Dream Diary

Harry Potter and the Douchebag at the Google Interview

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 interv...

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    Day 150 [DONE]: Mission Accomplished!

    by Cory on September 17, 2018

    On Friday, I ate home grown tomatoes of all three varieties. I started all this gardening hoohah to answer one very simple question. What the eff do these tomatoes taste like? That douchy guy in the Doritos flavoring book made such a big deal out ...

  • Game Programming

    Swept AABB Collision Detection Illuminated

    by Cory on September 15, 2018

    I think I finally fucking figured it out. I've been using these two website guides for the "swept AABB" collision detection algorithm and I couldn't figure out why it wasn't completely right.

    1. Gamedev.net Swept AABB Collision Detection and Resp...

  • Game Programming

    Working Out Collision Detection

    by Cory on September 15, 2018

    I've implemented the "regular" AABB collision detection, which is basically just seeing if two squares overlap. According to the internet, this algorithm isn't good when things start moving because you can get a tunneling effect.

    I also spent a c...

  • Cory's Hobo Garden

    Day 140: Tea Fertilizer

    by Cory on September 6, 2018

    I forgot to metnion something I noticed like two weeks ago.

    In the bucket with the big garden treasure and the watermelon plants, one of them (I think the tomato) sent a root up through the white tack I put in my olla and started growing roots ...

  • Cory's Hobo Garden

    Day 136: I Eated It

    by Cory on September 2, 2018

    I picked two garden gem tomatoes on Friday. The first one was from garden gem 1. It's the first "properly" shaped tomato with no surface blemishes on it.

    Apparently normal garden gems should be bigger than this.

    Also, you know garden gem 0? ...

  • Cory's Hobo Garden

    Day 132: Homeless Mike Returns

    by Cory on August 29, 2018

    I don't actually have a plant update today, but I met homeless mike again. (Hilariously enough, I got the picture above by googling "homeless mike" and the results that came up look almost exactly like him)

    He had a flat tire and came walking up ...

  • Game Programming

    Need Some Physics Up In Here

    by Cory on August 28, 2018

    I added Velocity and Acceleration components to the MegamanScene. I also put in a PhysicsSystem to do collision detection, but everything's all wrong. This is way harder than I thought it was.

    So what I have so far is pretty crap right now. The...

  • Cory's Hobo Garden

    Day 130: Not Stolen Yet

    by Cory on August 27, 2018

    Well, whoever it was who stole the bucket hasn't come back. Not yet at least.

    It's been about 10 degrees colder than usual for the past few weeks and I think it might be because of the smog from the california wildfires. This isn't really good fo...

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