The Hidden Psychology of Gaming

Big thinkers from Ayogo, Zynga and XEO Design- some of the biggest gamification experts in the world are all on one stage to talk...

How I Found Games Useful in Dealing with Disability

One of the reasons I love working at Ayogo is that I have first-hand experience of the power of games to improve health....

Gaming for Patient Treatment – What’s Fun Got to Do With It?

By Susan Williams – this is an excerpt from Gaming for Patient Treatment originally published in MedCrunch People rarely succeed unless they have fun...

Top ten tips for motivating physical activity behavior in people with diabetes

Top ten tips for motivating physical activity diabetes by Mavis Dixon originally printed in PharmaPhorum The road to hell is paved with good...

Let the Games Begin! Pharma Gets into Health Games

Big Pharma is trying out gamification and pharma health games to improve patient engagement. While the pharmaceutical industry is late to the game in developing digital applications,...

Healthtech Experts Pick the Best of 2014 in Health Apps Games & Media

Ayogo’s team compiled this informal list of Healthtech Innovations from 2014: health technology, health apps, media & games that captured our hearts and minds in 2014. Ayogo’s Levente Opelcz...

DIY Healthcare is here. Are are you ready?

DIY Healthcare will be the Number One Issue of 2015 by Mavis Dixon PwC Health’s annual survey of the Healthcare Industry tells us...

mHealth News: Eric Wicklund Talk with Michael Fergusson at the mHealth Summit

Excerpt from Ayogo’s CEO Michael Fergusson’s interview with Eric Wicklund at the mHealth Summits: MF: Because it’s a fundamental aspect of human psychology to play,...

Timestamped Row Pattern

The timestamped row pattern is a database design pattern which Ayogo uses for certain database schemas. The underlying goal is to enable Change...

Accurate Countdown Timers

Time is a critical component in many games. How long until your health returns? How long until your crops are ready to be...

Sorting in Cassandra

Sorting in Cassandra The Cassandra distributed data store is, at heart, a key/value storage system. Unlike pure key/value storage systems, however, Cassandra implements...

Buzzword Bingo: NoSQL cloud databases are a disruptive technology

I apologize for the buzzwordy, markety blog title. But I am confident that the war between cloud databases and relational databases is partially,...

Paul Prescod: A Q&A with Our CTO

As we promised, here is our second installment of our Q&A blog post  with an Ayogo team member. This time we’re featuring Paul...

Universally Unique Identifiers and You! (Part 2)

In part 1 we went into the why of UUIDs, now lets get into the how. Representation of UUIDs in MySQL UUIDs are...

Universally Unique Identifiers and You! (Part 1)

The computer scientist Phil Karlton is reputed to have said, “there are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache invalidation and naming...

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