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Incongruent Message :

What happens when your message isn’t congruent with your actions? I just got around to installing Windows 7 (an absolutely terrible operating system if you do anything more than email and web browsing) on one of the workstations at the office and I needed to read through a PDF document but didn’t yet have Adobe… Click here to continue reading the rest of the article

: Game Programming and Game Development :

Annoying Your Customers :

Perhaps I am just being overly sensitive to this but I have noticed that there is a prevalence of late for website sign-up forms to ask for not only the usual information such as a user name, but the ever ubiquitous and completely useless date of birth and now, this week, your gender! And it… Click here to read the rest of “Annoying Your Customers.”

Shrek The Third – Our Latest Work :

I can finally talk about our latest project — "Shrek The Third" for Microsoft Windows. I’m happy with the way the game turned out and made me realise that perhaps there is a market for casual "platformer" games after all. The game has been approved by Microsoft and Activision and all of those people that… Continue reading the remainder of “Shrek The Third – Our Latest Work.”

Employee Handbook? No Thanks! :

I bet your company has an employee handbook and I bet you have never read it. I’ll bet some don’t even know that the company they work for has an employee handbook. And if you have read the handbook, I’ll bet it was only because you were made too. That’s quite a few bets. Am… Continue reading the rest of “Employee Handbook? No Thanks!.”

Futzing With Fast Food Menus :

Almost every day I come home from work and invariably there is a door hang menu or flier for a local fast food restaurant attached to the door of the apartment where I live. Why do managers of fast food places do this? The flier goes straight in the rubbish and I can almost guarantee… Continue reading the remainder of the article

Ads in Elevators :

So the elevators in the building where I have my office now sport LCD panels that play adverts on a continuous loop. I’m curious, in the future, will elevator operators claim that if we don’t watch the ads that we’re stealing elevator rides from them? Just like the TV execs do today when you record… Click to continue reading the rest of this article