TotalBiscuit - Watch the BBC report and judge for yourself whether or not they did a good job. This video is an attempt to explain Twitch.tv to those who don't understand videogame streaming better than BBC Newsnights feature on the subject, which drew hostility from a great deal of people due to its condescending and misleading approach. Footage used under Fair Use doctrine for educational purposes. Footage credits are as follows. Big Think There are only two events in the universe that defy the laws of physics: black holes and the big bang, and while scientists try to explain them, crucial evidence may be eaten up in the meantime. Christophe Galfard's book is "The Universe in Your Hand A Journey Through Space, Time, and Beyond" ( Read more at BigThink.com:
Five Best Practices for the Flipped Classroom Ok, I'll be honest. I get very nervous when I hear education reformists and politicians tout how "incredible" the flipped-classroom model, or how it will "solve" many of the problems of education. It doesn't solve anything. It is a great first step in reframing the role of the teacher in the classroom. How we Built an iOS game on PC: Part 2/4 Building the Core This series chronicles Catch the Monkey from ideation to sale worldwide in the App Store.You can read other articles in this series here:Part 1: Design & PrototypingPart 3: Balancing & PolishingPart 4: Testing, Release, and Marketing Intro In the first article, we covered how Catch the Monkey started from initial simple concept, to the technology we chose, through the prototyping phase. At the end of prototyping we had a greatly increased design, but despite knowing better, we didn’t document it thoroughly.
Geek & Sundry Welcome to Spellslingers, a show based on the phenomenally popular card game, Magic: The Gathering. Presented by Sean Plott of Day9TV, prepare to experience fun-filled, fast-talking and adrenaline-paced battles that highlight the latest MTG cards. This week's challenger is Greg Miller from IGN! danooct1 The long awaited video of CIH trashing a standalone PC's BIOS and rendering the computer unable to boot. This video comes fourteen years to the day after CIH first unleashed its devastating payload upon the world. When CIH infects files, it checks to see whether there are enough gaps to completely store its code, rather than simply writing its code to the end of the file and increasing file size. If it has enough space, CIH will infect the file without increasing file size.
Charlie Parra del Riego Upload My music and albums!!! Subscription preferences Loading... Working... Coursera.org About the Course Gamification is the application of digital game design techniques to non-game contexts, such as business, education, and social impact challenges. Video games are the dominant entertainment form of modern times because they powerfully motivate behavior. Game mechanics can be applied outside the immersive environments of games themselves, to create engaging experiences as well as assign rewards and recognition.
Kongregate talks about making money from online games Unlike most talks on the subject, Kongregate used real world numbers and lots of them. The idea is simple, if you are making a game for online play, there are several options on how to generate income from it, some of which work better than others. Many work well, others fall flat, and once again, tried and true wisdom doesn’t come close to some of the things Kongregate was seeing. How to Make Your Video Go Viral And, let’s be honest, most of it is cringe-worthy. While the vagaries of taste and timing determine which videos go viral and which YouTube channels develop large and loyal followings, it’s easier to tell which videos will make viewers feel as if they can’t click away fast enough. It boils down to narcissism.