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Entries from January 2006

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January 9th, 2006 · 4 Comments

Well, my whole ‘bumper crop of Christmas posts’ thing didn’t work out so well, what with going to a wedding in Cambridge with no internet access. Still, the posts are waiting…
As most people know, Microsoft launched the Xbox 360 worldwide in November last year. There was a lot of fanfare, and lots of people gushing [...]

Tags: games

The Case for Contamination

January 5th, 2006 · 1 Comment

The Case for Contamination – from the New York Times magazine. A well-written and engaging essay on why cosmopolitanism is good, and trying to protect cultural practices is bad (I simplify).

Tags: philosophy · politics

LCD boardgame

January 4th, 2006 · 1 Comment

LCD boardgames that can detect the position of your counters – well, so much for my grand idea. Having said that, I’m pretty sure that a lot of other people have had the idea of LCD boardgames before.

Tags: boardgame · games