Monthly Archives: October 2011

@ – THE symbol of Digital Culture

@ is perhaps the iconic symbol of digital culture and computer use. More so even than the ubiquitous “www.”. The @ symbol we all use in e-mail came about very early on in the development of computer networks and inter-personal … Continue reading

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Who is Me, My Avatar and His Clone

Experiments with avatar cloning facilities as a basis for non-player characters (NPCs) in the latest development versions of OpenSim… for a possible visual artifact as part of the MSc in e-Learning Digital Cultures Course.

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(Lack) Of Ideas and (Insufficient) Data

Where shall we to begin to unravel the drivel in the paper by Roszak. Let’s start with his use of language… humans have minds and think… with no “quotes” on the words. Computers are “data processors” which “regurgitate” from “memory” … Continue reading

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Through the Keyhole

I am travelling this week and in a location with no broadband or desktop computer. When travelling like this, I usually use a mobile device and 3G wireless access and limit myself to basic e-mail and a few low bandwidth … Continue reading

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Reflections on Week 3.1 – Looking into the Course through a Keyhole

Reading I am travelling this week and in a location with no broadband or desktop computer. So, I planned to catch up on reading and perhaps get a little ahead. I find I am now wanting to get the paper … Continue reading

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Welcome to my Informatics Blog

Welcome to my Informatics Blog on the Informatics Blog Service.

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