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LOOK: Artist Spends 50 Years Creating Massive Fictional Map

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.01.2013 | Arts

In 1963, a man named Jerry Gretzinger began sketching and painting a map for a fictional world, populated by land masses and buildings that originated...

'Worst Company In America'

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.10.2013 | Technology

A Consumerist readers' poll of the "worst companies" has awarded Electronic Arts a "Golden Poo" for the second year in a row. The video game maker, wh...

EA's CEO Resigns After 'SimCity' Disaster

Reuters | Malathi Nayak | Posted 03.18.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Electronic Arts' Chief Executive Officer John Riccitiello has resigned, saying he was "accountable" for the company's missin...

EA's Sims PR Disaster: The Final Straw in the DRM Debate?

Raymond Schillinger | Posted 05.13.2013 | Technology
Raymond Schillinger

One would think that the makers of a game focused squarely on effective management of resources and public sentiment could do a bit better. The irony, nonetheless, is striking.

EA Apologizes For SimCity Disaster

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 03.12.2013 | Technology

Well, you know what they say: Rome wasn't built in a day. Still, to some gamers, it feels like it's taken Electronic Arts a millennium to iron out the...

SimCity Launch The Worst Gaming Disaster Ever?

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 03.08.2013 | Technology

Despite positive reviews from many critics, EA's disastrous SimCity launch might go down as one of the worst debacles in the history of gaming. How ba...

Life Has No Cheat Codes

Graham Milne | Posted 04.10.2013 | Parents
Graham Milne

Instead of putting in the mental exertion or time commitment to try and solve a puzzle -- and develop their critical thinking at the same time -- a kid's first recourse is to beg Dad to go online for a cheat code.

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: SimCity Creators Make Herman Cain Video, Lower Price Of Game To $9.99

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Presidential candidate Herman Cain swears he didn't get the idea for his 999 tax plan from SimCity, but the makers of that video game ar...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Herman Cain On Whether His '999' Plan Came From 'SimCity'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Friday, Herman Cain responded to The Huffington Post's analysis of the similarities between his "999" economic plan and the default t...

Amanda Terkel

Did Herman Cain's 999 Plan Come From SimCity?

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In Herman Cain's America, the tax code would be very, very simple: The corporate income tax rate would be 9 percent, the personal income...

Schools Should Help Kids Build Robust Mental Models

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Tom Vander Ark

Smart schools will help students develop rich mental models by engaging them in systems thinking early and often with fames, sims, and virtual environments.