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HDR and video games: Ars leaves E3 with more questions than answers

HDR looks great in applicable games, but newer game consoles blew a big E3 opportunity.<p>LOS ANGELES—4K was on everyone's lips at this year's E3. We …

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This Week in Anime Business #2

Welcome back to another compilation of recent – although not strictly within the last 7 days, title be damned – anime industry developments that we …


The UK Government Is Completely Deluded About Brexit

The UK’s eventual exit from the EU is looking more and more likely to be a train wreck. The Brexiteers in Prime Minister Theresa May’s administration are living in a fantasy world. And although May herself comes across as sensible and pragmatic, it now appears that she is as deluded as they …


Everyone is a designer. Get over it.

Photo by Alice Achterhof via UnsplashRecently, Jared Spool caught my attention with an article about how Netflix’s performance engineers are <i>actually</i> …

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Why Authoritarians Attack the Arts

In 1937, ascending leaders of the Third Reich hosted two art exhibitions in Munich. One, the “Great German Art Exhibition,” featured art Adolf Hitler deemed acceptable and reflective of an ideal Aryan society: representational, featuring blond people in heroic poses and pastoral landscapes of the …

Why Bayonetta is still the brawler to beat

Ōkami, painterly and poised, was a fairy-tale told with elegance and style. You played as a wolf god but this was a game rooted, not in the mystical, …


I gave up TV, then qualified for Olympic marathon trials and got my PhD

There’s a scene in “Friends” where Ross’s colleague admits she doesn’t have a television. Incredulous, Joey asks, “You don’t own a TV? What’s all your furniture pointed at?”<p>Americans are obsessed with television, spending an average of five hours a day pointing ourselves at it even as we complain …

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Q&A: 'Nier: Automata' Director Taro Yoko - Rolling Stone

Creator of the cult hit speaks to the weighty themes in his games, his fascination with death, and growing up as an otaku<p>If you enjoy video games …


‘Breath of the Wild’ is the Zelda Adventure I've Always Wanted

With a focus on exploration and experimentation, the Nintendo Switch's most important launch title is my favorite game in years.<p><i>Header and all screenshots courtesy of Nintendo.</i><p><i>You can listen to an audio version of this article by pressing play below.</i><p>On the morning that I committed to finishing <i>The</i> …

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Analogue Loaders – A visual tribute to loading times

<b>Analogue Loaders</b> is a beautiful visual tribute to loading times and animated icons that we encounter every day in our daily lives. A video directed …

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Weird, Funny & Cool Japanese Commercials #33


This super precise handwriting robot is so satisfying to watch

AxiDraw V3 could be the unlikely savior of the art of penmanship. Created by Evil Mad Scientist, it's a pen-plotting robot that serves as a “personal writing and drawing machine."



Fabrizio Corona, ecco perché lo odiano tutti

Lo ammetto, ho riso parecchio oggi quando ho letto lo status di Nina Moric. “Ciao Fabri, insegna agli angeli a pagare l’Iva quando cazzo c’hai …

Google's beautiful new free font covers 800+ languages

In an effort to make it easier for people from all over the world to create and share information in their language of choice, Google has created Noto, a massive open source font family that spans more than 800 languages and 110,000 characters.<p>That covers every single symbol in the Unicode standard …


Rise of the RoboMasters

We went to China's Silicon Valley to see the front lines of the robot wars<p><b>The lights dimmed</b> inside the Shenzhen Bay Sports Stadium as the countdown to the match began. "Wu, si, san, er, yi!" A chime sounded and two teams of robots sprang into action across an intricately constructed battlefield. In …


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A Great Painter Did It: The Compelling Weirdness of Magnus

<b>By Richard McKenna</b> / August 29, 2016<p>With a reputation for intractability and a ubiquity afforded him by a decades-long involvement in the Italian …


15 Sorting Algorithms in 6 Minutes


Enter an Archive of 6,000 Historical Children’s Books, All Digitized and Free to Read Online

We can learn much about how a historical period viewed the abilities of its children by studying its children's literature. Occupying a space …