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Maker Faire: making surveys fun

This is an edited version of a post which appeared on the Caper site about our Maker Faire activity. We approached Maker Faire with …

Comments below

When we complain about comments, I’ve noticed, we do so as if we’re dealing with some emanation of human nature or the …

Incentive design insights

How is it possible that so many incentives fail ?? big incentives — yet some tiny incentives seem to work insanely well? …

Paying for extra Street view

Visit Florida has partnered with Google in the effort to map all 825 miles of Florida’s beaches. And for good reason: tourism …

Systemic thinness

The “fit” model begins the fashion process: designer outfits are created around a live, in-house skeleton. Few designers have a curvy or …

The Dark Art of the Trailer

After the screening, Palen listened carefully to the focus group. Then, on the escalator down from the theatre, he said, “They weren’t …