This week we chat about the latest news and geeky headlines. We also show and tell our favorite geeky desk decorations. Check out our latest vlog!
How to Get Girls into Coding, New York Times, Nitasha Tiku, 05-31-2014
Alien Isolation, IGN plays the demo
Geek & Sundry, “Spooked”, Episode 1
Fight! Art Zine, The Mary Sue
NOTE: We failed to mention that TIME magazine followed up with Disney and they responded: “‘The current assortment of Star Wars products at the Disney Store launched earlier this year, and is just the beginning of what is to come,’ Disney spokeswoman Margita Thompson told TIME. ‘We’re excited to be rolling out new products in the coming months, including several items that will feature Princess Leia, one of the most iconic characters in the Star Wars galaxy.'”
Glass mobile, Leah’s Glass Creations
Ash: You still don’t understand what you’re dealing with, do you? Perfect organism. Its structural perfection is matched only by its hostility.
Lambert: You admire it.
Ash: I admire its purity. A survivor… unclouded by conscience, remorse, or delusions of morality.
Until next time, game on!
Regina & Rhonda
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Regina is a gamer, writer, teacher, and podcaster living in the Pacific Northwest. She completed her Ph.D. in 2011 from Washington State University in Vancouver and continues to teach there part time. Regina’s research interests focus on women and technology, and her dissertation discusses female gamers and identity in digital role playing games. A lifelong geek and technology enthusiast, Regina recently started a Girls Who Code club in support of their mission to close the gender gap in technology.
To continue the conversations about gender and gaming that Regina started during her research, she started a podcast called Game on Girl. Called the “NPR of game podcasts” by Chris Brown of The Married Gamers, the podcast features women involved in the game industry, and tackles some of the complicated issues in the gaming community. Season 2 began in the spring of 2018 and will premiere new episodes monthly.