Monthly Archives: March 2013

Gamification in Relation to User Engagement

Gamification is a relatively newer term only introduced in 2002 by Nick Pelling (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nick_Pelling), it did not actually gain notoriety until 2010. By definition from Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamification) “Gamification is the use of game thinking and game mechanics in a non-game … Continue reading

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Rackspace Solves its Recruitment Problems

In its race with Amazon, Rackspace Hosting’s struggle over the open-source cloud computing has been epic.  The two firms compete heavily with each other over the emergence of each of there computing platforms.  Rackspace has promoted its OpenStack platform to corporate clients, … Continue reading

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Training Dolphins to be Soldiers

The History Channel has released a clip about the training programs employed by the Soviets in the 1960’s. What makes this interesting is a Ukrainian marine mammal program that is training dolphins to do the same thing currently.  What makes … Continue reading

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Simulation Training Solutions and Learning Approaches to Combat Acute Skills Gap

SYKESVILLE, Md., Mar 01, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) — GSE Systems, Inc. (nyse mkt:GVP) has published a new white paper titled “The Case for Simulation-Based Training in the Oil and Gas Industry, Upstream and Downstream”. The document examines the need for … Continue reading

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