What I Read: Jason Bergman

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How do we inhale the insane amount of information available to us? What I Read finds out how we navigate through the brand new world of data. Recent Inside the Vault alum Jason Bergman reads a great many things — find out more below…

I’m a total news and information junkie. I like to be inundated with information all the time.

Several times a day, I visit three gaming blogs: Shacknews (as much for the community as the news), Joystiq and Kotaku. I also regularly frequent tech blogs Engadget and Gizmodo and for a nice smattering of craziness I check out Digg. For nerdly news, I read Io9, Topless Robot, Robot 6 and Techland.

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What I Read: Brett Douville

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How do we inhale the insane amount of information available to us? What I Read finds out how we navigate through the brand new world of data. Brett Douville is our lead systems programmer here at Bethesda Game Studios.

The one constant in my reading over the last fifteen years or so has been The New York Times Magazine, which presents me with a diverse range of subjects every Sunday, from politics to cooking, architecture to dance, culture to criticism. While I’ve slipped away from the more shrill and often repetitive voices of the mainstream news media, I find that the Magazine’s coverage runs after enough time has passed that the multiple sides of any given story can be considered and discussed calmly. I usually read a bit of this on Sunday morning, and finish it off a bit at a time while making breakfasts over the next week until the next one comes.

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What I Read: Bruce Nesmith

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How do we inhale the insane amount of information available to us? What I Read finds out how we navigate through the brand new world of data. First up, Bruce Nesmith, design director at Bethesda Game Studios.

I ride the bus to work every day. Yeah, I know. I’m not a young designer trying to make ends meet anymore, but I do have teenage daughters. Car insurance is a pain. So I take the bus, which means I read on the bus. To be honest, I enjoy it because I don’t have as much time to read at home as I did when I was a young designer trying to make ends meet.

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