The Swiss Army Knife Conundrum

Here is my latest editorial for the September 2013 issue of php[architect] magazine:

php[architect] - September 2013

The Swiss Army Knife Conundrum

Many of you may remember the “Swiss Army Knife” discussion that occurred in late 2011. It was highlighted by beloved blogger, Cal Evans (@calevans) in his two blog posts written just about a month apart. Continue reading “The Swiss Army Knife Conundrum”

Playing Ticket to Ride with a Four Year Old

I love strategy-based board games, and I have a four year old that loves to play games with me. There aren’t many board games for four year olds that aren’t mostly (if not entirely) chance-based, so I wanted to find a way to start introducing my son, Liam, to games with some strategy in them. Ticket to Ride seemed like a good choice, but he’s only just learning to read so the city names are currently beyond his ability to sound out. Sticky notes to the rescue!


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