Riptide Team Meeting April 3: Jayson Flick
Every two weeks we have a company meeting to update the team on all things Riptide Games. At the end of each meeting we select one person to present something they’ve found interesting or worthwhile to share with the group.
This week’s presentation was from Jayson Flick, our Sr Project Manager. This is what he shared with the team, along with a short explanation:
First Virtual Grocery Store: Home Plus (Tesco) – South Korea:
Big Idea – “Let the store come to the People”.
Smartphone – download app – scan barcode Code – purchase and - determine home delivery schedule.
Overview & Images
Video Link for Case study
2) The Art of Video Games Exhibition at the The Smithsonian American Art Museum - Washington
March 16, 2012 – September 30, 2012
Overview - The exhibit aims to demonstrate the influence of art and popular culture on video games, and the subsequent reflection of video games on culture with titles spanning over four decades of gaming.
The Art of Video Games is one of the first exhibitions to explore the forty-year evolution of video games as an artistic medium, with a focus on striking visual effects and the creative use of new technologies. It features some of the most influential artists and designers during five eras of game technology, from early pioneers to contemporary designers.
- Focus is on interplay of graphics, technology and storytelling through some of the best games for twenty gaming systems ranging from the Atari VCS to the PlayStation 3
Voting occurred in 2011:
- 80 games selected thru voting/ 240 games on the ballot
- Selection criteria: visual effects, creative use of new technologies, and how the game fit into the narrative of the exhibition.
- February 14 and April 17, 2011. More than 3.7 million votes were cast by people in 175 countries!
Main exhibition link
3) The 12 Lessons I Learned from Steve Jobs – November 2011- TEDx Conference- Guy Kawasaki -
- Design counts
- Changing your mind is a sign of intelligence
- Value is not the same as price
Guy Kawasaki is a Silicon Valley venture capitalist, author and Apple Fellow. He was one of the Apple employees originally responsible for marketing the Macintosh in 1984.