Monthly Archives: October 2011

Don’t Feed the Trolls!

What is a troll?  According to UrbanDictionary.com a troll is : “One who posts a deliberately provocative message to a newsgroup or message board with the intention of causing maximum disruption and argument” Trolling is a phenomenon that occurs every

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Good Grief…

In class today we talked about how online communities protested how certain things were done in the games they played.  Events that were brought up where protests against Anshe Chung and the funeral raid by “Serenity Now”.  Online protesting such

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A whole new World

When I hear people talk about games such as Guild Wars, Second Life and of course World of Warcraft I hear many a negative thought.  But of course this is because these are the people who do not actually play

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#Sample #This #Post

Sampling is one of the recent trend to hit the scene whther it is to create websites, videos and other types of music.  What sampling does is take parts of things and make something entirely new with it that you

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Pan-ception?

(Listen to this while reading) The Panopticon and Inception what are they and what do they have in common?  A Panopticon is a type of building designed by philosopher  Jeremy Bentham the idea was to allow an observer to observe all

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