About

I am interested in invitations to speak! My topic areas are diverse, but I’m mostly interested in AI, mobile, video games, and any combination of those. I’d love to hear from you via email, so please feel free to reach out via paris@paris.id.au 🤷🏻‍♂️

Hello! I’m Paris Buttfield-Addison! I’m an author, programmer, game designer, speaker, and occasional academic.

Here’s what I’m doing in 2019:

Other things about me that you might want to know:

You can download a (infrequently updated) copy of my résumé/CV here, if you need it for some reason.

That’s me on the right (and my fiancée, Mars on the left!)

My preferred bio, for use by conferences/events/etc., is:

Dr Paris Buttfield-Addison is co-founder of Secret Lab, a mobile development studio based in beautiful Hobart, Australia. Secret Lab builds games and game development tools, including the award-winning ABC Play School iPad games, BAFTA- and IGFT-winning Night in the Woods, and the Qantas Joey Playbox, and the popular open source YarnSpinner narrative game framework. Paris formerly worked as mobile product manager for Meebo (acquired by Google), has a degree in medieval history, a PhD in Computing, and writes technical books on mobile and game development for O’Reilly Media. He can be found on Twitter @parisba and online at http://paris.id.au

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