Emerging Technology: The Mechanics of Virtual Reality

“I have fond memories of the development work that led to a lot of great things in modern gaming – the intensity of the first person experience, LAN and internet play, game mods, and so on. Duct taping a strap and hot gluing sensors onto Palmer’s early prototype Rift...

Take Care When Fighting Monsters

Matters of social justice have, over the past several years, become a more and more prevalent matter of discussion in online forums and on social media sites. This is great; the willingness to discuss subjects of sexuality, race, gender, and class represents a great...

New Media 100 Lab Final Project

https://www.dropbox.com/s/caplkc6vmm5cwj1/RobotGod.exe?dl=0 Might only be usable on Windows, I dunno. This is supposed to teach a very important lesson about using the right form of there/their/they’re. You are a little robot, and you HATE it when someone uses...

Shih Chieh Huang

Of all the amazing work Gene Felice showed us, Huang’s stuck with me the most. I really appreciate his implementation of technology as a tool to create wonderful and peculiar art. However, what I like most about it isn’t anything deep or philosophical....

New Media: A Critical Introduction Chapter 3

This chapter touches on how elements such as income, race, and even gender affect access to the internet and, consequentially, information and knowledge. In a study conducted in 2007, it was found that households with an income of $150,000 a year or greater were 3...