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LOGICOMIX

BERTRAND RUSSELL: “I say... that's an interesting dichotomy: the set of sets which contain themselves, and the set of sets which don't.” There's so much LOGICOMIX does so right. At first, I went into it expecting a Logic For Dummies, to teach me layman's versions of the great ideas in…


Sound System II

The more I play Pippin Barr's Sound System II, the more brilliant I realize it truly is. It starts off as a regular Breakout game, but hitting a brick plays a musical note, while bouncing off the paddle gives you a drum beat. Actions become notes & percussion. And because…


Windy Day + thoughts on VR filmmaking

Again, another deceptively simple thing that blew my skepticism out of the water. This time, it's Windy Day. (created by Pixar animators, apparently!) I've seen more technically & graphically impressive VR films/games before, but it was this one that made me realize - holy crap, this is an actually…


I Love Google Cardboard

For the longest time, I was pretty skeptical of virtual reality. Even after trying out a friend's DK2 Oculus, sure, the graphical fidelity was fantastic, but I give no two hoots about graphics. Besides, input feels weird when you can't see your controller, the Oculus costs as much as a…