Leveling Up

Leveling Up

Sal Kahn [ Khan Academy ] Khan Academy is most known for its collection of videos, so before I go any further, let me show you a little bit of a montage. . . . We now have on the order of 2,200 videos, covering everything from basic arithmetic, all the way to vector calculus, and some of the stuff that you saw

Patricia Garfield

ON DREAMS AND DREAMING with PATRICIA GARFIELD, Ph.D. JEFFREY MISHLOVE, Ph.D.: Hello and welcome. Tonight we’re going to be looking at “Dreams and Dreaming,” and my guest, Dr. Patricia Garfield, is an expert on that subject. She’s the author of the best seller, Creative Dreaming, as well as several other books in this field, including Pathway to Ecstasy, Your Child’s Dreams, and Women’s

Gamification

Gamification

Jane McGonigal [ TED Longbeach ] I’m Jane McGonigal. I’m a game designer. I’ve been making games online now for 10 years, and my goal for the next decade is to try to make it as easy to save the world in real life as it is to save the world in online games. Now, I have a plan for this, and it

Wikipedia

Wikipedia

Jimmy Wales [ TED Monterey ] In 1962, Charles Van Doren, who was later a senior editor of Britannica, said the ideal encyclopedia should be radical — it should stop being safe. But if you know anything about the history of Britannica since 1962, it was anything but radical: still a very completely safe, stodgy type of encyclopedia. Wikipedia, on the other hand,