Cashing in on Engineering Wisdom

Posted in Engineering, Work

I think every few months, I’ll come across an article that laments that the software industry is explicitly and implicitly ageist; that it’s infatuated with youth and has a frat-boy monoculture that does not welcome …

Outsized Credit to Undersized Effort

Posted in Thoughts

It’s easy to derive patterns and conjure connections from the tidbits of news that we consume daily. Whether it’s drawing a line between the strategy underlining all of Microsoft’s products, to placing all the various …

What Happened to Final Fantasy?!

Posted in Games, Rant

This generation of consoles has not been kind to Japanese game developers. The quality of games from “western” game developers has leaped ahead in terms of innovative systems, advanced technology and worldwide appeal; while Japanese …