Ian Bogost

Type: Person
Name: Ian Bogost
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

A Game A Day at HILT

I’ve been blogging about Games in the Classroom here on ProfHacker for some time, and I’m very excited to be putting some of these lessons together in a week-long institute as part of the Humanities Intensive Learning and Teaching institute at the University ... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Word Processor: A review of the Bay Area's 'Processed World' in 'The Baffler'

Consider the plight of the office drone: more gadgeted-out than ever, but still facing the same struggle for essential benefits, wages, and dignity that workers have for generations.Utopian reveries spill forth almost daily from the oracles of progress, ... [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Think before you act: against the modern cult of spontaneity

Illustration: Ciara Phelan for the New StatesmanLive for the moment. Be spontaneous. Be free and happy. Don’t worry about the future. Act as though it’s your last day on earth. Such is one modern conception of the good life. Adverts encourage us to drop ... [Published New Statesman - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

The Most Controversial Potato Salad Ever

Have you heard about Zack Danger Brown and his potato salad Kickstarter? Yeah. Zack, who lives and works and is enjoying his 15 minutes in Columbus, launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign a few days ago with a stated goal of raising $10 to make ... [Published Columbus - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

The Joke Is on Yo—and All Its Users

Breathy think pieces have lauded the latest viral app Yo as “merging the physical and digital worlds” with its focus on “context-based communication.” They naively praised its simplicity: “unlike most other messaging apps, Yo doesn’t collect any personal ... [Published American Conservative - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

Seriously, Don't Download 'Yo'

(Newser)–Well that was fast: Yo has been hacked. The app that lets you send messages that say "yo" (yes, that's all it does) was virtually unknown a week ago, but then it got a $1 million cash injection, prompting a flood of mostly incredulous news stories ... [Published Newser - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Why We Need to Tame Our Algorithms Like Dogs

There is a theory among evolutionary anthropologists that dogs evolved from beasts to pets because the canines that continued to survive were those that gained social intelligence. The wolves that thousands of years ago hung around the edges of human ... [Published Wired News - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Shaka, When the Walls Fell

Ian Bogost on the episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation "Darmok" and the limits of human communication, in The Atlantic [h/t: Jennifer Ouellette]: On stardate 45047.2, Jean-Luc Picard leads the crew of the Enterprise in pursuit of a transmission ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jun 18 2014]
First reported May 30 2014 - Updated May 30 2014 - 1 reports

"Victory and defeat are just lies told out of two sides of the same mouth.

"Victory and defeat are just lies told out of two sides of the same mouth. This is the Blue Shell of collapse, the Blue Shell of financial crisis, the Blue Shell of the New Gilded Age." That's game designer/academic Ian Bogost on the most hated ... [Published Kotaku - May 30 2014]
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 1 reports

3 Ways Video Game Companies Are Getting Your Kids Hooked

Jaden Darnell, 10, of Southbridge, Mass., plays video games on an Xbox 360, a PlayStation 3 and an iPhone. At times, he says, it can be hard to tear himself away from the action, especially when he’s playing NBA General Manager on his phone. Whether ... [Published TIME.com - May 29 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

If you like reading about games, check out "StoryBundle."

If you like reading about games, check out " StoryBundle ." It's a new pay-what-you-want bundle of ebooks about video games, including work from some great writers, from Geoff Keighley to Ian Bogost. You can pay whatever you want and get the first ... [Published Kotaku - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Game developers as brutalized industrial attention-farmers: a look back from tomorrow

Writing to us from the distant future, Ian "Cow Clicker" Bogost describes our modern games industry and the role it will play in the coming downfall of civilization: "Working long before sustenance powders, developers were easily seduced by appeals ... [Published Boing Boing - Mar 25 2014]

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A Game A Day at HILT [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - 15 hours ago]
Word Processor: A review of the Bay Area's 'Pro... [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - Jul 25 2014]
Think before you act: against the modern cult o... [Published New Statesman - Jul 16 2014]
The Most Controversial Potato Salad Ever [Published Columbus - Jul 08 2014]
The Joke Is on Yo—and All Its Users [Published American Conservative - Jun 23 2014]
Seriously, Don't Download 'Yo' [Published Newser - Jun 20 2014]
Why We Need to Tame Our Algorithms Like Dogs [Published Wired News - Jun 20 2014]
Shaka, When the Walls Fell [Published 3quarksdaily - Jun 18 2014]
"Victory and defeat are just lies told out of t... [Published Kotaku - May 30 2014]
3 Ways Video Game Companies Are Getting Your Ki... [Published TIME.com - May 29 2014]
Persuasive Video Games-A World Economic Forum D... [Published Uploads by wired - Apr 16 2014]
If you like reading about games, check out "Sto... [Published Kotaku - Apr 04 2014]
Game developers as brutalized industrial attent... [Published Boing Boing - Mar 25 2014]
Four short links: 25 March 2014 [Published O'Reilly Radar - Insight, analysis, and researc ... - Mar 25 2014]
Ideas @Davos | Ian Bogost | Persuasive Gaming [Published World Economic Forum - YouTube - Mar 21 2014]
Before GDC, academics skewer the games criticis... [Published Ars Technica - Mar 17 2014]
[tt] NYT: Wikipedia vs. the Small Screen [Published TranshumanTech - Feb 11 2014]
At height of popularity, creator pulls Flappy B... [Published Ars Technica - Feb 10 2014]
[tt] Edge 2014 Question: What Scientific Idea I... [Published TranshumanTech - Feb 04 2014]
Art By Algorithm [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 01 2014]
DevLearn 2013 Conference & Expo Now World’s Lea... [Published PRWeb - Oct 15 2013]
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Shaka, When the Walls Fell [Published 3quarksdaily - Jun 18 2014]
Ian Bogost on the episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation "Darmok" and the limits of human communication, in The Atlantic [h/t: Jennifer Ouellette]: On stardate 45047.2, Jean-Luc Picard leads the crew of the Enterprise in pursuit of a transmission ...
"Victory and defeat are just lies told out of t... [Published Kotaku - May 30 2014]
"Victory and defeat are just lies told out of two sides of the same mouth. This is the Blue Shell of collapse, the Blue Shell of financial crisis, the Blue Shell of the New Gilded Age." That's game designer/academic Ian Bogost on the most hated ...
3 Ways Video Game Companies Are Getting Your Ki... [Published TIME.com - May 29 2014]
Jaden Darnell, 10, of Southbridge, Mass., plays video games on an Xbox 360, a PlayStation 3 and an iPhone. At times, he says, it can be hard to tear himself away from the action, especially when he’s playing NBA General Manager on his phone. Whether ...
Persuasive Video Games-A World Economic Forum D... [Published Uploads by wired - Apr 16 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gw4ddwqZy6o&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Persuasive Video Games-A World Economic Forum Discussion-Ideas @Davos-WIRED In this World Economic Forum ...
If you like reading about games, check out "Sto... [Published Kotaku - Apr 04 2014]
If you like reading about games, check out " StoryBundle ." It's a new pay-what-you-want bundle of ebooks about video games, including work from some great writers, from Geoff Keighley to Ian Bogost. You can pay whatever you want and get the first ...
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