The Pentagon’s professional military wargamers are in need of an infusion of younger and more diverse talent
How We Get To Next, Nov. 25, 2016 Continue reading “Wargaming Needs New Recruits to Save Lives”
Almost all the promise once held by virtual worlds has since been realized by Facebook.
Wired.com/Opinion, May 30, 2012 Continue reading “How Facebook Killed the Virtual World”
It used to be the last word in youth culture. Now MTV is more about reality shows than rock stars. Can a virtual world of 3-D avatars help the network get its groove back?
Wired magazine, February 2007 Continue reading “A Second Life For MTV”
A post on a formative gaming experience, originally written for my now-defunct Walkerings blog.
August 2005 Continue reading “The History of My Adventure”
Snacking Before Sundown Prohibited By Prophet But Nighttime Noshing OK
IS KOSHER, SAYS KORAN
Banks, Souqs, Mosques & Malls Make a Medley of Old & New In the Modern Muslim World
Philadelphia Independent, front page, Late Winter 2004 Continue reading “Ramadan Revelry: Holy Fasting Days and Wild Mall Nights”
Zawan al-Said has broken the mould of Arab broadcasting – twice. She presents a controversial and opinionated radio talk show, and she is a member of Oman’s ruling royal family.
The Times (London), T2 section, Thursday, January 15, 2004
(Read this article at The Times. Registration / subscription required) Continue reading “Interview: Oman’s Shock Jock”
If you don’t grow up with money and then are suddenly worth millions, how does it change your life?
Details magazine, April 2003 Continue reading “What It’s Like To Be A Millionaire”
A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the 3rd World Water Forum
WWF4: IN THE PALACE OF THE IRON SHEIK?
For Coffee is Thicker Than Blood
Philadelphia Independent, front page, Spring 2003 Continue reading “A World Safe For Starbucks”
The Holy Land Experience has brought the best bits of the Bible to Disney World. Florida’s theme park pilgrims love it — local Jews aren’t so pleased.
Financial Times, weekend magazine, The Business, April 14, 2001 (2,733 words) Continue reading “Land of Our Father”
Why the High-Tech Industry Wants Dropouts
The New York Times Magazine, March 5, 2000 Continue reading “Who Needs A Diploma?”