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‘Smore’: A New Science Magazine for Girls

‘Smore’: A New Science Magazine for Girls

I chat with ‘Smore’ magazine founder Sarita Menon about her motivation for this new endeavor. Read More

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‘D&D’ Players Beware — A New Dragon Has Been Spotted…

‘D&D’ Players Beware — A New Dragon Has Been Spotted…

‘Dragon+’ is a free ‘D&D’ resource that is available for iOS and Android devices (best viewed on a tablet, and my screenshots are from iPad–not sure if features and functions are identical with Android tablets). It contains articles and interviews with a mix of individuals and companies that are providing content and services to ‘D&D’ fans, along with videos, hyperlinks to external content, and plenty of eye candy. Read More

10 Tips for Teaching Younger Gamers More Complex Games

10 Tips for Teaching Younger Gamers More Complex Games

Yesterday, Jonathan offered up 10 reasons to play board games with your kids… and today I’d like to offer up 10 tips for teaching your young children to play more complex board games. These tips are reprinted (with permission) from an article I wrote for the Winter 2014 issue of Casual Game Insider, a magazine dedicated to casual board gaming. Read More

Review: The Fujitsu ScanSnap SV600 Overhead Scanner

Review: The Fujitsu ScanSnap SV600 Overhead Scanner

The SV600 is an overhead scanner that allows for scanning of books, magazines, individual sheets, business cards, photos, and much more. It has some very special software under the hood that allows it to not only identify multiple items placed in front of it, but it can also handle the curve of the pages from an open book or magazine scan, flattening the scan and performing clean up to create a clear image. Read More