Daily Archives: October 17, 2012

Emergence in Games

The future direction of game development is towards more flexible, realistic, and interactive game worlds. However, current methods of game design do not allow for anything other than pre-scripted player exchanges and static objects and environments. An emergent approach to … Continue reading

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Design to Thrive: Creating Social Networks and Online Communities

Social networks and online communities are reshaping the way people communicate, both in their personal and professional lives. What makes some succeed and others fail? What draws a user in? What makes them join? What keeps them coming back? Entrepreneurs … Continue reading

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Unsolicited Evaluation Is the Enemy of Creativity

Creativity blossoms in a non-controlling, non-judgmental environment. Children’s creativity has declined over the past two or three decades, a period during which children’s lives, both in and out of school, have become increasingly controlled and regulated by adult authorities. Here, … Continue reading

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