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Dear JavaScript,
Dear JavaScript, I wanted to talk to you about a problem in our community that we need to address. I’ve contributed to a number of open source projects in this…
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Double D's
Last week Barnes wrote up a great column on Dragon Dice - that crazy collectible dice game from the nineties that's still tenaciously clinging to life. Well I'm…
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QEMU Advent Calendar 2016
QEMU Advent Calendar 2016 2014 2016 An amazing QEMU disk image every day! Brightening your days in the winter holiday season. This advent calendar is brought to…
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Cracked LCD- Reiner Knizia, Master of Theme – No High Scores
Over the past year, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking and re-thinking about what makes a game “thematic” versus “abstract. I reached a certain impasse, a level…
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Cracked LCD- Eurogames Reclamation Project #4: El Grande – No High Scores
“The Big”. That’s what my friend said, translating the title, when we sat down to play El Grande at a convention back in the late 1990s. I really had no idea…
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Cracked LCD- Eurogames Reclamation Project #3: Bohnanza – No High Scores
It’s 1997, I’m at Dragon Con in the gaming area at a random table I sat down at, and I’m dealt a hand of cards with German words on them and cartoon pictures of…
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Cracked LCD- Eurogames Reclamation Project #2: Modern Art – No High Scores
Inevitably, the player new to Reiner Knizia’s 1992 masterpiece Modern Art will look at the card on the auction block depicting an intentionally ugly painting…
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Cracked LCD- The Eurogames Reclamation Project #1- Adel Verpflichtet – No High Scores
Kickstarter’s sewage flow of dungeon crawling steampunk space marine versus Nazi Cthulhu zombies continues to beg money out of the hobby, Ameritrash is dead and…
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yesterday
Haremhab as a Scribe of the King by ibudmen
Dashboard Things Groups Customizable Things Collections Categories Challenges Apps Thingiverse Education NEW Jumpstart Upload a Thing! Customize a Thing Sign in…
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Computer and coding books from Usborne
Home Browse books Usborne coding books for a new generation Usborne has been publishing award-winning computer books since the 1980s. Our latest books will give…
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Tutorial - Write a Shell in C - Stephen Brennan
Stephen Brennan • 16 January 2015 It’s easy to view yourself as “not a real programmer.” There are programs outthere that everyone uses, and it’s easy to put…
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2 days ago
A book on creating languages and supporting tools - Federico Tomassetti - Consultant Software Architect
Twitter Reddit Google Gmail LinkedIn Facebook Google+ Share From some time I have been working on a book about creating languages. Why? Because I think that…
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2 days ago
tobymao/rolling_stock
A web app for the board game Rolling Stock 43 commits 1 branch 0 releases 2 contributors MIT Ruby 99.8% Shell 0.2% Ruby Shell Clone with HTTPS Use Git or…
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Programming by poking: why MIT stopped teaching SICP | Lambda the Ultimate
Home Feedback FAQ Getting Started Discussions Site operation discussions Recent Posts (new topic) Departments Courses Research Papers Design Docs Quotations…
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3 days ago
The Equal Protection argument against “winner take all” in the Electoral College
In 2000, Republican lawyers, desperately seeking a way to stop the recount in Florida, crafted a brilliant Equal Protection argument against the method by which…
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3 days ago
The Dataflow Model: A Practical Approach to Balancing Correctness, Latency, and Cost in Massive-Scale, Unbounded, Out-of-Order Data Processing
Venue Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment , vol. 8 (2015) , pp. 1792-1803 Publication Year 2015 Authors , Robert Bradshaw , Craig Chambers , Slava Chernyak ,…
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4 days ago
Trump's Carrier speech 'absolutely chilling,' economic analyst says
show chapters President-elect Donald Trump 's speech about his deal to keep Carrier jobs in the United States was "absolutely the worst speech," economic policy…
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6 days ago
A champion's report of PWP Invitational
Today I have the pleasure to share Joakim "Jocke" Almelund's recantation of the 2016 "Pimpvitational". Jocke has been playing this format for over six years,…
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7 days ago
Why I Wrote a Book About Interpreters - Thorsten Ball
