Ian Bogost

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Name: Ian Bogost
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

A New Department Marks the Rise of a Discipline: 'Computational Media'

Pixar movies, interactive video games, smartphone applications—all are forms of computational media, the marriage of computer science to the arts and humanities. Signaling a deeper investment in that fast-growing if slippery field, the University of California ... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Game On!

Campus and Community Students learn that to make video games you have to study them, too.Posted October 9, 2014 | Atlanta, GAGeorgia Tech’s burgeoning Game Studio is emerging as a leading hub of video game research and development under the direction ... [Published Georgia Tech - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

What's happening in Gamergate?

Gamergrgate has been a huge topic of discussion at The Verge in the past few days. It's become clear during that period that Gamergate is really, really confusing. It's meant a lot of things over the past three (seriously! three!) months that it's been ... [Published The Verge - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

"Superstition, myth, and religion offer rationales that fill in the empty spaces between performance

"Superstition, myth, and religion offer rationales that fill in the empty spaces between performance and results." That's Ian Bogost being his transcendent self in an excellent essay on the Flappy Bird sequel Swing Copters for The Atlantic. ... [Published Kotaku - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Google Removes ‘Bomb Gaza’ Game From Play Store

In Bomb Gaza, a game about doing precisely what its peremptory title commands, you play as the Israeli Air Force, tapping a touchscreen to pour red-nosed bombs into a 2D multi-level landscape filled with cartoonish people wearing white robes and clutching ... [Published TIME.com - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 2 reports

Google Removes ‘Bomb Gaza’ Game From Play Store

More Thailand Bans Tropico 5 City-Building Game Over Security Concerns BioShock Is Going to Be an iOS Game Later This Summer Deadly Attack: American Troops Shot at Afghan 'West Point' NBC News Missing Girl's Parents Given Lie Detector Tests NBC News ... [Published The China Blog - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Medium shows off BMW as its first ‘collections’ sponsor as it dives into paid content

Above: Medium's Re:form collection of curated stories Image Credit: Medium NOTE: GrowthBeat -- VentureBeat's provocative new marketing-tech event -- is a week away! We've gathered the best and brightest to explore the data, apps, and science of successful ... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 30 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]

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A New Department Marks the Rise of a Discipline... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Oct 14 2014]
Game On! [Published Georgia Tech - Oct 09 2014]
What's happening in Gamergate? [Published The Verge - Oct 06 2014]
"Superstition, myth, and religion offer rationa... [Published Kotaku - Aug 27 2014]
Google Removes ‘Bomb Gaza’ Game From Play Store [Published TIME.com - Aug 05 2014]
Google Removes ‘Bomb Gaza’ Game From Play Store [Published The China Blog - Aug 05 2014]
Google Removes ‘Bomb Gaza’ Game From Play Store [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Aug 05 2014]
Medium shows off BMW as its first ‘collections’... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 30 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]
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"Superstition, myth, and religion offer rationa... [Published Kotaku - Aug 27 2014]
"Superstition, myth, and religion offer rationales that fill in the empty spaces between performance and results." That's Ian Bogost being his transcendent self in an excellent essay on the Flappy Bird sequel Swing Copters for The Atlantic. ...
Google Removes ‘Bomb Gaza’ Game From Play Store [Published TIME.com - Aug 05 2014]
In Bomb Gaza, a game about doing precisely what its peremptory title commands, you play as the Israeli Air Force, tapping a touchscreen to pour red-nosed bombs into a 2D multi-level landscape filled with cartoonish people wearing white robes and clutching ...
Google Removes ‘Bomb Gaza’ Game From Play Store [Published The China Blog - Aug 05 2014]
More Thailand Bans Tropico 5 City-Building Game Over Security Concerns BioShock Is Going to Be an iOS Game Later This Summer Deadly Attack: American Troops Shot at Afghan 'West Point' NBC News Missing Girl's Parents Given Lie Detector Tests NBC News ...
Google Removes ‘Bomb Gaza’ Game From Play Store [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Aug 05 2014]
More Thailand Bans Tropico 5 City-Building Game Over Security Concerns BioShock Is Going to Be an iOS Game Later This Summer Deadly Attack: American Troops Shot at Afghan 'West Point' NBC News Missing Girl's Parents Given Lie Detector Tests NBC News ...
Medium shows off BMW as its first ‘collections’... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 30 2014]
Above: Medium's Re:form collection of curated stories Image Credit: Medium NOTE: GrowthBeat -- VentureBeat's provocative new marketing-tech event -- is a week away! We've gathered the best and brightest to explore the data, apps, and science of successful ...
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