Staff Editor, The New York Times
I write the Tech Tip column for The New York Times, as well as the Sunday Book Review’s regular “Applied Reading” column on ebooks and literary apps. I've been writing about technology for 20 years and am also the author or co-author of eight books from O'Reilly Media. In my spare time, I co-host the independent Pop Tech Jam podcast, moderate annual panels on queer culture at New York Comic Con and read as much as possible.
Katherine Cross is a gaming critic, sociologist, and feminist scholar who studies virtual worlds, particularly gender and the dynamics of online harassment. Her academic work has been published in Women's Studies Quarterly and in Loading: The Journal of the Canadian Games Studies Association. Her writing has appeared in The Guardian, Rolling Stone, Wired, Time, Boing Boing, Polygon, and numerous other outlets. She is also a weekly columnist at... Read More →
Founder/Director, I Need Diverse Games
Tanya DePass is the founder and Director of I Need Diverse Games, a not-for-profit foundation based in Chicago, that is dedicated to better diversification of all aspects of gaming. She is a lifelong Chicagoan who loves everything about gaming, #INeedDiverseGames spawn point, and wants to make it better and more inclusive for everyone. She’s the Founder and EIC of @OutofTokensCast, the Diversity Liaison for GaymerX and often speaks on issues... Read More →
Managing Editor, Kotaku
Riley MacLeod is the Managing Editor of Kotaku. Prior to working in digital media he taught writing workshops for trans writers and was the editor and co-founder of Topside Press, an award-winning small press focusing on trans fiction. His previous games writing has been seen at Offworld, Paste, Unwinnable, and Zam, among others.
Tech writer, Mic
Tim Mulkerin writes about video games for Mic.com. Before that, he worked for Business Insider, and has freelanced for publications like IGN, Paste Magazine, Kill Screen, DidYouKnowGaming, and Playboy. He has an academic background in art history, which he studied at the University of Arizona.
Event Organizer, NYC Gaymers
James Nieves is a lifelong gamer and an admin for the NYC Gaymers Facebook group. James has a particular passion for the classic era of console video games and hosts retro gaming events throughout the year. Follow @nycgaymers on twitter or join the Facebook group for information about their events.