This week, Cher and James chat it up with Maya Coleman, Community Manager at Secret Hitler, to discuss gaming as a person of color. In Open Up, we consider the benefits of Slack for personal use. In Open Mic, we debate with Maya on mobile games, Apple Watch, and social media platforms. Lastly, in Open Call: Maya saw a new Disney film, Cher saw a really great concert, and James appreciates physical books.
References made during our conversation:
We got a question for Open Up!:
Open Mic is back!:
Cher vs Maya: iPhone games vs portable consoles
James vs Maya: Apple Watch
Open Ended vs Maya: Every other social media platform besides Tumblr
You know we couldn't forget about Open Call:
Cher: Carly Rae Jepsen Live
James: Physical Books
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