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Esperanto - Wikipedia
Esperanto (/ˌɛspəˈræntoʊ/ or /-ˈrɑː-/;[5][6] in Esperanto: [espeˈranto]  listen (help·info)) is a constructed international auxiliary language. It is the most widely spoken constructed language in the world.[7] The Polish-Jewish ophthalmologist L. L.
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march 2017 by gr4yscale
What I Heard From Trump Supporters - Sam Altman
After the election, I decided to talk to 100 Trump voters from around the country.  I went to the middle of the country, the middle of the state, and talked to many online. This was a surprisingly interesting and helpful experience—I highly recommend it.
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march 2017 by gr4yscale
The software engineer’s guide to asserting dominance in the workplace
As a software engineer, changing jobs is a way of life. Every day, beautiful recruiters from top tech companies reach out to you on LinkedIn with new opportunities, and each new job equals higher pay and an opportunity to reinvent yourself for the better — as long as you know how to.
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march 2017 by gr4yscale
www.nytimes.com
On Tuesday morning, WikiLeaks released an enormous cache of documents that it claimed detailed “C.I.A. hacking tools.” Immediately afterward, it posted two startling tweets asserting that “C.I.A.
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march 2017 by gr4yscale
All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace (TV series) - Wikipedia
In the first episode, Curtis traces the effects of Ayn Rand's ideas on American financial markets, particularly via the influence on Alan Greenspan. Ayn Rand was born in Russia and moved to America in 1928. She worked for Cecil B.
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march 2017 by gr4yscale
Like start-ups, most intentional communities fail – why? | Aeon Essays
At 16, Martin Winiecki dropped out of school and left his home in the German city of Dresden to live full-time at Tamera, a 300-acre intentional community in the rolling hills of southwestern Portugal.
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march 2017 by gr4yscale
bluespot.io – Duck Typing
In a well known Chuck Jones cartoon, a female cat, called Penelope, accidentally has a white streak painted along her back. This causes a passing french skunk, called Pepe Le Pew, to mistake her for a female skunk. Hilarity (?) and harrassment follow.
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march 2017 by gr4yscale
Death of Suburbia series overview - Business Insider
Look no further than the suburbs to see how American ideals of success are transforming. People in US suburbs are changing the way they shop, where they eat, and what they want in their homes.
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march 2017 by gr4yscale
Graham King » Facebook’s code quality problem
Facebook has a software quality problem. I’m going to try to convince you with three examples. This is important because it demonstrates the time-honored principle that quality matters. In demonstrates it, as Facebook engineers like to say, at scale.
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march 2017 by gr4yscale
Ask HN: What do you use to align your daily todos with your long term goals? | Hacker News
I'm trying to figure out how a better way to stay on track with my long term (1 year) goals. Does anyone have any recommendations/tools for keeping these daily goals todo list goals in alignment with the big picture?
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march 2017 by gr4yscale
Akademgorodok - Wikipedia
Akademgorodok (Russian: Академгородо́к, English: Academy Town), is a part of the Russian city Novosibirsk, located 20 km south of the city center. It is the educational and scientific centre of Siberia.
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march 2017 by gr4yscale
More Serotonin, Less Motivation? It Depends on the Circumstances – Neuroscience News
Summary: Long term stimulation of the serotonin system makes mice more active, a new study reports. Source: Champalimaud Center for the Unknown.
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february 2017 by gr4yscale
Some Thoughts on Generative Art · inconvergent
According to Wikipedia, generative art is made by a process that has some level of autonomy. The role of the artist is to design or influence this process to some degree. This process can be any number of things, and as such it is not limited to the digital realm.
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february 2017 by gr4yscale
The Computational Foundation of Life | Quanta Magazine
What’s the difference between physics and biology? Take a golf ball and a cannonball and drop them off the Tower of Pisa. The laws of physics allow you to predict their trajectories pretty much as accurately as you could wish for.
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february 2017 by gr4yscale
Position-independent code - Wikipedia
In computing, position-independent code (PIC) or position-independent executable (PIE) is a body of machine code that, being placed somewhere in the primary memory, executes properly regardless of its absolute address.
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february 2017 by gr4yscale
Code generation with CLion | CLion Blog
When you have a brilliant idea in mind, you don’t want to be slowed down by something routine and mundane. Wouldn’t it be great if your IDE got those boring and repetitive tasks out of the way so you could develop at the speed of thought?
