efisher writes: This article presents a cognitive teardown of the user experience of the highly popular Flappy Bird game, covering how powerful the promise of simplicity in a UI can be, the man-machine interactive attributes that are correlated with highly effective motivational factors, and a discussion of the cognitive science behind concepts such as simplicity/complexity deceit, error tolerance, transfer of learning, and reward systems. The post ends with a round of applause for Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen, who succeeded in promising simplicity, delivering brilliant complexity, and sustaining player motivations beyond all reasonable expectations.
In what represented a cautionary tale for terrorist teachers, and a cause of dark humor for ordinary Iraqis, a commander at a secluded terrorist training camp north of Baghdad unwittingly used a belt packed with explosives while conducting a demonstration early Monday for a group of militants, killing himself and 21 other members of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, army and police officials said.
I have a genuine question. Assuming one uses Twitter from the phone, how does one prevent the Twitter app on the phone to scan the browsing history ? If they cannot scan my browsing history they cannot give me ads.