Things I read while I drank coffee this morning (2.8)


Excellent interview with @MCuban


Great read on Desktop usage drops.

Desktop dies on weekends


Bartle’s research showed that, in general, people were consistent in these preferred ways of being in online video game worlds. Regardless of the game, he found that “Socialisers,” for example, spend the majority of their time forming relationships with other players. “Achievers” meanwhile focus fully on the accumulation of status tokens (experience points, currency or, in Grand Theft Auto’s case, gleaming cars and gold-plated M16s).

How Video Games Satisfy Basic Human Needs