Category Archives: Serious Business

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Looking Positively Back and Forward

As 2009 comes to a close, I think that it’s a good time for everyone to kind of look back on what they achieved and reflect on it. The thing is, from both a non-geek and a geek perspective, it’s difficult at times to look

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Positive Thankfulness

Ah yes, Thanksgiving – that American holiday where the Butterball Turkey hotline is jammed up for hours, food coma is a given, and people start gearing up for Black Friday (post on that coming early in the morn, tomorrow) and the inevitable march towards the

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Sunrise Always Happens, Even In The Gaming World

Yesterday was apparently a rough day for the small rolodex of developers that I know from EA. The rumor going around is that layoffs happened at the publisher, with at least four different studios thought of to be affected. Being a slight bit more connected

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The Webhost Wagon Trade-In

Sometimes when you’ve been on the bandwagon for just a little too long, it’s time to trade in for an updated model, that’s what I say. Of course, saying that almost always gets me into trouble financially when it comes to new tech, but hey

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Blogging Is Serious Business?

Image by brownpau via Flickr Over the past few days or so, I’ve watched the various blogs that I tend to watch from the corner of my eye posting about how serious blogging apparently is. From Tobold running off on Twitter-pated bloggers to Dragonchasers taking

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The Expectation of MMO Community Feedback

Image by koalazymonkey via Flickr Over at MMORPG.com, Sanya Weathers of Eating Bees has a great article based upon something one of her friends found that was relevant to community management. In it, she specifically talks about feedback, how community teams get it, what kinds

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Noble Tragedy (House Spoilers)

That’s a White House smirk, you know. Image via Wikipedia  If you haven’t seen the latest episode of House, I warned ya. Every so often an episode of a good TV show will come along that hits you straight out of left field. It points

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Forum for Tolerance

You wouldn’t like me when I’m angry…on a forum Image by dhammza via Flickr  Over at The Casual WAR, Josh decries the wonderful world of forums, frustrated and disheartened by the constant stream of negativity, ne’er do wells, and other such villainy over on forums