kicking my analytics habit

Before setting up this website and releasing Planet Lettra, I barely existed on the web.  Even now my presence is very modest.  This difference, however, is that the public interaction with that modest presence is highly quantified. Analytics are everywhere and I find it so compelling to stare at that data, slicing and dicing it by read more

No Shooting. No Shopping.

Long before I decided to try my hand at making apps, I had found a principle to guide me in designing games and choosing what projects to work on.  “In my games there’ll be no shooting and no shopping,”  I would tell my kids (who fancy themselves gamers and certainly are more so than their read more

The belly of Planet Lettra

Several reviewers suggested that it would be good if kids could “review” the real words they had already built and fed to the Munchers on Planet Lettra.  This feature had been added to version 2.1, The Australia Update, coming soon to the App Store.  Why Australia?  Because now you can travel down under the planet surface read more