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Harry, Me and Claire

 

Harry Nelson

In 2006, I met Harry and Claire Nelson at my first International Puzzle Party in Boston.  I was thrilled to meet Harry as he’s a legend in the puzzle world.  His accomplishments are numerous in the areas of puzzles, mathematics, computers and chess.  Harry was also the editor of the Journal of Recreational Mathematics for [...]

Rush Hour IPad Launch!

THINKFUN LAUNCHES UNIVERSAL RUSH HOUR APP FOR IPADTM

Renowned game and puzzle manufacturer, ThinkFun Inc., is proud to announce the release of Rush Hour for the new Apple iPadTM.  Rush Hour for iPad is the latest addition to the suite of Rush Hour apps available across a wide range of mobile platforms.  The new iPad app [...]

Inventors at G4G

I was pleased to connect with many inventors at G4G this year.  I have collected puzzles and played board games for as long as I can remember.  I also was an avid user of both in my classroom when I was a teacher.  You can imagine how thrilled I was to first meet Bill Ritchie.  And now it [...]

Going to the Gathering 4 Gardner!

Do you have mentors in your life who have inspired you?  I have been fortunate to have had many people help me become the person I am today.  First, my parents.  My mom has taught me that an independent woman can do anything she sets her mind to.  My dad was a mathematics teacher who [...]

Meet the Puzzle Hunter!

Do you love mechanical puzzles?  Do you love games?  I do and I’m lucky enough to be making a living at the things I love.  For me, I feel like I have the best job in the world.  My name is Tanya Thompson and I work for a wonderful mind challenging game company called ThinkFun.  [...]