What are you doing to prepare for the coming war between man and the brotherhood of machines?
Just a fair warning: unless you have had significant exposure to the ’80s this video may cause confusion, and you may develop symptoms including nausea, lack of focus, and a sudden interest in black-and-white checkered clothing.
A Japanese company has perfected the technology necessary to create a voodoo doll action figure of yourself. It’s a good thing this destruction of the boundaries between the physical and spirit world didn’t happen when I was a kid or I’d be limbless and paralyzed from various injuries related to firecrackers and slingshots.
Not like this. I said “realistic”. (img by Kit MacAllister)
There is no minute like the last minute, which is why Die < Less is right now pointing you at Kickstarterright the fuck now so you can help Neal Stephenson and his zany author and sword-fighting friends make a game based on realistic sword fighting.
Let Stephenson explain:
With 48 hours left, they’re still a little short of their goal. Back the project. Because it’s a little lower risk (and lower cost) than finding battle-ready swords and beating on your friends and figuring out techniques without dying or being maimed.
Bruce Schneier’s a security specialist with his own Internet meme. And while most people believe that technology elevates, improves things, Schneier holds that technology magnifies, makes things bigger, good and…