Why I Wrote a Book About Interpreters 30 Nov 2016 Last week I’ve self-published my first book called “Writing An Interpreter In Go”,which you can get at…
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7 days ago
‘Internet Jesus’ Warren Ellis talks about the compulsion to write
Futurist Adam Dearden suffers a nervous breakdown in Rotterdam. He is whisked to a secluded hospital in rural Oregon. The facility harbors dark secrets. That’s…
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7 days ago
John Waters
in print purchase subscribe archive December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 Summer 2016 May 2016 April 2016 All back issues December 2016 Trey…
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7 days ago
Ur-Fascism
In 1942, at the age of ten, I received the First Provincial Award of Ludi Juveniles (a voluntary, compulsory competition for young Italian Fascists—that is, for…
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7 days ago
The Emacs dumper dispute [LWN.net]
[LWN subscriber-only content] Welcome to LWN.net The following subscription-only content has been made available to you by an LWN subscriber. Thousands of…
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8 days ago
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades
When you’re the shogun’s executioner and your wife is murdered and you’re set up and your life is ruined and you choose to take your son on the demon’s path and…
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8 days ago
WTF is a Y Combinator: Recursion from Non-Recursion
I have always thought the "Y" in Y Combinator was a reference to Yahoo. I knew their co-founder Paul Graham (the "Lisp guy") had ties with Yahoo (they acquired…
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8 days ago
The true story of Nintendo's most wanted game
Photograph by Rick Rhodes None of this would've happened had Jennifer Thompson not gone thriftin'. This was in April 2013, and she was browsing clothes and $1…
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Developer Preview – EC2 Instances (F1) with Programmable Hardware | AWS Blog
Have you ever had to decide between a general purpose tool and one built for a very specific purpose? The general purpose tools can be used to solve many…
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8 days ago
Frameworks without the framework: why didn't we think of this sooner? • Svelte
You can't write serious applications in vanilla JavaScript without hitting a complexity wall. But a compiler can do it for you. Wait, this new framework has a…
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8 days ago
A guide to the Datomic licensing changes – Daniel With Music
Shockwaves rang out through the Clojuresphere today with the news that Datomic is changing their licensing to drop the per-process limits. This is big news if…
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8 days ago
Public schools may not survive Trump's billionaire wrecking crew | Nikhil Goyal
‘If DeVos’s nomination is approved, she will speed along the erosion of public education.’Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AP Donald Trump, a self-described…
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8 days ago
Rules for using only Apples to Apples cards | Insider | BoardGameGeek
0 new 22 new Next: fogus Rules Subscriptions Bookmarks Search Account Moderators Recommend 1 Posts New Thread Printer Friendly Bookmark Your Tags: Popular Tags:…
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Silicon Valley Has an Empathy Vacuum - The New Yorker
Silicon Valley’s biggest failing is not poor marketing of its products, or follow-through on promises, but, rather, the distinct lack of empathy for those whose…
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9 days ago
Humans still rule AI machines when it comes to understanding comic books
AI Machine Attempts to Understand Comic Books ... and Fails Understanding comic books is surprisingly hard. November 23, 2016 The list of activities in which…
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9 days ago
Salon des Refusés: Dialectics for new computer science
Introduction Salon des Refusés (“exhibition of rejects”) was an 1863 exhibition of artworks rejected from the official Paris Salon. The jury of Paris Salon…
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10 days ago
Datomic Update: Client API, Unlimited Peers, Enterprise Edition, and More
We are pleased to announce that the latest (0.9.5530) release of Datomic includes a set of new features and licensing changes to address needs identified by our…
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10 days ago
Why The Hell We’re Here
Because even when you’re a solitary mammal who lives silently by the delta or drifts through cities where you have no real ties, there’s five minutes in every…
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10 days ago
StarCraft AI Competition
Home Results Rules Software Registration Archive Contact A History of Starcraft AI Competitions (and UAlbertaBot) Follow @davechurchill Written By: David…
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10 days ago
Demoralized Democrats Have a Road Map for Success in Trump’s America. It Was Written by Jesse Jackson.
