TITLE

PLAYING TO LOSE: ON VIDEO GAMES, EXCESS, AND EXPENDITURE

AUTHOR(S)
Leibovitz, Liel
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Velvet Light Trap: A Critical Journal of Film & Television;Fall2013, Issue 72, p75
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author argues that when people play video games, they exchange personal time for their play. Through involvement in computer games, people have a chance to center themselves and deal with life's uncertainties. The notion of human behavior and wasted time, as forwarded by 20th century French philosopher Georges Bataille, is considered.
ACCESSION #
90409219

 

Related Articles

  • How to say no, deal with a 24-7 boss, and more.  // Health (Time Inc.);Jul2008, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p198 

    The article presents questions and answers related to time management, including how to find time for one's self, how to say no without disappointing other people and reasonable time to respond to demanding boss.

  • Manage time with tips that some swear by.  // Healthcare Risk Management;Nov2008, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p127 

    The article offers some tips on time management for risk managers. The section discusses the importance of improving time management. It provides several remarks on how to manage time which includes prioritizing tasks and focusing on the most important, scheduling everything that is needed to do...

  • Now Habits. Fiore, Neil // Personal Excellence Essentials;Aug2007, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p7 

    The article discusses the Now Habits that will help an individual overcome the causes of procrastination by balancing their life and achieving optimal performance. The four strategies for ridding life of procrastination include noticing six warning signs and identifying procrastination patterns,...

  • Time Is Life. Reese, Rena // Personal Excellence Essentials;Oct2008, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p15 

    The author offers tips on time management. First, at the start of the day, decide what is important and devote time to achieve these things. Another tip is to list activities that fill one's day and accurately pie-chart the time one spends doing the items on that list. It is also important to...

  • How To Speed Up Your Morning Routine.  // Allure;Jun2013, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p80 

    The article offers tips from Julie Morgenstern, a professional organizer and author of the book "Time Management From the Inside Out" on how to speed up a morning routine. She mentions the need to make few decisions as possible. Morgenstern suggests to plan ahead and making sure that everything...

  • Time Management Strategies That Pay Off. Zimmerman, Dr. Alan // Information Executive;2013, Issue 8, p1 

    The article presents a reprint of the article "Tuesday Tip" by Alan Zimmerman is presented, in which the author discusses the importance of time management in one's life. He mentions that true meaning of time and life management is to know which targets to focus on. He discusses the 80/20...

  • MEMBERSHIP REPORT. Attanasio, Travis N. // Texas Civil Engineer;Spring2015, Vol. 85 Issue 2, p21 

    The article offers the author's views about the advantage of focusing on one or two tasks at a time over attempting to do many things at the same time. He states that focusing on one or two tasks, whether it be the amount of engineering projects, the sports to play, and languages to learn, will...

  • Making Time. Tessina, Tina B. // Going Bonkers;Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p52 

    The article discusses strategies for maximizing time. Increasing the number of useable hours requires an awareness of one's priorities including family, work, relationships, and recreation. Taking charge of time also entails knowing the goals that one wants to achieve in order not to waste time...

  • It's About Time: Strategies for Managing Your Work Priorities. Messmer, Max // Strategic Finance;Sep2004, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p17 

    The article presents a series of time management strategies for managing accounting priorities. The article suggests considering delegating the work, adjusting your expectations, staying organized, avoiding procrastination, reconsidering unnecessary meetings, and remembering to take the time to...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics