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In Videos on November 6, 2010 at 3:11 pm

“Gaming can make a better world”

The best hope we have for surviving the next century on this planet? Games. In this 20-minute TED talk, I explain why we need to achieve 21 billion hours of online gaming a week by the year 2020. That’ll be just an hour a day, every day, for half of the people on Earth…

On the Colbert Report

In which I attempt to convince Stephen Colbert that playing games is the single most productive way we can spend our time.

“How a game saved my life”

In 2009, I suffered a mild traumatic brain injury. I was more hopeless than I had ever been in my life. Then I turned it into a game. This 5-minute Ignite video explains all…

“Blissful Productivity”

Throw out your to-do lists. This 45-minute School of Life sermon proposes a radically gameful way to get the most out of each day.

“Gamers tackle the world’s most urgent challenges”

7 minutes live on CNN news! This was a major epic win for me — and for the EVOKE game, which officially became the first alternate reality game in the genre’s ten-year history to make it on to live national news.

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