For the month of April, I focused on posting more content. One a day I said. Alas not everything went to plan. Like Mike Tyson said – “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face”. This is me, punched in the face, writing this article for the second time after I lost an hour’s work. Here’s what you can learn from this experiment. Continue reading →
Having marked 5 weeks in self isolation, I managed to complete another 30 day learning experiment completely unknown to myself.
One of the things that I have been grateful for, is that I started a habit of journalling and this brought up some interesting insights.
And it was during my down moments that I gleamed the most valuable insights. And with kids starting home schooling, I thought this might help some parents out. Continue reading →
As part of the Think Tuesday Pandemic series, let’s tackle the first question you are going to be faced with – ample of time and so much to do. That you actually suffer paralysis. Here are some guidelines to help create a plan.
As someone that is easily excited about the latest in technology, I always look at the good that can be had by the latest trends. Ironically, there is always a downside to it. Technology, at it’s core is designed to make human lives better. But at what cost? If anything, the recent news about the data leak through Facebook and Cambridge Analytica proved that technology can be used to work on our deepest psychological traits. No matter how far we advance, some things stay the same. The key one being: Attention. Continue reading →
We’re developers, researchers, lecturers, and critics… but what inspired us to join the games industry in the first place? Did we play games for fun, once upon a time? Analysing games when they’re supposed to be ‘just for fun’ is sometimes frowned upon online, but it’s also how we can encourage positive change in the games industry. We talk about what it really means to think critically about games, the benefits it has, how we still manage to enjoy the games we play, and how you can too.
Alayna Cole [Founding director, Queerly Represent Me], Rami Ismail [Business & development guy, Vlambeer], Dakoda Barker [Lecturer, critic, and developer, University of the Sunshine Coast], David Hollingworth [Digital editor, Next Media], Jess Zammit [Senior writer, Select Start Media] Continue reading →
It’s been a while since my last Th1nk post, but this one is way too good not to share. What is really interesting is that this video is from 2005. Keep that in mind when you watch this. Continue reading →