The Free-to-Play Gaming Evolution

Posted in Apps, Games

Games have come a long way since when they cost $80 and came in cardboard boxes with terrible cover art. The mechanism of funding (Kickstarter), the development process (ranging from tiny one-person indie shops to …

10 Front-End Development Tools

Posted in Apps, Front-End

I saw this list of ten supposedly tools “you can’t live without” and found it lacking; it’s more of a list of IDEs/text editors and frameworks which a front-end could choose from. I wanted a …

Assuming Everybody Else Sucked

Posted in Learning, Startups

The year was 2010. We were searching for the next big Facebook app, high off our previous successes. This was when Facebook just released the News Feed, and everything from cute icons to animated fake …

More Than 12 Weeks and More Than a CS Degree

Posted in Engineering, Work

I was chatting with a friend today on how difficult it has been for his startup to hire. They’re competing against startups flush with Series A/B cash, IPO-candidate companies offering equity with some weight, and …