Was Grumpy Cat the most important figure on the Internet ever? No. But her passing is a reminder of a time that already feels like decades ago, even though it’s only been the length of most people’s college education.
A website allows its visitors to generate realistic looking human faces of people that do NOT actually exist each time they hit the Refresh button.
Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a geek? Are geeks highly intellectual individuals who are obsessively passionate over computer technology, or elements of pop culture so much that their lifestyle revolves around this passion? Can we label anyone who is well-versed with these topics as a geek? Or is there something else more fundamental that helps make this distinction?
I was a true nerd growing up in the 1980s—not in the hipster way but in the 10-pound-issue-of-Computer-Shopper-under-my-arm way (these things were seriously huge). I was thoroughly addicted to BBSes (Bulletin Board Systems) by the time I was 10. Maybe it’s no surprise I ended up as a technical director for a science and tech site.
Red Dead Redemption 2 has achieved the single-biggest opening weekend in the history of entertainment with over $725 million in worldwide retail sell-through during its first three days.
Red Dead Redemption 2 is a landmark technical achievement – and the end result of a unique development situation.