Decoding ALS Ice bucket Challenge

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ALS Ice Bucket challenge is getting viral like crazy, Infact people worldwide has donated over $79M to the ALS foundation. But this put me thinking what make it go viral . So I tried to decode this with use of BJ Fogg’s Behavior model. According to this model when people are persuaded to perform a  behavior, then three factors have come together at once:  Motivation, Ability and a Trigger.   Let’s evaluate the challenge for ABILITY of the … Continue reading

26. August 2014 by Amit Gupta
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Removal of HP (hypothecation) from RC in Gurgaon

Car Loan Paid ! What a relief and now the next big thing is the removal of hypothecation from the RC and really own the car :). This calls for a visit to the RTO office or in this case eSeva kendra situated at the ground floor of Mini Secretariat, Rajiv Chowk, Gurgaon Just remember to carry the following documents for the smooth transfer of vehicle to your name & removal of HP from RC: … Continue reading

07. July 2014 by Amit Gupta
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Original Degree from Delhi University after 17 years

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Nostalgic trip to my college (Ramjas College, Delhi University) to get the original graduation degree from Delhi University after 17 years. The big occasion was to enquire about the process to collect my graduation degree. Somehow it was never asked during so many years either for my PG or any employer. I was not sure about the process or the documentation needed. Was not even sure whether to approach DU or my College. But a small … Continue reading

11. June 2014 by Amit Gupta
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Gamification MooC Coursera

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Hurray !  I received the verified certificate today for the Gamification Course completed on Coursera. This was the 10 week MOOC conducted by Prof Kevin Werbach, Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Here’s the link to the Certificate It was a great learning experience. The course includes a mix of online quizzes, Written assignments and a final examination. I have posted the written assignments online in … Continue reading

16. April 2014 by Amit Gupta
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Future of Gamification & Virtual reality

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Facebook has recently bought a virtual reality firm Oculus Rift for US$2 billion.  Oculus Rift makes Virtual Reality Headset for Immersive 3D Gaming, you just wear a headgear and you are transported to a all new world of virtual reality. You are not just viewing a virtual world  but living and experiencing it. Now imagine if the virtual world and real world converge into one. Your every move and activity become a part of virtual … Continue reading

04. April 2014 by Amit Gupta
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