Article: Nil point. Steven Poole on gamification

“Nil point”, Steven Poole, edge-online.com. An hard critique of simplistic gamification, written some time ago but always good to read and to think about.

Nil pointDoes something in your life suck? Then turn it into a game! This is postmodernism’s infantile version of the consolatory techniques of stoic philosophy. Digital technology may now be used to project a virtual skin of motivation and delight over the real world.

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Read the full article at http://www.edge-online.com/features/nil-point/