A DIY Programmer Made a New Game for the 50-Year-Old Apollo Guidance Computer
“The AGC wasn't just an important part [of Apollo]: it was the core of the entire ship, without which the entire program wouldn't have been possible.”
This YouTuber Built a Working PC Out of Pasta
“This has been a very long project that I’m mildly proud of,” said Micah Laplante.
Important Questions Raised By...
Janelle Monáe Fans, What's the Dirtiest Thing on Your Computers?
“I think my dying words would be ‘please, delete my history. It’s for the best.’”
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Bitcoin Heist Suspect Escaped Prison, Then Iceland on Prime Minister's Plane
Apparently, the guards didn’t even realize he was gone until his flight had taken off.
'Comics About Compulsion,' Today's Comic by Tara Booth
A girl struggles with procrastination, pimples, and socks in this painted comic by Tara Booth.
Someone Recreated HyperCard, Apple's 80s Programming Tool Invented on Acid
ViperCard recreates Apple's classic software, which Bill Atkinson thought up while totally high.
You Can Now Play the First LGBTQ Computer Game, For the First Time
‘Caper in the Castro’ was thought to be long lost.
These Miniature Apple Computer Replicas Are Cute as Heck
A home for your Apple Watch, inside a two-inch Mac Classic.
R.I.P. Microsoft Paint, 1985 - 2017
Microsoft announced that the beloved digital art-making program is marked for "deprecation" from the next Windows operating system.
When Video Game Consoles Wanted (and Failed) to Be Computers
A lot of early video game consoles secretly wanted to be home computers, too. Their makers either sold keyboard add-ons or failed miserably in the process.
[Premiere] This Vaporwave Godzilla Was Born in Old Software Demos
Croatian artist Filip Ugrin dug up disks of old abadonware advertised in the sleeves of PC magazines.
How to Illegally Build an Internet-Connected PC in Prison
Five Ohio inmates were caught with a functioning, internet-connected computer in the ceiling that they used for tax fraud, porn and drug recipes.