Posted in November 2011

There’s a lot to learn from the end of Mobile Flash

With the recent announcement by Adobe to no longer develop Mobile Flash it has raised interesting debate in the industry as to the relevance of Flash. Some claim Adobe is caving to Apple, that it’s the beginning of the end for Flash as whole, or that it signals the rise of HTML5 as the dominate … Continue reading »

Look mom, I made my own augmented reality!

This post is the 19th in a series for a graduate course called Theory and Audience Analysis. For the course, I will be posting weekly questions and follow-up analysis about the various readings we are assigned. This post is an a ridiculously awesome example of augmented reality, well at least awesome that I got it … Continue reading »

Augmented Reality

This post is the 18th in a series for a graduate course called Theory and Audience Analysis. For the course, I will be posting weekly questions and follow-up analysis about the various readings we are assigned. This post is an initial reaction to the topic of augmented reality. Augmented Reality – where digital overlays are … Continue reading »

The environment may be virtual, but the worlds are real.

This post is the 17th in a series for a graduate course called Theory and Audience Analysis. For the course, I will be posting weekly questions and follow-up analysis about the various readings we are assigned. This post is a more in-depth reaction to readings on virtual worlds. In our class discussions this week there … Continue reading »

Fun to play, hard to make

Try out the game here: ¬†http://torrezriley.com/flash/finalproject2.swf For our second major project in Producing Interactive Media we were to create a Flash game, not an easy task my classmates and I quickly learned. I was inspired to make a storybook game and chose to use the tale of Little Red Riding Hood. I had grand plans … Continue reading »

Who’s hands hold the “virtual” world?

This post is the 16th in a series for a graduate course called Theory and Audience Analysis. For the course, I will be posting weekly questions and follow-up analysis about the various readings we are assigned. This post is an initial reaction to readings on virtual worlds. In “Why Virtual Worlds Matter” it seems that … Continue reading »

New Media Changing Politics

This post is the 15th in a series for a graduate course called Theory and Audience Analysis. For the course, I will be posting weekly questions and follow-up analysis about the various readings we are assigned. This post is a more in-depth look at the topic of democracy in new media, specifically in relation to … Continue reading »