Power Play

Author: Asi Burak
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1250089344
Size: 37.80 MB
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But what if games could be good, not only for individuals but for the world? In Power Play, Asi Burak and Laura Parker explore how video games are now pioneering innovative social change around the world.

Power Play

Author: Asi Burak
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1250089336
Size: 36.87 MB
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Part 1. Not playing around anymore -- Part 2. From Jeddah to Nairobi -- Part 3. From the lab to the screen -- Part 4. The tools of a new generation.

Reality Is Broken

Author: Jane McGonigal
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101475492
Size: 78.71 MB
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In this groundbreaking book, she shows how we can leverage the power of games to fix what is wrong with the real world-from social problems like depression and obesity to global issues like poverty and climate change-and introduces us to ...

Power Up

Author: Chris Kohler
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 0486816427
Size: 47.84 MB
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This revised edition includes updated material throughout the book as well as a new bonus chapter.

Moral Combat

Author: Patrick M. Markey
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1942952996
Size: 77.53 MB
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In Moral Combat, Markey and Ferguson explore how video games—even the bloodiest—can have a positive impact on everything from social skills to stress, and may even make us more morally sensitive.

Knowledge Games

Author: Karen Schrier
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421419203
Size: 33.93 MB
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This accessible book also critiques the limits and implications of games and considers how they may redefine what it means to produce knowledge, to play, to educate, and to be a citizen.

Bike Nation

Author: Peter Walker
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473548799
Size: 63.19 MB
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A revolution on the roads is approaching. Is it time for drivers to Give Way? Guardian news correspondent, Peter Walker, takes us on a journey around the world, exploring the varying attitudes to cycling on our highways.

Supermedia

Author: Charlie Beckett
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444356186
Size: 67.73 MB
Format: PDF
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Smart and controversial, this timely book explores the potential for an entirely new type of journalism which these changes create, discusses the impact of social networking sites and blogs on traditional journalism, and makes the case that ...

Superbetter

Author: Jane McGonigal
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698185501
Size: 43.82 MB
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In this book, McGonigal reveals a decade’s worth of scientific research into the ways all games—including videogames, sports, and puzzles—change how we respond to stress, challenge, and pain.

Power Up

Author: Matthew Lane
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400884829
Size: 25.40 MB
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Power-Up shows how the world of video games is an unexpectedly rich medium for learning about the beautiful mathematical ideas that touch all aspects of our lives—including our virtual ones.