Twitter Updates for 2012-06-13

  • @_eon_ To quote Jesse Schell, “I am a game designer. I am a game designer. I am a game designer. I am a game designer.” #
  • Obama will never get credit, but there has been some awe-inspiring tech-driven innovation in key parts of the federal gov't. #
  • This generation's ARPANet was seeded over the past 3.5 years. It will take time to come to fruition (if not crushed). #
  • Over $350 million, just in application fees! RT @ICANN: ICANN received a total of 1930 applications, after refunds, for #newgTLDs #
  • Good blog discussion by John T. Spencer & commenters on gamification in education. Tracked our workshop at #gls8 http://t.co/XUEAmsbI #
  • Verizon just might have gotten their wireless plan pricing right. Acknowledging data is what users buy is a good first step. #
  • @nbramble Feed the beast. Bureaucracy without constraints grows inexorably, as mission creeps to justify resources. #ICANN #
  • Hope he sourced Bill Joy! RT @bussgang: US CTO Todd Park: "Most of the smart people in the world don't work for you." #
  • The business school dunnit? RT @sivavaid: Want to know what's REALLY happening @UVa? http://t.co/KBqb3mIv #
  • Educators & game developers exploring gamification from a starting point of skepticism at #gls8 Opposite of the biz world. #
  • @DU5TB1N Games don't necessarily involve losing. In most video games, failure (e.g. wiping on a boss) is an invitation to try again. #
  • @snicholson Reminds us that the scoring system isn't what makes games fun. It's the play, stupid! #
  • Coursera too. So fun! MT @DavidRArmitage: EdX MOOC initiative: building the train/tracks while the train is in motion acc. to 1 participant #
  • …And Indian food for lunch today! #gls8 rocks for conference grub. #