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Jane McGonigal, author of Reality is Broken, explains how to make real life more ‘gameful.’
Feb. 25, 2011
Sherry Turkle discusses Alone Together, and whether our devices detract from human relationships.
Jan. 28, 2011
Bit.ly's Hilary Mason talks about services sites hope to provide by collecting online browsing data.Bit.ly's Hilary Mason talks about services sites hope to provide by collecting online browsing data.
Jun. 17, 2011
Gleick writes of information sharing through the ages, from African drum languages to the internet.
Feb. 11, 2011
Researchers attempt to measure the amount of information humanity can store and transmit.
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