Gamechanging Africa

The African impact in game design is much bigger than what we generally get credited with. The oldest games in the world were developed here.

Then we lost that edge. We lost the ability to use play productively. We lost the ability to use play to give more meaning to everyday, sometimes monotonous work.
We lost the creative edge and content mastery inherent in good game design.

We lost the…

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Siren: Towards Adaptive Serious Games for Teach…

See on Scoop.it - Serious Games and LeadershipCiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Abstract: This short paper describes the Siren project, and interdisciplinary European project aimed at creating an adaptive serious game for teaching conflict resolution,…See on www.scoop.it

Siren: Towards Adaptive Serious Games for Teach…

See on Scoop.it - Serious Games and LeadershipCiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Abstract: This short paper describes the Siren project, and interdisciplinary European project aimed at creating an adaptive serious game for teaching conflict resolution,…See on www.scoop.it

Siren: Towards Adaptive Serious Games for Teach…

See on Scoop.it - Serious Games and Leadership

CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Abstract: This short paper describes the Siren project, and interdisciplinary European project aimed at creating an adaptive serious game for teaching conflict resolution,…
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NameTag - Google Glass Facial Recognition Beta App Demo

Remember the Facial recognition mobile app Nametag? Nametag wants to add facial recognition to phone photos. The app scans a photo or scans a person’s face and will search Twitter, Facebook, dating sties and sex offender registries to put a name on your picture. If a match is found, NameTag will display infos such as a social network profiles, interests, relationship status, occupation, etc.

For the sake of completeness: The video above shows a demo of the mobile app on Google Glass. Brave new world.

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pewinternet:

Data for breakfast: As of September 2013, 86% of American adults use the internet.
Good morning!

pewinternet:

Data for breakfast: As of September 2013, 86% of American adults use the internet.

Good morning!

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wildcat2030:

Keio University scientists have developed a “neurocam” — a wearable camera system that detects emotions, based on an analysis of the user’s brainwaves.

The hardware is a combination of Neurosky’s Mind Wave Mobile and a customized brainwave sensor.

The algorithm is based on measures of “interest” and “like” developed by Professor Mitsukura and the neurowear team.

The users interests are quantified on a range of 0 to 100. The camera automatically records five-second clips of scenes when the interest value exceeds 60, with timestamp and location, and can be replayed later and shared socially on Facebook.

The researchers plan to make the device smaller, more comfortable, and fashionable to wear.
Via H\T KurzweilAi
neurowear “neurocam” concept movie (気になるシーンを記録するウェアラブルカメラ) (by neurowear)

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