Kernel Panic takes a deep dive into the hidden history of computers to reveal the dark, from the very first computer worm to the most dangerous malware the world has ever seen. In the third episode, we explore the rise and fall of BondiBuddy, one the friendliest-looking pieces of malware of all time. It’s the story of how one seemingly harmless ape preyed on early internet users and then paid the price, teaching all of us how much we had to lose from so-called “free” downloads.
The history of The Sims reveals a revolutionary game that was doubted time and again. People called it "the toilet game," and it might not have taken off so quickly without a pivotal kiss. The Sims took the mundane activities of life and turned them into an addictive experience that changed gaming forever.