Alamy By Robert McGarvey Amazon has quietly dipped its toes into selling hotel accommodations. And the deals can be stellar. Usually with the Everything Store, a publicity machine is at full volume -- think of the ill-fated Fire Phone...Show More Summary
One of the types of weapons that saw a lot of service in the period from 1918-1945 is the top-fed detachable magazine rifle-caliber light machine gun, or automatic rifle. Beginning with the Danish Madsen, reaching its height before and...Show More Summary
Posted by randfish Imagine a world where even the high-up Google engineers don't know what's in the ranking algorithm. We may be moving in that direction. In today's Whiteboard Friday, Rand explores and explains the concepts of deepShow More Summary
By Emily Flitter NEW YORK (Reuters) - Asked last week about his agenda if elected, presumptive Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker began: "Should I choose to be a candidate..." Then he added with a grin: "My lawyers love...Show More Summary
The Alchemist’s Letter is a new short film from animator Carlos Andre Stevens, based at Laika’s commercial subdivision, Laika/house. While Laika is known primarily as a stop-motion animation company, Laika/house did a variety of work, and this is a CG short (reportedly Laika/house’s last) featuring the voices of John Hurt and Eloise Webb. Show More Summary
Valve has been busy at this year’s Game Developer Conference. Firstly, there's the announcement of its partnership with HTC to bring a new contender into the Virtual Reality market. The Vive Head-Mounted-Display sports several great features, like two 1200x1080 resolution screens. Show More Summary
After Hot Tub Time Machine director Steve Pink and Zombieland helmer Ruben Fleischer were linked to direct the Disney family comedy Overnight last year, it appears a new director will get behind the camera instead. The film, which is...Show More Summary
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review. This Article Was Written with the Help of a ‘Cyber’ Machine The prefix “cyber” is sorely overused, but what’s the alternative? —Nanette Byrnes, senior editor, Business Reports
How can John Davis get more John Davisy? Throw him behind the wheel of a couple Soviet 4x4s and let the quote machine loose. Read more...
Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski's surprise retirement has touched off the political derby of a generation in Maryland, and while it's the Democrats' 2016 machinations that are most closely watched, Republicans are joining in, too. Rep. Show More Summary
"Sensitive" applications included cures for AIDS, perpetual-motion machines.
Life is a constant churn. There is a constant need to feed the machine. That's just the way it is, and it explains in large part why a lot of the world and its characteristics, good and bad, can be distilled through MMA. That's the real secret of MMA's coolness. This is why MMA has such a strong, sustained need to identify new prospects. Show More Summary
Apple has created a cash machine out of its iPhone business by focusing on profits instead of units sold. But mobile execs who talked to The Information's Amir Efrati at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona last week think the Apple Watch will utterly dominate both smartwatch profits and marketshare for the next few years. Show More Summary
When I heard Valve wanted to take over the living room, I didn't believe it. When the rumors came true, I didn't think it could be done. When Valve failed to deliver Steam Machines last fall, I felt vindicated. Now, a year later, it's happening. I've tried them. I'm about to eat my words. Read more...
If you're a PlayStation 4 owner who enjoys HBO, it's awesome that HBO Go is now an app on the machine. If you're a Comcast subscriber, though, you can't use it. That's a bunch of bullshit. Read more...
It’s been a while since we had much to report on Valve’s Steam OS and Steam Machine initiative. In the meantime things have been rolling along, and at GDC Valve announced a large number of updates. These cover a range of topic including...Show More Summary
In March 2010, OK Go's "This Too Shall Pass" blew us away with its single tracking shot. Our look back:
Alex, Patrick and myself are big fans of Dugan and his CarniK Con Youtube Channel. His style is best described as “over-the-top 1980s action movie”. In this episode Dugan explores the world of LMG’s, with some tank action thrown in to the mix. The post Dugan on Light Machine Guns appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Several models come bundled with the upcoming Steam Controller in November.
In its push to expand the "Steam universe," Valve has added store listings for Steam Machines as well as the finalized Steam Controller and also Steam Link, a PC-to-TV streaming device. All of this stuff will become available in November. Show More Summary