Learning Like Worms

Among the more productive developments in modern intellectual history is a general loosening of Homo sapiens’ claims to specialness. Let’s grant that humans are special Read More →

Google Story Builder

I know I’m late to the party on this, but Google recently released Story Builder, a simple web app that lets you create a simulation Read More →

Seymour Papert on games in education

Seymour Papert cofounded the MIT media lab and was a pioneer in the field of artificial intelligence, but his lifelong interest has been on education, and especially Read More →

How Games Drive Learning

It seems like almost everyone these days is trying to apply game-like approaches to training. It’s easy to see why. Video games are intense and Read More →

Virtual Reality is Now

Virtual reality is going to happen sooner than you think, and for less money than you imagine. Oculus Rift, a kickstarter-project-turned-Facebook-acquisition, has released a development kit Read More →


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