What happens when a developer, a project manager, and a designer are all put into a room together with Arduino software, a USB cable and a Grove kit? We found out, and called it Hack Day.
Limited access to television, icy temperatures, and no amount of distance, held anyone back from watching Tuesday's inauguration of the 44th president, Barack Obama. Several sites proudly played host to the most web-friendly presidential inauguration to date, spiking internet traffic levels to 54% above normal.
If Obama didn't have the youth vote down already, he knows where to reach them. Billboards urging gamers to vote early, and "vote for change", have recently made appearances in a few video games, most notably in Burnout Paradise for Xbox 360.
April 26th kicked off with the horrific news of a surprise TTC strike, leading me to resort to begging and pleading for a drive into work. Work on a beautiful, sunny Saturday, after the news promised rain and misery.
Whether it's a hobby, a temporary fix for boredom, or a vital part of everyday life, second only to breathing, the gaming world is intense; the competition is heated, and everyone's ready for retaliation. The rival mediums each have their loyal army of gamer monogamists.
Last week I wandered into a Mac's convenience store in search of a sugar fix. While digging for some Sour Keys that werenâ€™t so stale they felt like jagged rocks, a little boy no more than 7 years old came up to the Froster machine with his dad.