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The Happiness Gap

Here is an interesting opinion piece in the New York Times by Arthur C. Brooks regarding the relative happiness of conservatives versus liberals, and the conclusions are in line with … Continue reading

July 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Legacy Systems and the Anchors that Work Against Change

Back in October, 1995, a small computer company called Be, Inc. (founded by former Apple executives), released a new computer into the marketplace. This machine was called the BeBox, and … Continue reading

June 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Backing the Historical Williamsburg Living Narrative

As of this posting, the funding window for the Historical Williamsburg Living Narrative has less than 55 hours left before closing. While the current pledged amount is greater than the … Continue reading

June 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Historical Williamsburg Living Narrative Launches on Kickstarter

As of April 19, 2012, the Historical Williamsburg Living Narrative is live on Kickstarter, ready for backers to contribute funding to reach the modest goal of $1500 over 45 days. … Continue reading

April 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Measuring Frustration through Facial Recognition: We Do It for Games, Why Not for Courses?

While attending the 2012 Game Developers’ Conference last month in San Francisco, one of the presentations I sat in on was about measuring the level of frustration game players go … Continue reading

April 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Living in Historical Williamsburg Through Interactive Fiction

While my family and I are able to visit Williamsburg, Virginia, fairly regularly, there are many who would but cannot, and many more who are not even aware that such a … Continue reading

April 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Find Your Sprinkles Radio: Special Guest Hap Aziz Talks About Your Social Media Footprint

* * * Update 4/5/2010 * * * The segment on Find Your Sprinkles Radio last night was wonderful, with insightful conversation around the table. You can listen to the … Continue reading

April 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Kickstarter and the Paradigm of Crowd-sourced Funding

This morning I was on the Good Day morning show that airs on Fox 35 in Orlando, Florida. The topic of the segment was Kickstarter.com, and the funding of creative … Continue reading

April 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Hap on Fox 35 Good Day Orlando: What’s Kickstarter.com All About?

As many of you know, I appear from time to time on the Fox 35 morning and night time news programs. I discuss topics related to technology (surprise!), and many … Continue reading

April 2, 2012 · Leave a comment
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