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.
The Software Developer Bringing Diversity to Your Reading List
Kaya Thomas created WeReadToo to share books by authors of color featuring characters of color.
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?
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.
Daedelus Invites You to Remix His 3D 'Labyrinths' Album Art
Remix and expand the ‘Labyrinths’ album with an interactive, real-time music player.
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.
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."
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.
Someone Turned the Futility of Tinder Into an 8-Bit Game
Dating just got even more gamified.
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.
This Smart Trash Can Mines Cryptocurrency When You Feed It Garbage
Trash is getting gamified.
Just Gamify Dental Hygiene Already
The fun of quantifying everything finally comes to teeth brushing.