Andrew decided to venture out on his own and enter the world of Minez, a Minecraft Server Mod where you spawn with only water, bandages, a sword and a communicator and the rest is up to you to survive. In this collection we find out how hard an all zombie Apocalypse in Minecraft can be when you can’t just dig a hole and hide in it.read more
Once again Keith enters the world of Dark Souls for the new PC release; Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition Part 2!read more
Synchronous communication refers to the kind of communication you’re having when you’re on an Instant Messenger (IM). Your conversation is happening in ‘real time’ – there’s a continuous stream of data between the two of you, with negligible delay between the sending and receipt of information. This contrasts with asynchronous communication – say, for example, via emailed solutions. You send your message and there’s an appreciable period of time in which that information lies dormant until it is acted upon.
The business world has really caught up to the value of blending synchronous and asynchronous communication. E-mail is still king among businesses – a vast amount of formal and informal communication is still sent via e-mail, but there are some cases where some online tools, such as Google Docs, or mind-mapping tool MindMeister, might just provide the synchronicity you need to collaborate more efficiently.read more
This year I was able to attend my first PAX and it was pretty fun. The conference lasted 3 days and was a very good time. Throughout the past few years I have been to CES, E3, and GenCon but none of those are quite like PAX here in Seattle.read more
I sat down with Monochrome LLC to play a demo of their upcoming game, Contagion. Contagion is to be a spiritual successor to Monochrome’s wildly successful Half-Life 2 Modification, Zombie Panic: Source. Contagion is a cooperative survival horror FPS that will be using the Source Engine.read more