Monthly Archives: May 2010

Some Reflections about my Students

Most of you know that I teach an introductory computer class at the local university. It is an interesting experience – I sort of get a first hand glimpse at the general computer knowledge of a diverse sample of the … Continue reading

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Iron Man 2

Sequels generally suck. This is especially true for Marvel super-hero movie sequels. It is almost like a rule – a Marvel adaptation quality is inversely proportional to the number attached at the end of the title. Think about it. Spiderman … Continue reading

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Achievements vs In-Game Perks

Who here cares about video game achievements? You know, stuff like Steam Achievements, or their X-box/Games for Windows Live based equivalent. Personally I don’t really pay them that much attention. I’m not the kind of person who likes to brag … Continue reading

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