Tom Cuthbertson

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A Buddhist monk explains mindfulness for times of conflict

“Compassion is not sitting in your room; it’s actually very active and engaging,” a senior disciple of Thich Nhat Hanh says.<p>Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the world’s most renowned Buddhist leaders, second only to the Dalai Lama in fame and influence.<p>With his 100+ books, he’s been an advocate for …

How video games train the brain to justify killing

Let's play a game. One of the quotes below belongs to a trained soldier speaking of killing the enemy, while the other to a convicted felon …

BBC - Culture - The mystery of Van Gogh’s madness

On a summer’s day in 1890, Vincent van Gogh shot himself in a field outside Paris. What does the painting he worked on that morning tell us about his mental state?<p>On 27 July 1890, Vincent van Gogh walked into a wheat field behind the chateau in the French village of Auvers-sur-Oise, a few miles …

What’s the Use of Regret?

A few weeks ago I was sitting poolside in Florida with a friendly retiree who was standing in the warm aqua water, beaming with friendliness. We started chatting, first about his hometown, Pittsburgh, and the many great athletes from there. Soon the conversation pivoted to Vietnam and his …

An Artist Just Watched and Drew a Movie Every Day for 365 Days

Exactly a year ago today, artist Greg O’Regan began an ambitious journey: For each of the next 365 days, he would watch a movie, and then sketch a …

£13m stolen from Northern Ireland people in cyber crime

<b>£13m was stolen from people in Northern Ireland through different forms of electronic deception and theft over the last year, police have said.</b><p>The PSNI deals with more than 300 requests a month relating to cyber incidents.<p>It said one in 10 people will be victims of a cyber crime and is trying to …

Northern Ireland

How does storytelling differ between video games and literature?

In a talk at the University of Alabama Huntsville, Raph Koster spoke extensively on the history of storytelling and on the ways video games tell …

Game Design

Makoto Shinkai’s ‘Your Name’ Joins Studio Ghibli Classics As One Of Japan’s Biggest Anime Films Ever

The film recently won the Best Animated Feature Film Award at Spain’s annual Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival.<p>Filmmaker Makoto Shinkai’s …

Anime

Rick And Morty Recreated In Fallout 4 Is The Funniest Thing You'll See Today

1 year ago<p>One of the most popular cartoons on these days is Adult Swim's <i>Rick and Morty</i>. The cartoon has managed to find its way into <i>Fallout 4</i> as a …

Machinima

The Importance of Agile and DevOps for End-User Experience

According to various studies, many of retailers are still prioritizing customer facing programs over strategic infrastructure improvements, and …

Apps

Talk by Steven Jobs - IDCA 1983

10 Books Every Java Developer Should Read

I have read my share of software development books and I have noticed that it is very rare to find a book which I want to read more than …

Top 10 useful, yet paranoid Java programming techniques

<i>This post was originally published over at jooq.org, a blog focusing on all things open source, Java and software development from the perspective of</i> …

Quentin Tarantino: Director's first film My Best Friend's Birthday on YouTube

Quentin Tarantino's first film is generally viewed to be <i>Reservoir Dogs,</i> but fans of the director will likely also point you towards another title: <i>My</i> …

Chronos Smart Watch Disc

Chronos Smart Watch Disc<p>Chronos is a smart disc that attaches to the back of any watch.<p>Chronos adds:<p>Fitness Tracking<br>• Music Control<br>• Notification …

Turing - 20th Century Mathematics

<b>List of Important Mathematicians</b> <b><br>Glossary of Mathematical Terms</b> <b><br>Sources</b> <b><br>Contact</b><p><b>20TH CENTURY MATHEMATICS - TURING</b><p><i><br>Alan Turing (1912-1954)</i><p>The British …

Why the internet of things is the new magic ingredient for cyber criminals | John Naughton

The massive attack on Brian Krebs’s website presents huge problems for investigative reporters<p>Brian Krebs is one of the unsung heroes of tech journalism. He’s a former reporter for the <i>Washington Post</i> who decided to focus on cybercrime after his home network was hijacked by Chinese hackers in 2001. …

Cybersecurity

PS4 Exclusive The Last Guardian Looks Incredible in New Gameplay Demo

Latest Last Guardian Demo Delivers<p>Last week, when the Gamestop Expo was underway, a brand new trailer was released for the highly anticipated yet …

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Do Computers Die Of Old Age?

Short answer: Sadly, yes<p>Nothing lasts forever, not even electronics. “People assume electronic components will not age,” says Bianca Schroeder, a computer scientist at the University of Toronto. Without moving parts, electronics seem unlikely to wear out. Yet even a standard memory module …

Kubb, a minimalist wooden cube computer

Such things usually come with beautiful and pointless greebling, but this one is a simple 5-inch cube made from three choices of finish: white ash, …

Web Developer, Blogger and Technology Enthusiast

I'm a <b>web developer</b>.<p>I'm a <b>blogger</b>.<p>I'm a <b>technology ethusiast</b>.<p>Okay...<p>I'm really just a bit of a nerd.<p>I live in the <b>UK</b>.<p>I spend most of my time doing new …

An Ancient Greek Algorithm Could Reveal All-New Prime Numbers

Moar primes!<p>In case you missed it, mathematicians are pretty obsessed with prime numbers - the limitless 'atoms' of the mathematical world that are …

AMD Is Clawing Back Market Share From NVIDIA

Image source: AMD.<p>Between mid-2014 and mid-2015, <b>Advanced Micro Devices</b> (NASDAQ: AMD) watched helplessly as its unit share of the discrete graphics card market was cut in half. Rival <b>NVIDIA</b> (NASDAQ: NVDA) scored a coup with its 900 series of graphics cards, particularly the GTX 970, which remains to …

29-Year-Old Gamer Leaves Sony Behind to Bring Eye-Tracking to Virtual Reality

Virtual reality is on the cusp of becoming mainstream, but one startup in Japan is betting the technology won't really succeed unless it cracks one …