Game Theory

I first heard about “gamification” on an episode of NPR’s “On the Media.” Carnegie Mellon professor Jesse Schell was discussing the way games will inevitably intrude on everyday life, where we’ll get “points” for everything from brushing our teeth in the morning to drinking Dr Pepper instead of Coke to watching ads on TV instead … Read more


A guest post by Joe Weddings!!!! Human beings have a complicated relationship with numbers.  So much of everyday life is dependent on them, from checkbook balances to weight to the ones & zeroes enabling you to read this.  We assign great meaning to random aggregations of digits, whether lucky lottery numbers or dates that match. Wednesday was 12/12/12, the … Read more