Ian BogostIan Bogost is an American academic and video game designer. He holds a joint professorship in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication and in Interactive Computing in the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he is the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts Distinguished Chair in Media Studies.
He is the author of ''Alien Phenomenology or What It's Like to be a Thing'', of ''Unit Operations: An Approach to Videogame Criticism'' and ''Persuasive Games: The Expressive Power of Videogames'' as well as the co-author of ''Racing the Beam: The Atari Video Computer System'' and ''Newsgames: Journalism at Play''. His Atari 2600 game, ''A Slow Year'', won two awards, Vanguard and Virtuoso, at IndieCade 2010. Bogost also released ''Cow Clicker'', a satire and critique of the influx of social network games. Provided by Wikipedia