Ok, so I check in a couple of days ago, and someone else became mayor later that day. By game math, that should never have happened. Ties always default to the current mayor, so once you check in for the day, you are safe. There's no way for someone to have more check-ins than you if you are both checking in every day and you have checked in first. The most you can have is a tie, and the ties resolve to the current mayor. I thought maybe the bug was just a delayed notification and he'd checked in earlier than I had that day.
The next day when I check in, it says I'm two days away from becoming mayor. Another thing that should never happen. I've been checking in every day, and there are no negative check-ins.
Then the next day, the screen still says that I have 29 and that he has "31 check-ins in 30 days." Only one check-in should count towards this score per day per game rules. So either it's not counting my check-ins or it's overcounting his.
So then I realize that the only location app I currently cared about enough to put up with bugs like this was Pokemon Go. The end.
Edit: looks like the issue is actually an ungraceful responsive design (byline is there but disappears at resolutions under 1200 wide) combined with an URL cleanup effort without redirects that wiped out the previous Google map of the site.
- NWEASr Instructional Designer, 2014 - present
- About.comFreelance Writer, 2006 - presentI am a regular contributor and cover everything of and relating to Google with a combination of short blog posts and long-form content pieces. I also edit a weekly newsletter and any posts by contributing writers. About.com was previously owned by the New York Times company and moved to Ask.com in 2012.
- ApressFreelance Writer, 2010 - presentI've written books as the sole author and co-author. I've also served as technical reviewer.
- Johnson County Community CollegeSr Education Technology Analyst, 1999 - 2014This is a job requiring a lot of hats. I'm a technology scout, instructional designer, technical support person, trainer, and project manager. I've created 3-D videos in Maya, administered a multisite WordPress, designed a sim in Second Life, and created more than one interactive learning app. I'm always up for a new challenge.
- Wired: GeekMomCore Contributor/ Senior Web Editor, 2012 - 2013This is the companion blog to the long-running Wired:GeekDad blog and covered the mother's perspective on technology, popular culture, and lifestyle topics. In 2013, the blog moved to its own domain. I write about everything from Mayim Bialik's stance on vaccines to teaching kids how to code. I also am a site administrator and created the current child theme in WordPress.
BFA in Printmaking
- "Build and Program Your Own LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Robots" (Pearson Aug 25, 2014)
- Using Galaxy Tab: An Android Tablet: (Apress Nov 24, 2014)
- "Android Tablets Made Simple" (Apress Nov 17, 2011)
- "Android for Work" (Apress Sep 1, 2010)
- "Droids Made Simple" with Gary Mazo and Martin Trautschold (Apress Dec 20, 2010)
- "How to Collect Creepy Crawlies." ("Wired" UK. Conde Nast, 21 Oct. 2013).
- "How to Make an 8-bit Quilt" (WIRED UK March 1, 2013)
- "Innovative Pedagogies: Reflecting on Innovative Pedagogies in LIS Education" Juried conference presentation, ALISE January 2015
- “Case-based Learning as Pedagogy for Teaching Information Ethics and Improving Future Librarians' Communication for Leadership in a Democratic Society” Poster session. Emporia State University Research and Creativity Day May 1, 2014
- Michigan State UniversityGraduate Certificate in Serious Games, present
- Emporia State UniversityPhD Library and Information Management, present
- University of KansasBFA in Printmaking, 1995
- Johnson County Community CollegeAdvanced Certificate in Computer Interactive Media
- Emporia State UniversityMS Instructional Design and Technology, 2002
- Lara Croft GO
- Minecraft Story Mode
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