I’ve yet to run into a +60 yr old in Overwatch, but do occasionally find a +50 like me. Mostly “the kids” are amused to know my Dad76 tag is because I’m a dad with kids old enough to like the meme that inspired the tag. https://melmagazine.com/en-us/story/video-games-retirement-senior-men?utm_source=pocket-newtab
I’m enjoying the Morning Brew mailing list; quick hits on money, business and the world, mixed with some humor. Top was amusing today. join here https://www.morningbrew.com/daily/r/?kid=82b215f2
Headline should be “Alaska gov relents on destroying university system, imposing only draconian cuts.” Quite the slight of hand, by “relenting” he achieved cuts that would have made headlines on their own. https://www.chronicle.com/article/Amid-Backlash-Alaska-Governor/246951?cid=db
Win: Apple Makes it Harder to Let Apps Always Track Your Location
Apple changed location permissions to require users to think more carefully about giving "Always" access. That's a good thing for users, but its causing some developers to throw a tantrum.
The Chronicle of Higher Ed sent out an “Advice Guide” for "How to Teach a Good First Day of Class.” It's like they know the semester is starting soon. (Advice is pretty good, btw.) https://www.chronicle.com/interactives/advice-firstday?utm_source=at&utm_medium=en&cid=at
Report from 2018 AR Visioning Workshop
A year ago, I took part in a workshop run by Greg Welch and Gurd Bruder, with funding from ONR (Office of Naval Research). The organizers just released a short report summarizing the results.
My son pointed me at the Glorious PC Gaming Race mice and keyboards. I’m very much enjoying the mice (cheaper than other high end gaming mice, good feel, clean design); keyboard backordered. https://www.pcgamingrace.com/products/glorious-model-o-glossy-white
Damn shame I already had my mid-life crisis. https://apple.news/Aq6YTV3r2TnS5tVFpIs2KxQ
I’ve gone almost a year without playing my bagpipes regularly (for a variety of reasons I won’t get into here), and I want to start playing again. Discovered https://learn.dojouniversity.com/ at Piper’s Dojo, I joined and am going to see if I can get back to playing again. A year doesn’... https://blairmacintyre.me/2019/08/06/pipers-dojo/
Researcher in AR/VR/MR/XR/3D/etc etc etc. Dad and Husband. Bagpiper.
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