digital nation - life on the virtual frontier

Virtual Worlds The remarkable power of alternate realities.

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Rough Cut

One Game Too Many

A Korean mother is concerned about the amount of time her son spends playing online games.

In Korea, kids who spend too much time online are sent to Internet detox boot camp.
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Internet Rescue Camp
A teenage boy reveals health problems he's developed from too many hours in front of the c...
1:53
Game Addiction Counseling
Just because it's gaming doesn't mean it's a waste of time, argues Henry Jenkins, the Prov...
3:41
Is It Really an Addiction?
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Interview Highlights

Mom vs. The Computer

Some advice for parents who want to control their kids' gaming habits from Henry Jenkins, the Provost's Professor of Communication, Journalism and Cinematic Arts at USC.

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Interview Highlights

When Virtual Life Is Better

When it comes to compulsive gamers, we need to ask the tough questions about real life.

3:18

Student Lab

A Self-Confessed Addict

Adam Brown explains how World of Warcraft took over his life for years.

4:50

Rough Cut

Internet Rescue Camp

In Korea, kids who spend too much time online are sent to Internet detox boot camp.

1:53

Rough Cut

Game Addiction Counseling

A teenage boy reveals health problems he's developed from too many hours in front of the computer.

3:41

Interview Highlights

Is It Really an Addiction?

Just because it's gaming doesn't mean it's a waste of time, argues Henry Jenkins, the Provost's Professor of Communication, Journalism and Cinematic Arts at USC.

Interviews

legoues Francoise LeGoues She spearheaded IBM's push to start holding internal meetings in Second Life.

posted February 2, 2010

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