By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) This holiday season, the video game industry is looking to reignite sales as two game titans, Sony and Microsoft, la...
Perhaps ironically, the toys that parents are pushing each other out of the way to buy are themselves aimed to train the shopper in the fine art of mayhem and competition.
Chances are, you're going to have a hard time trying to avoid technology this Thanksgiving... so why not surprise your family by embracing the robotic uprising this year, rather than trying to prevent it?
By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) Fifteen years ago, pocket-sized characters known as Pokemon arrived on American shores from Japan. The cute creature...
It is naïve to think we can talk about the forces shaping the socialization of boys and men (and girls and women) and not include a thoughtful discussion about the role of mega-popular video games like C.O.D.
Fact: Kids love playing digital games. It therefore makes sense that teachers and parents should use digital games to engage kids more in the learning process.
Any law that imposes special restrictions on video games, like minimum age to purchase or subjective labeling, will require a lot more proof than the Massachusetts study could provide.
Who would have thought that a can of jellied cranberry sauce would provide the perfect medium?
With Thanksgiving (and Black Friday) less than two weeks away, and with Hanukkah set to start even sooner, these next few weeks are primetime for the...
Despite its severance with the NCAA, EA Sports is still on pace to break $4 billion in revenue this year. Yet while EA dominates the sports market, it has failed to appreciate the popularity of one the world's fastest growing sports -- lacrosse.
As I've explained in many posts in the past, it is possible to get rid of almost all your emotional stress and suffering by getting rid of your negati...
Although Alzheimer's is at least partially genetic, there is plenty we can do to keep our minds sharper. The technology we depend upon to keep our lives together, however, only seems to make us more scattered.
MMLP2 is one rapper's statement on growing up alongside a diverse, tech-oriented and multi-generational society that's going through profound growing pains.
Today's parents are navigating uncharted territory when it comes to figuring out appropriate guidelines for kids and digital media.
"Hawaii has the opportunity to establish itself in the global tech ecosystem. This not only makes the State more competitive when it comes to attracting new companies and investment, but it will take advantage of the talent that already exists here, building jobs and opportunities."
It can be comforting in the midst of a chaotic world, to have a clear sense purpose and order. To be given very clear cut guidelines of good and evil, right and wrong.