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Teale Fristoe received his Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science and Philosophy from UC Berkeley and Master of Science in Computer Science from UC Santa Cruz, where he worked on software and curriculum development to help middle school students learn about programming concepts through game creation. After grad school he started a small game studio where he released several tabletop games, including fan favorites Corporate America and Birds of a Feather, which will be re-released soon. During this time, he worked as a contract software engineer contributing to projects ranging from small advertisement games to inventory management systems for restaurants. Teale is an avid birder and spends as much of his time outside as he can. He’s an active contributor to the eBird and iNaturalist citizen science projects.
- Emeryville, CA
Q&A with Teale
- What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
- Mint chocolate chip
- Best adventure you’ve ever had?
- I love going on adventures and have had too many good ones to pick just one. Most recently I ventured to some mountain meadows near Yosemite National Park to search for elusive Great Gray Owls.
- Favorite book?
- Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas Hofstadter