My brief love affair with Ingress

I stand before you today as a recovering Ingressoholic. Oh, the Ingress obsession had its spindly teeth buried deep in my gaming side. So why did it spit me out so decisively and so easily? The same reason that MMO designers struggle with maintaining player subscriptions, month after month; the elder game. That, and a less than ideal implementation of some gamification elements. […]

Environmental Baby Steps

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about habits, and the power of small changes over time. We apply the concept to health and fitness readily; just take the stairs more often, go for a walk a couple times during the day, or do some squats when you get up from your work desk. And those changes can add up to […]