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Extra Life 2013: Be a Hero for Kids!

Make a Donation! Last year was the first time I participated in Extra Life, a 24-hour charity video gaming marathon to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Thanks to the generosity of many friends, family, and readers, we raised $1,962 for Boston Children’s Hospital, part of a record-breaking $2 million total raised by Extra Life…

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Robot Math Attack!

Last week I took a wonderful 5-day professional education course at MIT titled “Game Development for Software Engineers”. After years of playing (and criticizing) video games, I figured it was finally time to get off the bench and see exactly how tough this game development stuff really is. For a while now I’ve been dabbling…

How come whenever a bunch of scientists are stranded on a remote space station, they never leave some lights on before they all die mysteriously?

What I’ve Been Playing (Summer 2013)

Summers here in New England are a frantic time, wherein we attempt to compress 12 months of outdoor fun into 3  months of nice weather. (And of course by “nice” I mean, “oscillating between frigid, torrential rain and humid, 100+ degree heat”.) I’ve never been to Old England, but I can only assume the weather there…