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The Tech Deck archive for Sept. 2014

MONDAY, SEPT. 29, 2014

What is Destiny's destiny? A review of Bungie's latest

Title: Destiny Genre: First-person “persistent online shooter” Platform Reviewed On: Playstation 4 Developer: Bungie Publisher: Activision Release Date: Sept. 9, 2014 Researchers have established a link between visual cues and chemical responses in certain areas of a gamer's brain. It's these reactions that make us...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 9, 2014

MONDAY, SEPT. 8, 2014

Tabs for the week

Last week was low on tabs, high on action. Check them out. http://www.nwprepsnow.com/almanac/ Most of last week was spent working on NWPrepsNow.com, the collaborative Spokane-area high-school sports site that combine's the SR's text and photos with KHQ/SWX's video coverage. It's a pretty cool site, if...

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'The Last of Us' is art, don't call it a game

Title: The Last of Us: Remastered Genre: Cover-based stealth shooter Platform reviewed on: Playstation 4 Developer: Naughty Dog Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America Release Date: July 29, 2014 Acclaimed film critic Roger Ebert once (in)famously said, “Video games will never be art.” He clarified those...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 2, 2014

Tabs for the week

Last week's tabs development heavy, since it's been crunch time here for a few projects. I'm also posting them late, for the same reasons. Anyway, check 'em out: http://celery.readthedocs.org/en/2.1-archived/configuration.html http://chase-seibert.github.io/blog/2010/07/09/djangocelery-quickstart-or-how-i-learned-to-stop-using-cron-and-love-celery.html http://sebastiandahlgren.se/2012/11/13/using-celery-for-asynchronous-messages-in-django/ Celery is a Python script we use here at the Spokesman to perform various...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 1, 2014

The Tech Deck

Technology stuff, Game reviews, poorly photoshopped images and offbeat humor from the geeks who run spokesman.com and spend too much time on Imgur/Reddit.

Send your nerd stuff to dang@spokesman.com and we might write about it. Or we might poorly photoshop it and mock it mercilessly, as all good nerds are wont.



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