5 Games in 5 Minutes

Agile Alliance

Learn 5 games in 5 minutes that help your teams to do just that. . People gamesAgilists strive to help teams work together on small slices, experiment and constantly learn.

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4 Best Game Engines For Making Games


4 Best Game Engines. Do you know why do we need a game engine for developing the games? Well, Designing a game from scratch is really hard. So game engines will help you to save your time, money and effort. Even kids can create a game if they use these game engines.

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A Shell Game

The Daily WTF

When the big banks and brokerages on Wall Street first got the idea that UNIX systems could replace mainframes, one of them decided to take the plunge - Big Bang style. They had hundreds of programmers cranking out as much of the mainframe functionality as they could.

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Show FPS for Steam Games

David Walsh

There’s nothing more frustrating to a top gamer (outside of bugs in a game) than dropped frames in a video game. If you’re playing a competitive multiplayer game like PUBG or Fortnite, where up to 100 people are simultaneously competing, dropped frames can be the difference between ecstasy or a bullet between the eyes. Let me show you how to direct Steam to output the frame rate of a game! Games Quick Tips

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The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

thought processes of employees, they can be game changers for. FROM BASIC BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE REQUIREMENTS TO. SOPHISTICATED PRODUCT DIFFERENTIATORS Do the analytic offerings in your application make you stand out from the crowd? See where.

The Golden Age of x86 Gaming

Coding Horror

The golden age of x86 gaming is well upon us. That's why the future of PC gaming is looking brighter every day. I hate to break this to PS4 enthusiasts, but as big of an upgrade as that is – and it really is – it's still nowhere near enough power to drive modern games at 4k.

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Gaming is Eating Media… and Pokemon is Just the Start

Battery Ventures

Recently, we have noticed an interesting phenomenon in the media world in which online gaming is conquering consumer attention at the cost of other, more-traditional forms of media, like television and the Internet. Put more succinctly, gaming is eating media.

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How much does it cost to make a video game?


How much does it cost to develop a game project? The process of game development is complicated and the cost depends on many factors, the most important being the complexity of the game. There are casual, AAA level and MMO games. […]. It was an issue on the minds of many of our customers as well. Posts

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Playing a Game to Self-assess Your Agility


Teams can play the Agile Self-assessment Game to reflect on their own team interworking and agree upon the next steps for their agile journey. In 2016 I created a game for teams to do Agile Self-assessments. The first version of the game was based on the 42 point test by Kelly Waters, and inspired by the Unofficial Scrum Checklist from Henrik Kniberg and the Team barometer by Jimmy Janlén. Playing the Game. Agile Game Kanban SAFe Scrum Software Methodology

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Deep Learning AI Generates Realistic Game Graphics by Learning from Videos

The New Stack

The video game design industry has evolved immensely since its early, pixellated days: nowadays, games often feature high-end graphics, underpinning immersive worlds that are populated with non-player characters that one can interact with.

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How King Crushes New Product Development using Data-Driven Insights

Speaker: Ian Thompson, Head of Business Intelligence at King, and Zara Wells, Strategic Customer Success Manager at Looker

Product Managers looking to leverage data to make informed product design decisions can learn a lot from renowned gaming company King, maker of Candy Crush and many other games - even if their product has seemingly no overlap with games.

Here's The Programming Game You Never Asked For

Coding Horror

As its creator notes, this is the assembly language programming game you never asked for! I was surprised to discover my co-founder Robin Ward liked TIS-100 so much that he not only played the game (presumably to completion) but wrote a TIS-100 emulator in C.

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The Agile Fluency Game: Now Available!

James Shore

Five years ago, Arlo Belshee and I created a game about agile adoption. The ideas in that game influenced the Agile Fluency™ Model , Arlo's Agile Engineering Fluency map , and the Agile Fluency Diagnostic. We always intended to publish the game more widely, but the time and money required to do professional publishing job was just too much. Every participant will get a professional-produced box set of the game to take home. 01 Mar 2017. James Shore/Blog.

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Virtual Reality Next Game-Changer for Medicine

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

Edgar Sosa was born with a condition called Craniosynostosis where one or more of the sutures in a child’s skull fuses or closes too early. Untreated, it could have hurt his brain development.

