Articles by John Ferrara

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John Ferrara is the author of the
upcoming book, Playful Design:
Creating Game Experiences in
Everyday Interfaces to be published
in December 2011. His nutrition
education game Fitter Critters was a top
prizewinner in the 2010 Apps for Healthy Kids
contest, awarded by Michelle Obama’s “Let’s
Move!” campaign.

Games in the Real World: Some Characteristics We Can Use

User experience designers capitalize on the gameful attributes of everyday activities, influencing human behavior to promote new kinds of interactions, creating change in the real world. [Read More]