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Dr. Kate Raynes-Goldie is a Western Australian-based interactive producer, AR/MR game designer and technology researcher who was the first Director of Interactive Programs at FTI. In 2016, she was awarded the Australian Computer Society's Digital Disruptors Awards' "ICT Professional of the Year", and also won WAITTA Incite’s Achiever of the Year. In 2015 and 2016, she was named one of the 75 most influential women in the games industry in Australia and New Zealand by MCV  and a finalist for Curtin University's Alumni Professional Achievement Award in Humanities. Raynes-Goldie co-founded Atmosphere Industries, a game design studio.[failed verification] She co-authored the first scholarly examination of friending on social networks and in 2007 co-created Ghost Town, an ARG aimed at exploring Perth.
She gave a talk on physical-world based gaming at TEDxPerth. She has a BA(hons.) in Philosophy and Semiotics from the University of Toronto and holds a PhD in internet studies from Curtin University, her thesis was titled 'Privacy in the Age of Facebook: Discourse, Architecture, Consequences'. The thesis was the 6th most downloaded thesis of all time, from the Curtin University library repository as of May 2014. Her games have been featured at international venues including Indiecade (San Francisco), Come Out and Play (New York), the National Theatre (London), Playpublik (Berlin), Fresh Air (Melbourne) and the TIFF Sprockets (Toronto).
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