Infinite Player Theorem

Given enough time, a thousand monkeys sitting at a thousand typewriters will produce the complete works of Shakespeare. Or so goes a permutation of the Infinite monkey theorem which states that given enough time, randomly generated sequences of characters will result in a reproduction of Shakespeare’s seminal plays. While the popular saying itself is a…

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Tools for game design and computational thinking

Originally appeared on GamesLearningSociety.org By Gabriella Anton, David Hatfield, Amanda Ochsner, Benjamin Shapiro and Kurt Squire. As digital devices become integrated into more and more facets of our lives, it is imperative that people become literate with digital technologies. This requires more than knowing how to use any particular application or operating system, or even…

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Research on Game-Based Wikis Presented at the Literacy Research Association Conference.

Originally appeared on GamesLearningSociety.org By Amanda Ochsner While games are often cited as one of the reasons for declining time spent reading among adolescents, the cultures surrounding game communities are actually quite rich in a plethora of various literacy activities. Game cultures exist in spaces beyond the game—they are in the information resources created by…

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