An online feature about deep life for Smithsonian

Nematodes (blue) wiggle inside a stalactite from a South African gold mine in this image taken with an electron microscope. (Credit: Gaetan Borgonie)

Nematodes (blue) wiggle inside a stalactite from a South African gold mine in this image taken with an electron microscope. (Credit: Gaetan Borgonie)

I just got done with a Smithsonian feature on microbes that live in extremely inhospitable […Read More]

Smithsonian video game exhibition

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Saw my name scrolling on the wall, thanks to my contribution to the Art of Video Games exhibition at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art, which I went to see yesterday. (I think I paid $10 in an online campaign a year ago).

The exhibition was interesting, although it was more like a quick walk through the history of video games. Quite nostalgia-inducing, and interesting to see some old consoles and games that I’d only ever heard about.

The interactive section was pretty small, and I’d already played all the games […Read More]