The Story of Stuff

My cousin Alana sent me a link to the Story of Stuff with Annie Leonard today. It is a 20-minute Flash animated presentation about our world of consumption. The straight-talk and simple illustrations in the film cleverly depict the sad reality of our consumption habit, and how it is destroying the planet. The site is [...]

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Grandma Dora

My Grandma Dora passed away last night. She was an amazing woman and I will miss her deeply. A Holocaust survivor, mother of three daughters, and grandmother to five grandchildren, she had strength of character, with lots of energy and zest, and only love for her family. Like over 5 million Americans, my Grandmother suffered [...]

Serious Gaming

Recently, there has been a lot of attention focused on the notion of “Serious Games.” I could not be more pleased, as this is an area of great interest to me, and one I intend to explore much more of in the coming years. I am excited at the notion that gaming can have a [...]