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We Asked an Architect About the Game 'Prison Architect'

It's depressingly realistic.<p><i>Prison Architect</i>, a management game like <i>Sim City</i> but for prisons, wastes no time diving into the horrors of its subject matter.<p>Your first task as a prison architect is to execute a prisoner with an electric chair, but there's a lot of details you have to figure out …

A Little Window of Light: How Mechanics Make Meaning in ‘Prison Architect’

Attempting to understand what really matters to the virtual people inside these giant, horrific, interconnected machines.<p>The first thing I do upon entering a hotel room with Mark Morris and Chris Delay, the producer and the designer of <i>Prison Architect</i> respectively, is admit that I find their …

Video Game Review – Prison Architect

<i>Villordsutch reviews Prison Architect…</i><p><b>Prison Architect</b> is a funny game. I’d say funny little game, but it isn’t that. I first encountered it around …

Gaming Reviews

Where to find the best bird's-eye views of London

Hold on to your hats - these are the most awe-inspiring places from which to check out London from on high.<p>1. The Shard<p>London’s latest icon offers the capital’s highest viewing platform. From the first viewpoint at The View from The Shard (www.theviewfromtheshard.com), at dizzying level 69, you’ll …

5 Can't-Miss Apps: Emu Messaging and More

5 Can't-Miss Apps 4/5<p>Emu<p>Fantastical 2<p>Expedia<p>FTL: Faster Than Light<p>IFTTT<p>Between Amazon unveiling its Fire TV set-top box, and Microsoft finally …

Samsung says it is closer to flexible electronics after graphene breakthrough

Samsung and an affiliated laboratory say they have grown large-scale, impurity free graphene, an important step toward making the material …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Apple: Samsung made 'false statements' during opening argument

And so the Apple v. Samsung legal wrangling continues.<p>In a California patent case, Apple filed a motion late Thursday asking the court to let it present previously banned evidence and testimony. At issue is whether Apple itself uses the patents it has accused Samsung of copying. Samsung's …

Bayern Munich ban The Sun and the Daily Mirror from next week's second-leg against Manchester United because of 'disrespectful' Bastian Schweinsteiger headlines

Bayern Munich have announced that they have banned British newspapers <i>The Sun</i> and the <i>Daily Mirror</i> from next week's Champions League quarter-final …

Auxo 2 Takes Multitasking In iOS 7 To The Next Level For Jailbreakers

The jailbreak tweak called Auxo did card-based app switching in iOS 6, and then Apple came along and fully implemented the idea in iOS 7. Auxo, which started as a concept that went viral online, was suddenly obsolete.<p>A successor to Auxo has been in the works for quite some time, and now it’s …

iOS

Hands On With Cortana, Windows Phone's New Digital Assistant

Microsoft introduced Cortana, the company's long-rumored answer to Siri, at its Build Developer Conference in San Francisco Wednesday.<p>The service, …

Samsung Galaxy Tab4 series of tablets announced

How many Galaxies does it take to make a full product range?<p>This is the question we feel like we'll be forever asking of Samsung, which has just …

The Top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ of 2014

At the end of every quarter the Sifter highlights the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic <i>Top 100</i> at the end of the year (check out …

Articles about sustainable home silicon valley on Dwell.com - Dwell

Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>Back by popular demand, the Dwell Home Tours series will make its way back to Silicon Valley this year.<p>For our last stop on this year’s Dwell Home Tours program, we’ll be making our way to …

Silicon Valley

The 10 Best Cars Designed by Bertone

Iconic Italian design house Bertone is reportedly on the cusp of bankruptcy. Its history includes some of the greatest automotive designs ever committed to sheetmetal. Let's revisit 10 favorites from the company's epic highlight reel.<p>Iconic Italian design house Bertone is reportedly on the cusp of …

Goal of the Month Watch the eight strikes in contention and cast your vote for March’s best goal: http://bit.ly/1s6BHhM

Manchester United defended like a handball team, says Arjen Robben

Arjen Robben has criticised Manchester United's defensive approach during Tuesday Champions League 1-1 draw at Old Trafford, comparing it to the sport of handball.<p>Robben, speaking to the German media, said: "It was not easy, as our opponents didn't leave any gaps. We wanted to play football but …

HTC One (M8) Review!

Samsung Galaxy S5 manual now available online [PDF embed]

The Samsung Galaxy S5 manual is now available online for everyone to peruse. The user manual for Samsung’s latest Galaxy contains instructions and explanations on everything from setting up the device for the first time, to using the fingerprint sensor, to gauging your pulse after a workout with …

Samsung Smart Home makes its debut in the US and Korea

Samsung Electronics announced the official global launch of its Samsung Smart Home service today, which will enable users to automate their various home appliances from a single app. The service will be rolling out in Korea and the United States first.<p>Through the app, users can add and manage a …

Galaxy S5 off to good start in South Korea, despite carrier sales ban

The Galaxy S5 is selling well in South Korea, the only market in the world where it’s currently available. That’s despite a partial sales ban affecting local carriers, giving Samsung reasons to be optimistic for the performance of this key device.<p>Earlier this year, the local communications watchdog …

MXGP: The Official Motocross Videogame review

With well over 10 motorcycle racing games to its name, Milestone is nothing if not experienced in the world of virtual counter-steering. Primarily, …

Daylight delayed to the end of April to make it scarier

Zombie Studios has delayed the release of its PC and PlayStation 4 procedurally-generated first-person scare-fest Daylight to 29th April 2014, it's …

NBA stars whose music careers weren't April Fools' hoaxes (plus playoff news)

Despite all of the jokes about the regular NBA season being a mere prologue to the postseason, it's still a shock when April comes around and there's a mere handful of games left. There's something about the 82 game schedule that makes the NBA season seem endless in the height of winter. Then one …

David Moyes deserves credit not condemnation for stalling Bayern

Much has already been made of Pep Guardiola's brief but distinctly awkward Taxi Driver moment during his press conference at Old Trafford after Bayern Munich and Manchester United had drawn 1-1 in the Champions League. "Look at me when I talk to you," Guardiola demanded as his interlocutor – the …

Chip Designer Imagination Says Wearable Boom Will Vindicate Its Risky Expansion

It’s over a year since Imagination Technologies (LON:IMG) trespassed into ARM’s territory, through the bullish $100 million acquisition of the mobile CPU designer MIPS.<p>Back then I argued that the acquisition would shake things up and ultimately contribute to the end of ARM’s mobile monopoly, but …

Champions League quarter-final previews plus European best 11s

Premier League team of the week<p>La Liga team of the week<p>Bundesliga team of the week<p>Serie A team of the week<p>Ligue 1 team of the week<p>Manchester United v Bayern Munich<p>Manchester United were given the dreaded draw for the Champions League quarter-finals. Regardless, such has been their fall from grace …

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 'I don't need to prove myself in the Premier League'

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has declared he has no desire to finish his career in the Premier League as he prepares to face Chelsea in Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final first leg.<p>The Paris Saint-Germain striker has won titles in nine of the last 10 seasons at Ajax, Juventus, Inter, Barcelona, AC …

Guardiola: Don't count out Man United

MANCHESTER -- Pep Guardiola has insisted his all-conquering Bayern Munich side could be beaten by Manchester United in the Champions League.<p>Bayern, …

Focus Forum: Champions League preview

Football Focus' Dan Walker is joined by John Hartson and Kevin Kilbane to discuss the Uefa Champions League quarter-finals.<p>On Tuesday, there is an all-Spanish tie between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, while Manchester United welcome defending champions Bayern Munich to Old Trafford.<p>Chelsea travel …