Notice anything weird about your News Feed today? Scores of users are confused by typically smarmy “Friends on Facebook” messages that are celebrating 46 years of friendship. It appears to be a Unix glitch of colossal proportions.
Just because it’s a wasteland doesn’t mean you gotta run around with scraps.
Thanks to a computer glitch, the Selective Service System recently reminded over 14,000 men born between the years of 1893 and 1897 to register for the draft. This was a silly thing to do since the youngest of these men is 117-years-old and surely not battlefield-ready. America!
We've all done tech support for family members and it tends to start basic. Did you restart? Have you ever downloaded updates ever? Why are you trying to buy WD-40 from Amazon Japan? And often it's as simple as resetting a password.
Technology might be transforming the world of healthcare, but it's also throwing up its fair share of problems, too: according to a new study, 1 in 4 surgical errors is a result of a technological glitch.
No piece of tech runs perfectly, but some run less perfectly than others. It' doesn't mean they're totally worthless; it just means they're harder to use. Sometimes the jank comes hand in hand with utter awesomeness. What's the glitchiest, jankiest, freeziest, aghhhhhhhhhh-iest device that you loved through and…
The problem with graphical glitches is that they generally show up when you're trying to look at something else. Something not glitched. But if you're just looking at them on their own, they can be be pretty fascinating, and even beautiful. That seems to be the idea behind Phillip Stearn's Glitch Textiles, a set of …
Ronald Page, a retired GM worker living in the Detroit area, took advantage of one hell of a computer glitch, after happening upon an ATM that allowed him to make unlimited cash withdrawals.
Cameras that look back at us are becoming commonplace—and that's a good thing! FaceTime is a lot of fun! Except if it's glitchily taking secret pictures of us without us knowing, as some iPhone users are claiming.
First, he showed us the edge of the world. Now, photographer Robert Overweg shows us some beautiful mistakes.
Appreciating the look of garbled images isn't usually the top priority if your monitor or TV freaks-out (unless it's scrambled porn). But the new book, Glitch: Designing Imperfection, celebrates artists who manipulate these short-lived disturbances. Take a look:
As the saying goes, you should never purchase the first version of Apple products since they have been known to ship with a few kinks that must later be worked out. As it has turned out, the MacBook Pro, for all its praises, is no exception to this old wives' tale. Users have reported issues of irregular Airport…
Robert Byers probably didn't play through one whole game before bringing a class action lawsuit against Microsoft's Xbox 360. This Chicago man's proposed class action claims:Basically, Bob says that the power supply and CPU overheat, messing up the heat-sensitive chips and then locking up the whole console. Which we…