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Machinarium – Amanita Design

Machinarium – Amanita Design
Machinarium is our first full-length adventure game in which players take on the role of a robot who has been exiled to the scrap heap. Players must use logic, collect important items, and solve environmental puzzles to get the robot back into the city of Machinarium so he can rescue his robot-girlfriend, save the head of the city, and defeat the bad guys from the Black Cap Brotherhood. Play Demo Buy This Game PC / Mac / Linux Buy This Game Steam Buy This Game iPad, iPhone and Apple TV Buy This Game Android and ATV Buy This Game Windows Phone Buy This Game W8 & RT Buy This Game PS4, PS3, PS Vita Wallpapers Awards: IGF 2009, Excellence in Visual Art Award Nomination for 13th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards (DICE Awards) Gamasutra, Best Indie Game Of 2009, Best Indie Game Of 2009 PC Gamer, Best Soundtrack of 2009 Wallpapers

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Machinarium Gameplay[edit] A screenshot from Machinarium, demonstrating the hand-drawn backgrounds and the communication of objectives through pictorial thought bubbles. The goal of Machinarium is to solve a series of puzzles and brain teasers. The puzzles are linked together by an overworld consisting of a traditional "point and click" adventure story. Shellac Some of the many different colors of shellac From the time it replaced oil and wax finishes in the 19th century, shellac was one of the dominant wood finishes in the western world until it was largely replaced by nitrocellulose lacquer in the 1920s and 1930s. Etymology[edit] Shellac comes from shell and lac, a calque of French laque en écailles, "lac in thin pieces", later gomme-laque, "gum lac".[1] Most European languages (except Romance ones) have borrowed the word for the substance from English or from the German equivalent Schellack. Production[edit]

The Haskell Road to Logic, Maths and Programming: v. 4 : Kees Doets, Jan van Eijck : 9780954300692 Product description Long ago, when Alexander the Great asked the mathematician Menaechmus for a crash course in geometry, he got the famous reply There is no royal road to mathematics. Where there was no shortcut for Alexander, there is no shortcut for us. Still, the fact that we have access to computers and mature programming languages means that there are avenues for us that were denied to the kings and emperors of yore. Programming in Haskell : Graham Hutton : 9780521692694 Review quote 'The best introduction to Haskell available. There are many paths towards becoming comfortable and competent with the language but I think studying this book is the quickest path. I urge readers of this magazine to recommend Programming in Haskell to anyone who has been thinking about learning the language.' Duncan Coutts, Monad Reader 'Two groups of people must consider this book.

China may be exporting its toxic debt problems too As China’s economy has slowed and property markets dropped, there has been plenty of concern about the massive debts incurred by state-run and private companies. Now there are signs that companies large and small are looking abroad to borrow enough money to stay afloat. The latest quarterly report from the Bank for International Settlements, which collates data from 60 central banks, shows cross-border bank lending to China jumped 47% to $1.1 trillion in the second quarter, compared with a year earlier. Cross-border lending to China has increased more than five-fold since the 2008 financial crisis ended, making China by far the most indebted emerging market on an absolute basis, and the seventh-most indebted country as a percentage of GDP. BIS does not track lending from Latin American or Russian banks, so these figures may be smaller than the actual loans outstanding. The rise in cross-border lending means that bad loans in China aren’t just a problem for Chinese banks.

Old Tech: Parser Drill Creates Holes in Any Shape When recently ogling some antique pocket knives at a local flea market, I noticed the inlaid shield in the handle. I remember thinking, “Given how many of these things were made, there’s no way they carved each one of these inlays by hand.” As it turns out, I was right! Before the CNC milling machine, before the electric rotary tool, and before the router, there was the parser drill. Capable of drilling a hole in just about any shape (including ones with sharp corners), the parser drill is a perfect example of the quirky ingenuity of craftspeople from the past. Top 10 Free Wireless Network hacking tools for ethical hackers and businesses There are lots of free tools available online to get easy access to the WiFi networks intended to help the network admins and the programmers working on the WiFi systems and we at Team Techworm have picked the top 10 of those for ethical hackers, programmers and businessmen. Internet is now a basic requirement be it office or home as it is majorly used in smartphones besides computer. Most of the times people prefer to use wireless network LAN which is much easier and cost effective. It has been observed that the neighborhood WiFi hot-spots are visible on user’s device however one can get access to the same only by cracking password with the sole purpose of using free internet. Also in case of big firms where all the employees are connected through a wireless network admin might want to keep a check on the network traffic and hence even they need tools to crack the network. Vulnerability in the wireless LAN is majorly due to poor configuration and poor encryption.

Top 5 open source frameworks for developers Software has been eating the world for far longer than four years. But developers think of software a little differently. Insofar as we're solving real-world problems, we're not thinking mainly of the metal. And as the problems get bigger and the solutions more complex, pragmatic (and not-too-leaky) abstractions become more important than ever. The upshot: From a productivity-oriented developer's point of view, frameworks are eating the world.

Improve tech skills while contributing to open source projects Although some people think open source projects only need programmers—and experienced ones, at that— open source project needs go beyond the ability to write code. They also require testing, technical support, documentation, marketing, and more. And contributing to projects also is a great way to improve technical skills and connect with people who share similar interests. One barrier to participating in open source projects is not knowing how to join and get started.

Free Hardware and Free Hardware Designs by Richard M. Stallman Most of this article was published in two parts in in March 2015: To what extent do the ideas of free software extend to hardware? Is it a moral obligation to make our hardware designs free, just as it is to make our software free?