Vancouver Sun Article: Games Earn Loyalty

The problem of engaging communities of people is complex,” said Bocska, who has a background in video game design. “Just...

MM&M’s Mobile Marketing Report Discusses Gamification for Pharma

MM&M delves into the world of gamification for pharma and how it can help support patients in taking their medications. In the...

itbusiness.ca article: Social Games Improving Patient Outcomes

Michael Fergusson tells itbusiness.ca how he bridged the gap between games and traditional health care apps: Games are context management systems,...

Timestamped Row Pattern

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

Accurate Countdown Timers

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

Facebook’s f8 and Social Games

I had the opportunity to attend Facebook’s f8 Conference and I was simply blown away by what they are doing....

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,...

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...

Bionic Scripting: BigCo’s Bet on Scripting

Just as the “Office of Scientific Intelligence” invested millions in turning Lee Majors into a superhuman cyborg, the biggest IT...

Why the iPad is Great for Game Developers

There’s been a lot of discussion lately about the iPad and interestingly much of it negative. Despite this, I think...

Sun has been extinguished

If you have been following Sun’s product line since the beginning, then this transcript may cause a twinge of nostalgia:...

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