kind of an insta celeb today? @anotherscorcher spotted me on a friend’s insta feed, so i ran a search for #ghostbusters and found a whole lot of @cjlodge and I (Taken with Instagram at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center)
Beintoo is an API that offers a licensable gamification boilerplate, combining ideas from foursquare and SCVNGR. It offers a standardized currency called “Bedollars” to create its own inter-app economy. What’s different about Beintoo is that it’s embeddable across various apps but is backed by a strong networked service.
The open approach hasn’t really been tried yet, so I’ll be interested to see if this takes off.
Bonus: The presenter sounds like Janosz from Ghostbusters 2.
Phantasms elicit no amount of terror in me.
strange iphone 4 happenings