(From the Wall Street Journal)
Yesterday's paper had an article on toys in the Consumer Technology and Web Watch sections.
Downside: Many websites are written to work only with Internet Explorer. Upside: Most of the bugs, viruses, trojans, and spyware are also.
One of my duties for Loscon involves hosting parties in my hotel room at conventions. I'll have to see what sort of stuff I can find here, when I'm not at work.
A bunch of my friends are in to board games in a big way, and I've been hooked on a few of them. Also, these represent an alternative to computer games. Besides, not all families have their computers networked so they can have a game night together.