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Feminist hacker Barbie doesn’t need your goddamned help, Steven and Brian

In response to the uproar over Mattel’s sexist Barbie I Can Be a Computer Engineer, in which Barbie declares that she needs male assistance in order to make her game idea a reality, the internet has responded in the most wonderful way. With memes. A quick search of the Twitter hashtag #FeministHackerBarbie will bring up […]

Iron Galaxy’s lessons learned on the path to Killer Instinct -

Iron Galaxy is tough to pin down. The Chicago-based studio got its start in 2008 as a tech shop and development gun-for-hire, helping publishers and studios ship their games on new platforms — or just ship them period. In the years since, it’s worked on everything from original IP (Wreckateer) to co-development deals (Divekick) and […]

Codarica: Fun Coding Games to Teach Children as Young as 6 to Code

Coding is a highly useful skill that every child must have. It develops vital 21st century skills like problem-solving, critical thinking, communication, creativity, etc. Plus, it is absolute fun and encourages kids to become architects, not just users, of the technology. Bill Gates once said, “Learning to write programs stretches your mind and helps you […]

We’re All Using Different Definitions Of Community, Here Are The Differences

There is a lot of advice about building communities online. Much of it won’t apply to you because you use a different definition of community than the person giving the advice. As community professionals, we tend hold many different definitions which broadly fall under three distinct categories. These are: 1) The Common Interest Definition The […]