Category Archives: Book Reviews

Mostly books on media and/or gaming
occasional weirdness included

The Upside of Stress – book review

Absolutely accessible. This book should be able to make sense and remain enjoyable throughout for everyone interested in the subject and capable of reading English (I would hereby like to make an open offer to do the Dutch translation when … Continue reading




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The diamond age

Interesting book. Well written. A real page-turner, although the turning slowed down towards the end of the book. The story takes shape in a likely not too far away future, where people live in ‘clans’ and fill their heads and … Continue reading




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Convergence Culture.

Convergence Culture. Where old and new media collide – Henry Jenkins A good book, filled with examples of how our usage of media has changed –and is continuing to do so. The tone is friendly and on the positive side. … Continue reading




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Eat, pray, love

Do not read this book – seriously. Perhaps I should not have read this as a ‘New York Times bestseller’ but as the Chicklit that it obviously is. I understand how this book might resonate with millions of Western unfulfilled … Continue reading




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Reality is broken – McGonigal

Reality is broken Why games make us better and how they can change the world By Jane McGonigal An inspirational book, lets start there, Mrs McGonigal has most definitely written an inspirational book here. It is an easy read; keeping … Continue reading




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