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...

Wearable Technology

One of the first instances of wearable technology came from a place you might not expect- 17th century China. It was at this time the abacus ring was developed, which is pretty much exactly what it sounds like. Some other notable examples of wearable technology...

6 Things I Find Interesting

These are some empty bottles. Not too interesting you might say, a small bottle and a big bottle, not much interesting about that. But what you might not guess, is that both bottles actually hold the same amount of liquid! The ‘small bottle’ only looks...

The Victorian Internet

The Victorian Internet chronicled the history of the telegraph, beginning at its humble optical roots and ending with its quickening irrelevance. Throughout this tale are many interesting characters, entertaining anecdotes and stories, and parallels to our modern...

Guest Lecture: Richard Corey

Richard Corey’s visit to our class was an absolute joy. We are truly fortunate to have someone as passionate and knowledgeable in his field speak to us about a new and fascinating subject. Also, I don’t know if you know Tim Schafer but he is the lead...