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Battlefront Fail

Battlefront Fail

On numerous occasions I’ve shared with you my personal struggles with Minecraft. While at first Minecraft appears to be innocuous, this simplistic entrée into virtual reality guides the obsessive compulsive to their demise. The clean geometrical concepts urge the builder to push just a little further, until all that rises above the ground is transformed […]

The Nature of Things

The Nature of Things

While he’s off saving the (virtual) world, please enjoy this Greg Baker column from 2013. There’s an old saying that goes back to the 80386 generation. “In cyberspace, they can’t hear you scream.” Or something like that anyway. I remember hearing it shortly after I was first instantiated on E1M1: Hanger. “Knee Deep in the […]

This Week In Science

This Week In Science

It’s Snow More — This morning on the way to school, my daughter asked a very interesting and insightful question. “Daddy, why is the snowman still there when the snow is all gone?” Significant snowfalls only occur in Augusta every once in a while, and the snow usually doesn’t last long. The warm ground coupled […]