Michelle Cook

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10 Tricks to Make Yourself an Evernote Master

Evernote is well established as the go-to app for organizing just about everything in your life. Whether it's notes for a novel or bookmarks from the …

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Here's how 'Minecraft' creates its gigantic worlds

Have you wondered how <i>Minecraft</i> can produce massive worlds that are still chock-full of little details, like elaborate cliff faces and waterfalls? PBS' <i>Game/Show</i> is more than happy to explain in a new video. As you'll see below, Mojang's game relies on procedural generation, which automatically …

Mark Zuckerberg reveals his one rule for hiring

'It's a pretty good test and it has served me well,' Facebook founder tells audience at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona<p>As the founder of one of the most successful companies on the planet, when <b>Mark Zuckerberg</b> gives job advice it’s a good idea to listen.<p>Speaking at the Mobile World Congress in …

Twitter introduces video embeds for sites

Looks like today is all about Twitter video. First Meerkat got an unexpected user boost and now Twitter is offering a new embed widget for sites.<p>Now Twitter hosted videos can be embedded into sites as easily as a Tweet. Under the same options menu (•••) that you would use to embed a Tweet is the …

Epic makes Unreal Engine 4 free

Unreal Engine 4, the latest version of the game engine developed by Epic Games, is now completely free for anyone to use, the company announced today.<p>Epic originally launched Unreal Engine 4 in March 2014 for "early adopters" with a subscription model, charging $19 per month plus a royalty fee of 5 …

One of gaming's most used engines is now free

<i>Created in Unreal Engine 4</i><p>Game development is expensive. It's not a question of the tools costing too much; game engines like Unity and GameMaker Studio offer free versions, and paid versions aren't far out of reach. That's a recent development, though. When the last generation of game consoles …

Google confirms plans to launch its own mobile service in the 'coming months'

'I think we're at the stage where we need to think of hardware, software, and connectivity together.'<p>Google's Sundar Pichai has essentially confirmed reports that the company will become a wireless provider of sorts in "the coming months." During his appearance at Mobile World Congress today, …

Could Analyzing How Humans Think Make Better Video Games?

Trying to get more players to that unique state of gaming nirvana<p>Recently, on a cold, solitary evening, I decided to reprise one of my teenage pastimes: I played Super Mario 64. At first it was a little different than I remembered—the picture grainier, the music tinnier, my computer keyboard …