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    • Play Money

    • Or, How I Quit My Day Job and Made Millions Trading Virtual Loot
    • By: Julian Dibbell
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Play Money explores a remarkable new phenomenon that's just beginning to enter public consciousness: MMPORGs, or Massively MultiPlayer Online Role-Playing Games, in which hundreds of thousands of players operate fantasy characters in virtual environments the size of continents. With city-sized populations of nearly full-time players, these games generate their own cultures, governments, and social systems and, inevitably, their own economies, which spill over into the real world.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great Premise, falls short, out of date

    • By Dark Urban on 12-21-13
    • Or, How I Quit My Day Job and Made Millions Trading Virtual Loot
    • By: Julian Dibbell
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Release date: 05-08-07
    • 4 out of 5 stars 50 ratings

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Scientific American: This is Your Brain in Meltdown

    • By: Julian Dibbell
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Amy Arnsten, a professor of neurobiology at Yale School of Medicine, Carolyn M. Mazure, a professor of psychiatry and psychology at Yale School of Medicine, and Rajita Sinha, director of the Yale Stress Center, report on how stress cripples your brain.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Scientific American

    • The Shadow Web
    • By: Julian Dibbell
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Julian Dibbell reports on how digital activists want to build an alternative network that can never be blocked, filtered or shut down.

    Regular price: $1.95