October 9, 2012

In the future, everything can be a game, but should it?

Sight is a thought-provoking short film (about 7 minutes) about the implications of gamification. Games hack the reward centers in our brains in order to change our behavior and can catalyze some noble effects, such as with SuperBetter, a game conceived by Jane McGonigal to people recover more quickly from illness or injury. But this approach can perhaps be taken too far…