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Participatory Culture in Hyperspace May 2, 2012

I stumbled upon this interesting post about BioWare’s Star Wars: The Old Republic. This is a striking example of what Henry Jenkins would call participatory culture. It seems that prior to local servers coming online players in the Pacific Rim … Continue reading

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Andres Monroy-Hernandez on “Designing for Remixing” at Berkman Feb 9, 2012

Culture Digitally’s Andres Monroy-Hernandez spoke a week or so ago at Harvard Law’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, on “Designing for Remixing: Computer-supported Social Creativity,” focused on his Scratch Online Community. The video is now available at Berkman’s site. … Continue reading

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One of those Guild moments: Part One Dec 10, 2011

[Cross-posted at Digital Culture at KCL] I’ve been in an online gaming guild for over ten years. My very first guild was in Dark Age of Camelot and across a few guilds in that virtual space we got to know … Continue reading

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Cows and Cyborgs: On Academic Irony… Oct 7, 2011

[Cross Posted from my Personal Blog] I’ve clicked a cow. Twice. One Kotaku article and a game designer’s reflections on that article got me to thinking about Ian Bogost’s Cow Clicker, again. I first clicked a cow when I added … Continue reading

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