Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Bruce Schneir's 7th Annual Movie Plot Contest

Courtesy Sean P. Anderson
Sadly, my entry for Bruce Schneir's 7th annual movie plot contest is far over the 500 word limit.

Monday, 14 April 2014

Veure Combat

Your Main Character Screen
In my post about the Veure roadmap, I mentioned that combat was one of the features to be added.  I had estimated that it would take about 2 weeks to get done, but my initial merge of the combat code took 35 hours. Not only did I get it done in half the time, it required that I add:
  • Cloning Vats
  • Brigs
  • Sick bays
In short, in just a week, I finished several weeks worth of work. That being said, this is a type of programming that is hard in a different sense from what many developers are used to.

Saturday, 5 April 2014

Marriage in the USA is about genitalia

Brendan Eich
Public Domain Photo
As most people know by now, Brendan Eich stepped down as CEO of Mozilla over controversy regarding his financial support of efforts to deny same sex couples the same marital rights that opposite sex couples have. Many people feel that Eich was treated unfairly. Rather than cover that topic, I want to cover the topic of marriage in the USA (and in most of the Western world). It's a topic that I feel many people have looked at in the wrong light.