‘Feed free February’. It alliterates, so it must be worth doing, right? My wife and I both decided we’d skip the random scrolling down our social feeds for the four weeks of February and see how it felt. And, mostly, it felt great.
Skim Reading as a Service is never going to pay the bills. It’s a tough sell. @biz and @jack, with the luxury of their incredibly brief Twitter handles, today pitched that Twitter will be better with a doubled character limit – up to 280 from the 140 it’s famous for.
Boy loves space. Boy loves space game. Boy becomes astronaut and flies to space, taking copy of space game with him.
Here’s a good piece on cultivating creative thinking in schools, and why it matters for both students and for their success in today’s world.
Samuel Horti looks at the question of using Minecraft as an educational tool. Does it really help? Or is it a gimmick that gets in the way of real learning?
I’m fascinated by these discussions. I love social media, I love my many points of digital connection, but I know some of it is pure noise. How do we get down to just getting the important things done?
Every frame of Samurai Jack is an artwork. One of the great animated series, and this year it got its conclusion with a Season 5. And with that it now receives a complete box set. The perfect package for a perfect series.
Kotaku reports that a new division of an established Australian studio is offering custom games to offer up a very special message of love.
A fascinating analysis of the seminal marketing exercise from 2005, when a British student sold 1,000,000 pixels on a website for $1 each, with each pixel linking to whatever the buyer wanted.