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gamification

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Priests post Twitter #ashtag selfies for Ash Wednesday (oh, Lordy)

Technically Incorrect: To place their traditional ashened foreheads in the public domain, priests take a modern approach.

By February 18, 2015

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Smart skipping rope tracks your jumps

Sophia is a "smart" skipping rope that tracks your fitness and calories and allows you to set goals using a connected app.

By February 17, 2015

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Control RideOn ski goggles with your eyes

A new startup promises the world's first true augmented-reality ski goggles for skiers and snowboarders that you can control with your eyes.

By January 20, 2015

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Oral-B interactive Bluetooth toothbrush coming to US teeth soon

After a trip across Europe, the Oral-B Pro SmartSeries 7000 Bluetooth toothbrush is set to come to the US in February of this year.

By January 6, 2015

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App's novel approach to mood disorders: Real-world rewards

A computer consultant with bipolar disorder helps develop a free app that lets others with similar conditions track their mood and behavior -- and earn rewards like gift cards for doing it.

By November 4, 2014

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In-car navigator that turns safe driving into a game -- or better yet, a discount

What would it take for your car's navigation system to turn you into a gold-star road warrior? Only the right kind of drive.

By November 3, 2014

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New tool for grading Iowa kids in gym class? Heart rate monitors

No more slacking in PE -- at least not in the schools in Dubuque, Iowa. Starting this year, the district will require students to wear the devices.

By August 18, 2014

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The gamification of bill paying

BPAY has introduced BPAY Bingo in a bid to entice Australians to pay their bills.

By June 20, 2012

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'Hashtag,' 'selfie,' and 'tweep' join Merriam-Webster dictionary

Words reflect influence that tech, especially social networking, is having on our culture, says storied dictionary.

By May 20, 2014

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Education and Dragons: the gamification of schools

How do you keep interest in the classroom these days? For one teacher, it's a mishmash of Dungeons and Dragons, Xbox Live and World of Warcraft.

By April 4, 2012