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Living the Lean Startup with clojure.spec
I remember when I first read the The Lean Startup . Afterwards, it seemed so obvious , (as is common with very good ideas). It was all about applying the…
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Complexity and Strategy – Hacker Noon
Complexity and Strategy I struggled with how to think about complexity through much of my career, especially during the ten years I spent leading Office…
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15 hours ago
Why I’m Playing for the Dominican Republic | The Players' Tribune
When I was a kid, every morning at six my grandfather would come into my room to wake me up and give me a glass of warm milk. He was very regimented. He woke up…
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16 hours ago
How Realistic Is the Way Amy Adams’ Character Hacks the Alien Language In Arrival? We Asked a Linguist.
Amy Adams in Arrival . Paramount Pictures Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival makes being a linguist look pretty cool—its hero Louise (Amy Adams) gets up close and…
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16 hours ago
The Love Letter Decision Tree
This project all started with a curiosity. Every time I play Love Letter , I am consistently impressed that the game offers a variety of interesting decisions…
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yesterday
Go and Sun Tzu
Loading Preview scribd. scribd. scribd. scribd. scribd. scribd. scribd. F ar uk Ra hma nov icW ei- qi an d Cla ss ica l Chi nes e W ar Id eol ogy Wa rfare has…
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The 1827 Build
What you see here is a playable copy of Federico Vellani’s (of 1849 and 1841 fame) 1827. Originally beta prototypes were circulated in and around 1995 and it…
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3 days ago
Compile like it's 1992
August 10th, 2014 Let's Compile like it's 1992 I still love you Hoi-En :/ ! I have been tinkering with the vanilla source code of Wolfenstein 3D from 1992. Even…
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3 days ago
The Many Tribes of Artificial Intelligence – Intuition Machine – Medium
One of the biggest confusions about “Artificial Intelligence” is that it is a very vague term. That’s because Artificial Intelligence or AI is a term that was…
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4 days ago
Why the creator of Dwarf Fortress is really excited about boats
Boats are more complicated than I expected, at least when it comes to Dwarf Fortress. But that's true of just about everything in Dwarf Fortress, the colony…
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4 days ago
Three Investors vie for the Ontario Peninsula | 1856 | BoardGameGeek
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7 days ago
» Railroad Tycoon The Digital Antiquarian
It says much about Sid Meier, a born game designer if ever there was one, that he tended to get some of his best work done when he was allegedly on vacation. A…
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7 days ago
A new way of blogging about Lua
This blog post is about to show a new way of blogging about Lua . Look at a typical blog post or tutorial about any programming language: The article usually…
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7 days ago
SwatchOS: Not A Smart Decision – Monday Note
by Jean-Louis Gassée Nick Hayek wants Swatch to roll its own smartwatch OS rather than use Android Wear. This is a grave mistake that shows little understanding…
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7 days ago
The two ways to keep a language lean
Discussion: The two ways to keep a language lean (too old to reply) trijezdci about a year ago Permalink Raw Message I'd like to talk about two approaches how…
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7 days ago
Fall of Magic – Scroll + Digital Edition
Product Description Magic is dying, and the Magus is dying with it. We travel together to the realm of Umbra where magic was born. Fall of Magic is an…
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8 days ago
Rail Game Master List
Rail Game Master List OCT AUG Sep 22 1999 2000 2001 2 captures 2 Oct 99 - 22 Aug 00 Help Rail Gamer Magazine How many Rail Games are out there? Have a look at…
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8 days ago
Casuistry - Wikipedia
Casuistry ( / ˈ k æ ʒ u ᵻ s t r i / ), or case-based reasoning , is a method in applied ethics and jurisprudence , often characterised as a critique of…
