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How Do Game Engines Work?

Game engines are responsible for processing the information used to generate electronic games. Many of the engines are available for free!November 02, 2016Companies constantly boast about their newest game engine. It begs the question: what exactly is a game engine?A game engine lays the software framework to build and create video games.
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The Biggest Hacks and Leaks of 2016 so Far

November 02, 2016 Image Source: Christian Colen 2015 saw a fair share of data breaches, with that, it should come as no surprise that 2016 experienced a slew of hacks and leaks. A data breach is a security incident in which important data is copied, stolen or exposed by an unauthorized user.Hackers, who are generally the culprits responsible for releasing information, use a multitude of methods to steal data.
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10 of the Best Virtual Reality Games for Tech Geeks

Here at Interesting Engineering, our team lives by the ethos of & 34;Work hard and play hard.& 34; How does that relaxation typically manifest itself? Video games. Here& 39;s our list, in no particular order, of existing or upcoming virtual reality games for tech geeks.Brace yourself, as some of these are going to blow your mind (and wallet).
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10 Popular Programming Languages For Expanding Your Opportunities

With each passing year, technology develops rapidly. If you& 39;ve used a smartphone or logged onto a computer in the last few years, you& 39;ve probably noticed it. With this rapid growth, the need for programmers also increases.According to the United States Department of Labor, from 2014 to 2024 the growth rate for software positions will grow 17 percent, which is much faster than any other job.
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DeepBach: The AI System Producing 21st-Century Classics

December 26, 2016Germany composer Johann Sebastian Bach remains a staple in classical music. His illustrious works such as Brandenburg Concertos, the Goldberg variations and Mass B minor remain some of the most powerful pieces ever made. Bach spent over 50 years perfecting his ability to adapt rhythms, forms and textures from styles abroad.
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Top 50 AutoCAD Shortcuts You Need to Know

AutoCAD is one of the most used engineering programs across the world, and it& 39;s likely that you have come in contact with the program sometime in your career.This week, we polled our Q&A Community to discover which programs everyday engineers were using the most. Other than Microsoft Excel, which we already have an extensive shortcuts list about, AutoCAD was next in line.
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Can You Solve This Chess Puzzle That AI Software Can't?

March 19, 2017Back in 1997, Garry Kasparov, a chess grandmaster as the world knows him, was defeated by IBM’s Deep Blue artificial intelligence (AI) computer. It was down hill from there for human chess players all over the world as AI machines began improving at an alarming rate. Image Source: Pixabay Komodo, a chess engine with an Elo rating of 3304 (450 points higher than Kasparov) was next in line to prove that computers are far superior when it comes to head to head chess matches.
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