Additional Week 10 resources

Below are some of the additional resources I mentioned during the Week 10 class on Technology in Practice.

INTRINSIC MOTIVATION
For further reading on intrinsic motivation see the work of Desi & Ryan, Alfie Kohn, Csikzentmihalyi on flow.

GAMBRIAN EXPLOSION
Seth Priebatsch, The Game Layer on top of the world

GAME-BASED LEARNING

Gallipoli in Minecraft – Auckland War Memorial Museum

Craig Smith – Autism educator at Aspect on Minecraft

SERIOUS GAMES

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

VIRTUAL REALITY

Magic Leap – The untold story of magic leap, the world’s most secretive startup

MAKERSPACES

Fab Foundation

Arduino

Raspberry Pi

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.