Michael Walstrom

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How to create a simple 2D platformer for Android in Unity – Part one

My wife playing the simple platformer. She immediately worked out how to break it…<p>If you’re at all interested in developing video games then you should definitely check out Unity. Unity is a 2D and 3D game engine as well as an IDE and builder tool that makes it possible to make professional caliber …

Game Development

Understanding The CSS Property Value Syntax

The <i>World Wide Web Consortium</i> uses a particular syntax to define the possible values that can be used for all CSS properties. You may have seen this …

Web Design

How not to talk to someone with anxiety

As part of mental health awareness week, we asked people with anxiety to explain the most and least helpful things to say<p>In the UK a third of Britons now experience an anxiety disorder at some stage in their life. But, despite its growth, how well do we really understand it?<p>As part of mental health …

Don’t Knock (Over) the Dread Roleplaying Game

You might have noticed a rather odd and unnerving game played on <i>Tabletop</i> Season 3. Something like a roleplaying game, but with a rickety spire of …

RPGs

10 Nerd-Gasmic Life Hacks

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Life hacks are defined as uncommon tips and tricks to do something better or faster. I’m a nerdy geek when it comes to figuring out how to hack my life. I used different life hacks while in prison (6 Prison Life Hacks That Will Maximize …

Lifehacks

Body Language and Emotional Intelligence are Overrated. Here's What Really Matters

Shrugs, eye rolls, getting a vibe, reading the clues. All important. This is even more important.<p>The clerk used a word I won't repeat here.<p>I was buying a pair of jeans, and I will admit it was a chaotic day in the store. I had a credit card I've used way to often, and the magnetic strip is a bit …

How state politicians are quietly working to steal the US presidential election

In early May 2016, the Missouri state legislature submitted a bill to the governor requiring that citizens must show photo ID in order to vote. Democrats staged an all-night filibuster opposing the measure, noting that it could potentially disenfranchise over 220,000 voters who who lack proper ID. …

Government

8 Bad Habits That Destroy Your Creativity

To live a creative life, you must be able to destroy your habits that are killing your creativity.<p>If you think some people are born creative and you're not one of them, think again.<p>What makes some people more creative than others is that they nurture their creativity. In fact, experts say that …

Comic Books and Graphic Novels Worth Reading — Tools and Toys

Thanks to the mega-success of superhero movies over the past decade or so (especially those from the Marvel Cinematic Universe), it’s safe to say …

Graphic Novels

Master Decryption Key Released for TeslaCrypt Ransomware

The criminals behind the TeslaCrypt ransomware have closed up shop and publicly released the master decryption key that unlocks files encrypted by …

Ransomware

What is Linux?

What is Linux? It means different things to different people, from the purist who considers it to be the kernel, to the GNU advocate who sees it as a …

How to learn the R programming language to secure this hot finance job

Data scientists are the darlings of the financial services industry. Hedge funds, asset managers, investment banks and quant funds are all competing …

Relax, You're Not in Control

I have spent so much of my life berating myself for making poor decisions, yet it has never helped me to avoid repeating the same mistakes. Usually, self-criticism just leaves me more stressed and unhappy. Eventually, I learned through mindfulness meditation how to take a deeper look at who is …

Adobe debuts Spark, a suite of mobile and web tools that lets anyone create visual content

Adobe this morning launched a new suite of apps called Adobe Spark, which allow both web and mobile users to create and share visual content – like posts for social media, graphics, web stories, and animated videos. On mobile, the Spark collection is effectively an upgrade and rebranding of a trio …

Google updates Firebase to be a complete solution for building and maintaining apps

At yesterday’s I/O keynote, Firebase received the most enthusiastic applaud from the crowd of developers. Purchased two years ago, Firebase is a cloud backend service that does the heavy lifting of managing an app’s data. Firebase is now a complete solution for building and maintaining an app on …

Apps

The Complete Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit | Popular Science Shop

<b>Raspberry Pi 3</b><p>Learn to Code & Build Programs with this Family-Friendly CPU Designed by Leading Computer Science Educators<p>Raspberry Pi is a compact computer developed by leading computer science educators to help people of all ages explore computing and learn how to program. Simply plug it into a …

Raspberry Pi