Yesterday Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax announced plans to invade the massive Empire Polo Field in Indio, California, for a one-day festival by the “Big 4” originators of thrash-metal on April 23.
So the million dollar question is this: can the behavioral mechanisms created by gamers be reverse-engineered to make our real-world lives more happy, fun and productive?BunchBall
How about a support group that works together to motivate you to keep working out? What about a system that guides your food choices? How about the "points" system that parents use to motivate their kids? (My kids need 10,000 to earn a trip to Disneyland)
The current world of transactionally centric content management is not going away -- in fact it is bigger and more robust than ever -- but organizations need to start thinking about how they extend their thinking about governance and taxonomy and compliance and control into this new world.
We are happy to announce that Six Apart KK (SAKK), a Japanese subsidiary of SAY Media, has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Infocom, a Japanese IT company, as of February 1, 2011. As part of this transaction, SAKK will assume responsibility for the worldwide Movable Type business, and the Six Apart brand.
We at SAKK are very excited to continue our investment in Movable Type, the Movable Type Open Source project and the worldwide community of developers, publishers and bloggers around the world that use Movable Type.