New Media Definitions

Crosbie How does your capstone measure up according to the definition proposed in Vin Crosbie’s “What Is New Media?” How might you alter your project to fit better? Crosbie asserts that the first communications media was interpersonal, and that this evolved into what they now call the new medium. The new medium is another vehicle for communication, however unlike older vehicles, this one can travel faster, and reach more people… Read More

Text Proposal

ABSTRACT A virtual reality experience that encourages users to participate in nonviolent interaction and communication. The experience gives users the opportunity to expand their view of the world by meeting people from different places and different cultures. Maybe they’ll even make some new friends at the same time. THE PROBLEM On January 24th, 2017, UploadVR published an article talking about the current “Fastest Selling VR Game,” Arizona Sunshine, which is.. Read More

Research Report

“We have a regrettable and costly tendency, here in Maine, to divide ourselves by town or region, party affiliation or philosophy, income, and whether we’re natives or folks ‘from away.’” Brookings Report Findings, 2006   Related Articles   https://venturebeat.com/2017/08/22/the-apparent-demise-of-altspacevr-shows-how-social-vr-is-changing/ Altspace VR, a high profile social VR startup, has closed its doors. The company aimed to break into the potential of high end VR as a social tool, but was met.. Read More