Gamification has been defined as "The process of using game mechanics and game thinking in non-gaming businesses to engage users and solve problems." Many companies are turning to Gamification as a means of grabbing user attention in an increasingly busy and information-heavy society. Critics of this discipline point to the all too often used example of slapping badges or … [Read more...] about Why and How Gamification Works
What Part of Cape Cod Should I Visit?
Cape Cod is made up of several small towns, Fifteen in fact. All of them have great saltwater and freshwater beaches, museums, boating, fishing, whale watching, and craft and antique fairs. There are beautiful bike trails that run through all the towns. There are quaint hotels and bed and breakfasts and great restaurants of all kinds. Something to please everyone. Each town has … [Read more...] about What Part of Cape Cod Should I Visit?
Ways to Lower the Cost of Motorcycle Insurance
Motorcycle insurance is something that can be made cheaper if you take the initiative toward certain actions that insurance companies prefer. Many other types of insurance can also be made cheaper in the same way, though owning a motorcycle is slightly different because of the obviously perceived risk. Regardless, we sometimes hear about motorcycle accidents occurring more … [Read more...] about Ways to Lower the Cost of Motorcycle Insurance
My Top Picks of Campgrounds in the DFW Area
The Dallas-Fort Worth area is fortunate to have so many nearby reservoirs that offer many places to camp. Many of these places are less than an hour's drive from the center of the metroplex. That being said, the condition of these national parks and campgrounds can vary depending on the time of year it is or how the weather has been. The following are my top favorite national … [Read more...] about My Top Picks of Campgrounds in the DFW Area
How to Keep Your Vehicle Out of the Shredder
There is nothing as frustrating to auto repair shops as a vehicle's engine being destroyed due to driver complacency. This is not about missed service intervals, but rather it is about not heeding warning signs built into the vehicle to prevent this from happening. Twice this week, cars have ended up in the shredder due to poor decisions made by their operators. Here are … [Read more...] about How to Keep Your Vehicle Out of the Shredder