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Coding on the Southside

Coding on the Southside

Hey, what’s up, everyone! My name is Andrew Malo. I am an early childhood educator and a DMA veteran. You may have seen me teaching the little kids the past 6 summers at the University of Chicago, Northwestern, Harvard, Duke, or University of Texas - Austin! I’m going...

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Recent Articles

Understanding and Chasing Passion

Recently, some friends and I got talking about Super Smash Brothers and it reminded me of the first time playing that game on N64 at my friend's house. We picked our characters and the match began. It was so much fun fighting the AI characters. We simply...

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Breaking Down the STE(A)M Buzz

STEAM: It's not about the tech skills, it's about the context. When I tell new friends what I do for a living, here’s what I say: “I design summer camps that teach kids and teens things like game design and programming”. When I go to conferences and...

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Animation and Identity

Or, How to Make Your Animated Film Great Animation is going through an interesting time in its development at the moment. There’s an explosion of animated films to choose from. Even a lot of live-action movies have an animated character. I’d imagine this...

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