How does a Bézier curve work under the hood? If you design vector graphics for a living — or aspire to do so — you might just want to know such a thing. Bézier curves gained popularity in 1962 from Pierre
Dots, the extremely addictive mobile game that’s something like a delightful mix of Tetris, Connect Four, and a Rubik’s Cube, is the second most popular free iPhone app just a week after launching. It’s
Most systems administrators describe the task of network security as something like defending a castle. Kristin Heckman talks about fighting hackers in terms that sound more like a job as a Walmart greeter.
A simple workout to help chart your progress. Two decades ago, I began using a one-mile time trial workout with my runners to predict potential performances during a training season. Running a timed mile
A new paper shines some light on the “next generation internet” China is building—and it’s far ahead of anything any other country has at the moment. The improvements aren’t just superficial faster broadband
Does the gap between men and women narrow or widen at longer distances? It depends. There's a long, tired history of claims that women will turn out to be better than men at very long races. "Will women
At its peak, CyberBunker clogged up a mind-boggling 300 gigabits per second of the Internet in what’s being called the biggest cyber-attack in history. But what if you could switch off 1.28 terabits—four