Mason Broschart

16 Flips | 1 Magazine | 3 Following | @Dire_W0lf | Keep up with Mason Broschart on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Mason Broschart”

World’s top supercomputer from ‘09 is now obsolete, will be dismantled

IBM Roadrunner, the first petaflop machine, goes offline today.<p>Five years ago, an IBM-built supercomputer designed to model the decay of the US …

Fruit Ninja studio almost sliced itself in half with experimental prototype

"At any cost, I wanted people to get engaged in the game."<p>"Other employees not involved in the game are telling me this game is tearing the teams apart," said Halfbrick designer Luke Muscat, speaking at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.<p>The game he's describing is a prototype built by …

Game designer Jason Rohrer designs a game meant to be played 2,000 years from now, hides it in desert

The designer of <i>Passage</i>, <i>The Castle Doctrine</i> and <i>Diamond Trust of London</i>, Jason Rohrer, has developed a game designed to be played by people he'll never know. Rohrer hasn't played it himself, he says, and has buried the game — designed to survive thousands of years — in the Nevada desert, making it …

N Korea 'readies' rockets to strike US bases

North Korea's leader has responded to America's use of nuclear-capable B-2 bombers in joint South Korean military<br>drills with more angry rhetoric, saying his rocket forces are ready to attack US positions.<p>The North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) news agency said on Friday that Kim …

18 Cydia Apps you need to Download Today

Last week, I showed you how to jailbreak your iPhone in ten relatively easy steps. Since I essentially got you started and left you hanging, I’ve …

Has North Korea Photoshopped its military might?

Some things are hard to believe.<p>Is it possible that "Dancing With The Stars" is still on television? Is it possible that Victoria's Secret is creating lingerie for tweens? And how likely is it that Dennis Rodman really is a better friend to Kim Jong-un than is Eric Schmidt?<p>Actually, talking of …

Battlefield 4 Gameplay Breakdown - Inside Gaming GDC 2013

iWorm is a not-at-all ridiculous-looking way to hold your tablet

The iWorm is designed to put the tablet right at eye level, so a user can read or watch videos while moving around freely and without their hands …

This Build-It-Yourself Wooden Low Rider Bicycle is Sure to Appeal to Model Airplane Nerds

Different is good. Case in point: a lower rider bicycle that comes packaged like a model airplane, that you assemble yourself.<p>What you’re looking at …

Nanofoams could find use in better body armor

Given that scientists are already looking to sea sponges as an inspiration for body armor, perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised that foam is also being …

Researchers develop world’s thinnest invisibility cloak

Researchers have created what some are dubbing the real-world equivalent of Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak, which measures in at just 0.15mm thin, …

North Korea stops 3G data service one month after rollout

Last month's revelation that North Korea would start offering a tourist-only 3G data service was hailed as a sign that the isolated nation may be loosening its grip on the internet, and even more so when it turned out that the access would be uncensored. Unfortunately, though, it appears that the …

Yahoo sale makes UK schoolboy millionaire

A British schoolboy's hobby has turned him into one of the youngest self-made multi-millionaires in the world.<p>Yahoo! announced on Monday that Nick D'Aloisio, 17, had sold his news-condensing mobile app Summly to the US tech giant for an undisclosed sum, reported to be £20m ($30m).<p><b>"It was</b> …

Fish Out Of Water! is the next mobile addiction from Fruit Ninja’s developers

Luke Muscat got the idea for Fruit Ninja from watching late-night infomercials peddling cut-through-anything knives. Now the chief creative officer for developer Halfbrick is turning his love of surfing and everyone’s intrinsic desire to skip stones across water into another addicting mobile game, …

Battlefield 4 screens leak

<b>UPDATE:</b> A supposed trailer has since been leaked from a UK-based YouTube channel. The video can be viewed below:<p>Three Battlefield 4 images have leaked ahead of a media event planned for this evening where the game is expected to be discussed in greater detail. The images were found on a public …