Daily Archives: April 24, 2013

Rainbow, 4/24/13

I see some cool stuff from my front yard sometimes. Larger versions are here. Feel free to use ’em for computer wallpapers if you like.

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My Weekend Schedule at C2E2 and University of Chicago

Hey, if you’re in the Chicagoland area this weekend, you’ll have a chance to see me at C2E2, where I will be signing and doing a panel, and, if you are a University of Chicago student, at the UofC, where I will be doing a chat. Here is my official schedule. Friday at University of […]

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The Lowest Difficulty Setting as Teaching Tool

This is interesting: Writer and teacher Samantha Allen assigns my “Straight White Male: The Lowest Difficulty Setting There Is” piece in her Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 100 class (along with her own, similar article) and then as a teaching exercise runs her students through Halo, with the game set at varying difficulties, to see if a video […]

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Me at the Guardian and LA Times

I’m showing up at a couple of news outlets today, so let me share those with you. One, here’s a video interview I did with Carolyn Kellogg of The Los Angeles Times, mostly talking about The Human Division. Please to admire my fine apparel. Two, The Guardian has a piece on the changing world of […]

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The Big Idea: Josin McQuein

Today’s metaphor for ideas comes to you from Josin L. McQuein, author of the new YA science fiction book Arclight. And what is that metaphor? Hint: They are small, they are many, and if you are not careful, they are coming for you — or at least at you, in their multitudes. Prepare yourself. JOSIN […]

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