In his day job I use serious games to help software innovators learn new methods, get better customer insights, collaborate better as teams, test out innovation strategies, and align more closely with business goals. By night, I’m a citizen concerned with the poor quality of political discussion in this country.
Games can help. Just as serious games at work help people listen to each other better, and then make better decisions, they can serve the same function in politics. Don’t believe me? Check out this example.
Using serious games in politics is one of the reasons I moved to Washington, DC a few years ago. You can contact me at email@example.com, or on Twitter as @TomGrantPhD.