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April 21, 2012


There’s a movie version of Freakonomics, and it’s very interesting.  It opens with a discussion of names and the factors that people consider when choosing names for their children.  For example, some names are popular for a generation or two and then disappear for a couple decades; others show up for a generation then disappear completely.  Some […]

Some Random Thoughts

April 8, 2012


Jeremiah Graves shared his thoughts about a toy his niece received for Christmas.  Honestly, I have to agree with him: that thing is creepy.  It got me thinking about the toys I had (or was exposed to) as a kid.  Then I remembered the other toys. I won’t claim that I had a messed up […]

Swimming with Jellyfish

April 8, 2012


I was finishing my work for the day when I realized I had about an hour to spare before my next meeting.  The only obvious answer to this dilemma was the beach.  I threw on my suit, grabbed a pair of swim shoes and dove in. I was a little surprised by what I found. Our […]

News Update

October 14, 2011


Every once in a while I get the urge to comment on various news stories.  As I turn my attention away from my game projects for a moment, it occurs to me that I haven’t had the news urge for some time.  So here it goes… Good Morning America reported a short piece on the performer […]

Things that are cool (1)

April 2, 2010


Just figured I’d throw out some random items from the net, both old and new: This video proved to me that our darkest secrets can be made into viral sensations. This video showed the awesomeness of having way too much time on your hands. This video is just plain cute. This video is the Ultimate […]