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Thoughts on Magic in Fudge!

While baseline Fudge can be run as-is, most Fudge GMs tweak Fudge for their own particular tastes or campaign needs before running a game; heck, Fate started out as a Fudge tweak. As so, as I’m gearing up to run Potterfudge (my upcoming Fudge game set in the world of Harry Potter), I’m putting together…

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Using Multiple Remote Sources With #TwitchTV

My friends on G+ have been inundated with excited posts by me late last night as I quickly received payoff for a minimal amount of work, so I apologize to those of you who are reading this for the bazillionth time. In the same day in which I lamented the lack of multi-input to Twitch…

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Motorola Leak: DROID RAZR Mini?

The latest round of rumors circling the DROID RAZR HD series were a bit surprising; a reliable source says Motorola decided to release the DROID RAZR HD and DROID RAZR HD MAXX in October. What intrigues me is how amidst the rumors, there was also talk of a third new device – the DROID RAZR…

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Modeling Methodologies: Don’t Get Outsmarted by a Rat

Don’t read too much into the title above – you wouldn’t want to extract meaning that isn’t there. I have been reading How We Decide by Jonah Lehrer, an excellent book that looks at the neuroscience behind the decisions we make. One key insight for market research professionals is that the human mind wants to…

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iPhone OS 4: What Do You Think of the Latest iPhone Update?

What did you think of Apple’s grand announcement of the new iPhone OS 4? Personally, I’m most excited about multitasking and folders, two features I asked for in my iPhone wish list for 2010. Continue reading for a breakdown of my favorite iPhone OS 4 features, some limitations, and what’s missing in this latest iPhone…

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Microsoft Getting Involved With QR Codes With Tag

QR Codes have been talked about a lot this year and they have been popping up everywhere, primarily in stores where you scan the funny looking square with your smart phone and it takes you to a web site and provides information and offers. The possibilities for this have grown greatly and even political candidates…

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Why Fragmentation is Good for Android

For years now, “fragmentation” has been the bane of Android app developers. Because while iPhone and iPad developers know exactly what sorts of machines will be running their apps, and have only a handful of different kinds that they need to plan for, an Android developer can’t assume much of anything about the device that…

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Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Faces Huge Uphill Battle

COMMENTARY | You would think that a company like Microsoft could make a major impact on the smartphone world by developing a slick new operating system. According to CNN, the software giant is trying to make some inroads with the release of Windows Phone 8, which consequently makes a nice pairing with Windows 8 for…

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