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Paris attacks show the good and bad of high-tech revolution - Miami Herald

Paris attacks show the good and bad of high-tech revolution - Miami Herald | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Paris attackers used an online gaming chat function to discuss their plans.
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The secret history of Monopoly: the capitalist board game’s leftwing origins

The secret history of Monopoly: the capitalist board game’s leftwing origins | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In 1903, a leftwing feminist called Lizzy Magie patented the board game that we now know as Monopoly – but she never gets the credit. Now a new book aims to put that right
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Extreme Digital - YouTube

3D printing, big data, gamification, the internet of things, smart grids en andere technologische ontwikkelingen brengen verandering in ons leven en vechten ...
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▶ Games for Change: Solving the World's Biggest Problems Through Alternate Realities: Jane McGonigal - YouTube

Jane McGonigal, world-renowned designer of alternate reality games and author of the best-selling "Reality is Broken," makes the case to Calit 2's Larry Smarr that children's brains benefit from playing video games. Series: "The Atlantic Meets The Pacific" [12/2012] [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 24357]

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"We truly believe virtual reality will change the world," Oculus Rift devs say - GameSpot

"We truly believe virtual reality will change the world," Oculus Rift devs say - GameSpot | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Just over 12 hours after Sony announced its own virtual reality initiative, Project Morpheus, Oculus VR has revealed its own Oculus Rift Dev Kit 2 (DK2). Like the Crystal Cove prototype, DK2 employs a low-persistence OLED display as a means to eliminate motion blur and judder, which are known to cause simulator sickness.

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6 Awesome Board Games That Teach Cooperation

6 Awesome Board Games That Teach Cooperation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Commonopoly in action. Photo credit: Big Hope.
The most popular board games are based on competition. Monopoly epitomizes the winner take all nature of the genre.
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Tim van Gelder - Collective Wisdom, Gamification & Hive Minds

Tim van Gelder: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim_van_... - Tim van Gelder was a founder of Austhink Software, an Australian software development company, and is the Managing Director of Austhink Consulting. He was born in Australia, educated at the University of Melbourne (BA, 1984), the University of Pittsburgh (PhD, 1989), and held academic positions at Indiana University and the Australian National University before returning to Melbourne as an Australian Research Council QEII Research Fellow. In 1998, he transitioned to part-time academic work allowing him to pursue private training and consulting, and in 2005 began working full-time at Austhink Software. In 2009 he transitioned to Managing Director of Austhink Consulting.
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Watch Dogs creative director talks next-gen, the future of gaming, apps and more - Pocket-lint.com

Watch Dogs creative director talks next-gen, the future of gaming, apps and more - Pocket-lint.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Watch Dogs is one of the most eagerly anticipated games of the year. It's a title that's not only caught the attention of gamers, but also captivated a wider audience with its content: hacking and conspiracy. Tt's a contemporary subject that's echoed in today's society then ever before. From politics - think NSA surveillance, Wikileaks, or plenty of other picks - through to popular culture such as Person of Interest, the popular CBS show.

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Manifesto: The 21st Century Will Be Defined By Games - Kotaku

Manifesto: The 21st Century Will Be Defined By Games - Kotaku | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


Game design involves systems logic, social psychology, and culture hacking.

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Gamification: The Future of Work - Fox Business

Gamification: The Future of Work - Fox Business | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Whether it’s a retired coach, celebrity, or professional speaker, pretty much everyone has their own take on how to motivate their employees.
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Future Of Work: Using Gamification For Human Resources

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2015 will be the year gamification inside the workplace migrates from a few isolated pilots to a new way to engage and recognize high performing employees.
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COOPERATION®: The Wealth of Nations Game®

COOPERATION®: The Wealth of Nations Game® | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The object of a game is to obtain five basic resources for each city employing the fewest people to get them: food, fiber, wood, metal, and fuel. Players get 10 points for each different resource they obtain for their city. They receive one free time point for each 1,000 people they do not employ.
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How Blue Collar Workers Break Monotony with Gamification

How Blue Collar Workers Break Monotony with Gamification | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A first glance at how blue collar workers differ from blue collar workers and what this means for gamification design. (#gamifyHR RT @mherger: GN for blue collar workers is still a wide open. Plantville is not really a good example area.
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OpenCommonsGame | Hacking Day 1 | 14Monday24 - Liv.io

OpenCommonsGame | Hacking Day 1 | 14Monday24 - Liv.io | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Today was the first day that we started coding on our OpenCommonsGame. Our goal is to find a way to collaboratively share our common goods without being depended on trading via exchange of goods and money. The concept is to eliminate the process of trading and concentrate on a fair voting mechanism giving everyone the possibility to distribute the resources in a direct and democratic fashion. We’ll keep you updated on our first week of coding and you will be able to follow our progress, on this blog and the social networks.

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Collective Wisdom, Gamification & Hive Minds

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Adam Ford sits down with Tim van Gelder to talk about Collective Wisdom, Gamification & Hive Minds published on October 15, 2013. Tim van Gelder in interested “Defined narrowly, epistemology is the study of knowledge and justified belief. As the study of knowledge, epistemology is concerned with the following questions: What are the necessary and sufficient conditions of knowledge? What are its sources? What is its structure, and what are its limits?

 
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How games can organize millions of people to accomplish great things (book ... - PandoDaily (blog)

How games can organize millions of people to accomplish great things (book ... - PandoDaily (blog) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Start with that carton of orange juice in your fridge, which might advertise it’s worth three points, redeemable for discounts and prizes. It’s a game. What about frequent-flier miles, which are games that reward loyalty? Mega Millions, Powerball, Take Five and other state lotteries? Games. Nissan has an in-car gaming system that encourages drivers to compete for best efficiency levels (Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum). Talk about a mobile game. You could look at Twitter as a game, the pay off being more and more followers and greater numbers of retweets the more you use it.

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Commonopoly: Redesigning Monopoly for the Sharing Economy | Design on GOOD

Commonopoly: Redesigning Monopoly for the Sharing Economy | Design on GOOD | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
From an art group based in Berlin and Budapest, this version of the classic board game focuses on collaboration, not competition. Players work together to make sure things like public space, clean air, and clean water are maintained for everyone.
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