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Presentation on Visualization and IF Part 1

Am I mad? Possibly. But, at one level these are just a bunch of “high-flown” questions that really only matter to artists and cynical bastards like me :D. At another level, these issues are critical to advancing the art (that’s right, art) of game design and making a game that Strongbad said were for “intellectual types” accessible to everyone. –Evan Reynolds –Presentation on Visualization and IF Part 1 (Color in a…

Benjamin Franklin Unmasked

Franklin believed men were equal, in a certain way, but he was consistently reluctant to endorse Thomas Jefferson’s notion of human equality, informed by John Locke, that all men are equal in a state of nature, and he rejected the idea that all men are equally loved in the eyes of God. It was manifestly false, Franklin claimed, that all men are equal in intelligence, ability, natural goodness, or innate…

The Carnival of Homeschooling: week 3

– The Carnival of Homeschooling: week 3 (Why Homeschool) Parents’ reasons for home schooling are as varied as their children. A post I wrote about video games is part of this carnival. In the blogosphere, a “carnival” is a collection of links, usually contributed by participants, and then publicized on the blogs of those participants. Usually the role of organizing the carnival rotates, so that everybody benefits from the editor’s work,…

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Teens' Bold Blogs Alarm Area Schools

Besides the most obvious danger — adult stalkers enticing teenagers into face-to-face meetings — Cole warned that personal information posted online can also be read by college admissions officers and future employers. “We are trying to figure out how do our school rules relate to this type of behavior,” Cole said. Some colleges have expelled teenagers for violating codes of conduct after discovering photos of underage students posing in front…