Timothy Clancy runs the InfoMullet, whose motto is: "TLDRUpFront, Full Context in the Back." The InfoMullet brings greater context to complex news by untangling complex topics such as foreign affairs, domestic policy, violence, economics and the global COVID-19 pandemic.
As a research scientist in system dynamics, Timothy specializes in creating complex simulation models to study violence and instability, such as mass-shootings, terrorism, criminal violence and insurgencies. Timothy is also a life-long gamer who enjoys storytelling, LARPs, and examining game theory through the lens of simulation science. He also volunteers his time and skills to help reduce harassment, abuse and toxicity in the gaming community.
Episode | May 14th, 2020 | Season 3 | 1 hr 13 mins
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The pandemic is a lot to process, so Ryan and Carie sat down with gamer and research scientist Tim Clancy from the Infomullet. He puts COVID-19 into gaming terms that even the Curmudgeon and the Legend can understand, addressing the virus, the response, how it will affect conventions like Gen Con or Dragon Con and what it's like to be sick from it!