About One Cool Thing
One Cool Thing is a podcast speaking with people in and around videogames about One Cool Thing not from games which is really fascinating them at the moment. One of the founding principles of Die Gute Fabrik is interdisciplinarity - collaborating with people from other art forms to bring fresh ideas to video games. And that’s also what’s at the heart of this podcast series: what not from games is shaping how people think about making games right now?
About This Episode
Our next guest on episode 2 is Mike Cook, Senior Lecturer in AI at King's College London who chats to Hannah Nicklin all about being on strike.
Mike Cook is a British game designer and Artificial Intelligence researcher, who’s currently a Senior Lecturer at King’s College London. He has been advocating in the AI research community to demand better ethics and responsibility in developing the technology and is a member of the Knives and Paintbrushes research collective. His personal practice is interested in the spaces AI and game design intersect.
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A selection of links referring to things that came up as part of the conversations.
- Are Games Art School - Brendan Keogh
- Billy Bragg’s There’s Power in a Union
- Mike’s website
- Mike’s Twitter
- Knives and Paintbrushes
One Cool Thing Production Credits
One Cool Thing is hosted by Die Gute Fabrik's Studio Lead Hannah Nicklin and is produced, edited and sound designed by Tom Whalley. Additional production and research by Úna-Minh Kavanagh and our theme music by Nick Ellis who can be found on Bandcamp as tenby.