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Book Review: Getting Gamers

Getting Gamers:  The Psychology Of Video Games And Their Impact On The People Who Play Them, by Jamie Madigan It is very obvious that this book is written by someone who is very fond of video games, but also someone … Continue reading

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Book Review: RPG Maker For Teens

RPG Maker For Teens, by Michael Duggan This book is an interesting one, and one I would have liked to have read (or would have liked to have existed) when I was a teenager myself.  As someone who grew up … Continue reading

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Book Review: What Video Games Have To Teach Us About Learning And Literacy

What Video Games Have To Teach Us About Learning And Literacy, by James Paul Gee Sometimes attempting to do more than one has to do leaves one achieving less than one would have by being more modest, and such is … Continue reading

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In Praise Of Quotidian Creativity

Sometimes in order to better understand creativity we have to bring it down to earth.  One of the main barriers to understanding our creativity is the mistaken belief that we are not creative people, so I would like for us … Continue reading

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On The Opposite Of Creativity

Thanks to some research I have been doing with a friend and co-worker of mine, I have read many dozens of books on the subject of creativity and innovation and thought about the subject from a variety of different perspectives.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Art Of Noticing

The Art Of Noticing:  131 Ways To Spark Creativity, Find Inspiration, And Discover The Joy In The Everyday, by Rob Walker Admittedly, as a creative person I am someone who is more than usually interested in the quotidian details of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Things Are What You Make Of Them

Things Are What You Make Of Them:  Life Advice For Creatives, by Adam J. Kurtz I must admit that I have a great taste for earthy and humorous books on advice, and as a creative person myself I found this … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Artist’s Way

The Artist’s Way:  A Spiritual Path To Higher Creativity, by Julia Cameron In some ways, this book was not something I expected.  The author assumes that the reader is somehow a creative person whose creative juices are blocked and the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Curious

Curious:  The Desire To Know And Why Your Future Depends On It, by Ian Leslie Curiosity is, as one might expect, a rather curious quality.  Many small children are curious, full of questions about the world around them.  Yet many … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Origins Of Creativity

The Origins Of Creativity, by Edward O. Wilson This book is a short one but a surprisingly complex one in terms of its subject.  For one, the book’s contents on the origins of creativity are mostly not-very-creative evolutionary just-so stories … Continue reading

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