Day: July 20, 2019

‘Super Mario Maker 2’ Finally Acknowledges Nintendo Fan Communities

It was the best-selling game of June, with IGN calling it “the most accessible game design tool ever created, and that core is just one part of a greater whole…” Since its launch three weeks ago, fans have already built over 2 million custom stages, NPR notes — but the real news is that Super…

In Star Trek: Picard trailer, Patrick Stewart blasts off on new adventure – CNET

Welcome aboard once again, sir. Brent Spiner, Jeri Ryan and Jonathan Del Arco will be joining you. …read more Source:: CNet

In new trailer for HBO’s Watchmen, Dr. Manhattan tips his blue hand – CNET

The HBO show unmasks for another look at Comic-Con. …read more Source:: CNet

New Westworld trailer drops at Comic-Con – CNET

We already knew the series will return in 2020, and now we have some hints about where we’re headed in season three. …read more Source:: CNet

If This Type of Dark Matter Existed, People Would Be Dying of Unexplained Wounds

sciencehabit shared this article from Science magazine: Dark matter, the mysterious substance that makes up most of the mass of the universe, has proved notoriously hard to detect. But scientists have now proposed a surprising new sensor: human flesh. The idea boils down to this: If a certain type of dark matter particle existed, it…

Star Trek: Picard gets trailer at Comic-Con with surprise guests – CNET

Welcome aboard once again, sir. …read more Source:: CNet

A Multi-Layered Spin On Persistence Of Vision

By taking advantage of persistence in human vision, we can use modest bits of hardware to create an illusion of a far larger display. We’ve featured many POV projects here, but they are almost always an exploration in two dimensions. [Jamal-Ra-Davis] extends that into the third dimension with his Volumetric POV Display. Having already built…

Star Trek: Picard gets trailer at Comic-Con – CNET


Batwoman will have Hush origin, Burt Ward cameo revealed at Comic-Con panel – CNET

Ruby Rose kicks butt along with classic characters set for season 1. …read more Source:: CNet

Is Russia Trying to Deanonymize Tor Traffic?

A contractor for Russia’s intelligence agency suffered a breach, revealing projects they were pursuing — including one to deanonymize Tor traffic. An anonymous reader shared this report from ZDNet: The breach took place last weekend, on July 13, when a group of hackers going by the name of 0v1ru$ hacked into SyTech’s Active Directory server…