From Across the Net – “Half Life: Blue Shift”

My friend Joe, over at the Raving Luhn, wrote about Half Life: Blue Shift this week. The game puts you in the shoes of Barney Calhoun on the day everything went wrong in the Black Mesa research facility. Honestly, there’s not much to Blue Shift. Barney’s story is pretty simplistic: Trapped in Black Mesa, he sets outContinue reading “From Across the Net – “Half Life: Blue Shift””

From Across the Net – “Rotten STEM: How Technology Corrupts Education”

“The American public education system, a rusted-out 1976 mustard sedan whose “check engine” light is always on, is driven by a psychopath who wants, by turns, to crash it for the insurance, to insist that cars can be submarines, and to spend hilarious sums on unnecessary parts.”