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Posted on 03/24/2014

“You must learn the ways of the wiki, if you’re to come with me to docgen.” – Obi Wan KeLogan In the beginning, a wiki is a wonderful, beautiful, amazing thing. It’s the ideal collaboration: all participants coming together to form a comprehensive and valuable base of community knowledge. A good wiki can unite a […] …read more

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Posted on 03/21/2014

  It’s been 18 years. Boy, what a ride! We started as a game company and Enemy Nations is still one of my proudest achievements. The work involved in getting play that’s enticing, a balance that keeps the user on the edge of frustration, and an implementation that is smooth and beautiful is incredibly difficult. […] …read more

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Posted on 03/06/2014

How to handle time is one of those tricky issues where it is all too easy to get it wrong. So let’s dive in. (Note: We learned these lessons when implementing the scheduling system in Arrow.) Why UTC Sometimes Fails First off, using UTC (also known as Greenwich Mean Time) is many times not the […] …read more

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Posted on 02/05/2014

Georgia Tech Defeats Colorado School of Mines and University of Maryland — College Park in Thrilling Final Round Congrats to the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, a team of students Ben Cousins, Sadra Yazdanbod, Yijie Wang, and Zhongtian Jiang, who took home the coveted glass sailboat trophy this weekend! They beat runner-up Over Developed from Colorado […] …read more

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Posted on 01/31/2014

Competition set for tomorrow at 10 am local time We’re just hours away from the start of the third annual Windward Code Wars. Tomorrow more than 300 students are going to sit down and code. A few will give up, some will find it frustrating, and a number will find it just okay. But the […] …read more

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