Squid Games, Gamification, and Destruction of Social Foundations

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So I finally had time to watch the squid games. I don’t like binging (it’s a bit of time waste), but I was sick this whole week, so… It was a wonderful trip through psychology land, spiced up with gamification theory, and I am happy I “wasted” my time this way. It was a pleasure. I wanted to share how I interpret this TV series. This article is also for those who still did not have time to watch the show, and I will not destroy it for you with spoilers. “When you corner an animal, it will fight to…...

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Shachar Oz User experience oriented product owner with implementation skill-set. Passionate about bridging business goals with product identity. Extensive background in agile development cycle from prototype to release in both startup environment and corporate one. Hold an MBA for supercars and motorsports, and works in the italian automotive industry. Runs a consulting agency and augments innovation teams in the path-finding towards the right product. An invited speaker about effectively using game mechanics, emergent technologies, and designing engaging experiences. Teaches about entrepreneurship, user experience and discovering innovation, fast prototyping with Unity3D, robotics, and gamification.