Author Archives: Wiesman

About Wiesman

Husband, father, video game developer, liberal, and perpetual Underdog.

The Bitwise Challenge Post-Mortem, Part 4

This is part 4 of the post-mortem I’m doing for the Bitwise Challenge, in which I made a Tetris-like game called Loftis as an Addon in WildStar in four hours. Here are links to parts one, two, and three. Okay, so by … Continue reading

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The Bitwise Challenge Post-Mortem, Part 3

This is part 3 of the post-mortem I’m doing for the Bitwise Challenge, in which I made a Tetris-like game called Loftis as an Addon in WildStar in four hours. Here are links to parts one and two. Just a … Continue reading

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The Bitwise Challenge Post-Mortem, Part 2

Hello again. This is the second post in a series about the Bitwise Challenge, wherein I wrote a Tetris clone as an Addon in the upcoming MMO WildStar. Part 1 is here. When I ended the last post, I had … Continue reading

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The Bitwise Challenge Post Mortem, Part 1

Hello! If you are reading this, it’s probably because you either a) were directed here by a tweet about the Bitwise Challenge, or b) you used to read a political blog called SomeDisagree and you decided to see what’s up … Continue reading

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Sometimes I am rude on Facebook

So, um, hi. Yeah, I haven’t posted since the election. Sorry about that. I don’t even have a really good excuse for that; I just haven’t felt compelled at all to post. That kind of changed today, as the world … Continue reading

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My final prediction for the 2012 Presidential Election

Well, here we are, one day to go. Way way back in May I posted my “official” prediction for the 2012 presidential election. I’d like to point out that this prediction was made before Nate Silver started posting his projections … Continue reading

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Your weekly presidential address for November 3rd, 2012

Good morning. I know, I know. I’ve been terrible with keeping on top of these weekly addresses. I haven’t posted one since August 18th! Terrible. To be fair, I’ve been pretty terrible at posting at all lately. Work has been … Continue reading

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November jobs report, last in our series and a good one

Well, we’ve reached the end of this series that I started back in March. This was all inspired by a blog post by Nate Silver who suggested that the employment situation would be one of, if not the, most important … Continue reading

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For first time in my life, I won’t be voting on principle…

…alone. This occurred to me the other day when my wife and I were having one of those “kitchen table talks” about finances. I have always taken a kind of foolish pride in telling myself that I was casting my … Continue reading

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Conservative outrage viciously attacks satire

As I type this, satire is on the floor, curled up in the fetal position, begging reality to ease up just a little. I enjoy making fun of Republicans and conservatives; I really do. But recently some have gone so … Continue reading

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