2019

Sadly I’ve almost completely forgotten about my blog this year. I need to get back into the habit of writing out my thoughts in a concise and presentable way. Anyway, here are some cool things you should check out. NTop – htop-clone for Windows. I wrote this back in 2017 but this year it suddenly started exploding in popularity. As of now it has received a total of 111 stars on Github, my highest yet!...

November 8, 2019 · 1 min · 141 words · Gian Sass

An Overview of the Entity-Component-System

Game programming traditionally revolved around the concept of inheritance, that is, game objects and entities inherit functionality, and become more specific in their functioning as the inheritance gets more complex. But this type of architecture has evolved to be, in most cases, inefficient. As the game matures, functionality becomes increasingly complicated, which often results to deeply rooted chaos. To combat this cause, game programming has shown that the concept of Composition over Inheritance in such matters have turned out to be (sometimes) more efficient than an architecture based on inheritance....

June 9, 2016 · 3 min · 589 words · Gian Sass

The Monty Hall Problem

I want to try to explain a really cool puzzle I found, which has caused confusion for decades. The Monty Hall Problem is a famous probability puzzle which originated from a television show. In this show, a player is given the choice between three doors. Behind one of these is a prize, a nice car, and the other doors contain goats. Upon picking a door, Monty Hall will reveal to you another door, which will always contain a goat....

February 18, 2016 · 3 min · 608 words · Gian Sass

Watching TV Is A Thing Of The Past

Watching TV was my day to day activity until I hit 6th grade. I was always checking out Nickelodeon and the marvellous shows it had. My favourite series was SpongeBob Squarepants, of course, a favourite of many, but I was a fanboy. Having memorised almost all episodes, including its plots, of the first five seasons, I did understand that it was becoming too much. It only got so far that I started to draw fan art of the show, very bad fan art....

February 5, 2016 · 2 min · 310 words · Gian Sass

A year err.. milestone

One year has passed since I blogged my first post, which was about physics. Looking forward now I will try to blog as often as I can. See you soon.

December 23, 2014 · 1 min · 30 words · Gian Sass