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  1. How we got millions of people to play our games and learn stuff to

    on Thursday 31st May

    What's the key to creating fun but genuinely engaging games on factual and even controversial subjects? How do you reach new audiences with your educational games?

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  2. Back To the Good Old Tangible World to

    on Thursday 31st May

    It’s time to move away from the safe margins of our screens and experience the sensations of the good old tangible real world. As the boundaries between the real world ...

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  3. uKinect- gesture recognition games to

    on Thursday 31st May

    Using Microsoft's Kinect technology the Gamelab team have developed the first stages of a gesture recognition system game for kids with learning disabilities Questions answered : Designing Games for Learning ...

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  4. The Fly in the Urinal to

    on Thursday 31st May

    How can we harness the urge for play to make the world a better place? How to designing gameful applications. Gamification - how to Designing gameful applications

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  5. Table Top: Personalised Music and Gaming to

    on Thursday 31st May

    Mobile computing has opened the doors for many new types of personalised interactive experiences. When experience designers know so much about what a user is doing at at time, they ...

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  6. Table Top: Quantified Self for non-tech geeks to

    on Thursday 31st May

    The Quantified Self movement is getting lots of interest, with new devices (Nike Fuleband, Jawbone Up), websites (Tic Trac, Track Ignite) and apps appearing. Most products and services are designed ...

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  7. Table Tops: Mechanics as the Message to

    on Thursday 31st May

    Games are increasingly being used as a method to teach people about complex systems. While it's easy to claim you're being innovative by creating a game that embodies your message, ...

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  8. Games and Entertainment - Playing with TV to

    on Thursday 31st May

    It's become clear that Generation G wants to play with content, and if it's not interactive and playful, then content is not working hard enough to engage with the modern ...

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  9. How do I influence you? to

    on Thursday 31st May

    We as humans are tuned in, or so we think. However certain effectors such as context and emotion can effect our decisions and judgement. This is especially prominent in a ...

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  10. Fun, Inc - Using Games to Thrive in the Digital Age to

    on Thursday 31st May

    Tom Chatfield, author and thinker, will talk about the use of games and also how to thrive in a digital age.

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  11. Telification - What Games Can Learn From TV to

    on Thursday 31st May

    Fancy something completely different? Despite its incredible growth, the game industry is still dwarfed by the size of the television industry, in terms of time and money spent. What can ...

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  12. The Next Great Industry to Be Disrupted by The Internet - Televison to

    on Thursday 31st May

    A Headline I have been waiting for: "Future TV Disruption - Forbes says it's Worth Half a Trillion Dollars For Internet Companies". The intersection (media convergence) of TV, Gaming, Social, ...

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  13. TV Beyond the Hashtag... to

    on Thursday 31st May

    Mainstream TV is finally starting to embrace the power of social media and the effect it has on the shows we love. But what else can be done, other than ...

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  14. Integrating digital tech into real world marketing experiences to

    on Friday 1st June

    Pervasive computing has been a 'thing' for a long time now, and since Minority Report we have all been obsessed and repelled by the potential of digital technology to step ...

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  15. The lesson of jam sandwiches for service developers and marketeers to

    on Friday 1st June

    Behavioural economics has a lot to say about service design - what are the different aspects of the sometimes irrational way in which consumers interact with the world influence the ...

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  16. Virtual identities - The future of digital branding to

    on Friday 1st June

    With more and more business moving online - What opportunities exist for branding and creating consistent and memorable online experiences. Questions answered : How to brand and position digital businesses ...

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  17. Who called the cab? Or how apps change the everyday to

    on Friday 1st June

    Who called the cab? Or how apps change the everyday. As technology becomes friendlier and easier to use, new opportunities (and unexpected challenges) arise. This talk is about how apps ...

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  18. Future Shorts: World's biggest pop-up film festival to

    on Friday 1st June

    New generation festival model, anyone anywhere can set up their own film festival and be part of a powerful global community. 2.6+million people conneting online and offline. Questions answered : ...

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  19. Noise By Numbers - What's a tag? Are Joy Division atmospheric or depressing? What is witch house? Why is everything changing so to

    on Friday 1st June

    New terminologies and genres burst into the music scene every week. One minute you're listening to the next 'yacht bounce' sensation, the next you're surfing a wave of digi-bongo revival'. ...

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  20. How to be pixel perfect. to

    on Friday 1st June

    Pixels are the building blocks of all the visual design we do here at ustwo™, but are so often relegated to mere afterthought in the excitement of working with colours ...

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  21. Connecting the dots to

    on Friday 1st June

    Workshop discussion and debate emulating our internal process to help understand your audience online, identify their digital need states and score them based on your activity and goals. Questions answered ...

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  22. How to have a creative idea to

    on Friday 1st June

    Creativity isn't a magical bolt of inspiration from the gods. It's a process. This talk is based on Dave's book 'A User Guide to the Creative Mind'. It's not just ...

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  23. The pleasures, pressures and pitfalls of tablet publishing to

    on Friday 1st June

    People love reading on their iPads, iPhones and Kindles - and publishers and content owners of all kinds have rushed to create apps. Many have failed to deliver value, engage ...

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  24. FireFly - Night Game

    Come play Firefly on June 18th as part of Hide & Seek's sandpit. Find info here: http://www.fireflygame.com/ A tagging game that explores temporal memory, and exploits the balance of collaboration ...