This strikes me as really poor judgment on the behalf of whomever approved this ad to represent Keebler's cookies.
I didn't catch it at first then, sounding it out. Hey, that ain't right. If your can't read it, the caption reads "A little Elfin magic goes a long way".
It's an obvious play on the F-word to anyone older than 10. Can you just picture some little girl stamping her feet and saying, "Mom, give me another 'Elfin' cookie".
Let us handle your ad campaign, we can do a Elfin better job. Or, is that the buzz they really wanted to create?
Go give them H E double hockey sticks at Keebler.com.
Great java script library at DHTMLX.com - editable grid for web applications, impressive charts. Build anything with it, even time-lines like an MS Project sheet in a web browser.
I'll be setting up a sample version here soon and how to install it with DotNetNuke for anyone interested.
Gamification is the process of making an application fun and rewarding to use.
Subtle psychological reinforcement develops bonds with users and in studies shows more hours using an app and enjoying the time spent.
Considering the up and coming generation of users have grown up with technology, it makes perfect sense to speak the same language. Most 15 year olds have been though 3 or 4 versions of a game app and fluent with MS office.
Want more on gamification? Check out this wiki. Even Al Gore's bloviating. But to see the real world example of how gamification relates in the work place, here's a follow up from Applebee's