Spring wrap-up

Whew. I feel like the last half of spring was quite a sprint! Only now coming up for air enough to post a little update. Several terrific events happened post GDC that I’ll mention: AnyKey went to PAX East again where we got to spend a great weekend in the diversity lounge hanging out with…

GDC 2017

I just got back from a pretty full week in SF for GDC. The trip kicked off with a visit to Twitch (see prior post) and then two talks at the conference itself. I spoke on Tuesday about the history of communities in building the esports scene and then gave a microtalk in the advocacy…

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…