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Jane McGonigal @avantgame San Francisco-ish

*The opposite of play isn't work. It's depression.* Get my latest NYT bestseller SUPERBETTER! (it's powered by the science of games.)

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@WalkerMcKnight ha!!
Yayoi Kusama's Obliteration Room would make a great async multiplayer AR project. Each person gets a few stickers.
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal“Interactive Gaming Recap Of Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends Report” by @HarryAlford3“The Internet Wasn’t Built For Gaming” by @HarryAlford3 for a surprise
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalSocialising, Mental Health And Stress Relief: Why Aussies Play Video Games | Gizmodo Australia (via @GizmodoAU)
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1,000 trees were planted in a Norwegian forest to make paper for books set to be printed a hundred years from now
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalHere’s, for registering domains with emoji in them:
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalIs the person naming these colors of yarn okay?
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @CatRogersPsi Oh every runner is super resilient that's great good luck toMorrow with your run 👏🏻👏🏻🏃🏼‍♀️🏃🏼‍♀️💪🏻💪🏻💪🏻 @dinajacobson Ha! One slice of carrot cake :) @RowanKaiser maybe not rich enough to be a yes :D @RowanKaiser that's super-interesting. I'm a big fat no so I don't know if I break your mold, being a successful rich Gen Xer ;) @RowanKaiser want an actual immersive VR thing like in the book, or want the movie, or what @RowanKaiser wait what - millennials don't want and gen x do?? @ThatWeissGuy @RowanKaiser what's the cut-off?11 miles at 9'10 pace in 80 degree heat/full sun... love these summer conditioning workouts :D
@houseofcoates I'm going to start a gofundme to get you new sitting room lights @tomcoates this has been going on too long @jellispants Heavy weight and dear sugar with @CherylStrayed @tarynwilliford @brittneyplz YeeeeessssssssWalking down the street with tears streaming down my face listening to this
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalSorry, there are *five* baby ducks... 🙊
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalFour baby ducks
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @thewiseturtle @olgakhazan well I agree 100% with this!
HERE COMES THE FUTURE!!! like, really fast: Congress is considering letting 100,000 self-driving cars hit the road: @scoy6 yes, thank you for asking. i do think there is a difference when you are talking about lifelike automatons. @ImSarahRice Suddenly Westworld feels like a warning to us from our future...From an expert, a link to a more thorough discussion of the realities of sex robots - thank you @drkatedevlin! @drkatedevlin Thank you for correcting me! I know I should google, but it there a better link I could tweet to folk… rights to robots might make sense as a way to make HUMANS safer. Don't let humans train/develop violent in… correct. Everyone thinks they know the answers to these questions, but it gets really confusing and weir…
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalThat's a bold forecast! I like it. (re: robot rights in the future) we pass a law making it a crime to rape robots (which sounds right to me), what other rights should or might the… don't want to scare you about the future, but we should be talking about if this is okay now, and if not, how to… is something I've been waiting for, for awhile now too... when will pharmaceutical companies realize they need…émon GO teams up with Philadelphia libraries via @phl17_tv
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @mjandersen @SteveCoulson @adrianhon Or you're a woman pitching your startup and you have to escape from the creepy advances of the male VCs
Every time I fly I marvel that we live in an age where planetary movement is possible in a day. Extraordinary. We A… is the memorial for Steve the drowned security robot outside our office on his charging pad. The future is wei…
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalI’ve been renewing an unused domain for 22 years in case you feel bad about that journal you stopped updating in February.
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @Hobsons ah! awesome!! :DSoothing massage is too much for tiny bird
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalMy day in two photos I'm not ready to read this.... unemployment contributing to the opioid epidemic? @olgakhazan investigates powerful words - I love this. beautiful! .@alexismadrigal on how checkers was solved @daphne_mir you would have to be my mentor you already have all the skills you need to dominate!!!
@petitegeek host google hangouts/youtube broadcast them of mini-talks and Q & As!Wow amazing find!! Thank you! @batuwarrior @ArgyleGecko They are my post ultra half go to :) @courtwrites That's basically science and kid friendly :) @courtwrites So we can show our emotions tonothers so they know how we feel can can help us or make friends with us @ArgyleGecko Best vegan pancakes in the continental 48!Wow! what an amazing game that I would be terrible at until I trained for two years and then won the world champion… is my firm position on the matter as well. celebrate #NopebookLaunch we're bringing you this AMAZING giveaway! RT & Follow @The_Nopebook & @FeministApparel
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalIf they want it to be more realistic he should be drinking Soylent
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalStudy update: Just finished our trial of #VR vs TV "wellness channel" for pain management. Sample visualization bel…
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @daphne_mir A perfect epic win goal!
we have a hard time pre-feeling the future: Why Your Brain Prioritizes Instant Gratification Over Long-Term Goals today's future 50 years ago: The 1967 movie that got a lot right about how we live now Your Brain Prioritizes Instant Gratification Over Long-Term Goals, According to Science
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalYep, this looks pretty awesome :D
@kevintcahill @TEDTalks My girls are 2.5 and they definitely focused my life!! @kevintcahill @TEDTalks Oh man. That's brutal. Your son is lucky to have such a resilient and purposeful dad. How old?? @kevintcahill @TEDTalks That's a long time - I hope you win the battle.Civilization's "most dangerous threat is deep intelligence manipulating info in the network" new vid from @elonmusk
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @Amy_Siskind Ran 31 miles last week.... I love long summer days. 🏃🏼‍♀️❤️☀️ @GreeterDan Week by week; participate in the live conversation and savor suspense! @hondanhon I have some more questionszYour dream of zipping between cities in Hyperloop One just took another step toward reality.
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @OneMrBean I demand a revote @dine_and_dash questioning capitalism now appearing in rabid anti-establishment publications, like Fast Company
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalAre You Ready To Consider That Capitalism Is The Real Problem? @McBenefit His family is so human I love it