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Hello! Welcome to the Gameful Bits blog!

This is a space where I will share my thoughts on Gamification and Gameful Design, the results of my research, and other relevant information to academics and professionals interested in these topics.

I am Gustavo F. Tondello, a Gamification Consultant and Ph.D. Student at the University of Waterloo, Canada. Rise’s Gamification Gurus Power 100 leaderboard has ranked me one of the top Gamification leaders in the world. My main interests include gamification, and games for health and learning. My research focuses on the design of gameful applications. Before coming to Canada, I worked for several years as a Software Engineer in Brazil. I am also a researcher of Logosophy, and I am affiliated to the Logosophical Foundation of Brazil and of the USA.

Please feel free to explore the blog content. I hope you find it useful!

Please use the Contact page or Twitter if you wish to contact me. Or write a comment on any of the blog’s posts. Have a look at the About page if you wish to know more about me.

Enjoy your visit!


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About Gustavo Tondello

Gustavo is a Gamification Consultant and Scientist at MotiviUX and an Instructional Support Coordinator at the Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Canada. His main interests include gamification and games for health and learning. His research focuses on the design of gameful applications. He has recently completed a Ph.D. in Human-Computer Interaction in which he developed new methods for personalized gameful design. Gustavo is also a research lead of the International Gamification Federation and a researcher of Logosophy.

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