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Visiting the Minecraft Institvte of Technology

We opened our Creating Videogames class for a day on Twitch! As part of our unit on spectator games, streaming, and moderation, join research scientist Philip Tan explore the Minecraft Institvte of Technology.

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From Private Play to Public Entertainment: Live-streaming and the Growth of Online Broadcast

Game live-streaming has been in headlines frequently over the past year. Between the massive price tag Amazon paid for Twitch and the sheer numbers of people tuning in around the world, it’s time to take a closer look at this emerging technology.

This event is free and open to the public.

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Deities, Democracy, and Disaster: Twitch Plays Pokemon

Imagine handing your friend a Gameboy and telling them not to play. Instead, they can only input each and every command you tell them. Now, imagine that another person joins you, and your friend must give equal weight to both

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