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Pew Report On The Future Of Gamification

What will the future of gamification look like? A recent Pew Research Center study marks it as a strong and continuing trend.  What do you think? via David Miller with Pew Internet @pewinternet, purplepawn.com “Gamification” is a term used to describe the application of game mechanics to drive real-world action. It’s a hot topic among […]

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Work And Play: The Gamification Of Hiring

via The Economist @TheEconomist, economist.com The rules of Happy Hour are deceptively simple. You are a bartender. Your challenge is to tell what sort of drink each of a swelling mob of customers wants by the expressions on their faces. Then you must make and serve each drink and wash each used glass, all within […]

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Gamification Taking Over Our Lives, Study Finds

via Jeb Boon @JebBoon, globalpost.com A new study says “gamification” — the use of game mechanics, feedback loops and rewards to spur interaction and boost engagement — may play a central role in all aspects of our future lives. Does Portal ring any bells? Gaming mechanics like leveling up and loot rewards could soon play […]

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The Future Of Gamification

  via Janna Anderson and Lee Rainie, pewinternet.org Overview Tech stakeholders and analysts generally believe the use of game mechanics, feedback loops, and rewards will become more embedded in daily life by 2020, but they are split about how widely the trend will extend. Some say the move to implement more game elements in networked […]

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Study: Calling All Diabetic Gamers

via Jeff Byers, cmio.net Get ready to add “gamification” to your latest buzzword toolkit. Researchers from Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, Techna Institute, University Health Network in Toronto, found that using an mHealth diabetes application (app) with the use of gamification incentives showed an improvement in the frequency of blood glucose monitoring in adolescents with […]

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