I just played Doom on a robot lawnmower — and it kicked grass

“If it has a processor, it can run Doom” is an old saying among computer nerds. The 1993 classic has been ported to so many weird and wonderful devices, from potato-powered graphing calculators to pregnancy tests, and MWC 2024 has just added another machine to the list. A robot lawnmower. We saw two Husqvarna lawn mowers on the MWC show floor, and not only were they running Doom, they were actually running Doom multiplayer. That’s right, these lawnmowers were networked and I was able to play competitive Doom against Tom’s…

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This self-guided tour takes you through the Black history of UC Berkeley’s campus

BERKELEY, Calif. — “He was right here,” said Daniella Lake, a senior at UC Berkeley, pointing at Sproul Hall. “7,000 students,” added Gia White, Administrative Director of Global International and Area Studies at UC Berkeley. When Lake and White look at UC Berkeley’s Sproul Hall, they see more than a building. They see history, Black history. “Martin Luther King, Jr. came here in 1967, in May of 1967,” White explained. “He gave an anti-war speech, civil rights and anti-war against the Vietnam War. And he was just tons of people…

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Starbucks and Workers United agree to resume contract negotiations

Starbucks and the union organizing its workers have agreed to restart contract talks after a standoff that has persisted for two and a half years. Announced by both the coffee shop chain and Workers United on Tuesday, the breakthrough came during a mediation last week involving intellectual property rights and trademark litigation. “Starbucks and Workers United have a shared commitment to establishing a positive relationship in the interests of Starbucks partners,” the company and the union said in a joint statement. Making a major concession, Starbucks agreed to provide the…

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How to fix a second monitor not detected on Windows

As useful as computers are, they can sometimes be a headache with all the issues they give us. One potential problem you might have run into is when you plug a second monitor into your PC or laptop and you get no image on it. It can be hard to figure out what’s happening, especially if you’re in a rush, but thankfully, there are solutions you can try. Aside from your monitor being broken (which is hopefully not the case), there are two main types of reasons it might not…

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Emma Stone Oscars 2024: ‘Poor Things’ designers Holly Waddington, Shona Heath, James Price break down the style of Bella Baxter

When “Poor Things” was released late last year, it left a lasting impression not only on avid moviegoers, but also fashion enthusiasts for its otherworldly costumes. The film’s Bella Baxter, played by Emma Stone, donned standout looks that truly embodied main character energy that aligns seamlessly with her role as a young Victorian London woman (brought back to life by an unorthodox scientist) on a journey of self-discovery. “She is unshakable. She’s uncontainable, she’s free. She’s a young child in a grown-up’s body,” Holly Waddington, the film’s lead costume designer,…

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Skull and Bones Season 1 update patch notes, seasonal gameplay and free trial | Gaming | Entertainment

This article contains affiliate links, we will receive a commission on any sales we generate from it. Learn more Skull and Bones Season 1 update (Image: UBISOFT) The first season of Skull and Bones is out now on PC, Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5. While Skull and Bones launched to mixed reviews earlier this month, the launch of the first season is expected to give the game a much-needed boost. Indeed, the new season adds new content and unlockable rewards, all the while making various gameplay tweaks and changes.…

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AI chatbots are serving up wildly inaccurate election information, new study says

New AI-powered tools produce inaccurate election information more than half the time, including answers that are harmful or incomplete, according to new research.  The study, from AI Democracy Projects and nonprofit media outlet Proof News, comes as the U.S. presidential primaries are underway across the U.S. and as more Americans are turning to chatbots such as Google’s Gemini and OpenAI’s GPT-4 for information. Experts have raised concerns that the advent of powerful new forms of AI could result in voters receiving false and misleading information, or even discourage people from going…

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iOS 18 device support details leak — will your iPhone be able to upgrade?

If you bought an iPhone XR back in 2018, you might be fretting that this fall’s iOS 18 release might be the software update that finally forces an upgrade. After all, Apple typically drops support for phones after five years of software updates. But a new report suggests that might not be the case. According to an anonymous X account that’s said to have a good track record with iPhone-related leaks, iOS 18 support will include the same iPhones that can currently run iOS 17. That means devices released in…

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Gary Sinise’s son McCanna Anthony ‘Mac’ Sinise dies at 33 after battling chordoma, a rare bone cancer

Actor Gary Sinise on Tuesday announced that his son, McCanna Anthony “Mac” Sinise, died last month at age 33 after battling a rare form of cancer. Days after being taken to an emergency room on Dec. 30, McCanna “was smiling and filled with joy when he would hear (hospital staff) sharing how moved they were by the music” on his YouTube channel that he had shared with them, according to a heartfelt obituary authored by Gary Sinise and published on his foundation’s website. “But the days got tougher, and on…

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Persona 3 Reload: How To Recover Skills

Quick Links How To Recover Party Member Skills Recovering Skills On The Protagonist As Personas level up, they will learn new skills that deal more damage or are more efficient at healing or causing status ailments in Persona 3 Reload. While leveling up and increasing stats is also helpful, finding the right skill set for your own Personas and your companions is key to making an effective party. 2:29 Related Persona 3 Reload: What Day Does Each Party Member Join Persona 3 Reload will have multiple characters joining S.E.E.S to…

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