Archive for the ‘Gaming’ Category

What should learning look like in the 21st Century?

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011From institutions to networks

Hacking Microsoft’s Kinect

Sunday, December 5th, 2010Over 10 million people bought a Kinect in the first 10 days of launch, a reward ($1000) was offered by Adafruit, for Hackers to get Kinect to run on alternative operating systems. Microsoft announced it would bring in the legal ...

Networked and participatory education

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010The New York Times has run an informative article on gaming and education Learning by Playing: Video Games in the Classroom. Which reminds me of the work of Henry Jenkins on Participatory education and also of Howard Rheingold. Here is ...

Mobile my remote control for life: destination Japan

Sunday, February 28th, 2010It never ceases to amaze me that people, some people, refuse to accept that Japan has much to teach us in terms of how to market successfully, create killer advertising campaigns and do other cool stuff in which he mobilee ...

Social media and mobile: my remote control for life bootcamp

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010Last year I sat with one of the anointed Glitterati of the US Digerati who was extolling the virtues of "social meeedijaa", but only from the context of online. In the end I could not take it any more and ...

Squaring up to the networked society

Friday, November 20th, 2009Right on the heels of Foursquare’s API release, the location-based mobile application and game is announcing another big rollout to cities across the world. Just one month after releasing Foursquare () to 15 new cities in the US and Canada, ...

Figaro Social communications conference

Thursday, October 1st, 2009Social social everywhere, but why?The Figaro Social Media conference looks like its going to be a good event, as it blends some interesting topics and issues together. Both commercial and non-commercial. The challenges of understanding how to conduct successful communications ...

Mobile: my remote control for life, a masterclass

Thursday, October 1st, 2009[caption id="attachment_4491" align="aligncenter" width="435" caption="http://www.flickr.com/photos/sicoactiva/2092062723/in/photostream/"][/caption]Mobile Marketing is increasingly moving towards the centre stage of the marketing industry. Many claim to hold the elixir of “how to do” mobile marketing, there are however only a few who really have that ...

building, fostering and interacting; the new rules of journalism

Friday, September 25th, 2009[caption id="attachment_4463" align="aligncenter" width="491" caption="learning to manage communities can be a tricky business"][/caption]I picked this up from a Jay Rosen tweetManaging Online Communities: What Computer Games Can Teach JournalistsWhat does MMORG's have to do with journalism? The answer according to ...

Transmedia storytelling, and the multi-dimensional brand

Saturday, August 29th, 2009In his book Convergence Culture, Henry Jenkins explores the idea and concept of transmedia storytelling through the project known as The Matrix.[caption id="attachment_4307" align="aligncenter" width="501" caption="http://www.flickr.com/photos/7236030@N03/2106087852"][/caption]As Jenkins explains,A transmedia story unfolds across multiple platforms, with each new text making a ...

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