ANGRY BIRDS AND THE PHYSICS OF GAMES
Thursday, December 5 at 11:30 UTC
Go behind the scenes with the world’s most popular video game. On Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 11:30 UTC, tune into a live interactive webchat featuring Rovio’s Peter Vesterbacka, creator of the Angry Birds franchise, and physicist Rhett Allain, author of National Geographic’s Angry Birds Furious Forces!: The Physics at Play in the World’s Most Popular Game. Vesterbacka will explain the Angry Birds phenomenon, while Allain will explore physics through the Angry Birds lens. Both guests will engage in a virtual discussion with alumni of U.S. international exchanges and take questions from a live global audience.
Format: This program will be an interactive video webcast in English. Follow the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #AngryBirdsPhysics.
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ABOUT IIP CO.NX
What is IIP CO.NX?
IIP CO.NX is a global outreach team that works with the Bureau of International Information Programs at the U.S. Department of State. Our mission is to connect the world through interactive web chats featuring experts, opinion makers, U.S. government officials and community activists. All programs are free and provide a dynamic forum for open discussion on topics such as U.S. policy, society, values, and a range of other bilateral issues.
Who can join an IIP CO.NX program?
IIP CO.NX programs are open to all international audiences via the Internet. They are accessible in even limited-bandwidth environments such as Iraq and Afghanistan. IIP CO.NX has produced over 1,000 programs in collaboration with posts in more than 100 countries to promote key messages important to their program objectives.