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An Interview With McGraw-Hill Higher Education President, Brian Kibby, About The Future Of Ebooks [TCTV]
http://techcrunch.com/2012/05/09/an-interview-with-mcgraw-hill-higher-education-president-brian-kibby-about-the-future-of-ebooks-tctv/

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An Interview With McGraw-Hill Higher Education President, Brian Kibby, About The Future Of Ebooks [TCTV]
http://techcrunch.com/2012/05/09/an-interview-with-mcgraw-hill-higher-education-president-brian-kibby-about-the-future-of-ebooks-tctv/

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Article: Clay Christensen's Life Lessons

I’m a big fan of Clay Christensen and his work.  Here’s a recent article on his life and latest efforts.

Video game art: GREAT SHOWDOWNS by scott c.

Scott is an amazing artist and illustrator.  His work has been used in a number of video games. Check out his site.

May 8

Programming tools are getting better...Future of the web

An article about the future of Web design, but it also points to the future of education and software and technology.   Tools are getting better and creation is getting easier.  The more tools you can master, the cooler the stuff you can create!  Typogrophy and web design are mentioned here.

May 2

Start up cautionary tale...

At some point you need to commit or else you die a Death by a thousand great ideas.  I thought this was a good article though about the journey and learning from failure.

How The Home 3-D Printer will revolutionize manufacturing

Just as low cost and powerful software tools and platforms have disrupted software companies, 3-D printing will change manufacturing.  Low cost home 3-D printers will be as revolutionary as the internet, allowing creators to not just develop content, but parts and products. This is the beginning of a trend that will transform engineering education.  I think elementary school children should start learning about 3-D design.  School libraries should acquire these printers for the purpose of teaching and learning engineering and product design. 

Read about the companies that are leading the charge by making these printers and prototype machines affordable.  http://pulse.me/s/8CAGL 

Groupon is over-rated and over valued

Good article from Fast Company that points out the obvious.  As a consumer Groupon is great.  As a business, it’s not so clear.

'Prince of Persia' creator Jordan Mechner on telling stories in 48 kilobytes or less (15 points)

'Prince of Persia' creator Jordan Mechner on telling stories in 48 kilobytes or less (15 points)
HACKER NEWS | APRIL 27, 2012


Ever since he began programming from his dorm room at Yale University, Jordan Mechner has wanted to make games that tell stories. Read more

This looks like a great twist on a classic.  Reminds me of Uru: Myst Online where Cyan created three man rock-paper-scissors.  Sometimes simple game design can lead to complexity and depth.

Three Man Chess http://uncrate.com/stuff/three-man-chess/

This looks like a great twist on a classic.  Reminds me of Uru: Myst Online where Cyan created three man rock-paper-scissors.  Sometimes simple game design can lead to complexity and depth.

Three Man Chess http://uncrate.com/stuff/three-man-chess/

Article: Ludum Dare - Home

Ludum Dare - Home


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