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Marching Squares, a Unity C# Tutorial

To be able to edit our map, we have to detect user input. So add a 3D box collider of the appropriate size to VoxelMap when it awakens.<p>We'll check …

Light Table wants to give you coding superpowers

Chris Granger is a computer programmer who thinks programming kinda sucks. It's too complicated and too esoteric and too sprawling. But he hopes that …

As App Store Optimization Heats Up, MobileDevHQ Goes Free, Launches API

A company helping mobile developers optimize their app store listings for better discoverability, MobileDevHQ, is this week making its basic set of tools free for app marketers while branching out further into the enterprise, with the debut of an API. The API will provide the service’s high-end …

Ten things you need to know before visiting Transylvania

Transylvania is best known as the mysterious land of bloodthirsty vampires and howling wolves. Some may think it’s fictional, but this central Romanian region <i>is</i> a real place. And it’s pretty special, too. Bordered to the east by the Carpathian Mountains, ‘the land beyond the forest’ still feels …

Teacher Clicker app review: a tool to make any teacher’s job easier

Introduction<p>Teacher Clicker by Socrative is an education app meant to help teachers engage the entire body of the class while also capturing results. …

Teaching

Labster game offers virtual biotech training

When many students sign on for a degree in biotechnology, they're looking forward to exciting careers solving murders, discovering DNA breakthroughs and inventing cures for diseases. Then, they spend years wading through dreary books. Drop-out rates are high.<p>A new video game, based on a virtual …

Game Programming Patterns

Hey, Game Developer!<p>Do you struggle to make your code hang together into a cohesive whole?<br>• Find it harder to make changes as your codebase grows?<br>• Feel …

Game Programming

Texas Governor Rick Perry Vetoes Equal Pay Bill

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Texas Governor Rick Perry has some bad news for Texas women. On Friday afternoon, the one-time …

House adds rape exception to bill

Rep. Trent Franks’s (R-Ariz.) bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks nationwide now includes an exception for rape and incest after his remarks about rape and pregnancy created an uproar.<p>And it’s not Franks’s bill anymore — or more precisely, he won’t be managing his own bill when it goes to the …

The Year of the Hack

When the White House abruptly announced that President Obama would spend two days with the new Chinese President, Xi Jinping, in the California desert next month, it was a surprise. Why now? Would the Chinese—who have fought bitterly before previous summits to insure as much pomp as possible—forgo …

Why Did Criminals Trust Liberty Reserve?

Liberty Reserve, the alternative-payment network and digital currency that federal prosecutors shut down a couple of days ago, was not, as it described itself, the Internet’s “largest payment processor and money transfer system.” (PayPal, obviously, is much bigger.) But Liberty Reserve was, by all …

'French Kiss' Officially Recognized In France, As 'Galoche' Enters French Dictionary

The French may be known for a certain style of kissing, but the term was never officially recognized in France -- until now.<p>With the release of the 2014 edition of the Le Petit Robert dictionary, "French kiss," meaning to kiss with tongues, has finally entered the French language.<p>When the prominent …

J.C. Penney removes billboard of tea kettle said to resemble Hitler

The kerfuffle over a tea kettle bearing a potential resemblance to Adolf Hitler has reached a boiling point, as J.C. Penney has removed a billboard advertising the product and taken it off its website.<p>A California billboard depicting the Michael Graves-designed kettle for sale at the store was …

Culver City

Chinese State Newspaper Faces Backlash Over 'Dishonest Americans' Articles

China's People Daily is on the defensive after outrage over its "Dishonest Americans" column.<p>The state-run newspaper, with an estimated circulation of around 3 million , has published three stories in the series starting in March, each designed to show a "more objective picture" of how Americans …

Morality

Would You Send Your Kid to the 'Lego School'?

The heir of the Lego fortune is opening the Googleplex of international education.<p>The campus will feature bicycle routes, learning labs, music studios, and playgrounds. And also, yes, lots of Legos. As the school explains of its approach to what it calls "Systematic Creativity,"<p>When the Lego system …

"You are all going to die" Joss Whedon's Wesleyan Commencement Speech

It's not the most comforting thing in the world to have the director known for killing off his characters remind you of your own mortality. But Joss …

Bill Cosby