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Working with Intel® Code Builder for OpenCL™ API on Systems Equipped with Intel® Xeon Phi™ x100 Coprocessor

April 28, 2015 | 0 comments

Due to the recent restructuring in OpenCL™ Technology (see https://software.intel.com/en-us/intel-opencl ), the Intel® Code Builder for OpenCL™ replaces the Intel® SDK for OpenCL™ Applications. For the Intel® Xeon Phi™ x100 coprocessor, that means we need a specific OpenCL™ Runtime and the Code...

Showing code in movies - a minor rant

April 27, 2015 | 4 comments

I went to see the movie "Ex Machina" this past weekend. The plot involves a reclusive search-engine billionaire bringing one of his code drones up to his remote estate/research lab to administer the Turing Test to an Artificial Intelligence (called Ava) that is housed in a robotic body.

Space Apps Challenge SF: Where the Sky Was Not the Limit

April 24, 2015 | 0 comments

On April 10th, 2015, I was fortunate to travel from Hillsboro, Oregon to San Francisco, California especially to take part in the International NASA Space App Challenge hosted at Constant Contact. The challenge was held for two days in 133 cities around the world focusing on 4 themes: Earth, outer...

Let's Play a Game - find bugs in popular open-source projects

April 24, 2015 | 2 comments

Test your C/C++ skills - find bugs in popular open-source projects.

2015 April Hardware Seeding Contest - Submit to win an Iris Pro Laptop!

April 23, 2015 | 3 comments

This month’s hardware seeding contest is for two (2) Cyberpower Zeus Hercules laptops - that means two game devs will walk away with one each!  They come equipped with a 4th Gen Core i7 processor and Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics – our highest end processor for laptops.  It’s actually the same model...

Making Games on a Cross Country Bicycle Trip

April 23, 2015 | 2 comments

(This is a guest post from 2013 Level Up Game Dev Contest winner Greg Lobanov.)

AWS IoT Hack Day with Intel® Edison

April 23, 2015 | 2 comments

This week I was invited to join AWS Solutions Architects and a group of 40 developers at the AWS Pop-up Loft in San Francisco. The goal? Show developers how AWS can be used to power the Internet of Things with Intel technologies (in this case, Intel® Edison).  

Maker Movie and MakerSpace Tour in Phoenix

April 22, 2015 | 0 comments

As part of Phoenix Urban Design Week 2015 activities I attended the local premiere of  "Makers" at Filmbar in downtown Phoenix.  Preceded by a short bike ride, and followed by a short discussion about the local maker community, this was a great way to meet some of the local makers.

The Last Line Effect

April 22, 2015 | 2 comments

I have studied numbers of errors caused by using the Copy-Paste method and can assure you that programmers most often tend to make mistakes in the last fragment of a homogeneous code block. I have never seen this phenomenon described in books on programming, so I decided to write about it myself...