The Danger product encompasses three major pieces of technology: the hardware, the operating system and graphical user interface, and the backend service. The founders drew upon their experiences at Apple and WebTV to know what to develop in-house and what to outsource. Looking back, they are not sure how it all came together and how they got it done, but it was a huge accomplishment when the product shipped.
Differential Equations are the language in which the laws of nature are expressed. Understanding properties of solutions of differential equations is fundamental to much of contemporary science and engineering. Ordinary differential equations (ODEs) deal with functions of one variable, which can often be thought of as time. Topics include: Solution of first-order ODE's by analytical, graphical and numerical methods; Linear ODE's, especial...more
Erin Turner, a producer at Electronic Arts specializing in action-hero titles, explains that the GameBoy has a pretty substantial market with 40 million sold worldwide. The mission with the GameBoy is to create some unique draw or additional fun factor, since it does not have nearly the graphical capabilities as a console, she says. The team's challenge is to provide the optimal gaming experience, while working within the constraints of ...more
Nick Earl, General Manager of Electronic Arts Redwood Shores Studio, shares his insights about moving into the mobile gaming market. He explains that the high price of building graphical games is prohibitive in an environment where there is no hardware standardization.