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Doctor What?: medical technology revolutionises the industry

Posted by Ms. Gadget
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Megan Ellis is a New Media student and young journalist at Rhodes University.
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on Monday, 14 May 2012
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While cool gadgets and weird tech excites and entertains, I find that truly amazing technology is that which helps people in meaningful ways. 

it's no wonder then that after looking into assistive technology, that I found equal fascination with medical technology. After all, it is within this sector that we've seen some remarkable advancements. It's as though all those scifi films had psychics as writers (except for the aliens of course).

Gamification and Education: Escapist Magazine (Part 2)

Posted by Ryc0v
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on Monday, 30 May 2011
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As I wrote back on the 11th, Escapist Magazine has put together a short video trying to inspire and explain some gamification concepts within the education field. 

My previous article explained some incentives and bonuses that this approach could garner, with teamwork bringing about class bonuses, and even modifiers to your "experience points" (essentially a less punitive gauge of course perf0rmance).

Before I continue with this however, I thought it might be interesting to mention that several leading Game Designers despise gamification totally, believing that subverting

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Posted by Ryc0v
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on Tuesday, 19 April 2011
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My name is Ryc0v. I'm a bit of a nerd. I like angry (occasionally underground) music, cyber-violence, computer games, role-playing games and innovation.

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