Here’s What a Team of Artists Made Out of a Ton of Pringles Cans

It's not every day that one finds oneself in the presence of both an apocalyptic piano and a working pipe organ made entirely out of Pringles® potato crisps cans. But that's exactly what you'll find in the Brooklyn studio where mixed-media artist collective, Fall On Your Sword (FOYS), took on the challenge of using the… » 3/19/14 12:13pm 3/19/14 12:13pm

How a Multimedia Artist Collective Went From Viral Videos to Art Week

Art Week may be winding down in Manhattan, but all those sculptures, paintings, and installations probably left you with one lingering question: who gets to create these inspiring and perplexing pieces? We were lucky enough to visit the studio of multimedia artist collective, Fall On Your Sword (FOYS) — who exhibited… » 3/11/14 12:45pm 3/11/14 12:45pm

IBM Announces Master the Mainframe World Championship competition

This is not your father's mainframe. As the mighty mainframe celebrates 50 years in existence, it's more powerful and reliable than ever. It's estimated that there are more mainframe transactions on CICS every second than there are Google searches every second. Bottom line: the mainframe is not only still relevant, but … » 3/04/14 9:39pm 3/04/14 9:39pm

Jalopnik Readers Play Forza 5 & Drink Manhattans in San Francisco

This past Saturday, Microsoft was kind enough to host Jalopnik and Kotaku readers at the brand new Xbox One Loft in San Francisco for a sneak peek at the soon-to-be released Xbox One & Forza Motorsport 5. Beverages were consumed in earnest, prizes were ceremoniously distributed, time trial records were set and 100+… » 11/20/13 7:13pm 11/20/13 7:13pm

Style Guide Nerds Rejoice: It's the MTA Graphics Standards Manual from…

Massimo Vignelli was the Italian designer tasked with communicating how residents and tourists alike should navigate the NYC subway system. The original MTA map was "riddled with anomalies" and "sacrificed geographical accuracy for clarity by reinterpreting New York’s tangled labyrinth of subway lines as a neat diagram." » 2/21/13 3:55pm 2/21/13 3:55pm