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Rookie or real player? The rise of Seth Priebatsch

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… of orange and he wants to build a game layer on top of the world. I’m talking, of course, about Seth Priebatsch. Founder and “chief ninja” of location-based gaming service SCVNGR, Priebatsch is the media’s favorite gamification geek. Back in March he gave a popular SXSW keynote speech and since then the blogs, articles and TV spots just keep on coming.

Journalists are clearly hypnotized. But does this “proud Princeton dropout” really deserve quite so many column inches? …

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Down on MyFarm: gamification goes rural

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

Picture the pioneers of gamification. Trend-leaders, people who are prepared to really “get their hands dirty” promoting online engagement. Who do you see? A fast-talking baby-faced Princeton drop-out ? A well-groomed San Francisco game-developer ? A good old-fashioned geek’s geek ? Or how about a middle-aged English farmer ? Okay, the clue is in the title. Farmer …

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What Wizard Battles Can Teach Us About Crowdsourcing

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… if they’re not following common practice because common practice hasn’t been invented yet).

Seth has a blog, TinyWork.

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… is not helping businesses to take over the world he enjoys travelling around it.

Seth Weinstein

Communication grad with a fierce passion for crowdsourcing, social media, and bad movies. Owner and sole contributor to Tiny Work, a crowdsourcing blog for the common man. Board member of the SM Theater Company at UMD.

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