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Fantom Jam – 48 hour Hackday

Fantom Jam – 48 hour Hackday

Fantom Jam - 48 hour HackdayThe last few months have been extra busy for the whole team here at Polystream, so to keep us feeling positively connected and have a productive change of pace, our VP of Engineering, Cheryl, suggested organizing a hackday; our very own...

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From the IoT to Metaverse

From the IoT to Metaverse

“The most profound technologies are those that disappear. They weave themselves into the fabric of everyday life until they are indistinguishable from it.” Mark Weiser 1991

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Reality check the Metaverse

Reality check the Metaverse

Reality check the MetaverseMinecraft, PUBG, Roblox, Fortnite, Apex, COD Warzone – the user numbers and ramps behind the growth of these games prove a lot of things, not least that Polystream’s New Year’s predictions are coming true. They demonstrate that we are moving...

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Everything old is new again

Everything old is new again

Everything old is new againIt’s five years since the world’s largest cloud gaming platform shut its doors. Here we are again, discussing a new generation of cloud gaming platforms that people think are different, and that somehow these ones are better set for success....

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Runtime memory patching on x86/x64

Runtime memory patching on x86/x64

Fantom Jam – 48 hour Hackday

Fantom Jam – 48 hour Hackday

Taking a professional risk – going from Huge to Tiny

Taking a professional risk – going from Huge to Tiny

Demystifying the interview process: How we recruit at Polystream

Demystifying the interview process: How we recruit at Polystream

Team First: The importance of a team-focused work culture

Team First: The importance of a team-focused work culture

Startup as you mean to go on

Startup as you mean to go on

Scale is critical to empowering cloud gaming through the 3D Visual Cloud

Scale is critical to empowering cloud gaming through the 3D Visual Cloud

How does the COVID-19 Crisis challenge our thinking?

How does the COVID-19 Crisis challenge our thinking?

Discussing 5 years of clouds and one night of classical Viking rock

Discussing 5 years of clouds and one night of classical Viking rock

How hard can it be?

How hard can it be?

Code is Craft; or “How to keep the pixies away…”

Code is Craft; or “How to keep the pixies away…”

Intro to utilizing ispc

Intro to utilizing ispc

A bit different metaprogramming

A bit different metaprogramming

Strike a balance

Strike a balance

Life is Strange 2 Demo, what I have learned

Life is Strange 2 Demo, what I have learned

Polystream during Lockdown

Polystream during Lockdown

Mental Health Awareness Week at Polystream

Mental Health Awareness Week at Polystream

Cloud resources: critical for our fight against COVID-19

Cloud resources: critical for our fight against COVID-19

The Big Refactor

The Big Refactor

Poly-Lego Challenge

Poly-Lego Challenge

A golden age of Digital Theme Parks

A golden age of Digital Theme Parks

Identifying performance issues with Instana

Identifying performance issues with Instana

Company culture during COVID-19

Company culture during COVID-19

Hard to Reproduce != Not Worth Fixing

Hard to Reproduce != Not Worth Fixing

Fast Forward to the Future of Online Gaming

Fast Forward to the Future of Online Gaming

Discover how we deliver scale with AWS Game Tech

Discover how we deliver scale with AWS Game Tech

Is C++ moving too fast?

Is C++ moving too fast?

The basics of Command Streaming on Azure

The basics of Command Streaming on Azure

“Isn’t the point of cloud gaming not to have a good GPU”

“Isn’t the point of cloud gaming not to have a good GPU”

Behind the curtain – understanding the magic behind loading symbols in Visual Studio

Behind the curtain – understanding the magic behind loading symbols in Visual Studio

The future of Cloud Gaming: Command Streaming as the alternative to video streaming

The future of Cloud Gaming: Command Streaming as the alternative to video streaming

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Runtime memory patching on x86/x64

Runtime memory patching on x86/x64

Runtime memory patching on x86/x64 In this blog post we will be discussing different ways of modifying code that is being executed by changing the underlying x86/x64 instructions. This will not only allow us to improve iteration times but also increase efficiency...

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Fantom Jam – 48 hour Hackday

Fantom Jam – 48 hour Hackday

Fantom Jam - 48 hour HackdayThe last few months have been extra busy for the whole team here at Polystream, so to keep us feeling positively connected and have a productive change of pace, our VP of Engineering, Cheryl, suggested organizing a hackday; our very own...

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Taking a professional risk – going from Huge to Tiny

Taking a professional risk – going from Huge to Tiny

Taking a professional risk - going from Huge to Tiny If you had asked me about a year ago if I could ever see myself working in a small startup I would almost certainly have said “no”. Almost my entire professional career I have worked for big, or at least well...

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Team First: The importance of a team-focused work culture

Team First: The importance of a team-focused work culture

Team First: The importance of a team-focused work culture Polystream has been growing in the last few months and as we pick up the pace for the second half of the year, things have become very busy in our little office, that being said, we like being busy. Although...

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Startup as you mean to go on

Startup as you mean to go on

Startup as you mean to go on We’ve been setting up our little engineering team at Polystream HQ over this last week or so and even though we’re only four people, we’ve taken care to leverage all our experience and knowledge of “big teams” in the process. As a startup...

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How does the COVID-19 Crisis challenge our thinking?

How does the COVID-19 Crisis challenge our thinking?

How does the COVID-19 Crisis challenge our thinking? History is full of lessons of when a moment of sudden change has radically altered the balance of military power because we’ve been too busy focusing on the past. For example, as a deterrent to another World War,...

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