Following curiosity instead of providing value is not virtue.
A dear friend asked me how to tune the interview and job posting to target the best person for the job. Bad jobs often start with bad job postings. Let's unpack that a bit.
Learnings from setting up MAAS, plus steps on how to configure bare metal servers to network boot RancherOS.
The object is to drive the servers entirely remotely and let them function as throwaway devices, kind of like a homebrew AWS cloud. I am a huge fan of portable solutions, so the brain of the configuration wil live in a Docker container.
How to get get something running on Kubernetes in five minutes or less, quickly and easily.
Gambling has figured out that the secret to motivation is reducing the failure cases to weak successes. Education has not.
Basic steps to get Linux running as a practically native Windows system.
A conversation with a school teacher turns a mild-mannered game developer into an intragroup dynamics philosopher.
Pontificating about the art world having developed universal phrases and lingo to impart understanding, but software really hasn't.
I have found that not only is it hard to do many things proficiently, sometimes all you have to do is one thing really, really well.
Brief advice on how to help your chances of success running an independent game studio, from a veteran developer and studio head.
Actually, it was just the first chapter in the Game Engine Gems 1 book, but I think it was a rare, almost imperceptibly impactful article.
There are a surprising number of dead ends with Docker + Mac. Here's what I've run across, hopefully it'll help someone.