Monthly Archives: August 2013

Diet Recorder App Now Available

Thanks to everyone who took part in our recent study of gamification and privacy using our Diet Recorder Application. The current study is now complete so you can stop using the app if you like!  

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Five Cloud Storage Options – Quick Overview

As you can see from the rest of my blog for some odd reason I have spent a considerable time exploring different cloud storage options. The main reason is each have their own benefits, some are better for data syncing … Continue reading

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Yet More Snooping In Britain

Two interesting bits of info this week in the UK, as if privacy actually mattered there. Firstly, spying bins which look for wifi signals from passing mobile phones and use them to target advertising and no doubt other data at … Continue reading

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VW SmileDrive

Google and VW have teamed up to gamify driving, by giving points for driving more than 100 miles or when passing another VW driver – you can see where the latter is going in terms of branding and gamification 🙂 … Continue reading

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Study Participants Wanted

Starting from next week we are looking for participants to take part in four studies: Gamification and privacy (location: anywhere in the world). We are looking for people to take part in a study using mobile phones and gamification. Time: … Continue reading

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