Social Networking Alternative

OK, the video’s been out for a while but here’s another reason social networks are important. Can’t everybody just get along? [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.endofworld.net/endofworld.swf" width="480" height="290" wmode="transparent"...

Social Networking on the Rise

From the number of inquiries we receive and the projects we’re managing lately — blogs, forums, wikis, user content sites, multi-player games and sims — it’s clear there’s tremendous demand for social networking. Out of curiosity I pinged...

Death of Education > Birth of Learning

While students embrace mobile always-connected media and devices, virtual environments, and social networks in their daily lives, schools still rely on teaching methods that were used generations ago. This short video Learning to Change, Changing to Learn, which was...

Spy vs. Spy

As a cold-war baby one of my favorite cartoon strips was Mad magazine’s Spy vs. Spy. That all flashed back to me a few years ago at the second Serious Games Summit in Crystal City, VA, just across the highway from the Pentagon. There, it didn’t take long...

Do You Believe in Flying Saucers?

No? Then I’m sure this post is preaching to the choir, but even so Nicholas Kristof”s op-ed piece With a Few More Brains… in the Sunday New York Times today is a must-read for anyone concerned about the relentless dumbing-down of political discourse...