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Wednesday, July 15 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
DTOX - Tackling Toxicity with Play

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DTOX is an interactive experience exploring toxicity in online gaming. Specifically, we will look at ideas about current and potential moderation practices as well as dispel popular misconceptions about disruptive behavior online. Attendees will play the part of moderators in fictional gaming communities, using their phones as an interface to address issues in the space and dole out punishment as they see fit. After playing through the experience, there will be time for discussion.

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Parker Ramsey

Programmer / Producer, Entertainment Technology Center
I am a Game Programmer recently graduated from Carnegie Mellon's Entertainment Technology Center. I enjoy making fun games with fun people.

Speakers
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Stefani Taskas

Programmer, Carnegie Mellon University
Stefani is a student at Carnegie Mellon University working towards a Master of Entertainment Technology. Their interests are focused on gameplay programming, virtual reality, game design, and serious games.
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Chi Zhang

Game Designer / Programmer, Carnegie Mellon University
Chi is currently studying at Entertainment Technology Center, Carnegie Mellon University. As a game designer with a background in interactive media arts and computer science. She has specific interests in creative gameplay and transformational game design.
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Xiaoyu Cui

Student, Carnegie Mellon University
Jamie Cui is a first-year graduate student studying Entertainment Technology at the Entertainment Technology Center, Carnegie Mellon University, with a Bachelor's degree in Digital Media Technology from Zhejiang University, China. With a background interdisciplinary between technology... Read More →
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Derrick Pemberton

Game Producer and Designer, Carnegie Mellon University
Derrick Pemberton Jr is a game designer and producer born and raised in Centerville, Ohio. Now residing in Pittsburgh, PA, he is a new graduate from the renowned Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University. Derrick is passionate about exploring the transformative... Read More →


Wednesday July 15, 2020 11:00am - 12:00pm
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