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Why we physically couldn’t write a John Wick Chronicles review

This isn’t what minimum spec should mean in VR<p>The plan was to write a full, scored review for <i>John Wick Chronicles</i> on the HTC Vive, but I physically wasn’t able to play long enough to finish the full game due to the low frame rate. The PC I was using met the game’s minimum specifications in all …

Businesses Expected to Spend $2.7 Trillion on I.T. by 2020

Companies may not be buying as much hardware for their data centers as they used to, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t spending money on information …

The best games of E3 2016

8 Tech Skills That Will Help You Land a Six-Figure Salary

According to job-hunting site Dice, employers are searching resumes for these words or phrases most frequently.<p>In the tech industry, one day a skill is hot, the next it's not. IT professionals spend a lot of their career learning, training, and trying to keep up.<p>Job-hunting site Dice prides itself …

The Software Developer’s Library: A Treasure Trove of Books for People Who Love Code

A treasure trove of books for people who love code. Curated by Eric Elliott.<p>Arranged by topic, loosely in learning order.<p>A Note to Beginners<p>I learned …

Can’t Program? Now There’s A WYSIWYG For Designing With Code

A new tool from Framer makes it easy to design with JavaScript–even if you don’t know a lick of code.<p>Gone are the days when designers did all their UI/UX concepts in Photoshop. Now, they’re being called on to code their mockups.<p>But how do you introduce designers to code if they’ve never programmed …

Watch a touching tribute to deceased Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata

Developers honor Iwata at the GDC Awards<p>Most CEOs of video game companies are either vilified, or ignored, but that wasn't the case with Nintendo's Satoru Iwata. Eight months after his death, the much-loved Iwata was remembered tonight at the GDC Awards in San Francisco, cast the star of a …

How to become a better gamer with improved posture and exercise

It might not be immediately obvious from watching esports stars in their professional performances, but the life of a pro gamer can actually be quite physically taxing. Sure, it's not intense physical labor, but sitting in one position for 12 to 18 hours a day and doing repetitive motions can be …

Major League Gaming snapped up by Activision starts a big 2016 for esports

Major League Gaming, North America's biggest esports-focused network, has been snapped up by Activision to bolster its own competitive gaming …

Feature: Meet the Students Who Made a Complete PS4 Game

<i>Republished on Wednesday, 30th December 2015: We're bringing this article back from the archives as we look back at some of Push Square's features</i> …

Gaming

Solitaire and Minesweeper were created to trick you into learning things about computers

It turns out that both games were reportedly designed to teach people the skills they would need to use these newfangled personal computers.<p>Take Solitaire for instance, which was rolled out in 1990. Sure, it was convenient that it was a game that could be played with one person, but the real …

'Stupid' core of the internet behind Hacking Team IP address 'hijack'

Italian spyware company Hacking Team allegedly hijacked 256 IP addresses it did not own in order to assist a special arm of Italy's Military Police, …

Minecon 2015: Minecraft's Getting Loads of New Features

Straight outta Minecon.<p>Mojang has detailed a host of new features coming to Minecraft.<p>During the Upcoming Features panel at Minecon 2015, Mojang …

Gaming Conventions

5 Myths to Know Before You Learn How to Become a Software Developer

<b>Fundamentally, to learn how to become a software developer is the same as to pursue any career path</b>: hard work will truly determine success, not …

What It's Like to be Blind in the Age of the Internet

Technology has been both a help and a massive hindrance to the blind community.<p>As Petr Kucheryavyy scrolls through his Facebook feed, his iPhone spews out a string of unintelligible syllables, not unlike the sounds C-3PO made in <i>Empire Strikes Back</i> when Chewbacca screwed his head on backward. The …

Disability

14 ingenious hacks for problems you didn't know you had

People can be crazy, yo. But where there's a will, there's a way that can lead to all sorts of fantastic oddities in the gadget world. Today's community of hackers, makers and DIY fanatics oftentimes work together to find solutions to problems we didn't know we had. They develop innovative products …

Check Out the First Guns From Gears of War Creator's Next Shooter

Gears of War Creator Cliff Bleszinski directed his followers on Twitter to a concept art gallery for his new, free-to-play first-person shooter currently codenamed Project Bluestreak.<p>The gallery shows off some of the game's weapons, including the gun you can see below. The description for the image …

Gears of War

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

British Columbia

The Only UX Reading List Ever

This reading list is for anyone who wants to learn or deepen their knowledge in the disciplines of <i>User Research, Usability, Information Architecture,</i> …

UX Design

Can driverless cars be made safe from hackers?

HUGH BOYES<p><b>Cyber security lead at the Institution of Engineering and Technology</b><p>Some would ask if any software system can be truly hack-proof. The bigchallenge will be how do you maintain the software in a state where it’s secure throughout its life. We’re already looking at 100m lines of code, and …

Cybersecurity

3 Tech Skills That Help Kids Hack Real Life

The other day my niece and nephew came to visit. They walked into the house and were drawn, almost magnetically, to the table where all of my gadgets were laid out. They caressed my phone. Fondled my digital camera. Gazed curiously at my noise-cancelling headphones. Petted my back-up battery. …

Open Source Software