Jesse Jackson at an event honoring Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington, D.C., in 1983. Leonard Freed/Magnum Photos Jesse Jackson…
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GameShark | Features | Cracked LCD 13.8: The 10 Games Everyone Should Own
Everybody loves lists. They give us all something to bicker about as we joust over whether something is missing or something just does not belong, or if entry…
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11 days ago
MaBiWeb
MaBiWeb Username:Password: Create an account November 27, 2016 Login Don't have an account yet? You can create one . Site Sections · Home · Game Manager ·…
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GameShark | Features | Cracked LCD 14.1: Dungeon Lords Review
GameShark | Features | Cracked LCD 14.1: Dungeon Lords Review FEB MAR JAN 28 2009 2010 2011 19 captures 26 Jun 07 - 4 May 12 Help November 27, 2016 Official…
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GameShark | Features | Cracked LCD 15.1: State of the Game
by: Michael Barnes People say to me all the time, “Barnes, you complain too much about games and gaming.” Maybe I do. But when I’m at my most venomous,…
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11 days ago
Barnes and the red herring of "fun" | QWERTYUIOP | BoardGameGeek
1 new 28 new Next: fogus QWERTYUIOP QWERTYmartin's Unabridged Insights On Play Recommend Barnes and the red herring of "fun" Posted by criticism 22 Jun 2012…
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“It smelled like death”: An oral history of the Double Dare obstacle course
When Double Dare premiered in 1986, it became an instant kid-friendly sensation. Hosted by Marc Summers, the gak-soaked Nickelodeon game show aired in some form…
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11 days ago
dred - A fast, lightweight, cross-platform text editor.
Downloads Screenshots Documentation A fast, lightweight, cross-platform text editor. Download dred is less than 1MB, a single executable, and uses less memory…
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12 days ago
AMD's new Zen-based $499 CPU beats Intel's $999 CPU
We've reported about AMD's next-gen Zen CPU that will outperform Intel's high-end Core i7-5960X, but it looks like the 8-core Summit Ridge SR7 flagship…
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The Most Flexible Synthesizer is DIY, Raspberry Pi
[Ivan Franco] sent us this great synthesizer project that he’s working on. Or maybe it’s more like a synthesizer meta-project: a synthesizer construction set.…
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12 days ago
I don’t belong in tech
I don’t belong in tech Trying to find my place in the place I love, and constantly failing It was dark and cold that night I stomped down Broadway, talking to…
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12 days ago
Boardgame News
This week I continue my interviews with designers of upcoming 18xx railroad games. Tom Lehmann may be best known to gamers as the creator of Race for the…
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13 days ago
How Finding Flow Helped Me Decide What I Should Do With My Life
For most of my life, I’ve just drifted. I would work passionately at one thing for a while, then I’d burn out on that thing and move on to something else. I…
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13 days ago
Kropki | Board Game | BoardGameGeek
3 Images Description Edit Edit Type Abstract Category Mechanisms Family N/A + -10 more Advertisement Kropki (or "Dots" in English) is a paper and pencil game…
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13 days ago
checkerbooks.html
Our Checker Books, with Reviews Our checker library continues to grow. Here is a list and a brief discussion of each of our checker books (or at least some of…
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14 days ago
Inform - Welcome - Manual
Inform - Welcome - Manual See also... Download the Inform Designer's Manual The DM4 can be freely downloaded in various formats using the links below. Newcomers…
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14 days ago
Transhumanism - Wikipedia
This article is about the futurist ideology and movement. For the critique of humanism and related term, see posthumanism . Not to be confused with…
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15 days ago
Futurist - Wikipedia
For other uses, see Futurism (disambiguation) . Close We'll get right to it: Today we ask you to help Wikipedia. We're sustained by donations averaging about…
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Jaap's Puzzle Page
Jaap's Puzzle Page UPDATED 31/12/2014 .There are new pages onthe Pyraminx Duo ,the English Sixteen puzzle, Jushbox , Logi Toli , NHL Hockey Puck Puzzle , Ramka…
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Swagic and denimwalk
Last weekend marked one of the more brag-worthy tournaments in casual Magic; the PWP Invitational. One of the more amusing things with the Invitational is that…
