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Introduction: Romanticism, Modernity, and Virtual Reality

Peter Otto

in Multiplying Worlds: Romanticism, Modernity, and the Emergence of Virtual Reality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199567676
eISBN:
9780191725364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567676.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Following a discussion of the online world, ‘Second Life’, the introduction provides a preliminary survey of the virtual realities of the late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-centuries; an overview ... More


Community Building as Contribution

Marina Umaschi Bers

in Designing Digital Experiences for Positive Youth Development: From Playpen to Playground

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199757022
eISBN:
9780199933037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757022.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter taps into the civic dimension opened by new technologies that promote community building. From video games to virtual worlds, research has shown that several technologies engage young ... More


Brands and adverworlds

Barrie Gunter

in Kids and Branding In A Digital World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097874
eISBN:
9781526104359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097874.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter turns attentions to the presence of brands in online virtual worlds that take the form of social communities rather than environments in which specific games are played out. While online ... More


The Open Past: Subjectivity and Remembering in the Talmud

Sergey Dolgopolski

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244928
eISBN:
9780823252497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244928.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The book shows how the characters in the Talmud live their lives as performances of remembering the past traditions better. As the book argues much life of the characters means constant verification ... More


Neofinalism

Raynond Ruyer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816692040
eISBN:
9781452953700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692040.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Unruffled by the motif of the end of philosophy, Raymond Ruyer elaborated one of the most singular and unclassifiable metaphysics of the 20th century and reactivated philosophy's capacity to ... More


The Temple of Health and Hymen

Peter Otto

in Multiplying Worlds: Romanticism, Modernity, and the Emergence of Virtual Reality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199567676
eISBN:
9780191725364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567676.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Taking its cue from Wordsworth's description of London in Book VII of The Prelude, this chapter places James Graham, along with the artist and scientist, within the unprecedented commercial and ... More


Image operations: refracting control from virtual reality to the digital battlefield

Timothy Lenoir and Luke Caldwell

in Image Operations: Visual media and political conflict

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107213
eISBN:
9781526120984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107213.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how control in military contexts is refracted, multiplied, and circulated through the lens of the image. It looks at military developments in networking the battlefield, from ... More


A short guide to user testing for simulation sickness in Virtual Reality

Ben Lewis-Evans

in Games User Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198794844
eISBN:
9780191836336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794844.003.0030
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy, Computational Mathematics / Optimization

The increased interest in virtual reality (VR) has yielded a lot of studies and development in both research and game design. Simulation sickness is an issue experienced by a significant subset of ... More


Animation and Digital Culture

Paul Wells

in American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In this chapter, Paul Wells argues that the literal and metaphorical developments of animation in the twenty-first century allow ‘virtual histories’ to be constructed from the subjective and relative ... More


Beyond Techno-Orientalism: Virtual Worlds and Identity Tourism in Japanese Cyberpunk

Baryon Tensor Posadas

in Dis-Orienting Planets: Racial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811523
eISBN:
9781496811561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811523.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In “Beyond Techno-Orientalism: Virtual Worlds and Identity Tourism in Japanese Cyberpunk,” Baryon Tensor Posadas demonstrates how the impact of techno-Orientalism on Japanese SF opens up an important ... More


Speaking to the Dead: Social Network Sites and Public Grieving

Candi K. Cann

in Virtual Afterlives: Grieving the Dead in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145419
eISBN:
9780813145495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145419.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Internet memorials, including tombstone Internet links with virtual memorials, funeral home memorials, Internet grieving websites, and social network sites of deceased persons, illustrate that the ... More


Real-World Games

Andy Miah

in Sport 2.0: Transforming Sports for a Digital World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035477
eISBN:
9780262343114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035477.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter identifies the book’s major themes, arguments, problems and possibilities, including reference to the major, pertinent philosophical notions of games and sport, integrating the seminal ... More


The Digital Ecology of Elite Sports

Andy Miah

in Sport 2.0: Transforming Sports for a Digital World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035477
eISBN:
9780262343114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035477.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter considers how digital technology has altered the world of elite athletic performance and what this means for the future of sports. It explores how digital technology has become a ... More


Conclusion

Andy Miah

in Sport 2.0: Transforming Sports for a Digital World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035477
eISBN:
9780262343114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035477.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter argues that the integration of digital technology with sport is fast becoming a characteristic of how it is designed, delivered, and experienced. In so doing, it expands our ... More


Challenges and Promises

Arlindo Oliveira

in The Digital Mind: How Science is Redefining Humanity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262036030
eISBN:
9780262338394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036030.003.0011
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

Some of the challenges and promises that would stem from the creation of digital minds are presented and discussed. In particular, this chapter addresses the possibility that, in the future, there ... More


The idea, the machine and the art: word and image in the twenty-first century. Envoi1

Catherine Gander and Sarah Garland

in Mixed Messages: American Correspondences in Visual and Verbal Practices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991500
eISBN:
9781526115003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991500.003.0012
Subject:
Art, Art History

Taking in recent advances in neuroscience and digital technology, Gander and Garland assess the state of the inter-arts in America and the Western world, exploring and questioning the primacy of ... More


Digital Natives and Composition in the Middle School Band: From Imagination to Music

Bruce Carter

in Composing our Future: Preparing Music Educators to Teach Composition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199832286
eISBN:
9780199979806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199832286.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Psychology of Music

This chapter explores how students who use technology as naturally as they breathe air, can be guided by teachers who are “digital immigrants”. The chapter explores how student use of digital media ... More


Nomadic Vitalities:Becoming Beyond Boundaries in Nina Bouraoui’s Writing

Amaleena Damlé

in The Becoming of the Body: Contemporary Women's Writing in French

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748668212
eISBN:
9781474400923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668212.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter explores the postcolonial context of Franco-Algerian writer Nina Bouraoui’s work as a state of perpetually deterritorialised flux and nomadic becoming. Its analysis of subjectivity ... More


From Casimir Forces to Black-Body Radiation: Quantum and Thermal Fluctuations

Alejandro W. Rodriguez and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This dialogue with physicist Alejandro W. Rodríguez is in two parts. The first part, which took place in the MIT campus, reflects on how theory has been overtaking experimentation in recent ... More


The Normalising Complex and the Challenges of Virtualisation

Jacopo Martire

in A Foucauldian Interpretation of Modern Law: From Sovereignty to Normalisation and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474411929
eISBN:
9781474435215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411929.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In the present chapter, the author, drawing from his genealogical account, argues that modern law and biopolitical strategies of normalization are not to be conflated but came to work in a symbiotic ... More


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