An Open Letter to Chris Dodd

27 February 2012

Well written, full of truth: Consider this letter our “Don’t tread on me!”. Our agenda is to protect our own liberty to create and our users’ liberty to enjoy those creations as they see fit. We have no give and no compromise on either of those, but long as Hollywood stays out of our patch […]

Quite A Flop, That

20 February 2012

Nintendo announced this morning that its 3DS has gone on to sell more than 5 million units in Japan — likely thanks to key holiday releases, the system’s price-cut, and other factors building momentum for the portable.

OS X Mountain Lion

16 February 2012

Apple announces the next major version of Mac Oh Es Ten, code-named Mountain Lion. Among the features interesting to me: Messages, which I assume is the replacement for iChat, and integrates with iMessage on iOS. Flickr sharing inside the OS via the new “Share Sheets” feature. Notification Center, which is the Growl-killer we’ve all been […]

Playfic

15 February 2012

“the first online community that lets you write, remix, share, and play interactive, text-based games with the world.” Reminds me of Kove.

5 Principles For Good Code

06 February 2012

While replying to a job posting, I started writing this little manifesto of sorts as a mission statement for myself. After kicking it around a little with my good friend Jesper of Waffle Software, I felt I should open it up to the world for criticism, additions, and discussion. The format and content owes much […]

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