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News Post: Deepfakes

Tycho: Fallout might be the perfect setting to grab if you wanted to make something that could truly cross over into the world where normal people lurk and throb.  The overarching framework - a war of annihilation with China, an attenuated cultural inheritance everyone understands at cross purposes, and a tangle of subterranean nests running cultural...

Comic: Deepfakes

New Comic: Deepfakes

News Post: And We Go Green

Tycho: Even to newly hatched larva still trailing the strips of their casing, “Formula 1” is probably an understood term.  It truns out there’s a bunch of Formulas, though, and in aggregate they create the fraught competitive pathway to the apex of the sport.  Then there’s Formula E, which…  I mean, it might be best to watch Hulu’s “And We Go Green.”...

Comic: And/Or Furious

New Comic: And/Or Furious

News Post: Tik Tok Toe

Tycho: I fell off of TikTok even before the reports everyone has been talking about, the one which claimed to reveal a host of sins baked into the software at a philosophical level.  I’ve also read other smart people talking about how it’s not as bad as it sounds.  I’d say that’s more or less typical of engineers, who are always trying to climb atop...

Comic: Tik Tok Toe

New Comic: Tik Tok Toe

News Post: League Race!

Gabe: The Penny Arcade iRacing league continues to grow. We’ve got just over 120 drivers now and our weekly races have been packed. Each week it’s a different car to race and so far the selections have been really fun. Last week we raced the Mazda MX-5 at Lime Rock which I was actually sort of familiar with.  Tonight we’re racing the Legends Ford 34...

News Post: Rama Said There’d Be Days Like This

Tycho: So many of the books that were formative to me I found via Videogames, which I feel like is pretty odd. Shit, maybe all of them - all the ones I still think about are either from a videogame directly, or were just downstream from the books they revealed. Neuromancer I read because I played a game based on it, which is probably the most cyberpunk...

Comic: Rama Said There’d Be Days Like This

New Comic: Rama Said There’d Be Days Like This

News Post: Animal Crossing™: New Horizons Pin Set

Tycho: Kinda speaks for itself, I think. Tell your friends: (CW)TB      

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