OLDER POSTS FROM LONG AGO

28
Aug
2010

Checking-In: Is this fun?

This year has marked the rise of services that allow users to “check-in,” or in other words, “update the internet about where they are.” The two big ones on the scene are Foursquare and Gowalla, both focusing on checking-in to shops around town, gaining points for doing so, and possibly getting some discounts for repeat […]

28
Jun
2010

More TED Talks

Hey, guess what? I’ve watched more of these crazy videos and I will share some of them with you. The first of this list is a discussion by Jane McGoniga, who talks about how games can possibly help solve real world problems. Far fetched? Maybe. It is very interesting how she has used that idea […]

27
Jun
2010

Some TED Talks

If you’re not familiar with TED.com, it’s basically a repository for really amazing lectures given by people who are much more intelligent than you or me. That’s really all there is to it. I simply want to list a couple that I’ve watched tonight. And don’t worry, all of the talks are very interesting. The […]