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The Strange Nature of the Nigerian App Market

Wizard052 No surprise there (110 comments)

As Africa's most populous country, it's got millions of mobile subscribers. This is one prime market that's often overlooked as the West focuses on the BRIC markets...

more than 2 years ago
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Tales From the Tech Trenches

Wizard052 My story... (99 comments)

As an Intern, I was tasked with fixing the CEOs laptop....in so doing, I had to format it. Well, I backed up everything except for his Outlook email file (.pst)...and he never used to store anything on the server. It's a wonder I wasn't fired.

more than 3 years ago
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Should Colleges Ban Classroom Laptop Use?

Wizard052 Use Tablets (804 comments)

Tablet PCs like the ipad could be a compromise...for genuine students who want to use their machines for note-taking, but don't want to distract anyone behind them. But then again, your average college student wouldn't be having a tablet..

more than 3 years ago
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Should Colleges Ban Classroom Laptop Use?

Wizard052 Use tablets instead... (804 comments)

Tablet PCs such as the ipad could be compromise...for genuine students who want to use their machines for note-taking, but don't want to distract anyone behind them. But then again, your average college student wouldn't be having a tablet...

more than 3 years ago
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Should Colleges Ban Classroom Laptop Use?

Wizard052 Use Tablets instead (804 comments)

Maybe tablets such as the ipad would be some kind of compromise, for students who genuinely need their machines for note taking but dont want to distract the people behind them. But then again, your average college student may not have a tablet...

more than 3 years ago
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Dashboard Reveals What Google Knows About You

Wizard052 Great! One basket for all our eggs... (260 comments)

Not to look down on the efforts made by Google to prevent attacks, but doesn't this pose a huge security risk? The payload from being able to hack into a users profile from this service would be huge...

about 5 years ago
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The Credibility Issues of MS's CodePlex Foundation

Wizard052 Really Open Source? (137 comments)

"...a poorly crafted governance structure that concentrates authority at the top and leaves little power to others who might join the foundation." Doesn't look like it captures the OSS development spirit, to me...

more than 5 years ago
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Security / Privacy Advice?

Wizard052 A live example (260 comments)

Giving a live example as an introduction, sort of like a case study, will make your presentation more interesting. They should see how they can relate the security / privacy issue to their specific context...even better is to hack something right there and then, before their very eyes! Everyone loves a performance, so, be a performer.

more than 5 years ago
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Can We Create Fun Games Automatically?

Wizard052 Coming up soon... (198 comments)

...the FUNGAME MANIFESTO v1.1!! All the Science behind every fun game there ever was, distilled in a nice, just mix-with-water, logic! 101 best practices for every game developer idiot and game developer dummy!...fun games guaran-teeed!!! ...then all the games get fun. Then it all gets boring. ...then one breaks out from the mold. And that's different. And it's fun. Fun is now redefined! Wowee!... ...And so the cycle continues..

more than 5 years ago
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Unhappy People Watch More TV

Wizard052 Happiness is relative... (193 comments)

...you're as happy, TV watching or not, as you affirm yourself to be. Or is it joy you are talking about?

about 6 years ago

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