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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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Help employees #PowerUp this Monday with a mid-morning coffee break OUTSIDE. Natural light helps trigger mood-boost…
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Where does the money for #BasicIncome come from? It comes from the increases in productivity that have so far been…
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Spent my morning hanging out with two Mamas and four Cubs 🤗 @batuwarrior I know you can do it!! Can't wait to see a photo of you with your medal!!!
@batuwarrior Are you running this weekend in the Berkeley races?? If so good luck!!!!I am having the most fun of anyone on this planet right now.
Nice to see @SuperBetter described as "the most persuasive example" of how technology can help you concentrate bett…, science is taking notes from Hollywood to render beautiful brain images
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @Annaleen not at all!!! mine big toenail fell off last year from distance trail running and it was totally weird bu… are pround to say @avantgame's team on #FacetheFuture won GOLD for Education at the @shortyawards #SocialGood! C…
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @kiyash @existentialcoms love it! @lisajozi @atdlearntech oh my gosh! that's so funny! I thought it was sucking the marrow out of bones of little baby animals :DI found vegan pizza in Johannesburg hooray!!!!!! Berners-Lee on the future of the web: “I’m still an optimist, but an optimist standing at the top of the hill w…
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal"when you don't know where YOU'RE going, you can't know where IT's going." @iamwill offered up a great koan on futu… I'm on world tour with @iamwill last week we both spoke at @Dreamforce in San Francisco, today we both spoke at… @amdietrich Now that is a powerful photo! Can't wait to celebrate with you both hopefully next month? @rapelangrabana your talk today was so wonderful I hope so much to collaborate with you someday! #BCXDisrupt @mikestopforth @rapelangrabana Agree completely!!!My abridged views on the latest low-quality study purporting to link social media use to adolescent mental health.…
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalDopamine, when produced by your body is not a "drug". It is a naturally occurring neurotransmitter that has many di…
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalTurns out that fungus doesn't take over the ant's brain, as thought, but rather creates an internal network of fung…
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @kree8_i Yes!! Thank you!! @the_rantingpony Ok thanks. I take it very seriously and work very hard to bring new material to audiences who may… @the_rantingpony No way! That's not accurate. Bummer to see you say that. None of the neuro research is in those ta… @donpackett Thank you!! #BCXDisrupt is such a great event. @SnoopyBez I hope so!! @K05T4 This is most common with gamers who primarily play against strangers online. The way to avoid it is to prima… McGonigal makes the point that, No other activity in the world has been shown to synchronise people's activity…
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We are racing toward the future at #BCXDisrupt! amazing new work of story is coming soon from my husband @kiyash and his collaborators @wolfchirp and… from early (unintended) Universal Basic Income experiments are unexpected. Great @WIRED article.
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalAnother great talk from @avantgame The future is dark...and that's a good thing. #caelconf
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalHello Johannesburg! Thank you #BCXDisrupt for bringing me here
@acceptembrace I know I just like to make sure I have a favorite food when I land after a really long hard journey… @acceptembrace 2 cinnamon sugar, one maple glaze, one apple glaze :D vegan of course @chelseyherrm I think I wrote a book about that! :D Espeically chapter 4 You can make the leap from games to gamefulIt’s Time to Tax Companies for Using Our Personal Data Yes, data is an asset #universalbasicassets
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalI've been traveling for 30 hours so far, landing in Johannesburg in 90 minutes! Thank god I brought donuts with me… to Johannesburg!Read how I incorporated some @SuperBetter theory into my lessons, and was very impressed. #slowchathealth
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@mayenedesign @Zensah ha!! knew you would love them :DSince I eat donuts after every race and long run, I naturally had to buy these compression sleeves. They have ice c… @arielwaldman it is crazy how much you look exactly like this still :D @charliejane lololololololololololol
@feather @maupuia @tomcoates @mrjudkins @gnat @VictorianPurple @JoshForde @stucoats @rands @amyhoy @_june @iamcal @hondanhon @rael @gnat @mrjudkins @VictorianPurple @JoshForde @stucoats @tomcoates @crucially those were the great… @hondanhon @rael @gnat @mrjudkins @VictorianPurple @JoshForde @stucoats @tomcoates @crucially yeah that was great,… @rael @hondanhon @gnat @mrjudkins @VictorianPurple @JoshForde @stucoats @tomcoates @crucially ha ha! sounds legendary @gnat @VictorianPurple @JoshForde @stucoats @tomcoates lol wait WHAT @Ombwah I love it!! thanks for showing me :)Read this to place your perceptions of #America’s level of political engagement into a fact-based context.…
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The future of meat
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @justjuliawhelan Yay!!!!!! @susie_meister deal!! let's make it champagne when one of these guys goes to jail @susie_meister i literally just chugged a glass.INFORMATION AGE: How gaming makes you a better worker @avantgame #reimagination
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalpostcard from your future of research indicates voters do not have nor care about political ideology. All they care about is their group…
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalAlso I don't trust any startup anymore when the founding team photo of 5+ people is all men. And I generally DON'T think banning technologies is a good idea. But this is like a neuroscience homebrew dirty nuke.
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalGood grief. This technology is so unethical it needs to be criminalized globally, before it evolves into a Fermi P…
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @chrisricewriter no need to pretend, you are amongst ZimmerfriendsCheck out this roundup of apps for bringing AR into the classroom with Apple's ARKit
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @kiyash can you write our pilot please @MylesNye Adventure Banana and Heart Eggs :D cc @kiyash Now do your two little ones!!! (the first spy named Breast-Milk?!!) @Marelisa clearly hot on the trail of Carmen Sandiego! @tomcoates we need to go into spy business together STAT. Evelyn Hobknobs and Edward Buttered-Bagel. Instant legends.Beautiful!
Evelyn Hobnobs. Hey that's pretty great 😂 goal
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @amyjccuddy @learnfromerror Lol, but people have opinions and don't need to consume information or acquire new knowledgeHere's a great example of futures thinking + creativity, with the whole process explained! Future of Marriage: because it's SO FUN to learn weird new things thanks to science... (and be sure to smile at sheep from now on!…
big mood on the TL tonight
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal @copystar lol!!A trans woman beat the guy who introduced the bathroom bill. A gun victim's boyfriend beat a delegate with an "A" g…
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