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Posts Tagged “trivia”

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 […]

Common MythConceptions

Posted on October 27th, 2015 by Hitstun

Information is Beautiful is here to tell you you’re wrong. This infographic goes over dozens of common misconceptions in an easy-to-read color-coded format. Read it; you might learn something! Source: Information is Beautiful via several Tumblr users via Kuroutsubasa; infographic sources Wikipedia

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 […]

Codecademy

Posted on July 3rd, 2015 by Hitstun

If you ever wanted to learn a new programming language from nothing, Codecademy is the place to start. It taught a 12-year-old kid and a homeless guy to code, and it can teach you too! I’ve been using it to learn jQuery, and I’m impressed with how it introduces new concepts and drills them into […]

Did You Know Gaming?

Posted on November 24th, 2013 by Hitstun

UPDATE: Did you know? I actually appear in Did You Know Gaming’s Mario Glitches video at 2:17 with footage from Fun with the Orb Glitch. I’m glad they cite their sources too, but I liked them more when they posted images like this. Every fandom needs its useless trivia. For video games, you can find […]