According to a 2018 report by Digital Australia, 97% of Australian households with children have at least one device for playing video games. More than 60% of households have five or more devices. Since the early […]
Joshua Krook is an author and thinker interested in law, social psychology, video game design and the pitfalls of specialization. He is currently pursuing a PhD on the creation of a liberal arts law school, dedicated to the teaching of law as a humanities subject, with skepticism, critical thinking and the 'Real' Socratic method at the core of teaching.
Josh regularly speaks at university events and forums on issues of politics and culture, empathy, law, vocational education, and the reformulation of today’s employment system.
Outside of writing, Josh owns his own video game development company, Atreyu Games, which aims to tell interactive stories as a form of video game literature.
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The Problem with Ping Pong: How Companies Psychologically Manipulate Employees into Working Longer Hours
Ping pong. Bean bags. Free lunch. I’ve spent two months researching the psychological tools companies use to get employees to work longer hours for free. This builds on my previous work on social psychological […]
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