Open Hackday 08 begins
hackday stage Originally uploaded by xian. I’m going to name the robots Foo and Bar. We still haven’t announced the musical act that will be performing on this stage tonight. So far I’ve heard Cody Simms and Neal Sample (Cody and Neal, hmmm….) give a great overview of YOS (with great visuals by Micah Laaker), […]
Community site responds to homicide epidemic in Oakland
I just heard today about Not Just A Number, a community journalism project coproduced by the Oakland Tribune and InsideBayArea.com. It endeavors to tell the real human stories of Oakland homicide victims, rather than letting them become merely statistics. The site speaks for itself, and I feel like I might be cheapening it by talking […]
Matt Leacock's Pandemic game poised to infect the world
Interview with Yahoo! principal interaction designer Matt Leacock about his forthcoming boardgame, Pandemic.