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How William Gibson Keeps His Science Fiction Real | The New Yorker
Suppose you’ve been asked to write a science-fiction story. You might start by contemplating the future. You could research anticipated developments in science, technology, and society and ask how they will play out. via Pocket
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4 days ago
The Gambler Who Cracked the Horse-Racing Code
Bill Benter did the impossible: He wrote an algorithm that couldn’t lose at the track. Close to a billion dollars later, he tells his story for the first time. Happy Valley Racecourse in Hong Kong. Photographer: Xyza Bacani for Bloomberg Businessweek. via Pocket
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7 days ago
Microsoft wants everyone to follow its lead with its new mobile design - The Verge
Nearly a decade ago, Microsoft launched its Windows Phone platform with the promise that its software would free users from their phones. via Pocket
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7 days ago
410 post suspended — Medium
I am writing these posts in the public interest, to warn people of my experiences with Dangen Entertainment and their CEO Ben Judd. via Pocket
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11 days ago
Gamasutra - The 25-year legacy of Street Fighter II, in the words of the experts
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior was first released to arcades 25 years ago, on February 6th 1991. It completely changed the games industry. It's estimated to have raked in $2.3 billion by 1995. (That's $3.5 billion adjusted for inflation -- lots and lots and lots of quarters. via Pocket
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16 days ago
Snes Central: On video game preservation
SNES Central has been around for nearly two decades, and I would like to think I have been a part of video game preservation since its very infancy. via Pocket
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19 days ago
The Amazing Psychology of Japanese Train Stations - CityLab
It is a scene that plays out each weekday morning across Tokyo. Suit-clad office workers, gaggles of schoolchildren, and other travelers gamely wend their way through the city’s sprawling rail stations. via Pocket
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19 days ago
Arc Hound — CGWorld: Dark Souls III interview
1.5M ratings 277k ratings See, that’s what the app is perfect for. Sounds perfect Wahhhh, I don’t wanna My personal repository for cool or obscure videogame-related art. Under construction. via Pocket
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24 days ago
Why You'll Never Get To Play Your Favourite Retro Game On Switch - Feature - Nintendo Life
A few weeks ago while scrolling through Twitter, a particular video clip caught our eye. It showed Slipstream, a 1995 F1 arcade game from Capcom. Using Sega’s System 32 board, it was produced in very limited quantities for the Latin American market and never saw wide release. via Pocket
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26 days ago
Bloomberg - Are you a robot?
India's T-Series built an online empire from Bollywood. Now it has to survive Netflix. via Pocket
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28 days ago
Doom creator John Romero on what's wrong with modern shooter games | Games | The Guardian
“Give us more guns!” is a common battle-cry among players of first-person shooters, the videogame industry’s bloodiest genre. Doom co-creator John Romero has a rather different opinion. via Pocket
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4 weeks ago
The True, Secret History of the Creepiest Cult Game Ever Made - VICE
Spend enough time watching YouTube videos with titles like “10 biggest mysteries in gaming” and you’ll see it: a low-resolution symbol spins out of the darkness and the words “Aum Soft” glow green below it. via Pocket
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4 weeks ago
Empresário de Santos é o dono do Bitcoin Banco, diz acusado de comandar sequestro | Portal do Bitcoin
Guilherme Aere dos Santos, suspeito de ter sido o mandante do sequestro do empresário da BWA falou em depoimento na última terça-feira (01) à 2ª Delegacia da Divisão de Crimes Funcionais, de São Paulo, que procurou empresário para receber dívida do Grupo Bitcoin Banco. via Pocket
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5 weeks ago
Onlinehandel: Wenn die Zahnbürste von Amazon kommt | ZEIT ONLINE
Amazon investiert viel Geld, damit Prime-Kunden auch Kleinstartikel versandkostenfrei bestellen können. Das könnte Folgen haben: für Umwelt, Mitarbeiter und den Konzern. Eigentlich wollte Jeff Bezos sein Start-up nicht Amazon, sondern "relentless.com" nennen, "unermüdlich" also. via Pocket
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7 weeks ago
What our quantum computing milestone means
Today, Nature published its 150th anniversary issue with the news that Google’s team of researchers have achieved a big breakthrough in quantum computing known as quantum supremacy. via Pocket
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7 weeks ago
TCPoke
TCPoke is a collection of projects that allow you to connect your Game Boy, Game Boy Pocket, Game Boy Color, or Game Boy Advance to the internet and trade or battle with the first(Red, Blue, Yellow) and second(Silver, Gold, Crystal) generation Pokemon games.
