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Justin Hall

Justin Hall
CEO, GameLayers

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Justin Hall creates and explores simulation in online media. He created one of the early extensive home pages, “Justin’s Links from the Underground” in January 1994. In 2004, the New York Times Magazine referred to him as “the founding father of personal bloggers.” In May 2007, Hall graduated with an MFA from the Interactive Media Division at the University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts. His professional experience includes grunt work and strategy at HotWired, electric minds, ZDTV, Gamers.com, Nokia’s TheFeature.com and the Creative Artists Agency.

Today, Hall is CEO of GameLayers, a small game design company building playful experiences in your web browser.

Sessions

Design and User Experience
Location: 2003 Level: Intermediate
Justin Hall (GameLayers), Rajat Paharia (Bunchball), Christopher Chapman (Areae), Gabe Zichermann (rmbr)
The presenters on this panel are each working to integrate video games into online life. Points, levels, distributed persistent social play: metrics for cooperation and competition borrowed from video games and woven into the web. Learn how video game mechanics can create social cohesion and promote participation in innovative web services. Read more.