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  • The Gladitorial Idiocy of Metacritic: Aggregating Game Developers

    EDIT – Metacritic has now removed developer scores. I don’t want to overstate things, but I take 100% of the credit for this turn of events. Last night I had the debatable pleasure of seeing the first episode of Spartacus: Blood and Sand. This put me into a mild funk…

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  • Once Burned

    Stillness tends to play catch up in my life, usually lurking behind in the wake of the day’s mundane chaos. It isn’t often that a quiet moment forcibly seizes me, ramming other thoughts over the edge. But that happened once tonight, right in the midst of my daily grind. The…

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  • Stupid Interview Questions Everyone Still Asks: Reverse the Words in a String

    EDIT – Called out on my sample implementation not handling whitespace well so I updated the example. Well played Internet, well played. The Question: Can you write a function that reverses the words in a string? In this case “the quick brown fox” becomes “fox brown quick the”. Demonstrate on…

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  • Stupid Interview Questions Everyone Still Asks: C/C++ Volatile and Mutable

    EDIT – 02/13/2011: If you’re getting ready to flame me as part of an elaborate love letter to the keyword volatile read this first. This author does a better job of explaining the point I’m trying to make. I muck it up a bit by trying to be “colorful”. You…

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  • Gamers Whiny Crybabies Because Game Developers Suck at Games

    Long before the proliferation of Internet forums, there was a time when a friend of mine looked at one of my other friends, and then punched that bastard in the face. Why? “Because”, that’s why. Oh certainly he’ll say it was because we was defending the honor of the SNES…

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