gamification

gamification

My Gamer Brain Is Addicted to the Peloton Exercise Bike

At its heart, Peloton is a numerical fitness game, where I am constantly playing to make a number go up​.
Ed Zitron
11.5.18
HOTY2017

The Software Developer Bringing Diversity to Your Reading List

Kaya Thomas created WeReadToo to share books by authors of color featuring characters of color.
Becky Ferreira
11.30.17
Stuff

Are Duolingo Users Actually Learning Anything Useful?

Addictive language-education apps are essentially mobile games, and they add to your second-language vocabulary. But are users making any real gains toward fluency?
Mike Pearl
1.12.17
black mirror

Charlie Brooker Says the New Season of 'Black Mirror' Is All About Gaming

We caught up with the 'Black Mirror' creator to talk about the gamification of the show, and of the world.
Whitney Mallett
11.3.16
Music

Daedelus Invites You to Remix His 3D 'Labyrinths' Album Art

Remix and expand the ‘Labyrinths’ album with an interactive, real-time music player.
DJ Pangburn
10.28.16
Gaming

Hands-On: As a Video Game, Sign Language Becomes Something You Can Hack

Israeli design student Yael Weiser wants to make sign language appealing and accessible to all.
DJ Pangburn
7.30.16
uk

The Smartphone Game Where In-App Purchases Are Real-World Stocks and Shares

"We think the stock market is the biggest and best game in the world."
Tom Fenwick
10.23.15
uk

The UK Wants Gamers to Fix Its Cybersecurity

The Cyber Challenge, backed by government and industry, is trying to appeal to gamers with a virtual skyscraper of cyber games.
Victoria Turk
9.29.15
Tinder

Someone Turned the Futility of Tinder Into an 8-Bit Game

Dating just got even more gamified.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.21.15
Gaming

Retro-Style Game Wants To Become The "Tetris Of The Instagram Generation"

"Icons Do Better" is a stack-and-match video game that merges Tetris, Minecraft, and semiotics.
Kevin Holmes
7.21.14
trash

This Smart Trash Can Mines Cryptocurrency When You Feed It Garbage

Trash is getting gamified.
Jason Koebler
6.25.14
GAMES

Just Gamify Dental Hygiene Already

The fun of quantifying everything finally comes to teeth brushing.
Ben Richmond
5.13.14
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