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CATS – Critical Perspectives Essay Proposal

I will be comparing the video games “Silent Hill” and “Amnesia – The Dark Descent” in a psychoanalytical perspective. Specifically, I intend to look at how the environments and environmental effects immerse the player into the game. I have chosen … Continue reading

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CATS Logbook – Session 7/8 – Critical Perspectives

Our 7th and 8th CATS sessions were entitled “Introduction to Critical Perspectives. First of all, we considered how exactly a critical perspective can be formed. To do this within the realms of technology, we must ask the following questions: How … Continue reading

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CATS Logbook – Session 6 – TED Talk – Sherry Turkle: “Connected, but alone?”

As part of the Session 6 lecture (which you can find here), we were tasked with watching two “TED Talks”. The second and last of these talks that I watched was “Connected, but alone?” by Sherry Turkle. In this talk, … Continue reading

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CATS Logbook – Session 6 – TED Talk – Jane McGonigal: “Gaming can make a better world”

As part of the Session 6 lecture (which you can find here), we were tasked with watching two “TED Talks”. The first of these talks that I watched was “Gaming can make a better world” by Jane McGonigal. McGonigal is … Continue reading

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CATS Logbook – Session 6 – Contextualising Digital Culture 3: Futures

Our 6th CATS session was the conclusion of our three part series of lectures on “Contextualising Digital Culture”. The final lecture of the series dealt with “Futures”. I was unable to be at this specific lecture due to the lecture … Continue reading

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CATS Logbook – Session 5 – Part 2 – Contextualising Digial Culture 2: Postmodernism/New Media

Our 5th CATS session was a continuation on the “Contextualising Digital Culture” series. The 2nd part of this series dealt with Postmodernism & New Media. First of all, we jumped straight in to the definition of Postmodernism. The term “Postmodernism” … Continue reading

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CATS Logbook – Session 5 – Part 1 – Session 4 Additions

Before we started session 5 of our CATS module, my tutor had a few extra bits and pieces to cover from the previous session (which you can find here). I will detail these extras here. The session 5 post will … Continue reading

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