Wrote a blog post expanding on the ideas behind ClimateClockBot, and how it attempts to overcome psychological barriers in framing / thinking about climate change. http://gangles.ca/2021/05/15/climate-clock-bot/
Climate Change / Twitter
Climate Change / Earth Day
I have a keen interest / anxiety about climate change, and have read various popular books on the subject over the last few years. For Earth Day, here are a handful that I can personally recommend. 🌱🌎🔥⚠️ https://www.goodreads.com/review/list/12891580-matthew-gallant?order=d&shelf=climate-change&sort=rating
USpol, climate change
Keep it in the ground 👏 https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/27/climate/biden-climate-executive-orders.html
Books I read in 2020: https://www.goodreads.com/user_challenges/19463425
Here's our GAConf talk about the development of accessibility features for The Last of Us Part 2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HDdino-umA&list=PLVEo4bPIUOski1CTTTAbpPW9w1v10UuZe&index=19
Em & I are giving a (virtual) talk about accessibility for The Last Of Us Part 2 at GAconf on September 29th! https://www.gaconf.com/schedule/accessibility-in-the-last-of-us-part-ii-a-3-year-development-journey/
"People are always asking, ‘Is this the new normal?’ I always say no. It’s going to get worse.” https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/10/us/climate-change-california-wildfires.html
Climate change, uspol
Drilling for oil we shouldn’t be burning AND wrecking pristine wilderness, a big double “fuck you” to future generations. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/17/climate/alaska-oil-drilling-anwr.html
Really appreciate (“enjoy” would be the wrong word) the weekly climate change newsletter from the LA Times. Excellent coverage of local and overlooked issues. https://www.latimes.com/newsletters/boiling-point
A nuanced take on why current copyright laws impoverish culture and allow bullshit to thrive. https://www.currentaffairs.org/2020/08/the-truth-is-paywalled-but-the-lies-are-free/
Game designer at Naughty Dog, software engineer, Canadian abroad.
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