How Google’s DeepMind will train its AI inside Unity’s video game worlds


The collaboration between Unity Technologies (which powers games like Monument Valley and Pokémon Go) and DeepMind will run the software at a giant scale to train algorithms in physics-realistic environments–part of a growing trend in […]. Alphabet’s DeepMind is partnering with Unity to accelerate machine learning by building virtual environments to develop and test AI algorithms.

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Script & Style Show: Episode 26: Web Games with ExcaliburJS with Erik Onarheim and Kamran Ayub

David Walsh

Erik Onarheim and Kamran Ayub join the guys to discuss HTML5 games, the Excalibur JavaScript HTML5 game library, the amazing games made with Excalibur, and more JavaScript sorcery.

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Balbix: Breach avoidance gets you ahead of the game


Balbix’s predictive breach risk platform is the industry’s first system to leverage predictive analytics and AI to provide enterprises with a comprehensive and continuous risk and resilience calculation visualized via a searchable and clickable heat map.

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8 open source tools that will lift your OpenAPI game


With the use of APIs on the rise, developer usability is a focal point for many platform architects. But creating a self-service developer portal is no easy task, and the true champions provide support that directly matches the needs of their developers. App Dev & Testing, App Dev, App Dev, Application Programming Interface (API

The Agile Fluency Game: Now Available!

James Shore

Five years ago, Arlo Belshee and I created a game about agile adoption. The ideas in that game influenced the Agile Fluency™ Model , Arlo's Agile Engineering Fluency map , and the Agile Fluency Diagnostic. We always intended to publish the game more widely, but the time and money required to do professional publishing job was just too much. Every participant will get a professional-produced box set of the game to take home. 01 Mar 2017. James Shore/Blog.

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IBM patent uses blockchain to build trust in augmented reality gaming


Blockchain plus AR plus gaming sounds like a win to us! IBM has filed a new patent with the aim of instilling trust in augmented reality (AR) applications when users visit real-world locations. The patent application, no. 20180311572, was published by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) last week. IBM’s document describes a solution which […]. CTO News IBM

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A Cat-and-Mouse Game


“It’s a cat-and-mouse game” said Bob Flores, former CIA chief technology officer and now partner at Cognitio, a US cyber security consultancy. Katie Kennedy. When a company is breached, it is akin to obtaining a disease no one wants and no one wants to admit to having. With reputations and trust on the line, companies are hesitant to broadcast a breach.

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Game Changing Business Software for Your Company


When companies start to grow, they often start to look at upgrading the original software systems that they started out with. Because recent productivity software packages have migrated to the cloud, it can be deceptively easy to convert your users to an online set of services like accounting that you pay a monthly fee for. […].

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Closing the IT and cybersecurity skills gap with programming games

Kacy Zurkus - CSO Online

Earlier this month, I wrote about ThinkFun's new programming game series. Coding intimidates me, but these games—designed for players 8 years old to adults—are actually really fun. My 6-year-old daughter (who received the STEM Barbie for her birthday) joined me in playing Rover Control , the first of the three games. They generously sent me the set so that I could take a stab at them, and I'll admit I was a little nervous. I'm not a coder.

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Mastering 2D Cameras in Unity: A Tutorial for Game Developers


Camera systems are very important in conveying the right atmosphere in video games. When developing games, even 2D ones, advanced cameras should be your tool of choice. In this article, Toptal engineer Mihai Cozma shows us how to build a modular camera system for 2D platform games using some simple components in Unity that can be easily extended to 2.5D or even 3D games

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Correlation between a Gaming Attack and Aircraft Bomb Scare


Sony’s PlayStation Network was forced offline for much of Sunday by a cyber-attack in what appears to be a campaign against several online gaming services. By Katie Kennedy.

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How Leveraging The Internet Of Things for Manufacturing Can Be A Game Changer


Read Maciej Duraj’s article about how the manufacturing sector can leverage the Internet of Things for a greater advantage on Forbes : You may be aware of how tech companies, particularly Amazon, are transforming store shelves worldwide by coming to the digital aspects of their online store with the easy pickup. How literally, shoppers can just […]. CTO Internet of Things News

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Mozilla is joining the Mobile OS game


By Kimberly Kelly. Mozilla’s mobile Firefox OS is up and running! It wasn’t until this past week that rumors about the Firefox OS were confirmed with the release of a new ZTE smartphone.

