Maybe I would be better off if my Nike Fuelband didn’t just applaud my good days but judged me harshly for a string of bad days, too. Gamification has created a kindergarten teacher syndrome that coddles with endless sheets of gold stars for every possible accomplishment. When, in reality? That dickhead of a P.E. teacher sure had a way with words, especially when he demanded another lap.
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