Inventing the Quaternions, Part 1: A Wizard Did It

When learning some mathematics, there are two main types of magic. The first kind is when you are presented with a fact, theorem, result–it may be surprising or mundane–but you do not yet have the means to prove it. For example, you might have just learned about complex numbers, and I might assure you that … Continue reading Inventing the Quaternions, Part 1: A Wizard Did It

From Game Dev to Lame Dev

I've played lots of games, but I hesitate to call myself a 'gamer' since I've never owned any consoles and barely played any PC games. What I am talking about is simply online flash games, mostly in my childhood. Despite their high quality, I wonder if there is an air of illegitimacy about it, which … Continue reading From Game Dev to Lame Dev