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There’s a Lot You Can Learn From 404s

So I made some changes to one of my WordPress sites recently that updated some of the URLs for some very old posts on the site. Nothing would have broken on the site itself, but if someone had posted a link directly to a post a long time ago, it could now lead to a […]

Posted on June 22, 2017 at 6:39 pm by site admin · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Everything’s Coming Up HTML5

Been working this past week on converting my second site this year from Flash to HTML5. That’s HTML5 as in really just JavaScript. I mean there is CSS and HTML involved, and even some server-side stuff. But it is really about JavaScript. It is just too hard to run Flash these days. Most browsers block […]

Posted on June 16, 2017 at 11:50 am by site admin · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Introducing AskAny.com

For the last 20 years I have created web-based games, produced video podcasts and tutorials, written computer books, and developed mobile apps. But I hope my next project overshadows all of that and becomes my legacy. The Internet has allowed us to connect with each other in many ways. There’s the one-to-one of email and […]

Posted on November 17, 2015 at 10:54 am by site admin · Permalink · 2 Comments
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Apple Cars? Maybe It Is All About the Batteries.

The weird Apple rumor of the week is that Apple is getting into the car business. First, some articles pointed to some minivans with cameras that were registered to Apple and postulated that Apple was taking pictures to enhance Apple Maps. Others thought that this was perhaps a self-driving car, like what Google has been […]

Posted on February 14, 2015 at 4:00 pm by site admin · Permalink · 2 Comments
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Why I’m Trying the Freemium Model With Starship Captain

My biggest app game ever, Starship Captain, launched today. It is a throw-back to the strategy/adventure games I created earlier in my career, Space Pirate and Rebel Dawn. But with the old comes something new: a new revenue model to try out. “Freemium” is a term used to describe an app that is free to […]

Posted on February 12, 2015 at 11:08 am by site admin · Permalink · 5 Comments
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