From Ken Shirriff’s blog
Could an IBM mainframe from the 1960s mine Bitcoin? The idea seemed crazy, so I decided to find out. I implemented the Bitcoin hash algorithm in assembly code for the IBM 1401 and tested it on Continue reading
The greatest follow camera is ready to accept pre-orders.
Here is the official website.
The sail is the creation of The Planetary Society, a non-government organization co-founded by Sagan in 1980. As far as firsts go, LightSail scores the bronze. Continue reading
Among others, a pair of artists who famously erected a statue of Edward Snowden in the Fort Greene Park in Fort Greene, Brooklyn last month Continue reading
Earlier version of the model with GoPro first person view. Continue reading
The Gear VR Innovator Edition for the S6 and S6 Edge (that’s the name!) is available for preorder online at Best Buy starting Friday, April 24. It goes on sale online in a couple of weeks, beginning May 8 on Samsung’s Gear VR site and the Best Buy site. It’ll hit Best Buy retail stores on May 15. The price stays at $200, just like the previous Gear headset.
Of course, there are a few headsets that have been designed to work with a wider array of phones—and they’re cheaper. The $99 Zeiss VR One has an adaptable tray that works with the iPhone 6 and Galaxy S5, as well as CAD models that let you 3D-print trays for other phones. And there are free cardboard housings that are even more forgiving in terms of phone type, although those are likely to get uncomfortable during an hours-long immersion sesh.
Protesters in Spain have come up with a novel way of taking on a new law that limits the rights of the public to take part in Continue reading
Bulgarian hacker who has stole from Bill Gates credit card busted in Manila. Continue reading