Well, I am at MomoCon, and I did one of my favorite things: Take pictures of all the great cosplayers at MomoCon! I've got a bunch here, and I hope that you all got a chance to see yourself. All of you were so friendly, and you worked so hard on your costumes. Please attend my panel at 11:00 PM in Room 404 (GWCC 4) on Friday! Some Japanese Cult Party Kei, I'm told, some … [Read more...] about My Trip to MomoCon: Part 1
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As you read this, I am hopefully in Atlanta enjoying MomoCon 2015. If you aren't familiar with MomoCon, it is one of those events made for fans of anime, comics, video games, and all thinks geeky. Yeah, I haven't been to one of these in a few months, and I flew down from Washington state across the nation just to attend. As it so happens, I am also going to be speaking. … [Read more...] about I am at MomoCon 2015!
Okay, I had a chance to try out Technobabylon, and I have to admit it reminds me of Sierra Online games like Space Quest, but with a more dystopian twist. Technobabylon, which I will readily admit I will give points for on its sheer name alone, takes place in a world of 2087. In this world, it appears that Big Brother has arrived 100 years too late, as there is an … [Read more...] about Technobabylon from WadjetEye Games
As someone who has had a lot of experience dealing with LEGO MINDSTORMS, I admire any new device that helps with STEM (Science, Technology, Education, and Mathematics) education. Makeblock has created the mBot, and I had a chance to try it out. In its own words, the mBot is a "low cost, easy-to-run robot kit for kids to get hands-on experience about graphical programming, … [Read more...] about Makeblock MBot Educational Robot Kit
This is a time that I am sad to report that John Nash and his wife Alicia, died in a car crash in New Jersey on Saturday. Apparently, the two were in a tax that lost control and hit another car. If you have never heard of John Nash, he was a brilliant mathematician, and the only reason why I know him was because he was the subject of a film called A Beautiful Mind, which … [Read more...] about John Nash, inspiration for “A Beautiful Mind” dies in car crash with his wife