Category: Apps & Software


How Do Game Engines Work? Apps & Software

How Do Game Engines Work?

Game engines are responsible for processing the information used to generate electronic games. Many of the engines are available for free!November 02, 2016Companies constantly boast about their newest game engine. It begs the question: what exactly is a game engine?A game engine lays the software framework to build and create video games.

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The Biggest Hacks and Leaks of 2016 so Far Apps & Software

The Biggest Hacks and Leaks of 2016 so Far

November 02, 2016 Image Source: Christian Colen 2015 saw a fair share of data breaches, with that, it should come as no surprise that 2016 experienced a slew of hacks and leaks. A data breach is a security incident in which important data is copied, stolen or exposed by an unauthorized user.Hackers, who are generally the culprits responsible for releasing information, use a multitude of methods to steal data.

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10 of the Best Virtual Reality Games for Tech Geeks Apps & Software

10 of the Best Virtual Reality Games for Tech Geeks

Here at Interesting Engineering, our team lives by the ethos of & 34;Work hard and play hard.& 34; How does that relaxation typically manifest itself? Video games. Here& 39;s our list, in no particular order, of existing or upcoming virtual reality games for tech geeks.Brace yourself, as some of these are going to blow your mind (and wallet).

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10 Popular Programming Languages For Expanding Your Opportunities Apps & Software

10 Popular Programming Languages For Expanding Your Opportunities

With each passing year, technology develops rapidly. If you& 39;ve used a smartphone or logged onto a computer in the last few years, you& 39;ve probably noticed it. With this rapid growth, the need for programmers also increases.According to the United States Department of Labor, from 2014 to 2024 the growth rate for software positions will grow 17 percent, which is much faster than any other job.

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DeepBach: The AI System Producing 21st-Century Classics Apps & Software

DeepBach: The AI System Producing 21st-Century Classics

December 26, 2016Germany composer Johann Sebastian Bach remains a staple in classical music. His illustrious works such as Brandenburg Concertos, the Goldberg variations and Mass B minor remain some of the most powerful pieces ever made. Bach spent over 50 years perfecting his ability to adapt rhythms, forms and textures from styles abroad.

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You Can Find Out the True Size of Any Country With This New App Apps & Software

You Can Find Out the True Size of Any Country With This New App

January 06, 2017Ever wanted to see how big a country really is compared to another? Well, now you can find out with an app called & 34;The True Size Of...& 34;.Here is how:The app allows you to drag countries into different locations around the world. This helps you to compare their size by placing one country over another.

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IntelliCare: An App Suite Designed to Get Rid of Anxiety and Depression Apps & Software

IntelliCare: An App Suite Designed to Get Rid of Anxiety and Depression

January 08, 2017In a recent article by Interesting Engineering, we discussed the link between social media and depression. The article investigated a study done by the University of Pittsburgh which found that the more social media platforms one spends time swiping through, the more prone to depression that individual becomes.

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You Can Access Google's Records of Everything You Do on the Internet Apps & Software

You Can Access Google's Records of Everything You Do on the Internet

February 16, 2017Every year, over 3 billion people access the internet for various purposes. To this day, the Internet comprises the largest bank of knowledge of peoples& 39; everyday activities. Its contents can be explored almost everywhere around the world almost every day of the year. About 80 percent of those people use Google as their search engine.

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Top 50 AutoCAD Shortcuts You Need to Know Apps & Software

Top 50 AutoCAD Shortcuts You Need to Know

AutoCAD is one of the most used engineering programs across the world, and it& 39;s likely that you have come in contact with the program sometime in your career.This week, we polled our Q&A Community to discover which programs everyday engineers were using the most. Other than Microsoft Excel, which we already have an extensive shortcuts list about, AutoCAD was next in line.

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Can You Solve This Chess Puzzle That AI Software Can't? Apps & Software

Can You Solve This Chess Puzzle That AI Software Can't?

March 19, 2017Back in 1997, Garry Kasparov, a chess grandmaster as the world knows him, was defeated by IBM’s Deep Blue artificial intelligence (AI) computer. It was down hill from there for human chess players all over the world as AI machines began improving at an alarming rate. Image Source: Pixabay Komodo, a chess engine with an Elo rating of 3304 (450 points higher than Kasparov) was next in line to prove that computers are far superior when it comes to head to head chess matches.

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'Map-Eater' Ms.Pac-Man Takes Over Google Maps for April Fools' Day Apps & Software

'Map-Eater' Ms.Pac-Man Takes Over Google Maps for April Fools' Day

By Kathleen VillaluzApril 01, 2017Today Google Maps is unavailable due to the Ms.Pac-Man takeover. Only joking, it& 39;s April Fools& 39;!But seriously, though, have you opened up you Google Maps yet? If you& 39;re not a regular user or visitor of the website& 39;s map or app then maybe this is one of those days you can expand your online horizon.

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