Cosplay creatures run amok and terrorize a trailer park outside of San Diego during Comic-Con International. Can our heroes save the day (and themselves) or will they get eaten alive by a nightmare menagerie of bad guys? Starring Zac Levi, Adam Baldwin, Joel Moore, Jason Biggs, and Aly Michalka. Stay tuned for new episodes leading up to Nerd Machine HQ www.break.com/nerdhq live from San Diego 7-12-7/15.
Could games hardware soon be a thing of the past? Rumors have emerged that Sony was about to snap up a major gaming streaming service. Will PS4 even get released? What will that mean to MS’ Smartglass?
John Carmack has been building a virtual reality headset in his spare time. He’s showing it to people behind closed doors at this year’s E3, tucked away inside the Bethesda booth, and described it as “probably the best VR demo the world has ever seen.” Click here to watch the video demos.
The goggle screens completely cover your vision, meaning the only thing you can see are scary corridors and flying heads. Character movement works more traditionally however, with players using a controller to walk around and shoot, while the goggles function as a head-tracker. If it ever comes to market as a consumer product, or even if the maker kits are reasonably accessible, it sounds like the perfect thing for hardcore ArmA(armed assault) players or flight sim enthusiasts.
All the big bucks to send your braniac little darling to MIT and what does he come up with? I’ll tell you what: A super slick ketchup bottle.
Kripa Varanasi and his students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology set out to develop a new kind of slippery coating that would help de-ice planes, or keep water droplets from sticking to steam turbines in power plants.
Never you mind that Professor; me & my super-size fries thank you.
This girl left her computer unattended for just a little bit, for long enough for some clever coworkers to rig it to play adult content as loud as it could without being stopped. Watch her embarrassment:
..if you do not want the U.S. government spying on you.
A list of keywords used by government analysts to scour the internet for evidence of threats to the U.S. has been released under the Freedom of Information Act. The words are included in the department’s 2011 ‘Analyst’s Desktop Binder‘ used by workers at their National Operations Center which instructs workers to identify ‘media reports that reflect adversely on DHS and response activities’. The Agency insists it only looks for evidence of genuine threats to the U.S. and not for signs of general dissent. *phew* I imagine we piss them off almost daily here at TokSick