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Modern War Games, Vintage Techniques

Roger Fenton is the first known photographer to capture battlefield scenes. He made wetplate collodion photographs during the Crimean War in 1855. …

Robert Moran: Relics

Robert Moran is a fine art photographer living on a small island off the coast of Maine, but in May he and his work will be attending Magenta …

Forensics Analyst Claims That the World Press Photo Winner is a Composite

Dr. Neal Krawetz, a computer science PhD who specializes in non-classical computer forensics, online profiling, and computer security, made some …

Super-reality of Gaza funeral photo due to toning technique says contest winner

Something of a storm in a lightbox has blown up in the photo-journalism world over the revelation that the winner of the 2012 World Press Photo …

Harm Less: A Photo Series of Firearms Made Entirely out of Plants

Here’s a great photo series by artist Sonia Rentsch that quite literally takes the “fire” out of firearms. Dubbed “Harm Less,” the series consists …

Rovio launches Stars publishing program, names initial third-party games (video)

While Rovio still leans very heavily on one game franchise for its success, there's no question that it's a big company these days -- big enough, in fact, that it's venturing into publishing for the first time. Its new Rovio Stars division will look for a handful of promising third-party games to …

$349 Nvidia Shield mobile gaming console is high-powered and premium priced

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Nvidia(s nvda) debuted its Project Shield gaming console in January and now the full details are available. On Tuesday, the …

All-in-one Atari 2600 controller crafted to curtail retro gaming clutter

Ahhh, the venerable Atari 2600. The godfather of console gaming has, in recent years, seen a resurgence as a hacker's muse -- mods to its innards and controllers are legion on the web. Recently, a new mod emerged: a controller that combines the capabilities of the Atari's joystick, paddle and …

The philosophy of game development by the numbers - http://tcrn.ch/17FrJJd

Video: The trends behind the year of clean energy turbulence

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>This week I attended Bloomberg’s annual energy conference, and the audience favorite seemed to be the keynote by Bloomberg New …

Google searches predict market moves

<b>The volume of Google searches for finance-related terms may predict moves in markets, research suggests.</b><p>As the search volume on generic terms such as "debt", "portfolio" and "stocks" fell, the Dow Jones average tended to go up - and vice versa.<p>An investment strategy based on these search volume …

Stock Markets

Cuba: Traveling Light, Chasing Light

I've just returned from a week in Havana, Cuba. Without an official assignment of any kind I found myself wandering the streets with absolute minimal …

Thief preview part one: the ultimate cat burglar is back to stake a claim on the next generation of games consoles http://gu.com/p/3f6aa

Video games can now beat themselves

The gaming community might not be crying out for the end of human input, but that didn't stop Computer Scientist Tom Murphy presenting the idea at …

Retrogaming

Oculus Rift, as tested by a 90-year-old grandma

YouTube user Paul Rivot equipped his 90-year-old grandma with the Oculus Rift Tuscany demo and turned on a camera to record the results.<p>"Oh man, it's so real," Rivot's grandma says. After she asks if the images are actual photos from Tuscany, one of the video's other occupants explains they're 3D …

Dark Souls sells over 2.3 million copies worldwide

Action-RPG Dark Souls has sold an estimated 2,367,000 copies worldwide, according to the executive director of “From Software” (Dark Soul’s publisher …

Microsoft sorry for 'always on' Xbox tweet, but doesn't deny reports

Microsoft has apologised for an angry tweet sent out by a high-ranking gaming employee, which offered the biggest hint yet that the forthcoming Xbox …

Internet

Ouya hits out at negative reviews, urges sites to wait for the real deal

The makers of the Ouya Kickstarter-backed games console have hit back at a swarm of negative early reviews posted during the 'preview period' for the …

Gaming

Early-backer GameStick consoles delayed to June, dev units now shipping

Fancied PlayJams' GameStick Android gaming console enough to back it on Kickstarter earlier this year? The good news is that Dev units have been shipping to the roughly 600 who signed up, with the remaining ones set to head out within a week. The bad news? The early-backer versions are now set to …

Aliens: Colonial Marines Wii U Has Been Cancelled, Other Wii U Projects Coming

Sega will be cancelling the Wii U version of its vastly undercooked and much maligned foray into the Aliens universe. Despite previously denying the …

Retrogaming

Natural disaster, man-made tragedy

AT LEAST 59 people in Argentina’s Buenos Aires province have died since torrential rains buffeted the region on Tuesday, making the storm the most …

What games are: the reviewers are wrong about OUYA - http://tcrn.ch/12vd4xd

Torment: Tides Of Numenera Becomes Highest Funded Kickstarter Game

The classic CRPG revival effort almost single-handedly brought about by inXile is well underway with their second Kickstarter breaking records before …

EA Voted “Worst Company In America”, COO Blames Conservatives

Former Microsoft and Sega man Peter Moore, also known as the man who killed the Dreamcast thinks EA’s newly minted title as “Worst company in …

Gigaom | Takeaways from The Raven, and other online shorts that went Hollywood

Advertisement<p>There’s no one way for a film to get made, or a filmmaker to be discovered — but proving that you know how to direct something, even a …

A gloriously crude topless 'jihad' from a Femen activist

She's topless. She's angry. And she is, literally, taking liberties. The activist in this picture took part in a protest in Paris in support of Amina …