Gaming and Solving World Problems

Jane McGonigal talked about the effects of gaming on health, education, and social issues, as well as the future of cloud… read more

Jane McGonigal talked about the effects of gaming on health, education, and social issues, as well as the future of cloud computing. She talked about the use of the alternate realities in games to solve the world’s problems and the future of alternate realities overlaying the physical universe. She was interviewed by Larry Smarr and responded to questions from members of the audience.*

“Gaming and Solving World Problems” was a session at the second annual “The Atlantic Meets the Pacific” Conference held at Scripps Seaside Forum by the University of California, San Diego, and The Atlantic. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • McGonigal, Jane Research Affiliate Institute for the Future
  • Smarr, Larry Founding Director University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign->National Center for Supercomputing Applications

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Category:
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Location:
La Jolla, California, United States
First Aired:
Nov 20, 2012
Last Aired:
Jan 10, 2013

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  • Nov 20, 2012 | 11:47pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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