Games at Gen Con

Gen Con: Thursday through Sunday I started off my first day of Gen Con with two non-gaming mini workshops on the art and method of zentangle; everyone else stormed the exhibit hall when it opened. I had a great time doodling with a purpose! The […]

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#BLND2017

Don’t be mistaken: it’s not BLIND without the “I” (get it?); it’s pronounced “BLEND”. I don’t remember what it stands for, but it’s the intersection of business and design. I had the opportunity to attend BLND, this one-day, full-day UX event (conference) that was entirely¬†free¬†(even […]

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Local drop-in programs for toddlers

Now that the adults have ideas on what #kwawesome offers, here’s a list of no or low-cost drop-in programs that are toddler friendly. While the local libraries, Early Years Centres, and some community centres / associations have great programs for children and caregivers, most of […]

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Things to do in KW

A few nights ago, a friend asked me what there was to do in Kitchener-Waterloo, and how I found out about them. This isn’t the first time someone has asked for ideas, so I figured a compiled list of what I follow may be helpful to […]

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UX Week: Last Day

The last day of UX Week had a great line-up of speakers and topics, with ideas around social, local, mobile and some of their comments: Facebook’s ad designer Paul Adams demonstrated that the web is being rebuilt around people – and, it isn’t surprising that […]

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