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8 days ago
18xx-Varianten vorgestellt von Adam Romoth
18xx-Varianten vorgestellt von Adam Romoth APR AUG DEC 4 2002 2003 2004 21 captures 15 Feb 02 - 7 Jan 07 Help 18xx - Vorstellung einiger Varianten Folgende…
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10 days ago
Dwarf Fortress creator Tarn Adams talks about simulating the most complex magic system ever
Forget what you thought you knew about the infamous complexity of Dwarf Fortress . We haven't seen anything yet. Dwarf Fortress hasn't been updated for a year,…
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10 days ago
lkml.wtf
kernel shit weekly 2017/03/16 Re: [scsi] scsi: ufs: don’t check unsigned type for a negative value Human error when a reviewer spells their own email wrong.…
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11 days ago
Camissimo: An Overlooked Card Game | Camissimo | BoardGameGeek
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11 days ago
Lua (programming language) - Wikipedia
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to:, For use of the Lua programming language in Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:Lua . For other uses, see Lua…
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13 days ago
History of Mafia
A game called Murder, which is the prototype of Mafia, has been played for many years. In Murder, one murderer is selected by the moderator, and can kill one…
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14 days ago
Game Systems - Part 3
Board Game Systems A game system is a set of components that function together in multiple games. Previous articles in this series have introduced the concept…
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14 days ago
Seattle Cosmic Game Night (Saturday, 23 June 2001)
(Saturday, 23 June 2001) 3D Game Night (Plus a Visit from an Alien) by Ron Hale-Evans Seattle Cosmic saw its first Theme Night in 3D Game Night, devotedto…
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14 days ago
Cloud Of Microcultures
Culture and subculture used to move across the world at the speed of plane travel and surface mail. Buying records in Chicago and flying to London with them.…
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14 days ago
Thoughts on Genre | Why We Play Games With Trains | BoardGameGeek
0 new 0 new Next: fogus Why We Play Games With Trains A research blog for my Ph.D. dissertation on train gaming. Posts will be brainstorms, article and chapter…
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17 days ago
Cracked LCD: The Mushroom Eaters in Review – No High Scores
Nate Hayden’s The Mushroom Eaters is a very limited release from micropublisher Blast City Games. You might remember Mr. Hayden from the ravishingly grim black…
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17 days ago
Modern sowing games
Modern sowing games are often modifications of traditional mancala games. In contrast to traditional games, their rules are handed down by written records…
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17 days ago
Meet Silicon Valley's secretive alt-right followers
I investigated the role of "alt-techies" in the extremist movement emboldened by Trump. Marco Rullkoetter/Getty Readers of The Right Stuff long knew that…
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17 days ago
Choosing properties for property-based testing | F# for fun and profit
Or, I want to use FsCheck and Quickcheck, but I can never think of any properties to use UPDATE: I did a talk on property-based testing based on these posts.…
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18 days ago
5 Reasons Why Tabletop Gaming Is The Best Mid-Life Crisis You Can Have
Beer, wine, nibbles, Vikings and old gits in equal measure. Champions of Midgard on the table. Having discovered motorbikes in my twenties, the passion stayed…
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18 days ago
Weiqi Versus Chess
Using a universally relevant metaphor, Zbigniew Brzezinski, former National Security Adviser to US president Jimmy Carter, wrote in The Grand Chessboard (1997):…
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19 days ago
Okinawans making moves to keep ‘chunji’ chess alive:The Asahi Shimbun
THE ASAHI SHIMBUN March 8, 2017 at 07:10 JST Mute Current Time 0:00 / Duration Time 0:00 Loaded : 0% 0:00 Progress : 0% 0:00 Progress : 0% Stream Type LIVE…
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19 days ago
"It won’t work." Obamacare’s toughest critics are panning the GOP replacement bill.
