Transcript of "How to make a good health wizard (free + useful code at the end!)"
How to make agood healthwizard(includes free +useful wizardbuilding codeat the end)Nishant Jacobnishantj@stanford.edu
Example: Walking WizardA wizard that helps people find a walking style that suits them First step in getting them to walk for 30 min a day Walking styles could include: -Listening to music while you walk -Walking with other people - Walking while taking phone calls
Check this walking wizard out bit.ly/walkingwiz
Indirect Questions People may not know how to answer a direct question about how they prefer to walk - since they haven’t though about it But they do know about their preferences in general So ask them an indirect question and infer how it applies to walking Try walking with music
Dynamically Updating Badge As people use the wizard the information they enter updates as a growing walking style badge This motivates them at each question
Visual Summary Reward People get a tangible, visual reward at the end This summarizes all the information they’ve provided to the wizard And it summarizes all the effort they put in
Facebook Connect at a Motivation Peak When people get their badge they are asked to connect to fb to get more accurate results They are high on motivation when they get their badge and hungry for more This makes them more likely to connect to fb