9 Games-Per-Second

The servers were too busy to accommodate me by the time I tried to log on to the Woodrow Wilson Center’s conference server last week, but not too jammed to download the slides and white paper from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Children’s Television...

The First Augmented Reality Browser

Video of the world’s first mobile Augmented Reality browser, initially for the Android platform, from Layer Technologies in the Netherlands. So cool that it makes adding an Android to my quiver very...

Tangential Learning in Games

As you know I’m a strong proponent of using games for learning, but sometimes explaining how and why these two realms come together is difficult. In this amusing video James Portnow and Daniel Floyd discuss how tangential learning occurs in games and how...

Can the Terminator Terminate Textbooks?

Responding to the state’s budget crisis, California’s Governor Schwarzenegger wants to save money by cutting out printed textbooks, asserting the state’s tech-savvy youngsters will quickly adapt to learning online. I think he’s right, but is he...

How Twitter Will Change the Way We Live

Oh this is rich. Not. At least that’s what I thought reading the headline How Twitter Will Change the Way We Live on Time.com this morning. Though far from a die-hard devotee I think that of all the Twitteriffic stories in circulation Steven Johnson has nailed...