High scores, achievements, leveling up. The system runs on points, measures us in points, validates us in points.
This week the Moving Pixels podcast considers the value of points. What points matter to us? Why do we want them? Why do they matter?
This podcast is also available via iTunes.
More discussion of points and scores:
Twitter as Scoreboard, As Anomie by Rob Horning
Pleasures of Scoreboard by Rob Horning
Our podcast contributors:
Nick Dinicola is also a regular contributor to the Moving Pixels blog.
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