Announcing: Toytles: Leaf Raking, Now Available on iOS

I’ve finally gotten around to porting Toytles: Leaf Raking, my family-friendly leaf-raking business simulation to iOS, so now you can get it for your iPhones and iPads.

Download Toytles: Leaf Raking on the App Store!

I originally created the game in 2016, and I’ve updated it a few times since then. . . . → Read More: Announcing: Toytles: Leaf Raking, Now Available on iOS

Books I Have Read: A Social Strategy

Mikolaj Jan Piskorski’s “A Social Strategy: How We Profit from Social Media” was published in 2014, which is quite a few lifetimes ago in the tech world, but I checked it out anyway.

It’s an academic text, looking at the success and failure of different social media platforms and a few companies attempting to . . . → Read More: Books I Have Read: A Social Strategy

My 2019 In-Review and My 2020 Vision

Every year end and start, I spend time reassessing how my life is going. I look at my goals, think about what I envisioned at the beginning of the year and how I would change things with an entire year of experience, and set new goals. It helps me collect a summary of my thoughts . . . → Read More: My 2019 In-Review and My 2020 Vision

Slides from My Presentation at #dsmAgile: “You Are Not a Code Monkey So Stop Acting Like One!”

The relationship between organizations and IT can be quite dysfunctional, and unfortunately they grew up together thinking poor results and demoralizing interactions are perfectly normal.

Developers tend to learn they have no control over their situation, which is unfortunate because they have so much more to offer an organization than merely following orders and writing . . . → Read More: Slides from My Presentation at #dsmAgile: “You Are Not a Code Monkey So Stop Acting Like One!”

Don’t Pigeonhole Me: In Defense of the Jack of All Trades

Back when I was going to school at DePaul University in Chicago, the computer science school was introducing a game development minor. To kick it off, they had a panel involving a few people from local game companies such as Midway and Volition, as well as a few members of the Xbox team from Microsoft.

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