“even very imaginative people are limited in the range of variation that they can produce, especially if they are working in a virgin environment uninfluenced by the works and reactions of other designers”
This paper from 1990 is a treasure trove.
I was about to say something bad about the UN A.I. For Good Global Summit and how they botched that robot thing.
But let’s focus on something positive instead.
In case you wondered what’s it like to play DOOM on a color ePaper display. Totally possible -if you know your levels by heart.
Cool that there’s no backlight, though – this was under direct sunlight.
Made myself a couple of Monkey Island 2 t-shirts.
In 2016 the news of an auto shop in Poland still using a Commodore 64 for balancing driveshafts became very popular. The idea of a 25 years old computer still performing its task seemed to both fuel the story of ancient technology being sturdier than the modern one, and instill respect towards a mechanic who refuses to bend …
In which I rant about the reasons that make retro-gaming (and especially Adventure Games) fascinating and relevant today. …