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The World’s Most Popular Website Just Ripped The Rug Out From Under Australia Day - New Matilda
If you were hoping to wake up to an all ‘Aussie, Aussie, Aussie, Oi, Oi, Oi’ Australia Day this morning, then whatever you do, don’t log onto the world’s largest website.

“In a stunning departure from convention, today’s ‘Google Doodle’ – the picture that adorns the Google logo, and changes based on the significance of the day – has delivered what surely must be the most overtly political statement in world Google history.”


Happy Mother’s Day to all the lovely mothers and mothering people out there who take care of us. Mother’s and Father’s day have already been happening elsewhere around the world, so here’s Father’s day too since I like seeing them together. I had loads of fun with this, even though the holidays have a bit of potential to be controversial. My intention was to take a very lighthearted and universal approach in hopes of just reminding everyone to celebrate the sometimes unsung heroes who care about us. You can see some of my process work [here!]


Google doodle celebrates NASA’s Juno probe reaching Jupiter

Juno, NASA’s space probe that launched nearly five years — and 540 million miles — ago, has finally reached Jupiter. Google celebrated the successful (and tricky) attempt to enter Jupiter’s orbit with an adorable 8-bit Google Doodle. It shows NASA scientists celebrating the mission — while the real video of NASA’s control center is even more inspiring.

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Happy Lunar New Year! I recently got to do the google doodles for this celebration! (The second is specific to Vietnam.) This was my first solo gif doodle, which was as awesome as it was terrifying. So many things to consider and remember (like a 300 kb size limit.) It was loads of fun though, and it was an honor to get to do such an exciting holiday.


Google honors Sally Ride

May 26th is the birthday of Sally Ride, who was an American physicist and astronaut. She was the first American woman and the youngest American astronaut to travel space. She also served on the committees that investigated the Challenger and Columbia space shuttle disasters, being the only person to participate on both.

Ride was also the first known LGBT astronaut.

Sally Ride passed away July 23, 2012, at the age of 61.

Look at today’s Google doodle. Google is celebrating the 85th birthday of the late Phoebe Snetsinger, an american birder famous for having seen and documented birds of over 8,398 different species by the time of her death, at the time, more than anyone else in history. This was 85% of the known species in the world. Snetsinger recounts her experiences in her autobiography Birding on Borrowed Time.


HAPPY HALLOWEEN!  I got to help out with the Google Doodle and make the animations for the absolutely adorable witch game! :D 

Congrats to @svff for all the gorgeous art and Ariel Lee, Maura Fitzgerald, Kris Hom, & Corrie Scalis for their amazing engineering work.  And apologies to the millions of hours of productivity destroyed by it :D

(go team Yellow :X)