Episode 134 – Swords and Virtual Realities

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Michael R and Phaedra are back after a prolonged absence, and we obsess about all kinds of conferences. Phaedra is in the middle of conference season, but joins Michael this week to look at a whole host of great ideas on MindCraft, NASA, App Challenges, Simulation, and Virtual Realities. We also take an amazing trip down memory lane to relive the Worst Game that Phaedra has ever played!

Do us a favor, drop us a five star rating on iTunes and for Review post a story on the worst game you’ve ever played!

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Conferences
East Coast Gamers Conference
SwitchPoint Conference
Egg Salad Sandwich – no actually EdSim Challenge!

MindCraft Segment
Medical MindCraft
Microsoft Training AI with MineCraft

Space and Simulations
breveWalker App
On The Origin of Species
Timex Sinclair
The Game of Life
Nasa Space Apps Challenge
The Marge-ian Chronicles

VR Segment
IBM’s real-life Sword Art Online
Sony PlayStation and VR

Miscellaneous
Star Wars Battlefront
STEM in 30 from Air and Space Museum
PiAware
The NiceBot says “Hello”

Games we are playing
Michael R – Futurama game
Phaedra – A very old Gaming review for the Worst Game ever!

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Episode 67 – Free BitCoins!

This week Michael and Michael find a new way to help monazite your game. We discuss the recent plugin for Unity gaming development environment which allows a developer to monazite their app via Bit coin mining! Can this be the way that you actually can monazite the attention economy?

Is it right to do so?

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New Plugin Allows Developers to mine bitcoins in app.
Get it here
How much are they worth?
Daily Averages
Transcription of BitCoin episode of Security Now!
Episode 287 – Security Now
Hacking Your Car with Music
One Card to rule them all
Real-time Ray Tracing
Southpark Black Friday Episode
MAVEN Mission

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Episode 37 – Sticky Games

While the snow is falling in Budapest, and the freezing rain is falling in North Carolina, the team gets together to play a few games of games – duh-duh! We also follow-up on our discussion from last week on game stickiness for business, and how the stickiness factor impacts productivity. We also play a bit of buzz word bingo, with big data, mobile, and gameification. We also help Phaedra get setup with a new microphone, while fighting thru some technical difficulties. We look for the magic algorithm to make games sticky. We ask our listeners to give examples of games they are working on and what makes them more sticky. Is it just telekinesis tattoos?

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BunchBall and Harvard
Duh-Duh video
NSF review of PS4 Announcement
Emotiv
Brain wave tattoo
Mandiant – Chinese Hackers Report

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