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•THINGS YOU CAN PLAY•
explorable explanations – a hub for learning through play
adventures with anxiety – an interactive story about anxiety, where you are the anxiety
the evolution of trust – an interactive guide to the game theory of why & how we trust each other
what happens next? – covid-19 futures, explained with playable simulations
parable of the polygons – a playable post on the shape of society
we become what we behold – a game about news cycles, vicious cycles, infinite cycles
emoji simulator – a tool to make cellular automata, with emoji
coming out simulator – a half-true story about half-truths
loopy – a tool to make your own simulations of systems – by drawing them
the wisdom and/or madness of crowds – an interactive guide to human networks
how to remember anything forever-ish – an interactive comic on the science of memory
fireflies – a small, serene simulation of self-synchronization
attractor landscapes – an interactive introduction
to build a better ballot – an interactive guide to alternative voting systems
neurotic neurons – an interactive animation on neurons & anxiety
sight & light – how to create 2D visibility/shadows for your game
the magnificent 2D matrix – an explorable explanation on 2D matrices
it's a(door)able – a lovely one-minute minigame
joy.js – a tool for making happy little programs
i am become anime – a webcam toy i made for the 2018 stupid sh*t nobody needs hackathon
•PICTURES & WORDS•
mental health tips ft. anxiety wolf – my mental health journey, some science & practical tips
protecting lives & liberty – how contact tracing apps can foil both COVID-19 & Big Brother
curse of the chocolate covered broccoli – on emotion in learning
how to become a centaur – an essay published in the MIT Journal of Design & Science
does guessing first improve memory? – a randomized-controlled web experiment
•SHORT STORIES•
take your time – a short sci-fi story inspired by burnout
lizard person – a short story about feeling powerless
the lamps – a short story of friendship in a world that's too busy
lone wolf – a short story about a werewolf who just wants to make some dang coffee
•TALKS I GAVE•
human brains are awesome, human brains suck – my GDC 2019 microtalk
learning & games: a confession – my NYU Games Center 2019 talk
seeing whole systems – my Long Now talk
•OLD CRAP I'M EMBARRASSED TO TALK ABOUT BUT HERE THEY ARE•
nothing to hide – a reverse stealth game where you are your own surveillance
:the game: – some stupid Flash game I made as a kid that got inexplicably popular