Volker on Mobile

Education, Mobile & some more?

Posted by in Education, Thoughts

Hello stranger. It’s been too long. However, with no further explanation, let me tell you about an area that tickled more than one of my senses over the past couple of months, and that is education. You see, I am a governor at a rather wonderful school, the Fallibroome Academy, in Macclesfield, so this infatuation is nothing new. And this school, like many others, is looking at employing mobile media to improve on learning conditions and harness education. However, is there not more? Or, rather, is there not more that…read more

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The Power of Games / Slides

Posted by in Events, Games, Slides

Today, I had the great pleasure to attend and speak at the rather wonderful “Games for Brands” conference in good old London town (held near the Tower of London with some lovely drinks at St. Catherine Docks; need I say more?). Great turn-out, great speakers, inspiring discussions and a lot of catching up with good friends and new contacts. I have been asked to share my slides, which I herewith do. I hope you find them useful. The Power of Games View more presentations from Volker Hirsch.  

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Gamify Entertainment / MIP TV (Video)

Posted by in Events, Slides

Earlier this spring, I had the opportunity to discuss one of the current buzzwords, namely gamification, at the Connected Creativity event at MIP TV with the excellent Kevin Slavin (of area/code fame and, more recently, Starling), moderated by entertainment maven extraordinaire, Robert Tercek. I had posted my slides earlier but now also found the wonderful organisers captured it on video, too. Enjoy!  

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Gamify Entertainment / Slides from MIP TV

Posted by in Events, Slides

Earlier this week, I participated on a panel at the Connected Creativity conference at MIP TV in Cannes on the buzzword-ruling topic of “gamification” (make sure to watch Jesse Schell’s now legendary talk “Desigining outside the Box“). The discussion (here’s a quick write-up on the MIP blog) was preceded by a brief presentation. These were my slides: Gamify Entertainment View more presentations from Volker Hirsch

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