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  • Are cheat codes really cheating?

    Are cheat codes really cheating?

    Asking whether a cheat code constitutes cheating may seem silly. "Of course it is!" you say. "It has the word 'cheat' right in it!" Perhaps, but the history and purpose of cheat codes in video games makes this question not so cut-and-dried.

  • How Twitter Periscope Works

    How Twitter Periscope Works

    Periscope lets you broadcast what's in front of you in real time and interact with the people watching. Is this simply a novelty, or is it here to stay? And what are the legal ramifications?

  • Can you hack a drone?

    Can you hack a drone?

    The short answer is yes. The long answer? Some people do it for mischief, others for criminal purpose, and even governments are in on the game.

  • Could an algorithm spot Internet trolls?

    How could an algorithm spot trolls on the Internet?

    If you've spent any time online, you've probably run into someone who seems to want nothing more than to stir up trouble and make others miserable. What if a program could find and weed out these trolls?

  • Are cheat codes really cheating?
  • How Twitter Periscope Works
  • Can you hack a drone?
  • Could an algorithm spot Internet trolls?
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