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Market trends, politics, technologies, media, and innovations at the crossroads of 21st-century entertainment and education.
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Half the Sky Game: What Went Right and What Went Wrong? (Part 1)

Half the Sky Game: What Went Right and What Went Wrong? (Part 1) | Smart Media | Scoop.it
Asi Burak details what went right and wrong in terms of executive production for Half the Sky Movement: The Game.

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Generous and fascinating post-mortem on important ''for good'' game seeking to boost literacy and gender equality in development nations.

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, April 15, 2013 12:53 AM

A fascinating article.  If you'd like to know more about the game itself, check out Half The Sky Movement Is A Facebook Game For (Spare) Change over at Fast Company or play it on facebook.

Angela Antle's curator insight, April 15, 2013 7:04 AM

Lessons Learned in gaming for social change!

Karen B Wehner's curator insight, April 15, 2013 8:45 AM

Generous and fascinating post-mortem on a high-profile ''game for good' focused on literacy and gender equality in developing countries.

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"A Closed World": Approaching gender in games and real life.

"A Closed World": Approaching gender in games and real life. | Smart Media | Scoop.it
Games for Change speaks to Todd Harper, a postdoctoral researcher at the Singapore-MIT Game Lab about A Closed World, a game that discussed LGBTQ issues.

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Kony 2012: Cause Marketing Lessons

Kony 2012: Cause Marketing Lessons | Smart Media | Scoop.it
When it comes to viral marketing, writes AlphaBird’s Alex Rowland, “success is hard to predict and even harder to replicate.”

 

DRC:  A very even-handed look at the Kony 2012 phenomenon.


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Do u h8 h8? DoSomething.org Wants Teens To Text For Social Good :)

Do u h8 h8? DoSomething.org Wants Teens To Text For Social Good :) | Smart Media | Scoop.it
It’s a constant challenge for social causes: how to expand reach while really engaging potential and current volunteers and donors. The answer might just be found in the back pocket of a teenager’s jeans.

 

[A great read for those incorporating mobile in their transmedia worlds.]


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