IBM is starting up an educational MMO – this time, it’s about environmental issues. In PowerUp, teams of players have to work together to save a planet from ecological apocalypse. NASA is doing it, IBM’s all over it, and the number of people playing MMOs worldwide is soaring. my money is on massively multiplayer gaming […]
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Running a guild or pack of players in an online game is good practise for running a real corporation – or any other leadership position. That’s the message from a report from IBM (specifically their Global Innovation Outlook). Online games, and specifically massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs), offer a glimpse at how leaders develop […]
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America’s Army must have been a success, because now NASA is getting in on the game. They’re launching a massively multiplayer online game about – what else? – space exploration. Way cool. They’ve got this idea that a vast online space simulator could be a great way to get kids interested in space exploration. They’ve […]
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