Tag: Ted Talk

Meaningful Gamification in K-12 Learning

Gamification is everywhere. From coffee rewards to fuel points to cash payouts for weight loss, people living in today‚Äôs society could easily gamify almost every aspect of life. However, just because we have the ability to do something does not mean that we should. As game designers create new, gamified experiences, they need to keep …

The Race for Our Attention

In his TED Talk, How a Handful of Tech Companies Control Billions of Minds Everyday, Tristan Harris discusses the main goal of major tech companies like Facebook, Netflix, and YouTube: To maximize the time spent on their pages. Harris also highlights three radical changes that he would like to see in the face of digital media: …