The link to:
Noah Wardrip-Fruin First Person : New Media as Story, Performance, and Game (excerpt: ludology)
Is now leading to nowhere, instead of leading to the wrong article (Bush) was it before.
thanks for alerting me to problems with the online readings for this week. All but one has been fixed and all will be ready in about an hour. happy reading!
Hi Prof. Fisher,
I would like to get an HDTV in the class for my seminar presentation on April 1, to bring in a PS3 and let people try out a couple of things that can add to the discussion of the readings. I do specifically want an HDTV, not a standard def TV, because [...]
Marie-Laure Ryan’s chapter “Web-Based Narrative Multimedia, and Interactive Drama” in Avatars of Story is a useful introductory text when looking at digital textuality. Ryan argues that digital textuality was impacted by two mid-1990s developments that computer systems underwent: “The ability to encode and transmit visual and aural data efficiently; and the ability to connect personal [...]
Neil – I LOVE this idea!! Wow!
The OLED tattoo would be a screen meant for very personal narratives and expression. It will enable people to place ever changing images on their bodies.
Thought this was interesting in the context of the Mark Hansen chapter on Jeffrey Shaw:
The first 6 paragraphs of section 4 provide a synopsis of Bergson’s theory of perception. In particular, the following exerpt from Matter and Memory is pretty fab. It makes me think of Étienne-Jules Marey or, kind of by extension, this amazing [...]
Zdravko Jovanovic Page 1 15/03/2009
Presence and the Aura of Meaningful Places by Blair MacIntyre, Jay David Bolter, Maribeth Gandy- Summary and Analysis
Definition of key words and concepts:
• VR (Virtal Reality): “The user is effectively immersed in a responsive virtual [computer-simulated] world” (Source: What’s Real About Virtual Reality? by Frederick P. Brooks Jr. Example: Aerosmith’s video [...]
My future cinema screen would translate invisible aspects of the world around us into visible graphic representations. It would take the form of a wearable device through which we would look to reveal an experience in which these visualizations are superimposed over the world as we see it with our own eyes.
This wearable screen would [...]
This was really refreshing to do! I obviously lost track of the “screen” in there and was thinking broadly of responsive technology. However, the assignment did change the way i think of what screens we already have and what kinds of screens we could have. Then Caitlin’s point about the connections between screens through individual [...]