Tag Archives: Simulation

Reading Notes_delayed from October 27th

Part 2 of Manovich’s Software Takes Command reading notes, with part one hashing out the categories of cultural software. Lev Manovich divides his book into three parts: 1) “Inventing media software,” 2) “Hybridization and evolution,” and 3) “Software in action.” … Continue reading

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Until the End of the Illusion, We Will Baudrillard Forward_Reading Notes October 6th

Okay, so this is part two from last week’s reading notes on Baudrillard’s Simulacra and Simulation. This time, though, much of these notes will be focused on Baudrillard’s The Illusion of the End (such an uplifting title, no?), with the hopes that … 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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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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