Gaming becomes the latest addiction


Publication Title
BBC News
Publication/Creation Date
June 18 2018
Creators/Contributors
Amol Rajan (creator)
Jaron Lanier (contributor)
Tim Cook (contributor)
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
The World Health Organisation's classification of gaming disorder as a condition which is capable of debilitating addiction is an important moment in the shifting relationship between technology and society.
Concern among parents about the impact of smartphones in particular, and the response of technology firms to those concerns, has become a staple of the news agenda.
HCI Platform
Carryables
Location on Body
Hand
Augments
Playing, Living
Technology Keywords
Games

Date archived
June 20 2018
Last edited
June 20 2018
How to cite this entry
Amol Rajan. (June 18 2018). "Gaming becomes the latest addiction". BBC News. BBC News. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/3058