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Culture, Books Reality Is Broken: An expert makes the case for videogames

Reality Is Broken: An expert makes the case for videogames

Did San Francisco writer Jane McGonigal, a UC Berkeley Ph.D, technology-conference keynote habitué, and director of game research and development for Palo Alto's Institute for the Future, really need to write a book? Perhaps she got pulled aside at TED…
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Total Future Awareness

In the past, people organized conferences devoted to the future. They discussed things like the New Economy, changed paradigms for social linkage, and digital technology, "the solvent leaching the glue out of our economic structures," according to Paul Saffo, who…
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