Tag Archives: Protocol

A Comparative Study of Achievement in Warcraft’s World & Dungeon Play

(This is my blog post #3) The official Battle.net page for Dungeons, Raids, and Scenarios—activities collectively referred to as instances by players—introduces the game mechanic by saying “[T]he world of Warcraft is filled with mystery, peril, and, most of all, … Continue reading

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The Transparent Shark

“The lobster had been consumed, and Mae saw something gruesome and wonderful: the lobster was being processed, inside the shark, in front of her, with lighting speed and incredible clarity. Mae saw the lobster broken into dozens, the hundreds of … Continue reading

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The Effect Of The Internet And The Loss Of Knowledge

“Most recently, one of [Mae’s] friends from college had posted a message about having the stomach flu, and a long thread followed, with friends making suggestions about remedies, some offering sympathy, some posting photos meant to cheer her up. Mae… … Continue reading

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Luddites, Hackers and Dissent in The Circle

Note: This is my second required blog post “Dear Mae, Yes, you can and should read this on camera. I expect that you would, so I’m writing this letter not only to you, but to your ‘audience.’ Hello, audience… [T]his tool, … Continue reading

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Blog Post #2: We Are Our Vices

“The first time the camera redirected her actions was when she went to the kitchen for something to eat. The image on her wrist showed the interior of the refrigerator as she scanned for a snack. Normally, she would have … Continue reading

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One More for Protocol

Look at this level of surveillance.

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Some Interesting Facebook Cartoons

Check out these interesting cartoons about Facebook. A sample. (Thanks to the person who drew my attention to these.)

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