My student Jeff Felix put together a video summarizing the Osw3go.net alternate reality game I organized earlier this year:
My colleague Dr. Pat Clark, her grad students Peter Cavana, Dan Herson and Sharon Strong, and I, have just published a chapter titled “Interactive Social Media and the Art of Telling Stories: Strategies for Social Justice Through Osw3go.net 2010” in B. Beyerbach and R. D. Davis (eds.) Activist Art in Social Justice Pedagogy (2011, Peter […]
This is a letter published in my school’s newspaper: As most of you have heard, our campus is getting ready to migrate our email system to Google sometime in the Fall. The move seems like a sweet deal: we get not just better functioning email, but a full menu of apps including calendaring, document creation […]
FYI, we started Round Two: Port-au-Prince. All are welcome to participate.
I was recently interviewed for an article in The McGill Daily. The topic was gold farming. Here’s the link: All your digital labour are belong to us. The Daily’s Whitney Mallett explores the world of gold-farming: professional gaming and virtual trading Below is the full exchange with the writer. MGD: How does gold-farming re-map and […]
Here’s the report on the Digital Labor conference I wrote for Afterimage.
I have been invited to give a paper at the 4th Inclusiva-net Meeting: P2P Networks and Processes, organized by Medialab-Prado (in Madrid). The meeting will focus on “an analysis of ‘peer-to-peer’ networks and network processes, highlighting the social potentials of cooperative systems and processes based on the structures and dynamics inherent to these types of […]
Best wishes for a peaceful and joyful 2009! Milan Kundera wrote that the struggle against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting. Let’s hope this year we remember some useful things. And by ‘remember’ I mean more than just information retrieval, which is actually just a license to forget (as Langdon Winner would say)! […]
I’ve switched the original feed link in Feedburner to point to my new blog. If you were subscribed to ideant through Feedburner, you should be able to see this.
I have been thinking about the question of what exactly is it that develops in moral development, and as a result I want to put forth some inconclusive thoughts. Cognitive structuralism’s approach to this question suggests that the answer is reason, that as people’s reasoning abilities develop, so do their morals. Piaget, for instance, mapped […]