Gee, what a future: A response to James Gee’s talk...

on Apr 16, 2012
A more detailed summary of James Gee's lecture can be found in the companion piece titled: Problems in education, as solved by James Paul Gee As a student, it’s incredibly distressing to hear James Gee speak about the future of the traditional...

Better, Stronger, Faster: How Games Will Change Wh...

on Jul 27, 2011
For a few years now I’ve been interested in the idea of cybernetic systems – that is, systems of information communication and control that typically include a human controller, a machine enhancement, and regulatory feedback between the two....

Know Thyself... And Then What?: Using Games to Pr...

on Jan 15, 2011
We’re hardly two weeks into 2011 and, undoubtedly, many of us are already struggling to maintain a hold on our New Year’s resolutions.Every year we make new promises to ourselves to take X in moderation or to do Y more often. But it seems we...

The New York Times on Gamification

on Dec 7, 2010
Along with Jim Cummings' very interesting post on gamification the New York Times has published an article about gamification. It seems that the gamification wave is rolling strong. Is gamificiation the next Second Life? In the next 12 months are we...