Everyone who thinks my flare for the dramatic borders on attention whore should take note: I am severely underclassed and underdressed:
“The vast majority of the hit casual games are written in C++,” said David Fox of iWin at his talk at GDC’s Casual Games Summit on Monday, as attended by Gamasutra.Nonetheless, he took a look at the wide variety of tools, engines, and middleware that can make development of casual games easier and more profitable. [...]
Y chromosome – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
“Today, the human Y chromosome itself contains only 78 working genes, compared to close to 1500 working genes on the X chromosome. In some animals, Y degradation is even more severe. The dunnart, a marsupial carrying a 10-12 Mb Y chromosome, has only four characterised genes; among them the [...]
Some duchebags are proposing that you should use as much electricity as possible during earth hour. It’s funny and I get it, but it won’t be funny in 100 years when people are fighting and dying because of the pollution and energy consumption.
I know that repeating this crap is the worst thing I can do [...]
Save the Date
Mark your calendars for Friday, MAY 29th!
threewalls is hosting its unforgettable spring fundraiser:
You Oughta be in Fangs
Written and directed by Death by Design
Decadent 1920s party-goers in search of hot-jazz and free-flowing booze, head to an underground speakeasy run by conjoined whisper sisters, but discover cold bodies and free-flowing blood. Assisted by a [...]
Let’s say you’re playing tech support for your loved ones.
Let’s then say that they have a laptop by ACER (Aspire 5050) which has ~100 GB hard drive with two partitions of about 50GB apiece.
Let’s then say that said loved one has never put data on the second partition out of ignorance (the kind of [...]
Dlisted | Be Very Afraid
“The Smoking Gun reports that the methed out version of Billy Mays was arrested in Miami last month after he got into a brawl with a hooker! It all started when Vince picked up the pussy peddler, Sasha Harris, at a night club. The two new lovebirds went back to his [...]
YouTube – CAZWELL – I Seen Beyonce At Burger King featuring Jonny Makeup.
Synthesia made a piano learning tool that looks strikingly like Piano Hero (it was actually called piano hero, but there was an uptight lawyer afraid people might confuse the two). Although there have been piano and midi teaching tools before, this one looks like I might give it a go again. I just hope they [...]
AFK JFK | Thinkin’ Lincoln : A Weekdaily Webcomic by Miles Grover
Marilyn62: r u pooping?
“One day after publisher Random House signed former President George W. Bush to write a presidential memoir entitled Decision Points, Mr. Bush announced that he had tapped former Vice President Dick Cheney to write the memoir for him.
“This book will detail the twelve greatest decisions I’ve made in my life,” Mr. Bush told reporters [...]
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A college friend of mine just concluded his Thesis Defense. Dr. Wagstrom successfully defended his thesis on Open Source Software and communities.
It’s a little heady at over 200 pages, but it’s good reading if you’re into seeing how OSS communities function and how to exploit/coexist if you’re a big company.
The thesis includes an investigation with [...]
A photobug was recently describing the benefits of a view camera. I always thought they were just old-timey cameras. What I didn’t realize is that the rear section where the photo is exposed could move towards/away from the front, up/down, or tilt. Those features give you an amazing amount of control over the way [...]
It’s like tetris, but1) You only drop single blocks2) Blocks only disappear when they form tetroids3) If you have more than four blocks of a same color touching, they are now dead and can’t be cleared.
It’s fresh. [Try it] via [ironic sans] via [thinkin-lincoln]
I was hunting for a way to send midi messages into flash/actionscript for some live animation hijinks. I would use my midi controller to trigger animations using commercially available sequencing software to record / retrigger once I had the sequence right. I mean, building all of that functionality into flash would be fun, but I’m [...]
I’m going to try out some print-on-demand.
I’ll post the shirt, buy one, and see how I like it and get back to you. But you can buy it now, if you like _heavy_ metal.
BTW, you can customize the color and type of shirt.
Order of the Heavy Feather by postmodernsideshow
They’re going for $5.50 (or best offer) apiece if you buy the whole lot:
Free shipping. Ooooh. Free shipping.
It’s not that funny, except it’s underwear pervert humor applied to the flaccid economy.
The guy in the back seat is looking at MayorAwesome.com on his mobile phone. About 20 seconds before I took this picture he hung out the window to tell me. So I snapped a picture and posted this while driving. Then I promptly missed my exit. Don’t tell my mother I was blogging and driving.
I <3 technology.
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xkcd – A Webcomic – 1000 Times
I use the above comic to precede a harmless anecdote. The economy is such that corporations are doing things to conserve money. Sometimes misguidedly so.
My company is now trying to save money by doing calibration of a subset of our electronic equipment in-house. It can be done in [...]
After watching some old Episodes of Pee Wee’s Playhouse, I felt like creating a website to announce the secret word of the day.
Rule 1 on website creation: search for prior art:
I would like to think that my design would be cleaner and more ad free, but I also think that function precedes form, so [...]
The coconut crab is the largest terrestrial arthropod. It is expected that this is the largest that they _can_ get, which is very fortunate, because along with flying kittens and flying snakes, giant arthropods are creatures who don’t exist but could which would dominate humans very quickly.
Found while doing drawing research.
I went out with a friend of mine and we were remincing about Phil Harman. I found this audition tape of him on the YouTubes:
One of my favorite games for the NES, “A Boy and his Blob”, is coming to the Wii. They could have made it with nubbin 8-bit graphics and I would have come running.
By the way, there is an awesome remix from ocremix.org of the soundtrack.
Update: I found some video of the gameplay. From the [...]
Dot for Meggy Jr. – demo + screencast from make magazine on Vimeo.
Meggy Jr RGB is a handheld platform for developing your own pixel-scale video games. Featuring a fully addressable 8×8 RGB LED matrix display, big fat comfy button switches, customizable handles, a lo-fi audio transducer, and even 8 extra LEDs for lives, score, ammo, [...]
There is a pink dolphin.
Maybe now they will overturn Proposition 8.