Here is an amazing looking game made from an analysis of Thoreau’s Walden from USC: http://cinema.usc.edu/interactive/research/walden.cfm Would it be appropriate to call this “gamification,” or has this term been universally perverted […]
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Jane McGonigal, Ian Bogost, and the State of “Reality”
Here are a few links to aid with the topics presentation I will be giving today on the basics of gamification. Reality is Broken author Jane McGonigal discusses using games […]
Interested in trying Linux?
If anyone is planning to mess around with or wants to read up on Linux over break, this is a nice collection of guides from Lifehacker. http://lifehacker.com/5967556/
Beneath the veneer of educational entertainment, nineteenth century panoramas performed significant ideological work, authorizing hegemonic histories, promoting nationalism, and conditioning spectators to be mass audience members. While grand theaters and […]
The Progressive Reformers’ Digital Archive Project Abstract
For my DH project proposal, I have decided to do a proposal on a digital archive centered around the Progressive Era in the United States. Here’s the abstract for it: […]
Exploratory Data Analysis, etc.
This is a bit incongruous viz the direction of the most recent blog posts/assignments but Prof. Manovich’s visit yesterday helped me articulate a certain point. The question I raised at […]
To Be Seen and Remarked On
I read Mark Sample’s “Unseen and Unremarked On” with great interest—if only for utterly selfish reasons. I was pleased to see belated attention to DeLillo, whose vocal luddism belies a […]
Can Accessibility Focus Hinder Accessibility?
In doing this week’s reading I was particularly drawn to the piece “Disability, Universal Design, and the Digital Humanities.” We’ve discussed accessibility a lot in this class, and I’ve thought […]
Rough Stages of Final Project
Hey all– I’m hoping that maybe some of you can help me think through some of my major ideas for my final project for this class. I’m still in the […]
Protected: My project
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