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Working With Legacy Data

Working with the data from Intute presented us with a few fairly knotty problems when it came to re-purposing the data for the ARCH project. If I hadn’t had some years with the Intute project myself working with the data … Continue reading

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Gamification As Incentive

Game mechanics have a lot to offer the worlds of business and academia in terms of incentivising staff and students. The traditional incentives of carrot and stick; reward for success and punishment for failufre have been shown in repeated studies … Continue reading

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The ARCH Ranking System Explained

It was proposed that our users be ranked according to how much they have contributed to the upkeep and growth of the ARCH data. We could use pretty much any metaphor to name these ranks, but, for the purposes of … Continue reading

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