Get SF Weekly Newsletters

You searched for:

  • [X]Jane McGonigal
Start over

Search for…

Narrow Search

Calendar, Night&Day The Business Game

The Business Game

Join over 750 attendees for the annual GSummit, where innovative thinkers and companies come together to learn how to conquer issues associated with the declining relationship between businesses and consumers. This year's GSummit features a variety of speakers; participants…
Tags: , , , , , ,
Culture, The Exhibitionist Developer Jane McGonigal Says Video Games Can Change the World -- for the Better

Developer Jane McGonigal Says Video Games Can Change the World -- for the Better

In her book Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How they Can Change the World, game designer and researcher Jane McGonigal makes the case that video games reduce unhappiness in players, hone their critical thinking skills,…
@The Exhibitionist  Tags: , , , , , , ,
Calendar, Night&Day Big Game

Big Game

In her book Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How they Can Change the World, game designer and researcher Jane McGonigal makes the case that video games reduce unhappiness in players, hone their critical thinking skills, and…
Tags: , , ,
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…
Tags: , , , , ,
Calendar, Night&Day

Solid Gold

The Heather Gold Show is a talk show, San Francisco-style. The chat-talented host sets the tone at affirming, curious, and honest; her guests follow suit and so do her audiences. Where Gold's television counterparts make the smart person's skin crawl…
Tags: , , , ,
News, Feature Future Games

Future Games

Jane McGonigal figures that she or one of her colleagues can win a Nobel Peace Prize within a decade. The Nobel Prize in economics, well, she's giving them 25 years to take home that medal. The prizes for medical science…
Tags: , , , , ,