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february 2017 by gr4yscale
Smoothed-particle hydrodynamics - Wikipedia
Smoothed-particle hydrodynamics (SPH) is a computational method used for simulating fluid flows. It was developed by Gingold and Monaghan (1977) and Lucy (1977) initially for astrophysical problems.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
Numerical integration - Wikipedia
In numerical analysis, numerical integration constitutes a broad family of algorithms for calculating the numerical value of a definite integral, and by extension, the term is also sometimes used to describe the numerical solution of differential equations.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
Integral - Wikipedia
In mathematics, an integral assigns numbers to functions in a way that can describe displacement, area, volume, and other concepts that arise by combining infinitesimal data. Integration is one of the two main operations of calculus, with its inverse, differentiation, being the other.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
Raymond Smullyan - Wikipedia
Raymond Merrill Smullyan (/ˈsmʌli.ən/; born May 25, 1919)[1] is an American mathematician, concert pianist, logician, Taoist philosopher, and magician. Born in Far Rockaway, New York, his first career was stage magic. He then earned a BSc from the University of Chicago in 1955 and his Ph.D.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
Great Purge - Wikipedia
The Great Purge or the Great Terror (Russian: Большой террор) was a campaign of political repression in the Soviet Union which occurred from 1936 to 1938.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
Marxism–Leninism - Wikipedia
Marxism–Leninism is a term invented by Joseph Stalin,[1] of a promotional nature, being widespread in Soviet propaganda, designed to emphasize a professed adherence to Marxism and Leninism, which is controversial, and to imply a more accurate interpretation of these than other tendencies.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
Bicameralism (psychology) - Wikipedia
"Bicameral mind" redirects here. For the Westworld episode, see The Bicameral Mind. For other uses, see Bicameralism (disambiguation).
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
Sunway TaihuLight - Wikipedia
The Sunway TaihuLight (Chinese: 神威·太湖之光) is a Chinese supercomputer which, as of June 2016[update], is ranked number one in the TOP500 list as the fastest supercomputer in the world,[1][2] with a LINPACK benchmark rating of 93 petaflops.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
Titanic clash over CRISPR patents turns ugly : Nature News & Comment
Geneticist George Church has pioneered methods for sequencing and altering genomes. He has been called a founding father of synthetic biology, and is probably the world’s leading authority on efforts to resurrect the extinct woolly mammoth.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
How the US CRISPR patent probe will play out : Nature News & Comment
There is no shortage of optimism about the scientific potential of CRISPR–Cas9, a technique that can precisely alter the genomes of everything from wheat to elephants. But there is a great deal of confusion over who will benefit financially from its use.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
A New Thermodynamics Theory of the Origin of Life | Quanta Magazine
Why does life exist? Popular hypotheses credit a primordial soup, a bolt of lightning and a colossal stroke of luck. But if a provocative new theory is correct, luck may have little to do with it.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
Illegal prime - Wikipedia
An illegal prime is a prime number that represents information whose possession or distribution is forbidden in some legal jurisdiction. One of the first illegal primes was found in 2001.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
www.nytimes.com
Snap Inc., the parent company of the popular photo-messaging and storytelling app Snapchat, is having a productive autumn.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
Additive color - Wikipedia
Additive color is color created by mixing a number of different light colors, with Red, green, and blue being the primary colors normally used in additive color system.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
HSL and HSV - Wikipedia
HSL and HSV are the two most common cylindrical-coordinate representations of points in an RGB color model. The two representations rearrange the geometry of RGB in an attempt to be more intuitive and perceptually relevant than the cartesian (cube) representation.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
Color mixing - Wikipedia
There are two types of color mixing: Additive and Subtractive. In both cases there are three primary colors, three secondary colors (colors made from 2 of the three primary colors in equal amounts), and one tertiary color made from all three primary colors.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
Debugging Your Operating System: A Lesson In Memory Allocation • Lukasa's Echochamber
Edit: Hello Hacker News! Good you see you again! I don’t want to take away the fun of reading my post digging into memory management, and the joy you’ll have in finding every little mistake I have made.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
What is the force that opposes gravity and prevents objects from collapsing on themselves? - Quora
Electrons and protons can have only one particle in each state. (Two, if you count spin.) That means that the size of the atom is set by the size of the lowest (or lowest few) energy states.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
Does Brain Training Really Increase IQ?
Brain training is big business. From online websites to video games to mobile apps, it seems like there are plenty of ways to give your brain a bit of a boost. But does all this brain training really work? Can it increase your cognitive abilities or your IQ?
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
My Priorities for the Next Four Years - Schneier on Security
Like many, I was surprised and shocked by the election of Donald Trump as president. I believe his ideas, temperament, and inexperience represent a grave threat to our country and world. Suddenly, all the things I had planned to work on seemed trivial in comparison.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Wikipedia
Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein (/ˈvɪtɡənˌstaɪn/;[6]German: [ˈvɪtgənˌʃtaɪn]; 26 April 1889 – 29 April 1951) was an Austrian-British philosopher who worked primarily in logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of language.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
How accurate must the time of launch be for spacecraft on a slingshot path? : askscience
Planetary Sci.How accurate must the time of launch be for spacecraft on a slingshot path? (self.askscience) Since these missions rely on the position of planets in space, what kind of margin of error are we talking about for the time of launch? Would a few hours delay screw the whole thing up?