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8 weeks ago
GBFlasher Micro 1.6
The worlds smallest Game Boy cart flasher!

A clone of J.Rodrigo’s flasher
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8 weeks ago
GAME LIST
List of PCB + chips for Gameboy games
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8 weeks ago
The Gay Gamer: Ten questions with Christophe Galati, maker of Save me Mr Tako
To put it another way, I drooled over this adorable, octopus-starring platformer back when it was still a Wii U title. And when it was being considered for the New 3DS, too. In the end, neither of those now-defunct systems were blessed with Save me Mr Tako. Why? Sadly, I don't know. via Pocket
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9 weeks ago
Get To Know The Physics Behind Soldering And The Packaging Of ICs | Hackaday
Often it feels as if soldering is deemed to be more of an art form than something that’s underpinned by the cold, hard reality of physics and chemistry. via Pocket
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9 weeks ago
How to Preserve Vintage Electronics | PCMag.com
My name is Benj Edwards, and I am a journalist who specializes in technology history. To inform me in my quest to understand and preserve historical electronic devices, I have been collecting computers and video game consoles for almost a quarter century. via Pocket
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9 weeks ago
How an iOS developer built an alternative App Store for the iPhone - The Verge
Riley Testut has spent the better part of the last decade trying to sneak in through the side door of the iPhone. via Pocket
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9 weeks ago
How to build apps for everyone using VoiceOver on iOS
There’s always those topics that people don’t talk about enough. Sometimes, those topics happen to be the most important ones. Accessibility is one of those topics. This article talks about why accessibility is important and how you can step into the shoes of a VoiceOver user. via Pocket
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10 weeks ago
How a 14-Year-Old Designer Became Part of Apple's Splashy New Gaming Service - VICE
Apple Arcade’s launch was a mixture of well-known franchises (Frogger, Rayman), new games from designers during the App Store’s creative heights (Card of Darkness, Overland), and releases from high-profile publishers (Square Enix, Capcom). via Pocket
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10 weeks ago
A Story About Two Tiny, Fuzzy Photos of a 'PlayStation 5 Prototype'
Short of the annual iPhone, few future devices get fans chatting like the next generation of consoles from Sony and Microsoft. via Pocket
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10 weeks ago
We Stand on the Shoulders of Giants | byuu.net
byuu.netemulator development resourcesWe Stand on the Shoulders of Giants2019-10-01Written by: byuu I believe the advice in this article applies much more broadly than just emulation, but nonetheless I am going to present this article from said vantage point. via Pocket
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10 weeks ago
How to bypass Android certificate pinning and intercept SSL traffic ~ Kamil Vavra
Over the last few months, I had a quite luck finding IDOR vulnerabilities in mobile API of Android applications. Nowadays most of the apps are obfuscated and using certificate pinning to prevent MiTMs. I’m myself using an older rooted phone with Burp Suite and tools mentioned bellow. via Pocket
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11 weeks ago
Steve Purcell (Sam & Max creator/Pixar) - Interview - Arcade Attack
This guy is the real deal! The Sam & Max creator, LucasArts cover artist and Pixar legend Steve Purcell for some reason agreed to answer a lot of questions from little old us and we’re stoked! I guess there’s nothing else to say other than enjoy… via Pocket
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11 weeks ago
Why Do Some People Love Reading? - The Atlantic
They can be identified by their independent-bookstore tote bags, their “Book Lover” mugs, or—most reliably—by the bound, printed stacks of paper they flip through on their lap. They are, for lack of a more specific term, readers. via Pocket
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11 weeks ago
'Inside Bill's Brain' Calls BS on Malcolm Gladwell's 'Outliers' Theory | WIRED
If there was ever an outlier, it was Bill Gates. Netflix has just released a three-part documentary called Inside Bill's Brain that, as the title promises, digs deep into the Microsoft cofounder's cranium. Once ensconced, we find him as unusual as we expected. via Pocket
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11 weeks ago
Swift.org - Swift 5.1 Released!
