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What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team

Like most 25-year-olds, Julia Rozovsky wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She had worked at a consulting firm, but it wasn’t a good match. Then she became a researcher for two professors at Harvard, which was interesting but lonely. Maybe a big corporation would be a better fit. Or perhaps a […]

Meaningful, Specific Rewards

Rating: 5.0. From 4 votes. Please wait… Many of you will know by now that I intensely dislike the way my daughter’s school uses rewards. However, one teacher has changed some of my views in one simple act. She gave out a truly meaningful reward. It was a certificate, the exact same certificate that my […]

Why you’re not “addicted” to technology (and it’s dangerous to say so): An interview with behavioral designer Nir Eyal

Take a look at the news and it’s easy to believe we’re hitting a global crisis of focus. The culprit? The technology we’ve let into our everyday lives. Facebook’s former president warns the social network is designed to exploit our vulnerabilities. Two of Apple’s largest investors are urging the company to take action against smartphone […]

The Gaming Show – Gaming For All

Julia Hardy reveals how games makers cater for players with all kinds of disability – from colour-blindness to serious physical impairments. More Julia Hardy reveals how games makers cater for players with all kinds of disability – from colour-blindness to serious physical impairments. A controller seems simple enough: two sticks, two thumbs. But what happens […]

Pioneer in the gamification of education in Malta

St Catherine’s High School, Pembroke, was the first school in Malta to use virtual reality as a pedagogical tool in the classroom. Gabby Govus, a teacher at St Catherine’s High School, Pembroke, shares her experience of conducting digital literacy lessons in classrooms using Microsoft’s innovative IT tools over the past four years. A group of […]

Hawaiian lawmakers want to prohibit loot boxes with new bills

Lawmakers in Hawaii are trying to introduce legislation that would limit the use of electronic gambling techniques in video games. As reported by the Hawaii Tribune, four bills proposed last month take aim at “exploitative” forms of video game monetization, and take particular issue with loot boxes. All four refer to the commonly used mechanic, […]

Healthcare gamification market to derive maximum revenue via enterprise applications over 2017-2024, China likely to push the regional demand

Healthcare Gamification Market has emerged as one of the most remunerative business spheres of recent times, given the rapidly increasing proliferation of smart technology in the healthcare space. The growing prevalence of chronic diseases across the globe has led to an increased demand for the indulgence of technology in medical care, which has subsequently resulted […]