publication date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 (part of Fall 2014)

category: Internet

clue: This social media expert knows how teenagers use the Internet, but not how to capitalize.

explanation: Renowned social media and technology expert boyd insisted on spelling her name in lower case. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, and Lori Lancaster

trivia: Although a few goos had been created with Photoshop and various other programs over the years, the vast majority (around 99%) had been made with Kai's Power Goo, the mid-1990s software that gave the goo game its title. This goo of danah boyd was the first made with new software after Kai's Power Goo was officially abandoned by this game.


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