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Game Change: Three Reasons Why #SonyHack Will Change Security


Game Change. In a field that is still in its infancy — Information Security — the #SonyHack I believe will emerge as a Game Change moment. By Anup Ghosh. Editor’s note: As an advisor to Invincea I closely track not only their capabilities but the context they provide the community. Anup Ghosh, CEO of Invincea published well reasoned context on the Sony Hack at the Invincea blog, it is reposted below for your consideration. – bg. Let’s be honest.

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CIOs Need To Learn To Play HEAD Games

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs need to learn how to use the HEAD decision making technique Image Credit: Ten Aku. As the person with the CIO job you have access to a great deal of information. In fact, some would say that you have access to too much information.

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Unity with MVC: How to Level Up Your Game Development


In this article I’ll relate my experience with the popular Unity game development platform and the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern for game development. In my seven years of development, having wrestled with my fair share of game dev spaghetti, I’ve been achieving great code structure and development speed using this design pattern

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The Three Rules of the DevOps Game


What we need to do now is learn how to play the DevOps game. The game is to move things through the stack in a manner that is responsive, reliable, and sustainable. So these are the three rules of the DevOps game: Be responsive. “Of course we do agile development,” she told me. That’s just table stakes.

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Understanding how Deep Learning learns to play SET®

Cloudera Engineering

In this post I examine how to train a convolutional neural network to recognize playing card images from a game called SET® , explore the structure of the model to get some insight into what it is “seeing”, and present a webcam application that uses the deployed model in a near-realtime setting.

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Improving a Team’s Collective Intelligence. Feedback Please!


Agile Agile Coach Agile games coaching FeedbackIt seems all over nowadays. Teams do it, peers do it, managers do it. Feedback here, feedback there, feedback everywhere. Feedback seems here to stay. Because it makes people stronger. They learn how they behave and how their behaviour affects others. This transparency enables individuals to change and start experimenting with more effective behaviour. […]. The post Improving a Team’s Collective Intelligence. Feedback Please!

The best feature on mobile

I'm Programmer

Programming Funny Images Programming Jokes Feature Mobile Phones frustrating mobile games The best feature on mobileThe post The best feature on mobile appeared first on I'm Programmer.

Helpful Way To Express Your Team´s Feelings in a Team Retrospective

Luis Goncalves

Agile Retrospectives Agile Retrospectives Ideas: Games For Your Next RetrospectiveExpress Yourself is a simple Check-In agile retrospective exercise that aims at visualizing the team´s ideas and helping to gather data early in the team retrospective session. Often it is difficult for people to express their feelings and opinions especially when team members are shy or if there are new team members or even for members with strong personalities.

Algorithm: The Behind The Scenes of Our Lives

Coding Dojo

All Posts Tech Talks algorithm backtracking algorithm boot camp Bootcamp brute force algorithm coding coding dojo computers decrease and conquer algorithm divide and conquer algorithm dojo father of algebra games greedy algorithm instruction learn algorithm machine pattern procedure process programming puzzle recipe set of instructions smart phones tech industry technologyAlmost everything in life is done with a specific pattern.

Nvidia Shield - A Different Take On Android Gaming Consoles


Nvidia sees Shield as Netflix for games, as a comprehensive Gaming-as-a-Service (GaaS) platform. While it's still part of the Android ecosystem, Shield could be bad news for some Android game developers, but it also creates a range of new and exciting opportunities Describing Nvidia Shield as a mere Android console would not do it justice. The console relies heavily on streaming and cloud computing, so it shouldn't not be viewed as another standalone device.

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Taming WebRTC with PeerJS: Making a Simple P2P Web Game


WebRTC has opened doors to all kinds of new peer-to-peer web applications and games that can run in the browser without the need of additional plugins. In this article, Toptal engineer Mahmud Ridwan provides an introductory tutorial to building a simple, peer-to-peer web game using PeerJS However, being a relatively new technology, it still poses some unique challenges to developers.

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The Long Game is Winning in Digital Ecosystems, and Other Global Tech Trends

Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog

Some would argue that Amazon has been doing this anyway, despite being a public company, and reaping enormous rewards in the long game of digital, where increasingly it’s apparent the winners reside.

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Dart, Angular 2, and Polymer Together

I'm Programmer

In this tutorial, you’ll build a simple Tic-Tac-Toe game. board : Typed as a TTTBoard, this property holds an instance of the game model data. currentPlayer : Typically “X” or “O” interfaceEnabled : When the game is over, no more moves should be allowed.

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