Jane McGonigal was named one of the TR35 2006 young innovators changing the world through technology. Her work focuses on improving quality of life through reality-based gaming. She gave a wonderful presentation on Connecting Games with Reality at the Web 2.0 Summit last week.
Currently Lead Game Designer with the Institute for the Future Jane believes that “one of the most important technology trends over the next 3-5 years will be the effort to embed dynamics of network game play in everyday life”. Runtime is 11 minutes and highly recommended viewing.