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
9 questions about Russia you were too embarrassed to ask - Vox
Vladimir Putin and the nation he leads lurked in the background of the 2016 campaign for months and months, perhaps even shaping the outcome of the race. And now Putin’s preferred candidate, Donald Trump, appears ready to embrace him as an ally — a stunning shift in US-Russia policy.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
Ezra Magazine: arXiv spreads scientific advances
Publishing in a scientific journal can be a slow process, so for decades scientists circulated "preprints" of their research papers to a few colleagues. As a young physicist at Los Alamos National Laboratory in the early '90s, Paul Ginsparg, Ph.D.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
Superintelligence: The Idea That Eats Smart People
In 1945, as American physicists were preparing to test the atomic bomb, it occurred to someone to ask if such a test could set the atmosphere on fire. This was a legitimate concern. Nitrogen, which makes up most of the atmosphere, is not energetically stable.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
Make Peace with Your Unlived Life
Tina was at a crossroads. Her daughter had recently left for college, and her husband had his own pursuits. And although she’d once enjoyed banking, she now bore little interest in her work. For some time, she had been asking herself whether she should quit.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
What is it like to have an extremely high IQ? - Quora
When I was in the eighth grade, my English teacher returned my end-of-term paper with the comment "This is an excellent piece, but you should try to rein in your vocabulary. Most of your peers won't be able to understand what you're saying."
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
p-value - Wikipedia
In statistics, the p-value is a function of the observed sample results (a statistic) that is used for testing a statistical hypothesis.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
Why do we feel tired after we sleep for a really long time, instead of waking up fresh? - Quora
sometimes we sleep for really long time assuming we'll wake up fresh. Instead we feel the opposite..I learned about this in Stanford's class, Sleep and Dreams, taught by Dr. Dement (who is hilariously wonderful).Suppose you sleep everyday for 6 hours during a week. Your body adjusts to this.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
The Psychopath Test - Wikipedia
Ronson visits purported psychopaths, as well as psychologists and psychiatrists who have studied them, and meets with Robert Hare, the eponymous author of the 20 part test administered to detect psychopathy.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
www.reddit.com
The term nootropics refers to a wide range of artificial and natural compounds which are thought to enhance cognitive function.
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january 2017 by gr4yscale
Gödel's ontological proof - Wikipedia
Gödel's ontological proof is a formal argument for God's existence by the mathematician Kurt Gödel. It is in a line of development that goes back to Anselm of Canterbury, (1033 - 1109). St.
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december 2016 by gr4yscale
Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus - Wikipedia
The Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (Latin for "Logico-Philosophical Treatise") is the only book-length philosophical work published by the Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein in his lifetime.
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december 2016 by gr4yscale
Georges Bataille - Wikipedia
Georges Albert Maurice Victor Bataille (French: [ʒɔʁʒ batɑj]; 10 September 1897 – 9 July 1962) was a French intellectual and literary figure working in literature, anthropology, philosophy, economy, sociology and history of art.
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december 2016 by gr4yscale
How to convert from HSI to RGB+white. - SaikoLED
This post covers, with example code, how to convert from the HSI colorspace previously mentioned as the best colorspace to use when working with LED lighting to RGB+white colorspace in an optimal way.
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december 2016 by gr4yscale
Programming books you might want to consider reading
There are a lot of “12 CS books every programmer must read” lists floating around out there. That’s nonsense.
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october 2016 by gr4yscale
Bertrand Russell - Wikipedia
Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, OM, FRS[57] (/ˈrʌsəl/; 18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic, political activist and Nobel laureate.
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september 2016 by gr4yscale
Jean Baudrillard - Wikipedia
Jean Baudrillard (French: [ʒɑ̃ bodʁijaʁ];[2] 27 July 1929 – 6 March 2007) was a French sociologist, philosopher, cultural theorist, political commentator, and photographer. His work is frequently associated with postmodernism and specifically post-structuralism.
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september 2016 by gr4yscale
Roland Barthes - Wikipedia
Roland Gérard Barthes (/bɑrt/;[1]French: [ʁɔlɑ̃ baʁt]; 12 November 1915 – 26 March[2] 1980) was a French literary theorist, philosopher, linguist, critic, and semiotician.