Win McNamee/Getty Images Avik Roy, Phil Klein, and Bob Laszewski are the three Obamacare critics I follow most closely. Each of them represents a different pole…
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20 days ago
The New Normal: Failure Domains and Safety
Through this series, we've talked about antifragility, disposable code, high leverage, and team-scale autonomy. Earlier, we looked at the benefits of team-scale…
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20 days ago
The Lawnmower Man
I know you guys probly already have huge parties planned, but in case you’re in a part of the world that doesn’t celebrate, today is the 25th anniversary of…
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21 days ago
What makes Clojure Clojure? - Google Groups
Didier Mar 4 Other recipients: The Specter post about if it should be made into core or not got me wondering what makes Clojure Clojure. I’m trying to wrap my…
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21 days ago
Extracting beauty from the mundane: Wouter Rietberg | Flickr Blog
When you look at the mundane patterns in the world, are you able to extract a dynamic view or do you look the other way? For Wouter Rietberg , even the most…
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21 days ago
boxbase.org: Syntax is the last thing you should design
If someone listens me at a language design this is avaluable lesson I'd like to pass along: Avoid focus onsyntax or grammar when you design a new…
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21 days ago
A blockchain in 200 lines of code
A blockchain in 200 lines of code The basic concept of blockchain is quite simple: a distributed database that maintains a continuously growing list of ordered…
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22 days ago
Why you, O Modern Gamer, should play Advanced Civilization | Advanced Civilization | BoardGameGeek
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24 days ago
#Uberlove but for, like, *not* trivializing the experiences of women in tech
A week or so ago a former engineer at Uber wrote a blog post which not only fueled a conversation about the toxicity & sexism in the industry, but also made…
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24 days ago
Sexism at Uber from female management #UberStory – Keala (key-ay-luh) – Medium
My last days at Uber in San Francisco were filled with disrespect, condescending managers, and sexism. It sickens me to know that there are countless employees…
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Moving forward looking back
Moving forward looking back Five that matter Like Johan Cruijff and David Bowie I was born in 1947 so it may be an appropriate moment to look back a bit and…
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Japan Gets Schooled
Dismay rippled through Japanese society over the summer after the venerated University of Tokyo lost its number one ranking, falling to number seven, in the…
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Resting and Reading: Thoughts on Self-Care and the Importance of Inspiration
Sometimes people will ask me for advice on how to maintain both creative work and social activism for the long haul, and every time, one of the most crucial…
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24 days ago
Portishead Railway - Wikipedia
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to:, Portishead Railway The 1954 Portishead railway station, in 1960 Operation Opened 1867 Owner Network Rail Events…
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The 3 Trump-Russia scandals, explained
President Trump’s Russia problem is getting even worse. Late Wednesday night, the Washington Post reported that Attorney General Jeff Sessions had met with…
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24 days ago
Raiders of the Lost OS: Reclaiming A Piece of Polish IT History
In today’s digital era, we almost take for granted that all our information is saved and backed up, be it on our local drives or in the cloud — whether…
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24 days ago
Dissecting the D6 – a powerful tool of high flexibility. | BoardGameGeek | BoardGameGeek
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25 days ago
Linage | Board Game | BoardGameGeek
Introduction Linage is a finite territory game for two players: Vertical and Horizontal. It's played on the intersections (points) of an initially empty square…
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26 days ago
Ratselturm
Ratselturm Translated by Mark Green (Probably) Distributed from The Rules Bank by Mike Siggins A gripping word game with 4 variations for 2-8 players or teams,…
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27 days ago
Not Your Ordinary Word Game | Rätsel Turm | BoardGameGeek
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27 days ago
Decks and Decks of Cards with Letters | Purple Pawn
Decks and Decks of Cards with Letters 28 Feb Posted by Thomas Deeny as At Toy Fair, we stopped by Set Enterprises (maker of Set, Five Crowns, and Quiddler) to…
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27 days ago
