MIT Professor T.L. Taylor and her book, Watch Me Play, Twitch and the Rise of Game Live Streaming, now available from Princeton University Press.

MIT’s T.L. Taylor Talks About Studying Esports & Streaming For a Living


If you enjoyed our conversation with Proletariat Inc.’s CEO about the intersection of video games and live streaming last episode, we have a treat for you today.

For BosBattle’s fifth episode, we interviewed T.L. Taylor, a professor of comparative media studies at MIT who studies video games, esports and streaming for a living. She recently released her fourth book, Watch Me Play: Twitch and the Rise of Game Live Streaming. She is also co-founder and director of research at AnyKey, an organization dedicated to supporting diversity in esports.

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Hosted by Dylan Martin and Stephanie MacDonald.

Music by Jesse Gertz. Mastering by Kegan Zema.

Recorded at PRX’s Podcast Garage in Allston, Mass.