About Serious Games

Serious games (SGs) or persuasive games are computer and video games used as persuasion technology or educational technology. They can be similar to educational games, but are often intended for an audience outside of primary or secondary education. Serious games can be of any genre and many of them can be considered a kind of edutainment.

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Sunday, 1 June 2008

Steve Gillmor: Twitter is on life support - Friendfeed taking over ?

Twitter has arrived and it is so fragile it can’t keep its own heartbeat going. Twitter executives finally admit it: they don’t know what’s wrong. They’ve got it on heart bypass right now, all innocent and sweet, lying there in intensive care with wires and monitors beeping and platform vendors scuttling in and out with phony looks of concern, taking quick side glances at their iPhones as they wolf down sandwiches in the cafeteria.

Now the doctors come down the hall, their faces frozen in ineptitude and practiced grief. “Sorry,” they begin as an intern laughs inappropriately in the back. “Computers suck, they can’t really do anything. There’s no such thing as real time. We can’t keep more than 30 conversations going simultaneously. Why do you think we invented FriendFeed anyway, except to get Scoble out of the system long enough to find the Off switch?”

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Loic's twhirl gives you twitter and friendfeed side by side on you desktop via AIR:

Is Scoble killing twitter ?


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