Through NikeFuel, and other examples that I explore in this paper (Farmville, Cookie Clicker, CarnageHug), the player has to come to terms with games that act as parasites on their own lives. Thus, I argue that Nike+ can also be seen to complicate our thoughts about the contemporary digital technologies that surround us on an everyday basis. In this paper I will argue, possibly counter intuitively, that gamification and quantified self technologies are not necessarily tools that we use for a specific purpose; these are technologies we carry around with us and live with.

The bank is paying all finalists in all three reviews a five figure stipend; an anomaly at a time when most marketers are cutting back on agency fees. She joined Ad Age after a dozen years of writing for Crain’s New York Business, where she also focused on the retail industry. Neal Awards..

He signed with the Monroe Journal in North Carolina, where he worked and attended Wingate College. Later, he returned to Alaska to work for the Anchorage Times. He eventually went to work at the Anchorage Daily News, where he became Sports Editor before leaving in 2008 to start his own communications company.

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The total obligations of the firm per time for all fixed inputs are called total fixed cost. Total fixed cost remains ‘constant’ or ‘fixed’ irrespective of the size of the output. Suppose Mr. While NCAA officials claimed that they were simply banning a non skillful shot, the press called it like it was: They called the ban the “Lew Alcindor Rule.” Who the hell is Lew Alcindor, you ask? Well, you know him better today as Kareem Abdul Jabbar. When the rule was introduced, Abdul Jabbar was coming off a phenomenal freshman year performance at UCLA, in which he had a 67 percent field goal percentage and scored an average of 29.5 points a game thanks in no small part to his dunking, which frankly comes naturally when you’re 7 foot 2. For his part, Kareem felt the ban was nothing but another racist attempt to suppress black people, who were then largely viewed as “invading the game,” which may sound far fetched until you remember that this was a mere three years after the Civil Rights Act..