Jane McGonigal: How Games Can Make a Better World (1/24/11)
How Games Can Make a Better World
Jane McGonigal, Director of Game Research and Development, the Institute for the Future; Author, Reality Is Broken
Can problems like poverty and climate change by fixed through games? Visionary game designer McGonigal thinks it can. With more than 174 million gamers in the United States, McGonigal explores how we can save the world through the power of gaming. McGonigal is helping pioneer the fasting-growing genre of games that turns gameplay to achieve socially positive outcomes.