John Conway, creator of important mathematical simulation Game of Life, has died

John Horton Conway, mathematician and creator of Game of Life, has died aged 82 of complications related to COVID-19. Princeton University announced the news today, where Conway was John von Neumann Professor in Applied and Computational Mathematics between 1987 and 2013, after which he attained emeritus status. First shown in 1970, Conway’s Game of Life […]

Fallout 76’s new settlers don’t even mind if you nuke them

The Fallout 76 Wastelanders expansion welcomes new human factions to Appalachia: the settlers and the raiders. But what happens if you nuke the settlements of these two factions? Turns out: not much, really! Players naturally were curious what would happen if you...