Tom Woodward

Associate Director, Learning Innovation

My interests run the gamut and are probably best reflected in the sites I save, what I photograph, and what I write.

Recent Blog Posts

Weekly Web Harvest for 2018-08-05

When You Hear _______, Pay Attention – Hacker Noon… you’re about to fall into a trap and need to pay attention): Might as well do [some extra thing] while we [do the original thing] Fallout 76’s Downright Exciting Plan to Deal With Griefing and Trolls :: Games :: Features :: Fallout 76 :: PasteHoward says they wanted the game to have an element of danger without griefing, which is a tall order in an open world online game. To achieve this, they implemented features that will greatly reduce any incentive to grief other players, and turn those that do into the villains. For example, when you shoot another player, your character only does a small amount of damage, with more damage awarded if you continue and engage and enter into PvP. Players who die may seek revenge for their deaths, gaining double reward of caps and XP. Players that kill those who didn’t want to be engaged are labeled a “wanted murderer” and have a bounty placed on their head. If you are labeled a wanted murderer, you will receive no reward for those kills. Wanted murderers will also appear on your map as a red star denoting the bounty on their head, and the bounty comes out of their personal stash of caps. They also cannot see the other […]

Update Group Fields ACF

In this case, I was trying to create a post and update the fields in an ACF group via WordPress’s wp_insert_post and the documentation on the ACF site ended up being incomplete on this.

Update Group Fields ACF

In this case, I was trying to create a post and update the fields in an ACF group via WordPress’s wp_insert_post and the documentation on the ACF site ended up being incomplete on this.

Weekly Web Harvest for 2018-07-29

Fostering focus for small screens – Dropbox Design – MediumA nice before/after redesign post with a focus on mobile and simplicity.
Hack The Box :: Penetration Testing Labsinteractive learning media

Weekly Web Harvest for 2018-07-29

Fostering focus for small screens – Dropbox Design – MediumA nice before/after redesign post with a focus on mobile and simplicity.
Hack The Box :: Penetration Testing Labsinteractive learning media

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