I Paid a UX Expert $100 to Get Drunk and Evaluate Gizmodo's Design

It happened late on Tuesday night. Of course I was working. "Have you seen this?" my colleague Chris Mills texted. He followed up with the link to a site where a rather devilish-looking UX professional promised to get drunk and evaluate the website of your choice. Only $75! I knew I had to do it, and that Gizmodo… »3/26/15 11:39pm3/26/15 11:39pm

Oculus Rift VR headset to be used in Sinful Robots 'erotic encounters' video game

Fully immersive brain-jacked virtual reality sex may still be a few decades away, but we're inching closer with each passing year. The latest news on this crucial technological front comes in the form of a new collaboration between software developer Sinful Robot, an Irvine-based startup, and Oculus, a hardware… »12/14/12 9:40am12/14/12 9:40am

A Computer Program That Taught Itself to Draw the Mona Lisa

These images represent four steps in one computer program's progress towards recreating the Mona Lisa using only 50 semi-transparent polygons. Swedish programmer Roger Alsing did this simple weekend project with genetic programming that resulted in a program that could generate, on its own, a pretty awesome likeness… »12/10/08 10:30am12/10/08 10:30am