@David-Thomas active 8 months, 3 weeks ago ActivityProfile View General First Name David Last Name Thomas Job Title Director of Academic Technology Organization University of Colorado Denver Country United States Show Your Info? Yes Social Networks Facebook URL https://www.facebook.com/doihavetohaveausername/ LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/in/davidthomasdenver Contact Info Website http://www.cuonline.edu Blog http://www.buzzcut.com Extended Profile Interests Theory of fun Design of fun objects The future of higher education The history of digital media and computers Organizational effectiveness Biography David Thomas, PhD, is the director of academic technology at the University of Colorado Denver where he oversees faculty support, program development and the academic technology product portfolio for both the downtown and Anschutz Medical campuses. He is an assistant professor, attendant, in the Department of Architecture at the University of Colorado Denver. His research focuses on the theory and design of fun objects. This search for fun ranges from games to architecture. For over 20 years he has worked as a professional videogame journalist, tying many of these interests into an inquiry as fun as a native aesthetic of games.