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Systems Theory in Virtual Worlds

A while back I read From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stuart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the Rise of Digital Utopianism by Fred Turner. Reflecting on the book, the passage below struck me as particularly interesting: Rather than work with a transmission model of communication, in which performers or others attempt to send a message to their audience, […]

Must Read: Henry Jenkins “‘Necessary Conversation’ with Sherry Turkle”

MIT Tech TV I read Turkle’s Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other not long after it was published. My ambitious self intended to write a book review. The timing was perfect. My phone died (leaving me without a phone for a week) right as I finished Turkle’s book. Unfortunately I have yet […]