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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Full schedule for Games for Change @ GDC released

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There’s one month to go before we bring our inaugural daylong summit to the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco, on March 6. Early bird pricing ends on February … Read more

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“A Closed World”: Approaching Gender in Games and Real-life

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In 2006, the Singapore government began working with The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in a partnership to research digital media. One of their core projects was the Singapore-MIT Game … Read more

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9th Annual Games for Change Festival Call for Talks & Presentations – NOW LIVE!

9th Annual Games for Change Festival Call for Content

The 9th Annual Games for Change Festival will be taking place on June 18-20, 2012. The call for talks and presentations is now live! The Festival is the largest gaming … Read more

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“Passing the Ball” of online safety, part two

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In early October 2011, the Game Developer Conference Online (GDC Online) debuted a game called Passing the Ball to tackle the topic of online safety for children. Recently we spoke … Read more

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Kristof: For Journalists, Games are the New Social Media

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By Josh Spiro Nothing motivates you to arrive on time like the flush of embarrassment over missing an important event. Just ask Nicholas Kristof. As the first blogger for The … Read more

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Codecademy turns learning to code into a fresh, game-like experience

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The face of education is changing (or so we hope!). While kids still learn from text books and instructors, organizations and individuals are working hard to create a paradigm shift. Initiatives like … Read more

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