The great thing about editorials is that they inspire people — you and me alike — to think about how we feel about the way things “should” be going forward. Over the past two weekends, I’ve published discussions of the future of digital downloads on consoles, generating a great dialogue with readers in the process. This weekend, I’m responding to reader A.M., who posed a series of interesting questions on the all-digital future of games. He writes: I read your piece on VentureBeat titled “going all digital” and totally agree with your points but I have a question to ask you. (Hard one which I am asking myself) Once all platforms have gone digital and games become platform agnostic, what happens to all these developers who switch platforms in order to gain attention because of overpopulated platforms? (If mobile is overpopulated, imagine all platforms coming together) We see that devs switched from PC to Smartphones and back last year. … [Read more...] about What will all-digital gaming mean for developers, especially indies?
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BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureMillennial MoneyOpinionSportsLuxury Newsletter Signup Technology By Mike Luces 04/16/18 AT 9:58 PM There is now more reason to believe that Ubisoft is working on “Watch Dogs 3,” the sequel to the famous action-adventure video game series. Ubisoft’s app assistant, Sam, apparently says the game is in development when asked about it.On Monday, PC Gamer reported about a UbiCentral YouTube video that shows how Ubisoft’s smartphone assistant, named Sam, appears to confirm “Watch Dogs 3.” In the clip, a correspondence between Sam and a player is seen at the 1:27 mark.“Is there gonna be a watch dogs 3?” the user asks. To which, Sam responds: “Watch Dogs 3 is not finished yet, but from the last early build I tried it’s very solid. The Dev team works wonders! Can’t wait or you to try it!”At the 1:51 mark, the user is seen asking Sam about the release date … [Read more...] about ‘Watch Dogs 3’: Ubisoft Assistant Sam Hints At Development Of Game
Candice Reed – Australia’s first baby conceived by in vitro fertilisation (IVF) – is now in her late 30s. Since her birth in Melbourne in 1980 more than 200,000 children have been born here as a result of IVF-type treatments.Around 13,000 babies were born in Australia from related treatments in 2014 alone – roughly one in every 22 children. Despite those figures, and decades of research, IVF still has limited success rates, confounded by age and a multitude of other factors. One of the biggest challenges of the often heartbreaking process is selecting a viable embryo to begin with. At present that is usually done by eye, and based on the good judgement of the embryologist: it’s manual, subjective and imprecise. Could AI do better? An Adelaide company founded earlier this year believes that artificial intelligence could achieve higher success rates than human clinicians in the selection of viable embryos resulting in live births.“IVF is an … [Read more...] about Adelaide start-up using AI to select embryos for IVF
I need to set and test my web-app using Google cloud compute engine. How do I connect to an Instance Using ssh on Ubuntu Linux or Apple OS X based system? By default, you can always connect to an instance using ssh. This is useful so you can manage and configure your instances beyond the basic configuration enabled by gcutil or the REST API. The easiest way to ssh into an instance is to use gcutil command from your local Linux / OS X based systems. The following steps are requiredInstall gcutil/google sdkAuthorize instanceVerify instance statusCreate ssh keysConnect using gcutil or ssh clientStep #1: Install gcutilgcutil runs on UNIX-based operating systems such as Linux and Mac OS X. To use gcutil, you must have Python 2.6.x or 2.7.x installed on your computer. gcutil does not support Python 3.x. Python is installed by default on most Linux distributions and Mac OS X. Open the Terminal and type the following command or to grab gcutil tool visiting this url.Debian / Ubuntu / RHEL / … [Read more...] about SSH Into Google Cloud Compute Engine Instance Using Secure Shell Client
Best Apple Watch apps for 2018 The Apple Watch is onto its third generation now, and the aptly-named Apple Watch 3 is proving pretty popular - so that's why you're probably here checking out the new apps.In fact, it's one of the best smartwatch options out there, and now we're at the third generation it's becoming a particularly accomplished smart option for your wrist.The number one question we hear from new Apple Watch owners is, "what apps should I download first?" To make answering that query easier, we devised a thorough list of the best Apple Watch apps. With the right choices, your new digital timepiece will become so much more.Before you get into that though, remember to head into the Apple Watch main app on your iPhone - that's where you'll see a list of the apps already installed on your phone that can also be transferred to your Watch. If you see any you like the look of here, you'll need to download them to your iPhone first.Make sure you tag the apps you want on your … [Read more...] about Best Apple Watch apps for your smartwatch in 2018