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With a sequel now on the way, take a look back at this game design deep dive from Reigns creator François Alliot on how the game's swipe-driven narrative fell into place. ...
Longhorns hope for first SCC win SC11  The Texas team captured a lot of attention at the Student Cluster Competition this year. Their mineral oil deep-fried cluster was certainly a hit with the crowd, but did it pay dividends when it came to computing? They put in the best non-GPU fueled LINPACK and, assumedly, should perform well on the scientific apps, but will it perform well enough to beat th
A group of Indian and Italian architects has built a pavilion in southwest India using mycelium – the fleshy part of a mushroom or other fungus – to demonstrate how the material could be used to create temporary venues for major events. Read more
Want to see where and how one of the legends of photography processed their photos? Here’s a 14-minute video that takes us on a tour of Edward Weston’s darkroom (note: there’s brief nudity).After visiting Weston’s home with his grandson Kim Weston, photographer Marc Silber of Advancing Your Photography then stepped into the inner sanctum where so many of Weston’s ico
With the Atlas, Tiguan and Touareg, Volkswagen already offers buyers a solid slate of SUV options. But the SUV segment continues to grow, and Volkswagen is growing its lineup right along with it. Not a full year after adding the Atlas at the top of that lineup (size-wise), it's sliding the T-Roc in at the base. With compact, urban-friendly packaging, coupe-inspired styling and vibrant color o
A team from the University of Manchester has made a major breakthrough in the field of molecular data storage proving that high volumes of data can effectively be stored in individual molecules. This research could lead to new, high-density data storage systems that potentially can hold more than 25 terabytes of data per square inch. That's 25,000 gigabytes on something as small as a quarter.
the design preserves the existing landscape, while maximizing sea views and natural light.The post gottesman-szmelcman integrates arsuf residences into israel’s coastal terrain appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Nikon D850Nikon has formally announced its latest enthusiast DSLR – the D850. Since the D850's development was announced earlier this year, speculation (fueled by the usual leaks) has been rife about the exact specifications of the new camera, but now it's official!Offering 45.7MP capture at a maximum frame rate of 9 fps, with an autofocus system inherited from the D5, the D850 looks like a hugel
Acid Wizard Studio would rather see players pick its survival-horror game Darkwood up for free than see them support key resellers. ...
46 hour grind starts grinding This short video captures the start of the application portion of the 2011 Student Cluster Competition. The students had spent all day Monday driving their systems to produce the best LINPACK and HPCC result possible. Now, Monday evening at 7:30 pm on the dot, they finally get access to the data sets that they'll use in the four scientific applications that make up t is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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