Laine Nooney is an Assistant Professor of Media Industries at New York University, specializing in historical, cultural, and economic analysis of the video game and computer industries.
Their research has been featured in popular venues such as The Atlantic, Flash Forward Podcast, Motherboard, and NPR, as well as academic journals such as Game Studies, The American Journal of Play, and Journal of Visual Culture.
RECENT EVENTS + GOINGS ON
UNBOXING: Play & Profit for the Gaming Curious
Laine's teamed up with NYU Stern professor Joost van Dreunen to launch UNBOXING, a weekly podcast for anyone curious about why games matter in today's economy. Together, they unlock the secrets of the games business they share with their students and cover the games news for insiders and newbies alike. Listen here.
"One of the Most Important Women in Apple's History Never Worked for Apple" @ The Verge
Margot Comstock, co-founder of Softalk, recently passed away. Read Laine's essay on her immeasurable contributions to the 1980s US computing industry, over at The Verge. You can also catch Laine discussing Comstock and the Apple II on the Video Game History Foundation podcast.
Laine has public accounts on Twitter [@sierra_offline] and Mastodon [@LaineNooney@mastodon.social]
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