Gabe Zichermann

Gabe Zichermann is the chair of the Gamification Summit, an author, highly rated public speaker and entrepreneur. His upcoming book, "Gamification by Design" looks at the technical and architectural considerations for designers in this burgeoning field.

Gamification has issues, but they aren't the ones everyone focuses on

Gamification expert Gabe Zichermann on three areas that deserve meaningful attention.

Much of the criticism of gamification focuses on definitions and secondary concerns. Gamification expert Gabe Zichermann says attention should be paid to three different issues: over-justification, total cost of ownership, and addiction/compulsion.

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The purpose of gamification

The purpose of gamification

A look at gamification's applications and limitations.

Gamification is inspiring debate and raising important questions: play vs. work, intrinsic vs. extrinsic motivation, authenticity vs. contrivance, just to name a few.

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