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October 2010

October Challenge, The Beginning

by Colin Miller, on Android, video games

In a stunning display of continuity, I'm going to be talking about my progress on completing PoV's Challenge. Since it's October, the challenge is in full swing. I've decided to take on this challenge, and it puts a time limit and completion goal in front of me. So to start off, I'd like to discuss a bit about the eventual mechanics of Stat Game. [caption id="attachment_294" align="aligncenter"…



July 2010

Socially Geeky

by Colin Miller, on Comic Con, comics, geeks, SDCC, StarCraft II, video games

I'm pretty confident that any software developer is by nature a geek. If you start writing code without an interest in making computers talk to each other and at least a little passion for logic (and yes, math), then you probably are getting into the wrong profession. So we're geeks, and that's pretty damn niffty. Geeks however, are not all about algorithms and code. Most geeks aren't programmers, but have…