Sunday Viewing: Games Make a Better World

There is an amazing TED talk by Jane McGonigal about the power of games.  In it she talks about how much time people are currently investing in online gaming, what this means for our culture, and where it can lead us.  Here are a few statistics she presents:
3 Billion hours each week playing online games

5.93 Million years playing World of Warcraft so far.

Average gamer spends 10,000 hours playing online by age 21.

Compare this to 10,080 hours a child in the U.S. will spend in school from 5th grade to high school graduation with perfect attendance.

Watch the full TED talk below.


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