Entries by alex

HTML5 Mouse Extension for GML Devs

Game Maker: Studio is a fantastic cross platform framework, especially if you’re getting your feet wet.  But you’ll encounter some quirks and limitations on the HTML5 module.  Notably, you can’t detect mouse position or button presses outside the canvas. Don’t worry, Alex has your back.  I’ve searched the internet far and wide and have coded/compiled an […]

The Making of Starific

Starific History July – August 2014 I searched online for an introduction to programming and selected the Python Coursera course because it seemed approachable and I read Python was the best language for a beginner to learn. This is true, the syntax is very intuitive and explicit. The course is short and breezy. I wanted […]

On Consciousness

I was asked the following question in an email: What are your thoughts on the collective consciousness? Because I am sort of, of the belief that nothing is created just discovered. So nothing is really learned so much as remembered… I dunno, seems to account for people having both a knack for something or like […]

ARE YOU BECOMING THE PERSON YOU WANT TO BE?

The following is a post I wrote years back for /r/theredpill after dropping out of school.  It seemed wasted on my HDD, so I’m hosting it here. “Society everywhere is in conspiracy against the manhood of everyone of its members.” -Emerson From a young age we are socially conditioned into paths, interests and personalities.  You are this, […]