History’s worst computer viruses visualised as art

LSD LSD is a DOS virus that displays a druggy video effect Clay Hickson “Computer viruses. We hate ‘em. Nevertheless, we remain fascinated by their evil plots. This fascination led to a new kind of art collection,” explains Bas van de Poel in the Computer Virus Catalog “About” section. The Computer Virus Catalog is a [...]

11 Trippy Illustrations of History’s Most Infamous Computer Viruses

Nople virus by Merijn Hos depicts the Windows NT worm that spreads over local and shared network drives. When activated, the worm runs an animation that looks like a mass of fuzzy looking multi-colored strings and displays a note that’s translated to: “It’s time to format your disk.” Merijn Hos Merijn Hos This illustration of [...]

‘A gem in Silicon Valley’: Computer History Museum traces tech innovation

In the future, perhaps sooner than expected, you might not be driving your car to work – your car could be driving you. The Computer History Museum in Mountain View has partnered with Google Inc. to showcase the advances of the self-driving car. Google’s revolutionary car, a detailed history of its development and a list [...]

Private Browsing Settings Aren’t as Private as You Think

Let’s be honest: There’s probably a few things you’ve been looking at online that you don’t want anyone to know about. Whether you’re secretly searching for a gift for someone who uses your computer, planning a surprise event or just looking at websites you’d prefer to keep to yourself, there are plenty of reasons to [...]

Agency’s move in St. Louis leaves history behind

Posted: Monday, July 21, 2014 1:12 pm Agency’s move in St. Louis leaves history behind Associated Press | 0 comments ST. LOUIS (AP) — In the front parlor of a century-old mansion south of downtown sits a scale model of Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The model was used to brief U.S. generals before [...]

Display documents Indianapolis airport history

Posted: Monday, July 21, 2014 3:02 am | Updated: 6:03 am, Mon Jul 21, 2014. Display documents Indianapolis airport history Associated Press | 0 comments INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Photographs and news clippings detailing the history of the Indianapolis International Airport are on display at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center. The display highlights the [...]

Shropshire worker denies downloading child porn on office computer

Police computer experts found a total of 131 indecent images of children had been created on Steven Yates’s computer at the office of McCartneys in Ludlow, Shrewsbury Crown Court was told yesterday. Yates, 58, of Burford, Tenbury Wells, denies four counts of making indecent photographs of children between January 2010 and July 2012. The court [...]

How to Delete Your Internet Browser History

There are many reasons to delete your internet browser history. No matter what reason you choose, here’s how to delete it and hide your tracks. First off, it’s important to note that your browser history and search history are two different things. This how-to guide will show you how to delete your browser history, but [...]

Building a virtual world, and computer skills, at Minecraft camp

7-14-2014, Siena College Minecraft camp. center, Michele McColgan, Ph.D., with (left) 10 year old Chase Mancini 11 year old Marcus Bollacker Megan Rogers Reporter- Albany Business Review Email  |  LinkedIn  |  Twitter Matt Kearney built fire at summer camp and he didn’t need matches or a lighter. He used his computer science and physics skills. [...]

Dorky, Snarky Artistic Interpretations of Famous Computer Viruses

In the fanciful “Computer Virus Catalogue,” you’ll find weird artistic interpretations of some of the most well-known computer viruses in history. They range from very literal to extremely surreal — and most capture the destructive, adolescent spirit that drives people to make viruses in the first place. (Mildly NSFW) Above, you can see Saïd Kinos‘ [...]