Build a Game in a Week, Google Buys a Search Algorithm, and more…

This guy built a role-playing game in 40 hours without using any game engines. It has an old-school look and feel, but it’s impressive for 40 hours of work.

Google bought a search algorithm invented by an Israeli student. The algorithm, called Orion, creates a list of topics related to a search based on click-history.

And, if you need some attractive, free icons for your web application (I suppose they could work for a desktop app, as well), check out these Mini Pixel Icons.

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