Dragon Army update: Things are going great

July 14, 2014

A funny thing happened this weekend. I updated my LinkedIn profile to include the non-profit that I co-founded, MATCH Atlanta. After updating it, I specifically moved the MATCH listing down a few pegs in the list of my “experience” because I didn’t want people to think that I was no longer with Dragon Army. However, […]

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What do you get when you mix the cast of Friends with a Windows 95 launch CD? #awesomesauce

July 10, 2014
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Two (very different, but very true) signs that games are MASSIVE

July 8, 2014

I spend a lot of time these days studying the gaming industry. I’ve read a few books on the subject recently and am almost finished with another. And I actively keep up with trends in the space. Here are two stories that continue to remind me just how big this industry is. Minecraft Is Part […]

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What gets measured gets…?

July 3, 2014

One of my favorite boards to be on is the AMA (American Marketing Association) Atlanta Executive Board. And each year, that board participates in a white paper and this year’s topic was What Gets Measured Gets…? A favorite saying of one of my mentors is “What gets measured gets done.” He would say that at […]

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Instacart is in Atlanta!

July 1, 2014

Yes, yes, we all know that Webvan is known to be the “largest dot-com bust in history”. However, I’ve always thought the idea was needed if someone could just pull it off. Ahead of its time, like most great things. And now, perhaps, the future is here. Instacart is in Atlanta and I’m already their biggest […]

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Two books I recommend, and yes, they’re both video game books

June 30, 2014

Since starting Dragon Army back in September of last year, I’ve had the fun task of boning up on the video game industry. I’ve been playing more video games – nice perk, right – but of course its had its draw backs at home, thus the Kindle experiment I wrote about last week. I’ve also […]

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The #1 reason why you shouldn’t bet against the Amazon Fire phone

June 29, 2014

Remember Amazon.com? The world’s largest store? Check out their homepage: Still think Amazon is going to have a hard time selling their Fire phone? Also, as a game developer with a good relationship with Amazon, we actually have a developer edition of the phone. And its pretty sweet ;)

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This week I visited Year Up, an incredible nonprofit

June 27, 2014

There are so many great nonprofits in Atlanta serving people that truly need help. I’ve had the opportunity to get to know a small group of them intimately by sitting on boards and helping with campaigns, while at the same time exposing my network to a larger group of them via MATCH Atlanta and Advice For […]

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Introducing TrackR, the thinnest item-tracking device ever #indiegogo

June 25, 2014

I’m a big fan of crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. And of Uruut, which is an Atlanta Tech Village startup that does a similar thing for non-profits! One of my good friends just backed a new product called TrackR on Indiegogo and after taking a look, I quickly decided I needed to try this […]

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I’ve been having too much “screen time” at home, so I’m adding one more screen to solve the problem

June 23, 2014

There’s an on-going struggle at my house to get my children to use less screen time (iPads or iPhones, TV, or video games). My wife actually does an amazing job keeping the kids our circus at bay with this and from what I can tell, their screen time is below the average. However, its still […]

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