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EVOKE Founders, Class of 2010. Themes. Invoke – An ARG to Save The World Bank. Invoke The Game (invokethegame) Parody and Design. INVOKE: The Game « Pervasive Games: Theory and Design. World Bank’s EVOKE game has inspired an interesting competitor criticizing its policies. INVOKE is an “ARG to save the World Bank”, a “crash course in saving capitalism”. EVOKE is a game commissioned by the World Bank, an international financial institution widely criticised for its practise of using crippling debt to force impose its socially and economically destructive policies on the Third World.

EVOKE challenges players to become “social innovators” and devise solutions to the world’s social and environmental problems.As game-playing social innovators, we gladly accept this challenge. OurApologies admitted in the mean time ? Sarah's Evoke Season 2 Episode 1 Page 13. WhatNext - LEARN10 Urgent Evoke. Censorship versus Freedom in Urgent Evoke. The arguments for censorship consists of sheltering people and children from 'inappropriate' media. those are merely a skewed rationale. what is the TRUTH?

Censorship versus Freedom in Urgent Evoke

Censorship takes away the RIGHTS and RESPONSIBILITIES of citizens to CHOOSE what is suitable for themselves and their children. censorship is about CONTROL. A promise to find new agents. Act 9 Crisis Networking DARKSITE IN PROGRESS. The (top?) 100 evokers at beginning of 8th week arrived at after. The numbers are merely for the purpose of listing -they don't suggest ranking. 1.

The (top?) 100 evokers at beginning of 8th week arrived at after

Agent Panamericana. ( was suspended) 2. How to "WIN" Evoke Is Boring And Garbage. Gameplay: -Powers are arbitrary numbers with no perceivable reward value.

Evoke Is Boring And Garbage

In any game that increases your powers, there's an obvious reward. Maybe you can deal more damage to an enemy or gain access to more parts of the game. How To Actually Make This A Game. OK, so I posted some why Evoke is nothing at all like a game here.

How To Actually Make This A Game

But what would an actual game in the same theme of Evoke actually look like? 1. It would obviously be in the same style as an MMORPG. (Massively multiplayer online role playing game) This isn't a game! So, I noticed the first response a la "People are dying from hunger in the world, and you dare to call this a game?!

This isn't a game!

" to EVOKE. Gamers, teachers, I need your ideas. I'd like your opinions about motivation, especially as regards Evoke.

Gamers, teachers, I need your ideas

I've seen some posts about the gameplay aspect of this site, and some posts about teaching, but not seen the two groups talking very much. I used to work in sales, now I'm a teacher, and I'm participating in Evoke after seeing Jane's TED speech about using games to teach people. I use stuff like Third World Farmer to stimulate conversation quite often. (Be careful, this one can be addictive.) Sales is a science. I just saw a brilliant speech about math education in the USA, in which the speaker says: I sell a product to a market that doesn't want it, but is forced by law to buy it.... it's just a losing proposition. MoE LEARN, ACT, IMAGINE forever. Ongoing projectsMe and EVOKELimits of a JUSTAGAMEFreedom of speechChanging paradigm Introduction This post is intended to point out why I stopped playing this game and to make a few considerations about the theoretical and practical limits which EVOKE revealed, by the time, when I was yet one of its "agents".

MoE LEARN, ACT, IMAGINE forever

If you're one of those whose only interest is having fun, then you can just skip this page and keep reading the last posts from other agents' blogs. BeyondEVOKE. Elastika. Jacob Glaser Illustration. Mostly he draws at night ... mostly. Massively Multiplayer Thought Expe. TheSigntificLab Robotics for Sustainability. The Institute for the Future (IFTF) is an independent, nonprofit research group with over 40 years of forecasting experience.

TheSigntificLab Robotics for Sustainability

The core of our work is identifying emerging trends and discontinuities that will transform global society and the global marketplace. We provide insights into business strategy, design process, innovation, and social dilemmas. Our research generates the foresight needed to create insights that lead to action. Our research spans a broad territory of deeply transformative trends, from health and health care to technology, the workplace, and human identity. The Institute for the Future is located in Palo Alto, CA. The Technology Horizons Program combines a deep understanding of technology and societal forces to identify and evaluate discontinuities and innovations in the next 3 to 10 years. The Ten-Year Forecast Program provides a distinctive outlook on the changing global environment for a vanguard of players in business, government, and nonprofit organizations.

Change My Life! Signtific Lab (signtificlab) Massively Multiplayer Thought. The Institute for the Future (IFTF) is an independent, nonprofit research group with over 40 years of forecasting experience.

Massively Multiplayer Thought

The core of our work is identifying emerging trends and discontinuities that will transform global society and the global marketplace. We provide insights into business strategy, design process, innovation, and social dilemmas. Our research generates the foresight needed to create insights that lead to action. Our research spans a broad territory of deeply transformative trends, from health and health care to technology, the workplace, and human identity. The Institute for the Future is located in Palo Alto, CA. Subtle Technologies. Mobile Entrepreneurs in Africa. Building on the impact the Web has had on developed economies today, and what the Web and mobile phones can enable in developing economies in the future, the Web Foundation promotes a world where any person or group with an idea can acquire the technical and entrepreneurial skills to create and deploy new mobile services.

Mobile Entrepreneurs in Africa

Where all people, not only rich urban neighborhoods but also rural underprivileged communities, can be active co-creators of web content and services. By fostering the creation of innovative web and mobile services in underprivileged areas of the world, we promote social and economic value creation in these regions, and we help diversify the offering of services globally available.

Expected Outcomes Challenges The mobile wave sweeping the developing world continues to offer new opportunities to deploy services and content on a platform already accessible to billions of people – mobile phones. Approach Status. Indian Railway Network on OSM. This visualization of Indian Railway Network was created by Arun Ganesh. Arun has even includind instructions on how the image was created. This is a Featured image, which means that it has been identified as one of the best examples of OpenStreetMap mapping, or that it provides a useful illustration of the OpenStreetMap project. If you know another image of similar quality, you can nominate it on Featured image proposals. Dale Zak Volunteerism Mobile. This past Wednesday I had the honor of speaking on mobile volunteerism at Mobile Tech Training during Net Change Week in Toronto. Debate 2.0: How can social media save the planet? Social media is transforming traditional media and influencing how we share news and information.

Recent data shows that 300 million people spend more than 5 hours each day on social networks. Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 29 June - 4 July 2014 dedicated to Physiology or Medicine At the 64th Lindau Meeting 30-40 Nobel Laureates are expected to meet with around 600 young researchers to share their knowledge, establish new contacts and discuss relevant topics such as global health, the challenges to medical care in developing countries or future research approaches to medicine.

Please find further information on the 64th Lindau Meeting here. Using GIS to Increase Citizen Engagement. Digital Capital Week - June 11th to June 20th, 2010. Agenda: Using GIS. Using Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) to Enhance Citizen Pa. Intro document. Ganapati GIS Report.