What Humans Crave

It’s interesting where you find serious discussion of big ideas. Awhile ago, I read the article “Game Developers Will Shape the Future of our World.” I really like this statement attributed to Jane McGonigal from the Institute of the Future:

“To be happy, humans crave: satisfying work to do, the experience of being good at something, time spent with people we like, a chance to be part of something bigger

Following up on this reference, I learned that she is something of an expert on happiness and building engaging experiences. Below are links related to the keynote address and game design.

About Bill Lahti

Bill Lahti is a software engineer building mobile applications and knowledge management solutions. Two of his interests are writing for this blog and building Android apps, with strategy games being an area of particular interest.
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