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GeekNights – Pokemon Go: Initial Thoughts

Posted on July 28th, 2016 by Hitstun

Pokémon GO is getting my whole groups of my friends outside with Pokévision on their phones. That’s great, but as GeekNights podcast explains, there isn’t any skill or strategy in the game right now. Everything is a grind that takes exponentially longer as you go on. Battles are won by whoever has spent the most […]

Lagwagon – May 16

Posted on May 16th, 2016 by Hitstun

Most of what I know about punk rock came from the Tony Hawk games. I’ve been listening to punk on SiriusXM and Spotify and I keep recognizing songs from Tony Hawk games. This one’s from THPS2. That one’s from Underground 2. That one’s from Downhill Jam. I didn’t realize that these songs were icons in […]

The Game Boy, a hardware autopsy – Part 1: the CPU

Posted on February 24th, 2016 by Hitstun

The humble Nintendo Game Boy had a low price and long battery life thanks to its cheap low-powered parts. JackTech is breaking down the Game Boy into pieces to show us exactly what each component can do. The Z80’s bare-bones instruction set made it a pain to code even basic tasks in assembly. That’s why […]

Girls and Space!! – pixiv Spotlight

Posted on February 2nd, 2016 by Hitstun

These girls should be very dead. If I could survive without heat, air, atmospheric pressure, and radiation protection, then I’d wish I could float around in space too. Maybe they can do it because it’s cool, or maybe they’re robots? pixiv Spotlight posts twice a day in English, and this one’s about girls in space. […]

Spruce Creek Fly-In Community

Posted on October 21st, 2015 by Hitstun

It’s 2015; where are our flying cars? In his search for flying cars, James May visited Spruce Creek, Florida. This village treats airplanes like cars, parked in garages and taxied right down the street to the local runway. If every town was this well adapted to small planes, we’d all be flying from place to […]