Finally, it is over! Here is my Scalar project, "Why Canadians Chose Justin Trudeau." http://scalar.usc.edu/works/politics-and-social-media-/index Thank you to Jacqueline for editing my paper and to Professor Brown for the positive feedback and support on this assignment! I hope everyone has an amazing holiday! 🙂 Digital Platform Reflection: Scalar After completing my final project, I have learned … Continue reading THE HARDEST PROJECT EVER!
I have never been very interested in computers, digital writing or digital platforms. (I don’t even have Facebook). However, I found this class to be very personally rewarding. Before I took this course, I was not familiar with any of the digital platforms we have discussed in class, other than maybe Facebook. I think it … Continue reading The Final Post
Although I have never been an adamant fan of video games, I found Braid to be very interesting. From what I have gathered from watching others play video games, when your character dies in the game, you must start from the beginning. When this happens, one often loses all points or tasks that one has … Continue reading Braid
I personally found “Tampon Run” to be an interesting game. It reminded me of Dare Night in high school when one of our tasks was to stick tampons and pads all over the guys cars and some of their car paint came off when they ripped off the pads and tampons! (Oops!) I think that … Continue reading Tampon Run
For the majority of writers, blogs are very personal pieces of writing. Most writers are comfortable using various digital platforms in order to display their work to the public. Writers often publish their work under their own name or under a pen name. Due to the expansion of digital literature, many writers have become … Continue reading Fitzpatrick and Authorship
In Cunningham’s article, Fragmentary: Writing in A Digital Age, he argues that “fragmentary writing captures the tension between “digital” and “analog” reading better than anything else out there. And that tension, in many ways, is the defining feature of the contemporary reading experience.” According to Cunningham, digital media in all of its forms is fragmentary … Continue reading Fragmentary: Writing in A Digital Age
After reading Johanna Drucker’s article, “Humanities Approach to Interface Theory,” it is evident that interface is important aspect of the computer design process. According to Drucker, interface is a concept that has only received attention in the last fifty years. Many people tend to think of an interface as “a thing, an entity, a fixed … Continue reading Week 8: Drucker’s “Humanities Approach to Interface Theory”