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Altering human sensorium

Artificial flavours, augmented senses, immersive media, augmented reality, virtual reality

By shaping the media environment, media are able to tune the human sensorium according to their “bias”. 3,196 more words

Media Ecology

Virtual reality technology is a dead-end of media evolution

Admiration and oblivion, the same prospects Google Glass are facing, are waiting ahead for virtual reality technology. This is not necessarily due to the difficulties in VR-content production (VR-consumers have had little to consume so far); it is the bulkiness of VR-devices that raises an impassible barrier to VR becoming regularly used in everyday life. 1,339 more words

Digital Environment

“We’ve got radio, but not happiness”

“So we’ve got radio already, but we’re still waiting for happiness,” said Soviet satirist Ilya Ilf[i] of the technical progress of the 1930s. The well-known American comedian Louis C.K. 1,325 more words

Media Ecology

Media hygiene. Media Ecology as Ecology Contrariwise – III

The emancipation of authorship (Miroshnichenko, 2013) has led to an exponential growth in the number of information sources. Anyone who goes online is immediately inundated with huge amounts of information, more than a human being could previously absorb in a lifetime. 850 more words

Media Ecology

Temporal shock. Media Ecology as Ecology Contrariwise - II

The technological shock has to do with the mess in space and is accompanied by the temporal shock that has to do with the compression of time. 1,169 more words

Media Ecology

Cyberculture... What is it?

Shit. I don’t know. I don’t even care about it that much, unless we’re talking about Lt. Commander Data’s positronic brain. I’ll bet a pretty cool cyberculture exists in there. 190 more words

History And Theory Of New Media

Avatar was a terrible movie

Avatar was so boring. Oh, is that the wrong answer?

I’ve always found the idea of avatars, beyond just a thumbnail representation of a person, to be very weird. 341 more words

History And Theory Of New Media