So, Brenda Laurel’s essay, “The Six Elements and the Causal Relations Among Them,” was definitely a shift from our reading last week, and maybe all of the readings prior. It was tangible… Not ambiguous…And the point was obvious and straightforward… All computer human interaction, just like all drama should incorporate six elements, as defined by […]
Author: Mad's Meanderings
This week’s reading assignment for New Media Seminar was Bill Viola’s “Will There Be Condominiums in Data Space?” Our make for the week? To understand the parable of the porcupine and the expository sections of the essay as equal outward expressions of the same underlying thing, just as the visual image, the geometric diagram and […]
So, the “make” for this week was to “Post something abut the communication medium you think has had the biggest impact on our world and why.” This was a lot harder to answer than I had originally thought. I like to think I live right underneath the the overpass of the information super highway and […]
Sorry!! I am behind since I missed last week… I couldn’t stop thinking of Wargames (I love that movie!!!).
So, I have to be honest and say that I was (am) one of those people that thought my daughter (4 years) was pretty amazing for being able to use the iPad by herself. I mean, she could find her own shows all by herself on Netflix, with no help needed from anyone?!?! And, I […]
“…truly significant attainments become lost in the mass of the inconsequential.” Why did this nugget resonate with me? It resonated with me because I kind of feel like here we are again. Bogged down with the availability of so much information, now literally at our fingertips… how do we sort through it all. Bush wrote […]
It is random acts of kindness week!! Consider doing a random (or intentional) act of kindness, take a pic, and post on your blog (and anywhere else you want)!!!