Monthly Archive: May 2012

Fanime Report: Friday & Saturday 2

Fanime Report: Friday & Saturday

While we have an anime category, we don’t talk about it in excess (only 26 posts over 7 years). Be that as it may, Fanime is a big event each year for the staff of Snowulf. We’re all fans of anime, no shame in that, but our fandom is something on the quieter side as we’ve gotten older. Fanime gives us a chance to, once a year, really cut loose...

Fanime This Weekend 0

Fanime This Weekend

Fanime! started today, and I am currently en route to San Jose for that very reason. As previously reported, Jon went in 2009, convinced me to join him 2010 (to which we did a five part followup), and I went last year. This year, Jon and I will be there for the whole convention. The show is fairly inexpensive (though prices have been raised from last year) and a single...

Has the air been let out of the Web2.0 Bubble? 0

Has the air been let out of the Web2.0 Bubble?

I’m not really sure what to call our current tech bubble, so I decided that Web2.0 is probably most applicable. Regardless of what you call it, there is no denying that things are looking very similar to the 2000’s “Dot Com” Bubble. A company makes a pictionary clone and gets bought for $200 million. A small group makes an app to take retro looking pictures and share them; they get...

Please don’t go to Maker Faire this weekend 0

Please don’t go to Maker Faire this weekend

If you live in the SF Bay Area, you should be aware that Maker Faire is happening in San Mateo this weekend. From Saturday morning to Sunday night, traffic in the area (92 & 101) is going to be a disaster; you’ve been warned. Sure, Maker Faire is an entire weekend of AWESOME. Where else do you get to watch Cupcake Cars run between Fire Breathing Steam Punk Dragons while...