Archives for January 2012

What SOPA Means in Plain Language

By now you have probably noticed that the Internet is abuzz with a protest against SOPA. I’ve read some of the news coverage and it does a shockingly poor job of explaining the objection. SOPA stands for “Stop Online Piracy Act.” It has a related piece of legislation, PIPA, the “Protect Intellectual Property Act,” that […]

A New Year, a New Edition of D&D

Today my wife pointed me to an article on CNN.com announcing a new edition of Dungeons and Dragons. That’s right. A new edition, announced only four years after the last edition. I was just starting to get used to Fourth Edition — and starting to play it enough to actually want to buy some of […]