Below are some of the additional resources I mentioned during the Week 10 class on Technology in Practice.
For further reading on intrinsic motivation see the work of Desi & Ryan, Alfie Kohn, Csikzentmihalyi on flow.
Seth Priebatsch, The Game Layer on top of the world
Gallipoli in Minecraft – Auckland War Memorial Museum
Craig Smith – Autism educator at Aspect on Minecraft
SuperBetter – Jane McGonigal’s game to improve your life
Edutech – the Brisbane-hosted conference at which Jane McGonigal is appearing. One of the best conferences I’ve attended!
Massively Multiplayer Online Science – citizen science platform connecting scientific research and video games
Sea Hero Quest – dementia research through gaming
Magic Leap – The untold story of magic leap, the world’s most secretive startup
Elon Musk’s announcement of the Tesla Powerwall
And the Hyperloop that I mentioned was launched just yesterday! It’s been a huge year for Elon Musk.
A timely article about the early adoption of technology in developing countries in light of our discussion about makerspaces.