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Branching Factor #004 - I Wanted to Be a Cat

Branching Factor #004 - I Wanted to Be a Cat

From AAA games to creative computing research, Dr Anne Sullivans walks us through their career.

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This episode is with our fourth, final, and equally amazing co-host: Dr Anne Sullivan. Anne is an Assistant Professor in Digital Media and head of the StoryCraft Lab at Georgia Tech. But more critically, she has years of experience in games both inside and outside of academia.

In this episode, we get into the realities of figuring out what 'creative computing' can be as a career. The lessons learned from working on some of the biggest franchises in gaming at Electronic Arts, and why making hand turkeys with AI researchers may well be the professional highlight of Anne's career.

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We'll be back soon with episode 5, in which we all sit down together on air for the first time.

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Welcome to Branching Factor, a podcast about video games from people who play, develop and research video games. In each episode, join our host Dr. Tommy Thompson as he sits down with friends from all around the gaming world.
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