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I've been in tech since the 90s, the *early* 90s.

I build things, fix things and have been part of most every amazing new thing since, albeit in a backstage capacity.


What I do have is a unique set of skills and a mouth that doesn't know when to shut itself.


Email: mtpleasantbc [at] gmail


Member Blogs

Posted by Ben Jones on Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:56:00 EDT in Design, Console/PC
One weird trick for not infuriating your players.

Posted by Ben Jones on Thu, 19 Jun 2014 12:42:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Design, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet
Why social gaming as it exists today really isn't.

Ben Jones's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 07/21/2014 - 05:56]

Hi Katy, r n r ...

Hi Katy, r n r nYou 're right on. It 's not a crash bug and for those who hadn 't played the game and triggered that sequence, they wouldn 't have missed it. Still, it 's fun to whinge about things that should have been. :

Comment In: [Blog - 06/19/2014 - 10:10]

There are a few key ...

There are a few key points about designing, implementing and managing game back-end stacks that I 've learned. Here they are: r n r n1. Monitoring and Metrics are crucial -- If you don 't instrument everything, you will not be able to tell where your bottlenecks exist. You should ...