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June 2012 TED Talk: Jane McGonigal

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I believe the last half of 2012 would have been better for me — a different ballgame entirely — if I had seen this 20-minute TED Talk by Jane McGonigal on game-playing, deathbed regrets and her carefully calculated theory that promises an extra 7.5 minutes of life.

Author: Jacqui Barrineau

Jacqui Barrineau is a writer and editor who lives in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., with husband Trey, a Shetland Sheepdog, and two unhelpful-but-funny cats. Her work has appeared in "So to Speak" and "Calliope," and she's a regular contributor to the flash-fiction sites Paragraph Planet and Doorknobs & Bodypaint. Once upon a time, she was the audience engagement editor at USA Today. Now she does other fun things that involve advertising, marketing and social media. The views expressed here and in other outlets are hers, not her employers'. Outside of work, she's proud to serve on the Northern Virginia Community College Marketing Advisory Committee. As a committee member, she joins industry leaders in lending their knowledge and expertise to ensure the college's Marketing curriculum is relevant and responsive to the needs of the students and the surrounding business communities.

One thought on “June 2012 TED Talk: Jane McGonigal

  1. Thanks for the one-up!

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