2017 09 Meeting

Premeeting asides

  • ST:Arena
  • Dangerman
  • Xenosaga
  • I Spy
  • Man from Uncle
  • Nintendo Switch
  • video game commercials
  • child actors
  • tree forts
  • replicators
  • moving furniture
  • earl grey hot
  • golf

Robust first demo

http://trurl.inaimathi.ca

  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Cyberiad
  • https://github.com/inaimathi/trurl
  • https://www.youtube.com/user/DaveAckley
  • http://www.cs.unm.edu/~ackley/
  • GA144
  • FONC/OMETA/VSRI
  • cost model
  • occupant/substrate semantics

SAND

  • sand is a precious commodity: https://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/23/opinion/the-worlds-disappearing-sand.html
  • machines for making sand from rocks?
  • parrot fish poop 800 pounds of sand each
  • parrot fish + coral + seawater + dissolved rocks = robust first sand generation machine?

LOVE2D

  • visual novel with meta functions
  • Ren’Py
  • Simple DirectMedia Layer
  • reader’s play
  • Stross -> Scrivener -> Orgmode