Archive | January, 2012

What this Indie Game Developer Learned from NimbleBit, Makers of Tiny Tower

If you own an iPhone or iPad, you’ve probably heard of NimbleBit. They’ve made more than one game that has been downloaded millions of times, their latest game (Tiny Tower) is played by 1 million people a day and to top it all off, Tiny Tower was awarded Game of the Year honors by Apple [...]

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Should Everyone be a Programmer?

Programming is the new black. After many long decades, programmers have finally gone from this: to this: We have arrived. Never before has technology so permeated business, society and personal life as it does today. A large part of that is the hardware advances that have been made, particularly within the past 5 years. However, [...]

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Twitter Goals and Experiments for 2012

March 4, 2009 was the day I set up my Twitter account. Unfortunately, it wasn’t until the last 3 months of 2011 that I really began to use it. I’ve probably posted more tweets in the past 3 months than I had in the previous 2.5 years. I love how it connects me to people [...]

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2012 – Question, Focus, Share

Sometimes we need a reason to change. The start of a new year provides a socially acceptable way to make changes, and big ones at that, for no real reason, other than that the new year perhaps symbolizes a clean slate, and a chance to start fresh. The problem is where to start? So many [...]

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2011 Year in Review

Personally and professionally speaking, 2011 was a year of growth and stepping outside of my confort zone. Uprooting your wife and children from the only city they’ve ever known and moving to a place where we literally did not know a single person will do that to you. Having moved down to Southern California from [...]

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