Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Get Money for Gaming at your Library!

The MacArthur Foundation has announced a public competition for a piece of $2 million in funding to emerging leaders, communicators, and innovators shaping the field of digital media and learning. The competition is part of MacArthur's $50 million digital media and learning initiative that aims to help determine how digital technologies are changing the way young people learn, play, socialize, and participate in civic life . . .
Awards will be issued in two categories: Knowledge-Networking Awards (of between $30,000-$75,000) and Innovation Awards ($100,000 and $250,000). Read the details about the competition at the website at:

Thanks to Brian Myers, Wilmette Public Library for the heads up!

The Future of Gaming

What does the future of gaming look like? Handheld devices? Immersive PC games like Civ VI on consoles at last? Playing Wii Sports in real time against a friend halfway around the world? Nah, says the Escapist: the future is casual.

Check out the take in issue #110: The Future of Gaming, at:

Monday, August 06, 2007

Saturday, August 04, 2007

Thursday, August 02, 2007

State of Play Revived!

And, it's happening in a little over 2 weeks! It's not too late to register: