Tag Archives: Next Tech

Using Games in the Classroom

Should video games be used in the classroom? Can they support a standards-based curriculum and do they improve learning outcomes? My colleague and collaborator Lee Wilson has written a white […]

Live from the Global Game Jam

It’s day three, two hours and counting to the end of Game Jam 2009 and I’m reporting this morning from the world wide headquarters of Team High Concept. For the […]

Top Brands Flock to Twitter

When the topic turns to Twitter most people I talk to still shake their head in bewilderment. Who has the time for this? Why would anyone be interested in a […]

Best Twitter Mashup Yet

As Julien Sharp noted recently, “Getting followers on Twitter is relatively easy, but what is really important in making Twitter a worthwhile experience is the type of followers you get […]

Happy 25th Birthday, Macintosh!

On January 24th, 1984 Apple introduced the Macintosh computer, the first commercially successful personal computer to feature a mouse and a graphical user interface rather than a command line interface. […]

Global Game Jam 2009

Join the Global Game Jam, an intense 48-hour journey of creativity, innovation, collaboration, and experimentation. Maximize your creativity by designing games within specified constraints, in a limited period of time, […]

My TV, My PC

For years I’ve been my own best Guinea pig for testing new tools, technologies, techniques… anything I could use to tell a story or that might impact my customers and […]

Christmas Comes Early for WordPress

While waiting for the coffee to brew this morning I glanced at Twitter and the first post on my screen read “WordPress 2.7 “Coltrane” released…” (props to ijafri for being […]

Safer on the Edge

Is it safer “on the edge” in economically turbulent times like these? In his recent blog post Innovate or Wither – Personal Strategy for Times of Change, my colleague Lee […]

Are Computers Changing Childhood?

In this video from the 2008 Dust or Magic Institute, Warren Buckleitner talks about how children’s portable computing devices are changing childhood and comes to some insightful conclusions. Born the […]