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The Tsunami and You (or Me)

People my age have only heard about the disasters that struck our parents. War time atrocities like mass killings happened almost everywhere or maybe it was the two Atomic bombs but we could only read

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THE POWER OF PLAY: ART, SOCIAL ISSUES AND EDUCATION IN GAMES Game Panel - Game Evening

The panel I was involved in at the SFIAAFF was about video games. It's great to have an opportunity to talk about art and video games since it's something that's new and cutting edge. The games we've made in the past range from Return of the Quack which is more traditional to games that feel like a true hybrid of games and art. My part was to show Game Night, Game Over, and the Scion Famicom Car. The other panelists were truly impressive and their lives are soaked in making games. I was actually the loner who doesn't make games.

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San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival Sat-Sun

That's Tim Hugh. GR contributor and friend. He can make great faces. This one had to be the best that I caught. He runs FAAIM, the Chicago version, and he does it nearly alone. I went there last year, and I wish I can go again. He's a great guy. But below is another good guy. That's Kevin Lim from Toronto and Hawaii. He's the dude I wrote about in Hawaii when I visited later last year. He has the pimp bicycle and is a very sociable person. Happiness follows him. It's great to be at the festival. I'm actually here for a panel discussion which I'll write about shortly. This festival is going through some changes, like all things...

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