Dirk Knemeyer

Five star rating system

In my own (extensive) use of Yelp, I’ve come to realize that while the input engine might be 5 stars, the output engine is muddled. There are no 5 star results; there are no 1 star results. Instead the results

Gamification hype

I’m feeling pedantic. It is with increasing annoyance that I keep running into the “games will be everywhere!” meme. The origin of a lot of this noise was Jesse Schell’s much-celebrated DICE 2010 presentation. He punctuated the concept of games