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Persuasive 2014



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Gamification versus Serious Games


A little poster I made for the Innovatie Markt comparing the utility of gamification strategies against that of serious games in relation to different purposes, according to their own characteristics. I would like to add that of course serious games and gamification are not so clearly cut out, and in many classifications of serious games […]

Blues Buddies at Innovation Market


Next week Blues Buddies is going to be present in the annual Innovation Event by the Amsterdam Innovation Board on April 4. The Innovatiemarkt is a platform where startups and small businesses focusing on innovation can present their work to the city. See you at the Convention Factory, Amsterdam! From 14:30 to 18:00. 


Startup Weekend Enschede


  Another great experience at the Startup Weekend, this time in Enschede, Netherlands, first prize with the fantastic project Moving Story, this is the happy team. Startup Weekend is a business course, a teamwork course and a pitch course all rolled into one, and the crunching is always great fun, is it weird to love […]

CHI 2013


It seems that one of my papers was accepted at an exciting workshop on gamification called Designing Gamification: Creating Gameful and Playful Experiences at the CHI conference 2013. A similar workshop that took place two years ago had an enormous impact in redefining what is gamification and its “good” opponent, gamefulness and gameful design, so […]


Health 2.0 Amsterdam


To keep the momentum from Health 2.0 Berlin, I was suggested to present Blues Buddies again to the satellite event in Amsterdam, you can find the meetup group here. Health 2.0 Amsterdam offers a series of stimulating events and gathers people from media and healthcare to discuss the coming healthcare revolution and its issues like […]

Blues Buddies, landing page


After the demo, now there is a landing page to receive updates about Blues Buddies, at http://www.bluesbuddies.org   

Depression and other Unmentionables


Playful Pandas is going to present a demo of Blues Buddies at the great conference Health 2.0 in Berlin, November 6 and 7. This presentation will happen inside the track “Unmentionables: sexual health, mental health, addictions, and other “unmentionables””. It is flattering to be in such good  company :). Jokes aside, this track reminds me why an […]


Poster and pitch in the Appsterdam tent at Picnic


In the last days it was great fun to give a hand in the organization of the Appsterdam tent in front of the Picnic conference, great atmosphere and quite a lot of balloons! And there was a poster of Blues Buddies, and a last minute pitch in front of Mike Lee and other influential individuals. […]

Introducing Blues Buddies


Last week I went to visit some friends at the iOSDevCamp at Bouncespace in Amsterdam, and while watching the others prepare to pitch, I felt like doing it too; there was this idea on the back of my mind for a long time, how to connect people who needed support but couldn’t find it among their peers. […]

In the winning team at Startup Weekend Eindhoven


Finally yours truly was in the winning team of Startup Weekend Eindhoven, with the social app Meals2Meet, article in Dutch, boy was I sleepy 😀