For over 15 years, scientists have been trying to figure out the molecular structure of a protein that causes AIDS in rhesus monkeys. Gamers did it in 10 days.
I saw Jane McGonigal’s TED talk on gaming last week, and it really just dropped my jaw. I’ve been thinking about it ever since then, and definitely have a drastically different point of view towards games. Here’s a dizzying number: McGonigal researched and found out that we spend, collectively, about 3 billion hours each and every week playing games online….