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TEDxRotterdam - Marcus Vlaar - Turn work into a game

For many people gaming more or less means Mario on Nintendo DS. However, serious games provide more than simply entertainment. Marcus Vlaar designs games that meet complex learning and communication goals. They are tailor made to meet the demands of serious indus tries. Marcus Vlaar is one of the world's gaming wizards. Anything he touches seems to turn to gold. He is a celebrity in his field and has won awards all over the world coming from an amazing variety of sectors: from the art world to technical projectmanagement. On TEDxRotterdam Marcus Vlaar shows why serious games are serious business. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)
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