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Adventures in Sailing

Adventures in Sailing

When not making games I engage in a wide range of hobbies, mostly as a humble dilettante: cooking, cello, electronics tinkering, and Chinese language

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“Made to Stick” and Social Online Games

“Made to Stick” and Social Online Games

“Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die” by Chip and Dan Heath is a look into the “stickiness” of ideas and how this impacts pro

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Religion, Online Social Communities and Monetization

Religion, Online Social Communities and Monetization

“Religion Explained” by Pascal Boyer explores the psychology of belief systems and reveals how the nature of religion is linked to the structure o

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Skype Home – Clickoff!

Like many people I've been using Skype (and paying for Skype Credit) for many, many years. It's been a highly functional, utilitarian communication to

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An End of Consoles

Just read with great interest an interview excerpt with John Carmack where he offers some thoughts on the future of mobile devices and consoles. Choic

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Pitching to Angel Investors on TV

Just read on sgEntrepreneurs that our friends over at Vickers Capital Group are involved with a cool new TV program called "The Angel's Gate". The

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