AnyKey updates

It’s been a busy semester since we announced the launch of AnyKey! We’ve released a number of whitepapers on subjects such as community management and moderation, patterns of participation at esports events, and major critical issues. Learning how to produce short overview pieces like this has been a whole new challenge and I’m looking forward…

AnyKey launches!

I’m so excited to be a part of a AnyKey, a new partnership between ESL and Intel to support and grow inclusivity in e-sports. This initiative has been in the works for a few months now and while we just announced, we’ve already been at work bringing in industry stakeholders as well as undertaking research…

E-sports history project

Over the years I’ve been fortunate to get to run several e-sports workshops that have brought in key folks in the scene to discuss critical issues. The first, called E-sports and Cyberathleticism (I know I know, forgive that “cyber” bit!)  was co-run in 2009 at Stanford (while I was on sabbatical there) with the fantastic…

Chronicle on collegiate e-sports

I was quoted in a short piece at the Chronicle of Higher Ed on the emerging collegiate e-sports scene. I found it interesting that what I think of as the newspaper for academics was taking this up. One clarification from the piece, I do actually think gaming in college spaces is growing, my point to…