Category: Studies and Academia

Culture Clash: Academics Anonymous

This month, Matt Sakey writes about the role of the games academic and why scholars are important to the industry: The fact of the matter is that contemplative navel-gazing has led to some pretty amazing advancements in a wide selection of disciplines, which is exactly why pure scholarship exists. Simple experimentation, research and study often gives rise to discovery. If…

Eeewww

This will make germphobes and hypochondriac of us all: Toilet seat is cleaner than the average keyboard. Despite this fact, I think I am the only one in the office who has yet to become ill this season. I haven’t had a cold (knock on wood) in two years, at least. Though, having said that, I may seriously consider buying…

Games Are Good For You, Duh

Seeing this post on Kotaku pointing to this article: Game skills pay off in real life (Mercury News) made me wonder whether I, as a gamer, am like the people cited in the article. Got Game: How the Gamer Generating is Reshaping Business Forever is one of the books cited in the article. One of the co-authors of the book…