Nurturing A Video Game Industry In Philadelphia

NewsWorks posted a story, back in December, on “Philadelphia Game Lab”, an organization I’m helping advise led by idea-machine Nathan Solomon whose energy and passion is infectious. Read it: NewsWorks: “Nurturing a nascent video game industry in Philadelphia — NewsWorks”. Tonight there is a game scene event at Barcade.

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Jonathan Stray: “What should the digital public sphere do?”

A fantastic piece from Jonathan Stray on “algorithm designers to dedicated curators to, yes, traditional on-the-scene pro journalists, a great many people in different fields now have a part in shaping the digital public sphere”: “What should the digital public sphere do?”.

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Cathy Davidson: Why We Need a 4th R: Reading, wRiting, aRithmetic, algoRithms

Cathy Davidson at DMLCentral posts a great piece on children learning code: “Why We Need a 4th R: Reading, wRiting, aRithmetic, algoRithms”: …What is marvelous about algorithmic thinking and Webmaking is that you can actually see abstract thinking transformed into your own customized multimedia stories on the Web, offered to a community, and therefore contributing […]

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Test Driven Infrastructure With Vagrant, Puppet and Guard

Patrick Debois has written a terrific guide that I plan on following in “Test Driven Infrastructure with Vagrant, Puppet and Guard”. Related: Mozilla Webdev: Matthew Riley MacPherson: “Developing with Vagrant, Puppet, and playdoh” Treehouse Agency: Steven Merrill: DrupalCamp Atlanta 2011: Prezi: “Better Local QA Testing with Vagrant and Puppet”

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