Links van 14 juli 2014 tot 18 juli 2014

Gamasutra – The History of CivilizationGamasutra is proud to be partnering with the IGDA's Preservation SIG to present detailed official histories of each of the first ten games voted into the Digital Game Canon. The Canon "provides a starting-point for the difficult task of preserving this history inspired by the role of that the U.S. […]

Links van 26 juni 2014 tot 30 juni 2014

random thoughts: Dissecting the 128-byte raycasterLately a Reddit post caught my attention which is about a raycaster demo, animated, with mouse control and texture mapping,  in only 128 bytes. Out of curiosity, I took a look at the source code  and spent some time trying to figure out how it works. Fontblog | Ed Sheeran’s […]

Links van 18 mei 2014 tot 20 mei 2014

808 Cube State of MetaFilter | MetaTalkToday I need to share some unfortunate news: because of serious financial downturn, MetaFilter will be losing three of its moderators to layoffs at the end of this month. What that means for the site and the site’s future are described below. Vagrant 1.6 – VagrantVagrant 1.6 is now […]

Links van 24 april 2014 tot 28 april 2014

Bras in Space: The Incredible True Story Behind Upcoming Film Spacesuit | The Credits.Instead, pitted against the military-industrial complex, Playtex created the 21-layer spacesuit, each layer distinct yet interrelated in function to the rest of the whole—a masterly combination of elegance, complexity, and form. Where the military contractors created cybernetic, armor-like suits (that failed, and […]

Links van 21 april 2014 tot 23 april 2014

Game Programming PatternsDo you struggle to make your code hang together into a cohesive whole? Find it harder to make changes as your codebase grows? Feel like your game is a giant hairball where everything is intertwined with everything else? Wonder if and how design patterns apply to games? Hear things like “cache coherency” and […]

Links van 13 november 2013 tot 14 november 2013

Ad Tech’s IPO Rager Spawns Wicked Hangover | DigidayThe guys investing in these companies are finance guys; they don’t know anything about the industry. They’re being told novel stories and making decisions on somewhat ignorant views and undeveloped valuation frameworks. Woordgeslacht van Engelse leenwoordenYou don't say: "Omdat verschillende regels elkaar kunnen tegenspreken, moet er een […]

Links van 7 november 2013 tot 8 november 2013

disney princesses with dope beardsWhat it says on the tin: Disney princesses with dope beards (118) Marc Bodnick’s answer to Facebook-Instagram Acquisition (April 2012): In light of the exuberant tech market that has emerged in 2013, did Instagram sell too early? – QuoraWelcome to the land of ridiculous hyperbole: "Facebook's aggressive strategy to acquire Instagram […]

Links van 24 april 2012 tot 2 mei 2012

What if realists were in charge of U.S. foreign policy? | Stephen M. WaltThe liberal/neoconservative alliance is responsible for most of America's major military interventions of the past two decades, as well as other key initiatives like NATO expansion. By contrast, realists have been largely absent from the halls of power or the commanding heights […]

Links van 19 maart 2012 tot 6 april 2012

Child of Rage The FULL Documentary – YouTubeShocking, Horrifying, Fascinating The full documentary. The Best Textbooks on Every Subject – Less WrongWhat if we could compile a list of the best textbooks on every subject? That would be extremely useful. Let's do it. Omni-Suzanne Ciani – YouTubeSuzanne Ciani working on the music and sounds for […]

Links van 12 november 2011 tot 5 december 2011

Arcade Improv: Humans Pretending to Be Videogames – Waxy.orgInstantly, Mike and Jerry understood, along with everyone in the audience born before 1978. Catherine Young & Family, Page OneA family working in the Tifton (Ga.) Cotton Mill. Mrs. A.J. Young works in mill and at home. Nell (oldest girl) alternates in mill with mother. Mammy (next […]