Yotam Barak

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Why Leonardo DiCaprio Didn’t Win the Oscar

The toughest Oscar race this year was for best actor. Right until the awards began, the race was almost certainly down to Chiwetel Ejiofor for <i>12 Years a Slave</i> and Matthew McConaughey for <i>Dallas Buyers Club.</i> (McConaughey was the eventual winner.) What also seemed certain was that Leonardo DiCaprio …

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This is Tested Space Week Part II - Tested

For this July 4th holiday week, we're expressing our patriotism by celebrating the achievements of NASA and other space programs. That's another way …

Why use a database instead of just saving your data to disk?

For smaller projects, is a database worth it?<p><i>This Q&A is part of a weekly series of posts highlighting common questions encountered by technophiles</i> …

Show and Tell: Favorite Cable Organizer

How Real Computers Are Built in Virtual Worlds

I like to build PCs. Not as much as our resident PC columnist, maybe, but I still get a real kick out of ordering a bunch of components and spending …

Emotions Reconsidered: How Robots May Experience Feelings

Robert Downey Jr. owned the screen in all of his scenes in 2008's Iron Man, but the next-most popular characters in the film weren't human …

Why not write tests inline with code?

Let's think about new ways to implement tests.<p><i>This Q&A is part of a weekly series of posts highlighting common questions encountered by technophiles</i> …

Testing the Oculus Rift Development Kit: Team Fortress 2

We have one of the first Oculus Rift development kits in the office, and spent the day testing it in Team Fortress 2. Watch how this virtual reality …

The Making of Jurassic Park's Animatronic T-Rex

In this mini-documentary edited from archival production footage, Stan Winston Studio engineers explain the mechanical techniques and processes …

Maximum PC

Hard hitting concise reviews and kick ass recommendations<p>In every issue of Maximum PC we look at the latest hardware to give you the low-down on …

Raspberry Pi

Debug 11: Don Melton and Safari

Don Melton, former Engineering Director of Internet Technologies at Apple, talks to Guy and Rene about assembler on the Apple II, open-sourcing …

Awesome Jobs: Meet Ari Friedlaender, Whale Tagger

Marine biologists are pretty badass. Just ask Ari Friedlaender about his job hanging off the side of a boat over Antarctic waters with a 25-foot pole …

Whales

How I became a password cracker

Cracking passwords is officially a "script kiddie" activity now.<p>At the beginning of a sunny Monday morning earlier this month, I had never cracked a …

Game of Thrones returns with critical mass of politicking

Funny thing about recaps: Some of the early feedback I got on the handful I did last season suggested people wanted less blow-by-blow, more …

Hockey Puck

How hard would a puck have to be shot to be able to knock the goalie himself backwards into the net?<p>—Tom<p>This can’t really happen.<p>It’s not just a …

Look at Our Beautiful Planet in Time-Lapse

Just look at it. (The photos for this time-lapse sequence were taken by the astronaunts onboard the International Space Station, and color graded, …

Adam Savage Growing Up: In Conversation with Adam's Mom

On this week's show, we sit down with Adam in his library and interview his mom about what Adam was like growing up in New York. Learn, from a unique …