Four short links: 19 September 2018

Golden Age of Software, Another Better C, Robot String Art, and Automated Game Design

By Nat Torkington
September 19, 2018
  1. Falling in Love with Rust (Bryan Cantrill) — what caught my eye was: I have believed (and continue to believe) that we are living in a Golden Age of software, one that will produce artifacts that will endure for generations.
  2. Kita programming language designed for creating concise, high-performance cross-platform applications. Kit compiles to C, so it’s highly portable; it can be used in addition to or as an alternative to C, and was designed with game development in mind.
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  4. String Art from the Hand of a Robot — NP-hard geometry from the claws of a mighty robot.
  5. Automated Game Design via Conceptual ExpansionIn this paper, we introduce a method for recombining existing games to create new games through a process called conceptual expansion.
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