#Gamification

You can’t deny that our everyday existence is becoming more and more gamelike with each update and every app that we download to our increasingly intelligent devices. Multiplying categories of gamelike applications such as social media giant Facebook or Trello, the productivity app, contain more and more elements like points, rewards and “power-ups” that reward…

Blog Updates

On a lighter note, now that I’ve got my cathartic post out of the way, here’s some updates on Gecko! Deactivated Twitter – I’ve redirected Gecko’s Twitter updates onto my own personal account. I was getting my pages mixed up and, as I couldn’t post as often as I’d like to have, it seems like…

Quote of the Day: The Corridor

There’s no list in existence that itemises what’s gone right in your life and what’s gone wrong, and then makes a final calculation that tells you who you are. What actually defines you is your capacity for opening doors. If you’re always stuck in that same corridor, listening to the negative chatter that’s telling your…

Quote of the Day: The Choice

“The uncertainties in life are so uncertain for us to determine the kind woe we shall be entangled in in the next future. When you stay dormant, your life is at risk; when you dare to take a step, you take a step to take a risk. We have a choice. Yes! a choice to…

Quest Notes: II

Quest Notes from 02/10/19 Journey of the Gods: First impressions are amazing, tutorial was awesome. MOTION SICKNESS CENTRAL. Send help. The lack of teleporting in this game absolutely floored me for 20 minutes. My head was spinning; I literally had to sit before I fell down. The only other game that has had this effect…

Oculus Quest: First Impressions

Since Facebook’s multi-billion dollar purchase of Oculus in March 2014, it is clear that their ultimate goal has been to make virtual reality a common household technology, much like consoles and smartphones. “Their main goal has been simplicity; their first generation devices catered to the PC and mobile markets with the original Oculus Rift and…

One Week In: The Leveraged PhD Social Media Challenge

Here’s an update on the first week of The Leveraged PhD Social Media Challenge! So far, I’ve made so many amazing connections – I’m already incredibly grateful for this challenge, it’s really bringing out the best side of social media and it’s potential for bringing like-minded people together. Here’s a round-up of the first week…

The Leveraged PhD – Social Media Challenge

Hello, lovely readers. Although I’m a little late to this party, I’ve joined an amazing social media challenge ran by the incredible Melanie over at The Leveraged PhD. You can check out my latest posts on my Instagram. Here’s a snippet from the first post: “This month I’ll be joining the #TheLeveragedPhD Social Media Challenge. Every day, I’ll…