Twitter Updates for 2012-02-05

  • NYTimes: "What’s new about gamification is its goal of motivating people with virtual awards." http://t.co/aOoWhaRQ #
  • NYTimes #gamification article misses the point. Like saying what's new about Twitter is the follower count. http://t.co/aOoWhaRQ #
  • Vegetable stew and braised leeks ready to go. Time for some mixology. I need a name for my Kraaken, Snap, and Coke concoction. #
  • Too late! The meme has stuck. RT @tristanwalker: i really do hate the word "gamification"…who made that word up? "gamification" != "play" #
  • Scoble = our Balzac! RT @evgenymorozov: let it be the last essay where I quote from Honoré de Balzac & @Scobleizer! nyti.ms/AunCg6 #
  • A great conf! RT @davidisen: Join @ashk4n, @billschrier, @levgonick, @doctorow, @rmack at #F2C http://t.co/b0sFyr6u May 21-22 Wash DC #
  • RT @markpinc: "[B]y the end of 2012, everybody is going to consider themselves in the business of play." http://t.co/b0XjFjRc #
  • Wearing my Philadelphia Eagles jersey with "Obama" on the back for Superbowl Sunday. Because they'll both be back next year! #
  • All profs should think this way! RT @CathyNDavidson: "If we can be replaced by a computer screen, we should be." http://t.co/L0dPHFMK #
  • @lessig's sadly accurate critique: "The problem here is obvious: Obama has surrounded himself with tiny minds." http://t.co/Yu0czaww #
  • To be clear, there are many great minds in the Obama Administration, but not influential when it comes to fundamental system reform. #
  • Cool stuff from UPenn robotics. RT @adamwerbach: RT @Sharkyl: Wow. RT @newsycombinator A swarm of micro-quadcopters j.mp/zn6zI8 #
  • RT @tom_peters: A long way from robust growth, but 23 consecutive months of private sector jobs growth is a long way from "in the tank." #
  • Francis Fukuyama eulogizes historian Tony Judt, and in so doing eulogizes the 20th century. http://t.co/VUIlXNtm #
  • OK, gotta go prepare for our Superbowl party! I'm rooting for the rare double-forfeit. #