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Personalized advertising and the end of the salesman

In advertising, we've spent a lot of energy researching consumers. Unfortunately the new technologies we've created to learn all we can about consumers are about to screw us over.
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EA Criterion designer Richard Franke on zombies, gamers, and “shiny brightly coloured things”

Startopia, NFL Street, Black and Burnout 3: Takedown are just some of the titles that have known the pleasure of having Richard Franke's name in the credits.
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Farmville 2020: Day of the Triffids

Its 2020. The building I live in has a vertical farm on the 5th floor deck. The garden is filled with sensors that make it a part of the larger Internet of Things. The sensors feed farming simulations that my neighbors and I play like a game. The garden feeds the people who play with […]
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