Swift 5.1 is now officially released! Swift 5.1 builds on the strengths of Swift 5 by extending the stable features of the language to compile time with the introduction of module stability. via Pocket
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12 weeks ago
How Digital Eclipse preserved a classic in Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection | Shacknews
The following excerpt comes from Arcade Perfect: How Pac-Man, Mortal Kombat, and Other Coin-Op Classics Invaded the Living Room by David L. Craddock, available in paperback and Kindle formats. DANIEL FILNER COULDN’T believe this was happening. via Pocket
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12 weeks ago
Determining the Build Quality of a Game Cartridge | RetroRGB
There are many important aspects to consider when assessing the quality of a reproduction or modern release game cartridge. Shell, label, beveled edge, chamfer, surface finish, etc… are all important things to consider. via Pocket
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september 2019
Grumpy Gamer - Why Adventure Games Suck
I wrote this back in 1989 while I was designing Monkey Island. It is now the futuristic year of 2004 and we are all driving around in flying cars and wearing sliver jumps suits. A lot has changed for Adventure Games as well, but unfortunately not in the right direction. via Pocket
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september 2019
Julia Computing & MIT Introduce Differentiable Programming System Bridging AI and Science
Scientific computing — loosely defined as the use of computational models to solve science and engineering problems — has benefited greatly in recent years from the rapid development of machine learning technologies in artificial intelligence. via Pocket
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september 2019
Differentiable Programming Mega-Proposal - Pitches - Swift Forums
We have completed a comprehensive proposal for the differentiable programming feature we’ve been incubating over the last 1.5 years. We’ve gone over many iterations on the feature design, and have partially completed the implementation. via Pocket
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september 2019
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september 2019
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4gamer spoke to the team responsible for the Mega Drive Mini's brand-new port of Darius: Sega's Yosuke Okunari, M2's Naoki Horii, Taito's Yuichi Toyama and homebrew creator Hideki Konishi a.k.a. via Pocket
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september 2019
Batman 1989: Why the iconic movie logo still resonates 30 years on - Features - Digital Arts
To celebrate 30 years of the Tim Burton classic, Jason Fabok, Chip Kidd, Tom Muller and other artists and designers discuss their love for the movie's logo and look. Close your eyes and think of the Batman symbol for a second. via Pocket
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september 2019
Founders of Successful Tech Companies Are Mostly Middle-Aged - The New York Times
It took an entrepreneur to reimagine the mundane home thermostat as an object of beauty — and then to make a fortune based on that vision. The entrepreneur was Tony Fadell, who had that thermostat epiphany after decades in the tech industry, including at companies like Apple. Mr. via Pocket
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september 2019
Carl Sagan on Moving Beyond Us vs. Them, Bridging Conviction with Compassion, and Meeting Ignorance with Kindness
“In the course of looking deeply within ourselves, we may challenge notions that give comfort before the terrors of the world. via Pocket
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september 2019
0xabad1dea — ROMs and Mappers: Why NES Games Can Be So...
The Nintendo Entertainment System, as all gaming fans know, was a hugely successful console despite not being especially powerful even when it was new. Its popularity endures decades later. via Pocket
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september 2019
bellingcat - Suspected Assassin In The Berlin Killing Used Fake Identity Documents - bellingcat
Last Friday, 23 August 2019, Zelimkhan Khangoshvili, a Georgian citizen living in Germany, was assassinated in downtown Berlin while having lunch on the way to a mosque for Friday prayer. Khangoshvili was assassinated with three bullets, two of them fired at close range at his head. via Pocket
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september 2019
Sega is becoming its weird and wonderful self again
Sega is in an unexpectedly good place right now. The company was never on top of the industry; it's been beaten by Nintendo, by Sony, by the decline of the arcade. via Pocket
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august 2019
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