Carbon and Other “Successor Languages”

Looking at the Carbon document on GitHub, they list several "successor languages": Java -> Kotlin (creator / maintainer: Jetbrains, supported by Google)Objective-C -> Swift (creator / maintainer: Apple)Javascript -> Typescript (creator / maintainer: Microsoft)C++ -> Carbon (creator / maintainer: Google) What do ALL of these successor languages have in common? They have all been created … Continue reading Carbon and Other “Successor Languages”

The Internet Has Failed

I wanna go on a little rant about "the internet" and how far our expectations have fallen. When it first started to be a thing, the internet was a bunch of individuals connecting their machines through commonly shared protocols that made it possible for anyone to participate. We created a bunch of new ideas that … Continue reading The Internet Has Failed

Is the Steam Deck a Nintendo killer?

The Steam Deck is a handheld gaming platform entering a handheld game market dominated by the Nintendo Switch for real games and phones/tablets for useless distractions. People playing on phones and tablets aren’t the same as people playing on the Switch, and the Deck will compete much more directly with Nintendo‘s handheld. Can the Deck … Continue reading Is the Steam Deck a Nintendo killer?