February 15, 2021

State as Vending Machine

One of the most common topics in programming is state. It appears in as diverse contexts as creating web applications through understanding scene rendering in game engines. Often described as simply as “a set of values” or in much more complex terms connected to mathematical representations of algorithms as state machines, it touches on many …

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The New #RealCollege Blog

Harvard takes up entirely too much space in this country. We need to start listening to the voices of people outside gated campuses if we care about rethinking what college can be.That’s why I’m so excited about the new #RealCollege blog from the Hope …

Playing with Petals and Poems

I saw this article in the New York Times about a collaborative game you can play with poetry and a deck of flower-themed cards. They called it The Flower Petal Game, and I decided to give it a try on Twitter with the CLMOOC hashtag, and sure enough, I had some friends playing along. And […]