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Archive for April, 2008

Permission for Photography

For my final project on digital storytelling, I am hoping to take a few pictures during our New Media Studies class today. Dr. Campbell has given his permission, but said that we’ll need to see how the rest of the class feels.  If the class agrees, I will have permission forms to pass around. Here […]

I added a few lines to the article on New Media Studies.  Learning how to add/edit content was not difficult, it just took time to become familiar with the mechanics. Now I have a much better understanding of the scope of Wikipedia, and find the amount of time people all over the world contribute extremely […]

Response to Turkel

Turkel argues that many people compare video games to television, categorizing both as “mindless addictions.” She differentiates between the two, highlighting the fact that television is something you watch, whereas video games are something you do. The article points out the complex skills and strategies that video games require, and addresses the ways in which […]

Response to “Immigrant”

Many parts of this story reminded me of the book Feed by M.T. Anderson, which I read in my Culture, Context, and Composition class last semester. Feed is a young-adult dystopian novel, and everyone has a “feed” implanted in their brains connecting to a computer network. One of the characters, named Violet, got her feed […]

Final Project Update

I have decided to switch my final project topic. My initial plan was to do the project on Skype and conference calling, and although the idea never really excited me, I couldn’t seem to come up with anything else. I have what I think is a better idea, and would like to do my final […]