Andy Baio 0 Recommendations Josh Millard 0 Recommendations Mike Lacher 0 Recommendations Jonah Peretti 0 Recommendations Gina Trapani 0 Recommendations Jeffery Bennett 0 Recommendations Ze Frank 0 RecommendationsMarch 14, 2011 7:00 AM
Worst Website Ever II: Too Stupid to Fail
What do Amazon Mechanical Turk, the Obama campaign, the 2010 Honda Insight, and the Nike+ all have in common? They all use gameplay mechanics to turn difficult real-world problems into play. I'll discuss practical ways to turn any website into a game, and the serious risks of doing it wrong.
They say the tech economy ebbs and flows on a 7 year cycle, and if that's true, we're just about over the peak and into the down cycle for companies and employees alike. So what are we to do with ourselves, when it all comes crashing down around us? This panel's been through a downturn or tw…