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Taapi Introduces the Gamification of Energy Conservation

Matt Ball on October 8, 2012 - in Energy

In the United States, energy conservation has always been a hot issue. Now more than ever, people making a conscious effort to conserve energy are pressuring those who don’t. Turn your lights off when you leave a room, turn the fans off, turn the thermostat up a degree – all of these methods conserve energy. But truth be told, we can’t all be as dedicated as Al Gore (hypocrisy aside) and we tend to be a bit lazy when it comes to energy conservation. Well, one company and its app are aiming to make it easy for you to turn off your lights to conserve energy – by having someone else do it. This is the main concept being Taapi, a social game for mobile interfaces that seeks to turn energy conservation into more than just a proverbial game and change the world.

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Matt Ball is founder and editorial director of V1 Media, publisher of Informed Infrastructure, Earth Imaging Journal, Sensors & Systems, Asian Surveying & Mapping and the video news site GeoSpatial Stream.

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