Play at Work: How Games Inspire Breakthrough Thinking

Foldit's origin story from the initial brainstorming session to the Mason-Pfizer Monkey Virus breakthrough (and beyond) is featured in a new book by Adam L. Penenberg, a journalism professor at NYU.

Check out Play at Work: How Games Inspire Breakthrough Thinking for an insightful new look at how games of all varieties are helping us learn, create, and innovate.



( Posted by  katfish 95 2364  |  Fri, 10/25/2013 - 18:19  |  2 comments )
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International availability?

It seems to be unavailable electronically unless you use the US stores ymmv

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Kindle version

Looks like there's a kindle edition available on Amazon UK.

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