Archive for May, 2016
At TEDTom Chatfield talks about one of the most compelling aspects of playing video games: its measurability. By setting up a reward system at carefully calibrated percentages, video games can collect large amounts of data about what players find rewarding, and precisely how hard we're willing to work for a win. They are amazing tools [...]
BJ Fogg is a Stanford professor who specializes in Behavior, particularly how digital devices and interfaces can help or hinder habits and experiences. This talk is about how little changes in your behavior can lead to big results down the road.
For a long time games were considered a time-waster or a distraction from more serious pursuits like school or study. But science is finding, in multiple fields, that games contribute far more positively to the development of modern day kids than we previously believed. Gabe Zichermann's TEDxKIDS talk illustrates the evolution in our thinking about [...]