I think this is pretty common knowledge by now but plenty of kids are taught to go to a... (Read More)
by Cory on February 15, 2019
Ok, it's time for a small detour! I'm getting burnt out trying to make a game engine. I might be sinking too much effort into it for this to be worth it. I think it's time to refresh myself with a bunch of different side projects before banging my...
by Cory on February 9, 2019
A few months ago I decided to go back to therapy and I was telling the new therapist about myself and I got into a whole bunch of anecdotes about how I hated being a kid. I actually ended up thinking a lot of them were pretty amusing in a Diary-of...
by Cory on January 10, 2019
I just put in a move tool that will let me select existing tiles and then drag them around to reposition them. I had to restructure the tile editor code to allow for swapping out mouse behavior. Check it out yo:
It took waaaaaay longer than I t...
by Cory on December 25, 2018
Progress is once again slow.
I actually spent a few weeks refactoring my scene graph, making it go faster, and fixing memory leaks/slowdowns. I made the scenegraph it's own structure instead of a "Spatial" component because the ECS system is too ...
by Cory on November 19, 2018
I spent the last two weeks upgrading Slacker Paradise! I realized that I wanted a new feature where I could queue up "Highlight of the Day" links and have it update the front page about every day. Up until now, I've been keeping a backlog of links...
by Cory on November 17, 2018
I just had the fucking weirdest dream. It started out where I was in the middle of interviewing for Google.
I was in an orientation room with a whole bunch of people and a small group of employees were giving a presentation about interview tips. ...
by Cory on October 31, 2018
I'M SO FUCKIN MAD!!! >:(
Work is shitty this week and I got into a fight when biking home because some guy passed me so close he almost side swiped me. Anyway that has nothing to do with game programming. I need to fucking quit my job. >:(...
by Cory on October 23, 2018
I finished the arc this weekend. I did all that modification to the BuilderScene to load and save stuff to text files. I added in a Tilemap in MegamanScene and deserialize it. I also pasted a scaled background picture to give it some atmosphere....
Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
I didn't know that Theranos was so fucking crazy. Just from casually listening to the news I thought it was just some girl who bit off more than she could chew and then started lying. No, this is the Final Fantasy 7 house of silicon valley start ups. I was captivated by this guys book the whole way through. I thought 350 pages would be long but it flew by. Also the stereotype pairing of young girl engineer and creepy piece.of shit incompetent old guy is really common in Silicon Valley. It's the worst. I need to get out of here.
Added on January 20, 2019 3:54 AM★
12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos
This book is life anecdotes backed up with psychology for how to become an enlightened person. He also really likes the Bible. (Belief not necessary to enjoy the book). I think he has some interesting points but I disagree on a couple things, for instance when he says it's completely unreasonable to not want to have kids or that "striving the maximum good for most people" is specific enough to let you figure out what you should do in a day. I learned a lot of cool things about lobsters though.
Added on January 7, 2019 6:42 AM
Flowers for Algernon
Wow this is a really sad book. I never had to read this for school but I'm glad I read it now.
Added on November 22, 2018 1:17 AM★
Small Business For Dummies
I found this on a table at work and it was from 1998 which is funny because computers and the internet were super new back then. This is an overview for someone who has no clue how to start a business
Added on November 20, 2018 2:25 AM
Web Client Programming with Perl
This is a basic and outdated book but it's good for learning about perl and html request interactions. It's another textbook though so that was kind of boring to read.
Added on August 4, 2018 1:26 AM