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Serious games…seriously ?*!? get out of here, really? #arg #transmedia

Serious games…seriously ?*!? get out of here, really?  #arg #transmedia | jokay @ Geeksville | Scoop.it

http://DIGITALENTERTAINMENTALLIANCE.COM - the dea skinny on what’s happening:

www.seriousgames.org

When you think of video games you thing of…well, fun. entertainment! yeah, that’s the ticket! but there is a whole other world of “serious gaming” out there. a “serious game” is one that intends more than entertainment for its players. “serious games” focus on simulating some part of a real world system. according to dr. jane mcgonical, author of reality is broken (buy book), they include business training games, marketing/advertising (known as “advergaming”), disaster preparedness games, flight or driving simulations, games that help patients understand how their bodies work, and so on.


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Kinect Project Merges Real and Virtual Worlds - Technology Review

Kinect Project Merges Real and Virtual Worlds - Technology Review | jokay @ Geeksville | Scoop.it
New software turns the Kinect into a cheap 3-D scanner—opening up applications ranging from crime fighting to interior design. (RT @aVg: #Kinect Project Merges Real and Virtual Worlds- finally there's "a #3D #scanner for everyone"!

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Land-of-web » 40+ cool geeky plushies

Land-of-web » 40+ cool geeky plushies | jokay @ Geeksville | Scoop.it
Some say it is the era of the geek, since stores are packed with high-tech goods, more and more people become addicted to technology.
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The 50 Best Mobile Phones of All Time

The 50 Best Mobile Phones of All Time | jokay @ Geeksville | Scoop.it
Words by O.C. Ugwu

Invented by Motorola vice president Martin Cooper in 1973, the mobile phone has gone from a cool, if geeky niche gadget for the wealthy to the most ubiquitous piece of technology in existence.
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