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This is a design principle that combines gaming and
productivity, so that the user is never not engaged. Where
there is a webpage to wait for to download, the gaming piece
kicks in and makes you believe you are solving a little puzzle
or interacting with another series of buttong/dialog boxes
that are fun to do and that take up the time before the page
downloads or whatever.
Google Chrome's dinosaur game
[notexactly, Dec 17 2016]
||There are things like SETI@Home, that use your computers (otherwise) downtime, but this seems to be more "use the operators downtime" instead. Although the protein-folding thing might do this...
||[+] and, if the user stops playing, files get corrupted, viruses start to dowloaded; sorta like "Speed". hmm... I think I figured out Windows 10.
||[-] Work tools to live not live to work tools.