New media is defined as anything that is digitally accessed. New media is the advancing of technology. Most new media technologies are ones that can be “manipulated, networkable, dense, compressible, and interactive” as stated by Bailey Socha and Barbara Eber-Schmid, authors of Define New Media Isn’t Easy. Most of these new media technologies are things … Continue reading Final Post
The title of this article is interesting. It drew me in. It reminds me of implants. I watch many science fiction shows that deal with technology. The name of the show is Nikita. One show has chips implanted into a persons side and then later on in the base of the skull. The chips that … Continue reading Computer in your brain
The study of cyborg. Chris Hables Gray's article Cyborgology: Constructing the Knowledge of Cybernetic Organisms” explains what it is about. "Cybernetic-organism; the melding of the organic and the machine or the engineering of a union between separate organic systems" (Gray). Not one king of cyborg, more than one. Terminator to robot with human skin. "A figure … Continue reading Cyborgology
The idea of staying young forever is the driving force behind many cosmetic companies. They want to keep you looking young and radiant. This ensures that you continue to buy their products. A fountain of youth is often in many games. This keeps the players young and healthy. But what if there was a pill … Continue reading Young Forever
According to Nicholas Carr, author of the article Is Google Making Us Stupid? it seems so. Now, I do not have much to go on personally, however, I do not disagree with it. It seems that since Google, most people would rather take the easy way out of doing everything. What is this? What is that? What … Continue reading Is Google making us stupid?
Murray tells the reader that master works of literature were not produced by one singular person. Iliad and Odyssey were a collection of oral stories passed down through the generations. The similarities that were noticed between Homer, a great writer, and oral bards that were still active at the time in Yugoslavia, were interesting to … Continue reading Oral Bard; Storytelling System