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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 »

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 »

New Media Democracy

This post is the 14th 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 democracy in new media. In Luke Goode’s “Social news, … Continue reading »

A discussion of the Egypt Revolution

We had a great Skype discussion with Egyptian journalist,Rehab El Bakry about the role media and social media play in the ongoing revolution in Egypt. While Egyptians had no access to the Internet in 2000, the government put a focus on increasing the Internet availability. Actual memos report that the government at the time thought … Continue reading »

Lessons of Lessig

This post is the eleventh in a series that will be 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 delves deeper into two texts by Lawrence Lessig, “Code 2.0” and “Remix.” In Code … Continue reading »

Lessig questions

This post is the tenth in a series that will be 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 serves as an initial reaction to Lawerence Lessig’s “Code”. Lessig begins to raise some … Continue reading »

Online Daily Deal Sites: Impact on small business

For my Theory and Audience Analysis class I had to give a Pecha Kucha presentation – a format that requires you to focus on timing and the efficiency of presenting information as you only have 6:40 to present with 20 slides that transition every 20 seconds. After reading a recent study by Rice University, I … Continue reading »