This article explores the pros and cons of treating GitHub as a game. GitHub is a place where coders put their code. It serves as a technical tool, but it also serves as a social network and signaling device. Rep on GitHub, Stack Overflow, and similar sites capable of skill signaling can lead to sweet … Read more Github Gamified: Good?
[From John: Check out this reblogged article on game-based learning. Game-based learning, also called ‘gamification‘ of education, is closely related to the use of badges. I am a huge fan of badges and I see them displacing degrees and even substituting for certificates in the near future. Also, as a gamer, I realize the potential … Read more Why Should You Try Game-Based Learning?