At Cannonball, we leverage our background in game development to create new types of user experiences for other domains. More people are playing games than ever before – particularly on mobile – and as a result we’re seeing more games technology and mechanics being applied in mainstream apps.
This is a talk I did for the Xero Summer of Tech seminar series in 2010, while still working at Sidhe/PikPok. The first half is a state-of-the-industry overview, the second half is more tech-focused and is aimed at programmers who wish to get into the industry.
EDIT : Having rewatched this video, I noted how much has changed since 2010 when I gave this talk: