The Tetris Printer Algorithm, created by Software architect Michael Birken, is a program with the ability to draw using Tetris pieces. By autonomously playing the famous puzzle game, the algorithm can create images by rotating, positioning and dropping Tetriminos.
A while ago we saw how action-packed games can help kids with dyslexia. Now videogames have revealed yet another way in which they are a miracle, as a research team led by Dr. Robert Hess from McGill University Health Centre is using the timeless classic Tetris as part of a new treatment for adult amblyopia, more commonly known as "lazy eye".
Halloween hasn't really been on people's minds lately. That is until now, as Nathan Pryor presented his creation: a playable version of Tetris on a Pumpkin that he lovingly calls "Pumpktris."
The Post-it note: great for jotting down reminders, leaving notes for other people and pixelated art, recreating the characters of old. But taking this a step further into filmic existence, Zach King has created an amazing stop-motion clip focused on Super Mario.Read More