I’ve seen several different feedback videos/reviews shared about recent Magic products from Wizards, and many of them land on variants of the “it’s not for you” lament; that Wizards is releasing products for some sector of the market (primarily “those with a lot of money”), and other players are therefore…

In many situations, it’s necessary to have a unique identifier for a person or thing, and such identifiers are really useful when we as humans can use them for verification and trust purposes. Many people can have the same name, and so things like social security numbers, phone numbers, drivers…

The recent presidential election has stirred up concerns with the Electoral College system, as well as the influence of third-party candidates on the overall result. Here’s how it went down:

  • Of the 231 million eligible voters in the United States, only about 132 million (56.9%) actually voted.
  • A handful of…

June 2014 was my ten-year anniversary married to my high school sweetheart, Katrina. Shortly after our ninth anniversary, I realized that the next one would be a big First Decade event, so I knew that my husband-ly duty called for something a little more than the average anniversary gift. …

One of my ongoing goals in my techno-lifestyle is to build myself an extension fo a PDA that’s even more like a full-fledged computer. Somewhat heading down the road of the MIThril project at MIT, and other such “cyborg” systems, but not so deep. The MIThril system has RFID and…

So, I’m midway through playing through Final Fantasy X again (mostly because my wife is involved with getting a 100% completion on Final Fantasy X-2, and realized that she’s missing a lot of the previous storyline, so is watching me play that one through again; we each got good at…

Brooks Boyd

Teaching computers / to make art with just some code. / It is what I do.

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