Microsoft Confirms Windows 10

For months Microsoft has been describing Windows 10 “as a service” and now we know why. Microsoft is going to introduce a monthly subscription fee for Windows 10 usage… That cost will be $7 per user per month but the good news is it only applies to enterprises, for now. The new pricing tier will […]

Slang and Idioms

Teaching idioms and slang is quite a subjective topic. I believe that it is an integral part of teaching. I agree with the school of thought that says that slang and idioms are an every day part of our language and it is important that foreign students are aware of the most common forms they […]

Writing Numbers

Except for a few basic rules, spelling out numbers vs. using figures (also called numerals) is largely a matter of writers’ preference. Again, consistency is the key. Policies and philosophies vary from medium to medium. America’s two most influential style and usage guides have different approaches: The Associated Press recommends spelling out the numbers zero […]

Game Programmer

A game programmer is a software engineer, programmer, or computer scientist who primarily develops codebases for video games or related software, such as game development tools. Game programming has many specialized disciplines all of which fall under the umbrella term of “game programmer”. A game programmer should not be confused with a game designer, who […]

Video Game Design Careers

The video game industry is a multi-billion-dollar enterprise, with sales of video gaming hardware, software and accessories exceeding $18.6 billion in 2010, according to the industry tracking companies. More enthusiasts have access to video entertainment than ever before, through both home gaming console systems and hand-held mobile devices – and their demand for new games […]

Photography / Pictures

QUESTION: Can I take a picture of a stranger if they are on their property? Does it matter what my position is, such as in the middle of a public street? Can I use this photo in any way, as duplicating it for friends, posting it on social networks, or adding it to a blog? […]

Happiness

Once a group of 500 people were attending a seminar. Suddenly the speaker stopped and decided to do a group activity. He started giving each person a balloon. Each person was then asked to write their name on it using a marker pen. Then all the balloons were collected and put in another room. The […]

Are You Educated

When Shaquille O’neal was drafted into the NBA, he spent the first million that he earned within 30 minutes. O’neal then received a phone call from his banker, who scolded him, and told him that he would end up joining the list of former athletes who ended up broke if the current trend continued. O’neal […]