A World of Warcraft for Refining Knowledge

Some have wondered if an MMORPG (massive multi-player online role-playing game) akin to World of Warcraft could connect our minds in a more productive manner.  John Seely Brown is one of them.  In the following video he shares a possibility with Big Think that involves “knowledge refiners” who would use their “personalized dashboards” to measure their performance and self-organize into collaborative guilds.  He suspects that collectively the participants of an enterprising MMORPG could come up with thousands of ideas.

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A World of Warcraft for Refining Knowledge

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