Daily Bookmarks 01/21/2007

Nieman Reports

  • Quote: Journalism is on a fast-paced, transformative
    journey, its destination still unknown. That the Web and other media
    technologies are affecting mightily the practice of journalism is
    beyond dispute. Less clear is any shared vision of what the future
    holds.
     – post by christyinsdesign

Putting the Fun in Functional – PowerPoint Presentation

  • Putting the Fun in Functional: Applying Game Mechanics to Functional Software. PPT discussing elements of game mechanics that make them compelling: Collecting, Points, Feedback, Exchanges, Customization. Although this is in relation to functional software, it uses examples of MySpace and social ratings as types of games. The principles could be applied to educational games as well.
     – post by christyinsdesign

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