Considering Job Offers as a New Grad

Posted in Learning, Work

Hey, I get it. You’re about to graduate as a prestigious computer engineering student from a well-known university, and you have your pick of a dozen companies to begin a career that’s been glamorized to …

The Future of Games as a Service

Posted in Games, Thoughts

Now that the crying from Simcity’s server issues have mostly died down[1], it gives a bit of space to reflect on what happened. Maxis’s always-online design decisions aside, the controversy would not have been as …

Google Reader, the Silent Geek Service

Posted in Apps, Services

I’m still a bit taken aback by the fervent response to Google’s announcement that they’re finally going to shut down Google Reader later this year. It has been my rock-solid replacement for Netvibes for a …