Monthly Archives: April 2011

100 Years

This year, Tsinghua University is celebrating its 100th anniversary. In 1911, the University was founded with a surplus of money that China had planned to give to the US as reparations for US victims in the Boxer Rebellion.  Interestingly, the US asked China to use that money to start a university.  Here we are 100 […]

Angry Birds

This semester, I have been teaching a class at Tsinghua University called Critical Thinking.  Over the last two months, students have been learning how to identify an argument’s pattern of reasoning, and subsequently, how to criticize it.  Students have been learning about assumptions, credibility, clarification, inferences, logical fallacies, inconsistencies, and more. Today was the summary […]

All Together Now

Here’s a picture of the final game with all of the parts spread out next to each other!  Sorry about the shadows.  The lighting in our apartment was hard to get right on all the surfaces, but you still get a good sense of how the final colors and designs look together.

Online Shoutout

We have received a lot of positive feedback about the game all along in its development.  One sign that we did ok recently was that the factory asked us if they could put the game up on their website as an example of a product that they manufactured.  Of course we said yes. Once they […]