The National Academy of Sciences hosted the 2012 Rosenblith Lecture on Monday, June 18 called “The Scientific Revolution: An International Play in Two Stages.” Academy President, Ralph J. Cicerone, started the event by explaining that the lecture series is in memory of Walter Alter Rosenblith who was one of seventeen people to ever be [...]
A friend said to me, “I am trying to make a video game to create interest in engineering. Someone told me Spore taught a lot about evolution. What do you think?” I did play Spore and I was very disappointed. I was angry, actually, because the things that are so cool about evolution were not [...]
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Dr. E. O. Wilson is interviewed on NPR’s Morning Edition by Will Wright, the creator of the video game, The Sims. Dr. Wilson is Professor Emeritus (retired) at Harvard. You can listen to the interview on NPR’s website. At the beginning of the interview, E. O. Wilson says that games are the future of education. [...]
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