Techdirt: Announcing The Winners Of The 2nd Annual Public Domain Game Jam!

Techdirt: Announcing The Winners Of The 2nd Annual Public Domain Game Jam!. “The judges have had their fun, the votes are in, and now it’s time: we’ve got the winners of our public domain game jam, Gaming Like It’s 1924! We had some amazing entries this year, and we’ve even got a couple returning winners. Plus, we noticed a really exciting pattern: several of the games didn’t just make use of newly-copyright-free works from 1924, they actually found ways to embody the spirit of the game jam — a celebration of the public domain and the creative power of remixing and reimagining — within their themes and mechanics as well.”

Sigma Awards: new data journalism competition launched (Online Journalism Blog)

Online Journalism Blog: Sigma Awards: new data journalism competition launched. “Data journalists are being invited to enter a new data journalism award, launched to ‘celebrate the best data journalism around the world [and] to empower, elevate and enlighten the global community of data journalists.'”

Google Blog: Come celebrate the art of indie games with us

Google Blog: Come celebrate the art of indie games with us. “This year we will host three competitions for indie game developers from Japan, South Korea and several European countries. The top 20 creators in each region will be chosen to showcase their games at public events in Tokyo, Seoul and Warsaw. Players, industry experts and the Google Play team will vote to select the top 10, and from there, three winners for each regional contest will be crowned.”

Techdirt: Announcing The Public Domain Game Jam: Gaming Like It’s 1924!

Techdirt: Announcing The Public Domain Game Jam: Gaming Like It’s 1924!. “The rules are basically the same as last year. For the entire month of January, you can submit your digital or analog games (specific rules are at the link) based on some of the newly public domain works from 1924. If you’re looking for ideas on what works are there, Duke’s Center for the Study of the Public Domain has an excellent list and LifeHacker has called out some highlights as well.”

PRNewswire: GroupChips. com Launches Golf Puns Website – Announces Pun Contest (PRESS RELEASE)

PRNewswire: GroupChips. com Launches Golf Puns Website – Announces Pun Contest (PRESS RELEASE). “GroupChips.com, the creator of an innovative social media platform for golf instruction has rolled out a new website to create an online database of golf related puns. The website, at https://golfpuns.com, will begin displaying puns in January 2020, but is currently accepting pun submissions from anyone who thinks they are clever and funny!”

Hackaday: FieldKit Is The Grand Prize Winner Of The 2019 Hackaday Prize

Hackaday: FieldKit Is The Grand Prize Winner Of The 2019 Hackaday Prize . “FieldKit, an open-source, modular sensor system for conducting research in harsh environments has just been named the Grand Prize winner of the 2019 Hackaday Prize. The award for claiming the top place and title of ‘Best Product’ in this nine-month global engineering initiative is $125,000.”