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“Shall… we… play… a… game?” was the robotic invitation from a hacked government computer in the futuristic 1980s film “War Games.”

While that image may seem quaint by today’s ultra-high-tech standards, certain software programs developed in Silicon Valley for the video-game industry may be a glimpse of a far more ominous trend. It’s not global thermonuclear war, but can the so-called “gamification” of the workplace – where employees are driven by a system of metrics akin to what motivates videogame characters – turn us all into HAL?

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