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If you're training for a new job someday soon with a video game controller in your hands, thank Constance Steinkuehler .
Sifteo , a table-top game startup, is announcing today that it has begun selling intelligent blocks known as Sifteo Cubes.
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Although women are still slightly in the minority among global Web users, they are closing ground with men and, once connected, spend about two more hours online a month on average.
Parents of video-gaming children, take heart: Your kid is not destined to become an anti-social hermit who lives at home until he’s 35. In fact, a new study shows that all that game time could actually be making him a better citizen. No, this isn’t a study funded by the video-game association. It’s from the respectable folks at the Pew Internet & American Life Project. And it’s the first, says study co-author Joe Kahne, to track the sorts of things kids do when playing — not just how much time they spend playing. “It’s really valuable to focus heavily on the quality of those experiences,” he says.