Female engineer sues Tesla, describing a culture of 'pervasive harassment'
AJ Vandermeyden sits in her Tesla outside her family’s home in San Carlos, California. ‘Unless someone stands up, nothing will change.’Photograph: Ramin Talaie…
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27 days ago
The Lisp approach to AI (Part 1) – AI Society – Medium
Common Lisp code to create an n-inputs m-units one layer perceptron. Taken from the code of AIMA , a classic textbook in Artificial Intelligence. The whole code…
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27 days ago
I am an Uber survivor. – Amy Vertino – Medium
When I read Susan Fowler’s story, my blood boiled. I am not able to sleep. My friends kept sending me updates on the story and insisting on letting my own…
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27 days ago
Why we should stop using the 40-hour work week - Crew blog
‘As long as you get your 8 hours in.’ From the second you walk into a classroom, you’re taught to structure your day around an 8-hour block. And it’s no…
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27 days ago
The Brilliance of Dwarf Fortress
Self-portrait by Tarn Adams, left, using characters from his game. Right, Zach Adams. Tarn Adams was in the carpeted spare bedroom that serves as his work…
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27 days ago
Hanamikoji (Re-Review by Chris Wray)
Designer: Kota Nakayama Publisher: Quick Simple Fun Games; EmperorS4 Games Players: 2 Ages: 10 and Up Time: 15 Minutes Times Played: > 10 Quick Simple Fun games…
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27 days ago
Family Pastimes
I realize what has bothered me about the games we have bought for our two girls. The game always puts them in conflict with each other. The point of the game is…
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28 days ago
Jim Deacove
Was your child eliminated from the spelling bee and came home in tears? Have you heard of an athlete who took steroids to win? How did you feel when you were…
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28 days ago
5 Questions with Board Game Designer Jim Deacove
Welcome to another edition of PuzzleNation Blog’s interview feature, 5 Questions! We’re reaching out to puzzle constructors, video game writers and designers,…
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28 days ago
How to Self-Publish a Novel in 2017
~11 minutes How to Self-Publish a Novel in 2017 While putting the finishing touches on Singular , I thought it would be nice to capture all the steps required…
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28 days ago
Meet the people who eat 10 portions of fruit and vegetables a day
Many of our respondents pointed out the cheapness of fruit and veg compared with other foods.Photograph: Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images F orget five a day, now…
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28 days ago
id Software Programming Principles
id Software co-founder John Romero tells the early story of the game company inthis GDC 2016 talk and lists the programming principles that guided them…
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28 days ago
Julia Evans
First, create an account with Gumroad Mailed to: Is this your street address? Card PayPal or pay with Card Number We do not keep any of your sensitive credit…
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29 days ago
18xx Games Ludography
18xx Games Ludography You are in: Home > 18xx > Ludography This page gives some insight into the published 18xx games. This listrestricts itself to games that…
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29 days ago
Richard Mellon Scaife - Wikipedia
Born ( 1932-07-03 ) July 3, 1932 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania , U.S. Died July 4, 2014 ( 2014-07-04 ) (aged 82) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. Alma mater Deerfield…
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29 days ago
Friedrich Hayek - Wikipedia
Born ( 1899-05-08 ) 8 May 1899 Vienna , Cisleithania , Austria-Hungary Died 23 March 1992 ( 1992-03-23 ) (aged 92) Freiburg im Breisgau , Baden-Württemberg ,…
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29 days ago
Taxonomies of 18XX | Deep Cuts | BoardGameGeek
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4 weeks ago
(Deep Work) => Flow - A proven Path to Satisfaction - RWieruch
Follow @rwieruch Follow @rwieruch Save “A state of flow can be achieved by deep work”. The subjects flow and deep work are covered in the books Deep Work by Cal…
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4 weeks ago
Dale Yu: Review of Haspelknecht
Haspelknecht Designer: Thomas Spitzer Publisher: Capstone Games Players: 2-4 Ages: 12+ Time: 60-90 minutes Times played: 3, with review copy provided by…
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4 weeks ago
I Was a Muslim in the Trump White House—and I Lasted Eight Days
In 2011, I was hired, straight out of college, to work at the White House and eventually the National Security Council. My job there was to promote and protect…
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