The Furby's source code is written in 6502 assembly. That said, it's worth pointing out that the original Furby itself didn't run a MOS Technology 6502 chip — the likes of which also powered the Apple II and the Nintendo Entertainment System.
"I've always had a fascination with inventors. So, when I found out about the Tokyo branch of the Maker Faire — a festival where people show off their homemade inventions — I was very much into it. And I wasn't disappointed."
If you were expecting tables covered in cocaine residue and M&M's bowls with the brown ones carefully extracted, get ready to be disappointed.
Scientists at Harvard have developed reprogrammable braille, a method that could allow books printed for the blind to be much smaller.
Goya-Move has a simple purpose: it wants to get kids active by blocking apps until they've hit a specific step count.
A Chinese firm wants to arm the country's police forces with a whole new kind of weapon for the battlefield: an assault rifle that fires lasers and can burn your clothes and skin from up to 800m away. Oh, and those lasers are silent, invisible, and can pass through glass windows too.
Until we invent the futuristic science fiction sleeping chambers that will keep humans alive for thousands of years while we traverse the universe, the initial crew, and subsequent offspring, would have a responsibility to procreate.
Just five years ago, wireless doorbell company, Doorbot — now Amazon's billion-dollar Ring — was a team of eight struggling to make ends meet in CEO Jamie Siminoff's Pacific Palisades garage.
Conspiracy theories have always been with us. But today the internet fuels them in new ways and enables the deepening of conspiracy theorizing in some online communities.
The word "hack" used to mean something, and hackers were known for their technical brilliance and creativity. Now, literally anything is a hack — anything — to the point where the term is meaningless, and should be retired.
The rate at which cryptocurrencies are growing over the last few months has filled bankers with abhorrence. Here are the main reasons why bankers are against cryptocurrencies.
The good news is that all these conversations are a treasure trove of valuable context. The problem is that most businesses still don't know what to do with it.
The Estonian government announced in March that it would offer free genetic testing to 100,000 citizens as a part of its national personalized medicine program.
You might read about fraudulent initial coin offerings (ICOs) once in a while, but it turns out the number runs deeper than what usually gets reported.
Too often we're wasting the most creative people on the planet on the most trivial and ridiculous problems.
Popular science journal Nature recently announced the creation of a new closed-access section of its publication dedicated to machine learning, to be launched in January 2019. The AI community's reaction was, predictably, less than positive.
Sony's little-loved handheld, the Vita, is rumored to be winding down, and the gaming world will be lesser for its absence.
Jeff Bezos has built an empire based on exploitation.
Got a spare few grand burning a hole in your back pocket? Then this phone is for you.
Surfing through the web back in October, I stumbled upon an odd but genuinely fascinating contraption: a Russian cryptocurrency miner that leverages the heat it generates from stacking Ethereum to keep your room warm.