Movie industry buries report proving pirates are great consumers | Geek.com

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Movie industry buries report proving pirates are great consumers | Geek.com. The discussion is worth reading; at least the first few posts. While it is certainly true that there are crooks and shysters in the US too, I will grant … Continue reading

Comments on Bartle: ‘Current Social Games Are Not Fun’

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Gamasutra – News – Gamelab 2011: MUD Creator Bartle: ‘Current Social Games Are Not Fun’. (June 30, 2011) Mostly, I agree. Most games on Facebook, “despite being called social, are basically solo games, with a veneer, just a simple layer … Continue reading

A Dying Squirrel

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes I’ve been worried about this for a while now. A squirrel dying in front of your house may be more relevant to your interests right now than people dying in Africa. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook YouTube – ?What Google and Facebook … Continue reading

Screen Time For Kids: Is it Learning or a Brain Drain? | MindShift

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Screen Time For Kids: Is it Learning or a Brain Drain? | MindShift. For me, it all boils down to just a few things: 1. In all things, moderation. And balance. Technology is great and kids should have access to … Continue reading

Are Household Bugs A Risk To Human Health?

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Are Household Bugs A Risk To Human Health?. Date: 26 Jan 2011 – 4:00 PST Well, DUH! Of COURSE they are! Do they really not think that feeding antibiotics to farm animals as if they were regular feed is going … Continue reading

Generation Y women losing ‘female’ skills? That’s only the half of it…

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Generation Y women losing ‘female’ skills such as cooking, ironing and sewing | Courier Mail. I think the story should really be “People losing life skills”. Most men don’t have many ‘male’ skills left either – repairing things, building things, … Continue reading

Harmonizing the Web in China

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Harmonizing. What an evil thing to do to such a benevolent word. Banned in Beijing – NYTimes.com. (Nicholas Kristof, Jan. 22, 2011) I really think we should STOP trying to help the Chinese government. I keep getting these invitations from … Continue reading