Kids, Social Media & Computer Games – A Guide for Grown Ups

As the parent of two young children, I’m often in conversation with other adults about the ways kids use technology.  We sometimes feel a bit out of our depth and almost intimated by the boundless confidence our children exhibit when engaging with games, apps and social media. However daunted we might feel, we can’t sit […]

Game Mechanics

Recently I’ve talked a number of groups about making experiences more playful. Instrumental in those discussions has been a consideration of the elements at our disposal.  Here is my combination of the various definitions of game mechanics offered by Wikipedia, SCVNGR & Gamification.org. Achievements – Achievements are a virtual or physical representation of having accomplished something. Action points […]

What people think of Play with Learning

shaneCarlton delivered a course on Creativity that fundamentally changed the way that I and some of my colleagues approach our work. He possesses an engaging style and presents course material in a way that encourages introspection. Quickly gaining this positive rapport, he applies an acute knowledge of the Creative industry. His course was a real eye-opener for us. He doesn’t just get you thinking, he empowers you by making you aware of the steps you can take to achieve a more creative atmosphere in your business. Both I and our business have benefited greatly from our involvement with Carlton.

I can’t recommend both Carlton and Play with Learning highly enough.

adrianCarlton is a star. In a world full of charlatons and chancers, Carlton stands out as a someone who can be trusted, respected for his knowledge and experience, is passionate but realistic about the potential of digital media, creates excellent teams and delivers top quality stuff.
If you are looking for someone with pedigree and passion in the digital media production space then Carlton is someone to talk to!

holliCarlton brings great creativity, integrity and originality in his approach to work from the development stages through to completion. He combines a very interesting and unique set of skills and areas of interests and demonstrates high levels of knowledge across all of them, instilling great confidence in the client. Also a real pleasure to work with!