HEY IT PEOPLE: Send In Your IT Horror Stories + Big Giveaway! #getthroughit [Sponsored by Canon] (Updated)


Edit: You still have about 24 hours left to send in your stories and get a chance to win a Canon ImageCLASS color laser printer! (a value of $1299!) IT horror stories: we’ve all heard about (or experienced firsthand) helpdesk tickets that provide absolutely no logical explanation to system admins. They provide fodder for stories that […]

Raspberry Pi 2 Is Camera Shy


If you’ve got the new Raspberry Pi 2, be careful about photographing it. Unfortunately it appears exposure to a xenon camera flash can shut the mini-PC’s power off. Several users noticed the effect and discussed the possible causes on user message boards. The Raspberry Pi Foundation has now confirmed the cause and diagnosis was correct […]

Mario Lives: An A.I. Mario Plays Itself In ‘Super Mario World’ Like a Person Would


Just read the above title a few times and try to process it. If you brain cannot wrap around the concept, maybe this will help. German researchers have developed an AI that allows Mario to experience emotions and act autonomously in response to them. The AI also understands voice instructions and questions. It’s sophisticated enough […]