Song Meanings Kelly Clarkson - Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) Song Meaning: The song was written by Jörgen Elofsson, Ali Tamposi, David Gamson in September 2010 at the latter’s studio in Long Beach. Tamposi was in a really bad mood as a friend had told her they’d seen him out with another girl and he wasn’t answering her calls. Flappy Bird is proof that no one knows what the audience wants Everyone in the games industry is trying to figure out what "the people" want. The big players in the AAA sector believe the people want military shooters and open-world games full of the old ultra violence. The indie community believes that what people really want is experimental games with heart and a unique visual sensibility. And puzzle platformers. And roguelikes. The mobile and social game companies, like Zynga and King, are of the opinion that people want something inoffensive to click on every now and then, but not too often, unless they’ve got cash to spend.
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100 Years Of Rock Music In Less Than A Minute Keeping up with the endless spawning of new sub-and sub-sub-genres of music can be hard. Just when you catch up with seapunk and witch house, they’re not cool anymore. Everyone’s already moved on to Nintendocore. To help you brush up on how rock music evolved into the many-tentacled beast that it is today, designer Brittany Klontz created an interactive infographic for ConcertHotels.com that maps 100 years of genres in less than a minute. It not only provides the names and birth dates of each style, but also offers sample songs allowing you to finally know what skiffle sounds like. "When you think about it, it's pretty incredible what's happened with music in just the past 50 years and how genres like 'German Electronic Metal' and 'Ska Punk' have developed from common roots," Klontz tells Co.Design.
WebGL Water Loading... Made by Evan Wallace This demo requires a decent graphics card and up-to-date drivers. If you can't run the demo, you can still see it on YouTube. Images in Cinder [Tutorials, Cinder] by @factoryfactory with images by @flight404 Written by Joshua Noble, with images by Robert Hodgin In this little tutorial we’re going to follow a path that starts with a file on the filesystem, say a PNG file, and ends with the image being drawn to the screen using OpenGL. // probably in your App's setup() method gl::Texture texture = loadImage( "image.jpg" ); // and in your App's draw() gl::draw( texture ); Even though that code simply loads and draws an image, there’s actually quite a lot going on behind the scenes.
Pop music quiz: Name these recent Billboard hits by their first second. The first few seconds of a song have to set a tone and hook the listener. In those precious moments when your attention is fresh, you can usually register a song’s mood, grasp its tempo, and perhaps recognize the artist or the song itself. But what about a song’s very first second? Can you guess these 16 recent Billboard hits by just a couple of beats or notes? Let's find out. Take Our Other Pop Quizzes: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s
Ten more games that will make you think about life - StumbleUpon Life, eh? It's all a bit mad really, isn't it? Here we are, the products of millions of years of chance chemical and biological reactions, wandering around on a dying rock as it spins through the vast, indifferent universe with nought but the knowledge of our own inevitable oblivion for company. A sobering thought. And sobering thoughts will sure as sugar turn you to drink. Every Noise at Once deep symphonic black metal progressive uplifting trance vintage french electronic deep indie singer-songwriter
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Music Visualization: Beautiful Tools to ‘See’ Sound Posted: July 26th, 2010 | Author: Manuel Lima | Filed under: Uncategorized | This is an original guest post by Ricardo Nuno Silva for VC Blog. Ricardo is a Portuguese applications developer with a longtime curiosity concerning the impact of digital technologies in everyday life. You can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the last few years many tools and techniques have been developed to help us visualize songs, music and sounds.