Monthly Archives: September 2014

1st Daily Challenge_September 29_A Piraty Kind of Exercise

For my New Media class, one of our assignments is to complete Daily Create challenges (for five days in a row starting whenever we start). I meant to do the one from yesterday, which looked like a lot of fun … Continue reading

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It’s a Little Simulacra, A Little Simulation, and All Baudrillard_Reading Notes for September 29th

Oh Baudrillard, Sweet Nihilist Baudrillard Ah, week 6 reading notes, how is it already this far into the semester? So these reading notes are going to be a little different in the sense that each of my classmates and I … Continue reading

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We’re Going To Lingua Fracta All Over This Post_Reading Notes September 22nd

Okay! Time for a new set of reading notes for a new book, Lingua Fracta: Towards a Rhetoric of New Media. (I have to admit that the title made me giggle a bit). So, this week’s post is actually in regards to … Continue reading

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Just Roll with the New Media Concepts_Reading Notes for September 8th

All right, round two with New Media: The Key Concepts! As a refresher, the book takes six concepts as key components to studying New Media and its threads: –Network –Information –Interface –Archive –Interactivity –Simulation The chapter on Network was very familiar to … Continue reading

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1st Reading Notes for a New Semester_New Media

Welcome Back to the Wonderful World of Summer’s Reading Notes! To begin the Fall 2014 semester, we are reading Nicholas Gane and David Beer‘s book, New Media: The Key Concepts, which focuses its exploration of the discipline of New Media … Continue reading

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