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Beyond the hype: 5 ways that big companies are using gamification

The U.S. Army-developed America’s Army game has brought millions of potential recruits to the attention of the armed forces and has become its most cost-effective recruitment strategy (and one of the world’s most popular games on the way).

20 Game-Changing Technology Trends That Will Create Both Disruption and Opportunity on a Global Level | Flash Foresights from Daniel Burrus | Big Think

Gamification of Training and Education will fuel a fast moving hard trend of using advanced simulations and skill-based learning systems that are self-diagnostic, interactive, game-like, and competitive, all focused on giving the user an immersive experience thanks to a photo-realistic 3D interface.

The Future of Broadcast is More Than Integrating Tweets into Programming - Brian Solis

Producers will now increasingly create content that includes us in the event and the storyline. Architects of social and hardware platforms will need to rethink how TVs and the internet converge to foster consumption and engagement. And, those brands who subsidize content production, will have to transcend the practice of following attention to captivating it through innovation and experimentation.

Why It's Time to Get Excited About Digital Advertising

Until recently, mobile ads were generally really bad. On one side, tiny and unreadable banners; on the other, invasive and obnoxious interrupts. But that is starting to change thanks to responsive design, which publishers have been moving to in droves in the second half of 2012 (including Mashable). Not only does responsive design optimize content for the screen you’re on, but it also optimizes advertising to serve the ideal sized unit. On a smartphone, that might mean a 300x250 ad. On a tablet or desktop, it’s likely a 970x90. And on an inbetween device like a 7” tablet or a plus-sized smartphone like the Galaxy Note, a 160x600.

What Google+ Needs to Do to Kill Facebook

Turns out in fact, that Circles works best – guess where – on an Android handset. Organizing your contacts in Android 4+ using Circles is really nice, and the integration of everyone’s profile pics works really well. It’s the kind of thing that Facebook – if it had its own mobile OS – would probably be great at too, but without that level of OS integration, Google+Android (hey, that’s catchy…) is much more polished and useful.

http://flic.kr/p/cNyPbq August 09, 2012 at 05:23PM The purpose of looking at the future is to disturb the present

http://flic.kr/p/cNyPbq August 09, 2012 at 05:23PM The purpose of looking at the future is to disturb the present

http://flic.kr/p/cNyQXd August 09, 2012 at 05:23PM The Future of the content industries

http://flic.kr/p/cNyQXd August 09, 2012 at 05:23PM The Future of the content industries