Christian, programmer, Runescape lover and avid learner.
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How to become a more skilled programmer
I can give you some sure-fire ways to improve yourself as a developer. The goal should be to improve not with extraordinary effort, but with ease. Learning by smartly allocating time is the way to become a skilled developer, without so much trauma.
How to overcome the initial learning curve of OpenGL(C++)
Getting started in Graphics programming is no easy feat. It requires a type of persistence and patience which is rare amongst humans. In addition, the documentation and learning resources are not ordered like in a university course or a Udemy course.
What is "The Mindbody Syndrome"?
The Mindbody Syndrome AKA Tension Myositis Syndrome/TMS is a condition of the body whereby emotions are either creating real injuries or inducing pain from some disorder when the pain should not be there. It is a condition of the body from the connection of the mind to the emotions.
Do I need a college degree to become a programmer?
Do I need a college degree? Technically, no you do not need a college degree to become a software engineer. The most difficult parts of becoming a developer is in two parts; one, getting the skills and two, getting the job.
What is this "Runescape private server"?
The above is a Runescape Classic Emulator called "Open Runescape Classic". It is one of many Runescape private servers or "rsps" for short. There are plenty of versions ranging from 2001, like this one, to 2021 like this one. In fact there is a whole underground world dedicated to recreating our Runescape experience from every year and I am going to tell you all about it.
Should Police Wear Body Cameras?
At the current time, where small cameras can be mass manufactured and weeks of video can be stored on Terabyte hard drives, I believe we should start using technology to bring justice to criminals. Today we should allow it to be done on the municipal level and only in the cities that can afford it. In New York, a program is starting where their police department is aiming to put body cameras on 23,000 police officers. (New York Times, 2017) The New York Times is calling this a very large experiment where we can see technology’s effect on the penal system. The costs for a three year program are estimated to be higher than $70 million dollars.
Summary of Minecraft
Minecraft is a three-dimensional game that uses blocks as the terrain and world. It is the second best selling game with Tetris being the first. In the 3-D world, there are different blocks with different properties that change how you interact with the world. It is also possible to build with blocks and fight bosses that are restricted in movement based on the blocks. The possibilities for creation are vast and the lack of guidance in completing the game is supposed to give players the feeling of greater achievement when they accomplish something.
Show Review: Rick & Morty
The theme of the show is sci-fi/comedy set in the 21st century. Rick, the guy who looks like drunk Einstein, is so smart he has passed modern technology leaving normal people behind but keeping Morty with him as his sidekick. This is shown in the first 30 seconds. It is common to say Rick & Morty is like Back To The Future although there are only a few major similarities.
6 Tips to Become Great at Piano
Want to be great at piano? Use these tips to improve your skill! 1. Plan how much dedication you want. Dedicate yourself to your goals and find unchanging reasons to continue piano. Being good at piano is achieved through consistent persistence at accumulating many skills. The second most important facet to success in piano is a sense of purpose or underlying goal. The first is genetics. To keep something in the long-term it must have an unchanging reason to exist.