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Goji Play: use an iPad to turn your treadmill into a video game console (review)

Exercise usually isn’t all that fun. Unless your crazy. But if you’re sane it’s probably more of a chore. It’s something you have to do, especially if you want to stay in shape. Well for the past few weeks I’ve been testing a new device that aims to make exercising fun. It’s called the Goji Play ($99.99) and it’s ultimate …

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The Future of Gamification

Each week, DailyTekk connects you with leading experts on a given topic as part of our Understanding series. This week we are focusing on explaining Gamification. Yesterday we learned who can benefit from gamification and today you’ll learn about the future of gamification. Last week we focused on Big Data. Scott Dodson: “In time, Gamification will cease to be seen as its own discipline. …

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Who Can Benefit From Gamification?

Each week, DailyTekk connects you with leading experts on a given topic as part of our Understanding series. This week we are focusing on explaining Gamification. Yesterday we learned about successful gamification strategies and today you’ll learn who can benefit from gamification. Last week we focused on Big Data. Jesse Schell: “It’s never a silver bullet. If you are serious about improving the motivational …

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Successful Gamification Strategies in Action

Each week, DailyTekk connects you with leading experts on a given topic as part of our Understanding series. This week we are focusing on explaining Gamification. Yesterday we learned what gamification is and today you’ll learn about successful gamification strategies. Last week we focused on Big Data. Gabe Zichermann: “There are a myriad of gamification success stories in the fields of enterprise/HR, loyalty, …

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Gamification Defined

The term “gamification” has made a big splash over the last few years; actually, the term itself was officially coined back in 2002 but didn’t really reach critical mass until 2010 (according to Wikipedia’s article on gamification). These days there are classes on gamification (like this one offered by the University of Pennsylvania via Coursera which offers insights into Game …

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