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How a group of college students made gaming history at the dawn of personal computing and computer networks.
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Photographed by Annie Leibovitz, Han Solo and Chewbacca team up with some of the newer heroes in the galaxy.
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It's almost unimaginable that we've been publishing TidBITS for 25 years, but it's true!
It seems like only yesterday we were reviewing Now Utilities and writing about the latest update to WordPerfect. That’s right, TidBITS has now been publishing for 25 years, making us one of the oldest Internet publications of all time. Adam shares some of how we got here.
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Time travel.
A woman with a rare dissociative amnesia woke up thinking she was a teenager again
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I think the latter would be the popular choice, since that’s what the fitness industry is essentially about. ;)

As far as actual time travel where mind and body are interdependent, I wouldn’t want to return to my days as a minor with limited agency and rules not set by myself, even with my now-mind. For that, throw me into the future as far as the knob will twist.

(However, traveling to the distant future works a lot better when the mind and body remain as one.)

And you? Where are you headed?
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How many times a day would you say you check your smartphone? Be honest. For the average person, it’s 150 times a day. And most of those interactions happen in less than a second.
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The new Mirror's Edge from developer DICE will be released in early 2016, publisher Electronic Arts confirmed today. EA lists the game for release during the first three months of 2016 in a...
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My vision of life is that everything extends from replicators, which are in practice DNA molecules on this planet. The replicators reach out into the world to influence their own probability of being passed on. Mostly they don't reach further than the individual body in which they sit, ...
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Good afternoon, everyone. Here’s a new trailer for that movie about space.
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As with the universe itself, knowing this makes me neither happy, nor sad. I just am, for a time. ;)
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Join me. Tell Congress that it's time to end the NSA's unconstitutional mass surveillance under the Patriot Act. https://fight215.org
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After years of speculating about possible futures in his writing, William Gibson recently tried out one the world's contemporary science fictions come true. At TED, he strapped on a Gear VR headset.
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Work
Occupation
UI Designer
Employment
  • Beckon
    Creative Director, 2012 - present
  • Scamper Laboratories
    Thaumaturge, 1995 - present
  • Lithium Technologies
    Creative Director, 2010 - 2012
  • Scout Labs
    Creative Director, 2008 - 2011
  • Technorati
    Graphic Designer, 2006 - 2008
  • LookSmart
    Senior Graphic / UI Designer, 1997 - 2006
  • Worlds Inc.
    Art Director, 1995 - 1997
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scamper, virtuality, jeff
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pixels and chocolate
Introduction

At work, scamper is a ui designer, aesthete, and pixel thaumaturge.

At play, scamper is an aficionado of curious prose, obsessive tautologies, and diabolical contradictions, a writer of fantastic fiction, a dabbler in music, a chocolate expert, and an unrepentant gamer.

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Never used a Microsoft product.
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Reston, VA - Chantilly, VA - Point Richmond, CA - Emeryville, CA - Piedmont, CA