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春节推片:《虚拟革命 The Virtual Revolution》 | 极客公园

在 2011 年极客公园「音乐的社交变革」这期线下活动,我第一次接触到了《虚拟革命 The Virtual Revolution》这部纪录片,在此后数年中,我多次把它推荐给那些真正想要了解互联网的朋友们。<p>与时下那些鼓吹互联网改变一切的媒体不同,它提供的宝贵思考是:从不同角度看,互联网对世界产生的影响 …

Are You Using These 15 Cutting-Edge Tools And Platforms To Build Websites?

Only you know the answer to that question. A healthy web design practice requires that you use the resources that personally do it for you. You need …

Web Design

Sublime Text Power User

Time is a huge factor in staying productive. Your editor is the one tool you spend most of yours in and you should invest in optimizing your workflow …

Web Development

Google 一直想解決 Android 碎片化問題,但看起來是越搞越糟

Android 碎片化 問題,或者是說好聽點, Android 設備的 <b>多樣性</b> 一直以來都在困擾著 Android 開發者。 從 Android 面世至今已有多年,這一問題依然存在,那麼現在 Android 設備碎片化的情況到底怎麼樣了呢?<p>最近,數據新創公司 OpenSignal 在調查了 68200 …

<b>不要被“用户量大”和“山寨”遮住了眼睛,腾讯背后有太多可以学习的东西。</b><br>腾讯在游戏界的成功,绝不仅仅是因为用户量大那么简单,也不是依靠山寨的手段这么容易。在我们看到的“大用户量”和“山寨”的背后,腾讯有很多值得每个IT人、每个游戏人学习的闪光点。<p><b>1.不断打磨,量变产生质变</b><br>腾讯的很多游戏一开始上线的时候,给人的感觉都是“呵呵”级别的品质。<br>DNF一开始是一款用金山游侠就能作弊的游戏,穿越火线刚出的时候让人感觉就是个垃圾版的CS,QQ飞车出炉的时候被跑跑的玩家吐槽到死。<br>但是后来呢?<br>DNF横扫了几乎所有游戏,一时间网吧中几乎全都是在玩DNF的人,长期位居17173、新浪等网游排行榜首位。今日,DNF仍在 …

How To Create Your Own Custom URL Shortener

<b>Updated with new information in August 2014</b><p>If you follow TNW on social media sites like Twitter, Google+ or Facebook, you’ll have noticed that rather than use the full, ugly ol’ URL found in the address bar, we use a nice friendly shortened one like tnw.to/c0buZ. If you don’t follow us in these …

Monetization Stack

<b>The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community.<br>The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of</b> …

17 jQuery Plugins that will Make your Life Easier

1°<p>jQuery plugins are life savers, specially when they help you on the task of adding cool functionality to your website. Thanks to the super engaged …

Duolingo Updates Its iOS App With A Gamified Virtual Store

Free language learning platform Duolingo has launched an updated version of its iOS app today, introducing a virtual store and a language coach, as it seeks to further engage its users and keep them using the app.<p>The virtual store features additions to help further engage Duolingo users by letting …

1Password for Mac updated with a new layout option, improved search, custom password fields, and more

1Password for Mac, the popular password management app that we love here at <i>9to5Mac</i>, has been updated to version 4.1 with a huge list of improvements, fixes, and additions. The first of these new additions is a new multi-column display mode with customizable column sizes.<p>One of the key changes to …

FileAPI - Everything You Need To Work With Files Using JavaScript

FileAPI – Everything You Need To Work With Files Using JavaScript<p>0°<p><b>FileAPI</b> is a huge set of JavaScript tools for almost anything related to working …

Glyphs - A Free Set Of 150 Slick PSD Icons

Glyphs – A Free Set Of 150 Slick PSD Icons<p>0°<p><b>Glyphs</b> is a set of high-quality and <b>free icons</b> that is designed to be plain and flat.<p>There are <b>150 items</b> in …

Duetto: a C++ compiler for the Web going beyond emscripten and node.js

Today Lean­ing Tech­nolo­gies Ltd. releases <b>duetto</b>, a com­piler designed to develop inte­grated (back­end and fron­tend) web appli­ca­tions in C++. …

The definitive guide to setting up a new mac for development

Whether you bought a new mac, got one at your new job, or just doing a fresh set-up with the newly released OSX version, it can be a pain!The last …

Google announces uProxy: internet censorship avoidance in a browser extension

At its Ideas Summit in New York, Google revealed Uproxy: a service that aims to change the way people around the globe use the internet. A browser extension for Chrome and Firefox, uProxy can bypass restrictive firewalls that hinder users from accessing vital (and trivial) information online by …

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CoolaData raises $7.4M for Google-Cloud-based analytic platform

CoolaData, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based startup, has raised a $7.4 million series A round for its behavioral analytics service that’s built entirely atop …

Great tabletop games for video gamers: Boss Monster: The Dungeon-Building Card Game

<i>This new, ongoing series covers tabletop board or card games that video gamers should dig. Check here for more.</i><p>Boss Monster: The Dungeon-Building Card Game<p><b>Video games that Boss Monster reminds us of:</b> Dungeon Keeper, (Tecmo’s) Deception/Trapt, What Did I Do to Deserve This, My Lord?/No Heroes …

Pitch Deck Template

Time saving<p>Most of the work is done, just fill this pitch deck with your data.<p>Flat design<p>Elegant, simple, eye-catching and modern creative …

Web Design

Dopamine and games – Liking, learning, or wanting to play?

<b>The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community.<br>The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of</b> …

Bosca Ceoil

<b>UPDATE: This blog post is for an old version of Bosca Ceoil, and is out of date! Bosca Ceoil v2.0 is available from here: boscaceoil.net</b><p>I made a …

What Age of Empires Online says about Steam's impact on free-to-play games

Microsoft's attempt to reinvigorate its aging <i>Age of Empires</i> game franchise most recently resulted in a free-to-play game distributed on the company's (now shuttered) Games for Windows Live service. The game, <i>Age of Empires Online</i>, launched as a free title with two civilizations available to play as; …

Opinion: iOS is destined to become a hardcore platform

In two years, mobile and tablet games will be predominantly hardcore. I understand why you might be skeptical: You, a hardcore gamer who just so happens to own a mobile device, have been hurt before. Trust me, I feel the pain of investing your time, money and enthusiasm time and time again on the …

Android developer revenue closing in on iOS

iOS is often touted as the more lucrative platform for developers to sell their apps on, and it’s an all too often sight to see an application launch on Apple’s Appstore before it reaches Google’s Play Store.<p>However, research conducted for VisionMobile’s recent Developer Economics survey, which …

Apps

iPhone loses market share in Europe as Android surges

Apple lost market share to Android in Western Europe, according to market researcher IDC.<p>Market trends in Western Europe are not looking good for Apple's iPhone. "Apple's iOS continues to lose ground as market share declined to 20% from 25% in 1Q12 [first quarter 2012]," IDC said Tuesday.<p>Android, …

Samsung Galaxy

Netflix open sources its Hadoop manager for AWS

Netflix runs a lot of Hadoop jobs on the Amazon Web Services cloud computing platform, and on Friday the video-streaming leader open sourced its …

Real-time Analytics Mixpanel Adds Multi-Dimensional Data Segmentation

Web and app analytics platform Mixpanel released today an update to its service that now features improved data segmentation. With this, users are able to run reports based on multiple factors to really understand who their customers are and how they’re interacting with the product.<p>Founded by …