Posts in category: gamification
Mastertronic and Ukie Chair on the importance of mentoring within the games sector

Moving from mentee to mentor I was lucky enough to have a couple of mentors in my career in games, and I found it amazingly helpful and inspiring. Back in the day, this mentoring was less formal than the schemes that are in place today, but nonetheless it really helped me and I believe it […]

Dear Foursquare — Medium

Oh, Foursquare. We’re breaking up. It’s not me. It’s you. I know this may come as something as a surprise; after all I’ve known you longer than I’ve known my wife and been with you more places. I’ve paid extravagant international data plans simply for the pleasure of checking in somewhere. I’ve used you in […]

Mastertronic and Ukie Chair on the importance of mentoring within the games sector

Moving from mentee to mentor I was lucky enough to have a couple of mentors in my career in games, and I found it amazingly helpful and inspiring. Back in the day, this mentoring was less formal than the schemes that are in place today, but nonetheless it really helped me and I believe it […]

IBM Design blog

A discovery IBM’s CEO at the time, Thomas J. Watson, Jr., uttered these famous words while speaking at the University of Pennsylvania in 1973, and designers of all stripes, from all over the world, still invoke them today. As it turns out, this phrase was in use in IBM at least seven years before it […]

IBM Design blog

A discovery IBM’s CEO at the time, Thomas J. Watson, Jr., uttered these famous words while speaking at the University of Pennsylvania in 1973, and designers of all stripes, from all over the world, still invoke them today. As it turns out, this phrase was in use in IBM at least seven years before it […]

Ingress turns the city into a playground

Ingress turns the city into a playground This article is part of a collaboration with  iQ by Intel . The relationship between Ingress , a mobile game from Google, and cities reminds me a lot of the relationship between skateboarding and cities. If a police officer saw you playing Ingress he’d might get suspicious and […]

Use Gamification and Digital Signage to Keep Work Interesting: Score IS Being Kept

Many of you are embarking on gamification initiatives to increase employee engagement, productivity and morale. But sometimes people are leaving out the public display of the game results: the scoreboard. That’s where the fruitful marriage of internal communications with digital signage and gamification come together. You are already are communicating with your employees via email, […]

How can I make some data on a Google Spreadsheet auto-sorting?

You can use the sort() function for that, but you have to have your data in one place, and an automatically sorted copy of that data in another place. For example, say I have Sheet1 with my data: | A | B | C ===================== 1 | This | this | 2 2 | Is […]