December 5, 2012

Can Gaming Change Your Life (for the Better)?

Nic Fleming, BBC News


Brushed your teeth this morning? Congratulations, you get 20 points. Hit your quarterly performance target early? Good work, you get half a day's extra holiday. You voted in the recent elections so you get your third citizenship badge. But you've slipped another two places down your gym's fitness leaderboard, so that means an extra few miles on the treadmill next week.

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November 30, 2012
What It's Really Like to Fly a Drone
Rob Walker, Fortune
When a friend told me a few months back that me that he owned an AR.Drone -- a $300 "unmanned aerial vehicle" intended for the mainstream consumer market -- I practically invited myself over. The thing sounded like fun, and I... more ››
November 29, 2012
Google's Ingress Could Redefine Mobile Gaming
Dan Rowinski, ReadWrite
It was 10:30pm on a Tuesday in Cambridge, Massachusetts. A slurry of snow and rain fell in clumps as I huddled in front of my local post office, clutching my smartphone and shivering. People walked by, giving friendly nods to... more ››