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Massively Multiplayer… Thumb Wrestling!

November 20, 2013

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Today was an exceptionally busy day, so instead of writing a long post I went looking for a humorous TED video instead. We can all use a good laugh on a Wednesday, so enjoy this video of Jane McGonigal teaching the entire TED audience how to player her favourite game: massively multiplayer thumb wrestling! Hmmm… […]

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Power Of Doodles

November 3, 2013

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Drawing of ideas discussed at PMI LIM Oct 2012

Most of us do it. We’ve been embarrassed at least once when we’re caught. Doodling in meetings or in classes is often perceived as a sign of boredom or not paying attention to the discussion. Doodlers insist, though, that it is helping them pay attention. Could doodling be something more than an outlet for restless […]

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9 great talks to watch for Video Games Day

July 8, 2013

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Hands holding Sony Playstation PS3 controller

Originally posted on TED Blog:
Gamers, unite! Today, July 8, is officially known as Video Games Day. Whether you lose hours to your Xbox or stay glued to your smart phone to play, today is dedicated to all those games that rile you up and drive you crazy. These days, the most riveting video games…

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Why Paola Antonelli Brought Pac-Man To MoMA

June 12, 2013

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Pac-Man marquee arcade machine

As I was preparing to go to E3 this week, I was delighted to see Paola Antonelli’s fascinating talk: “Why I Brought Pac-Man to MoMA“ on TED.   Her reasons for including 14 classic video games in the MoMA collection are that they are all examples of good design.  This collection is to celebrate and preserve […]

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What Makes Us Feel Good About Our Work?

April 14, 2013

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Top of the world rock statue arms raised

This week our project was officially announced. Now that the world knows our game will be released this year, we seem to have even more passion for our work. The reality of our project release and the excitement of the fans adds to the meaning of what we do. With the experience of this week […]

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Your Brain On Video Games

March 31, 2013

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Hands holding Sony Playstation PS3 controller

It has been awhile since I have written about my industry. Work has been ridiculously busy, so my downtime is when I try to think about other things.  As I have mentioned before, I am a fan of TED.com.  This weekend, I found an interesting video of Daphne Bavelier: Your Brain On Video Games.  While […]

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