Category Archives: Personal Development

Motivational Anti-Matter

Hi my name is Peter, and I have a problem. I’ve been suffering from a lack of motivation. Almost a year and a half ago I quit my job to go indie. My circumstances were not unlike many in the same situation – I had six months in savings and was going to have a [...]

The Psychology of Why We Fail to Fail [Updated]

Update: The incredbile Amaze Festival in joburg gave me a chance to revisit this talk and throw all of my new discoveries since last time I presented at a local Make Games SA community gathering. It was fantastic to see a legitimate celebration of games happening on African soil! This talk investigates the premise that [...]

How Programming Changed My Life

I will never forget sitting in that bar, wondering if my future colleagues would smell the fact I’d only just endured a 15 hour cross country trek in my old VW golf without aircon. For them it was just an excuse to kick back with end-of-the-month friday drinks. For me it was the first drink [...]