of tests......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Watch UFC 259: Live stream Blachowicz vs. Adesanya today

There's still time to sign up for ESPN+ so you can stream UFC 259: Blachowicz vs. Adesanya online today......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Ten inspiring outdoor living spaces for dining and socialising this summer

As spring approaches in the northern hemisphere, it's time to start preparing for sunnier days and warmer evenings. For this lookbook, we've rounded up ten inviting spaces featuring outdoor furniture for relaxed al-fresco dining and socialising. Read.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

The 64 best movies on Hulu right now

From award-winning dramas to the latest hits, Hulu has an awesome collection of movies. We've put together the best films currently available on the streamer......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Twitter Is Testing An "Undo" Option After Sending Tweets

Twitter is working on a feature that could offer users a short window of time to rethink posting a tweet even after they hit send. CNN reports: The company confirmed to CNN Business on Friday it is testing an undo option that would potentially let us.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Twitter is testing an "undo" option after sending tweets

Twitter is working on a feature that could offer users a short window of time to rethink posting a tweet even after they hit send......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

"A bridge to music"s future?": Abbey Road sets stage for festival avatar 5,000 miles away

In March 2020, the world-famous Abbey Road recording studio shut its doors for the first time in almost 90 years......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Why popular YouTubers are building their own sites

Some big YouTube names are building their own video sites on the side - just in case......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

The End of the Just in Time Supply Chain Method

A pandemic and weather anomalies have revealed the fragility of the just in time supply chain method, all but assuring that we will see changes......»»

Category: itSource:  BaselineRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Video Friday: Nanotube-Powered Insect Robots

Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. We’ll also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months;.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021