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AirshipsA real-time strategy game where you design airships and then fight with them. The aim is to have pretty chaotic explodey fights and interesting ship design choices. Andrew Chen, Gilt: Designing For China | Design Driven NYCAndrew Chen, Director of Product at Gilt, spoke at December 2014’s edition of Design Driven NYC and outlined all […]

Links van 27 december 2014 tot 30 december 2014

Technical Documentation – Copy Protection | Dungeon Master EncyclopaediaThis document describes the copy protection scheme that was used for Dungeon Master and Chaos Strikes Back on Atari ST and Amiga. These games used a very sophisticated copy protection. It took several months after the first release of Dungeon Master before the copy protection was correctly […]

Links van 1 december 2014 tot 4 december 2014

Stop giving Wikipedia money | Newslines – The Story of EverythingDon’t donate to Wikipedia. It doesn’t need the money, and anything you donate will not go to the people who actually created the pages that you like. It doesn’t even go to the admins who help check the content. It doesn’t go to content creation […]

Links van 21 november 2014 tot 26 november 2014

A Country Known Only by Name | Articles | Inference: The International Review of ScienceThere is no need to introduce Alexander Grothendieck to mathematicians: he is one of the great scientists of the twentieth century. De Franstalige nota van Elke Sleurs (N-VA): ‘Schandalig gebruik van de taal van Molière’ – België – Knack.be"Cette loi est […]

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The Sixth Stage of Grief is Retro-Computing — The Message — MediumHour after hour, this terrible fever. What the hell am I doing? I kept asking myself. Why am I forcing a fine new machine to pretend it is a half-dozen old, useless machines? Dit is de beste Belgische strip – De StandaardMBWAHAHAHAHAHA. "De Kiekeboes: […]

Links van 30 september 2014 tot 3 oktober 2014

The Interactive Fiction CompetitionThe games of the 2014 Interactive Fiction Competition are ready for judging! Anyone can be a judge: just play and rate at least five games before November 15. A history of the They Might Be Giants song Birdhouse in Your Soul.For many of us, the world is a bit scarier than it […]

Links van 12 september 2014 tot 16 september 2014

The little-known Soviet mission to rescue a dead space station | Ars TechnicaThe following story happened in 1985 but subsequently vanished into obscurity. Over the years, many details have been twisted, others created. Even the original storytellers got some things just plain wrong. After extensive research, writer Nickolai Belakovski is able to present, for the […]

Links van 20 augustus 2014 tot 21 augustus 2014

How presidential elections are impacted by a 100 million year old coastline | Deep Sea NewsHale and Bamberg belong to a belt of counties cutting through the deep south–Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina–that have voted over 50% Democratic in recent presidential elections. Why? A 100 million year old coastline. Hillary Clinton’s 11th-hour […]

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 21 juni 2014 tot 22 juni 2014

Tono Tono – YouTubeAfasie is raar. The Early History Of Smalltalk Online advertising effectiveness: For large brands, online ads may be worthless.The Internet has given us an ocean of data. Turns out, most of it is pretty useless. ANCIENT GREEK GEOMETRYVoor alle leraars wiskunde, en alles leraars geschiedenis. Ask Chris #172: ‘The Problem’To put it […]

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Adactio: Journal—Notes from a small websitePostel's Law is alive and well in 2014: afstappen van Twitter en toch niet en toch wel. En zelf controleren wat en hoe. Steve Wozniak – Founders at WorkI built this whole Basic up and it worked, and that was the hardest project I did. Normally you type a computer […]

Links van 28 mei 2014 tot 2 juni 2014

Brainfuck beware: JavaScript is after you! | Patricio Palladinotl;dr I just made a tool to transform any javascript code into an equivalent sequence of ()[]{}!+ characters. Bayesian AB Testing | Technology on Heels with Lyst EngineeringBayesian inference is robust and fun. You too should try it out. Typography in 8 bits: System fonts » DamienGMy […]

Links van 3 mei 2014 tot 13 mei 2014

Joshua Sortino — 14 Things Learned Designing at DisqusDisqus is now used on millions of websites and is served to billions (with a "b") of unique users every month. Here are some of the lessons I learned while helping design the "web's community of communities." Fairy ChessA fairy chess piece or unorthodox chess piece is […]

Links van 10 april 2014 tot 13 april 2014

Amazon.com to Acquire comiXology | comiXology UnboundAmazon.com today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire comiXology, the company that revolutionized the digital comics reading experience with their immersive Guided View technology and makes discovering, buying, and reading comic books and graphic novels easier and more fun than ever before. 2048 Variants | Semi-long […]

Links van 10 januari 2014 tot 12 januari 2014

Nathanael Johnson lets the anti-GMO movement off the hookWhat is most disturbing about the GMO debate – and why it matters – is that the anti-GMO movement at almost every turn rejects empiricism as a means of understanding the world and making decisions about it. Pass the GarumHeerlijk! Recepten uit het oude Rome. Tijd om […]