Do You Have What It Takes to Find the Future?
April 1, 2011 1:05 PM Subscribe
"The New York Public Library launched a website Friday to introduce a massive, smartphone-based scavenger hunt that will officially kick off May 20 with an invitation-only, all-night lock-in in New York City. The game, which will continue through 2011, works by getting players to download an app for their iPhone or Android-based smartphones and then head to the library's Stephen A. Schwarzman building, which celebrates its centennial this year, to play (folks not near New York can play a digital version on the Web)."*
"Find the Future is the first game where winning means writing a book. Work together with the other players to complete the 100 Quests, and your contribution will go into the permanent collection of The New York Public Library — to be checked out and read by Library users for decades to come!"To enter for a spot, respond to the question below through the game website:
The final publication will be available for purchase online and to view at the Library after the event." *
'Just imagine who you are ten years from now. What do you want for the world? What extraordinary goal do you want to achieve? When you have a vivid picture of your future, just fill in the blanks:
"In the year 2021, I will become the first person to _______________.'"
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