I am regularly asked by many people, especially high school students, what they need to do/learn to get ready to make games. My advice is don’t wait until your in college to start learning to make games. Start now! With hard work, focus, and dedication, you can have your first game published before you leave […]
Introduction to iPhone Programming Course This is my first effort at a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). The material presented is a sequential listing of previous blogs for learning to program the iPhone with xCode. Lesson 1: Resources that you will need In this lesson I quickly walk through what you will need to download […]
Lesson 1: Resources you will need: Welcome to iPhone/iPad Programming 1! To get things rolling you will need a few things: Book: I am more or less following Beginning iPhone 3 Development: Exploring the iPhone SDK. I have found it to be well written, and until I finish writing my own textbook on the topic, […]
This is an idea I have had for a long time (since my wife and I started Burton’s Garden of Schools 20 years ago): Create a venue that would allow people to learn to develop their knowledge and skills, for free or a low cost. MOOC I read in the Chronicle of Higher Learning that […]
Today I learned that a University in India developed (prototyped) a new tablet that will run the Android OS, has a video camera, supports Flash, has a USB port and only costs $35. First, I would like to say to the students and faculty: congratulations and well done! It has always amazed me what a […]
Marvell’s Mobylize the answer to the OLPC question?
Getting ready for an academic poster session.
This morning I heard a story on CNN about some parents in Georgia that were upset that the rapper T.I. was allowed to serve part of his community service by speaking to their middle school children. The parents were upset that they were not given a choice for their children to opt-out of the school […]