31 Oct '12, 12pm

How game-playing created a sea change for one bay’s stakeholders: Using technology for role-playing was a waters...

How game-playing created a sea change for one bay’s stakeholders: Using technology for role-playing was a waters...

Green enterprises are constantly challenging the conventional wisdom that environmental regulation impedes profitability, but a group of innovators are now turning the challenge into a game. The Global Water Games , a collaborative initiative of the University of Virginia and Azure Worldwide, co-founded by Philippe Cousteau and UVA alumnus Andrew Snowhite, has developed a computer-based simulation to demonstrate the interrelation of human activity and natural processes. Taking the roles of key stakeholders, game players make decisions based on their livelihoods or regulatory authority, experiencing real-time the economic and environmental impacts of their actions. “The game format provides a way for citizens to engage with these issues as critical decision makers,” said Jeffrey Plank, Ph.D., associate vice president for research of UVA. “Initially, players rely on themselv...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/10/31/how-game-playing-...

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This pumpkin is also a working Tetris game

This pumpkin is also a working Tetris game

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rainforest-alliance.org 04 Nov '12, 5pm

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triathlon.competitor.com 31 Oct '12, 9pm

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Superstorm Sandy: the aftermath and what's next in the climate change debate?

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