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september 2016 by gr4yscale
Alain Badiou - Wikipedia
Alain Badiou Alain Badiou, 2012 Born (1937-01-17) 17 January 1937 (age 79)Rabat, French Morocco Alma mater École Normale Supérieure (BA/MA) Era Contemporary philosophy Region French philosophy School MarxismPost-MarxismContinental philosophy Institutions University of ReimsUniversity of
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september 2016 by gr4yscale
Brexit has put the UK in an impossible position. This Venn diagram explains why. - Vox
Despite last month’s Brexit referendum, Britain still hasn’t formally started the process of withdrawing from the European Union.
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july 2016 by gr4yscale
Ask HN: How do you create productive habits? | Hacker News
Another thing that helped me a lot, although am a software engineer and I write code for a living, I said I'll only use computers, phones and whatsoever while I am at work. When am off work I am completely off tech, including TV.
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july 2016 by gr4yscale
umairhaque.com
Hi. I’m Umair. Here’s my story. Let’s rewind a couple of years.
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july 2016 by gr4yscale
umairhaque.com
In this tiny life, there is big purpose, and there is little purpose. Little purpose transforms the world. Big purpose transforms us. Big purpose is in in all things, and they know it better than you.
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july 2016 by gr4yscale
A Nihilist’s Guide to Meaning | Melting Asphalt
I've never been plagued by the big existential questions. You know, like What's my purpose? or What does it all mean? Growing up I was a very science-minded kid — still am — and from an early age I learned to accept the basic meaninglessness of the universe.
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july 2016 by gr4yscale
Mars Rovers, Comet Landings, and Pluto Pictures Made 2015 a Great Year in Space
With 2015 now behind us, what truly stands out? Other than (alas) holding the record for hottest year in recorded history? Amid a confusion of good, bad, and disturbing news, what I find noteworthy is that 2015 was by far humanity’s best year in space—exploring the universe around us.
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july 2016 by gr4yscale
Machine Money and People Money — What’s The Future of Work? — Medium
At the outset of the Great Depression, John Maynard Keynes penned a remarkable economic prognostication: that despite the ominous storm that was then enfolding the world, mankind was in fact on the brink of solving “the economic problem” — that is, the quest for daily subsistence.
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july 2016 by gr4yscale
Linguistic relativity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Linguistic relativity, also known as Sapir–Whorf hypothesis or Whorfianism, is a concept-paradigm in linguistics and cognitive science that holds that the structure of a language affects its speakers' cognition or world view.
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july 2016 by gr4yscale
The Age of Spiritual Machines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Age of Spiritual Machines is a non-fiction book by inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil about artificial intelligence and the future course of humanity.
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july 2016 by gr4yscale
Learn Difficult Concepts with the ADEPT Method – BetterExplained
After a decade of writing explanations, I’ve simplified the strategy I use to get new concepts to click. Make explanations ADEPT: Use an Analogy, Diagram, Example, Plain-English description, and then a Technical description.
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july 2016 by gr4yscale
CRISPR, the disruptor : Nature News & Comment
Three years ago, Bruce Conklin came across a method that made him change the course of his lab. Conklin, a geneticist at the Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco, California, had been trying to work out how variations in DNA affect various human diseases, but his tools were cumbersome.
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july 2016 by gr4yscale
Holographic principle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The holographic principle is a property of string theories and a supposed property of quantum gravity that states that the description of a volume of space can be thought of as encoded on a boundary to the region—preferably a light-like boundary like a gravitational horizon.
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july 2016 by gr4yscale
Making Audio Reactive Visuals — Airtight Interactive
Here I want to talk about the last method. This can be useful for “Hands Free VJing”, allowing you to sit back and have the visuals automatically sync, or in a video game where you want some part of the visuals to react to the soundtrack. The demos below work in Chrome using Three.
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july 2016 by gr4yscale
Ant colony optimization algorithms - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In computer science and operations research, the ant colony optimization algorithm (ACO) is a probabilistic technique for solving computational problems which can be reduced to finding good paths through graphs.
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july 2016 by gr4yscale
The Secret Life of Plants - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Secret Life of Plants (1973) is a book by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird. The book, which is generally regarded as a pseudoscientific work, discusses the alleged unusual phenomena regarding plants such as plant sentience, as well as alternative philosophy and alternative farming methods.
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july 2016 by gr4yscale
Linear algebra for game developers ~ part 1 - Wolfire Games Blog
When I posted about decals last week, a number of readers commented that they would be interested in posts about linear algebra as it applies to game development.
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july 2016 by gr4yscale
C++ for Games: Performance. Allocations and Data Locality - IT Hare on Soft.ware
[[This is Chapter XIII(a) from “beta” Volume 2 of the upcoming book “Development&Deployment of Multiplayer Online Games”, which is currently being beta-tested.
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july 2016 by gr4yscale
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