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The Black Blood of the Earth - Funranium Labs
Okay, how did Black Blood of the Earth happen? Or skip my blather and go look at the goods ! THE COLLEGE YEARS At some point, all of us start wondering how much…
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Bircher Muesli Is the Original Overnight Oats
There was a certain mushy slop my mom would make for breakfast when I was a kid that I enjoyed enormously—a surprise, given how ridiculously healthy it was. She…
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15 days ago
The New Aesthetic | Blog | Really Interesting Group
For a while now, I’ve been collecting images and things that seem to approach a new aesthetic of the future, which sounds more portentous than I mean. What I…
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15 days ago
Procedural Dungeon Generation: Cellular Automata · jrheard's blog
22 Nov 2016 Last time we looked at generating random dungeons for video games using the Drunkard’s Walk algorithm. The Drunkard’s Walk is fun to play with, and…
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15 days ago
Shelagh Delaney - Wikipedia
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to:, Born ( 1938-11-25 ) 25 November 1938 Broughton , Salford , Lancashire , England, UK Died 20 November 2011 (…
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Z80 Literature (English)
Z80 Literature (English) Books written in other language than English: ... in German The Z80 Microprocessor by Ramesh GaonkarPublished by PenramISBN:…
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Sheila Take a Bow - Wikipedia
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to:, This article needs additional citations for verification . Please help improve this article by adding citations…
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zaphar/joose-js-mirror
Joose is an meta object protocol implementation for JavaScript inspiredby Moose: http://www.iinteractive.com/moose/ For documentation see:…
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16 days ago
Moose - A postmodern object system for Perl
Moose - A postmodern object system for Perl Moose A Postmodern Object System for Perl Moose is a postmodern object system for Perl 5 that takes the tedium out…
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16 days ago
binghe/closette
Closette - a toy Common Lisp Object System (CLOS) described in The Art of the Metaobject Protocol (AMOP) 3 commits 1 branch 0 releases 1 contributor MIT Common…
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Child’s Play
We all know Chucky, the vulgar, red-haired, Jack-Nicholson-sounding killer doll. He’s almost as famous as Freddy or Jason, characters that you don’t have to…
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16 days ago
BB: Alex Randolph
BB: Alex Randolph Home » Library » Alex Randolph » 9 A talk with Alex Randolph ... on the rights of designers Many game designers fear that the games they have…
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17 days ago
BB: Alex Randolph
BB: Alex Randolph Home » Library » Alex Randolph » 8 A talk with Alex Randolph ... on cooperative games For me a game is a ritual fight (with rules, forms and…
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BB: Alex Randolph
BB: Alex Randolph Home » Library » Alex Randolph » 6 A talk with Alex Randolph ... on Inkognito Usually I invent a new game mechanic (many people hate this…
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BB: Alex Randolph
BB: Alex Randolph Home » Library » Alex Randolph » 5 A talk with Alex Randolph ... on his failures Whether a game is succesful or not is like a lottery. But I…
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BB: Alex Randolph
BB: Alex Randolph Home » Library » Alex Randolph » 4 A talk with Alex Randolph ... on his first game It must have been in 1959. At that time did I make money in…
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BB: Alex Randolph
BB: Alex Randolph Home » Library » Alex Randolph » 3 A talk with Alex Randolph ... on the development of his own games Hol's der Geier is an example of a…
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BB: Alex Randolph
BB: Alex Randolph Home » Library » Alex Randolph » 2 A talk with Alex Randolph ... on the life in games What I find particularly interesting in games, is that…
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BB: Alex Randolph
BB: Alex Randolph Home » Library » Alex Randolph » 1 A talk with Alex Randolph ... on gaming What is gaming? For me there is a huge difference between the…
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BB: Alex Randolph
BB: Alex Randolph Home » Library » Alex Randolph A talk with Alex Randolph In 1988 did Knut-Michael Wolf visit Alex Randolph in his studio in Venice on behalf…
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