Build your own Jurassic Park sim announced at Gamescom

Michael McWhertor at Polygon:

Universal and Frontier Developments (Elite DangerousPlanet Coaster) revealed Jurassic World Evolution, a dinosaur theme park simulation for PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One, at Gamescom today. Jurassic World Evolution is expected to arrive sometime during summer 2018.

A brilliant idea for a game. Even better, it’s being developed by the talented developers behind Planet Coaster — which is the Cities: Skylines of theme park builders.

Source: Jurassic World park sim coming from Planet Coaster developer – Polygon

Episode 161: I Have No Interest in Castles, Dragons or Swords

Join James CroftRaj Deut and Anthony Agius as we talk the Game of Thrones Foxtel meltdown, Turnbull’s mathematics challenge, Google’s new-old products (now with 100% less drop-shipping), and more.

Ant has a Sizzle meetup coming up! Sunday 23rd July at the Boatbuilder’s Yard in South Wharf, Melbourne, from 1:30pm. Come for the Sizzle, but stay for the Raj.

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Episode 160: The Dark Web Has Some Really Good Stuff On It

Join James Croft, Raj Deut and Anthony Agius as we discuss the dark web, silicon valley creepers, and artisanal handmade phones crafted lovingly by Massimo.

Then we spend some time talking about back in 2007, when we all jailbroke iPhone 1s so we could flip through our songs like a carousel and show strangers how to pinch-to-zoom. Good times.

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Microsoft to Use ARM Chips in a New Cloud Server Design

Diana Bass and Ian King at Bloomberg:

Microsoft Corp. is committing to use chips based on ARM Holdings Plc technology in the machines that run its cloud services, potentially imperiling Intel Corp.’s longtime dominance in the profitable market for data-center processors.

No significant presence in mobile. Fierce competition in desktop PCs. If Intel loses their grip on the server market they are in all sorts of trouble.

Source: Microsoft Pledges to Use ARM Server Chips, Threatening Intel’s Dominance – Bloomberg