Andrew Stein

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Why Can’t We See the Big Bang?

<i>Since telescopes let us look back in time, shouldn’t we be able to see all the way back to the very beginning of time itself? To the moment of the</i> …

Universe

'Minecraft' might actually come to virtual reality after all

Earlier this year when the Facebook purchase of Oculus VR went down, there were more than a few detractors but none as prominent as the man behind <i>Minecraft</i>. At the time, Markus "Notch" Persson said that his company Mojang was in talks to bring the blocky construction set to Oculus Rift, but …

How spies can eavesdrop using your phone's gyroscope

In the age of surveillance paranoia, most smartphone users know better than to give a random app or website permission to use their device's …

What is Reactive Programming?

I enjoyed reading this question on Stack Overflow: What is (functional) reactive programming? I thought I'd take a stab at an explanation of what …

Compilers

What Do Blind People Actually See? - Facts So Romantic

In 2004 Peter König made a special belt: one that always vibrated on the side of it facing north. Put on the belt and face north, and it would …