Computers and computer based entertainments are becoming more story like. These are becoming more and more popular. It expands the need and want for computers worldwide. This greatly expands the power for computers. Eliza is computer program that was created s an experiment in language. She became a sort of therapist to her communicators. She … Continue reading Eliza, Zork, and Computer Programs
Thoughts and opinions on Janet H. Murray's Hamlet on the Holodeck. The holodeck is from Star Trek. The holodeck is essentially a way for a person to be transported into an alternate world. One that is so close to reality, it might be possible to forget it is all an illusion. It seems to me … Continue reading Hamlet on the Holodeck
These questions are based on the book Hamlet on the Holodeck by Janet H. Murray What is narrativism? Narrativism, refers to gaming, it is a way to have the player immersed in the game. The player has an active role and their choices affect everything they do. They are not limited by having x amount … Continue reading Discussion Questions Over Murray
Naomi Alderman brings up an interesting point in her article The first great works of digital literature are already being written. She talks about how many of the people that she works with forget that video games actually exist. The fact that anyone can forget something that is so widely popular seems impossible. However, it does happen. … Continue reading Video Games and Digital Literature
Tristan Harris is the author of the article How Technology Hijacks People's Minds- From a Magician and Google's Design Ethicist. When I first began to read the article, I was skeptic about Harris' argument. As I began to read deeper into the article, I started to see where he was coming from. It began to … Continue reading Technology Taking People’s Minds?
As I sit at my internship, eating, doing homework on my laptop, surrounded by printers and computers, and looking at my phone; I wonder: Is technology taking over? I decided to do some reasearch on the subject, however; the first thing that popped up was this: The first article was about technology ADDICTION, not just … Continue reading Is Technology taking Over?
Remixed- Text "A system that makes an extraordinary range of initially unfiltered content understandable, and that helps the reader recognize what he should trust, and what he should question." (Lessig). This system is broken into 3 parts. The first part of the system is the writing itself. This has evolved from two different things. "The … Continue reading Writing Beyond Words- Chapter 4 Section 2