Extra Credits Inspired?
Just a curiosity. Does anyone know if Duolingo was inspired for Extra Credit's episode on Gamification? I'm not quite sure when the project began, and wondered if there was any inspiration from James' talks about how education could be improved through Gamification.
Here's the relevant episode, for those wondering: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zaUGJcPefjE#at=156