Anyone who’s seen the Matrix trillogy simply must read this. Steven Den Beste has taken the movies and come up with an explanation / backstory that untangles all the B.S. and turns the movies into something that make sense. He offers some explanations on why the machines act the way they do. He doesn’t use any symbology or bong-hit existentialist nonsense. He just looks at the behavior of the machines from a coding perspective and comes up with solid justifications for their behavior within the movie. Check it out.
And just for fun. Here’s this:
A video discussing Megatexture technology. Why we needed it, what it was supposed to do, and why it maybe didn't totally work.
The Best of 2017
My picks for what was important, awesome, or worth talking about in 2017.
Even allegedly smart people can make life-changing blunders that seem very, very obvious in retrospect.
Fixing Match 3
For one of the most popular casual games in existence, Match 3 is actually really broken. Until one developer fixed it.
A Lack of Vision and Leadership
People fault EA for being greedy, but their real sin is just how terrible they are at it.