Nicky Case


•THINGS YOU CAN PLAY•

explorable explanations, a hub for learning through play

the wisdom and/or madness of crowds, an interactive guide to human networks

the evolution of trust, an interactive guide to the game theory of why & how we trust each other

parable of the polygons, a playable post on the shape of society

we become what we behold, a game about news cycles, vicious cycles, infinite cycles

loopy, a tool to make your own simulations of systems – by drawing them

coming out simulator, a half-true story about half-truths

fireflies, a small, serene simulation of self-synchronization

attractor landscapes, an interactive introduction

to build a better ballot, an interactive guide to alternative voting systems

neurotic neurons, an interactive animation on neurons & anxiety

sight & light, how to create 2D visibility/shadows for your game

joy.js, a tool for making happy little programs

simulating the world in emoji, an explorable explanation on systems thinking

the magnificent 2D matrix, an explorable explanation on 2D matrices

it's a(door)able, a lovely one-minute minigame

i am become anime, a webcam toy i made for the 2018 stupid sh*t nobody needs hackathon

•WORDS & PRETTY PICTURES•

how do we learn? a cognitive science zine

explorable explanations: design patterns, a list of ideas for educational interactives

take your time, a sci-fi short story

jigsaw puzzles, a short comic about confirmation bias & changing minds

environment ⇆ economy, an interactive guide to the eco-pragmatist philosophy

the other side, an info-comic about political psychology, and understanding others

evolution not revolution, thoughts on systems thinking and social change

i do and i understand, a guide to making educational games

•TALKS I GAVE•

seeing whole systems, my Long Now talk

how to simulate the universe in 134 easy steps, my openvizconf 2016 talk

on chaos, my xoxo 2015 talk

systems, stories & shenanigans, my eyeo 2015 talk

•OLD CRAP I DON'T TALK ABOUT ANYMORE•

nothing to hide, a game where you are your own surveillance

:the game:, an inexplicably popular flash game i made when i was a kid, plz don't judge