what i've been reading (46)
Video games, board games, blockchain hacking, public domain, solar system proposals
In a sense there's just one mistake that kills startups: not making something users want. If you make something users want, you'll probably be fine, whatever else you do or don't do.
“We’ve got ten months to deliver two games to Sony, and they are cheering over a black triangle? THAT took them nearly a month to develop?”
So, if a single signature in the set is not valid, the relayer will panic, and completely stop its relaying. And, on the next loop, will again pull the invalid signature from the chain stores, panic on its validation, restart, pull the invalid signature from the chain stores… Repeat ad infinitum.
Carnegie himself attended the trial, and later had the chance to examine the infamous promissory notes. “If anybody had seen this paper and then really believed that I had drawn it up and signed it, I could hardly have been flattered,” he said, pointing out errors in spelling and punctuation. “Why, I have not signed a note in the last 30 years.”
The public is aware the bomb is going to explode at one o’clock and there is a clock in the decor. The public can see that it is a quarter to one. In these conditions, the same innocuous conversation becomes fascinating because the public is participating in the scene.
Laminated Float Glass & Cast Concrete
W 200mm x H 500mm x D 150mm (each pillar)
The Sweden Solar System, at a scale of 1:20 million, is the world’s largest scale model of the Solar System, with the Avicii Arena representing the Sun. The Arena was the largest spherical building in the world… until the completion of Sphere in Las Vegas.
You are trapped in an endless underground passageway.
Chineese Zoo Denies its Sun Bears are Humans Dressed in Costumes
So 22° I think is the best monitor orientation for software development. It provides the longest line lengths and no longer need to worry about that pesky 80 column limit.
While this area remains covered, there is No Danger.
[PlayWay’s] business model is centered on quickly creating a bunch of Steam pages for half-baked game concepts. Then they only spend resources developing the ones that get enough of a response.
On January 1, 2024, thousands of copyrighted works from 1928 will enter the US public domain, along with sound recordings from 1923. They will be free for all to copy, share, and build upon. This year’s highlights include Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence and The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht, Buster Keaton’s The Cameraman and Cole Porter’s Let’s Do It, and a trove of sound recordings from 1923.
Lyft Maps reimagined the visual map, removing the distracting clutter of irrelevant stores, restaurants, and nearby destinations so that drivers could focus on the navigation and picking up passengers. They added a photo of the pickup area for drivers awaiting passengers, so they can better navigate unfamiliar streetscapes. They incorporated real-world updates, for example, alerting riders awaiting pickup if their driver is stuck in traffic.
No hole could be larger than two consecutive spaces, no two holes could be diagonally adjacent to each other, and last but not least, there could be no L-shaped holes as doing so would create a catching area that could have made the components more fragile when the cards were slid together.
Japanese sculptor and author Yuka Morii has created a table game inspired by felines’ need to stretch, loaf, and nap in any available spot.
Ernest Hemingway only used 59 exclamation points across his entire collection of works.
Aman lowered his tailhook and Pardo moved behind Aman until the tailhook was against Pardo's windscreen. Aman then shut down both of his J79 jet engines. The push worked, reducing the rate of descent considerably, but the tailhook slipped off the windscreen every 15 to 30 seconds, and each time Pardo had to reposition his plane to do it again.