Artemis: PUBG Creator’s Next Game Will Have NFTs and the Metaverse

PUBG creator Brendan Greene has revealed his next game – a blockchain-powered metaverse title. During an interview with Hit Points, the 45-year-old game developer revealed that Artemis, his next game, will feature NFTs, the metaverse, and blockchain. “[Artemis] will be a platform that we participate in the maintenance of, maybe,” he explained. “But it’s something… Read More »

Better than JPEG? Researcher discovers that Stable Diffusion can compress images

Enlarge / These jagged, colorful blocks are exactly what the concept of image compression looks like. Benj Edwards / Ars Technica reader comments 31 with 29 posters participating, including story author Share this story Last week, Swiss software engineer Matthias Bühlmann discovered that the popular image synthesis model Stable Diffusion could compress existing bitmapped images… Read More »

Northgard: Uncharted Lands Board Game Review

Northgard the video game came out a few years ago to much acclaim. It uses the concepts of ’90s real-time strategy classics such as Age of Empires and The Settlers, alongside a slick modern sandbox approach. Players control viking warbands to construct villages and accomplish great tasks. They are incentivized to pursue bigger and mightier… Read More »

Al chats with Chris Sahloff/Home Brewed Comics – Comic Crusaders Podcast #260

Today hang out with Al Mega as he chats with Chris Sahloff- Creator of Homebrewed Heroes, about his comic book project C.R.I.T. Righteous Indignation., and more…. [embedded content] Thank You for Watching / Listening!We appreciate your support! Episode 260 in an unlimited series! Host: Al MegaFollow on:Twitter | Instagram | Facebook):@TheRealAlMega / @ComicCrusaders Make sure to… Read More »

Apps can pose bigger security, privacy threat based on where you download them

reader comments 38 with 25 posters participating Share this story Google and Apple have removed hundreds of apps from their app stores at the request of governments around the world, creating regional disparities in access to mobile apps at a time when many economies are becoming increasingly dependent on them. The mobile phone giants have… Read More »