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Posts By: Andrzej Marczewski
150 Patents Later, What One Female Inventor Learned About Innovation

By Lisa Seacat DeLuca, IBM Software engineer. Inventor. Mother of toddler twins. Nerd puller of late night coding jags. And, at 32, the most prolific female inventor at IBM with more than 150 patents in areas such as mobile, data, and cloud, to my name. I’m one of the faces of innovation at IBM. One […]

Razer partners with China Telecom for smartband gamifacation

Razer’s smartband could get a big boost through a new Chinese partnership. Gaming in China American gaming hardware maker Razer will partner with China Telecom to connect Razer’s Nabu line of wearables to the Chinese company’s E-Game mobile gaming platform. This move opens a pathway for Razer’s devices into E-Game’s 200 million registered users, 20 […]

Center and crop images with a single line of CSS

It’s simple. Set your image crop dimensions and use this line in your CSS: img {object-fit: cover;} That’s it. No need for unsemantic, wrapping divs or any other nonsense. This technique works great for cropping awkwardly-sized avatar pictures down to squares or circles. Take this wide photo of a bear below for example. Once object-fit: […]

Intel initiative leads to big goal: Doubling of women in game development by 2025

The number of women working in the game industry will double by 2025, if the International Game Developers Association has its way. It’s not a new desire by the association, a group which represents game developers from around the world, but the likelihood of that goal happening is now more possible than it ever was […]

Gamification Is On Track To Take Over Your Classroom

It’s easy to knock computer games as a distraction, but a growing number of educators are seeing the potential in their ability to keep students engaged. The result is a gamification of learning that is on track to become a cornerstone of the classroom. Gaming encourages many of the behaviours we want to see in […]