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USW Games Design Students - Team Unorthobox competing at Dare to be Digital 2014

Team Unorthobox from the USW Computer Games Design course have got themselves a place on this year’s highly acclaimed Dare to be Digital competition.

Dare to be Digital describes itself as a video games development competition for extremely talented students at Universities and Colleges of Art. 176 more words

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This programme also explored how economic freedom had been used in Russia and the problems this had introduced. A set of policies known as “shock therapy” (also described in the 2007 book The Shock Doctrine by Naomi Klein) were brought in mainly by outsiders, which had the effect of destroying the social safety net that existed in most other western nations and Russia.

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What can the ‘Twitch plays Pokemon’ experiment tell us about the nature of our society?

In 1991 Loren Carpenter wanted to see what would happen if no hierarchy existed within a group of people. He conducted an experiment in which he projected the simple game pong onto a large screen into front of an audience split into two groups. 518 more words

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