Character Roles in Games (Briefly) Explained

"Entire categories of game characters (such as 'healers') have little or no advantage in individual play, but they are indispensable members of every team."  (Thomas, Douglas and Brown, John Seely; A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change, 2011) For any non-gamers out there, I figured I could briefly… Continue reading Character Roles in Games (Briefly) Explained

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Veteran’s Day: Honoring Loved Ones

I know this post is completely different from my other relatively tech-related posts, but I wanted to take today to blog about my uncle and U.S. Army veteran, Warren Anderson. Uncle Warren (born December 9, 1921) was a radio gunner during the second world war. His plane was shot down over the Alps where he… Continue reading Veteran’s Day: Honoring Loved Ones

“Honey, I’m home!” *Seen at 6:03 PM*

"My wife arrived home and got my attention through an instant message from the other room." (Rheingold, Howard; Net Smart: How to Thrive Online, 2012) My husband and I always do this. One of us will be busy, either me doing school work or him working from home as he often does, and we'll message each… Continue reading “Honey, I’m home!” *Seen at 6:03 PM*