How Video Games Can Solve The World's Biggest Problems | Geek Therapy | Scoop.it

The 21st century global community faces unprecedented challenges; human-induced climate change, dangerous food and water shortages, widespread poverty, and deadly diseases are realities in today's complex world.


But game developer Jane McGonigal, who we recently heard as a keynote speaker at the World Innovation Forum, thinks she knows the solution: posing these dilemmas to the world's enormous gaming community, and using their creativity and ideas to save the planet.

 

Here's why McGonigal thinks gamers are up to the challenge of saving the world...