A passion for passion

A Flight Simulator writer writing about Flight Simulator writing

December, 2005

  • A passion for science

    I like science. So does my friend. He just doesn't like scientists much. Or at least the ones he sees on TV. Richard Dawkins is one of his favorite whipping boys. He thinks that scientists are arrogant and that they approach science as their religion...
  • Tumbling tumbleweeds

    I went to see King Kong last weekend. As a technophile, I loved the CG. The big monkey looked amazing and the island was pretty cool. I liked the scenes in NYC where Kong is tossing cars around. 1930s NYC looked totally believable. As a writer, I was...
  • Information when you need it

    The problem with software, especially really deep, rich software products, is that users want to start using them right out of the box. So maybe the problem is with users. That's a joke. We tech writers sadly admit (to ourselves) that if a user...