Instead of identifying traffic signals or deciphering zalgo-text, the next captcha you encounter online may have you playing Doom—or at least shooting a few zombiemen in a box while listening to At Doom's Gate. It was made by Miquel Camps Orteza: "Don't take this too seriously."
I've argued that the video-game "Doom" is a sort of cultural version of Turing Completeness. Given that we're jamming computers and screens into just about any device these days, inevitably (and delightfully) someone gets it to run Doom: Watches, digital cameras, ATMs, pregnancy sticks. But you know what's even cooler? Creating your own new, original… READ THE REST
I have fond memories of hacking my TI-83+ graphing calculator in high school to play Wolfenstein 3D and other games (because killing Nazis > paying attention in algebra). In the video above, YouTuber Equalo takes it a step further by running DOOM on his TI-84 … but instead of using batteries, he figures out how… READ THE REST
It's my new favorite jam, Ningen Isu ("The Human Chair"), a Japanese doom/heavy metal band of three lifelong friends from Aomori, Japan. The band's character-costumes are influenced by Kiss (their sound, by Black Sabbath). There's Wazzy, the mystical samurai guitar player, Suzuke, the demon bass player, and Nobu, the Japanese gangster drummer. The band has… READ THE REST
We all live for those moments when we can upgrade our tech. The anticipation from unboxing a new phone, laptop, or tablet gives us an endorphin hit like no other. Of course, most of us don't have the financial resources to trade up all of our tech at the same time. Thankfully, you can reoutfit yourself… READ THE REST
For a majority of online users, video is king. The quality and impact of a strong visual can make all the difference. But once you couple that fantastic video clip with inferior audio, everything falls apart. A Hollywood-caliber film with horrible audio becomes almost unwatchable. Even on a video conferencing call, users can get away with… READ THE REST
For the past two years, app developers have slowly been warming to the advantages of SwiftUI. Much like its other offerings, Apple sought to make this app development arena a be-all, end-all solution for creating across the wide range of Apple products. While every new approach has its growing pains, SwiftUI has spent the 20… READ THE REST