Miles 'wedtm' Smith
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Miles 'wedtm' Smith

Rails Developer for Getty Images. Web Director of StarMade. I write about software development and the video game industry.


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[RANT] EULA's and Staying Relevant

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Minecraft was released in 2009. Since then, it has been at the forefront of the indie game revolution that we see today. In that time the game has evolved from the basic block breaking/gathering of the Vanilla game, to a game augmented primarily by the countle…

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DuckDuckGo is amazing, so is Docker

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DuckDuckGo is Amazing Just check out this page of goodies. I've installed the chrome extension, however it's not as integrated as I would like it to be. Does anyone know if there is a way to integrate DDG into the Chrome omnibox? Docker I've put off playin…

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QuickPacket.com thinks it's 2002 still

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I've been working on a new media project and needed a decent chipset with good transcoding capabilities. I didn't need any fancy support, and could even handle it going down for some time. This felt like a prime chance to checkout another up-and-coming host. …

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Fail Often

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I quit my job as general manager of a software development firm in 2010. At the time I had exactly $0 in my savings, and I had a budding family to support. Time after time, I remember hearing people tell me that I was crazy, stupid, irresponsible, and plenty o…

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The Art of Public Bitching

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It looks like there is no lack of controversy in the world of Gaming. PlugPayPlay, a gaming service provider that has been promoting heavily within the CubeWorld community recently is in some hot water. I find it interesting that a company could think in this …

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Clarification on CubeWorldForum.org

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I wanted to post some information regarding the $15k estimate that I gave in my previous post. I said we had put that into CWF, just into hosting costs. I really struggled with releasing these. I feel that if you don’t believe my previous post, posting this pr…