Monthly Archives: December 2011

2011 Retrospective

2011 has been a year of geologic and political upheaval. The Arab Spring roared across the Middle East, tsunami waves slammed into Japan, and a fanatic was finally, fatally shot by Seal Team 6. And that’s just scratching the surface. … Continue reading

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Do Good Students make Good Citizens?

Charles here at MentorMob asked me a simple question: Will increasingly thoughtful, well-educated generations lead to a more well-educated and better functioning government and country? My first response was, apparently not. Just look around. With the exception of the 1940s, … Continue reading

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Don Rawitsch has a Secret

Last week Don Rawitsch, co-creator of the classic computer game The Oregon Trail, gave a talk on the remarkable longevity of his iconic project at the MentorMob offices in downtown Chicago. The story of The Oregon Trail’s creation and off-the-charts … Continue reading

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