Archive for the 'articles of interest' Category

Dream Control

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015
Posted by: b3nny_mac

I meant to post this a few weeks ago, but when I was a kid I used to pride myself on my ability to control my dreams. To the extent where I was actually manipulating and changing circumstances in my dreams. Also, when I was kid, I saw a story on 20/20 after [...]

Oculus Rift & Game of Thrones!

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
Posted by: Raheem

Check out this article on Gizmodo:
Wondering if we can get this software for the class!
Rose discusses quite a few projects – some successes, but mostly failures in my opinion. When considering participation in transmedia marketing games for film such as the stalled AI, King Kong, or Avatar – these games seem cursory and undermine [...]

Article: The Mobile Aesthetics of Cell Phone Made Films: a Short History by Caridad Botella Lorenzo

Sunday, February 12th, 2012
Posted by: Clint

Cinemascope recently released a new article that I thought the class might be interested in reading since last week Tara presented on films made specifically for the cellphone and this article provides a history of films made on the cellphone. The article is available here.

a top 10 fim innovation list from today’s Globe and Mail

Friday, February 12th, 2010
Posted by: Caitlin

thought this was interesting. comments?
Liam Lacey
From Saturday’s Globe and Mail Published on Friday, Feb. 05, 2010 5:40PM EST Last updated on Saturday, Feb. 06, 2010 1:02AM EST
James Cameron’s science-fiction epic Avatar is not only the box-office record holder of all time and poised nicely for Oscar glory next month (with nine nominations). It has [...]

more outdoor Ar

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009
Posted by: Caitlin

this is an old post that I fond in my draft folder… a bit dated, but makes a link between our ar discussion and the mobility readings
Presence Examples
Augmented reality in the cemetery and elsewhere
From MIT’s Technology Review
Augmented Reality: Another (Virtual) Brick in the Wall
Michelle Delio
February 15, 2005
Imagine wandering through a southern Victorian-era cemetery shaded [...]

Politics of Representation in Videogames

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009
Posted by: Neil

I wrote an article for the Winters College Free Press, on issues of race in Resident Evil 5. You can find it here:

Link to Moldova’s Twitter Revolution

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009
Posted by: ebiddl

Cellphones, txt, Twitter… Revolutions

BBC NEWS | Technology | Holographic displays step closer

Sunday, February 10th, 2008
Posted by: andrew

Just something interesting to kick off reading week… BBC NEWS | Technology | Holographic displays step closer

Solastalgia, a new type of sadness

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008
Posted by: metisgirl

From January 2008 issue of Wired (pg70)
Global Mourning
Glenn Albrecht has been interviewing Australians over the last few years and scores of them have described the deep, wrenching sense of loss as they watch the landscape around them change. Familiar plants don’t grow any more. Gardens won’t take. Birds are gone. They no longer feel like [...]

The Exploratorium

Sunday, March 4th, 2007
Posted by: dana

Hi all,
Apropos our recent discussions re VR and psychology (autism, therapy, etc.), here’s what I stumbled on in psycinfo.
The Exploratorium: An Environment To Explore Your Feelings
The Exploratorium is a virtual environment within which immersants can explore both places and feelings. The “narrative” it implements is structural/architectural rather than linear/story telling. Different areas of the [...]