Cape Argus 2021-11-22

The Cape Argus newspaper is a dynamic city newspaper that now offers a morning edition as well as its traditional afternoon offering, in a US broadsheet (54×8) design. It is aimed at the middle to upper income groups and seeks to lead debate in and about the city and to cover issues that are relevant to its market. It prides itself in not only excelling in covering serious, general and political news from the region, but also entertainment and sport.

South Africa
Independent Media Pty Ltd
253 期号


world of ‘minecraft’ getting taller (and deeper)

Mojang Studios, the developer behind Minecraft, is restructuring the genesis of Minecraft’s blocky world, changing how the sandbox game scales for its millions of players. In a long-awaited update, appropriately titled Caves and Cliffs, the game’s engine will begin to form deeper caves, higher mountains for players to explore, and introduce more variations of flora and fauna to encounter. The company said it planned to release the update on November 30. When someone starts a world in Minecraft, the game uses procedural generation to create the forests, rivers, caves and mountains across the map. Over the past 12 years, Minecraft has introduced environments like deserts and oceans for players to explore. The developers at Mojang are expanding the upper and lower limits of the world in order to generate peaks…

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students fight 75 % pass mark

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build a varied career in health

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tablets for principals

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