Tag: hackathon

Q/A Interview with Kate Edwards, Executive Director of Global Game Jam

I recently ran into Kate Edwards, who was amidst several speaking and mentorship opportunities in Silicon Valley, in particular speaking on a panel about representation of culture, geography, and languages in games at the Game Global Summit. Kate Edwards, if you may not be familiar with her or her background, has decades of experience in […]

The Art and Science of Hacking GIFs

I present to you the humble GIF. Often fought over in terms of pronunciation (“giff” vs “jiff”), frequently used in grainy meme animation loops, and often disregarded as the lower-quality sibling to JPEG, PNG and other image formats. A better question might be, “How do you improve the GIF?” But to start with, what are […]