Jonathan S. Harbour

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Hi, I'm Jon, and I love to read. At one time, I was heavily published in a niche branch of computer science: game development. The heaviest years were 2005-2010 when I was an associate prof. Back then, there were more STEM majors than there are today, so the market for heavy math game dev books dried up. The last revision I did was Beginning Game Programming, 4th Edition, in 2014. After that, I finally completed a novel, then a sequel, and self-published it. (In case you are curious) I earned $10,000 from Amazon over 2 years and then sales dropped to a dripping faucet. It was enough to join the SFWA (and then leave because it's a hive of Woke lunatics with an unhinged president). I don't put up with crazies or bullies: Tactical disengagemen ...more

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Retro Gaming Redone (Going Solid State)

I grew up without access to any good video games. My parents believed the Atari 2600 was good enough to last us 8 years (and my sister didn’t play so “us” means “me” here). During those 8 years, I acquired about 25 4-color games which required a lot of imagination. Meanwhile, 1985 came and went: … Continue reading Retro Gaming Redone (Going Solid State) Read more of this blog post »
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