The IBM Watson Personality Insights service uses text data to analyze the cognitive and social characteristics of a person. I have to admit that I had some doubts about the accuracy of the service; eventually, I jumped in and was surprised with the result.
Larian Studios is currently having a Kickstarter campaign for its upcoming PC adventure RPG game called Divinity: Original Sin 2. As of the writing of this post, the project is sitting on $1.495 million in crowdfunds and just $5,000 away from its original final stretch goal. Of course to keep the funds coming, Larian Studios has decided to update the stretch goals to include 4 more stretch goals.
Virtual-reality peripherals such as the Oculus Rift or Sony Playstation’s Project Morpheus (now renamed to “Playstation VR”) has been in development for years. However, now we are seeing (and hearing) more about these devices and software that will use them. Take a look at Bandai Namco’s Summer Lesson…
Valgrind is a memory debugging tool available to Linux based machines. It runs your programs and keeps track of memory usage from calls such as malloc or free. If the program uses uninitialized memory or some chunk of memory is not freed, Valgrind will detect it and let you know. Easier debugging is just a few steps away.
One of the founding ideologies of the United States of America is individualism; it is a belief that places value on a person’s individuality. It encourages people to seek out their own desires and commit to bringing their dreams into reality. This all sounds great, but what are the effects of this ideology on interpersonal relationships?
Due to circumstances that I will not go into detail about, I am now using the Linux operating system called Ubuntu. I will be writing posts about commands and other things that I find worthy of noting. For this post, the useful procedure of note is logging in as root in the terminal.