Galbadia Hotel Video Game Audio Library →
Galbadia Hotel launched in summer 2005 as a side-project of Final Fantasy Shrine. Galbadia Hotel was originally intended to be a media site for all FinalFantasy related downloads we could get our hands on. Eventually we realized this was limiting the site’s potential, and expanded to RPGs in general, and eventually the whole videogame industry. Galbadia Hotel is meant to be unique. We were...
San Francisco 1906 lost film
A step back in time… amazing how much our lives have changed since then… This film was “lost” for many years. It was the first 35mm film ever. It was taken by camera mounted on the front of a cable car The number of automobiles is staggering for 1906. Absolutely amazing! The clock tower at the end of Market Street at the Embarcadero wharf is still there. (I’m also...
AJET 26(3) Drexler (2010) - The networked student... →
Principles of networked learning, constructivism, and connectivism inform the design of a test case through which secondary students construct personal learning environments for the purpose of independent inquiry. Emerging web applications and open educational resources are integrated to support a Networked Student Model that promotes inquiry-based learning and digital literacy, empowers the...
Sugata Mitra: The child-driven education | Video on TED.com
Home of the Underdogs →
Home of the Underdogs (often called HotU) was an abandonware archive founded by Thai Sarinee Achavanuntakul (สฤณี อาชวานันทกุล), aka: Underdogs or Fringer on her own blog, in September 1998, and grew to be one of the most significant abandonware websites on the Internet, despite losing its domains to cybersquatters and then briefly going offline.
Error Macro: The Saturday Scan - Choose Your Own... →
A lot of people miss that mammoth abandonware site Home of the Underdogsalso has a gamebook section. It contains scans of many solo adventure pen & paper RPG books as well as several Choose Your Own Adventure style titles. In particular, I want to point out their collection of 3 out of the 12 Nintendo Adventure Books you probably read as a kid if you’re sufficiently old enough....
Desert Hat :: Home →
What is Desert Hat? The Desert Hat is a hat designed for extreme conditions, either in the flaming deserts of the Sahara or the frozen tundra of Siberia. While some find it unfashionable, the Desert Hat is incredibly practical, operating extremely well in a wide variety of conditions. The Desert Hat is not about fashionability but about crossing boundaries and expanding territories of...
Inanimate Alice - iStori.es - Education Pack →
iStori.es Education Pack The first Education Pack was created as a way of facilitating learning from a new media fiction. Today we realise that many educators face a predicament. On the one hand there are anxieties about the reliability of internet sites and concerns regarding how to educate students to make informed online decisions. On the other hand there are, for example, government...
Rafael Fajardo dossier →
Rafael Fajardo teaches at the University of Denver in Electronic Media Art & Design, and Digital Media Studies. He is part of an emerging group of artists and designers who are exploring the potential of digital video games to express serious and complex subject matter. Through his collaborative, SWEAT, Fajardo has published two video games that comment on the game-like nature of (il)legal...
My name is Gonzalo Frasca. I am a game developer, researcher, entrepreneur and Chair of the Videogame program at ORT University. I currently live in Montevideo, Uruguay, where I create games at Powerful Robot Games, a studio that I co-founded in 2002. We create both commercial and experimental games.
Ian Bogost →
Hi, I’m Ian Bogost. I am a videogame researcher, critic, and designer, as well as an author and an entrepreneur. I am a professor at Georgia Tech (a university), a Founding Partner atPersuasive Games (a videogame studio), and a Board Member atOpen Texture (an educational publisher).
Critical Game Studies →
Talking Teenage - Hot Topics - You look Tired and... →
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hop-in ride-sharing service Royale - design... →
A ride-sharing service that facilitates on-demand encounters between drivers(with their own cars) and ride-seekers.The service involves the city as an active player providing benefits to the driver as well as security to the users. The service enhances the social in-car encounters between drivers & seekers
wanderlust mobile social networking Royale -... →
Wanderlust is a mobile service tailored for creative people that use their identities and needs (in terms of time and distance) to allow them to immerse in new or unexplored spaces as well to meet people with similar interests. Wanderlust enhances community behaviours by providing suggestions from people and places that can be relevant to you (ad-hoc social networking) using a knowledge management...
US Congress notified over $60bn arms sale to Saudi... →
yo creo que el descaro de este puto gobierno ya llegó muy lejos. Sin despreciar lo apreciable, esto es lo que dice Andrew Shapiro, the assistant secretary of state for political and military affair: “It will send a strong message to countries in the region that we are committed to support the security of our key partners and allies in the Arabian Gulf and broader Middle East. And it will...
10+ Ways to Promote a Learning Culture in your... →
So, What’s Next? - edurealms.com →
“Last year was largely an experimental year. There were so many unknowns going into the WoWinSchool Project that our overall attitude was “Let’s see what this looks like,” and some aspects of the program were largely informal. That’s not to say that we didn’t learn a great deal and that the participating students didn’t benefit from the program (and we from them). Going in, we were...
Planet 3DS is an independent website about the Nintendo 3DS and is in no way...– Planet 3DS • About
Planet 3DS • StreetPass. Open the gates between... →
An imaginative take on how we could use the upcoming Nintendo 3DS as means of generating social contexts in which people, interacting physically in real life, open up and exchange layers of information about themselves in an automated fashion through StreetPassing.
Gametag: Keep Nintendo DS Games In One Place |... →
Way to go lady!
the creative internet (106 things) →
‘Inanimate Alice’ tells the story of Alice, a young girl growing up...– Inanimate Alice
EdTech Insight: Transmedia Literature and Literacy... →
Transmedia literature needs to be a part of literacy instruction.
GOOD.is | Digital Dumping (Raw Image) →
Digital Media and Learning on Vimeo These films present profiles of the leading thinkers and researchers who are examining the role that digital media plays in young people’s lives. Mimi Ito, John Seely Brown, Henry Jenkins, Diana Rhoten, James Gee, Nichole Pinkard, and Katie Salen all see digital media - social networks, online games and media production - as the transformational tools of...
Arqueología del videojuego: Aventuras... →
Videogame Arqueology: Conversational Adventures.
The Inherent Value of Running Your Business like a... →
The Serious Games Based Economy Unfolds Early September, Fortune Tech reported that companies are realizing that the very same game-play mechanics used in games to hook gamers are an effective way to create business value and therefore are slowly wending their way into other parts of the economy
Why I Blog - Magazine - The Atlantic →
Reading versus Video Games | Inside Digital Media →
Confessions of an Aca/Fan: Archives: Raising the... →
Rockman Dash 3 Concept Art
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The Mega Man Network » Hidden Level Editor... →
Demolition Time. Tercer corte del Salmón X....
Notes from Adolescents and Digital Literacies.. |... →
kate raynes-goldie // k4t3.org — Deconstructing... →