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The new space race

NASA, once the sole company in America able to send rockets and astronauts into space, has been dwarfed by the indomitable rise of Elon Musk’s SpaceX and Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin. Aided by a shrinking budget, the North American Space Agency has suffered many high-profile

The 418 Update

As a quick follow up to my previous article about the HTCPCP protocol (which can be found here), we have achieved our goal of building one of the few currently operating 418 teapots left in existence. After around 700 lines of code and loads more

How Good is the Internet?

Does the internet broaden our opportunities, or make us narrow minded? Does it provide us with information, or overwhelm us with falsehoods? Noah Gassas looks at the power of the internet to determine its purpose.

The future possibility of hacking reality

Despite that, currently, the number of interactions people have with virtual reality are relatively few and far between it is certainly on the rise. The time for plugging into the simulation appears far away for now, but in reality it is most likely only a few decades away from the first trials. Lets take a dive into the possibilities for misuse of this type of technology.

Earth’s most destructive computer virus

It doesn’t take much thought to imagine the possibility of a virus which could change the internet as we know it. Similar incidents have occurred in the past, even if on a smaller scale which show that this could be possible. Lets take a dive into how this could be achievable on the modern internet.

The story behind Cicada 3301 and what ARGs are

An ARG is an alternate reality game, which is defined as an “interactive networked narrative that uses the real world as a platform and employs transmedia storytelling to deliver a story that may be altered by players”. In simple terms, they are a game that